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These States Are Working To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy, Because Yes, That's Still A Thing

More than 40 years after the American Psychiatric Association (APA) removed homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses in 1973, there's still a need for protective LGBT legislation to be passed. It's 2018, and lawmakers across the country are wo…
By Nick Ciccone

Trump's Secretary Of State Nominee Had Some Pretty Startling Answers About Gay Marriage

President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 13, and his pick for a replacement is facing scrutiny. The president selected C.I.A. Director Mike Pompeo to take over in Tillerson's absence. The Senate questioned Trump's nomine…
By Nick Ciccone

John Oliver Wrote A Book About Mike Pence Having A Gay Bunny & No I'm Not Joking

At the end of Sunday's Last Week Tonight, comedian John Oliver announced that he published a children's book to mock and rival Vice President Mike Pence's family's own book about their rabbit, Marlon Bundo — but with an important twist. Oliver's vers…
By Nick Ciccone

The 'Fantastic Beast' Director Revealed New Details On Dumbledore's Sexuality

"I always thought Dumbledore was gay." Those words, spoken by J.K. Rowling in October of 2007, were the first of a long line of character reveals about Rowling would give out over the next decade. But while some fans were over the moon to learn Harry…
By Ani Bundel

This Figure Skater Just Made American LGBT History & You Need To See His Routine

As we're all getting hyped for the Winter Olympics, there's one story you can't miss. Adam Rippon became the first openly gay American figure skater to qualify for the Winter Olympics. He was announced to the U.S. men's team on Sunday, Jan. 7, and it…
By Hannah Golden

Someone Trolled Pence With A "Make America Gay Again" Sign & It's Amazing

It feels like everyone I know is spending their time off in Colorado, and our politicians are no exception. Vice President Mike Pence and his family have been staying in Aspen, Colorado for the holidays, but not everyone is feeling jolly about it. In…
By Carolyn Bernucca

Here's What The Supreme Court Cakeshop Case Could Mean For You

A gay couple is receiving national attention as their discrimination case is being heard by the country's highest court. The Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the Supreme Court, which began last week, boils down to whether a baker has the right to refuse …
By Hannah Golden

People Think The Starbucks Holiday Cups Have A "Gay Agenda" & LOL

'Tis the season of giving... criticism. The end of the year wouldn't be complete without some sort of backlash from angry Scrooges looking to dim the sparkle of the holiday lights, even over something as minor as coffee. Once again, Starbucks' holida…
By Danielle Valente

Trump Apparently Joked That Pence "Wants To Hang" All Gay People, So That's Great

It's no secret that the president has a penchant for off-color jokes. But Donald Trump can even take them too far with people in his own inner circle, it seems, including his own vice president. The New Yorker reports that, according to a campaign st…
By Hannah Golden

Lance Bass Calls Out FDA Law Banning Gay Men From Donating Blood After Vegas Shooting

Lance Bass wants to donate blood to help the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, but he can't. Why? Because he's gay and has sex. Yeah. There's a law banning gay men from donating blood that was instated during the AIDs epidemic in the 1980s. Members …
By Kelli Boyle

Twitter Trying To Figure Out What Gay Culture Is Just Became A New Meme Because Obviously

If anyone were to ask me what my favorite culture is, I'd probably say it was gay culture. Well, if I had a clear idea of what gay culture even entails, that is. And the tweets about what gay culture is that I'm about to show you prove we're all stil…
By Theresa Massony

Marvel May Have Its First Openly Gay Character In 'Thor: Ragnarok' & Fans Are Thrilled

If you're a Marvel diehard, then you already know that the newest addition to the MCU, Thor: Ragnarok, is headed to theaters this fall and, from what the trailer shows, it. looks. amazing. What you may not know, though, is that Thor: Ragnarok may fea…
By Billy Lorusso

This Viral Short Film About 2 Gay Boys Has The Internet Crying

Gather round, y'all, because I'm about to show you the cutest thing you'll see all day (read: millennium). A new short film has surfaced online, and it is exactly the kind of wholesome we need to see this year. The film, called In A Heartbeat, was ma…
By Billy Lorusso

