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Sex and food and Abraham Lincoln

Gift books for every (perverse) taste
We put out a call to our contributors to suggest appropriate holiday gift books and what do we get back?
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 02, 2008

Like clockwork

The Gears of War keep turning
The Gears of War keep turning
By MITCH KRPATA  |  December 02, 2008

A gay day off

Striking Out
A day without gays sounds like a Christian Right wet-dream come true, but it's actually the idea behind a 24-hour nationwide strike and economic boycott in support of gay marriage for all Americans.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 25, 2008

Sometime Sinner

Ask Dr. Lovemonkey
Obviously his notion that it's okay to be sexually active, but not to "live in sin," is ridiculous.
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  November 25, 2008

Mister Sister picks up where Miko left off

Sex In The City
When Miko Exoticwear on Wickenden Street closed its doors for good this summer, Providence lost a local landmark.
By AMY LITTLEFIELD  |  November 19, 2008

Free pass on gay hatred?

Turning a blind eye
Outside observers have been quick to criticize any signs of anti-Semitism connected to the new Roxbury mosque.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 24, 2008

Grand union

Ask Dr. Lovemonkey
I have been together with a man for 14 years. We have a strong, stable relationship, a seven-year-old son who we adore, and everything is just fine except for the fact that his family has been constantly (and increasingly) pressuring us to "make it legal."
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  November 12, 2008

California’s shame

Equal marriage rights suffers a setback, but there is hope. Plus, young voters.
The politics of division as practiced by lame-duck president George W. Bush at the connivance of his onetime Svengali Karl Rove are not dead.
By EDITORIAL  |  November 24, 2008

Save Me

A decent, but not great, soap opera
Mark (Chad Allen), a trashy young gay man into motel sex and coke, makes a sea change by agreeing to reside at a Christian halfway home, where the once-gay clientele are weaned away from homosexuality and into the arms of Jesus.
By GERALD PEARY  |  November 05, 2008

Love and politics

Boleros for the Disenchanted ; November ; Martha Mitchell Calling
In Boleros for the Disenchanted , Puerto Rican–born José Rivera looks beyond the fairy dust and sexual spark to probe the full meaning of “till death do us part.”  
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 21, 2008

Biz-school widows lament

It’s hard to become a full member of the club when you’re an academic ‘other’
Some, these days, would have harsh words for the culture of business schools, as if, perhaps, B-school grads were just a teensy bit responsible for, like, the collapse of the whole fucking world.  

A step forward

Why the Connecticut Supreme Court got it right. Plus, ominous noises from the right wing.
The nation’s understandable preoccupation with the unfolding economic crisis has overshadowed a significant victory in the battle for same-sex marriage: the Connecticut Supreme Court, on October 10, ruled that gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marry.  
By EDITORIAL  |  October 22, 2008

Sex Drive

The usual preoccupation with nut sacks and virgins
Sex Drive doesn’t venture anywhere new, but it makes the same old scenery amusing again.  
By TOM MEEK  |  October 15, 2008

Saving Marriage

Dramatic moments of the gay-and-lesbian struggle that escaped our newspapers
Roth and Henning, dedicated partisans, were everywhere with their cameras in those historic years 2003–2006.  
By GERALD PEARY  |  October 15, 2008

Be a real man

Ask Dr. Lovemonkey
I hope you inform your readers that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout the United States.  
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  October 09, 2008

The gulf of Maine

Senator Collins votes the Bush line 77 percent of the time; her challenger, Representative Allen, weighs in at 18 percent. Will these numbers decide November’s election?
With a massively unpopular Republican president leaving office, this year’s Senate election is a contest based on a candidate’s alignment with Bush.  
By JEFF INGLIS  |  October 09, 2008

Letters to the Portland Editor, October 3, 2008

Sex is risky
If a pregnancy is endangering a woman’s life, the woman’s life needs to be saved. But I feel this way because I’m pro-life.

My Best Friend's Girl

Predictability ensues. Hilarity doesn’t.
How many awful films must audiences sit through before producers realize that Dane Cook is not a romantic lead?
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 24, 2008

Night of the living geeks

Romancing the nerds
I’ve never dated a geek. Nor have I ever envisioned myself doing so.
By NEELY STEINBERG  |  September 10, 2008

Dated advice

Old-school words of wisdom for a better college sex life
To boink a lot or not to boink a lot?
By NEELY STEINBERG  |  September 04, 2008

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