In its upper stories, the Flex bathhouse in Cleveland feels like a squash club for backslapping businessmen. There's a large gym with free weights and exercise machines on the third floor. In the common area, on the main floor, men in towels lounge on couches and watch CNN on big-screen TV's. In the basement, the mood is different: the TV's are tuned to porn, and the dimly lighted hallways buzz with sexual energy. A naked black man reclines on a sling in a room called ''the dungeon play area. In small rooms nearby, some men are having sex. Others are napping. There are two bathhouses in Cleveland. On the city's predominantly white West Side, Club Cleveland -- which opened in and recently settled into a modern 15,square-foot space -- attracts many white and openly gay men.
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What's up my name is Tre and my life is a hell of a story. Hear me out, and trust me you might want to stay for this. I'm 16 and gay. I guess that's what having four sisters would do to you, but my older, and for now only brother, doesn't approve of the way I am. He looks at me with disgust and really tries to make me change who I am, but personally I don't give a fuck what he thinks about me because I'm gone do me regardless. Here I am rushing out my bump bed to go take a piss, Yes I said bump bed.