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Story by: Chuck Tackett FAMOUS CELEBRITIES WE’VE LOST IN 2018 January: 01 – Jon Paul Steur, actor – played Rozhenko in “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” 04 – Ray Thomas, musician – a member of the rock group, “The Moody Blues.” 05 – Jerry Van Dyke, actor – the brother of famous actor Dick Van […]

Darren Criss says he will no longer accept LGBT scripts because he doesn’t want to deprive gay actors of roles. The actor, who is straight, is well-known for playing the gay character of Blaine Anderson of Glee and Andrew Cunanan of American Crime Story: The Assassination Of Gianni Versace where Criss won a Primetime Emmy […]

IS HIKIKOMORI IN THE UNITED STATES? The answer to that question is yes. For those of you like4 me who have never heard of this word, hikikomori is a Japanese psychological & social phenomenon affecting up to 2 million people who withdraw from society, hiding in their house or room for months or years at […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett BEFORE THERE WAS RUPAUL, THERE WAS SYLVESTER. “There’s nothing worse than a fallen star who still has illusions of their continuing fame.” Sylvester singer/songwriter A little over 20 years ago, I was at Sidekicks Saloon during happy hour. I was sitting at the front bar enjoying the music and sipping on […]

Same-sex domestic violence doesn’t seem like a big problem for many gay men. Statistics are hard to come by; it’s hard to know the scope of the problem. Just like male rape, however, men find themselves being victimized on occasion. For men there can be the additional issue that’s because they think it can’t happen […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett NOW YOU WANT CIVILITY & UNITY? TRICK, PLEASE “I never give them hell. I tell the truth and they think it’s hell.” President Harry S. Truman Love, Peace, and Unity. For decades, members of my generation (Baby Boomers) entombed these and other similar words in our brains and hearts when we […]

I was talking to my friend Finigan who lives in Indiana, and he shared with me a story that is circulating in the news there. I did a bit further research and I felt it essential to share my findings. There is a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana against Leo Jr. […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett A DIRE WARNING DISREGARDED? “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his job depends on not understanding it.” Upton Sinclair American writer Before I begin this article, I want to give a huge shout-out and dedicate it to my friend, Robert Moore of Kansas City’s 96.5 FM […]

December 1, 2018

A tweet about cookies has sent conservative Twitter into a full melt-down. Mid November in a since-deleted tweet, Demii-Leigh Heffron tweeted an image of cookies called “ginger persons” instead of “gingerbread men.” They were being sold at Thomas the Baker in England. Now, most people would probably not even notice the name, but fragile conservatives […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett INDIA’S SECTION 377: BITCH, YOU’VE BEEN DISMISSED It is Thanksgiving night as I am writing this article. Quite by accident, I just found out that India’s Section 377 Law has been abolished by their Supreme Court. I am ecstatic. For those of you who may not be aware, India’s Section 377 […]


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