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Keith Stiles here. I'm a reformed Jersey boy who's lived in Philly for the last five years and I've loved every minute of it. You can find me at Boxers PHL, where I've worked as manager since we opened back in October.
I first met this flight attendant a few years ago when he moved to Philadelphia from South Africa. We have been "gaybors" for a couple of years now and our interaction is basically just short conversations at red lights, etc … before he jets off to some far and exotic destination clad in his classic flight crew attire.
Then there is Grant. He is another neighbor of mine who is also a great ally of the LGBT community, family man, and a super fun bar-hopping companion. Despite being straight, he is still very crush-worthy in my book. Did I mention he's a lawyer?
Freddy is on my top 5 list of most interesting people I have ever met. He has been a very good friend, mentor and has taught me so much aside from working with him for many years at Tabu—especially when I had just moved into the "big city." We have so many fun memories and will continue to create more when he's not jetting off to Belgium and Antwerp for weeks at a time.
Tyler is definitely the full package. He is inspired and very motivated in all aspects of his life. We bar-tended together for a while at Tabu until he wanted a career change. He chased his calling to become a registered nurse.
Mason is a great example of what we can accomplish as members of the LGBT community. And he’s quite easy on the eyes. He is currently The chief of staff for State Representative Brian Sims, and was recently named one of Pennsylvania’s top 30 politicos under 30. Even though he is happily coupled I still swoon whenever I see him around.
I crush on Nick for many reason. Heck, even my four-legged daughter, Katie, starts drooling whenever he comes around. He owns and operates The Pampered Pooch on 11th and Locust streets, and always takes really good care of us. I think I went head-over-heels when I noticed he framed and hung a picture of Katie on his wall at the shop. That’s truly the way to a gay's heart.
Mary is quite the entertainer: Her performance and couture are always on point. We met at the Raven in New Hope years and years ago when we worked their Christmas show, and I instantly adored her charm, wit and beauty. She'll be hosting a RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing party at Boxers PHL this season. I'm super excited to work with her again
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Here are the rules: (1) Name five to 10 guys you’re crushing on, and tell us why they have your heart aflutter (2) You and all men involved have to be from Philadelphia (3) Email your crushes to [email protected].