Ask Francine – The First Step in Transforming the Gays: Reading My Diary

January 18, 2008

A new year, and already I?m looking forward to spring, and the main reason ? April is the month when procreating heterosexuals have their once-a-year intimate relations. I have been invited to dozens of birthday gatherings these first two weeks of January, and as I count back nine months, there?s evidence that most proper Bible-Belt Christians choose one evening in April as their night to be intimate. […]

Lesbian Notions – Will the

January 1, 2008

The Beijing Olympic Games are over, and the United States sent a formidable team. Time Magazine listed 100 Olympic athletes to watch out for. […]

From Heartland Men’s Chorus, a Glorious, Globe-Sweeping Ride

March 31, 2007

Capture the high, people! Capture the high! I just had to leave the calamitous din of the Bistro 303 to come rushing home and set my thoughts down to inform you about the sensational spring concert sung by the Heartland Men’s Chorus this evening at the Folly Theater, Kansas City, Mo. […]

Not Just Another Gay Movie

September 5, 2006

The heterosexual teen sex comedy is a hallowed genre in American cinema. First came the Annette Funicello beach movies of a half century ago. Any teen savvy enough to delve through the superficial cheesiness of those plots found a rather bawdy collection of half-jokes and innuendo. […]

Camping Out in Kansas City

June 30, 2006

Now that Gay Pride 06’ is just a wonderful memory, it’s time to turn our attention to the events leading up to summer in Kansas City. What better way to kick off the summer than with a swim suit fashion show staged by our own KC Wave Swim Team, a benefit for KCAVP (Kansas City Anti Violence Project) and the Wave held at Bar Natasha June 9th? […]

Theater Review – A “Fifth” with Punch

June 30, 2006

Just as the ragtag city of Baltimore is the muse of filmmaker John Waters, playwright Lanford Wilson finds his inspiration in Lebanon, Missouri. Sitting in the south-central part of the state like an appendage to the Lake of the Ozarks, the town is where Wilson was birthed in 1937 and is the setting of his acclaimed theatrical triptych referred to as “The Talley Trilogy.” […]

Date Night

May 8, 2006

No one can dispute that Fort Lauderdale, Florida is the place “where the boys are.” […]

HBO Documents First-Ever Gay Family Cruise

May 8, 2006

The queue seemed interminable: a human serpentine snaked its way down the gangway of the Norwegian Dawn. Those who had booked passage on the cruise waited to board, some patient, others anxious. This scene had been played out thousands of times before, but this time there was a difference. Nearly all the 500 families advancing to the ocean liner were made up of either two moms or two dads, many with children in tow. […]

Camping Out in Kansas City

April 29, 2006

To get warmed up for the trip to Palm Springs, I attended the Heartland Men’s Concert on March 26th, “No Place Like Home,” and what a concert it turned out to be! I don’t know how they do it, but every one of their concerts just seems to be better than the one before. […]

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