Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! BURNED BY THE RELATIVE I LOANED MONEY Dear Willie D: I loaned my cousin $500 more than six months ago. She promised ... More >>
Update below: A gay couple that recently got engaged says that the St. Louis Post-Dispatch is intentionally rejecting their engagement announcement that they want to run in print, because they have some sort of unwritten policy against same-sex couples. The accusation of the duo Kurt Lee and Kyle Ha ... More >>
The Southern Poverty Law Center has just issued a statement praising the Scott County Central School District in Sikeston for its decision to officially remove discriminatory language against same-sex couples from rules governing its high school prom. The decision was sparked by Stacy Dawson, a 17- ... More >>
In case you need another reason to hate Valentine's Day, the University of Missouri has some exciting news for you. Christine Proulx, an assistant professor in the department of human development and family studies, has discovered that happily married old people are healthier than divorced or widowe ... More >>
Valentine's Day is not a holiday most divorced men look forward to. But then most those guys have yet to read Crestwood author Greg Fisher's new book, The Divorced Men's Survival Guide. In it Fisher dispenses all kinds of advice for men emerging from a failed marriage, including tips on how to cook ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsKim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth have separated after 27 years of marriage and now the future of the band is unknown. Their record label released this statement last Friday: Musicians Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, married in 1984, are announcing they have separa ... More >>
Last night, Olivette city council passed two measures that solidify the suburb as a welcoming place for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people.The Vital Voice reports that the council unanimously passed bills 2672 and 2677. The bills create a domestic partnership registry and criminaliz ... More >>
Image ViaYou're okay with St. Louis, Brandon.Brigham Young University, better known to sports fans the nation over as BYU, may very well have lost their chance at winning a national championship this year. They're currently ranked number three in the nation, and were widely expected to grab on ... More >>
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Unfit for public consumption?The Post-Dispatch this morning takes on the topic of "Kiss Cams" -- the stadium pastime that places couples on the JumboTron with the expectation that they smooch.At issue: Will the Cardinals place a same-sex couple on the Kiss Cam this weekend when the team hosts "Ou ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the St. Louis theater scene
Image sourceBehold: the future of every single woman. (Because we couldn't find a picture of a dead woman in an apartment being eaten by dogs.)It's tough being a never-married woman in your 30s. Well-meaning older people are always asking you when you're going to settle down. Self-help books ... More >>
MayorSlay.comThe United States census form does not always keep up with the times. On this year's form, for instance, people still have the option to identify themselves as "Negro," a term that all but disappeared in the late 1960s. The Census Bureau defended its decision by claiming that m ... More >>
Daily RFT recently came into possession of Certified Sex Therapist and University of South Carolina Gamecock Dr. Darcy Luadzers' Virgin Sex for Guys and Virgin Sex for Girls. Rather than let Dr. Darcy's work go to waste, we're answering your questions with her verbatim advice!Today's question, wh ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/syl2007Unreal has just been informed that the biggest question that plagues single women is "Why are all the good men taken?"This came as a surprise to us, because we always believed the lament of the single woman (well, actually, women in general) was "Why are men such assholes ... More >>
Break ups, breakdowns and the blues of the gods
As I posted yesterday, a PETA Super Bowl ad claiming that vegetarians have better sex was rejected by NBC. Of course, everyone will see the ad anyway, thanks to YouTube. But Gut Check is more interested in the question the ad poses.Do vegetarians have better sex? How, exactly, would you judge such ... More >>
Crowds huddled around the Old Courthouse Saturday afternoon to protest California's recently passed ban on same-sex marriage. More Photos The high temperature was 39 degrees, but when in the middle of a crowd of a couple hundred people, the temperature was warmer, as the audience reacted to the w ... More >>
Update: Coverage and photos of the protest: "Prop 8 Leaves Some Missourians in Marital Limbo" A protest against California's Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage, is set for noon Saturday on the steps of the Old Courthouse. Show Me No Hate has been set up to inform people about the demonstrat ... More >>
Riverfront Times talks with director Julien Temple about the making of The Future is Unwritten.
Making Love (Anodyne)
Unreal gets liquored up and starts demanding tasteless jokes. And in unrelated news, we talk teen sex with a Seattle sexologist and check out the locker room at the new Busch.
>"I think a little of Brie's favorite pastime would go a long way towards loosening you guys up!"
(City Diner, South Grand Boulevard)
Michael Winterbottom delivers the sex, and not much else
The scourge of syphilis re-emerges, deadlier than before
Unreal gets all hot and bothered over some very special plants (and a rather steamy billboard) and finds the key to St. Louis' revival. Plus, a local blogger is driven mad by public breastfeeding.
Unreal gives prom-goers a hand, visits with cute 'n' cuddly intestinal parasites, and celebrates the confluence of BBQ and protective eyewear. Plus: A local blogger strikes out.
Adult businesses fear the "Smut Shop" bill will tax them into oblivion
Get your groove on at this year's St. Louis International Film Festival
Six reasons why the Dresden Dolls ought to suck...but don't
A new documentary sells gay marriage as the only answer to discrimination
Wrestling at the South Broadway Athletic Club
The best foul-mouthed breakup songs of all time
Mike Reid knows firsthand what it's like to bend the rules
Never at a loss for new tricks, the Wahls are now on a spiritual quest.
Local arts lovers hope to take the stigma out of erotic art with a new exhibition/festival
For the sexual anorexic, scarred by psychic trauma, a controlled, loveless existence may be easier to bear than the thought of intimacy
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