What if the paucity of lesbian bars represented not a present failure or a return to a bad gay past, but the future of queer sociality for everyone? This was the challenge posed by Lyndsey Beutin when she, Crystal Biruk and I hung out a couple weeks ago. When San Francisco’s Lexington Club closed in … More Lesbian bar, queer futurities?
Nothing dramatizes the collapse of the Cleveland gay bar scene than this list of nominees for best gay bar from five years ago. Seven of 10 have closed. Number two, Twist, is “not a gay bar, it’s a social club that is gay friendly.” No new gay bars have opened since 2010 that weren’t replacing … More The fate of rust belt gay bars
An article of mine in the International Journal Advances in Social Science and Humanities 2(10) 20-26. Men consistently report higher rates of homosexual behavior and identity than women in national population surveys of sexuality, a gender gap that has received little attention. Though women express similar levels of same-sex desire, they are far less likely … More The Gender Gap in Reported Homosexuality