Hey Varla: how to keep it “hot”

Hey Varla: how to keep it “hot”

Varla Dear Varla: I am a woman and married to a woman. We are also pansexual and polyamorous. What are some ways to slyly seduce my wife? I want that intimacy with her, but she wants me to come on to her better. Thank You  Sincerely, J Dear Juicy J,  This...
Ames’ rainbow crosswalks are more than a symbol

Ames’ rainbow crosswalks are more than a symbol

I was born and raised in Ames. My parents and a sister still live there, and I live only 30 minutes away. It’s where  I learned about the world, learned to love and accept people who are not like me, and became who I am. Ames is a part of me. Ames has now given me yet...
OC Pride, coming this weekend, thrives and overcomes

OC Pride, coming this weekend, thrives and overcomes

Three years into Orange City Pride, this LGBTQ community in northwest Iowa has already endured a book-burning, picketers, brazen Republican-led attacks on those being open about being LGBTQ, the need to change venues, an ad campaign against it,and veiled condemnation...
Hey Varla: how to keep it “hot”

LGBTQ dating when you’re not ‘gay’ enough

Hey Varla! I have a problem that I’ve been dealing with … forever, really. I’m a REALLY feminine girl. And I’m also REALLY gay. It makes dating hard because only guys flirt with me, and if I try to flirt with other girls they think I’m joking around, actually...