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A Gay Man at Midlife Ponders Being Lonely and ‘Invisible’ reports:  Every other Tuesday, Steven Petrow, the author of “Steven Petrow’s Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners,” (Workman, 2011), addresses questions about gay and straight etiquette for a boomer-age audience. Send questions for Civil Behavior to Q. Dear Civil Behavior: Your comment in a recent column about gays at midlife finding themselves “suddenly invisible — aged out by the young, restless and beautiful” resonated […]

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Jesus Days: Photos of the World Through the Lens of a Closeted Young Gay Man by Greg Reynolds

  by Greg Reynolds Growing up Southern Baptist in the American South of the 1960s, I learned early that a good Christian refrains from smoking, drinking alcohol, dancing and having sex before marriage. Decades later, I still don’t smoke. As a boy I loved Bible stories and science fiction, hymns and show tunes. When I wasn’t […]

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Gay Man Beaten with Cane by 71-Year-Old Woman Speaks Out (Video)

Homophobia is viscous at any age. Proof below: RICHLAND HILLS, Texas — A 71-year-old North Texas woman accused of beating her neighbor with a cane is being charged with a hate crime. Richland Hills police say Wanda Derby repeatedly hit 25-year-old Lloyd Guerrero with her wooden cane and used it to choke him. “As I lifted […]