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Rentboy: For What It's Worth

Dale Cooper | Posted 08.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Dale Cooper

The message from the federal government has largely been a threat to the lives and livelihood of US citizens, who are, it must be said, under the law, criminals.

What Does a Post-HIV Gay Culture Look Like?

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 08.26.2015 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

What exactly will sex between men look like after HIV is effectively contained or eradicated? How will it affect gay male culture? And is that the goal of safe sex education and advocating for the use of PrEP?

Male Escort Site Rentboy.Com Raided In Alleged Prostitution Sting

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.27.2015 | Gay Voices

The New York headquarters of a popular gay male escort site was raided in a money laundering and state prostitution investigation ...

Here's What Happens When Two Gay Men Hold Hands In Lisbon

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.21.2015 | Gay Voices

Well, this is a pleasant surprise! YouTube personalities Lorenzo and Pedro, who hail from Portugal, decided to conduct a "social experiment"...

I'm A Gay Man Who Loves Sex (And Here's Why That's Suddenly A Problem)

Noah Michelson | Posted 08.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Noah Michelson

The second you start telling me that I'm a bad guy -- and what's more, a bad gay -- if I don't "revere notions of the family and monogamy," we've got a big problem.

Sun, Surf And Skin Are Among The Pleasures Of Barcelona's Circuit Festival

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.12.2015 | Gay Voices

Known as a glittering metropolis of sun and surf, Barcelona is currently playing host to an estimated 72,000 gay travelers from around the world. They...

A Response To Sunnivie Brydum

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 08.11.2015 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

I recognize that in some contexts the word 'cis-' is useful, particularly in legal documents. I also understand the alienating nature of 'othering' language, which would include making a binary of 'trans' and 'nontrans'. However, a 'trans'/'cis-' binary is a problem.

What Gay Men Should Do Next

John Whittier Treat | Posted 08.10.2015 | Gay Voices
John Whittier Treat

Gay men should heed the call at once and come to the defense of women, all women, and their liberty. I not saying we need to take charge or "mansplain" anything to anyone. But where are we gay men in their struggle?

This Is What It's Like For Gay Men To Hold Hands In Jerusalem

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.10.2015 | Gay Voices

Israeli news website Ynet took to the streets of Jerusalem with a video experiment aimed at exposing the levels of homophobia in the ci...

Former Boston Dance Boy Still Finds Freedom in P-town

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 08.06.2015 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

I was one of those Boston dance boys when I was 22 years old, way back in the summer of 1981. But a funny thing happened on the way to age 56: the Boston dance boy grew up.

Gay, Bisexual Men More Likely To Use Indoor Tanning Than Straight Men

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.06.2015 | Gay Voices

By Andrew M. Seaman(Reuters Health) - Gay and bisexual men are more likely than straight men to use indoor tanning, and almost as likely as women to ...

27 Of The Hottest Photos From The Fire Island Pines Party 2015

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.27.2015 | Gay Voices

July 25 marked the return of the all-night Pines Party fundraiser on New York's Fire Island, and for many gay men in the Tri-State area, it was t...

Gay Bars Can Offer Entry to Community -- But the Cover Charge Can Be Steep

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 07.23.2015 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Gay bars have played an outsized role in the lives of many gay men. They're often our first introduction to the gay community, our entry to a Technicolor world after struggling to be true to ourselves in a black-and-white world. They're where we meet others like ourselves and realize we're not 'the only one.'

30 Gay Men React To The Word 'Faggot'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.20.2015 | Gay Voices

 UPDATE: The video "30 Gay Men React To The Word 'Faggot'" has been removed by Cut Video. This post has been updated to reflect its removal. Gay ...

How To Be Friends With An Ex

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 07.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

Just because a romantic relationship expires doesn't mean a new connection can't eventually evolve. Becoming friends with an ex can be complex, but not impossible.

What Does It Mean To Be #Free2Love?

Tyler Curry | Posted 07.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

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

Gay Men and the Shirtless Selfie

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 07.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

Social media let's us pick and choose what we present about ourselves, but how can we tell when it becomes more indulgent and less authentic?

Here's What Happens When 50 Men Give Their Reaction To The Word 'Gay'

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 07.08.2015 | Gay Voices

How do men respond to the word "gay" in 2015? A new video from Cut Video brings together 50 men ranging in age from 10 to 50-years-old for an exper...

At Midlife, Let Your 'Cougay' Come out!

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

Embrace being a Daddy or a Cougay! It's a big world out there, and someone will find you attractive, your accumulated experience valuable, and your personality charming. Having father energy and playing with it can be very fun.

Unzipped Episode 5: What Scares You About HIV?

Tyler Curry | Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

In this fifth episode of Unzipped, the guys talk about what scares them the most about HIV and what they do to protect themselves.

Why HIV Risk Among Young Gay, Bisexual Men Is Tied To Societal Issues

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2015 | Gay Voices

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - For young gay and bisexual men, the risk of HIV infection is linked with societal issues, a ne...

A Look At The Face Of HIV/AIDS: Then and Now

Tyler Curry | Posted 05.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

Ever wonder what your life would be like if you were born at a different time? As a man living with HIV, it is something I think about often. This video is dedicated to the longterm survivors and the ones we lost in the fight.

Gay Men and Bottom Shaming (VIDEO)

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 05.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

2015-05-18-1431962062-5981619-ScreenShot20150518at11small.jpgIn my latest video I break down the psychological nuts and bolts of why we tend to label and judge sexual roles and the gay men who fill them -- pun intended. I describe how this common practice can be limiting, both individually and collectively, as well as what we can do to challenge bottom shaming so that we can all grow, heal, and have better sex. Heels up!

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

Tyler Curry | Posted 05.15.2015 | Gay 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 Saga of Grace and Frankie: Redefining Marriage When a Man Comes Out as Gay

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 05.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

Chronologically they may be in their 30's, 40's, 50s or 60s, but in "gay years" they are maybe only 15. They have come into their own and are not thinking as an adult about the rest of the people with whom they are in relationship.