Archers Omnibus of Oddities, Mischievous Exploits & Sundry Tales of Insubordination

Archers Omnibus of Oddities, Mischievous Exploits & Sundry Tales of Insubordination Jesse Archer Spins His Most Shocking Escapades Into Short Editorial That Is Sometimes Salacious, Often Incendiary, And Always Irreverent From Manhattan To Burning Man To North Dakota S Corn Palace, Follow The Totally True Adventures Of A Gay Man With A Lot To Learn This Volume Includes A Decade S Worth Of Outrageous Tales Which May Involve Black Sheep, Masculine Bottoms, Forbidden Fruit, Sex Parties, Suicide, AIDS Cures, Prison Pen Pals, Fire Island Survivors, A High School Hero, And How To Ruin Your Best Friend S Wedding. 2016 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention Archer s Omnibus of Oddities by Jesse Archer 1 This collection of almost 60 short essays, some no than a page or so long, others a thousand words or so, actually do add up to a remarkable look at current gay male ideas, trends, fashions, social consciousness etc He begins with rather simple, single concept pieces, but as he continued writing on mostly for OUT magazine he took on a great many serious, even heavier issues such as having sex when you HIV viral load exists but is undetectable, as well as the continued division between positive and negative guys, which won t be going away any time soon Other concepts come Archer s way when to drop a once very close friend what to expect and how to behave as a gay man in other countries South Africa for example Also how to deal with and or avoid unhelpful families, parents and others It all adds up to a thinking man s compendium, and as Archer is a good, lighter writer it is always interesting and entertaining.2 My