Thursday, May 28, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Taste, Race and Compatibility


Do you have a list of needs from the person you’re interested in dating? If someone doesn’t live up to that list, do you give him a chance to improve? In the latest episode of the M3 Bear Essentials Mark O. Estes, Ja’Won Blackmon, Gerald Hogan and Breeze Vincinz join host Malcolm Travers in a discussion about relationships and compatibility. Do you stand in judgement of someone who would rule out an entire race of people based solely on personal preferences?  

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Facebook Community Standards


Are you in any freak groups on Facebook? Why do you think Facebook has such conservative rules for content even in private and secret groups? In this episode of the M3 Bear Essentials M3 Contributors Mark Estes and Gerald Hogan join host Malcolm Travers in discussing why the M3 Undercover group has to delete nude and sexually suggestive photos in order to preserve the group. What are some options for getting round the Facebook rules without endangering your account or group?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Studying LGBT Relationships


What are the prevailing attitudes towards relationships in the LGBT community? Do you feel like your approach to relationships is in accord with he rest of the community? In the latest episode of the M3 Bear Essentials special guest Xavier Spann discusses his plans to research attitudes and approaches to relationships within the LGBT community. M3 contributors Jose Oquendo and Gerald Hogan join host Malcolm Travers in discussing attitudes toward relationships within their circle of friends. What other areas of LGBT relationships do you feel need to be investigated with a rigorous methodology?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Friendships Between Straight and Gay Guys


Have you ever had to defend the sexuality of a straight friend? How common is it for straight guys to have gay friends? In the latest episode of the M3 Bear Essentials Mark O. Estes, Gerald Hogan and Breeze Vincinz join Malcolm Travers in a discussion about the friendships and latent homophobia. Is it a sign of latent homophobia when someone is overly concerned with being perceived as gay because they have gay friends? 

Thursday, May 7, 2015

M3 Bear Essentials: Education vs Intelligence


Would you end a friendship with someone over their lack of intelligence? In the latest episode of the M3 Bear Essentials Mark Estes joins Malcolm Travers in discussing his experiences with those who are elitist about their perceived level of intelligence and how they sometimes exclude people from their circle of friends without taking into account many of their other positive qualities. Why do you think some are arrogant about their level of education and mistake it for intelligence or lack of character?