Not All Daddies Are The Same

Gay culture, not unlike other cultures, is often perceived to be all about stereotypes. This is never truer than in any of the ‘named’ cultures (Bear, Leather, S&M, etc.). The ‘Daddy/Hunter’ community is no different. When we hear perfectly attractive hunters bemoaning the fact they can’t find a Daddy to date because they aren’t… insertContinue reading “Not All Daddies Are The Same”

Dad Meet Daddy

Let’s face it, there’s still a stigma around May-December romances within both the gay and straight communities. Introducing your boyfriend or partner to the family or friends is never an easy situation regardless of age differences. Often, when there’s an age difference, the perception that one is using the other for youth, money, or anyContinue reading “Dad Meet Daddy”

Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy, A Intergenerational Relationship That Inspires Us

Life wasn’t always a cabaret for esteemed British novelist, Christopher Isherwood, whose semi-autobiographical tales of a closeted gay man living in pre-Nazi Germany were collected in the best-selling book The Berlin Stories, but that all changed when he met 18-year-old Don Bachardy on a Santa Monica beach in 1952. Despite their 30-year age difference —Continue reading “Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy, A Intergenerational Relationship That Inspires Us”

Gay Founding Fathers: William Haines

Welcome to “Gay Founding Fathers,” an exclusive series that will look back — sometimes way back — through queer culture to introduce you to gay men who made a difference, made history, made us swoon, and just plain made us be proud to be who we are. Showbiz is a notoriously tough game for actors,Continue reading “Gay Founding Fathers: William Haines”

Do You Fear Getting Older?

Whether you’re a 20-something or 70-something, there’s one thing we all have in common: we’re getting older. Year after year, decade after decade, we find ourselves getting closer towards whatever it is that’s waiting for us at the end. As our bodies start to show more and more proof of living (“Hello wrinkles!” “Oh, heyContinue reading “Do You Fear Getting Older?”