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LESS THAN BUTTERFLIES is a gay dating + sex column written by About Magazine editor-in-chief, Anthony Ramirez. Based on the real-life stories of Ramirez’s own sex and love life and those of his friends, the column chronicles the journeys and adventures of dating in Houston.

New stories appear Tuesdays.

Less Than Butterflies

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The Next Five Years

Less Than Butterflies, No. 11 Most of my bad decisions start the same way … most. “I have goodies,” Hope told Derek and me as she...
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Here’s What: A Letter from Ezra

Less Than Butterflies, No. 10 It was August, I believe. One of the hot months. My life had just calmed down after the Pride celebration, yet...
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… and the Asexual Wonder: A Brief History

Less Than Butterflies, No. 9 What the fuck have I done? It was after nine. I was wide awake. My friend Gwen was Marco Polo-ing me...
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Finally … Butterflies (… Now What?)

Less Than Butterflies, No. 8 Dear Friend, You know who you are, and I know that you’re reading this, as you often make a point...
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Let’s Talk About Consent, Baby

Less Than Butterflies, No. 7 I was in Indianapolis for a conference the same weekend that Mike Pence was attending for the 49ers v. Colts game...
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Like Thelma & Louise

Less Than Butterflies, No. 6 (for "Stephen") platonic love noun, often capitalized P 1: love conceived by Plato as ascending from passion for the individual to contemplation of the...
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… and the The Hungry Butthole

Less Than Butterflies, No. 5 It was one of those fairy tale moments; a guy I’d been swooning over for a year or so and...
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Diary of a Limpy Dick, Pt. II

Less Than Butterflies, No. 4 I’d only ever had an experience with one guy from Grindr before in my life, and it had been enough...
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Diary of a Limpy Dick, Pt. I

Less Than Butterflies, No. 4 They say that it happens to every man at some point in his life — that it isn’t uncommon. Maybe...
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Shot Me in the Heart

Less Than Butterflies, No. 3 Here it is as best as I can explain it: Love is something that happens when someone becomes so overwhelmed by the...