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Thanks for flying

It had been years since I’d flown on a plane and I was a virgin to the new security procedures. And at that moment, I was having my traveling cherry popped by a burly woman with a voice like a buzzsaw. Merry Christmas to me.

Reality Check: Dating in an on-line world

I just got back to work after taking two solid weeks of vacation. While on vacation, I found myself with a bit more time on my hands, and my internet browser frequently directed itself to a number of websites that I usually do not have much time to visit.

Filth2go: January 4, 2010

File this under the "That Didn't Take Long" department - reps have confirmed that Rosie O'Donnell has a new girlfriend.

Pop-OP: The joys of the holiday season

Packing for Chicago has become an adventure for me, especially when I get word from Nick that with the wind chill it is 18 degree below! So for a weekend trip I ended up with a big suitcase; but in my defense, I will say that it also contained a number of Christmas presents that would not be making the return trip with me.

New Year's Resolutions

Benny Cartwright vows to stop walking into screen doors, tripping up stairs, and knocking over wine displays at local grocery stores.

Filth2Go: 12.28.2009

Mariah Carey showed herself to be a true friend to our community. After hearing from a young gay man that his partner would only marry him if he got to meet Mariah, she arranged to bring the couple onstage during a performance.

An American tourist: London

Whether it is for shopping, tourism, or just another gay scene, London at Christmas-time is fabulous.

Rise and shine, decline to sign

Unfortunately, gay marriage will almost certainly be back on the ballot in 2010 because the re-activists will secure enough signatures this spring and summer. So what’s going to happen? Expect a Prop 8 repeat; except this time, much worse.

Blurbs from a breeder: I’ll buy you a diet coke if you have my baby

Jay was a gay teenager born without the filtration system that separates thoughts from statements. One day, as we were eating frosting packets from the local mall’s Cinnabon, I caught his eyes drifting toward my lower body. Fearing that Lake Oswego was about to lose its singular homosexual, I asked Jay why his eyes were burning a hole through my jeans.

‘Tis the season for parties

Before the Christmas season came I was actually quite worried that there wouldn’t be very many parties this year because people seem to be in such an economic crunch. I was wrong.