Gay Pride, Straight Sex and Bloody Marys (Book Excerpt)

1992 - 24 years old Michael dropped me at the Castro district in front of the café where Monroe and his friends were having brunch. As he lifted his helmet to kiss me goodbye, I heard applause from the restaurant patio, and we shared a giggle before he drove off on his motorcycle into the … Continue reading Gay Pride, Straight Sex and Bloody Marys (Book Excerpt)

Bullying badges of honor

We gathered outside for some fresh air around midnight. Exhausted from the rush, but grateful for our tips, we enjoyed the cool breeze and a well deserved after work cocktail. The restaurant was always busy on Saturday nights, but because of Gay Pride weekend, the place was crazier than ever. There were five of us, … Continue reading Bullying badges of honor