While the optimism and hope generated from last week’s historic presidential election returns have the nation, and much of the world, still aglow, there’s one segment of the pro-Obama population whose emotions are mixed, at best.
“Uncommon Beauty,” at the Ellipse Arts Center (4350 Fairfax Drive, Suite 125, Arlington). This exhibit runs through Dec. 13. The gallery hours are Wednesday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will be closed the week of Thanksgiving. Garage parking is $3 on […]
Is ManHunt, the wildly popular online cruising site with the slogan “get on, get off,” a blessing or a curse for gay men? This is the question Out Magazine writer Joseph Gross posed in one of the most provocative articles of the year.
There’s been a lot of online chatter about a monster fold recently made by former WSOP Main Event champion Joe Hachem. Some even consider Hachem’s play to be one of the worst laydowns in poker history.
The George Mason High School girls varsity tennis team won its third straight Bull Run District title on Wednesday, May 7, defeating Clarke County, its sole opposition for the crown, 6-3.
When I first came out in 1988, if two young gay people met, the reaction often was, “You too! I thought I was alone.” As my 20-year high school reunion approaches, I witnessed an identical response in a seminal New York Times Magazine cover story. At a coffee shop […]
When you play No Limit Hold’em, the ideal strategy is to take minimal risk, do little bluffing, and hope that weaker players call you when you have a strong hand.
Last week, I wrote about the ManKind Project, a weekend retreat that tries to jolt men into dealing with deep personal issues. In the column, I discussed the troubling ties ManKind’s New Warriors program has with ex-gay ministries, which aggressively tout the retreat in their efforts to supposedly instill masculinity […]
A central tenet to “ex-gay” theory is that a male turns gay because of a poor relationship with his father. Under this baseless hypothesis, a sensitive boy perceives paternal disapproval, and as a defensive measure, the child rejects his dad and all things masculine that remind him of the broken […]
Last week, I wrote about Warren “Dr. Blog” Throckmorton an unlicensed psychologist from a small Christian school in Pennsylvania. He has written no books, produced no noteworthy studies and his main claim to fame is his online diary, where he kvetches about real researchers who have actually stepped foot in […]