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Tragically beautiful night in a small town gay bar

I love gay bars and queer havens—especially the ones in smaller, regional towns. There’s something about them that casts a faint shadow of what the gay bar scene might have been like back in the day. 969 more words

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The Shower Scene

Now, I don’t know that this story technically qualifies as a “date,” but it’s still pretty bizarro and it involves a member of the opposite sex. 760 more words


A tale almost too ridiculous to tell: how three weary travelers attempted to conquer the Cowboy Burger from Georgie’s Alibi

One day in early October on a balmy Fort Lauderdale night, three weary yet intrepid travelers approached an oasis they had heard spoken of by others on the same lonesome road to take on a challenge that was whispered into their ears with awed yet cautionary tones: the Cowboy Burger. 1,320 more words


Prompt #3 - Lily84 from MeetMe

“Hey. Are you Lily84 from MeetMe?”

“No. But I can be.”

“Oh uh, my bad, um your hair was the same as hers, and I guess I just assumed? 1,026 more words


Rearranging Preconceptions

I have considered writing a post along these lines for a while, and always reined myself in.  However something happened last weekend which caused me to possibly re-evaluate a few of the things I’m going to say in the first few paragraphs.   2,688 more words



I met Marco in Berlin. It was a Tuesday night and my second night in the city, and I knew Berlin was big and diverse so I decided to check out one of the gay bars – one that was holding a karaoke evening. 394 more words


Where were you the first time you heard...

Picture it. Memphis. The summer of 1994 was fast approaching. I’d just turned 18. I’d just graduated high school. And I’d just come out of the closet. 241 more words