Alex van der Hoek

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 …

Mother and Son at Here Lounge West Hollywood

Mothers: The Modern Day Gay Icon

As society becomes more accepting, GBs often don’t have to go past their front doors looking for gay icons. While once they had to turn to the likes of Cher and Madonna for guidance, now all they have to do is call mom. Mothers have been an increasingly influential group …