Metro Weekly

Columns

  • Boy Crazy

    At some point over the weekend -- maybe it was when I was holding Harrison upside-down by his ankles, or when I was showing Spencer...

  • What the L?

    I really didn't mean for it to happen, but it did. I got sucked in by The L Word. I spent the season with growing...

  • Straight Flush

    We're all out of toilet paper, and apparently no one is going to buy more. It's been nearly two weeks, and what started as simple...

  • Everyday Activists

    I'm glad that I live in a country where people can feel free to express their opinions and views in many different ways. This expression...

  • Let Me Tell You

    In the middle of one of my self-help meetings -- recently I've been helping myself to a lot of personal growth -- a woman related...

  • Parental Guidance

    Many opponents of gay marriage do so on the grounds that marriage exists primarily for raising children, and that gay couples cannot satisfy this purpose....

  • Do A Little Dance

    I do not dance. I have never been a dancer. I could tell you stories about middle school dances and high school dances, where I...

  • The Corrections

    If I put a title like that at the top of a page, chances are good that I might start feeling like a well-known, well-paid...

  • 100 Percent Cotton

    The first piece of gay-related clothing that I acquired -- back when I was still in the practice of acquiring gay-related clothing and accessories --...

  • Boston Marriage

    Amid all the hubbub about a certain exposed breast last week, something more spectacular than even Janet Jackson's elaborate nipple jewelry flashed before the public...

  • Just My Type

    Homophobia lurks where you least expect it. I am a human being. I am susceptible to Internet addictions, including fixations on certain pastimes like the...

  • Raucous Caucus

    It isn't often that I hear a reference to my home state that includes a certain expletive not suited for printing in a family publication...

  • Busy Body

    A year ago, I made a joking aside in these pages about a new year's resolution for 2003 to stop procrastinating. Here we are snugly...

  • Bonnie Voyage!

    Sometimes, raising hell in one's own community just isn't enough. And so, with a joyful year of writing for Metro Weekly behind me, I am...

  • Reason for the Season

    In a low-income housing complex in Syracuse, a family that looks like George Bush's definition of family is struggling to make ends meet. This family...