It’s Not So Bad to be a Size Queen!

I have a confession to make in my old age. I used to have a really big dick. I first came to this realization when I was 26, still emerging from the closet after a five-year marriage. I went to Backstreet fo...

Who Can Help When You’re a Pandemic Shut-in?

I’m sure that in pre-pandemic days, you had the experience of, say, eating at a restaurant next to a table occupied by an unleashed and aggressive creature darting its eyes about while channeling “emotional sup...

‘The Boys in the Band’: A Call to Vote Your Ass Off

Netflix, you doubtlessly know, is airing a remake of the 1970 film adaptation of the infamous play, “The Boys in the Band,” an off-Broadway hit by Mart Crowley. It is great motivation to vote this year, but I’l...

Why Art and Film Matter

Have you ever been with friends and someone announces that these young gay kids don’t know what it was like back in the day and should be more respectful of their elders? I hate this, because it has been the...

Outdoor Dining at Delbar

The Trumpenstein Pandemic continues to stall the city’s restaurants, but it’s my impression that many are trying to enlarge outdoor dining and rework interior space so that someone’s weak sneeze doesn’t catapul...

How COVID-19 Taught Me to Love Myself

The pandemic has been a special hell for those of us who suffer so-called body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a condition that causes obsessive dissatisfaction with the body’s appearance. I haven’t been to the gym ...

Grana: Will It Go Gay?

Discerning the state of the restaurant business in Atlanta is virtually impossible. Every day online you read reports of restaurants that have closed, reopened and two days later close again because an employee...

The Soothing Nostalgia of Online Reminiscing

One of the inevitable conditions of aging is nostalgia, the yearning for the old days when you were a young, optimistic lad with the feeling you had all the time in the world to, say, win a bodybuilding competi...

Just a Reminder: Stonewall Was a Riot

It is 1977. AIDS has not arrived and we are in our hedonistic prime. You take your perky white ass and pink lips to a club’s weekly dark room. “Tonight,” you tell a friend, “I’m gonna get me some Big Black Dick...

Talat Market: A Pop-up Favorite Gets a New Home

While many restaurants are reopening with full service, I wish I could tell you that things are returning to normal, but that’s clearly not going to happen anytime soon. We all know that besides the food itself...