Tag Archives: NYC

Shorn: My Beardless Exile

I know before I start that what I’m about to do is a mistake.  Staring at my face in the mirror, I know that shaving off my beard is going decrease my subjective attractiveness and potentially lower my social capital.  … Continue reading

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The Bearded Era

Gentlemen, we are living in a glorious age of facial hair. You see beards everywhere from hip BK boys to sophisticated midtown men to the daring Harlem pioneers*.  Handsome, alluring beards of all colors and lengths adorning the chins and … Continue reading

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Befriending Leathermen

I randomly came across this piece about the NYC Eagle and wanted to share with all of you.  Made in 2007 (the year Rick held the title of Mr. Eagle), the short documentary explores New York’s leather bar and is … Continue reading

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Images from STUFF IT!

Last week’s fundraiser STUFF IT held at the NYC Eagle by Mr Eagle 2012, A.C. Demidont, was a bulging success!  Selling raffle tickets was surprisingly easy since many Leathermen are so willing and accustomed to donating to charitable events.  I … Continue reading

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STUFF IT! Mr. Eagle 2012 Holiday Benefit

Lads and Dads, pups and pervs, Leathermen and everyone else, come out to the NYC Eagle THIS THURSDAY, Dec. 8th, for Mr. Eagle 2012, A.C. Demidont’s, holiday benefit RAFFLE and GIFT DRIVE for the Ali Forney Center. Each year the Ali … Continue reading

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MEN OF THE SASH: 2012 Charity Calendar of Titleholders

Your 2012 leatherman calendar is here!  Jed Ryan, Mr. Rawhide 2011, and some of his loyal brothers have put together a fun and HOT calendar to celebrate our community and raise money for worthy causes.  This calendar features 12 titleholders … Continue reading

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One Vast City, One Hundred Separate Communities

Vastness is one of the things I love most about New York City.  Walking past one of the avenues you can look north and south and see the endless street lined with buildings vanishing off in the distance.  Between commuting … Continue reading

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It’s There, Go Play

A bright and sunny Sunday morning is a weird time to be outside the Eagle.  The sidewalk that’s usually shadowy with red tinted light is now blindingly bright in the sun.  Big metal blast doors cover the Eagle’s entryways and … Continue reading

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Boots In The Night

I stand on the subway platform in my boots and leather vest waiting in the heat for the next train headed west.  Two hipster gays across the tracks stare and whisper something to each other as we all mutually check … Continue reading

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I Now Pronounce You, Man and Man

I awoke last Saturday morning to a good-natured and joking proposal of marriage from my boyfriend.  “Did we get the vote?” I mumbled as I blurred into wakefulness.  Yes, we got the vote.  Fags can marry in New York now. … Continue reading

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