'Star Trek' Officially Has Its First Openly Gay Character & Fans Are So Here For It

Gather round, Trekkies, we've got some exciting news. If you're a true fan of the franchise, you should know by now Star Trek is coming back to television this fall with its newest installment, Star Trek: Discovery. Obviously, 50 years after the show…
By Billy Lorusso

Stop Getting Possessive Over Your Lesbian BFF When She's Trying To Get Laid

Attention self-identified straight women who have at least one lesbian friend: Do not — I repeat — DO NOT get possessive over your lesbian friend when she's trying to get laid. Don't hold her hand at a Pride after party. Don't act bitchy toward the g…
By Zara Barrie

Andrew Garfield Says He's A Gay Man, "Just Without The Physical Act"

Andrew Garfield has immersed himself so fully into the LGBTQ+ community recently that he's now claiming to be part of it. During a panel about his latest role in London's Angels in America stage production, Garfield made the announcement he considers…
By Dylan Kickham

Who Is Melanie Gaydos? How She's Breaking Barriers In The Fashion Industry

Melanie Gaydos is a 28-year-old model living in Seattle who is changing the industry standards in the fashion world. Gaydos was born with Ectodermal dysplasia (ED), the blanket term for a group of closely related conditions with over 150 different sy…
By Marquaysa Battle

L.A. Hosts Resist March In Place Of Gay Pride Parade, And Twitter Responds

The annual Gay Pride Parade in Los Angeles was replaced with a Resist March this year, and the changed has conjured up a lot of feelings, particularly on social media. According to Reuters, the 3-mile walk will bring together groups like GLAAD, Plann…
By Danielle Valente

The World's First Gay Action Sports Star Opens Up About Life Since Coming Out As An Athlete

Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to Gus Kenworthy. Not only is the Colorado native an Olympic Games-winning medalist at the ripe of age of 25, but he's also the world's first gay action sports star. Not to mention, he's incredibly easy on the eyes. Ba…
By Sean Abrams

What You Eat May Be Turning You Gay, Says This Outrageous "Study"

To add to the world's already wacky news cycle, a brand-new "study" is claiming that an overwhelming amount of fast food in your diet, combined with minimal sleep, has the potential to turn you gay. But don't worry! According to this "study," adjusti…
By Sean Abrams

Frank Has A New Boy Toy This Season Of 'House Of Cards,' And We've Seen Him Before

Constant political deception and blackmail are par for the course for House of Cards, but there's one aspect of Frank Underwood we've only seen tiny pieces: his sexuality. But the newly released Season 5 finally shines a larger light on Frank's proba…
By Dylan Kickham

'American Gods' Showrunner Reshot That Gay Sex Scene To Make It Even Gayer

Starz's new theological epic is holding absolutely nothing back, as that extended, heated gay sex scene from Sunday night's episode proved. In fact, showrunner Bryan Fuller had the crew totally reshoot the sex scene to make it even more realistic aft…
By Dylan Kickham

Stories Of Gay Men Tortured In Chechnya Read By Refugees In Heartbreaking Video

Abduction, detention, torture and murder. That's what gay people in Chechnya are currently facing, according to multiple reports. In a devastating new video, gay Russian refugees who were granted asylum in the US read the haunting testimonials of gay…
By John Haltiwanger

How To Tell A Guy You Want To Start Using Sex Toys In Bed Without Bruising His Ego

Keep Calm And Ask A Gay Congratulations! You just got yourself a gay best friend. If you've ever found yourself unsure of where to turn in times of sexual strife, or if you're just curious about the LGBT scene in general but don't have anyone to ask,…
By Sean Abrams

Baby Stops Crying When She Hears Marvin Gaye’s 'Let’s Get It On' In Hilarious Video

Most couples blast Marvin Gaye's sultry jam, "Let's Get It On," during a hot bang session to amp up the mood. The raunchy lyrics, combined with Gaye's deep and soulful sounds, certainly make for the perfect baby-making music... but apparently, it doe…
By Sean Abrams

