On the way to Maine with my mom and stepfather, we pulled off the highway and into a rest area. I’m one of those men, I’ve done it a hundred times; we go into the woods or a truck with tinted windows, in a stall under cold light. In the winter, men trudge through snow to be with each other, in the summer, men leave the woods with ticks clinging to their legs.
I was electrified, but held to that spot; he shook himself at me and I couldn’t move.
Keep driving past the college and go to the building at bottom of the hill. Turn east on Route 58 and travel approximately 1.5 miles to the flashing yellow lights.
From I-1 in Virginia, take exit 19 (Abingdon / Damascus). The parking lot is on the right, just beyond a small white church.
That compares to estimates of 5 percent or less of the general population.
The difference between the early days of cruise travel and now is that today's LGBT cruise passengers have more freedom to be open about their sexuality.
Now, gay and lesbian socials are standard on most cruises, and are actually organized, promoted and hosted by the cruise lines and their staffs.
The cruise industry has come a long way, not merely acknowledging but embracing its gay and lesbian passengers.
So grab your passport, bathing suit and quest for adventure and join us on your first singles cruise.
has a significant LGBT population, including plenty of students and staff at Brown University, Johnson & Wales, and - to a lesser but still significant extent - Providence College.
The city's handful of gay bars are mostly downtown, in the hip Down City neighborhood.
Turn off on First Street and the hotel is one block away on the left.
Located right off the George Washington Parkway in north Old Town Alexandria.