Laying It On The Line

My blog has been for the purpose of sharing my experiences in the gay community here in Cleveland. To share places, I go or news that is important. Along the way I share personal stories, movies, music, video games, and other things that I like. But it feels that I need to point out a [...]

End of the Summer Feel Good Songs

We find ourselves at the end of summer and I am left feeling like it was barely here. With Cleveland having more mild temperatures, it was easy to forget that we had been in the embrace of it. Now that September is knocking on the door, I am left dreading the winter to come. To [...]

Perceived Power of the Penis

Dick, cock, manhood, schlong, dong, phallus, member, heat seeking moisture missile, wee wee, boner, danger noodle, woody, cum gun, pocket rocket, family jewels, skin flute, and yogurt hose. Yes, there is a plethora of words for the male member, all of which bring to mind some school yard setting of boys and jokes. We are [...]

Are We Intimate?

In Can You Have Intimacy In Casual Relationships I talked about intimacy and various types of nontraditional relationships. My opinion was pretty close minded, I was writing from the viewpoint of a situation I had recently been acquainted with. One should write from an open-minded point of view and let the audience draw conclusions as they [...]

Gay Ol’ Summer

It is August and the summer is officially winding down. The days have already started to get shorter and the air has taken on a different quality. These are the last days for getting away, partying, and enjoying youthful behavior before fall sets in and all of our clothes have to go back on. Summer [...]

Seeing People For Who They Are

My recent article prompted some heated discussions on a Facebook group for Cleveland’s LGBTQ. Things like pronoun usage, gender identity, and sex are topics that have become something of a large amount of focus in recent years. And it is easy to understand why people have a hard time with the terms and usage. For [...]

Modern Dating

As technology has changed and become more portable and pocketable, our interactions with people have also drastically changed. We spend more time looking down at our apps than we do paying attention to where we are walking. We talk to people through messengers and apps more than we do face to face, leaving verbal communication [...]