LGBTQ Pride On Lockdown

Earlier this week, I talked about Pride and it being canceled this year due to Coronavirus. Yes, it does suck but pride is inside of us and can be shown in how we carry ourselves. What is harder to replace is missing the ability to meet new people, reconnect with old friends, and share in the [...]

What Was Your First Pride Event Like?

With coronavirus changing the landscape of how we do things, it is not surprising that events like Pride are being canceled. For better or worse, this will be a year without any Pride event for many. Some of us may be left wondering what we can do to show and celebrate this Pride season. I [...]

Support Your Local Drag

We all know that things are stressful and tight, due to Covid-19 outbreak. Many people are out of jobs, reduced hours, or just working from home. Money is tight all around. This affects our LGBTQ community, as well. There are many who are out of work and not sure how they can pay their bills [...]

A Farewell to All Axs

They say that all things must come to an end.On Wednesday, All Axs, in Willoughby, announced that they would be closing their doors to the public. This comes at just over a year from their opening and since I wrote my first review of them. They became a cornerstone to the LGBTQ east side community [...]

Glam Gore Queens

I wanted to get my blog back to the original vision I had for it, reviewing LGBTQ culture/community/venues/places in the CLE. Last night, my friends and I ventured to Coventry to check out the Grog Shop and watch Glam Gore, hosted by Anhedonia Delight. This is my first time at both Glam Gore and the [...]

Chosen Families

I talked about how toxic masculinity can definitely make the workplace a lot more tough to feel comfortable in, but it also goes beyond that in many occasions. Toxic relationships can start within own families and it was much more common in years past. Social climate dictates a lot of how people respond to minorities [...]

Media Madness

Well it’s Friday and a good time to look back over some news stories that are circulating. When you think the world is progressing forward and becoming a more tolerant place, we are forced to see things that show us just how far we still have to go. Here are four stories from LGBTQ Nation [...]

How Do You Define Your Community?

In my 46 years, I have lived in many places but most of them have always been smaller towns. The one thing that rings true to all of them is that the LGBTQ people there always say there is no community. Some take the literal meaning of a group of people living in the same [...]

History of LGBTQ in Appalachia

We often hear coming out stories from the south and how bad it is, we hear stories from LGBTQ people of north eastern areas, west coast, and big cities, we often don’t hear of the in between places like the coal fields of West Virginia. The fringe places where religion has a strong hold and [...]

RuPaul’s Werq The World

Monday night, October 14th, Cleveland's Agora theater played host to the RuPaul's Drag Race Werq The World Tour. If you aren't familiar, RuPaul's Drag Race Contestants aren't always pushed off into obscurity, many in fact become part of the RuPaul Tour experience, from Roasts, Holiday Tours, and the Werq The World Tour.  The show was [...]