Struggling with “Twink” Envy

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As a young gay man, Glenn Garner struggled with the unrealistic body ideals that pop culture, gay and straight, said were “right” for guys like him.

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Call for Submissions: From Gay, Bi, Asexual, Pansexual, Queer, and Trans* Folk

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Yes, it’s a mix of orientations and identities. And we want stories from you all.

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Rewriting Our Sexual History


Randall Frederick looks at why individuals, even entire communities, rewrite history to conform with their ideology.

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The Duality of Being a Gay Christian


Being a gay Christian in Mississippi has meant a lot of soul-searching for Glenn Garner.

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I Hit Send, or Modern Meltdown [video]

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Steven Boyle’s interactive spoken word performance says as much about the audience as him.

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Understanding the Misunderstood


Stephen Michell explains why festivals like World Pride are important to himself and others in the gay community.

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Two Men and a Tale of Doctor Who


TJ Mundell and Timmy Patterson, a couple in Dallas, took their engagement photos to a whole new universe. Is it vain for The Doctor to marry himself?

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Over 40…Too Old to Party?


Are gay men over 40 too old for clubs and bars? One young blogger thinks so.

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Leaked Photo From The Straight White Guy Festival


A group of predominately straight white guys gathers to contemplate the unique perils of 21st century America.

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Sikh Man Took Off Turban, Cut Hair, Came Out of Closet

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Mandeep Jangi shocked his family when he decided to cut off his long, traditional, but there was another shock to come.

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His Dad Jeffrey and His Aunt Jessica

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The first time Jeffrey met Jessica, he knew his father had made the right decision. But it was a rough path for this young man.

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Anthony Bourdain Speaks Out for Marriage Equality

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Emmy Award-winning chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain supports marriage equality in the latest video from the Human Rights Campaign’s “Americans For Marriage Equality” campaign.

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The Generation of Change

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When I met my now fiancé, he didn’t believe this future would be possible. But here we are.

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The One Thing Everyone Wants to Know About the Baby


What’s the first thing people usually ask about an soon-to-be born baby?

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Raised by PFLAG and Pride


When Raymond Miller came out, his parents did something totally unexpected. They joined PFLAG so they could march in the local Pride Parade.

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My On-Again, Off-Again Relationship with Shame

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Sometimes I can hear the world insist there’s something essentially wrong about me.

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