SOCIAL MEDIA HATE & GAY MEN…

We can all agree that online hate and trolling sucks. But when it happens to sexy, provocative and “out there” gay guys, do our attitudes about it change? Can we honestly talk about the double standard between our thoughts about online hate? I’m sure we can all agree that we as gay men experiencing online…

¡NO MORE SEX SHAMING!

So what Pride month coming to a close, I’m sure many of wonder, why would anyone want to be a slut? After all, this word is deeply misogynistic, where women are criticized for dressing a certain way and for having openly active sex lives. This negativity also spills into the gay world to some extent, particularly…

5 MYTHS ABOUT GAY MONOGAMY

I think gay monogamy is a little misunderstood, especially by gay men themselves. However, this isn’t a ‘Why gay monogamy is better than…’ article. While this article discusses 5 myths about gay monogamy, I’d like to start by saying that I’m not going to, or even trying to, portray open relationships in a bad light. Not at…

RELATIONSHIPS & YOUR EXES…

Despite our… let’s call them varied experiences with dating, many of us never had conversations with our exes to understand where things went wrong. Now as a disclaimer, I’d like to acknowledge that, I know that everyone of your exes won’t be honest with you, but having this conversation can’t hurt nonetheless. Many of us…

¿DO YOU LOVE YOUR D!@K?

Pretty much the only guys that have porn star sized penises are well, porn stars. The rest of us need to learn to love the penis we have. Penis size obsession is everywhere, and its amplified within the gay community. For something that we have relatively no control over (extreme surgical procedures aside), it takes…

¿CAN A.I. CREATE A MORE DIVERSE QUEER COMMUNITY?

The best pride organizer might just be the computer sitting on your desk. Think about it, artificial intelligence can go through all online profiles and find what the community really needs to offer a diverse balance month of pride. Most humans, on the other hand, will rely on biases — whether they are aware of…

NATIONAL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY 2018

Thursday, June 8, marks the annual National Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD). Created to provide Caribbean-Americans with HIV-related resources, education testing and opportunities for involvement, NCAHAAD aims to “beat the odds and to ensure that we cultivate a health-conscious atmosphere within our communities,” according to its website. NCAHAAD is organized by several national groups in…

CONDOM USE DECLINES AS MORE GAY MEN USE PrEP

A unique study has shown condom use among men who have sex with men (MSM) has declined sharply. The report published in The Lancet found consistent condom use with casual partners had declined in Australia’s two biggest cities, Melbourne and Sydney. There were many reasons found for the decline, including the increased use of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)….

WE ARE BEINGS OF PRIDE (BEYOND THE PHYSICAL WORLD)

It is through our connection to our pride that we know things beyond what the visible world can tell us. We are all beings of pride. Put another way, we are spiritual beings having a prideful experience. As children, most of us know this, but other human beings who have forgotten what they really are…