THE BARBERSHOP & THE GAY CONVERSATIONS…

How do you conduct yourself when you are in a barber’s chair in the “shop” and suddenly the topic of discussion turns to “FAGGOTS” or “Is___gay?” When do you “stand up? How do you challenge homophobia in these circumstances? Do you get up and leave? Do you admonish the owner? Do you stay silent? Do…

THE CUTTING EDGE…

While getting a hair cut, has the barber ever rubbed his erect penis on your arm?  If so did it make you hard or shocked?

MY SEXUALITY ISN’T SECRET, IT’S PRIVATE…

The other day I asked my barber if he would cut this gentleman’s hair that was in the shop. The gentleman was obviously gay and being in the Caribbean I know the ‘straight’ men perceive gay men. He told me yes he would and how that barber shop has about a 30% gay clientele. He…

THE HYPER MASCULINE MAN & HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH WOMEN…

For generations, men have been told that a “real man” is the strong, yet silent type whokeeps all of their emotions in check. A “realman” doesn’t cry, needtherapy or ask for help and above ALL else a “real man” keeps his women in check. Well this thought came to the other day as I was sitting in mybarber’s chair having a conversation. I…

PUSSY & THE ‘HETERO’ MAN: ¿CAN IT REALLY BE APPRECIATED?

I asked thisquestion because week after week, the ‘hetero’ menin the barbershop seem to ALWAYS findthe need to talk about the women they been with that week or the women theywant to get with. I often wonder how women feel being nothing more than a ‘walking’ vagina. This past weekendI had to point out to the barber that there was a…

JUST BE A MAN ABOUT IT {BOY}

The barbershop,the smells of masculine tonics saturating a space filled with leatherchairs, displaying the latest edition of KING MAGAZINE; a placewhere little boys become men, a place of STURDY moral character. A few weeks ago, I had thepleasure of being inside the walls of a local barbershop along with a toddlerthat was waiting for his first haircut. I sat and…

¿WHAT ARE WE TO EACH OTHER?

We are all capable of the best and the worst that humanity has to offer and from time to time, I cannot help but feel fed up with humanity. There are always situations that leave me feeling that people are simply not capable of behaving in a way that is coming from a place of…

¡DORITOS CAN MAKE YOU GAY!

SO YESTERDAY @ THE BARBERSHOP, THIS COMMERCIAL CAME ON & THE MEN LET IT BE KNOWN THAT THEY WERE NOT PLEASED.  NOW I WASN’T SURPRISED THAT THEY WERE UPSET BY WHAT THEY SAW, BUT DO YOU THINK THEY WOULD SAY IF THEY SAW THIS ONE: OR THIS ONE: ME THINKS THE PLACE WOULD EXPLODE! IS IT CRAZY THAT…

A MAN IS MAN…¿RIGHT?

Every week as I sit in the barbershop, I look around @ the hetero and homosexual men alike and often think about how amazing it is that we are all different, yet we are the same; and it is such a pity that what allow these ‘’ differences’’ to get in the way of us…

"WORK-OUT" WITH NELLY

SO I AM IN THE BARBER SHOP YESTERDAY & THE AD CAME ON FOR NELLY’S NEW WORK-OUT DVD. NOW I DIDN’T THINK MUCH OF IT UNTIL THE MEN IN SHOP STARTED HATING ON THE AD SAYING THINGS LIKE WTF? & WHO IS THIS REALLY FOR ? THEY ALL CHIMED IN SAYING, ‘WHAT MAN IS GOING TO BUY…