Fire Island is the large center island of the outer barrier islands parallel to the south shore of Long Island, New York. However, to us it is so much more. It’s a crazy place full of parties dances, boys, hookups, sex, and fun! Have you been yet? For what seems like forever this has been the go to place for us gays and our lesbian gal pals alike. But mostly the gays ;). Who doesn’t love to party, am I right?
They did it again. On Saturday, June 16, Fire Island Pines wasn’t just a haven of gorgeous guys, rum-packed punches, and beachside ball-playing: The folks at Trinity Place Shelter had their second annual charity event, Love Shack 2.0, to raise money for LGBTQ youth. Under skies as blue as the water, 2.0 ran from 4 [&hellip
In 1975, a 28-year-old, gay lawyer named Tom Bianchi was given a Polaroid camera and took it out to his weekend share. Like most guys with a lens, Bianchi started taking pictures of his friends. Unlike a lot of guys, Bianchi’s pictures were of beautiful men, his “friends” some of the most powerful people in [&hellip
To give you an idea of how life as a DJ works, when I went to Splash to see Randy Bettis perform, the bouncer about two feet away from his booth had no idea who he was and told me I should head toward the exit—seems I was a possible perp.
I’ve known Randy for years, I was put on the guest list by Randy, and I could see Randy just above the thug who was glaring at me like I was Bin Laden’s gay replacement. When I climbed over the little barricade and told Randy what happened, he laughed and said “That’s the way it works. No one knows anyone.”