Jonathan: Mysteries Answered!… and Stuff.

“Blek,” Said The Lesbian

Oct 25th, 2011 | By

Last month’s column got me thinking about the many books I wasn’t allowed to read growing up. There were actually quite a few – my mother was of the prude and prejudice type. Anyway, here’s a small list of some wandering book covers and the secrets they hold that I can only dream of…

Azure Bonds: Part One Of The Nether Regions Trilogy

Sep 26th, 2011 | By

Dear Jonathan, With the Lion King being so big at the box office, I’ve become sort of nostalgic for my childhood years. What films or books were you reading as a kid? ——-     “And upon waking up from her great slumber did Alias, which was really her name and not a teaser, discovered

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Fashion is a Scary Monster

Jul 25th, 2011 | By

Dear Jonathan, I’m a slave to fashion, and I like your beard. I’d like some tips on the latest looks and trends. ———- Well, take one look at me and know that I am not one for fashion. I’m of the “drawstring pants over flip flops look” and tend to show up at fancy restaurants

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Potty Mouths and LensCrafters

May 24th, 2011 | By

Dear Jonathan: You seem righteous and well-read. What’s your opinion on the whole “de-funding Planned Parenthood” debacle that was playing out in the news recently? On April 15th, 2011, the Washington Post’s Opinion Section had a fantastic article by Clare Coleman in regards to the five myths about Planned Parenthood. This was in response to

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Mother, May I Throttle You?

Mar 31st, 2011 | By

Jonathan, I’m getting married in two months and my fiancee’s mother is driving me crazy! He suggests we both lay low, but there must be something I can do to make this more bearable. Help? —— Hooray! Gay wedding season! But, here’s the one problem with achievements in gay equality and gay marriage – you

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All The Colors Of My Butt (Leave Me Alone, Disney!)

Feb 28th, 2011 | By

I am really disappointed “Tangled” wasn’t nominated for the “Best Animated Feature” category. Why was Disney gypped? I’m just gonna come out and say it: I hate Disney films. Now, I’m willing to admit that I might hate them for the wrong reasons. This has nothing to do with all the onslaught of straight-to-DVD films.

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Slash in the Pan: Where Copyright Infringement and Sensuality Bang

Jan 25th, 2011 | By

Am I just getting older or is Slash Fiction just getting lazier? So, for those of you who are not familiar with slash fiction, this is erotic fan fiction with a man-on-man angle. And I kind of missed the whole slash phenomenon, though I had some friends were big fanatics about it. My friend, Meredith,

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Are You There, God? It’s me, Mario

Nov 30th, 2010 | By

The holidays are coming up and I’m looking for a gift that my boyfriend and I can enjoy together.  Any suggestions? It just so happens that this cross-genre revolution is making more and more opportunities to bridge those gaps of interest between friends and lovers. She likes social-norms challenging literature with a feminist perspective and

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What You Need To Know About PPS

Oct 26th, 2010 | By

Is playing volleyball acceptable for men? My friend used to make fun of me because I did spinning classes every now and then and he called me “girly” so I decided to make fun of him because he played rec volleyball. I consider volleyball a girl’s sport, like synchronized swimming. I do girly athletic things

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Cow Farts Are Good For You

Sep 27th, 2010 | By

I want to know what exactly is a vegan? That’s a good question because there’s actually very little non-bias documentation of the vegan condition. I’ll admit it, whenever I hear the word “vegan,” I instinctively have happy thoughts of fluffy sheep and drumming circles and picnics and lesbian bookstores. And sweet potato fries … But

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