Monthly Archives: February 2014

On Being ‘Hard’

These days, that word ‘hard’ has a particular anatomical meaning for most guys – gay or straight! Well, yeah, it can be fun. But, when my dad was a teen, ‘being hard’ meant being like this: Never mind the bag… … Continue reading

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Cautious Optimism

Guys hanging out together. It’s what young guys do – straight or gay. My somewhat younger son (12), ostracised by the parents of one of his good schoolmates for coming from a ‘queer’ family (gay dad, lesbian mum Clare, doesn’t … Continue reading

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