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Gaily Forward- Gay Trivia Primer

GAY TRIVIA PRIMER… What’s with all these “RAINBOWS”; and why Rainbows?? What do they mean “Are you a friend of Dorothy?” What’s “LEATHER” got to do with being gay? Why should I be “PROUD” of being homosexual? Hello and welcome … Continue reading

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Gaily Forward- What makes you Gay?

What makes a person “GAY”??? No, I’m not talking about whether it’s genetic or environment. I’m talking about just what is there about you, that makes YOU, as an individual, GAY? Take a look around you, or even in the … Continue reading

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Gaily Forward- Hanky Codes

“Hanky Codes” signify the various handkerchief colors and fabrics that people in the gay community can wear when they are at gay functions to give subtle indications as to what their interests are or what they’re looking for. They’re worn … Continue reading

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Safe sex….

When I was coming out almost 18 years ago, I was living in St Louis and attended a “Coming Out” series of lessons lead by the local “Effort For Aids” to help make the transition a little smoother for those … Continue reading

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Valentines Day

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Today is Valentine’s Day, 2012, and once again, I find myself alone with no significant other in my life. Since I have always been such a romantic person, facing it alone is very depressing for me. When I lived at … Continue reading

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Lights Out…

I’ve always been pretty much able to contain and control my anger. Even though I was constantly teased and taunted all through school (what would be considered “bullying” by today’s standards), I had developed a very thick skin and most … Continue reading

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Biggest Guy in School

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By the time I was in Junior High (ages 12/13), I was pretty much the biggest guy in my class or the class ahead of us. There was one other guy who was big like I was, but he was … Continue reading

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Exploration & Discovery

After discovering SEX, it opened up a whole new world of discovery. Living in a very small, rural town in the midwest, there wasn’t ANYTHING to do other than watch the grass grow. Being back in the 1960’s, being “gay” … Continue reading

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A Whole New World…

During the summer vacation from school when I was 11 years old, being Boy Scouts, my friends and I liked to go fishing and camping, but one of those camping trips opened my eyes to a whole new world I … Continue reading

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School Days continued….

I never wanted to play ball or be rowdy out on the playground like the other boys, but in order to try to avoid being made fun of, I made friends with some handicapped kids my age, who were in … Continue reading

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Hello world!

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Most people know Kermit the Frog’s song, “It’s not easy being green.” Well, I think it’s easier being “green” than it is being “BIG”! This is my blog which I plan to use to address the trials, tribulations, but also … Continue reading

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