TRAVEL: 5 TIPS WHEN TRAVELING FOR PRIDE

This month, Pride celebrations are happening all across the country and around the world, and there’s never been a better time for a gay traveler to go out there and explore. If you’re someone who’s looking to do some Pride-themed traveling and don’t know where to begin, there’s no need to look any further than…

CLOAKING…WHAT IT MEANS & HOW TO AVOID BECOMING A VICTIM

Every now and again, dating morphs a little bit and a new thing (typically related to acting in a dating context) takes form. You’ve probably heard of a few of them by now: catfishing, turkey dumps, thirst traps, ghosting and breadcrumbing, to name a few. We call these “dating trends,” and while they spring up seemingly at random,…

ENJOY LIFE JUST AS IT IS…

You pick up a self-help book, enthusiastically about to take in every word, but as you read you start to wonder: What does that writer hope for, exactly? Does he really believe those things? If so, does he think it’s going to get better?  Because I know a lot of us feel this way. Like that…

12 REASONS YOU SHOULD BE SINGLE…

You grow more in the off season Sexual interests change You need to find your life mission Experimentation is the elixir of life Expand your sex skills If you’ve been hurt, you need time – more than you think If you hurt him, take even more time If you’re in a transitional period, try being…

¿CAN WE ACKNOWLEDGE OUR QUEER SELVES?

Most LGBTQ persons look for someone else to acknowledge them when they’re not acknowledging themselves, when all they really longing for is to be seen. To be validated. How doe we come to a place where only we and no one else can give us a sense of worth?  Can we actively choose to see…

THERE’S ONE PERSON WE’LL NEVER GET OVER…

Even long after the relationship dies and all connections perish, this person stays alive in our consciousness.  It’s not like we spend our entire day fantasizing about them or reminiscing. It’s not like our lives stopped when they left it. It’s not like we haven’t moved on—we might even be building a relationship with someone…

TIPS FOR GETTING OVER YOUR EX…

No matter how old you are, how many times you have endured it or how long you were together, going through a breakup is not only painful, but it can rock your confidence, dampen your mood and leave you feeling hopeless. Depending on who decided to call it quits and who was left out to…

9 ‘BAD’ HABITS KILLING LGBT PEOPLE

While we have plenty of people trying to do harm to us because of our sexual orientation or gender identity, we often don’t do ourselves any favors when it comes to self care. Here are the bad habits we should have given up last century: 1.   We drink too much.Heavy drinking and binge boozing is more prevalent…

10 ATLANTA GAY PRIDE TIPS BEFORE YOU GET NAUGHTY THIS WEEKEND

It’s that time year again when black gays, lesbians, and transgendereds from around the globe make their annual pilgrimage to Atlanta Black Gay Pride during Labor Day Weekend. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, this year’s prides festivities are sure to be entertaining, exciting,and full of debauchery. Although Atlanta Black Gay Pride is about fun and celebrating…