Fat Chance; Mandisa Anti-Gay?
From the start, American Idol’s contestant Mandisa Hundley (aka Man-Diva) was at the center of a furious debate regarding comments made by Idol judge Simon Cowell. Cowell made a rude remark saying that the stage needed to be larger to accommodate the girth of the, then auditioning Mandisa. Since then, Mandisa showed great class in setting the record straight that she forgave Cowell and that the remark was very hurtful. America loves an underdog and gay America loves their confident and in-charge BIG girls. Yet a short while before she was sent packing from the hit show, Mandisa went on the Idol site and mentioned she would not perform at any gay event since she doesn’t advocate the lifestyle. Shortly thereafter Mandisa found herself –for the first time – on the bottom three and out of the show. Now, she wonders whether her comments contributed to her being axed. Truth is, we’ll never know what shifted the tide for the hefty crooner, but what she definitely should be aware of now is that gay fans are loyal to the death – even when an artist is no longer hot and at the top of their game. Just ask Patti LaBelle, Barbara Streisand, Bette Midler or Liza Minelli and they’ll tell you that gays have probably kept them on the stage years after their careers hit their peak. So ManDiva honey, I guess this is a lesson learned. No one makes you a fiercer diva than your gay followers. Now, praise the Lord on that one Man-Dissed-A.
Oops You Did It Again
It can be disturbing when your man suffers from premature ejaculation. This is when you’re just getting going and your man is done. Doctors and sex therapists say this happens when men don’t know how to listen to the signals their body is giving them. There are four stages a man undergoes during sex – the Excitement Phase: this is when a man’s breathing deepens and his erection begins; the Plateau Phase: this is when he’s fully erect and begins consistent stroking; this leads to the Orgasm with Ejaculation Stage: basically, he comes; finally there is the Resolution Stage: where men lose their erection, their breathing returns to normal and he may even fall into a sleepy stupor. The key to maintaining a good rhythm going is to listen to your body while in the Plateau Phase and knowing when you are getting too close to the point of no return. Once at that point, most men cannot stop themselves from ejaculating. Doctors suggest stopping periodically when you feel yourself feeling “too good” to control your orgasm. As a partner of someone suffering the problem, you may want to also pay attention to your partner’s rhythm and help slow down or stop the stroking until the point-of-no-return sensation dissipates. There’s no point in throwing it on him and popping that thing if he’s just going to leave you hanging.
Easter; Now You Know
Although Christianity teaches us that Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the true beginning of Easter or, at the very least, the name Easter derives from the more pagan, Scandinavian or Teutonic “Eastre” or “Ostern” both goddesses of mythology that stood for spring and fertility. It was celebrated on the day of the vernal equinox.
Vernal Equinox: On or about March 21.
If you were attracted to someone and began to date, but right before sex they shared they have an incurable and communicable disease (herpes, HIV, etc.) would you discontinue dating them? Would you consider practicing safer sex to continue your interaction with them? Is it worth the risk?
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