How to Communicate Better on Gay Dating Apps – LOP055


In the last episode I waxed nostalgic about, The Good Old Days of Meeting Men for Sex at Gay Bars – LOP054. Today’s episode picks up from where I left off, talking about the different challenges in communicating with someone on a dating app versus face-to-face in person. More and more I hear people complain about how rude people can be on dating...

Words That Hurt: What You Say Matters – LOP047


“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” The intention behind words matters. How a word is used will affect the receiver in communication. Words can lift people up, but they can also hurt when they are intended to be prejudiced, demeaning, or hateful. What about taking a word at face value? Should all words be free to...

How We Treat Each Other Reflects Who We Are


Values, communication, and respect in the dark ages of Trump. What’s wrong in the world? What’s wrong is that I’m seeing far too many issues with people who, Seem to have a god-complex;Think they’re right, and you’re wrong (discussion not optional), and;Seem to fight only for what they believe in, ignoring logic...

Darren is a leadership coach in Toronto, Canada who helps his clients to connect and embrace their uniqueness and freely create the life they want. He writes and podcasts regularly about Queer Leadership.