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Gay-Straight Promposal Teens Receive The Surprise Of Their Lives On Ellen

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.02.2015 | Gay Voices

Ellen DeGeneres had a generous surprise in store this week for the gay-straight "couple" whose colorful promposal went viral last week in the blogosp...

The Gay Best Friend Must Die

Tré Easton | Posted 04.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Tré Easton

No dear, I don't know why the guy you're into won't text you back. (I still haven't figured that out for my own purposes.) And, for the love of all that is good and HOLY: I am not -- repeat, NOT -- an honorary girl.

The Latest Accessory: The Gay

Donovan Thompson | Posted 03.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Donovan Thompson

The other night, I watched The Real Housewives of Atlanta. I watched these women parade gay men around as nothing more than accessories. It left me with two feelings: rage and nausea.

4 Reasons Why EVERY Woman Needs A Gay Best Friend

Posted 10.28.2014 | Gay Voices

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com Dear Tween, Teen, and Grown-Up Girls, you don’t know me but, I hope after this letter, you’ll feel like we’...

The First Time I Fell In Love Was Kinda Gay

Sarah Barness | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Barness

It was one of the most powerful moments we shared when he revealed his personal struggles with love, relationships, and fears of being "found out." Now, I understood the great lengths he had gone to fool friends and family. But he couldn't have understood how much he had fooled me.

Quad Dating

Kevin DeBacker and Eric Brown | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Kevin DeBacker and Eric Brown

This is why we quad date, which is really just dating other duos -- a girl and her gay best friend -- but the word 'quad' is more fun. Put it this way, it's like going to the movies with your best friend: You can whisper to each other during the show, and then analyze it after.

Matthew Jacobs

What To Expect From Megan Mullally's 'Will & Grace' Reunion

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"Will & Grace" has been off the air for eight years -- long enough to accept the fact that Megan Mullally does not speak with the same high-pitched ra...

Was This Teen Movie Slapped With An 'R' Rating For Being Too Gay?

Posted 12.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Director Darren Stein is defending his new teen comedy, "G.B.F.," after the Motion Picture Association of America slapped the film with an R rating, c...

Ask Michael Cohen: Why You Shouldn't Do All This at the Holiday Office Party...

Michael Cohen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Style
Michael Cohen

Leave the overnight bag with your 6 inch heels, tight dress and bronzing lotion at home. Instead, bring a toiletry bag because there is everything right about reapplying make-up, combing your hair and Chanel No.5 when heading from cubicle to cocktail.

To the Men I Have Loved

Marion Winik | Posted 02.12.2014 | Women
Marion Winik

Vamping down the runway in their clodhopper high heels, those reckless, ironic drag queens appeared as beacons to me, fur-coat aunties from somewhere in my spiritual family tree. What a little pioneer of gender dysphoria I was.

The 'Gay Best Friend' Effect: A Friendly Takedown of Benevolent Stereotyping

Lauren Duca | Posted 09.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Lauren Duca

So many girls "just want a gay best friend," and can you blame them? Why shouldn't all ladies want a man who will just listen and go shopping but isn't a total betch like their girlfriends are can be? The thing is that grouping all gay men into this "gay best friend" bundle counts as stereotyping.

Mark Pampanin Is Tired of Being a 'Pet Homosexual' (VIDEO)

Liesel Reinhart | Posted 09.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Liesel Reinhart

Mark is tired of being stopped on the street and told he and his boyfriend are "cute." He's over being an adorable accessory for lonely straight girls. And, yes, he wrote a speech about it.

Still Single? The 7 People to Blame

Sharyn Bires | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Sharyn Bires

While you're saving yourself for your crush, he's out there living his life -- and you're wasting your time.

Curtis M. Wong

Gay Teen 'Mo-Mance' Gears Up For Film Festival Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.26.2013 | Gay Voices

If director Darren Stein and actor Paul Iacono have their way, their new movie “G.B.F.” will usher in a more subversive film genre in the vein of ...

If A Gay Boy Marries A Straight Girl, Can He Still Be Considered Gay?

Zach Stafford | Posted 03.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Zach Stafford

In a recent Cosmopolitan article, "I Am Marrying My Gay Best Friend," we read the sweet, confusing and, for me, occasionally nauseating story of a girl falling in love with her gay best friend, whom she is now engaged to.

Falling in Love With My Gay Best Friend

Kristen Houghton | Posted 02.10.2013 | Women
Kristen Houghton

He's good-looking, hot, smart, sophisticated, fun and sexy. Oh, and one more thing: He's gay. You love your gay male guy, but would you risk falling in love with him?

Holiday Office Party Tips From Your Gay Best Friend

Michael Cohen | Posted 02.12.2013 | Style
Michael Cohen

One of the great things about being a freelancer is that you are not obliged to attend any holiday office parties, but when a dear friend begged me to be her plus one at her advertising agency Christmas soiree, I had no choice but to say yes.

Fag Hag

Lance Brister | Posted 07.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Lance Brister

For me women were a safe way to explore the world, offering relationships uncomplicated by sex. They were my "in" to relationships, teaching me how to build trust and make real connections with the objects of my affection. There should be a better name for this kind of friendship.

When A Gay Boy Loves A Girl

Justin Huang | Posted 05.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Justin Huang

Without sexual tension and social norms, the love between a gay man and a straight woman is not clouded by expectations or unwelcome erections. Something deeper, something magical, something liberating happens, and the rest is history.

Stanford Vs. Carrie: 'Sex And The City' Scribe Sued By Gay Best Friend

Posted 02.16.2012 | Gay Voices

In a twist of fate which could have been lifted straight from an episode of the hit HBO series, "Sex and the City" author Candace Bushnell is facing a...

The Gay BFFs of The Real Housewives (VIDEO)

Bryan Safi | Posted 07.23.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

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On the Necessity of a GBF

Sarah Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sarah Rose

I love my gay best friend, not least because he has the same plumbing and wiring as the men I date. It's not a bad idea to have someone on call who has deep technical knowledge -- it's like calling AppleCare.

TV's Gay Friend Obsession: You're Nothing Without A GBF (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Did you know that all gays are wizards? That's why they smell so nice and don't want to stick it in you. Ever since "Will & Grace," every TV lady need...