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Free Your Mind Your Crotch Will Follow

Mike Alvear | Posted 09.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

For many of us, bottoming isn't an opportunity to enjoy a pleasurable sexual experience but an act that threatens our sense of masculinity and the respect that goes with it.

Dating Younger: Have We Become the Men We Used to Run Away From?

Mike Alvear | Posted 08.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

When I was 24 my idea of "dating older" was dating somebody who was 26. I was so age-phobic I didn't even have friends who were more than ten years older than I was. Now that I'm of a certain age, I'm friends with a lot of 20-somethings and have a bit of a reputation for dating younger. Time has a way with irony.

Anna Almendrala

What You Need To Know Before You Meet Your Grindr Date

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Smartphone social apps like Grindr, Scruff and Recon are associated with a greater risk for STIs like gonorrhea and chlamydia among gay and bisexual m...

The HIV Equal Campaign and a Half Century of Gay Sex

David Toussaint | Posted 08.06.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

You wouldn't have known that an HIV test awaited you from the red carpet entrance and the group of photographers perched outside, waiting for Sandra...

Gay Dating: The Top (And Bottom) Of It All

Posted 06.04.2014 | Gay Voices

Note: Huffington Post Gay Voices is a media sponsor for Pace University and ProofPilot's study, "How We Date, Have Sex, and Form Relationships Today."...

Is Being Well Endowed a Blessing or a Curse?

Mike Alvear | Posted 07.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

In, Help! I'm Hung Like A Bear And I Can't Get Guys To Pay Attention To Anything Else! a reader to my sex advice column complains that guys are obsess...

What's The Best Way To Navigate The Hook-Up?

Posted 05.20.2014 | Gay Voices

Note: Huffington Post Gay Voices is a media sponsor for Pace University and ProofPilot's study, "How We Date, Have Sex, and Form Relationships Today."...

The 12 Most Baffling Things Gay Men Do, Besides Vote Republican

David Toussaint | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

1: Send out random photos of their a**hole. I'll admit it: I'm a butt guy. I can look at gorgeous rear ends all day, and anyone who wants to send me a photo of their perky bottom has my blessing. But a butthole?

Reality Check: You May Never Find Someone

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 07.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Marlin

As the co-founder of a leading relationship-focused gay and lesbian dating site what I am about to say may come as a shock to you: You may never find someone.

Notes From a Self-Loathing, Narcissistic, Hateful, Shallow Gay Man... Because That's What Readers Insist I Am

David Toussaint | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

Never flirt with another guy when you're on a dinner date. It's rude and tacky and reinforces the stereotype that gay men are pigs. Do the respectable thing and follow him into the bathroom for a quickie when your date's ordering dessert or paying the check.

What Exactly Is Appropriate Orgasm Etiquette?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Note: Huffington Post Gay Voices is a media sponsor for Pace University and ProofPilot's study, "How We Date, Have Sex, and Form Relationships Today."...

For All The Girls I Loved Before I Knew I Could

Audrey White | Posted 06.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Audrey White

For the girls I loved before I knew that's what I was doing, I promise to blaze a trail of queer wherever I can. I'll do it for Amanda, for Ana and for Kelly, and for every person who fears their love is something lesser than love.

Are Straight Men Getting Comfortable With Guys Kissing Them on the Lips?

Mike Alvear | Posted 06.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

Wouldn't that be great -- to kiss your straight male friends on the lips hello or goodbye the way you do your gay friends? If our list is any indication, we're not that far off.

6 Steps to Better Grindr, Jack'd and MISTER App Photos

Carl Sandler | Posted 06.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

I consulted lifestyle and product photographer Andrew Giammarco. Andrew has shot underwear models for Amazon.com, MISTER models and porn stars for Falcon Studios. When it comes to shooting great profile photos, Andrew knows what works and what doesn't.

How to Write Bitchy Profiles on Grindr and Other Dating Apps

Mike Alvear | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

When my team set out to find the bitchiest app profiles, we noticed a pattern: The successfully bitchy profiles were either arrogant or condescending. If you want to make our list next year, here's a step-by-step guide to turning out a bitchy profile worthy of admiration.

The Most Attractive Feature In A Prospective Partner Is...

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Note: Huffington Post Gay Voices is a media sponsor for Pace University and ProofPilot's study, "How We Date, Have Sex, and Form Relationships Today."...

7 Men You Can Never Date

Ken Zachmann | Posted 06.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Ken Zachmann

Before you fall hook, line and sinker, take a minute and make sure you're thinking with both your head and your hormones. Trust me here. I've done the research.

Watch What Happens When These People Try To Ask Out Members Of The Same Sex

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.17.2014 | Gay Voices

What happens when a guy asks total strangers out on a date? What about a woman? Is it hilarious or horribly cringe-inducing (or both)? In these two...

The 5 Worst Lies Gay Men Tell On First Dates

Posted 04.11.2014 | Gay Voices

By David Cruz for YourTango.com It's a busy Friday night at one your favorite restaurants in the city and you could not be more nervous. The guy t...

Pubic Hair: To Trim Or Not To Trim?

Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Note: Huffington Post Gay Voices is a media sponsor for Pace University and ProofPilot's study, "How We Date, Have Sex, and Form Relationships Today."...

LGBTQ Dating Study Professor Calls To Action

Posted 04.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Note: Huffington Post Gay Voices is a media sponsor for Pace University and ProofPilot's study, "How We Date, Have Sex, and Form Relationships Today."...

It's Good Business: OkCupid's Decision to Block Mozilla Firefox

Jess Carbino | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Jess Carbino

OkCupid's decision to take a stand for gay rights is not only morally appropriate, but also good business.

18 Things Gay 20-Somethings Need to Know About Gay 40-Somethings and Beyond

David Toussaint | Posted 05.28.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

If we forget or dismiss you as "too young to understand," slap some sense into us. It's one big beautiful gay world out there, and no matter our ages and age difference, let's share it together.

How Do We Date In The Modern Age?

Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices

Today a new, six-week online study was launched that seeks to examine how do we date, have sex and form relationships in the modern age. Conducted ...

The Needle Prick Docu-Series: Defining HIV Stigma

Tyler Curry | Posted 05.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

Everyone fears the prick of the needle, but a conversation about HIV is just the medicine we need to fight HIV today.