Covid Tag Archive

Romance Is In – Take It from Grindr

Tragedy breeds ingenuity. Since the advent of HIV/AIDS, the queer community has led the world in sexual education, transparency and responsibility. Condoms factored into our...

Adrift on Calmer Waters: A Quiet Corner of the Caribbean Offers Planning Options

The color blue is inherently soothing. It is as though Mother Earth took note of this fact and enrobed in azul shades just to soften the stresses of her inhabitants. Humans are...

Unleashed LGBTQ Makes Its Debut

With more promised vaccines on the way, we can almost see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Pride festivals are starting to prepare for a return with optimistic announcements...

Look Like 1.5 Million Bucks at City Gym

This damn pandemic #damndemic really messed with our workout routine. We miss the gym in all of its gay glory. The sauna, the cardio, the sauna, the weights, the sauna… did we...

Eagle LA: Fund Me Hard!

Safe spaces have never been so endangered. Much like the bird that bears its name, Eagle L.A. has faced extinction before, but it always soars above adversity to spread its wings...

ABOVE THE CUT: Making Celebrities and Everyday New Yorkers Look Their Best During a Pandemic

Xavier Cruz is an artist, but he doesn’t use a paintbrush to touch up his masterpieces. His talents have been seen on Broadway, yet he refrains from calling himself a triple...

Love Potion #19 – Vaccination Leads to Gay Proposal

It started as all great couple moments do: with playful bickering. Eric Vanderlee was working yet another grueling shift as a nurse in Canton, South Dakota. His partner of five...

Glug Life: Gay Party Boat Capsizes Near Puerto Vallarta

In the wee-wee hours of the New Year, a queer cruise set sail for disaster. The clothing optional event was packed with partygoers who were oblivious to the raging pandemic that...

A PARTY WITH PRECAUTIONS

Anticipation reaches fever pitch in the check-in line. The queues are long. Tickets must be verified. Cars get combed by security guards. It is a whole process. Only after the...

Last Call: Beloved WeHo Bar Calls It Quits

The storefronts of West Hollywood tell a fabulously evocative tale. Sex shops festoon their window displays with impossibly oversized dildos, accompanied by enough lube to drown a...