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…

THE ADVICE THIS 1950s DIARY FARMER GAVE TO HIS GAY SON WILL MAKE YOU CRY

Patrick Haggerty grew up in rural Dry Creek, Washington during the 1950s. His father, Charles Edward Haggerty, was a dairy farmer. When he was a teenager, Patrick starting becoming aware of his sexuality, but he kept it hidden as best he could. One day, Patrick’s father, sensing his son was gay, sat him down and gave him a…

HILLARY CLINTON’S NEW AD HILARIOUSLY SKEWERS THE RIDICULOUS REPUBLICAN DEBATE

Hillary Clinton‘s latest ad hones in on last Wednesday night’s CNN Republican presidential primary debate, focusing on a laundry list of issues close to Democrats’ hearts that nonetheless failed to be broached at any point during the not-so-animate arguments: paid family leave, affordable child care and college education, equal pay for women, and protecting voting rights. However, the…

YES, THE FOO FIGHTER RICKROLLED WESTBORO BAPTIST & YES IT WAS AMAZING

The Westboro Baptist Church is famous for disrupting people’s lives with their offensive signs and horrible demeanor. So what’s the best way to combat all the hate? Well, probably just by ignoring them altogether and starving their putrid fire of the oxygen it needs to stay lit. But sometimes a well-publicized slap in the face is…

ELLEN PAGE ATTENDED JAMAICA’S FIRST EVER PRIDE

Out actress Ellen Page was on hand to celebrate Jamaica’s first ever pride festival, which included a flash mob but not a parade due to security concerns in the notoriously homophobic island-nation. J-FLAG, Jamaica’s foremost LGBT rights organization, scheduled a series of Pride events to coincide with  the 53rd anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from the…

SUP BRO: EIGHT THINGS GAY MEN NEED STRAIGHT DUDES TO KNOW

The chasm that has divided homo and hetero men seems to be closing fast. Straight dudes are opening up about the subject of anal play, and gay/straight bromances — not to mention cross-sexuality cuddling — are becoming increasingly popular. Still, there’s work to be done. One can never have too many friends. We’re totally happy…

SHAPE UP: HARD MUSCLES = HOT SEX

Sweat dropping from your chin.  Bent over in a flat back position.  With every repetition you’re feeling stronger.  With every breath you’re feeling hotter. The mental and physical benefits of being active are countless. Aesthetic results are only a slice in the spectrum of benefits you receive. Those who exercise an equivalent of two hours…

THIS HEARTFELT VIDEO OF GAY SENIORS GIVING ADVICE WILL MAKE YOUR DAY

What a great way to kick off your day. A group of older gay men and women sat down to talk about their lives, their struggles, the things they’ve learned over the years, and the advice they’d like to offer gay youth of today. Vlogger Davey Wavey and the LGBT Community Center of the Desert have teamed up…

BURGESS BROTHERS NEED YOUR HELP TO END HOMOPHOBIA

With Michael Sam being drafted to play for the St. Louis Rams last month, and Jason Collins becoming the first openly gay NBA player back in February, more and more openly gay athletes are proudly making their ways out onto the field. Now, a new online survey that looks at homophobia in sports is being conducted. Ridiculously hot rugby stars Sam…

LAVERNE COX BECOMES FIRST TRANSGENDER PERSON ON THE COVER OT TIME

Laverne Cox looks smashing on the new cover of Time. And her interview is an illuminating must-read. One of the most touching memories: when she was a boy, she remembers going to dance class but being barred from ballet because “ballet was too gay.” It was just one instance of gender stopping her from what…