Tag Archives: gay men

Gay Men Trying To Guess Trans Terms

Jake Edward, a trans YouTuber gathered together 3 gay YouTubers for a fun and lighthearted game of guessing trans terms. A nice respite from heavy news and politics. Jake has cautioned this was for fun and shouldn’t be treated as … Continue reading

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Hundreds sign Change.org petition calling for LGBTI community to ‘drop the T’ – Gay Star News

This is deeply troubling! Some gay men, and evidently some women, want to drop the T from LGBT. I will only address the fact that some gay men support this terrible idea. This plays into the negative feelings some in … Continue reading

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Documentary that Transcends Equality

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
By Melanie Nathan, October 20, 2015. BETWEEN THE SHADES is a feature film documentary exploring the shades of being gay; discussing what connects us all: Our desire to love. I had the great privilege of interviewing…

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Everyday Feminism: 3 Ways White Cis Gay Men Can Do Better for the LGBTQIA+ Movement

Just as the issue of what cis white gay men can to to help the trans community rather than be a stumbling block has come up for me I find others addressing it. I recently reblogged a piece on the … Continue reading

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Gay Men & Transphobia :: JamesPMBerry

Refreshing candor from James about transphobia amongst gay men. I wish more voices were raised about this problem, but I am very grateful for gay allies like James, who confront the problem head on.

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From a whisper to a ROAR!

An incredible group of brave and courageous gay and transgender youth from Asia and The Pacific speak out about the challenges facing them and their communities. As International Youth Day approaches (12 August), Youth Voices Count calls for a new … Continue reading

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How gay men used to speak – A short film in Polari

Welcome to 1960s Britain when homosexuality was still illegal and underground. It seems gay men invented a whole coded language to communicate with each other called Polari. If you can understand more than a bit of the conversation you’re better … Continue reading

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“No fems!” – gay men and prejudice

Originally posted on Being and Belonging:
This week I read an interesting piece by Brandon Ambrosino called “The Tyranny of Buffness“. It explores the seriously high pressure within the ‘gay community’ to acquire a godlike body, and the shame felt when…

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7 Questions Gay Men Ask – #IDAHOT2015

Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Website.

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Effeminophobia Among Gay Men

I have frequently complained about the aversion among some gay men to those amongst them that are effeminate.  In my years of identifying as a gay man I saw this time and time again. I was always very annoyed by … Continue reading

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Hate in the family – effeminaphobia (effeminophobia) begins at home

Originally posted on Fairy JeriBear's Trans/LGBTQIA+ Musings From The City Different – Santa Fe, NM:
The hate I am referring to is effeminaphobia and the family is the community of LGBTQ people we sometimes refer to as “family.”…

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Recommended Reading: Gay Men Can’t Take Criticism | Advocate.com

This column by Michael Musto takes on the criticism that gay men are misogynistic. I understand the reaction of many to reject such criticism but there does seem to be anti-women sentiment among some gay men. This manifests itself in … Continue reading

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Conan On Grindr

Conan O’Brien, along with gay guide Billy Eichner, checks into Grindr and hilarity follows.

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Survivors of 1980s AIDS crisis reveal what happened to them | Gay Star News

On World AIDS Day I shared my memories of living though the AIDS Crisis here. Now Reddit users have shared their memories. Here’s the report from JOE MORGAN writing for Gay Star News… From the role of lesbians to the … Continue reading

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The new gay poppers are deliriously risky — Project Q Atlanta

Poppers, which for decades have been used by gay and bisexual men to increase the ecstasy of orgasm and to make receptive anal intercourse more pleasurable have always had risks. Unfortunately some of the newer concoctions used as poppers contain … Continue reading

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Recommended Viewing: Being Old and Gay is Beautiful | VICE | United States

This is a wonderful, mostly pictorial essay on being old and Gay. The refreshing aspect is that the photos are mostly of nude older men. I think this is as elegant an essay on being an older gay/queer man as … Continue reading

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Men with mental health issues more at risk of HIV · PinkNews

I sincerely hope this news comes as no surprise to anyone. Mental health issues are a contributing factor to most, if not all, risk taking behavior. When you add in the increased likelihood of past trauma do to homophobic, transphobic … Continue reading

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Council considers closing domestic violence shelter for gay men · PinkNews

I suppose that I should be grateful that London has a shelter for Gay victims of domestic violence when so many places lack such a valuable community resource. Still, it does no good if it’s closed down as seems to … Continue reading

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Health Alert: “Behind Closed Drawers” Awareness Campaign Doesn’t Want You To Get Anal Cancer / Queerty

Anal cancer among gay and bisexual men and anyone who as engaged in receptive anal intercourse, (been a bottom – tops may be at risk for penile cancer) is a serious issue. A dear friend of mine recently shared his … Continue reading

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Syphilis on the rise among gay, bisexual men: CDC

It’s back! Actually, it never went away, Syphilis, that is. When I worked in Public Health we were always concerned about syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) which is public health jargon for Gay and Bisexual men, … Continue reading

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