Executive Director of PhillyGayCalendar
Seems I can’t turn around without hearing news about a new hot party, event, club, exhibit, or activity. It seems that our local impresarios, promoters, and culturati must have heard all that grumbling about how tired the scene in Philadelphia had gotten and all at once decided that it was time to Do Something About It.
Awkward kids huddled together in gym class, their destiny determined by the order in which they’re drafted to a team. Non-athletic, flimsy boys die a little deep down inside every time a girl is picked before them. Where stereotypes and cliques are the ruling order, every terror of adolescence is played out in a game of grade school dodgeball.
Since June 2007, the Get REAL Project has been telling the stories of young gay, bisexual and transgender men in Philly. While continuing that mission, what follows is one in an occasional series of interviews with respected leaders in the LGBT community. Dr. Winn is a physician at Jefferson University and at Mazzoni Center and offered his perspective on some issues that affect our health.
The word voyeur can mean a few things: a peeping Tom, an observer of sensational or sexual subjects, and now Voyeur means Philly’s hottest Gayborhood destination! It will replace Pure as our favorite dance-the-night-away-spot. This is keeping with the many changes and additions going on in the Gayborhood!
In all of the articles you’ve written that I’ve read you’ve never shown any concern with the effect all this graphic sex talk has on kids. I see that your site says it’s for adults only, but you’re part of an overall system of in-your-face sexuality that I see and hear every day. What do you have to say to us parents who have the responsibility to protect our kids?
Timaree answers: “So what’s the deal with Caster Semenya, the runner who is undergoing gender tests? Why would it possibly take so long to establish if she’s actually a she? Can’t a quick look up the skirt settle this?”
Do you recall those golden years when the gay community was all one big happy family, united in pride and support for one another? Neither do I.
People come up to me all the time and say, “I work out every day for at LEAST and hour or more. I feel like I do cardio and weights for hours on end, why isn’t this weight coming off.” Find out my answers!
Local gay bookstore owner talks about fundraising efforts to keep the place open.
I felt like a hypocrite. I felt ashamed. How am I gonna be an HIV educator, teach someone about safer sex, tell them to use condoms, and then not do it myself? What’s the point in working here if I can’t practice what I preach?