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Gay Men and Racial Preference

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 11.20.2015 | Gay 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 11.19.2015 | Gay 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 11.18.2015 | Gay 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 11.17.2015 | Gay 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 11.13.2015 | Gay 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 11.12.2015 | Gay 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 11.09.2015 | Gay 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 11.03.2015 | Gay 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 11.02.2015 | Gay 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 10.27.2015 | Gay 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 10.23.2015 | Gay 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.

Hunky Naked Rowers Open Up About Being Objectified By Gay Men

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.23.2015 | Gay Voices

EmbedContent(562a656de4b0aac0b8fcb3cf, Warwick Rowers 2016 Calendar from Low Fat Media on Vimeo.,Embed,html,Some({})) The Warwick Rowers are known int...

Local Initiative Makes National Gains: ManDate

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 10.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Sheena C. Howard

ManDate enjoys no fanfare, no budget for advertising and no popular press coverage, however it has been successfully operating and serving the needs of gay Black men since its inception in 2010.

Pat Robertson Applauds Man Who Barred Grandson's Boyfriend From Thanksgiving Dinner

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.18.2015 | Gay Voices

Pat Robertson is gearing up for the holidays by expressing more anti-gay rhetoric.  The conservative televangelist praised a "700 Club"...

YouTube Star Trevor Moran Comes Out

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.13.2015 | Gay Voices

Social media star and former "X-Factor" hopeful Trevor Moran has come out as gay.  Moran, 17, released a music video for his new song, ...

Andy Cohen Shares His Coming Out Story

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.11.2015 | Gay Voices

Andy Cohen marked National Coming Out Day by interviewing his parents, Ev and Lou, on SiriusXM's "Andy Radio" this weekend. On the deb...

Gay, Bisexual Men Report More Indoor Tanning, Skin Cancer

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.07.2015 | Gay Voices

(Reuters Health) - - Sexual orientation may be a factor in a person's risks of skin cancer and of using indoor tanning devices, suggests a new study....

'Amazing Race' Winners Are Launching A New Magazine

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.06.2015 | Gay Voices

The Fabulous Beekman Boys are back with an all-new media venture.  Reality stars Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge are taking their green...

Dating Apps, Not Billboards, Are the Secret to Winning the War on STIs

Carl Sandler | Posted 10.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

Sex is never the real danger and neither are apps. Shame and ignorance are. Apps present an opportunity to change the way we have sex, and as soon as we learn to harness their incredible power, we'll all be a lot safer.

The Beauty of Vain, Gay Passive-Aggressive Facebook Users in One Post

David Toussaint | Posted 10.01.2015 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

So what will it be, people? Are you going to prove to me that you care or are you going to disappoint me, like so many in the past? If you do respond, and your word impresses me, I might even go out of my way and "like" the comment.

To Win This Video Game You Must Scrub Down Men In A Locker Room Shower (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.02.2015 | Gay Voices

(Note: The video above may not be appropriate for work and other sensitive environments) Robert Yang is an artist and video game developer w...

Now That The Gay Community Has 'Arrived,' Has It Become More Fragmented?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.25.2015 | Gay Voices

Have marriage equality and the Internet had an unintentionally divisive impact on the gay community as a whole? That's one of several quest...

Kim Davis' Gay Friend Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.25.2015 | Gay Voices

One of the biggest revelations in Kim Davis' Sept. 22 "Good Morning America" interview was when the beleaguered Kentucky clerk, who defiantly ...

If You Think 'Straight-Acting' Is An Acceptable Term, You're An A**hole

Noah Michelson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Noah Michelson

It's time we stop using "straight-acting" as some kind of dreamy, aspirational bridge-building tactic or lure. And while we're at it, how about we just stop trying to act like straight people all together and start acting like exactly who we are?

Gender Liberation: Leaving Men Behind

Brett Gleason | Posted 09.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Brett Gleason

Even with my chin length hair kids mock me for having 'girl hair' -- as if there's something inherently offensive about being a girl. So much has evolved with gender identity since I was a kid but I fear men and boys are being left behind in our liberation of behavior from gender.