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Gay Dating

A Look at the Discreet Charm of the Modern Daddy

Carl Sandler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Sandler

After years of stereotypical depictions of intergenerational relationships in TV, porn and movies, it's increasingly clear that our community would do well to shed these hang-ups. We may well be strong, capable and sexual, but without desirable older role models, without a positive, normal vision of what an older gay man can be, we're stunted.

Nice Guys Finish Last and Rightfully So

Donovan Thompson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Donovan Thompson

They are the final stop. It isn't until we have dated all the wrong guys, that we can truly see him. He is the guy that deserves for us to fully get the kinks out before occupying the spaces of his heart.

The Best Thing About Online Dating Might Just Be Its Worst

Keay Nigel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Keay Nigel

The irony is that the plethora of choices is making our head spin, and giving us an even harder time making or sticking to a decision. We are in a constant state of anxiety where we never know if we are doing our best or having the best that we should and must have.

11 Reasons You're Still a Single Gay Man (Thank God!)

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

DOMA and gay marriages are making history, but there's no law that says you need to grab that guy you've been dating for a month and pick your Kelly Clarkson first dance song.

Sometimes, Holding Hands Is All You Need

Robert Kingett | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Kingett

I arrive and instantly I feel like an ant who's lost in the colony. Gay boys splatter the small apartment as if they are awaiting a neck massage from God, or some other good looking man.

Unzipped Dallas: Single or Taken?

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

In the premiere episode of Unzipped Dallas, get to know the all new cast as they discuss their relationship status, their turn ons, and the qualities they look for in a potential match.

Show Tackles Dating While Gay and Disabled

Christina Paschyn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Christina Paschyn

How many able-bodied gay men would ask out a disabled gay man? That's the question actor Ryan J. Haddad, 23, has struggled with for most of his young adult life.

5 Reasons You Should Trade in Your Apps for a Real Matchmaker

Donovan Thompson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Donovan Thompson

I'm on a quest to help highlight the issues within our community that continue to both harm and divide us. Dating is no exception. I am convinced that many of the apps we use to connect are doing us a huge disservice.

The Straight Girl Catfish Phenomenon

Aliza Polkes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Aliza Polkes

Flirting with a girl who you are not romantically interested in on Tinder may seem fun and harmless. But there is someone on the other side of that cell phone screen who may actually be looking to meet girls to go on real live dates with. Crazy, I know.

How I Lost to a Bike on a Date

Robert Kingett | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Kingett

He takes me out to the front where all the bikes rest. He introduces me to his bike, the husband I can never compete with.

I Bring A Marrige Proposal To My Apartment

Robert Kingett | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Kingett

While a relationship is definitely something we all hope for in our lives it's good to figure out a few things in one's life. It's good to wonder what could have been, or what would be. It's healthy for the soul to think about the alternative.

Send Help! I'm Being Held Captive in a Place Called the "Friendzone."

Benjamin O'Keefe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Benjamin O'Keefe

You know when you meet someone and you instantly click? They give you butterflies when you see their face. You say cheesy and romantic things to each other not to be cheesy and romantic but because they are the only words that seem to make sense to say when you're around them.

Stop Hoping for More and Start Hoping for the One

JD Stewart | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
JD Stewart

I am most certainly not the first, nor will I be the last to feel this way. But my main question is: Where is this diverse and accepting gay community that people led me to believe existed here? We are now in a world where we have over 100 choices at our fingertips and still, we want more.

Gay Dating- Single In Your 30s

Donovan Thompson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Donovan Thompson

As we prepare to enter our 30s, and for those of us that are already here, I encourage you to alter your approach to dating.

Grindr, Manhunt, Hornet??? Is This Life???

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Scanlon

I'm not sure if I am thinking old school that this type of lifestyle is somewhat concerning or are these online Casanova's just all futurists and pioneering the world of dating, sex and relationships for the future?

Why Finding the "One" Is Better Than Swiping Right

Phoebe Fox | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Relationships have become an endangered species, driven to extinction by hookups and hangouts and "drinks and apps" and swiping left while everyone waits for the Great Love that is waiting for them as soon as they find their perfect soul mate.

What Happens When Gay Men Miss Out on "Junior High Drama"

Nathan Manske | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

Like many gay men, Jose Reyes didn't have much experience dating guys until he was a little older. When he was 25, he had his first date and kiss with another guy at a conference in graduate school. Jose remembers the exciting experience.

What Does It Mean To Be #Free2Love?

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

HIV Equal Online presents #Free2Love, a new video about being empowered to love who you want through the use of Truvada.

In Search of the Unicorn

Barrett Pall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Barrett Pall

In a city where there are millions of people who can cross your path at any moment, I can't help but feel extremely lonely sometimes. To feel alone would be one thing, but to feel lonely holds a much different set of emotions. I yearn for the companionship of someone who likes me, and maybe even loves me.

Dating Confessions of an Approval Junkie

Josh Sabarra | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Josh Sabarra

"So, what happens if you get the job you applied for in Pennsylvania?" I asked, taking a sharp turn away from the light and flirty conversation that made my second date with Alex so pleasantly compelling.

Unzipped Episode 4: 'The Condom Broke' (VIDEO)

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

From condoms breaking to anonymous sex, Zakh, Eric, Ronnie and Anthony talk about what sometimes keeps them up at night and what the actions they can never take back.

The Ten Dating Commandments

Stampp Corbin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stampp Corbin

As someone who has been in the same relationship for 18 years, I often get asked for dating advice. Over the years, I have developed the dating commandments which I share with friends as they pursue new promising relationships.

Unzipped Episode 3: Love and Heartbreak (VIDEO)

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

In the third episode of Unzipped, you find the guys going a little deeper into their sex and dating lives. Watch as Zakh, Eric, Ronnie and the rest of the guys talk about the first time they ever fell in love and what it felt like to have their heart broken in HIV Equal Online's web series about sex, love and HIV.

I Went to a 'Tops' and 'Bottoms' Speed-Dating Event

Metro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Metro

"No one here believes I'm a top," I thought to myself while taking the first sip of my second overpriced beer. I was less than halfway through a night of gay speed dating for "bottoms" and "tops" and had already been asked three times if I was in the right group.

How to Tell Your Tinder Date You Had Cancer

H. Alan Scott | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

Before I got cancer, I thought dating was hard. Then I turned 30, got sick, and quickly learned that dating with cancer is an entirely different game. For the first time in my life, I wasn't choosy. It's hard to be picky when you're dating with cancer; you're more focused on living and less focused on his third nipple.