Brexit Like Beckham: What The Hell’s Going On?

Late in the night of June 23rd (for us Americans), the United Kingdom announced their final tally to leave the European Union. With 51.9% of the 33m+ votes, the Leave campaign can hardly call it conquering the Remain campaign. I won’t pretend to be an expert in UK politics, or politics of any nation, but…

Answering the Awkward: Questions for a Gay Guy

Originally, I wanted to write a “## Things Gay Guys Hate to Hear,” but I was pretty sure that it’s been done. As I Google’d it, the first one that popped up was by BuzzFeed (of course) in February 2014. So in this post, I’ll just go through “20 Things Gay Guys are Sick of Hearing”…

We Remember June 12: Can Our Pulse Beat As One?

As a gay blogger, I feel that I have the responsibility to write about the ‘2016 Orlando Nightclub Shooting,’ as Wikipedia has labeled it. This post’s sole purpose is not to be informative because you can look up-to-date information about it for yourself. Information about the tragedy is still organic — growing and changing by the…

The Publicist Made Me Do It: Noah Galvin’s Apology

It’s been a while since I’ve written about a ‘current event,’ but this deserves a spotlight. The Base Article On June 9th, vulture.com released the article “Noah Galvin Has Nothing to Hide.” I barely follow along with vulture.com periodicals, and I don’t even know who Noah Galvin is, but the article made its way all…

Suited for Anxiety: Pressure of Shopping Alone

It’s wedding season. Being in my 20s mean that I have the distinct pleasure of seeing all my friends get married. But being an atypical gay (and not particularly working), I don’t have that much dress-up clothing. So it’s off to the store for me. Now, I have a few suits from the past. I…

Autism Awareness Month: “Autism in Love”

Sorry that I have been MIA for a while. From December to March, I had been on holiday in Europe. I was mostly with Perseus and his family, but did travel around a bit as well. My travels will be documented in another post sometime. April is Autism Awareness Month, and in being so, Netflix…

June 26: The Gay Holy Day (And My Birthday) #LoveWins

The News As the entire gay community knows, on the 26th of June 2015, the Supreme Court had a 5-4 ruling in favor for the right of same-sex marriage across the country. It literally broke the internet on all formats and mediums. One of the first public posting on Facebook I saw was the Human…

You Shall Not Pass (Judgement): The Great Sir Ian McKellen

On 2 June 2015, HuffPost Gay Voices published an interview with the legendary Sir Ian McKellen. June being Pride Month, McKellen has a busy month ahead of him. Notably, on June 15th, McKellen will be honored with the Trevor Project’s Trevor Hero Award and on June 28th, he’ll serve as one of four Grand Marshals…

Thatcher, Miners and Gays, Oh My! Surge of British Strike Movies

Cinema Thatcher, Miners, and Gays, Oh my! Pride is a critically acclaimed 2014 film based on a true story about unlikely allies in 1984: gays and miners. Being moved by the British miners’ strike, openly gay Mark Ashton (portrayed by Ben Schnetzer) started the LGSM (Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners) and collected money for…

Howl I Killed Your Darlings: Ginsberg’s Frank Homosexuality

“The poems get misinterpreted as promotion of homosexuality. Actually, it’s more like promotion of frankness, about any subject. When a few people get frank about homosexuality, it breaks the ice. Then anybody can be frank about anything. It’s socially useful.” – Allen Ginsberg  Whilst watching Howl  for the first time recently, I was overwhelmed. I’m not embarrass to…

The Girl Who Cried Sexist: Whether Female Or Male, Sex Sells — Get Over It

In The Media New Adventure Travel (NAT) released an advertising campaign that had many scream SEXISM! Buzzfeed had reported that the Cardiff Bay-based private bus company created an ad that would hopefully attract the younger generation to use their services. Upon the back of their buses, they displayed a selection of women and (perhaps one?) man…

That’s So Gay: The Hyper-Sensitivity of The Phrase

I was at a birthday party with my closest friends. Tori was turning 21 and was throwing a house party that will turn into a bar hopping party at the stroke of midnight. Tori was more my friend’s friend, but her and I had met often before and were on joking terms with each other,…