Donald D’Haene DISHes with Comedian Elvira Kurt

Elvira Kurt, comedian, comedienne, London Ontario, Canadian comedian, lesbian comedian

Smart, funny, Canadian, and not to be confused with the late night Goth queen, Elvira Kurt talks about being a lesbian dad, whether London is gay, and how to be cool.

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Moving Beyond Sexuality into Masculinity

male affection, male friendships, male athletes, male teammates, male teamwork, gay men in sports, coming out as gay, gay pride, gay acceptance, Jason Collins

Mainstream acceptance of gay men represents a shift in how we see masculinity.

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Good Grief

NAMES Project, AIDS Memorial Quilt, AIDS crisis, AIDS, HIV, gay community, gay men's health crisis, gay men support

A generation later, Kile Ozier believes the gay community has still not healed from the ravaging shame and grief that accompanied the AIDS crisis.

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Joshua and the VCR

VHS, 80s, gay 80s, gay teens, teens flirting, boys kissing, gay culture, gay connections, romantic stories, physical culture, homoeroticism, The Good Life, gay pride, Townes Coates

Townes Coates reminds us of the days before the internet provided more straightforward ways for gay boys to connect.

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Why Loving Homosexuals Means Letting Them Marry: A Christian Perspective

gay marriage, weddings, Christian marriage

Love one another—the rest is commentary.

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I Can Finally Say I Am Proud to Be a Man

gay masculinity, gay manhood, gay dads project, male pride, confidence, men's friendships, gay coming of age

A lifetime of homophobia had beaten down Larry Best, but with the help of a friend, he has regained pride in his manhood.

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No Longer ‘The Only Gay in the Village’

Evan Wiens

Feeling like the only gay student at one’s high school remains a paradoxically common experience.

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The Nearly-Weds

Elvis Presley wedding

Donald and Maurice come close to tying the knot.

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What Coach Chuck Merino Taught Me

Grossmont football

More than twenty years ago, popular Boy Scout troop leader Chuck Merino came out as gay. What did an average teenage boy learn from this exceptional coach?

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Gay Israeli Culture from an Israeli’s Perspective


American travel writer Sophie Needelman meets an Israeli soldier who shows her the gay State of Israel.

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Israel from an American Lesbian Perspective


The first in a two-part series, in which travel writer Sophie Needelman brings her identities as a West Coast American college student to the State of Israel, and begins to unpack.

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Coming Unhinged [A Poem About Old Love]

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Wood planks joining steps to porch marry, like ‘a kind of same-sexed couple’ at the front of an ancient farmhouse.

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Poem: Epitaph … for Skip


Daniel Lee Fee’s elegy for a young man describes the feelings “neither one of us guys / was brave enough, / simple enough, / to say, / to say out loud.”

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The Illuminated Lives of Gay Trans Men


The Good Men Project sits down with Dylan Edwards, graphic novelist, to talk about his book, “Transposes,” which tells the stories of seven gay transgender men.

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The Wedding Cake Topper


Bill and Kelly’s community made sure their family enjoyed every benefit of marriage, starting with a wedding.

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Where Are the Gays Who Stand Up for Gays?

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Donald D’Haene wants to know: Where are the fearless members of the LGBTQ community?

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