That’s so gay: 2017 Mazda6 is a smart and likeable sedan

I must say, I enjoyed driving this year’s Mazda6.  It’s a nice, smooth midsized sedan that has a bit of a sporty feel to it.  No jerking or issues as you drive along the roads of everyday life. Combined mileage…

2017 Kia Niro: A spitfire that’s a gas (with just a little gas)

Before we start talking about this groovy little hybrid, our gentle readers should know that as of now, Kia still does not have any protections in place for its LGBTQ employees.  Oversight? Possibly. Lack of civil rights and protections are…

2017 Toyota Highlander: One of the top ‘family’ SUVs of the year

I love the Toyota Highlander.  The interior always looks nice, even on the base models. The exterior always looks sleek and rugged and comes in eye-catching colors. There’s plenty of room inside for just about everything or everyone you need…

2017 Lexus RC350 is handsome and charming

Like a sharp-dressed man capable of sparkling cocktail conversation, the Lexus RC350 is handsome and charming. Those aren’t usually words one would use to describe a Lexus, the brand that’s always racing after perfection, but has been known to leave…

FCA, Ford, GM, Hyundai, Nissan, Subaru, Tesla, Toyota, VW earn perfect marks on LGBT rights

Every year around this time, the HRC publishes its Corporate Equality Index. The CEI ranks America’s Fortune 500 companies on ten different criteria related to rights, protections, and benefits offered to LGBT employees. A perfect score of 100 means that…

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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI: The hot hatch

No doubt about it: Volkswagen needs to repair its reputation with consumers in the wake of Dieselgate. One good way to do that might be to loan everybody a new Golf GTI. Once naysayers got behind the wheel and put…

2017 Nissan Titan: Just call me Big Daddy!

Sometimes, words just catch your eye: “It can still pull a respectable load, and it doesn’t feel strained while doing so.” That’s what U.S. News and World Report says about this year’s Nissan Titan, and let’s be honest, a gay…

First drive: 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is a space-saver–and a life-saver, too

I am so glad that Hyundai finally gave protections to its LGBTQ employees, because now I can gush about their cars and not feel guilty, knowing that its queer workers are protected. The brand new Santa Fe is impressive all…

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox is lighter in the loafers

The 2018 Chevy Equinox is lighter in the loafers — as in, it’s about 400 lbs. lighter, a 10% reduction in weight, for improved fuel economy and more adept handling. Of course, it’s also undergone a style makeover that makes…

2017 Nissan Murano: All the control and style of pricier competitors

This year’s Murano is another one of those SUVs that does a little bit of everything well, but for some, it doesn’t do any one thing particularly outstanding. It’s reliable, roomy, elegant, easy to drive, enjoyable and has some get-up-and-go…