Clyde Engle

Bio

Clyde is a writer, actor, and aspiring talk-show host living in Brooklyn, NY. His interests include singing Broadway showtunes, the Chicago Cubs, and Hillary Clinton.

6 Ways To Perfect Your Status As The Ultimate Third Wheel

By Clyde Engle
Third-wheeling can be an incredibly awkward experience. It can also be an extremely empowering one. I find it fun to spend time with my friends, my siblings and their significant others. Often times, I become friends with these people. Yes, things…

Bros Who Brew: 16 Types Of Beer And The Guys They Represent

By Clyde Engle
Every guy has his favorite beer, and it can say a lot about his personality. I remember when I first fell in love with beer on a trip to London in college. My go-to was this reasonably-priced amber lager that was out of this world. I was the college…

10 Things I Learned About Gay Hook-Up Culture From My Day On Grindr

By Clyde Engle
Unlike many gay men, I had never used Grindr before. That all changed this past Monday, when I logged on, created an account and started searching for hookups. I got on not because I was interested in hooking up with anyone off the app, but because…

Ladies, Here's How To Give The Perfect Blowjob, As Told By A Gay Man

By Clyde Engle
Blowjobs are God’s gift to mankind. I used to hate giving them (major emphasis on hate), but now —somehow, maybe miraculously — I love giving them. It’s fun, exhilarating, freeing and incredibly hot. There’s nothing quite like being in complete…

3 Ways The FDA's New Blood Donation Policy Is Still Homophobic

By Clyde Engle
At the end of 2015, the FDA announced it was easing restrictions on gay men donating blood. But, there was a big catch. Not all of us can donate blood. The only gay men who can donate are those who haven’t had intercourse in a year or more. First…

9 Reasons I Can't Wait To Be A Father, As Told By A Gay Man

By Clyde Engle
If you thought the LGBTQ+ community won its fight when marriage was legalized, think again. No doubt marriage was a terrific victory, but we still have a long way to go. Despite a recent judge’s ruling, the Supreme Court of Arkansas refuses to allow…

10 Gay Sex Questions You've Had But Have Been Too Afraid To Ask

By Clyde Engle
Ever ask yourself how much lube is enough or what’s the best sex position for anal? Don’t worry; we’re all right there with you. It doesn't matter if you're straight, gay, male or female, we’ve all wondered about the answers to our most burning gay…

10 Ways Being Out And In Love For The First Time Is Like Being 16 Again

By Clyde Engle
When I first came out of that dark, repressive closet, it was like a whole new world. Everything was fresh, exciting and uncertain to me. I was grateful to finally get to be myself. No more hiding. No more lying. No more living a fabricated life. I…

When Me Becomes We: 7 Signs Your Man Is Ready To Settle Down

By Clyde Engle
Gents, we’ve all had our wild days of mindless Grindr hookups, riotously fun dance floor makeouts at the gay club and trysts in the gym sauna. No doubt, those times were fun; they were maybe even a bit magical. But eventually, there comes a time…

15 Stereotypes That Limit Our Perceptions Of Gay Men

By Clyde Engle
“Who is the girl, and who is the guy in your relationship?” an acquaintance asked me just the other day. “Neither, my dear friend. We are both men. That is the very point. We're gay. We love and are attracted to men.” In a gay relationship, there is…

Bye Kim Davis: 14 Things Queer People Can Be Thankful For In 2015

By Clyde Engle
Thanksgiving is a time to catch up on all of the juicy family gossip, meet your sibling’s significant others (let’s hope we like them!), stuff your face and reflect. The beginning of the month-long holiday season, Thanksgiving is the holiday where…