Month: March 2018

  • What “bbc” Meant in My Career

    What “bbc” Meant in My Career

    The ideal sex partner. Women often describe this imaginary person in terms of personality traits as they imagine the doting partner. Men picture the person’s appearance. I have not said anything earth shattering and original so why are you reading the words of an author (moi) who offers well worn notions? Because I am sure […]

  • Stereotypes

  • Introducing The Scholar to Crack

    Introducing The Scholar to Crack I was a 23 year old resident of Manhattan at the end of the 20th century. About halfway through my second year of teaching middle school & second year of grad school I met these people at a bar with a would-be boyfriend who was totally trying to ditch me […]

  • Educated Escort

    Educated Escort? Yes, that’s what I became. No one expects someone with my skin color who works in my profession to begin an encounter discussing the three main ideas of The Art of War, by Lao Tzu. Sure I it is pompous to discuss ancient Chinese philosophy. Nevertheless, I like to introduce myself by going […]

  • HOW GAY RELATED IS HIV?

    HOW GAY RELATED IS HIV? As a responsible adult I have always taken HIV tests every six months, regardless of my perception of personal risk. I have always feared AIDS, well maybe not in the early days when AIDS had nothing whatsoever to do with me, or so I was told. As a precocious child […]

  • Are You a Boy or a Girl?

    “Are you a boy or a girl?” The first time a man pulled over to the curb and asked me this question in Downtown Honolulu I was more than a little offended. Was he trying to say I was ugly? I angrily asserted that I was a woman, just maybe a little tired from “runnin’ […]