Category Archives: Personal

We Make Our Own Family

A quick dive into queer history will reveal countless stories of how ignorance and fear have brought wedges and conflict between LGBT folks and their families.  For as long as anyone has dared to declare their queerness, individuals have run … Continue reading

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A Fetish for Fashion

Hot lights, camera flashes, loud cheers, staring eyes.  So many eyes.  Smiles 🙂 Walk, walk fashion baby, work it, move that bitch crazy. I emerge from behind the curtain into the sea of people waiting to see and enjoy whatever … Continue reading

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Virtual Happy Valentine’s Day

Ah, it’s always fun to look back on the boy I use to be (still am?!)… If you’re looking for a date on Valentine’s Day, check out this virtual date I made back when I was a wee lad of … Continue reading

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CLASH of the GEAR

I’m a loyal patron of the NYC Eagle.  It’s our last remaining outpost in the leather wilderness and the guys who own and run it are great and great to our community.  I look forward to Thursday CODE every week … Continue reading

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How Being a boy Has Made Me a Better Man

My journey into leather land has been a gradual exploration of new ideas, relationships, and identities.  The L.C. is a place that encourages experimentation and pushing your boundaries with the goal of experiencing new pleasures and unlocking deeper parts of … Continue reading

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San Fran, I love you!

The 65 degrees and shining sun were enough to make my weekend in San Fransisco a lovely time (considering today in NYC it’s freezing, gray, and swirling with snow) but more than the weather the warmth and vibrance of the … Continue reading

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MAL Cherry Pop

I’m wading through a sea of leather, rubber, and fur in the high-ceiling lobby of the Hyatt with my eyes skipping from one handsome face to the next looking for my friends among the crowd.  I see cops, soldiers, and … Continue reading

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New Year’s!

Time for us to hug 2010 goodbye and warmly mouth-kiss 2011 in.  New Year’s is here and it’s a great time to evaluate where we’ve been and where we’d like to go.  This yearly “reset” provides a fresh start on … Continue reading

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Holiday Treat

WOOF all you handsome leather folks out there!  This week is a simple post with a funny video taken of me back in my Japan days.  I volunteered to be Santa for a visit to a local orphanage and ended … Continue reading

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The Different Gays

I’m standing against the wall of the Eagle scanning the red-lit bodies and thinking, “Who are these men?  Who are we as a group?”  A shirtless muscle daddy with a dirty jock hanging out of his back left pocket fondles … Continue reading

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