Gay and Lesbian stuff, Politics

Brazil is no longer safe for LGBTQ+ leaders

With Venezuela all over the news this week, I want to make sure people don’t forget to pay attention to the militia violence that’s threatening to expand in nearby Brazil. Anyone there who speaks out is a target, especially if they’re against police violence and/or they are the wrong color or gender. And especially so […]

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Gay and Lesbian stuff, Glam Rock, Metal, Other Stuff

Alice Cooper was a legit gay/bi/pan ally back in the 70s!

“I think in the future everyone will be bisexual. And everything would be so much simpler then – you’d just make love with anyone you liked, and it wouldn’t matter what sex they were, and maybe it also wouldn’t matter what color they were, or what age, or anything, except that you liked them.”

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Fiction, Gay and Lesbian stuff, Rants

Is Sherlock Holmes an “alpha male?”

Holmes isn’t interested in courting a merry gang of inferiors, be they guys or gals. He certainly doesn’t want to convince some woman that she’s stupid unless she gives up her thinly-scripted life to follow him. He likes his women like he likes his adversaries—cunning, challenging, rare …. and equal!

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Bisexuality, Gay and Lesbian stuff

How gay am I, really?

For me to fit on this scale, you’d need to replace Freddie Mercury with David Bowie (and for some reason Annie Lennox is there, too, but she’s got Bladerunner makeup on).

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A Rrose in a Prose, Gay and Lesbian stuff, Lit Events, Love, Performers

Christopher Zeischegg tomorrow at A Rrose in a Prose

We’re excited, at long last, to feature Christopher Zeischegg at A Rrose in a Prose tomorrow! Christopher Zeischegg spent eight years working in the adult film industry as performer Danny Wylde. He’s been a contributor to The Feminist Porn Book, Best Sex Writing of the Year, Coming Out Like a Porn Star, and a variety of online […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Gay and Lesbian stuff, Lit Events, Performers, Poetry

Bring your leftovers (and puns) to A Rrose in a Prose this Sunday!

Are you still in a food coma? Or maybe you’re sick of your extended family’s disapproval, mild racism, and vicious heartburn? Come join OUR literary family, and bring (and/or enjoy) some delicious eats! This Sunday’s A Rrose in a Prose is going to be a real “meat and greet,” a a chance to take “stock” […]

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A Rrose in a Prose, Gay and Lesbian stuff, Lit Events, Los Angeles, Poems, Poetry

also at A Rrose in a Prose today: Corey Saucier!

We are so excited to bring a brand new face to today’s A Rrose in a Prose (among many new faces): Corey Saucier! Corey Saucier is a Lyrical Philosopher and a Black Queer Christian Poet, Author, and Playwright.  He is a Los Angeles Native and was a Lambda Literary Emerging LGBT Voices Fellow in Non-Fiction […]

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Gay and Lesbian stuff, Love, Personal Shit, Politics, Sex

Happy Bisexual Pride Day! Are you one of us?

“Gay” looks like a large nation state, and “straight” looks like a whole continent, but “bi” is sort of like a sexual Micronesia.

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Gay and Lesbian stuff, Personal Shit, Politics, Sex


I made a video for the #StillBisexual Twitter-y YouTube video campaign thingie. The music is by the delightful Kyle Souza.

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Celebrities, Gay and Lesbian stuff, Other Stuff, Performers, Personal Shit

Take a chance on Erasure!

If you don’t love at least a little bit of Erasure, you deserve to be dragged into the street and chopped into tiny pieces by mannequin babies that have been wished into life by satanists and now wield dull hatchet blades…

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Gay and Lesbian stuff, Love, Other Stuff, Personal Shit, Politics

I’m “queer?”

Okay, so let’s talk about the term “queer.” How do you feel about its use as a self-identifier, as the “Q” in LGBTQ? I’ve noticed that it’s gendered: many of my female friends identify as queer, whether or not they seem to date other women. Yet guys like myself who are generally straight but occasionally […]

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Blogs, Gay and Lesbian stuff, L.A. Record, SXSW


My long-overdue chronicle of the day after SXSW, including Gay Bi Gay Gay, Dan Kroha, King Tuff, and seeing John Cameron Mitchell, is up on L.A. RECORD.

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