Tag Archives: soul mate

May 12

8 Things Annoying Gay Men Do

1.) Guys who take and post a daily selfie. (Extra douche points if they’re shirtless at the gym.) Honey, you’re not Rembrandt. Basic. 2.) Guys who ask you how you’re doing and once you begin telling them, they get distracted and/or completely cut you off in search of something shiny. “I’m sorry. Did you want […]

February 13

Two Date Maximum

Dating can be a bitch – especially around Valentine’s Day. It can also be like a comedy club with a two drink minimum. If you’re able to spot the red flags within one to two dates you’ll be able to save yourself a lot of grief and weed out the not-so potential suitors Inspired by […]

February 07

Enter to Win The “Winter’s Tale” Epic Romance Sweepstakes!

This is not a true story, it’s a love story. Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, “Winter’s Tale” is about miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil. The film marks the directorial debut of Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (“A Beautiful Mind”), and stars […]

November 20

30 Reasons I’m Thankful to Be a Gay Man

1.) Sex & The City. 2.) An innate sense of style. 3.) The interior decorator gene. There’s no excuse for shitty décor; walking into a home that looks like a 70’s thrift store or college dorm or Urban Outfitters is not “vintage,” it’s disturbing. 4.) My home state of Illinois becoming the 16th state to […]

October 04

Two Marriage Proposals & a Concussion, Part 2: Am I on a Hidden Camera Show?

Attempting to shake off the “Fever” I had gotten a week prior, I decided to let D set me up with a friend. According to him, the guy was my perfect type; Hispanic, slim/athletic build, and spoke English. Always a necessity. I met him at a restaurant downtown. I walked in with high hopes, which […]

September 28

Two Marriage Proposals & a Concussion, Part 1: I Don’t

My best friend D and I had been spending almost every night together on Halsted in Boystown in Chicago. Regulars at Roscoe’s, we had even been given nicknames. Because of our poise, style and harsh judgment of others, D was dubbed, “P.B.” (Pretentious Bitch) and I, “B.B.” (Bitter Bitch); names we contentedly accepted. Could you […]

September 06

Is it Possible to Get Crabs on Your Eyelashes?

On a rather mundane week night in, I was sorting laundry and checking the pockets when I came across the business card of the fella who had been the only positive highlight of my past week. As I held the card and my phone, I considered the fact that I had just narrowly survived the […]

August 31

Dating Dos and Don’ts

The search for Mr. Right – or in some cases – Mr. Right Now preoccupies much of our social lives. Despite the tools at the ready – including a number of apps and websites – while out at gay events or locales, I’ve found have become designed to facilitate meeting a mate. While there is […]

August 16

Screwing to the Beat of His Own Drum

A month or so had passed since my “office booty” and I was adjusting to my new found success; a great new job, a group of close friends and an apartment of my own. It was the eve of my birthday and I was spending it with my married, older sister, Lisa. Even though it […]

August 03

Getting Screwed at Work, Part 2

A few months later was the company retreat and party. When the afternoon of the event arose, I was getting ready and pre-drinking in my apartment. I was extremely nervous about having to meet and mingle with all the upper management. I may have been a little preoccupied with my nerves because before I knew […]