Buddy Early

Why every day is casual Friday

August 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, September 2019 Issue. I’ve been told on occasion I clean up well. That usually means a person is so surprised to see me wearing a dress shirt and/or tie [...]

The Past I Heard …

August 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, September 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present [...]

Sleeping single in a queen-size bed

July 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, August 2019 Issue. I am approaching a monumental milestone at the end of the year. No, I’m not talking about a birthday with a zero at the end; nor am I [...]

The Past I Heard …

July 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, August 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present to [...]

A nod to Wink’s

June 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, July 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present to [...]

Grow and behold: we can do better

May 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, June 2019 Issue. I’m very fond of the phrase “Nothing changes if nothing changes.” I’ve shared this advice with numerous people over the years, hoping [...]

Babe Caylor provided retail therapy

May 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, June 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present to [...]

The Past I Heard …

April 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, May 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present to [...]

Not That You Asked

April 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, May 2019 Issue. Our side gigs make us better people. I’ve always been fascinated by how other people live. I’m not talking about the people around me, the [...]

The Past I Heard …

March 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, April 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present to [...]

When Pride cameth before the Fall

March 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, April 2019 Issue. Gather ‘round, children. I’m going to tell you about a time when we had to walk three miles, around the mountain, in the middle of [...]

The Past I Heard …

February 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, March 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present to [...]

The youth fairy ain’t a-coming.

February 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, March 2019 Issue. There are certain things that become part of your routine when you get older. You take an Ibuprofen that’s on the counter, even if it’s [...]

Boycott This Column, But With Good Reason

January 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, February 2019 Issue. I made it through 2018 without any major crises to speak of — no deaths in the family; no loss of employment; no waking up to find a [...]
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