[ICYMI] ASK DR. HISAM:  Dealing with Genital Herpes

[ICYMI] ASK DR. HISAM: Dealing with Genital Herpes

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Dr. Hisam Goueli Dr. Hisam, I’m a 57-year-old gay man in an open relationship. I’m HIV negative. But I have genital herpes. How do I not transmit anal warts during anal intercourse? —Unsure Dear Unsure, I am happy to hear from you! All right, to your question. To …

[ICYMI] Collab+ Gay City and Amara “Brighter Futures through Foster Parenting”

[ICYMI] Collab+ Gay City and Amara “Brighter Futures through Foster Parenting”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Victor De Los Santos   The matter of this issue’s Collab+ article hits close to home…literally a few thousand feet from my family house in Yakima, Washington. When I first found out about the passing of Verna Coleman, my family’s neighbor of 41 years, the positive memories started …

{ICYMI} The Unique Mental Health Challenges Faced by Trans and Non-binary Individuals

{ICYMI} The Unique Mental Health Challenges Faced by Trans and Non-binary Individuals

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailBy Elliot Williams In recent years, the number of people who identify as transgender and non-binary has grown significantly. This is related to increasing awareness and social support. Surveys in the United Kingdom show that approximately 5% of all LGBTQ youth identify as nonbinary. (Non-binary is an umbrella term …

{ICYMI} How to Eliminate Flaky Dates & Attract Lasting Love

{ICYMI} How to Eliminate Flaky Dates & Attract Lasting Love

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Frank Macri Ever date someone and find you’re putting in more effort than you’re getting back? When you sense someone is being wishy-washy, it can be tempting to wait until they make the next move while you ruminate about what you did wrong. I had this happen recently …

{ICYMI} Seattle Beach Body: Keto v. Paleo

{ICYMI} Seattle Beach Body: Keto v. Paleo

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Vincent Kovar While January is resolution month, for Seattleites, it is also prime vacation season. In addition to worrying about the proverbial summer body, we who are escaping the cloudy Northwest have to worry about being winter beach-body-ready for Puerto Vallarta or Palm Springs. I frequently get asked, …

{ICYMI} Pride Journey: Portland, Oregon

{ICYMI} Pride Journey: Portland, Oregon

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Joey Amato For years, my former boss at South Florida Gay News would rave about Portland, Oregon. He loved the free-spirited nature of the community, as well as the abundance of outdoor activities available outside the city. After years of seeing Norm and other friends post breathtaking photos …

{ICYMI} Dear Dar: An Interview with Dar Williams

{ICYMI} Dear Dar: An Interview with Dar Williams

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Gregg Shapiro The winter IS behind us, but there’s little doubt that for a lot of LGBTQ folks, it was a stressful time. Some seeking solace knew to listen to the Dar Williams song “The Christians and the Pagans” on repeat. The tune, from her flawless 1996 album …

{ICYMI} Haulston Mann Packs a Punch in the New Season of the LGBTQ web series History

{ICYMI} Haulston Mann Packs a Punch in the New Season of the LGBTQ web series History

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby George Nelson History is the popular LGBTQ series that chronicles the struggles many thirtysomething gay men face as a result of growing up in a hetero world. Each episode confronts complex issues such as gender roles, toxic masculinity, rejection, loyalty, and whether baggage from our past can ever …

{ICYMI} Lisa Koch Remembers Peggy Platt, who left us One Year ago this week

{ICYMI} Lisa Koch Remembers Peggy Platt, who left us One Year ago this week

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0email(ED..The following post appeared in our Holiday 2018 print issue)   by Lisa Koch I miss Peggy Platt, Mary Margaret “Peggy” Platt. My brilliant friend, my infuriating sister, my hilarious writing partner, my Dos Fallopia twin, my Ham for the Holidays marathon partner. She left us April 2, 2018, …

{ICYMI] Remembering the life and laughs of Peggy Platt

{ICYMI] Remembering the life and laughs of Peggy Platt

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailED…..We lost Peggy Platt a year ago this week. The following appeared in our May/June 2018 issue.   by Mike Montgomery Peggy Platt was so close to becoming one of our contributors. For the first issue, she had written a satire op-ed on the pink pussy hats and she …