THE TREVOR PROJECT LAUNCHES 24/7 CHAT & TEXT SERVICES

The Trevor Project has been focused on preventing suicide among LGBTQ youth for two decades. Now it’s making its support available around the clock. “The Trevor Project’s text and chat counseling services, TrevorText and TrevorChat, are now available 24/7 for the first time in the organization’s 21-year history of saving young LGBTQ lives,” The Trevor Project…

WRITING ‘MASC4MASC’ ON YOUR PROFILE DOESN’T NECESSARILY MEAN YOU’RE A SELF-HATING GAY, BLOGGER ARGUES

“Masc4Masc.” Is it a sign of internalized homophobia or not? In a new think piece published by  Huffington Post, writer Jeremy Helligar offers his two cents on the matter. “Gay men can be obsessive when it comes to categorizing themselves,” Helligar writes, “especially when they hit the hook-up grid. ‘Masc,’ ‘fem,’ ‘top,’ ‘bottom,’ ‘hung,’ ‘sub,’ ‘dom,’ ‘twink,’ ‘bear,’ otter,’…

¿THINKING ABOUT OPENING UP YOUR RELATIONSHIP? HERE ARE 5 THINGS TO CONSIDER

Open relationships, “don’t ask don’t tell” policies, or inviting a third into the bedroom to spice things up are not uncommon in same-sex partnerships. These things, while still considered taboo in much of the straight world, can really help a couple thrive without feeling they’re being forced into boxes that aren’t representative of who they are.  That…

NEW CAZWELL VIDEO TEACHES YOU HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH YOUR FEMME SIDE

“I was surprised by the reaction because the outfits are way more conservative than the shirtless guys in Speedos and jockstraps I typically have in my videos.” That’s gay rapper Cazwell — previously from New York, now based in Los Angeles — commenting on the polarizing opinions he received after posting a teaser Instagram photo…

DJ ZEKE THOMAS REFUSES TO LET BEING RAPED DEFINE HIM, RELEASE POWERFUL PSA

It’s estimated that one in six men are sexually assaulted. Now, DJ and musician Zeke Thomas is doing his part to put a stop to that. “Sexual assault touches all genders, all races,” 28-year-old Zeke tells BET in a candid new interview. “It’s a human issue and it’s something that isn’t talked about. And we gotta start having those…

10 RULES FOR ASKING OUT A MAN ON THE FIRST DATE IN THE AGE OF GRINDR

Now that marriage equality is the law of the land, it is time for our community to learn how to date properly. Two guys interested in each other romantically can stumble over those initial bumps in the road to romance and even marriage. Who asks who what, and when? With so many definitions of what makes…

5 REASONS EVERY STRAIGHT MAN SHOULD GO GAY @ LEAST ONCE/FIVE TIMES

Straight men, take heed. You’re acting way more gay than ever before, and that’s OK. Marriage equality, having been baked into the constitution, gives you even more permission to be gayer than ever before. By God, homosexual sodomy is legal in every state. Between cuddling with their bros, getting off on gay porn, and experimenting with anal play,…

SAME-SEX COUPLE SECRETLY GOES TO PROM, MELTS ALL HEARTS

Myren sure pulled one over on his folks! The maryland high school student wanted to go to the prom with his boyfriend, but his parents didn’t care for that — they forbade him from attending. So he told them that he was going to an “ashawo” party and went anyway. (Sidenote: what’s an ashawo party? In…

SOME PEOPLE THINK MICHAEL B. JORDAN & “CREED” DIRECTOR RYAN COOGLER ARE A BIT TOO CLOSE IN THIS PHOTO

Writer and blogger Robert Jones, Jr. (AKA Son of Baldwin) gets Facebook trolls freaking out about the perceived “gayness” of the above photo of Michael B. Jordan and his Creed director Ryan Coogler all the way together in a piece for The Grio. The two men posed together for a recent Vanity Fair profile that lit social media afire when Jones, Jr. posted it on the Son of…