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Make Sure You Know What The Underground Railroad is Before Ringing in the New Year

Everyone wants to make fun of and call Porsha Stewart from The Real Housewives of Atlanta stupid because she thought The Underground Railroad was an actual train, but I chose to call her misinformed or uneducated. She also didn’t know there are 365 days in a year, so book smart Porsha is not. After all … Continue reading

Dogs Playing Poker: The Story Behind The Famous Painting

You’ve probably seen it hung in bars, in basements, perhaps even in art galleries. Each year, pictures made by dog lovers on Twitter or Instagram try to replicate it. But what is the story with the famous paintings of a handful of dogs playing poker? It may surprise you to know that it wasn’t intended … Continue reading

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10 Fall Fashion Trends You’ll Definitely Want To Try

As the greens of summer leaves change to fiery shades of red, orange, and yellow, fashionistas everywhere are feeling the itch to put the bold prints, gladiator sandals, and flowing florals of summer away in favor of pieces more compatible with the cooler weather. Seasonal trends are constantly changing, evolving, and manifesting in often unpredictable … Continue reading

Top 5 Alternative LGBT Holiday Destinations

As attitudes throughout the world continue to evolve, thousands of cities across the globe are awakening to the vibrancy of LGBT culture.  From tiny beach side hamlets to major metropolises, exciting holiday destinations with diverse gay communities are proliferating and gaining popularity.  Whether you are looking for a quiet escape from a hectic professional life, … Continue reading

Reasons Why I Would Hire A Male Escort

Have you ever watched Gigolos, the Showtime series about male escorts in Las Vegas? It’s very entertaining and comical. Why? Because in my opinion, none of the men are as smooth or desirable as they think they are. They also have weak stroke game in the bed although the female clients on the show swear … Continue reading

Independent Film Spotlight: Look At Me, Damn It!

For filmmaker Carolyn Battle-Cochrane, “Biracial, Not Black, Damn it” is not just a film series title, but a way of life. Battle-Cochrane spent most of her life trying to hide her biracial identity, which was the source of more than a few school yard brawls in her youth, and the past decade learning to understand … Continue reading

Top Story: The Most Romantic Gift Ideas

There are a thousand different ways to say ‘I love you’ to that certain someone, so when a special occasion comes around there should be no shortage of ideas. The good news for those who are on a budget is that you don’t have to spend a small fortune to make a large impact, especially … Continue reading

Top Story – Would You Hire A Male Escort? I Would!

Have you ever watched Gigolos, the Showtime series about male escorts in Las Vegas? It’s very entertaining and comical. Why? Because in my opinion, none of the men are as smooth or desirable as they think they are. They also have weak stroke game in the bed although the female clients on the show swear … Continue reading

How To Have A Real Summer Vacation – Without Spending A Lot Of Money

Summertime is supposed to be a fun time, but it’s not really a whole lot of fun to be sweltering in the heat doing nothing interesting while your friends are out gallivanting around the world.  So what can you do to enjoy summer, without having to run up your credit card bills or spend a … Continue reading

Black Music Month Feature: Klymaxx – Meeting in the Ladies Room

Vivica Fox cameo at 2:33!

Top Story – How To Say ‘No’ Like A Gentleman

Very often in life, we encounter dilemmas wherein the most convenient way of handling things isn’t necessarily the best, and rarely the classiest. This holds true whether it’s shaving, dating or deciding on what to do in your 20s. It’s also the case when it comes to having to say ‘no’ to someone. Refusing, or … Continue reading

Fashion Spotlight: RARE Clothing New York

Isaac Boakye who also goes by the name Ike Styles, born in Kumasi, Ghana and raised in the Bronx is the founder of the new clothing line RARE New York. Ike’s whose many inspirations come from artist and fashion designers such Kenzo Minami, Rick Owens and many others has a vision that is beyond other’s … Continue reading

Top Story – Power Off The Grid: MacGyver Tips On How to Survive With No Electricity

Many grew up watching MacGyver problem solve his way through seemingly impossible situations. His use of brain over brawn inspired many to follow in his footsteps with a degree in physics and chemistry. Maybe the lure was not the specific degree so much, but the ability to think through problems in a way that used … Continue reading

You Don’t Have To Be Gay To Play Gay Bingo!

We have all grown up with the idea of bingo being what middle-aged people play in church halls or Veterans of Foreign Wars halls or even Indian bingo parlors. But did you know that bingo has a vibrant and exciting existence in the Gay community as well? In Buffalo, New York, for example, a local … Continue reading

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