Gay Mayor Admits Relationships With Students; Ryan Field Books

Gay Mayor Admits Relationships With Students

This is about a 31 year old gay male politician in Massachusetts who’s had relationships with college students. 


Gay Massachuesetts congressional candidate Alex Morse, under criticism regarding sexual relationships with college students, has admitted the relationships but vowed to stay in the race.

Here’s More. He’s not backing down and he claims all his relationships have been consensual. He also claims he’s being held to a different standard because he’s not straight. 

Once again, the comment section at the end is fascinating. 




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“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”
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Altered Parts


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90 Year Old Grandfather Comes Out As Gay

90 Year Old Grandfather Comes Out As Gay

Here’s another late in life coming out story for a gay man. It’s not something unique either. Just try to imagine how many never did come out.

Felts, who now lives in Arvada, Colorado, told CNN that he’s known he was gay since he was 12-years-old. But he said he made the choice to conceal his sexuality, 

Here’s a link for more. Here’s another reason why everyone should come out on their own.



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Parody of Vintage Fire Island Photos In “Hot Rods”

Parody of Vintage Fire Island Photos In “Hot Rods” 

For those who don’t know, Fire Island has always been a mecca for gay men. It has deep roots in gay culture. And it’s still going strong as a gay destination in a time when there aren’t many left.

Now there’s a new book out that’s being referred to as a parody of vintage Fire Island. It’s called “Hot Rods”

Set on Fire Island, the book features feathered hair, bushy mustaches, tight-fitting speedos, un-manscaped torsos, striped athletic socks and, of course, terribly written erotic stories.

Looks interesting. There’s more, here. 


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Russell Tovey and a Sexy Short Film; Ryan Field Books

Russell Tovey and a Sexy Short Film

I love short films like this. And I think this is why I love streaming so much. We have access to things like this now.

A reader tipped us off to this new short from director Joe Ingham, a sort of collage film about the late artist David Robillard.

Here’s more.  You can watch a video too. 


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Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan Play Gay Face In Movie "Ideal Home"; Stereotyped With the Gay Ken Doll; Ryan Field Books

Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan Play Gay Face In Movie “Ideal Home”

These two straight actors, Rudd and Coogan, who are both open about the women in their lives, play some serious gay face in the movie “Ideal Home.” I caught the movie the other night on Amazon streaming and I watched the entire thing in full. Rudd and Coogan play a wealthy middle aged gay couple who pretty much portray almost every gay stereotype there is. I know this because I’m gay…not fake gay…and I’ve been married to my husband for over 20 years. We are nothing like the characters that Rudd and Coogan play. I also suspect that they wouldn’t have done this with any other minority.

With that said, the basic premise of the film revolves around a child who goes to live with Rudd and Coogan because Coogan is his long lost grandfather, and the kid’s father is in trouble. Of course that can happen. Many gay men in real life were once married to women and they had kids with those women. Of course that’s plausible. But some of the scenes that follow left me wondering. For example, the kid finds an entire collection of gay porn DVDs not very well hidden. First, no gay couple I’ve ever known leaves their porn out in the open like that for a kid to find. Second, I don’t know anyone who even uses DVDs now. And even if it is a vintage collection, it’s still going to be hidden in a very discreet place. Actually, in my most recent book, Don’t Be Afraid of Virginia’s Woolf, there is actually a scene where one of the characters goes to a back closet to look for the porn he keeps hidden. He keeps it in a box behind boxes. He is just as discreet with his porn as most straight people are. How do I know this? Cuz I’m gay, not acting gay.

And that’s just one small example of a few of the flaws I found in this movie, with regard to being gay. And oddly enough, it really wasn’t the worst movie I’ve ever seen and the kid plays an excellent part. The entire concept of the movie is great and I think most people, gay or straight, would enjoy it. I enjoyed it, and that’s because I”m so used to seeing Hollywood hire straight white privileged actors to play gay face. I have no doubt I’ll continue to see more of that in the future.

Here’s a link to check out more. 

Stereotyping With the Gay Ken Doll

Speaking of stereotypes, this article is about what happened when they tried to create a gay Ken doll back in the 90s. Oh, those straight people have no boundaries. If it wasn’t so sad and true it would be amusing.

But as soon as the doll was released, people immediately pointed out that he looked, well, kinda gay. In a super stereotypical early ’90s sorta way.
From the purple clothes to the earring to the necklace, which many interpreted as a giant “chrome c*ck ring.”

There’s more here. I actually remember this happening, and at the time we laughed about it. The problem now is that some things never seem to change no matter how far we come. 



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“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


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.


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Oprah Winfrey and ‘Caste’; Gay Couple Viciously Beaten In Israel; Ryan Field Books

Oprah Winfrey and the Book Caste

Oprah Winfrey…and her best friend Gayle…is on another one of her kicks about that never ending book club she has been forcing down out throats for years. And this time she’s crying, again.

Oprah Winfrey has announced that “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents” by Isabel Wilkerson is not only her latest pick for Oprah’s Book Club, but that it “might be the most important book” she has ever chosen.

