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Gay Marriage: What Now?

As I was sitting outside with my friend Aaron (who is also gay), my phone buzzed in my pocket. Slightly tiffed that I had to interrupt my tanning session to respond to a text, I pulled it out of the pocket of my shorts to see who had messaged me. My brother. Strange, he doesn’t text…

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Michael Sam and Why We Shouldn’t Call Conservatives Homophobes

It showed up in my newsfeed after a few of my friends liked an eye-catching article on Facebook. It was from Youngcons.com (Young Conservatives) and the title read “Matt Walsh’s “homophobic rant against Michael Sam” is absolutely brilliant.” I was confused because how could my friends like and comment on this link saying “Finally someone…

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Straight Guys on Gay Teams

Last weekend I went down to San Diego to watch my friend Nickles play in the Surf and Turf Bowl for his gay flag football team. Gay recreational sports teams are the norm among a lot of my friends and they exist in most major cities. The bowl in San Diego would be a coming…

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Slut-shaming an STD Poster

The office where I work just recently got new STD testing posters. At first I thought the posters were a clever way to get gay men to read the poster and get tested. They addressed all target markets including models of multiple races and they even used punny humor if you weren’t already sold by…

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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 were worried that someone as…

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Open Relationships

It’s no secret that the couples in open relationships are getting the most action here in the BVI and even though none of them are on my boat, we all hear the stories. We even hear that in the real world one of the couples allows each person to have sex with whoever they want…

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LA Gays vs. DC Gays

The guys I immediately bonded with from the trip were from LA, however most of the guys on the Gay Armada were from DC and it took me some adjustment to understand how they worked. It was interesting to hang around them and take note of how different the conversations were and how life back…

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Goose and Gay Chivalry

The straight community has been saying chivalry is dead. With a push for gender equality, men and women alike are viewing acts of kindness as power plays. Holding a door for a girl assumes that she’s weak and paying for her meal is a way of asserting dominance or control. When girls are asking for…