If variety is the spice of life, then Portland, Maine, is sizzling hot. This summer, Portland, Maine, was named Bon Appetit’s 2018 Restaurant City of the Year. And the reaction has been swift among foodies and tourists as I’ve conversed with uber and lyft riders who decided to fly or drive here on a whim. And while the author of the Bon Appetit article is … Continue reading Visiting Portland, Maine? A Local’s Top Restaurants To Nom Nom Nom.
Recently, I found myself passing through on Spring Street in Portland, Maine, past the old location of the Styxx Nightclub. In place of the once iconic grungy brick wall and steel railing, there’s now a patio and a fancy European restaurant in its place. This brought back memories of the 18+ nights Styxx used to host when I was a 19-year old “baby gay” (having … Continue reading Queer safe spaces are disappearing, leaving queer and trans people with few options
I’ve spent most of my teenage years living with chronic, debilitating, pain that had not been able to be diagnosed. I have had countless ER visits, seen numerous specialists, and have had such a plethora of tests that it’s easier to list what I haven’t had done test wise than what I have. Recently after years of being undiagnosed, I was able to achieve a … Continue reading It’s all in your head: My Journey through Chronic Illness
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A new report from the Tax Policy Center places Portland, Maine, in the top ten of cities with the highest rate of same-sex married couples. According to 2015 tax data, 1,111 same-sex couples filed jointly in Portland, Maine’s Commuting Zone (geographic units that reflect the local economy where people live and work). Nationally, the number of same-sex married couples jumped to 250,450 in 2015. This … Continue reading Portland, ME among top 10 cities with highest rate of same-sex married couples
Adam Rippon shot to stardom during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang as an out and proud Olympic Athlete repping #TeamUSA. According to Stars on Ice, “Adam also made the bold decision to come out publicly in October 2015 in an interview with SKATING magazine. Leading up to the 2018 Olympics, he has become a sought-after interview to discuss his role as an openly … Continue reading WATCH: Adam Rippon ON 🔥🔥🔥 in Portland, Maine
After an exhausting journey throughout the South Island we have landed back on the North Island. That’s right, a little over a month and we came back. I have still yet to write about our hardships, I suppose I just don’t want to think about it. But I’ll fill you all in eventually. Anywho, we are settled and happier then we’ve ever been here in… Continue reading Our Last Job In NZ