Freaks, Geeks, Outcasts, Cultural Appropriation, and Boys Like Me

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When one group takes on the characteristics and mannerisms of another, is it cultural appropriation, admiration, or an attempt to identify with someone beyond themselves?

A Good Person Can Be Hard To Find, Especially Online

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Ryan Shea thinks it can be hard to find a good partner on gay apps.

Donald D’Haene DISHes with Comedian Elvira Kurt

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Smart, funny, Canadian, and not to be confused with the late night Goth queen, Elvira Kurt talks about being a lesbian dad, whether London is gay, and how to be cool.

Good Grief

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A generation later, Kile Ozier believes the gay community has still not healed from the ravaging shame and grief that accompanied the AIDS crisis.

Joshua and the VCR

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Townes Coates reminds us of the days before the internet provided more straightforward ways for gay boys to connect.

The Year of Drinking Dangerously

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Sintong Gaspari doesn’t want to be a part of gay culture. But he doesn’t want to be alone, either.

Gay Israeli Culture from an Israeli’s Perspective

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American travel writer Sophie Needelman meets an Israeli soldier who shows her the gay State of Israel.

The Gay Look

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Being a gay man has everything to do with being a masculine man.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The Slut Walk for Men

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Donald D’Haene brings us the origin of the word “slut,” as well as his support of the White Ribbon Campaign raising awareness of violence against women.

Pee Wee, Cowboy Curtis & Oeufs en Cocotte

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If you want to make a good impression the morning after, learn to make these sexy-soft eggs in your new friend’s kitchen.

Gay Day at Disney Meets the Promise Keepers

Super Q at Gay Pride

Justin Cascio remembers when being out and proud has been a courageous, life-affirming act.

Gay Pride 2012 on The Good Life

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Gay Pride on The Good Life

Kings for a Day: A Bear’s First Pride

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Gay pride is more than sex: it’s acceptance, diversity, and love.

Bear Pride

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Friendly, diverse Bear culture includes geeks, men who dance ’round purses, men who like pie.

The Corn Curl Experiment

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How long can a friendship last?

No More Red Ribbons

Washington DC Pride marchers --- "Get Tested"

Did AIDS go away?