Here’s Why A Guy Would Ever Turn Down Sex, According To A Gay Man

So, I wanted to have morning sex two days ago with this guy I've been seeing, and I basically got rejected. He said he had a meeting in the morning and wanted to be focused. To be honest, I was kind of taken aback. Why would a guy reject a girl's ad…
By Sean Abrams

This Openly Gay Trump Supporter Is The Most Controversial White House Reporter

Lucian Wintrich epitomizes the untraditional and contradictory nature of the Trump era. A reporter for the conservative blog Gateway Pundit, Wintrich, 28, is a Trump supporter who recently became a White House correspondent. At the DeploraBall in Ja…
By John Haltiwanger

Rumors Are Spreading Gay People Are Being Put In ‘Death Camps’ In This Country

Despite the progress we've seen in many parts of the world, some cultures still discriminate abhorrently against the LGBTQ+ community. Chechnya, which is a federal subject of Russia, has reportedly begun opening concentration camps for those who iden…
By Alexandra Strickler

10 Things Straight Men Say That’ll Make Me Think They’re Definitely Gay

Many of us gays have been there: We're absolutely convinced a beautiful stranger is into us, only to find out later that they're playing for the other team. On more than one occasion, I've gotten into deep, two-hour-long chats with men like this at a…
By Keenan Steiner

How To Tell If A Guy Wants You To Play With His Balls, As Told By A Gay Man

How can you tell what level of ball play guys are into? Is it obvious or should I have to ask? — Jazmin, 26, straight A man's balls are a sensitive subject, both literally and figuratively. A man's balls are a sensitive subject, both literally and fi…
By Sean Abrams

Russia Made It Illegal To Portray Putin As A Gay Clown So Here's Gay Clown Putin

There is absolutely nothing wrong with being a gay clown. But apparently, to the Russian President Vladimir Putin, it deserves to be a crime. While Russian news outlets are finding it hard to communicate to citizens which image of Putin as a "gay clo…
By Hope Schreiber

This Sexy AF Lube Commercial Was Banned In This US City For Being ‘Too Gay’

A company's new lube commercial has people "churning" the wrong way, so much so that it was banned from airing in Chicago for being a little "too gay" for audiences to handle. No, I'm not kidding. A few weeks back, Boy Butter released their latest ad…
By Sean Abrams

US Soldier Takes His Boyfriend To Army Prom And The Pictures Are Super Heartwarming

US Army soldier Andres Camilo stole the show at his recent army prom at West Point Military Academy after bringing along his vlogger and model boyfriend, Max Emerson, as his date. Adorable photos circulating the internet of the two all suited up show…
By Sean Abrams

What To Do When A Guy Who Played Games Shows Real Interest, According To A Gay Man

I've been interested in a guy who has just been playing games with me, and now that I'm over him, he seems to be showing interest back. Should I give in? - Michael, 22, gay Games? This guy already sounds like he's still in kindergarten, which is imme…
By Sean Abrams

Apparently Santa Is Actually Gay, According To Amazing New Picture Book

Well, well, well, it seems our suspicions about Santa Claus have been confirmed. Not only does Santa exist (told you, Mom), but the big, jolly guy and I also share something in common: our overwhelming interest in men. That's right, everyone. Good, o…
By Sean Abrams

Marcia Gay Harden On Her Mom's Alzheimer's And What Millennials Need To Know

Marcia Gay Harden is an Oscar-winning actress who has consistently graced stages and screens for over three decades in roles that are as memorable as they are diverse. She's brought characters to life in movies like "Pollock," for which she won her B…
By Mary Kate Hoban

What It Means To Have A Gay Sex Dream When You're Straight

This week we have Zach,* a straight man who finds himself having gay sex dreams about his best friend and his best friend's brother: I have recently been having dreams of my best friend (let's call him Jay*) and his little brother, Dee.* The first o…
By Candice Jalili

