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Shifting Gears

0 Comments · Thursday, October 5, 2000
Come on. Admit it. You love gossip.Although we don't always like to acknoweldge it, gossip has the power to jump-start careers, confer coolness and topple markets. Like a pint of Haagen-Dazs calling  

Keeping It Real

0 Comments · Thursday, September 7, 2000
I don't know about you, but ever since the folks at MTV introduced us to the first cast of The Real World, I have been hooked on so-called reality-based television. Over the past nine seasons, I ca  

A Sign of the Times

0 Comments · Thursday, August 3, 2000
I have a confession to make. I wasn't outraged when the Supreme Court handed down its 5-4 ruling last month in favor of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) policy excluding openly gay people from its me  

Cover Story: Making My Own Rules

CityBeat's gay issues columnist shares his growth as a man

0 Comments · Thursday, June 15, 2000
On some level, growing up I always thought being a man was about obeying the rules and doing what was expected of me. As far as I could tell, it wasn't really about feelings, because none of th  

Enough Gay Pride for Me

0 Comments · Thursday, June 8, 2000
Since this is June, you're probably expecting to read another "gay pride" column. Maybe in your own way you will. But in addition to being the month of gay pride, June is also the month we celebrat  

Why I Stayed Home

0 Comments · Thursday, May 4, 2000
Months ago, the e-mail invitation arrived. "Are you guys planning to come to D.C. for the Millennium March?," my friend's electronic note asked. A dear high school friend and her girlfriend had rec  

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Meet Your Pal 'Joey'

0 Comments · Thursday, April 6, 2000
When I was 12 or 13 years old, my father found a porno magazine I accidentally left laying around my room. Of course, unlike many of my friends who endured similarly embarrassing experiences, the m  

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Love Makes a Family

0 Comments · Thursday, March 2, 2000
I am unique among my friends in that I come from a very extended family, for lack of a better adjective. Sure, having grown up in the 1970s and '80s I have plenty of friends whose parents divorced.  

Square Peg?

0 Comments · Thursday, February 3, 2000
As much as I hate to admit it, fitting in matters to me. It always has. Ironically, though, I've never felt like I have -- fit in, that is. As a toe-headed, eager 5-year-old, I remember showing up   

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Having it All

0 Comments · Thursday, January 6, 2000
As long as I can remember, I've been sure of two things. First, though it took me more than 20 years to admit it, I am gay. And second, I want to live the American dream -- get married, raise child