Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 31

AIDS LifeCycle: Day 0 (Orientation)

Today I went to the Cow Palace for AIDS LifeCycle Orientation. Everyone has a reason why they ride. It is a question that we all ask ourselves. Why do we get up every day at 5 am, why do we take a week’s vacation to work our asses off, why do we ride 545 miles? For […]

May 26

The “New York Post” Nailed It

“The New York Post” nailed in its coverage of Kim and Kanye’s nuptials. “Two jackasses got married in Italy Saturday,” the Post’s story begins. I won’t belabor the point, but the whole wedding and events leading up to it were intended for ratings. At best the whole event was obnoxious, at worst it distracted us […]

May 25

A long time ago in a galaxy not so far away…

So I am not a Star Wars fan (I grew up watching Star Trek). But as a lover of pop culture and history I can appreciate Star Wars. The movie opened up 37 years ago today. Here are some facts about the movie to hold you over while you get dressed in your best Darth […]

May 24

7 Days…

In 7 days, I ride out on AIDS LifeCycle (ALC). It isn’t that I am scared. I am terrified. Yes this is my second ALC and I know the road, I know what to expect, I know that I can do it. For me this is cause is deeply personal and I want to do […]

May 18

Grey’s Anatomy: Cristina & Meredith Goodbye Dance

The twisted sisters are no more. Cristina Yang left Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital and best friend Meredith Grey to fulfill her potential in Switzerland on the “Grey’s Anatomy” season finale Thursday. Why do we love Cristina Yang? Well I think Cosmopolitan said it best: “She’s one of the first characters on television to prove that […]

May 11

The most selfish act

  “But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.” ― Albert Camus A college buddy and roommate killed himself last week. I don’t really know how you sum up a life or friendship. Vaughn Shain Alexander was smart, witty, and the kind of guy everyone admired. One of his friends posted […]

May 08

57 Things I’ve learned about being gay in my 20s

Originally posted on THE MODERN GAY GUIDE TO LIFE:
They say that it’s in your 20s when you really learn who you are and who you want to be. While I don’t know yet if thats true, I’ve certainly learned a lot about myself, about other people and what it means to be a gay 20-something.…