Of Collars and Cages

One of my Twitter followers pointed out that I’m not collared in my blog cover pic. “Aren’t you in a steel collar?” he asked. Yes, I usually am. I picked that photo because I liked it, and other than not having my collar on at that moment, I think it represents me well. I feelContinue reading “Of Collars and Cages”

I’m calling Shenanigans

I read an article about the rise of the leather scene. The author claimed that gay men began wearing leather gear because it was “hyper-masculine” and a response to the view that gay men were effeminate. It argued it arose from motorcycle gangs and was meant to intimidate. Bullshit. It’s arguably masculine, but I don’tContinue reading “I’m calling Shenanigans”

A Straight Guy Walks Into a Gay Bar

Note: Things are a little crazy right now, but I’m going to continue posting stuff I hope brings you a smile. Stay safe and stay strong. We will get through it together. My first time in a gay bar was as a straight man. Okay, I wasn’t straight. I was gay as the day isContinue reading “A Straight Guy Walks Into a Gay Bar”

Dream Date

It’s funny what writing this blog and stirring up old memories is doing to my brain. I had a dream last night that I was talking to my mother. She was very much alive in my dream. “I was talking to your roommate” “Husband” “Anyway, your roommate said…” “Husband, mother. He’s my husband. You wereContinue reading “Dream Date”