Tag Archives: LGBTQ

I’m Sorry – He Was Yours

“It kept me in his life, and I wanted to be in it even when drama unfolded. I consciously waited in the wings in the off-chance that he might pick me.”

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Scared and Humbled While Facing Hate

As my boyfriend and I walked into the subway car, a seemingly homeless and unstable man began to immediately berate us…I’ve experienced judgement for simply being black while walking down the street or flamboyant looking while wearing glitter on my face. However, I never experienced such instant and explicit judgement, outrage and a sense of danger from just walking into a space.

The Trick for Improving Your Dating App Prospects

Sometimes the dating app well starts looking dry, and you start to think, “Have I gone through all my cute options?!” The answer is basically yes!

Masturbation Positively Affects You More Than You Think

This post was created in partnership with TENGA. This past weekend my friends at TENGA invited me back to the yearly Sex Expo to learn about their second United State(s) of Masturbation survey and also offered me the chance to pick Dr. Chris Donaghue’s brain about TENGA’s findings, which is what I looked forward to […]

The Little Boy Outside The Bathroom

“How many times do I have to tell you it is not “she!” You keep calling me “she!” You keep saying “she!” It is not “she!”

LGBTQ Millennials On What It’s Like Being Queer In Trump’s America – BUSTLE

“As a gay black man in America, many days seem daunting as I worry about how individuals perceive me.”

Give Your Crush The Green Light

Giving your crush the green light doesn’t mean you’re chasing after them; you’re taking a risk to get what you want. I believe there are two straightforward ways to give your crush the green light, and while they feel bold, they both get to the bottom of the situation.

Couples who brave long NYC commutes for love – amNewYork

Couples who brave long NYC commutes for love By Alyssa Pry   Special to amNY.com January 30, 2017 Dating is hard enough in New York City. Finding a partner can be an epic game of swiping and scrolling, hoping for the right-swipe or spontaneous run-in that will save you from awkward bar talk. But once […]

That Was Then, This Is Now

Maybe I don’t wonder how you and I compare to each other as much as I wonder how his current feelings for me compare to the feelings he once had for you.

This National Coming Out Day I am grateful for

This National Coming Out Day I am grateful for … each time I have to come out to my maternal grandma (because the mind is a tricky thing as we get older). She continues to love me each time after being slightly shocked. This was alarming the first time, but it has been kind of […]