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Do I Have to Do It?

Dear Cousin Butchie, I am very new at dating. I knew I was gay when I was 12 but I have just started to have enough confidence to date other guys. I am now 17. Things have been great most of the time. I have met several guys who started as sex ...

Just a Thought

Just a brief message from Cousin Butchie..... My computer is not working right on this site, but I do want to share a truly beautiful thought for the day. SOME PEOPLE ARE LIKE SLINKIES REALLY GOOD FOR NOTHING. BUT THEY BRING A SMILE TO YOUR ...

The End of DOMA

Can you explain the Supreme Court’s ruling in United States v. Windsor? United States v. Windsor was filed by Edith (“Edie”)Windsor. Edie was in a relationship of forty years with Thea Spyer. Thea and Edie were married in Toronto ...

The Continual High School: My Experiences with Bullying

Last night on the PATCO train, when exiting the ticket machine, a young guy I had never met before motioned his wrist limply and lisped at me. A group of girls stood around him drunkenly laughing, and my own friends were already far ahead of me ...

Yoga in Daily Life, Part 4 - Excuses

Yoga in Daily Life, Part 4 – Excuses We all do it. We make excuses. I try to rationalize doing it by convincing myself that it is part of being human. The more I study and practice yoga, the more I realize I need to stop. I need to just tell ...

He Says He Loves Me

Hi Cousin Butchie! How are you? I hope you can help me by giving your honest opinion of where my relationship is headed. I met this older guy (31) at Gay Pride in NY in 2011. It all started when we hooked up and he convinced me to come back to ...