The 6 Risky Conversation Topics Gay Guys Should Not Bring Up On A First Date

First dates are usually a crapshoot, no matter which way you slice 'em. Regardless of how much I've talked to guys through texts, there's no amount of preparation possible for when you're finally face-to-face. What will he think of me? Will he like w…
By Sean Abrams

'Power Rangers' Will Be The First Superhero Movie To Feature Gay Lead Character

Though there's still a definite lack of LGBT representation in mainstream media, the upcoming "Power Rangers" film is keeping up with the changing times. When the live-action reboot of the popular '90s action series hits theaters this Friday, March 2…
By Sean Abrams

What To Do When You Love Your Partner But Not The Sex, As Told By A Gay Man

First, we have Anthony. He's 23, gay and curious about what to do when the sex in a relationship is seriously lacking. What do you do if someone's personality fits yours so perfectly but the sex is just... eh? There's just not a huge sexual spark the…
By Sean Abrams

Grindr's Hilarious New Emojis Will Teach You All About The Sex Lives Of Gay People

Everyone's beloved eggplant emoji just got a serious upgrade. Gay dating app Grindr's latest update takes the cake when it comes to overtly sexual emojis. Their very own "gaymoji" keyboard, equipped with just about everything from "top" and "bottom" …
By Sean Abrams

Why I Don't Want To Be Your 'Gay Best Friend'

I'm all for making new friends, but not if all you want me around for is to fill the void as your "gay best friend." If you've ever heard those three words, odds are, you'll assume we're someone who is overtly sassy, will talk sex tips with no judgme…
By Sean Abrams

Disney Reveals It Will Not Pull 'Gay Moment' From 'Beauty And The Beast'

Happy Wednesday, America. Donald Trump's more recent tax returns remain a mystery and we're all still debating that whisper of an “exclusively gay moment” from “Beauty and the Beast,” so maybe stay in bed. Disney emailed a statement to Bloomberg News…
By Taylor Ortega

How Many Dates You Should Go On Before Sleeping With Someone, According To A Gay Man

First, we have Andrew. He's 29, gay and curious about just how many dates are appropriate before initiating sex. How many times should I go out with someone before making the move to sleep with them? Is there a rule I should be following, or does it…
By Sean Abrams

OG Chip From 'Beauty And The Beast' Says Le Fou Was Always Gay, So Get Over It

The guy who voiced Chip in the 1991 animated film "Beauty and the Beast" has some strong words for the homophobes boycotting the film over Le Fou's sexuality. Basically: STFU, Le Fou was already pretty gay to begin with, and you should probably get o…
By Anna Menta

'Beauty And The Beast' Director Has Badass Reply To Haters Slamming Gay Character

Just in case you weren't already tired of hearing backlash regarding “Beauty and the Beast” director Bill Condon's announcement the film features an “exclusively gay moment,” Russia is getting in on the fun! Prior to the film's release, Condon teased…
By Taylor Ortega

Alabama Movie Theater Cancels 'Beauty And The Beast' Showing Over Gay Character

A movie theater in Henagar, Alabama is refusing to show the biggest film of the month, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast." The reason? The theater owner doesn't want customers to see a film that has a gay character in it. (In case you didn't hear, Josh …
By Anna Menta

Man Comes Out As Gay At 95, Wants Fewer People To 'Live In The Shadows'

In my experience, once you start dating members of the same gender, a couple of the same questions pop up on your first date. Are you out? How did your family take it? How old were you when you came out? While the answers may range, I'm always amazed…
By Hope Schreiber

Gay Siblings' Plan To Sneak BF And GF Into Conservative Parents' House Is Genius

A gay brother and his lesbian sister found themselves in a pickle when trying to bring their significant others home to mom and dad. Their parents are conservative, and the kids knew they wouldn't approve of their relationships, so they devised a lit…
By Candice Jalili

A Gay Man Explains How To Tell If A Guy Is A Top Or A Bottom

First, we have Candice. She's 23, straight and curious how gay guys answer the sex issue of who's the top and who's the bottom. How do you decide when someone's going be a top and when someone's going be a bottom? Is it something that's just inferred…
By Sean Abrams