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Ryan Crawford

Ryan Crawford

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Bio: Born and raised in the PNW, Ryan Crawford devotes more time to Twin Peaks than is considered healthy. He is a dating columnist, online content marketer, social media manager, and Pokémon master. He recycles all of the things. His published writing is available through Examiner.com, MastodonDentist.com, CerebralCatalyst.com, Remark, and Gay City Anthologies vols 3-5.

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Kiawe & Ash

Gay Men as Pokémon: Generation 6

March 8, 2017 •   Your body is ready. You’ve trained for this moment. Your PokéBalls are shuddering...

Naughty Professors Kukui, Willow, and Sycamore

Gay Men as Pokémon: Generation 5

October 26, 2016 • Pokémon—your second favorite Pocket Monsters—are killing it this...

the-pass

Review: “The Pass” A Robust Achievement For Queer Film

October 13, 2016 •   “You’re the last thing I remember of any value,” says a...

Eugene Eeveelutions

Gay Men as Pokémon: Generation 4

August 9, 2016 • You’ve seen them wandering the sidewalk, heads buried in their phones,...

Drag Misty

Gay Men as Pokémon: Generation 3

February 17, 2016 • As the Pokémon franchise celebrates its 20th anniversary this month, the wildly successful...

Mama Tits as Audrey 2

Mimosas with Mama Cast Dazzles with “Little Shop”

November 10, 2015 • You’ve seen them as bedazzled Abba songstresses in “Mama Mia.” You’ve...

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“Floating Skyscrapers” A Stirring Queer Story At The 2015 Seattle Polish Film Festival

October 17, 2015 • The 2015 Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is in full swing and...

The Big Gay Ice Cream Shop is a gay owned business that's been featured in nationwide media as a great business success story.

Wanna Start Your Own Business? “Big Gay Ice Cream Shop” Is Proof That...

September 16, 2015 • An awful boss; a soul-crushing schedule; a pervasive feeling that you’d rather be doing...

Gay Man as Magikarp 5

Gay Men as Pokémon: Generation 2

August 13, 2015 • Pokémon are a blessing to Beyoncé’s good green earth,...

gay-finance

What LGBT Folks Need to Know About Taxes after Obergefell v. Hodges

July 28, 2015 • When you think “sexy,” “passionate,” and “hot as hell,” I’m sure you think of...

Jamie Clayton of the Netflix original Series, Sense8

7 Ways You Can Be a Better Ally to Trans Folks

July 8, 2015 • We fought hard for it. We rallied and protested and pushed legislature for it....

Sebastian Kross

Get “Gay as Fuck” with Porn Royalty this Friday…And, Help #KillMeth

June 25, 2015 • If you still haven’t decided where to go for Pride this Friday, get your life...

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Throw Shade with Bianca Del Rio & Ginger Minj at “Later Hater” this...

June 23, 2015 • Dying to see RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 winner Bianca Del Rio but can’t...

The Case for Evolving Pride

June 22, 2015 • In case you’ve been binge-watching Orange Is the New Black and...

Breckin Meyer and Ryan Phillippe in 54

“54: The Director’s Cut” Gets Bi at #SIFF…And, #Frameline…And, #Outfest…

June 10, 2015 • Brace yourselves: I have not seen the original version of the film...

Do I Sound Gay

#SIFF Standout “Do I Sound Gay?” an Insightful Success

June 3, 2015 • Ever wondered if you sound a little “too gay?” The thought didn’t just...

Cruise ready, photo credit pasa62.tumblr.com

Cruise Alaska with BFFs Round Trip From Seattle This August

May 29, 2015 • Our friends at RSVP Vacations are celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year...

Tom Cullen and Chris New in "Weekend," 2011

Love and Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for One Night Stands

May 26, 2015 • My first one night stand was in college. Or more accurately, my first one night stand occurred...

Jonathan Gordon and Haaz Sleiman in Those People, 2015

“Those People” a Refreshing Triumph At #SIFF

May 20, 2015 • Charlie doesn’t know why, but he’s reminded of the parable of a...

Bromance

Love and Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for Gay/Straight Bromance

May 9, 2015 • Anthony Martinez just wanted a prom date. Gay, out, and a junior in...

The Hug by A. Ka, SEAF 2015

Love and Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for Erotica

April 27, 2015 • Gorgeous vaginas on every wall. Paintings, portraits, sculptures: one mural of...

Banana Condom

Love and Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for Gay Sex Ed

April 16, 2015 • The teacher would display colorful diagrams of side-profile penises flayed in half, mysterious...

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Love and Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for Femme Guys

April 7, 2015 • Maybe he’s at a bus stop sitting cross-legged at the knees, tapping...

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Gay Men as Pokémon

April 6, 2015 • Show of hands, who else is bored of the same old gay labels? Cub this, twink...

Lea-Delaria-2

Love and Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for Butch Lesbians

April 2, 2015 • “Man-haters,” some call them dismissively. “Angry feminists.”...

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Love and Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for Activism Against Hate Crimes

March 24, 2015 • Seattle Mayor Ed Murray recently appointed a task force of 30...

Boy-Kissing

Love and Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for Romance

February 23, 2015 • Last week’s installment of “Love and Lust in Queer Seattle” was...

ValHearts

Love & Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for Boycotting Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2015 • Of all the secular holidays we celebrate in America, Valentine’s Day is by...

lovelusttatt

Love & Lust In Queer Seattle: The Case for Intuition

February 6, 2015 • The state of “knowing” something without proof is often vaguely...