Manhunt offers ‘Sex over 40’ resource

Manhunt users who are over 40 now have an additional resource from the site aside from the cruise-chat-connect option for which it’s come to be known. The site’s health resource Manhunt Cares announced today it’s new Sex Over 40 resource for “older gay and bisexual men.” The site teams up with Dr. Loren Olsen, author of Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight, in providing information to this demographic.

I’m rather fascinated by this announcement. I had no idea that hitting 40 “can be brutally intimidating” and I’m trying to correlate the idea of the sex toy study as the partial basis for this new resource. Anyway, their hearts are in the right place and since I’ll be part of this demographic soon, well, one more resource couldn’t hurt. Below is the full press release:

—  Rich Lopez

What’s Brewing: Cop resigns over anti-gay posts; gay spider monkeys to get Valentine’s Day treat

Elton and David, gay spider monkeys

Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea:

1. A sheriff’s lieutenant in Colorado has resigned after he was caught posting racist and anti-gay comments on news websites using his work computer. For example, here’s what Lt. Jeff Engor of the Douglas County sheriff’s department wrote below a story about the repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell” in December: “New miltary [sic] slogans: The few, the queer, the Marines! Butt Rangers lead the way! Be as gay as you can be! Aim for a high hard one, Air Force! Join the Navy, see naked men!” There’s no word on whether Engor was simultaneously crusing Manhunt on the same computer.

2. A zoo in the UK is preparing a special Valentine’s Day treat for two gay spider monkeys. The monkeys, who share an enclosure, have been a couple since last March and have since been renamed Elton and David, after Elton John and his partner. For their first Valentine’s Day together, the zoo has announced that it will be giving the monkeys a romantic meal of fruit and nuts. Wow, talk about a brilliant marketing scheme. No one had even heard of these monkeys before!

3. As we noted below, our new so-called anthem, Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way,” was released this morning. But seriously, and we don’t mean to sound like haters here, but if it’s really a gay anthem, why is Gaga partnering for the release with Target?

—  John Wright