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The 17 Striking Similarities Between the Super Bowl and Gay Pride

David Toussaint | Posted 06.01.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

(1) Super Bowl: Men get together to laugh and have fun and celebrate the Big Event, bringing along beer and chips and other delicious snacks. Gay Pr...

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.

Traveling With a Hookup App: A Guide to Getting More Than Laid

Marten Weber | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

One of the things I love most about our digital, global age is the ability to connect with people around the world so easily. If you don't use social apps as a sexual hookup tool but a genuine place to make new friends, you can meet the most interesting people!

Bray Away the Gay

Mike Diamond | Posted 09.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Mike Diamond

I've reached a conclusion: I'm not gay. Oh, don't misunderstand me. I am definitely homosexual, 100-percent. Honey, I loves me some big, juicy mens. I just don't have the trappings to be a 21st-century gay. I am what I think of as "post-gay."

An Island Afar

Michael Clemens | Posted 08.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Clemens

I am an island slowly opening up and being shown that true beauty is in vulnerability. It's loving and being loved. It's in the eyes of that little shelter dog who teaches me every day that the meaning of life is in this moment right now.

How I Learned to Be Gay: Almost Everything I Learned in Life I Learned While Working at a Gay Magazine

Benjamin Solomon | Posted 07.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Benjamin Solomon

The year following graduation was a bit of a lost one as I tried to finally come to terms with my new identity. But nothing really clicked until I got a job at Next Magazine. Suddenly, my world had direction.

Whatever You Do, Don't Do This

Danielle Ariano | Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Danielle Ariano

We sure as hell don't introduce our sister's husband as her "friend." So please don't do it to me. When you do, you are ignoring all the other aspects of my relationship. You are diminishing, demeaning and desexualizing what I have with my partner, and it really makes me mad.

My Daughter Is a Dyke... What About Yours?

Kate Gale | Posted 12.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Kate Gale

Everywhere I go, I meet people who also have a lesbian daughter. I'm starting to think that my part of the planet is simply adrift with young lesbian women.

US Route 6's Fabulous Beginning In Provincetown

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.11.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Provincetown is like New Orleans during Mardi Gras, but with fewer beads, more high heels and more men in those high heels.

WATCH: Check Out 'The Outs,' A Poignant New Web Series About NYC Gay Life

Posted 05.31.2012 | Gay Voices

New York City-based writer-director Adam Goldman has produced an intriguing new web series about gay life in the big city. Titled "The Outs," Goldman ...

The Secret Historian and the Silent Film Star: One Was Gay

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

Did Samuel Steward, a secret historian of 20th century gay life, and Rudolph Valentino, the legendary silent film star, have a sexual encounter?