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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.

17 Practical Gay Dating Tips for the New Age

David Toussaint | Posted 05.19.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

It's a sign of a true gentleman if you walk him to his door and he says it's too soon for you to come inside. It's also more than likely a sign that he still lives with his on-again off-again ex.

Everything That's Wrong With Gay Dating Apps in One Extended Profile

David Toussaint | Posted 05.11.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

Plan to Skype first so I know you're worth my time.

The Gay "Cougar": Why the Men I Date Keep Getting Younger

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

I'd rather commit to an enthusiastic twentysomething whose iPod is stocked with bad pop music than a middle-aged man whose romanticism is tempered by a long list of don'ts and who is terrified of losing control.

The Misadventures of Dating When Queer and Crippled

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

While you're thinking: "I've never been with a PwD before," I'm thinking, "I've never been with someone who was REALLY okay with my disability." You: Who takes care of him? Me: Will they help me if I need it? How do I ask?

Matthew Ebert, Here's Why You and Other HIV-Positive People Should Never Refer to the Virus as a Gift

Mike Alvear | Posted 04.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

Recently there was a good old-fashioned media smackdown when Matthew Ebert took an ax to my blog post "Why Are Some HIV-Positive Gay Men Grateful for ...

If You Spend Your Entire Date Texting, You Deserve to Die Alone

Nico Lang | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Nico Lang

If you've spent more time looking at Grindr than your date's face, how do you know you don't like him? You have to give these things time to fail in the old-fashioned way, in which you later obsess about him while binge eating ice cream and watching New Girl, waiting by the phone for a call that doesn't come.

Ask MISTER Carl: 'My Ex Uploaded Nude Pics of Me to Tumblr. Should I Give Him a Taste of His Own Medicine?'

Carl Sandler | Posted 03.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

In this series, I invite readers to share challenges that they encounter in their dating and love lives.

Keeping Your Love Life Warm During the Chilliest Season: A Guide for Gay Men

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 03.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Marlin

During the winter, we tend to hibernate. It's cold; it's slushy; it gets dark by 4:30. Nobody really wants to be out there. If you're single though, you can't just stop dating until the weather gets nice again.

Where Sleeping Dogs Lie

David Toussaint | Posted 02.17.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

I had a date with a guy about a year ago, who, upon seeing DJ on my couch, abruptly told me to remove him. I removed the guy.

Why I'm So Excited to Be a Gay Matchmaker on TV

David Cruz III | Posted 02.12.2014 | Gay Voices
David Cruz III

It's been almost five years since I first appeared as a dater on Bravo's The Millionaire Matchmaker, squeamishly sitting through a date while an egotistical millionaire berated me for choosing the steak as my dinner choice. But after that episode aired, something very special happened to me.

Are Gay Men Scared of Monogamy?

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

It seems to me that if we want our relationships and marriages to be accepted by our straight counterparts, then maybe it's time to keep a lid on what exactly it is that we do behind closed doors. Maybe it's just no one's business.

The Needle Prick Docu-Series Trailer

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

What would happen if we all started talking honestly and openly about what HIV means without judgment or pretense?

Some Crushes Just Aren't Meant to Be Banged Out

Justin Huang | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Justin Huang

I posit today a bold hypothesis that we will explore in the aforementioned life stages of its main player, Amore peribatus. I will buffer arguments with my personal observations on the field, both amplified and hindered by the constraints and embellishments of my own memory.

Ask MISTER Carl: 'My Boyfriend Is HIV-Positive -- Do I Have to Tell My Parents?'

Carl Sandler | Posted 02.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

With more and more serodiscordant couples (that is, couples in which one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative) dating and dealing with issues of disclosure to friends and family, you're certainly not the only one experiencing this very delicate predicament.

How Social Media Are Ruining Your Love Life

Tyler Curry | Posted 01.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

On their face, social media may seem like just another tool to get to know a person, but in reality, applications like Facebook and Instagram portray a distorted, disjointed and altogether imaginary version of the people we are.

Michelangelo Signorile

The Global Impact Of Grindr

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices

The founder and CEO of Grindr, the gay social networking app that exploded on the scene in 2009 and now reports over 7 million users in 192 countries,...

Surprise! The Number One Facebook Page For Gay Dating Is...

Mike Alvear | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

A funny thing happened on the way to researching Facebook pages for my gay dating advice site. I found out that the most popular Facebook page for gay dating turns out to cater to members of one of the most closeted institution in America: the military.

5 Great Ways To Become A Gay Dating Superstar

Posted 11.22.2013 | Gay Voices

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com Sigh: gay dating and mating. Even for the most active, hook-up driven, "Nah-I-just-want-to-have-sex-and-fun" gay ...

Falling in Love, Again

Paul Florez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Paul Florez

It's hard to accept when a relationship has ended, and it's even harder to let someone go. In the fall of 2010, I had broken up with my boyfriend of seven years, and after months of solitude and grief, I was convinced that I was incapable of falling in love again.

Manhunt Buys Out Other Major Gay Dating App

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.14.2013 | Gay Voices

Online Buddies, parent company of gay dating site Manhunt, announced this week that it has purchased the popular gay social networking app Jack'd. ...