Such high drama! Unfortunately, the book could be wonderful. But the odds are I will never know.  There are times when celebrity endorsements can also backfire on authors.

Here’s more. 

Gay Couple Viciously Beaten In Israel

Here’s yet another very hard story to read about a gay couple in Israel.

Video of a horrific attack on a gay couple in Israel has gone viral. The footage shows a group of men beating a gay man as hundreds of bystanders watched…and did nothing.

Here’s a link for the rest. You can watch the video there, too.


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“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


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

Kevin Hart Defends Ellen; The Village People and Gay Ecstasy; Ryan Field Books

Kevin Hart Defends Ellen

Someone is finally standing up in public in support of Ellen DeGeneres. 
“I have known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she’s one of the dopest people on the fucking planet. She has treated my family and my team with love and respect from day 1. The internet has become a crazy world of negativity….we are falling in love with peoples down fall. It’s honestly sad…When did we get here?”

Here’s more. He’s right about the Internet. It can be such a nasty place. 

The Village People and Gay Ecstasy

Here’s  a piece about gay culture and The Village People that I love. 

This is probably where we all imagine we heard Village People for the first time – those of my generation, at least: such is the way their biggest hits have become the sonic staples of our biggest events and get-togethers.
Here’s the rest.  It defines and era in pop culture, too. 

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“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


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

Portia Stands By Ellen DeGeneres; Straight Pride Event Planned By Dumb Christian Nationalists; Ryan Field Books

Portia Stands By Ellen DeGeneres

Well of course Portia is going to stand by her wife, Ellen DeGeneres. It’s only logical she would. And this whole saga continues to rage on and these allegations are serious. They range from employees being treated poorly to sexual harassment by producers.

On Instagram, Portia posted a giant message: “I stand by Ellen.”
“To all our fans….we see you. Thank you for your support,” she wrote in the caption.
Here’s more. There’s an ongoing internal investigation and I’m waiting to hear more facts. I don’t want to be that Internet Karen who jumps to all kinds of conclusions based on hearsay. 
Straight Pride Event Planned By Dumb Christian Nationalists
The Straight Pride ParadeHere’s one reason why I wrote the story titled, The Straight Pride Parade. These religious idiots don’t a have a clue. 
Don Grundmann, a Christian white nationalist who heads The National Straight Pride Coalition, says the group will return to Modesto, California to stage a “straight pride event.”
Here’s the rest. They’re not too smart, and clearly not very well educated in the sense of being well-rounded. And part of me always feels a little sorry for dumb-dumbs like this. They’ll never know where the bread plate is located at a formal dinner party. 

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“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


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




One of Two Gay Men to First Marry In Illinois; More About Ellen DeGeneres; Ryan Field Books

One of Two Gay Men to First Marry In Illinois

Here’s a sad story about the second same sex couple to marry in Illinois. But it’s also very endearing.

Mr. Ilio and Ron Dorfman got married in December 2013 in a ceremony that was moved up because of concerns about the health of Dorfman, who wasn’t expected to live long enough to see same-sex marriage become legal in Illinois in June 2014. Dorfman died about two months after exchanging vows with Mr. Ilio.

Here’s more.  There are photos and back story about their relationship, which lasted for more than 20 years. 

I love these stories because these are about the real gay men, not what Hollywood or some non-gay writer imagined gay men to be. 

May he RIP. 

More About Ellen Degeneres

Here’s more info about what’s happening with Ellen, and it’s still not good. Allegedly, they already have someone in mind to replace her. 

A source told US that Ellen, “is pissed that people have come forward to share these negative stories about her and feels betrayed,” and that she could be looking for a way out of the show entirely.

You can read more, here. I’m remaining objective with this one. 


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“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


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





Lea Thompson Backs Up Mean Behavior Claims on Ellen Show; Gays Having Less Sex Thanks to COVID; Ryan Field Books

Lea Thompson Backs Up Mean Behavior Claims on Ellen Show

The Ellen DeGeneres saga continues to devolve, and now people are starting to back up all the allegations about the so-called horrible meanness associated with the show and the host.

This time it’s Lea Thompson backing up Brad Garrett.

“True story. It is,” wrote Thompson in a tweet on Friday after news reports indicated the show is now the subject of an investigation of “staff experiences on set” by WarnerMedia, according to the Daily Mail

You can read more, here. DeGeneres is trying hard to do damage control.

I do recall reading about other mean talk show hosts in books and memoirs, especially one in particular. I won’t say her name, but I think it begins with a great big O. And she’s grand. But it’s not something I’ve ever seen carry over into the mainstream. They usually keep these things quiet in Hollywood. Apparently, in this era of full disclosure, Ellen didn’t get as lucky, allegedly.

Gays Having Less Sex Thanks to COVID

Well this seems to be surprising some people. I’m not shocked. I knew gay men who stopped having sex altogether for years during the height of AIDS. Gay men were terrified then, and they’re terrified now. If I were single right now I wouldn’t be trusting anyone.

Researchers in Australia have announced the results of a study on gay men’s sexual habits during the coronavirus pandemic. The conclusion: men report having 12 times less sex than during happier days.

Here’s more of the details


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“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


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