The man I love has put on a little weight. I shouldn't be shocked. Keeping the pounds off is one of the challenges of middle age. It's a challenge that many of us don't meet. Next time you're hanging with a crowd of your peers, look around. Plump is the new normal.
Leaders of progressive Christianity have taken advantage of the platform to let the world know that not all Christians subscribe to the stridently anti-gay Christianity espoused by organizations as the American Family Association and the National Organization for Marriage.
When I first heard about Dan Savage's NALT ("Not All Like That") Christians Project, which features videos by Christians who are not anti-LGBT haters, I was very skeptical. In fact, I was so skeptical that I ignored it. But I had this niggling curiosity.
So far this year, HBO has screened two films of social significance which deserve the public's attention. One will, of course, be an easier sell to audiences because of its high quotient of celebrity content. The other begs to tell a far more riveting story.
Supported by Dan Savage, who created the "It Gets Better" project, and headed by John Shore, a pastor and straight ally, Not All Like That is to spread the word that "not all Christians are like that." That is, not all Christians are homophobic and believe LGBT people shouldn't have rights.
In addition to being a term for pro-LGBT Christians, "NALT" is a newly launched Web movement for allies of faith to publicize their support for the LGBT community. "NALT" is a term that can be adopted for your own purposes in promoting LGBT rights at your church.
Out of a total of 238 films, June's Frameline Film Festival included 82 features and 155 shorts from a total of 27 nations. Frameline 37 also included 14 first-time feature filmmakers. Among the films which show that "the kids are all right" are the following.
We need to be building bisexuals up, not tearing them down before they're ready to come out. So, Mr. Savage: Nobody prefers to be in the closet, but there are many in the entire LGBT+ community that are forced to live there for varied lengths of time for multiple reasons, all of which are valid.
While the religious right's attempts to ban porn in America may be stalled for the moment, the fight to ban pornography recently made inroads across the pond.
Russia and vodka are so closely linked that a major boycott carries heavy symbolic weight. Russia's economy benefits from the export of vodka worldwide, and a worldwide boycott by LGBT people and our allies might get the Russian government's attention.
In The Gospel According to Dan, what's best for everyone is that they rise to the challenge of being honest. To Dan, honesty is not just the best policy, it's the only policy.
Twenty dollars for two pair of grey, cotton boxer briefs. It seemed like a lot of money for so little cloth. Of course, I was mistaken.
It's estimated that there are more than 4000 homeless youth in NYC -- but at present, there are only 400 beds available for this population. 100 percent of the proceeds from Shred of Hope will go directly to the Ali Forney Center, the largest organization helping homeless LGBTQ youth.
Terry Miller, who made mis modeling debut this week (and in swimwear no less), talked to us over at The Underwear Expert about his experience posing for the shoot and his recent Washington marriage to long-time partner Dan Savage.
The history between sex and cannabis extends back as far as 1000 B.C.E. when the Hindus would use hashish to achieve a state of Kama or as we know it, pleasure. So, does cannabis enhance the sexual experience? Well, it's difficult to argue with a culture that wrote the book of Kama Sutra.
By most measures, it's never been a better time to be gay. But all the encouraging steps toward a more accepting America may not mean much when you're called "faggot," and slammed into a locker.