Hi, it's Jon, your Host. First off, I want to wish everyone Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!
I also wanted to let everyone know that I'm taking Monday's off during December and some days off here and there. On weekends and when I'm taking a day off, I don't go near my computer. Between my day job, which often goes into the night and weekends, and managing URNA, I spend more than enough time online and I need to step away when I do have time off. As a result, any Updates that require my approval, like new pictures, or any Support Requests that come in over the weekend will pi... [more]
Are you ready for the next URNA TParty? It's right around the corner! Eight years and counting! Check out the TParty Photo Gallery
TParty is a monthly event, held on the FOURTH SATURDAY of every month in Columbus Ohio. It's an opportunity for Transgendered people (Male to Female and Female to Male) to gather with their family and friends and get to know each other in a pleasant safe environment.
863 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43206-1926
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The fun begins at 7 pm and ... [more]
Thursday, September 11th.
Much of the site is working properly, unfortunately we had to move back to our old hardware.
If you do run into any issues, please report them via the Support Request link at the bottom of the pages.
Dan is working on a total rewrite of the site that will make it work better on a wider variety of devices, including mobile devices. We hope to have the new version of the site up and running around the middle or end of September.
With less than 3 days left in the Triple Play Project, it's crunch time, and with your donations we can reach our goal. Please join the elite 98 folks who have joined together to help make this dream a partial reality so far. Please help fully fund this project!
I can't begin to express my gratitude to all of those enlightened folks who have joined the campaign. I promise that you are all going to love this music! (I also promise that the frequency of these mailings will go back to previous le... [more]
Dan and Jon at Club xTra on 11-2 - Saturday evening (Nov 1, 2013)
Dan's visiting Hollywood, FL. Dan and I will be at Club xTra in Hollywood, FL Saturday night, 11/2 and will get there at 10pm and stay until closing at 2am. Stop by and say Hi if you're in the area. I'm always around, but this is the 1st time that Dan's visiting in well over a year.
Temptress Is Back With A Vengeance!!! (Oct 29, 2012)
Temptress Is Back With A Vengeance!!!
Launches Outrageous Website, Announces Reunion Show
October 21, 2012, New York City, NY – Temptress is back with a vengeance, launching a new website that is “All Temptress, All The Time” and promises to follow the wild world... [more]
This is a heartfelt request from me to all of my friends and fans. I am asking your indulgence in reading this rather wordy post. Your support in this competition would mean so much, I humbly ask for your votes.
Many of you are aware of the award winning d... [more]
The Queer Man's Guide for Straight Girls (Sep 8, 2012)
Many of you know Dan as the webmaster here at URNA. Some of you have met him, most of you have not.
Did you know he's been working on a book? For about six years, Dan has been taking notes, experiencing life and generally trying to make sense of things.
He's releasing ... [more]
We're Back! Jon and Vicky were on Vacation: 11-12 to 11-27 (Nov 28, 2011)
eMail sent to Jon between 11/11 and the morning of 11/28 will have to be resent!
Vicky and I were on vacation in Puerto Rico from Saturday, 11/12 through Sunday, 11/27. So much eMail piled up while we were gone that it was impossible to pull it from our eMail server (over 100,000 eMai... [more]
Jon and Vicky on Vacation: 11-12 to 11-27 (Nov 27, 2011)
Well, it's that time of the year again so here's our usual Heads Up. Vicky and I will be on a much needed vacation in Puerto Rico from Saturday, 11/12 through Sunday, 11/27. We will not be online during this time period, so if you have general questions or issues regarding URNA, please send them via... [more]
September TParty Special Guest - Mistress Victoria Sapphire (Sep 24, 2011)
Hey gang, just a brief teaser. The URNA TParty is going to have a very special guest this month. Mistress Victoria Sapphire will be gracing us with her presence.
We have more details coming, so stay tuned.
Check out here website at http://www.victoriasapphire.com/!
Join Dan on Google+ (Sep 2, 2011)
Social networking sites come and go. Remember Friendster? Then there was MySpace, and of course, Facebook.
Google Plus (Google+) has the potential to be a true game changer. If you use google for search, or picasa for photos, or google maps, or gmail for mail, then you might have an i... [more]
!! Database Crash. 1 Weeks Data Lost !! (Aug 8, 2011)
Our Database Server crashed on 8/6. Our Hosting Company had to recover the database back to 7/30. For some of you, this will cause one of the following problems:
1. If you put up a new Profile between 7/30 when the backup was taken and 8/6 when the backup was restored, your profile wi... [more]
Ratings Reset (Jun 1, 2011)
You may have noticed ratings have been reset. Don't worry, this isn't a bug, but instead planned. Starting in July, the monthly highest rated member each month will get a FREE Gold Membership.
Playing in the ratings game is optional, if you don't want to be rated, you can simply disab... [more]
Dan visiting Hollywood, FL (Mar 11, 2011)
Dan's going to be visiting Hollywood, FL (between Ft. Lauderdale and Miami) from Friday, 3/11 until Tuesday, 3/15.
We plan on visiting The Castle on Saturday evening sometime around 10pm and plan on spending a few hours there if any of you locals would like the opportunity to meet Da... [more]
We've migrated to new hardware (Mar 5, 2011)
URNA is a pretty large site with lots of activity. It runs spread across 3 Machines...
Machine 1: Web/Chat Server and Assorted Processes
Machine 2: Dedicated as a Database Server
Machine 3: This is a Statistics Server for crunching our Stats.
All 3 of the... [more]
IMPORTANT: Failing Disk Replaced: Missing Profiles, Profile Updates, Comments, Journal Postings! (Feb 10, 2011)
Failing Disk Replaced!
We had to replace a Hard Disk last night (2/8/11). This required moving our Database Files from an older failing Disk to a new Disk. To make a long story short, when we swapped out the disk we moved Database Files from a backup directory, instead of the live on... [more]
Jon and Vicky on Vacation: 11-25 to 12-5 (Dec 5, 2010)
Well, it's that time of the year again so here's our usual Heads Up. Vicky and I will be on a much needed vacation in Puerto Rico from Thursday, 11/25 through Sunday, 12/5. We will not be online during this time period, so if you have general questions or issues regarding URNA, please send them via ... [more]
CANCELLED! GNO at Trixies in Hollywood, FL (Jul 21, 2010)
Update as of 7/21. Many a Saturday night Vicky and I have been going to The Manor in Wilton Manors, feel free to eMail us, via our Profiles, if you want to see if we'll be there on a given Saturday night.
Update as of 5/29. I eMailed Sean, the owner of Trixie... [more]
Johnny's Got Talent! (May 17, 2010)
Johnny's is excited to announce the most exciting event of the year. JOHNNY'S GOT TALENT! This will be a TELEVISED elimination competition which will take place over 12 weeks. There will be a panel of 3 local celebrity judges who will give compliments, criticism's and encouragement on a weekly ba... [more]