Gay up Your Garden for the Spring

Spring, my absolute favorite season, is officially here in all of its colorful glory! It’s time to shake off your heavy winter coats and layers and exchange them for short sleeves and a stylish jacket for those...

Fashion Fixes without Breaking the Bank

Places like Rag-O-Rama or Plato’s Closet are perfect spots to grab those bargain items, but other places could break your bank. As you’re shopping for a new spring wardrobe, keep the following tips in mind. Oth...

Setting the Tone for Your Day

How many times have you wished you could just start your day all over again when trouble takes over? Digging deeper, you may discover the root of the issue is that you have yet to design a morning routine that ...

Say “Yes” to the Rebound

It’s a Game of Thrones-style plot twist you never saw coming. You look down expecting to see a bloody cavity in your chest where your heart used to be. Breakups hit you on every level of existence; emotionally,...

Snatch the Edges of Your Home with These Life Hacks

A new year brings new promises and a new commitment to maximizing your life. As you’re improving your mind, body, and soul, be sure your home gets a little resolution loving too. No matter what your resolutions...

On Fetishizing Black Men

You see him standing/walking/lounging at the bar, at the gym, in the aisle at the bookstore, at a coffee shop or wherever else you like to frequent. Or maybe you see him while scrolling through Scruff, Tinder, ...

Words & Sounds Sent From the Afro-Future

Afrofuturism has been making quite a name for itself lately, especially with the blockbuster and cultural triumph of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther.” The concept of the intersection of technology and the Africa...

Sankofa: Engineered Strides in Curing HIV

To this day, the AIDS epidemic that flared up in the 1980s is considered Gay History 101. It’s a deeply sobering part of our community’s history that saw some of our older members attending multiple funerals a ...