Why Do We Need To Label Sexuality?

Why do we, as humans, feel the need to label everything that we interact with? Labels define a thing which creates a box for it to live in, the box gives us boundaries of what something is or is not. The boundaries offer us a safe place to navigate and to stay away from the [...]

Pandemic Music Blues

If you’ve spent the past several weeks under quarantine, then you are probably starting to run out of good music to listen to.  As I was going through my old playlists, it occurred to me that I listen to a lot of bands with especially weird names.  So, without further ado, I’d like to share [...]

The Need For LGBTQ Content Creators

I am going to drop some T on you that you may or may not realize. No one, and I mean absolutely no one, other than others like us are interested in or will put out the kind of content that we want to see. Nor will they put out content that accurately represents who [...]

Disappearing Art

It's no secret that I love the graffiti around Cleveland. There are truly some amazing artists expressing their talent in a city that seems to be stuck in place amidst its changes. The more it grows, the quicker these pieces of art are lost to time. So many of them are unseen by most and [...]

How Do I Deal With My Body Hair?

Since today is Friday and Corona still has us all on lock down, I thought I would take a lighter approach today. This is a topic that always causes me some distress, whether it is how I deal with it personally or how I see others deal. So, let us take a look at a [...]

How Do We Get Back To Normal After Covid-19

We have seen a lot of changes over the last couple of months. We have watched the coronavirus, effectively, shut down most of the world and bring the country's economies to a screeching halt. Getting back to normal seems like something that may be in a galaxy far, far away. Slowly, we are watching our [...]

Getting Social

I have been blogging for years, but GayintheCLE is only about a year and a half old. It started out as a way for me to get the thoughts out of my head and to be able to deal with them. Later, I grew my blog into a forum for sexual education. At the time [...]