JUS’ E-MAIL ME: ¿HOW DO I LOSE MY ‘GAY VIRGINITY’?

Growing up in a sexually repressed world, I was eager to lose my virginity. So few days ago, lying in bed, I turned to the man next to me I’d just had sex with and asked: ‘So does this mean I’ve lost my virginity?’ He laughed and replied ‘I’m afraid not.’ Leaving me asking, what…

NAFESSA WILLIAMS TALKS PLAYING A BLACK LESBIAN SUPERHERO

We were delighted when it was announced we’d be getting a black lesbian superhero. Now the actress who plays her has spoken some more about the character. Nafessa Williams plays Anissa Pierce. The show premiered 16 January. By the end of the first episode, the viewer finds out Anissa is a lesbian. Williams explained in an…

MOVING THROUGH DARKNESS…

Often it takes something major to wake us up as we struggle to maintain an illusion of control. In life, most of us want things to go to the places we have envisioned ourselves going. We have plans and visions, some of them divinely inspired, that we want to see through to completion. We want…

SILVER LININGS…

Without clouds in one’s life where would be the opportunities to see and appreciate the clearing? To not feel in terms of sadness, grief, depression, etc. there would not be the deep feelings of love and compassion. Like the parts of the earth that get no rain, little can grow and blossom. Sometimes, feelings that…

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS: SEASON 3, EPISODE 1 – ALL-STAR VARIETY SHOW

In today’s turbulent times, each season of RuPaul’s Drag Racefeels more and more vital. Having Ru, Michelle and the gals back on my screen feels like a fresh spring day after a long winter. It’s like food. It’s like mana. It’s like electrolytes. After a rocky first season, All Stars found its footing in season two, and the…

WHY WE IN THE GAY COMMUNITY NEED TO RETHINK HIV PREVENTION

We’ve come so far in the terms of where we are in HIV prevention. Gone are the days of the tombstone adverts. Now we live in an age where the majority of gay and bisexual men living with HIV have the condition under control. So if this is the case, why are we still seeing…