Around the world in 80(ish) tips

June 23, 2015


Travel to places that you’ve never heard of, that make you uncomfortable, that are very hard to get to. Travel where you’ll be isolated for days on end. Leave your phone, your iPad, your laptop, your prejudice, and your problems are home. Never ask what something is until after you’ve eaten it. Never let your […]

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The End of the Revolution, According to Gino

May 28, 2015


If you haven’t done so already, read this first. Last night, between 3 and 4AM, Lebanon’s revolution died. This country’s only hope burned down to the ground, and unlike the Phoenix, it will not rise again, which proves that God doesn’t exist. When I started Lebanon’s nightlife a few years ago, I had hope. Hope […]

First Reactions

May 26, 2015


Actual reactions to me coming out to friends and acquaintances. – Are you sure? – When did you decide you didn’t like girls? – Do you like Mariah Carey? – Don’t you want children? – Do you think I’m cute? Am I your type? – I love Jean Paul Gaultier! – So are you the […]

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Learning About Sex, Part 2

May 18, 2015


Part 1 is here. I learned about gay sex by having gay sex. That may seem completely normal, but if you think about it, it’s rarely the case for most people. I had never seen a gay porn, I had never read anything about men having sex with each other, I had never even seen […]

Learning About Sex, Part 1

May 12, 2015


I know I talk a lot about sex. I like talking about sex so much that I majored in it. But it wasn’t always like this. There was a time when I knew nothing about sex, and that was well into my late teens. Even though my first sexual experience was at the tender age […]

13 Amazing Movies About L(mostly)GBT People

April 26, 2015


No spoilers here. Weekend- This beautiful, beautiful, beautiful movie is a story that every gay man lives, 20 or 30 times in our lives. You meet someone wonderful, and you spend an amazing weekend together where everything works. And then you leave each other. Hedwig and the Angry Inch- Until Weekend came along, this was […]

The Fattouche Complex

October 24, 2014


Stop it with your shock and awe. Let’s wake the fuck up. We all feel as entitled as Fattouche does. True, he’s a fucking asshole for actually hitting a woman, but his behavior is far from exceptional. We are all guilty of the things he is guilty of. First and foremost, this is about violence […]