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Furry Friday

Furry Friday AndrewMeet this week’s Furry Friday, Andrew J., a friendly Bostonian who originally hails from the Ocean State. I’m so happy more guys are coming forward to be featured in my Furry Friday and Temptation Tuesday posts.  Thanks for sharing your pics Andrew.

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Those rarest of relationships: Gay / Straight male best friends

male gay straight relationshipsThe Modern Gay posted a great article earlier this month entitled, The One Guy That Every Gay Man Needs In His Life. The article about male gay / straight relationships talks about how important and special a straight male best friend can be for a gay man.

The fact that many gay millennials’ response is likely, I have several close friends who are straight, shows how much progress has been made and also points to a significant divide in gay culture based on age.  Many guys my age (and older) felt they had to move away to come out and essentially started a new “gay” life; one devoid of any meaningful heterosexual male companionship.

I’m lucky because my life experience has been different. My younger brother and a collection of friends from childhood remain some of my closest friends. JVS says it perfectly when he writes:

“A straight best friend doesn’t see sexuality as a defining aspect of your friendship. You are not his “gay best friend” and he is not your “straight best friend”. While some straight girls excitingly seek a gay best friend as some sort of novelty accessory… You share similar values and similar tastes in music, sports, humor…”

Are you lucky enough to have a straight male buddy who knows you and has your back?  My guess is most guys in their 20s or younger would say ‘yes’ where as those in their 30s, 40s and older might struggle to think of someone they’ve talked to recently – let alone would confide in and consider a best friend.

Time for your neck stretches

handsome, hunk, shirtless guy, gingerIt is only halfway through the work week. Take a moment to do a few neck stretches. I’ll make it easier for you with this neck stretch guide.

Manhunt pool party this Saturday

Police, cop, gayAll are welcome to come to the Manhunt Mansion at 166 Fisher Ave in Brookline this Saturday. From 2PM – 6PM GOAL (Gay Officer’s Action League) of New England will be hosting their annual pool party and barbeque.

Saturday, Aug. 23 2-6PM  GOAL New England

Admission is $20 with proceeds going to GOAL.  More details here.

Summer sports tea dance at dbar Sunday, Aug 24

Summer Tea Dance at dBarVictory Programs is teaming up with dbar and FLAG Flag Football for the 4th Annual Summer Sports Tea Dance to kick off the fall LGBT sports season!  The fun takes place next Sunday (August 24th).

 

Scruffy Sunday

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