Is It Creepy For Gay Men To Seduce Straight Guys?; Gay Rights Pioneer Phyllis Lyon Dies; Ryan Field Books

Is It Creepy For Gay Men To Seduce Straight Guys?

Here’s a link to a discussion from a Reddit thread that examines whether or not it’s creepy for a gay guy to flirt with or to seduce a straight guy. I remember hearing comments like, “I don’t mind the gays just as long as they don’t try to seduce me,” from straight guys all the time when I was growing up. It bothered me then and it still bothers me now. They “don’t mind the gays.”

In any event, there seem to be a lot of opinions on this topic, and I think I like this one the most.

“A gay guy who falls for a straight guy is no more of a ‘creep’ than a straight woman who falls for a guy who’s not into her,” a third person writes.

You can read it in full, here. The comments below the article are amusing, too. They’re definitely worth reading. 

Gay Rights Pioneer Phyllis Lyon Dies

I remember reading about Lyon back in 2008. She and her longtime partner were among the first same sex couples to legally marry in California. 

Lyon was a journalist who met her lifelong partner while working at a magazine in Seattle. The couple moved to San Francisco in 1953.

You can read it all, here. She died of natural causes and was 95 years old. It goes into a lot more about her life and her work. 


“A wonderful story that I loved. The characters were well developed, and strong. Gus: A sweet young man. Doing something for all the wrong reasons. Craig: his boyfriend, he’ll go along with anything Gus say. Henry: Gus father a no nonsense man, who’s husband died last year. I enjoyed this story.”

Uncertainty by [Field, Ryan]

What readers said about “Altered Parts”
“Best Gay Novel In Years. This story will stay with you and you will feel you know every character and the beauty of their home in the mountains of North Carolina.”

Altered Parts by [Field, Ryan]

While the book is easily readable, it also addresses emotions stereotypes and relationships. I would have preferred it be 3 times as long and tragically most guys don’t find happy endings as depicted.. but in a short book, it provides food for thought, clarity and insight.. far more and better expressed than 99% of gay fiction . I don’t think it could have been done better.

Kendle's Fire by Ryan Field

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