HIV still offers a particular stigma, a particular brand of isolation.
Dennis Milam Bensie remembers what it was like being tested for HIV in the middle of the AIDS crises. Decades later, he tries the new at-home HIV test for the very first time.
Dennis Bensie had lived his entire life practicing safe sex in the era of AIDS, so he was shocked to learn about “bug chasers” – people who seek out HIV+ partners to have unprotected sex with.
Dennis Milam Bensie shares the experience of his gay friends’ raising of their son and their battle to do so.
Dennis Milam Bensie’s combined experience in theatre and dating demonstrate how conflicting views on relationship presentation may be detrimental to the relationship.
Dennis Milam Bensie discusses a relationship of a different time period, but an issue still very present in our current culture.
An intimate look at a man pretending to be heterosexual.
Dennis Milam Bensie needed a straight marriage and inspiration from a controversial film to come out.
A gay man recalls attending a drag queen’s wedding in his youth and harboring fantasies of his own marriage.
The success of a household depends on open negotiation of roles which have nothing to do with gender.
Urban lore says gay men, committed or not, get as much sex as they want from multiple partners. Is it true?
The issue of gay marriage leads a bully to introspection and empathy.
A brief history of the relationship between homosexuals and marriage.
An excerpt from Dennis Milam Bensie’s book, One Gay American.