Stolen Fruit: Downfall of a Closeted Gay Predator

One of the heroes of the 2020 election turns out to be as creepy and morally corroded as the president it helped oust. While producing media clips worthy of a Peabody Award for public service, the leaders of Th...

My Crowdsourced Sex Life

I’m not an OnlyFans star, but anytime someone demeans the accomplishments or discredits the income of those who are, I think: You try it! You fuck on camera and give a performance worth purchasing when free alt...

Win, Lose & Live: Reunion with a Crush

His beauty and aura were potent enough to make someone new fall in love every day, and my turn came during the Taste of Chicago while home for the summer between my sophomore and junior years in college. Amblin...

Pornpocalypse Playlist to the Rescue

A few days into the toilet paper crisis of 2020, when it felt like we were observing the eve of Armageddon, I began worrying the survival kit I created in 2016 was insufficiently stocked. I hadn’t hoarded bottl...

In Defense of 2020

There may be one last epidemic to deal with during the final days of what is widely considered the most insidious year in human history: survivors’ guilt. Almost every morning of 2020 has felt like a freshly to...

Redemption for the AIDS Generation

Nearly 40 years after our nation told gay men their recklessness was to blame for the illness and death ricocheting through their ranks — a mindset that continues to traumatize a good number of us while still i...

A Dem Win is Not an LGBTQ Win

I bend the knee to Joe the Dragon Slayer. While I thought it was shameful the way Democratic establishmentarianism resulted in hardly anybody’s first choice becoming the presumptive nominee, there was only one ...

The End of the Beginning

Throughout the onset of global plague, the collapse of our economic order, the imposition of social distancing and elimination of public gatherings, I’ve appreciated all that has happened thus far as if it will...

I Prefer to Be Gay

The Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court were supposed preview the theo-fascist order the nominee seeks to impose on the country, but wound up only revealing how much eff...

As Seen on TV

Although our society increasingly feels like it is about to shatter, there remains bipartisan, cross-cultural unity in the paranoia many Americans feel toward LGBTQ folks. My social media timeline — which almos...

Mourning RBG, Our Constitutional Bodyguard

I’ve heard the voice of death four times this summer: during farewell calls to my aunt and father figure who were in the last days of lives abbreviated by cancer, in the final goodbye from a friend who would at...