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(c) 2017, Livingston Woolf. In my teens, my parents dragged me from specialist to specialist. They were ashamed of my “perversion” as my enlightened father called it. Ultimately, they dragged me to an endocrinologist who put me through a battery of tests. Mom and dad were shocked when they heard the doctor’s report “There’s an […]
(c) 2017, Michael Ampersant This wasn’t my first time, not even in Florence, but it’s my shtick, if you will. I’ve taken up position on the steps of the Loggia della Signoria, squatting between the statues of Cellini’s Perseus and Fedi’s Rape of the Polyxena. I’m not a prostitute, but I’m a slut with […]
(c) 2017, Andre DeCuir When Brendan was 16, his parents got divorced and sent him to therapy. He saw Dr. Bill for about a year and then stopped, maybe because his mother got tired of being the only one to take him there. Brendan’s father moved into a trailer park along the Baton Rouge highway, […]
Monthly Archives: August 2013
… stories and articles are now uploaded from our archives. To find out what stories and reviews/rants are available, click on the Archives tab above. If you find an author you like, click on the author’s name and you’ll be … Continue reading
Anne Eldridge, who wrote some masterful bitter-sweet tales for Wilde Oats, died in 2011. Thankfully, we have several of her stories in our archives and I’ve just loaded one, Tea at The Imperial. Every Tuesday and Thursday, when she had … Continue reading
Brian Holliday‘s Coyote in Spring is a charming fairy tale, first published a year ago in our eleventh issue. It’s illustrated by Linda Laaksonen, who alas died earlier this year.
This delightful short story comes from our promo issue, our very first Wilde Oats nearly five years ago. It’s by Matt Brooks, whose recently released novel Honeymoon Cottage is reviewed here. Each week we’ll upload another story or article from … Continue reading
Every week, we’ll be uploading stories or articles from our archives. The Squires is a short story by Kit Moss, writing as Nan Hawthorne, and illustrated by Rowan Lewgalon. It was first published in issue 8 of August 2009. … Continue reading
We have the final permissions, we’ve made the final HTML and textual adjustments, and so …. ta-da! …. our latest issue of our gay-shaded magazine is live. Enjoy! [The illustration is from one of the stories in this issue, Three-Quarter … Continue reading
… is pretty much done. We’re just checking for all the usual mistakes plus waiting for final permissions from some authors. But it shouldn’t be more than a day or two from now …. I’ll let you know. Nick