204: Stroke This, Not That, And Survive – RIck Clemons

40 Plus Host Rick Clemons

Instead of getting caught up in your gay life that doesn’t please or serve you, go have a stroke. Actually don’t. I speak from experience in this podcast about how to stroke other things in life to bring you happiness, rather than dealing with a stroke. Just make sure what you are stroking pays off,…

550: The Gift of Being LGBTQ+ – Rick Clemons

You are a gift. Yes you. That fact that you are an individual in the LGBTQ+ community makes you a gift to the world and you need to own that. No better time than the holiday season to see yourself and the amazing gifts you bring into the world as an LGBTQ+ person having a…

203: Navigating Loss and Grief of a Partner- Jason Arnold

Your partner has cancer, then recovers. Then you have cancer, and recover. Then your partner and pets both pass on. All of this while lovely COVID is reeking havoc on the planet. How do you thrive through this much turmoil? You trust the process and see the beauty in the challenges. Avid listener and beautiful…

202: Overcoming The “Pleaser” Within – RIck Clemons

40 Plus Host Rick Clemons

If I make them happy, then I will be liked. Or even better, if I do this for them then they will do something nice for me. Sound familiar? It’s call being a pleaser and as gay men, we have tried to please everyone else, hiding our true self, and then when we come out,…

547: Making the Most of Your Queer Advantage – Andrew Gelwicks

What is the advantage of being queer? Andrew Gelwicks, explores  the answer to this question, through a collection of incisive, deeply personal conversations with LGBTQ+ trailblazers about how they leveraged the challenges and insights they had as relative outsiders to succeed in the worlds of business, tech, politics, Hollywood, sports and beyond. In his book,…

200: Give a shot to the heart in your online dating – Michael Kaye

Dating. It’s either fun or the bane of your existence. Whatever happened to the good old days of waving a magic wand and meeting Prince Charming. LMAO. Yeah, keep dreaming men. It’s time to do the work and make those relationships happen. What better way to celebrate the 200th episode of 40 Plus: Gay Men,…