Savage Love


Joe Newton

In excerpts from a live appearance in Vancouver, @fakedansavage addresses gay male virgins, Japanese bondage marks and more. His co-anchor is Esther Perel, author of "The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity." more

Nov 15, 2017 4:00 PM Savage Love


Joe Newton

Father issues go where no dad has gone before, this week in Savage Love. From open/poly to sugar daddies, actual paternity is not in question. more

Nov 8, 2017 4:40 PM Savage Love


Joe Newton

Choosing degradation is one thing. Degradation without representation is not okay. Dan Savage talks about that and how to deal with BF’s creepy dad this week in Savage Love. more

Nov 1, 2017 4:00 PM Savage Love


Joe Newton

This week in Savage Love, Dan offers alternatives to choking someone, comes down hard on a straight woman trying to control her boyfriend and sort of doesn’t discuss pubic lice. more

Oct 25, 2017 4:00 PM Savage Love

Dan Savage started writing his advice column, Savage Love, in 1991 while still living in Madison. He returned to the city in early April and, while in town, stopped by Isthmus for a Q&A session with staff writer Dylan Brogan. more

Apr 13, 2016 9:40 AM Savage Love


LaRae Lobdell

It was supposed to be for "shits and giggles," mocking the mores of the time. A sex advice column written by a gay man who treated straight sex with the same revulsion straight people had for gay sex. more

Dec 4, 2014 2:00 PM Isthmus Cover Stories