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No Gay Golden Age

In history there never was a 'Gay Golden Age' and here is why. When faced with hardship, earlier generations of queer folk tended to escape into (romanticised) utopian pasts. But

Love And Fairy tales

When I was 16, I had a much older lover. He was poetic and went on and on about unrequited love. He didn’t think I could really love him because

Sex Murders, Straight and Gay

Prostitution is often called the oldest profession in the world, although I suspect politics came first. Of course, there are strong similarities between the two professions – we tend to

About The Gay Body Beautiful

Looking back at my in and out experiences in gyms over the past few years I've found that even the hunkiest of personal trainers will have body envy over someone

The Darkside Of Christmas

A wise old man once observed, "Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." The optimism is endearing, but it's also remarkably