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…

THIS EMOTIONAL COMING OUT BETWEEN A FATHER & HIS SON WILL HAVE YOU IN TEARS

OK, it takes a lot to make us cry, but this clip has us a little misty-eyed… After keeping his sexuality hidden from his father for thirty years, Black Ink Crew tattoo artist Kevin Laroy, a.k.a. Baby Face Killa, is finally telling his truth. In last week’s episode of the hit VH1 reality series, 30-year-old Kevin asks his father,…

STEAMY NEW PHOTO SERIES CELEBRATES “EVERYDAY” GUYS

Gay-themed pin-up magazine Meat has had it with you body-shamers out there, and they’re taking a stand: They’ve gathered together a band of “everyday” fellows to take off all their clothes for their 2018 calendar. Editor Adrian Lourie says he wants to “defy the body shaming that goes on in the gay community.” “Photographing naked men in…

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…

ANIMATED FILM ABOUT A GAY BOY’S CRUSH IS SO CUTE IT HURTS

Prepare to have your heartstrings tugged. Children’s entertainment has made some modest strides in breaking free of outdated gender roles, but there’s still a huge void in queer representation aimed at a family-friendly crowd. A new animated film is setting out to change that, and the recently-released trailer is causing hearts to melt across the web….

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…