I am the Main Minion of Hanuman over at Tiger by the Tale. Do not dare to question this. He has a darling little meme: I must follow and obey.

1. How old were you when you knew you were gay?
I realized the ‘penny dropped’ about 6 years old. I didn’t know what it was, but I knew something about me was different enough the world and I separated into different dimensions. It was rather unsettling.

2. Have you ever had sex with the opposite sex?
Does dream work count?

3. Who was the first person you came out to?
The associate pastor at my church. It took several roundabout attempts. As he knew already, this must have tried his patience waiting for me to say the obvious.

4. Are you out to your family?

5. Do you want children?
Not at my age, no

6. Do you have more gay friends or straight friends?
A ratio warped proportion of queer ducks.

7. Were you out in school?

8. Is your best friend the same sex as you?
The Best Friend is my Best Man too.

9. If your best friend is the same sex, have you ever had sex with them?
I tried.

10. Have you ever done crystal meth?
Heavens, I haven’t even smoked cigarettes.

11. Have you ever been in a sling?
Alas, no, but I am willing to try.

12. Have you ever done a 3-way?
Not often enough.

13. Have you ever dressed in drag?
Once, for a “come as your mother’ Hallowe’en party.

14. Would you date a drag queen?
Only the pretty ones.

15. Are you ‘fixed in your ways’ as it were?
That would be dull as plainsong.  I am truly a Renaissance man.

16. Cher or Bette?
The Divine Ms. M wins this arm wrestling contest.

17. Have you dated someone of a different ethnicity?

18. Been to Fire Island?  Saugatuck? Key West?  Ft. Lauderdale?  Palm Springs?
No.  Yes.  Yes.  No.  Yes.

19. How many Madonna CDs do you own?

20. Name of your first love?

21. Do you still talk to them?
I email him every year on his birthday.

22. Does size matter?
No. But it helps.

23. Biggest turn on?
Enthusiasm and gusto.

24. Biggest turn off?
Attitude.  And a big paunch

25. Ever been harassed due to your orientation?

26. Worst gay stereotype that applies to you?
My shriek when I am startled.

27. Ever been to a pride rally?

28. Would you marry if you could?
Yes.  The registration at William-Sonoma is worth it in itself.

29. Would you rather be rich and smart or young and beautiful?
Who says I am not?  Someone is itching for fight!

30. Do you sculpt your eyebrows?
No.  I don’t even know what this means actually.

31. Do you trim your body hair?
No. I am one hairy beast.  Woof to you!

32. Ever had sex with more than one person in a day?
In my 20s I recall a day that rivaled a cat in heat.

33. Ever been to an orgy?
My invitation was lost in the mail. How about we arrange a Blogger get together?  I will supply the towels.

34. Which character in “The Women” best reflects you?
I try to be Mrs. Morehead, but my brother thinks I am more Countess.

35. Favorite gay expression ?

The word ‘fabulous”!

36. How may ‘ex’ do you have?
Depending on the definition, I would say I have two.

37. Do you believe in fairies? 

38. Do you have any tattoos?
No. But Erik is going to make me a drop dead it’s to die design some day

39. Do you have any piercings?

40. Would you date a smoker?

41. If you are male, do you know many lesbians?
One of my best friends, Rita. AKA as “Sweetie Darling”

42. Do you know anyone who has died from HIV?

43. Are you part of a gay organization?
I am a member of the Gay Psychiatrists of the APA

44. Is your gym cruisy?
Not at all.

45. Grinder or Scruff?

46. Are your best years behind or in front of you?
I hope my 50s are the most healthy and happy and ‘active’.

47. Got Porn?

48. Make out music?

49. Ever been in love with a straight guy?
In my youth, I had a few crushes.

50. Did you ever have sex with him?

51. Have you ever been to a nude beach?


52. Have you ever been to a bath house?
No. I literally lived across the street from “The Unicorn” in Chicago, but never entered it.

53. Ever had sex in public?

54. What gay gene did you miss out?