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'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett On Being A Gay Man With 'An Extremely Open Heart'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As a gay man with "an extremely open heart," Jussie Smollett believes everybody should keep themselves open "not to gender, but to love," a...

The BRO Phenom, and the Demise of Sexual Labeling: An App That Connects Straight Men for Sex Is Challenging Simple Definitions

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

Most people outside of the sex-therapy community have never considered the existence of a multi-universe of sexual identities, but those of us immersed in this stickiest of human foibles have come to realize that there is much yet to discover.

Here's What Happened When These Gay Men Touched A Vagina For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

(Note: The above video contains language and images that may not be suitable for work or other sensitive environments.) YouTube stars Bria Kam...

Gay Men and Slut Shaming

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

Desperate Instagrammers, bar trolls, and Grindr sluts easily conjure up images that'll have any kween's eyes rolling for days. Though there's deeper context to a lot of sexual behavior, why does it so easily illicit such a visceral reaction in our own community?

House Republicans Just Messed With The Wrong 'Jeopardy!' Contestant

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The House Republicans' attempt to promote their Snapchat-based coverage of Tuesday's State of the Union address has backfired hilariously.  In a ...

This Gay Couple's Kiss Cam Smooch Is Giving Us The Warm And Fuzzies

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In what's being hailed as an NHL first, a gay couple's sweet smooch is making the blogosphere rounds after being captured for Kiss Cam posteri...

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black Cozy Up For Out Magazine

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Dustin Lance Black snuggled up to fiancé Tom Daley for the cover of Out magazine's annual "Love Issue," which hits newsstands next week.  ...

The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Islam and the Fear of Compulsory Heterosexuality

Perry Brass | Posted 12.30.2015 | Books
Perry Brass

I have just finished reading an advance copy of a remarkable debut novel called Guapa, by Saleem Haddad.

FDA Eases Gay Blood Donation Ban -- Sort Of

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health officials are lifting the nation's 32-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, bu...

Why New HIV-Prevention Strategies For Gay, Bi Men Are Still Necessary

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

(Reuters Health) - New strategies to reduce risky sexual behaviors among young gay and bisexual men with human immunodeficiency virus may be needed t...

How Sexual Addiction Treatment Fails When Working With Gay and Bisexual Men

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

The longer I was in the field of sex addiction treatment the more I found both the label and many of the interventions antiquated, limiting and sometimes even harmful--especially when working with gay and bisexual men.

Do Gay Couples Get A Free Pass When It Comes To Monogamy?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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Here's Why Gay Porn Is An Industry In Recession

Dazed | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Gay porn isn’t as profitable as it once was. The internet may have made accessing porn more convenient for viewers, but for studios and stars a...

15 Unexpectedly Candid Tips For Straight Guys From Reddit's Gay Men

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Move over, Maxim... the new go-to advice gurus for straight dudes are the gay men of Reddit. An AskReddit thread titled "Gay men of Reddit, what advi...

Gay Men and Racial Preference

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

Some say it's a "preference" while others contend it's just another racist smoke screen for white gay men to hide behind.

Moving Beyond Queer Health Stereotypes

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

LGBTQ health is more than just HIV & suicide risk. Yes, please pay attention to those critical issues but that's not where our health problems stop.

Here's How A Hanky Can Help Find Exactly The Kind Of Sex You Want

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a recent episode of The Huffington Post Love+Sex Podcast about sex tourism, co-hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson chatted with Matt,...

Jonathan Groff Promises 'The Most Intense Sex Scene' In 'Looking' Finale

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Sounds like "Looking" is planning to go out with a literal bang.  In a Nov. 7 appearance at San Francisco's Curran Theatre, series star Jonathan ...

The Warwick Rowers Get Naked To Challenge Stereotypes Around Masculinity

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

To their legions of gay fans, the Warwick Rowers are so well known for their chiseled bodies that their sportsmanship sometimes seems like an afterth...

Rob Lowe Shows Jimmy Kimmel How He Uses Grindr

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Rob Lowe has discovered the perfect way to round up audiences for his new Fox series, "The Grinder."   On Wednesday night's installm...

EDM Goes Back to the Future. Gaga and Today's Dance Divas Are the Future

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Unlike much of what came to be lumped under E.D.M. -- frequently playing to feelings like anger and alienation -- dance-pop was, like disco itself, meant to evoke happy, fun, cathartic feelings.

Accountability and Healing: On Gay Men and Intimate Partner Violence

Yolo Akili | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Yolo Akili

You are not alone. The statistics on domestic violence tell a sad story. But what's even sadder, is that we know the statistics only reflect what is reported. There is so much more pain out there that will never make it onto a researcher's spreadsheet.

9 Pioneers Of The Gay Rights Movement You Need To Know (But Probably Don't)

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

If you know even the slightest bit about queer history, you've heard of gay activists like Harvey Milk and Larry Kramer. But there are scores ...

How HIV and Henry David Thoreau Taught Me to See

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Ten years since my diagnosis, I have learned to be mindful -- to be a man who finds strength and sees splendor in what most others consider ordinary.

'I'm Not Here to Tell the Story They Want Me to Tell'

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

When Danny Pintauro sat down with Oprah Winfrey in September and disclosed his HIV status to the world, he sparked a conversation about stigma, HIV prevention and drug use to a massive TV audience. I recently got the chance to catch up with this brand new HIV activist.