Mike Gerle Leather and Politics
PoliticsTalk Show

Mikel Gerle on Politics, Leather, and LA Band of Brothers

Mikel Gerle talks about the balance between working in politics and the leather community as well as his campaign for West Hollywood City Council for March of 2015. He delves into the world of the International Mr. Leather contest as well as the formation of the LA Band of Brothers. …

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Rob Stark Game of Thrones
Personal

A Sincere Thank You

Just over a week ago I received an e-mail with the subject “A Sincere Thank You.” I’ve gotten a lot of wonderful messages, but I felt like this one was worth sharing to really show the power in our stories. It’s one of the best messages I’ve ever received and …

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Greek Row
Lifestyle

12 Lessons and Benefits of Growing Up Gay in the South

As I was writing this post, one of my best friends sent me this text: While this post is similar to the perks of being a GB, this is particular to the boys like me who grew up in the South. I was there for fifteen years from age 3-18. Here …

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Alex van der Hoek
Lifestyle

Gay Men are Dangerous

“Watch your drinks. Don’t let anyone make you anything.” “Get ready to have orgies everyday.” “You’re going to come back covered in STDs.” This is what they told me before I left for my trip to the BVI, which I’m sure you’re tired of hearing about. My friends and family …

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Goose British Virgin Islands
Personal

The Lost Chapter

I wish he didn’t live in DC. If he lived in LA this would be absolutely perfect. I think back to the first time I met him. We hadn’t even kissed before I asked him to room with me. He was it. I knew it. I wish I could meet …

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Male Celebrities through various ages
Lifestyle

Dating Through the Ages

As a gay man in his early, dare I say, mid twenties, I’ve come to date a lot of guys of a lot of different ages. When thinking about the ages of my dates I realized there were a lot of similarities. This is mostly for fun, so don’t read …

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Poor Jennifer Aniston reads another tabloid headline
Personal

The Jennifer Aniston Complex

They want to know. How are you still single??? You look so normal, likeable, and trustworthy. There must be something you’re not telling them. You must have abnormally high standards or uncontrollable meltdowns. Or there must be someone that you’re hooking up with who you’re just not telling them about …

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Awkward After Date Text
Personal

TJ Maxx and the Feud of Romance and Reason

“This has to go well,” I thought while driving to my date at the Coffee Bean. “I met this boy at TJ Maxx and left him my number with no expectation that he would call and he did. With a romantic start like that, it has to go well. This …

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TJ Maxx Gold Photoshoot
Personal

Are You a Maxxinista?: Living Life to the Maxx

My friend just finished designing a fashion line and we were assembling the pieces for the photoshoot that I would also use to promote my birthday party. This photoshoot involved a throne-like chair, a chair that I could buy and later return once we were finished. I went to multiple …

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Mitchell Cameron and Lily ABC Family Modern Family
LifestyleTravel

Gays Adopting

I’ve come to learn that it is illegal in Austria for gay parents to adopt. For a lot of gay people, this doesn’t effect them. Many people I’ve met don’t want children. They like their life: the cruises, the vacations, the parties, and the complete control to do whatever they …

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