Affliction: Growing Up With A Closeted Gay Dad

“I knew I was different,” he said. “I was also aware of the fact I should conceal it, that it was an affliction.”

The Cove: A Drag Queen Invasion Review

The Cove turns over its bar to Drag Queen Invasion. The show sports a monthly theme and boasts a large cast of amazing drag queens to leave you wanting more.

Love The One You’re With

In a dating climate where ghosting, polyamory and everyone in search of the next best thing are beyond the norm, it goes without saying that for any hopeless romantic, prospects for a successful dating life seem slim to none. Even for those in long term, “monogamous relationships”, the currents of temptation are certain to rock the boats of perhaps even the sturdiest of relationships.

The Subtle Art Of Not Give A Fuck – Review

Self-help books are a dime a dozen and most of them have one thing in common, they all tell you how to keep positive no matter the event. It has become an equation that says self-improvement will lead to happiness. It becomes an obsession to be happier, healthier, richer, smarter, sexier, and better than the [...]

Do We Need LGBTQ FairyTales

Growing up queer is a lesson in being an outsider. Rarely are there role models for queer youth to look up to. The lack of exposure to queer people and folklore, in our youth, effects our queer growth. Straight kids have their fairy tales that dance through their imaginations. Queer kids have to project themselves [...]

How Kurt Cobain Influenced LGBTQ Rights

September 24, 1991, marked the day when the music world changed. The rumblings of this event started four years earlier in Aberdeen, Washington. Gen Xers witnessed a phenomenon grow and become the mindset of that generation. I fully remember this day. It was eight months before I would graduate high school. I had only started [...]

7 Must-Hear Anti-Valentine’s Day Songs

Valentine’s Day isn’t for everyone. It definitely seems to be a holiday where couples make sure everyone knows they are in love, especially single people. For that, I give you the anti-Valentine’s Day Playlist. Seven songs to get you through this mushy holiday. 7. I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton This is the [...]

So You Think You Know Siouxsie and the Banshees

When I was a young kid, music was a lot harder to get exposed to. You pretty much dealt with what your parents subjected you to. At least until you started making friends and meeting people. This is when you start to notice other musicians and music styles. That is, unless you grow up in [...]