WHY GAY GIRLS HAVE IT HARDER THAN GAY GUYS (WRITTEN BY A GAY GUY)

The often special relationship between straight women and gay men is long-documented. And romanticized. So much so, it even inspired an international, possibly-soon-to-be-returning hit TV show. But what about gay men’s relationship with lesbian women? As a gay man myself, I sometimes sense that things are strained between us; especially as we approach something distantly resembling sexual equality in certain…

BLACK AIDS INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 30 DAYS OF HIV CAMPAIGN

Phill Wilson, President and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute, says that the disturbing disparities regarding HIV and AIDS in the black community inspired him to create the campaign. “Our house is still on fire and we don’t seem to notice,” said Wilson in the official press release announcing the 30 Days Of HIV campaign. “Even…

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: SEASON 9, EPISODE 10 – "MAKEOVERS: CREW BETTER WORK"

After last week’s shocking, devastating RuPaul’s Drag Race, this week’s lighthearted romp felt like a bit of a palate cleanser. And thank goodness for that, because I don’t think I could take another week of heartache. I’ve been reflecting a lot about last week’s surprise elimination (which if you haven’t seen it yet, I’m about to spoil,…

OUR SANCTUARIES: GAY PRIDE CELEBRATIONS…

Each of us has been blessed with an innate need to celebrate and glorify life. At a most basic level, we honor the forces that came together to bring us into being by caring for our mind, bodies and our souls. To truly rejoice in existence, we must also learn to cultivate loveliness in those…

¿HOW DO YOU DETOX FROM THE DATING GAME?

When you’re single, dating can feel a lot like work. Am I saying the right thing? Is he attracted to me? Why can’t I get him out of my head? Not to mention over-analyzing every mixed signal. It’s like emotional overtime that you’re not getting paid for. The good thing though, is that you can take a holiday…

SNICKERS TO GIVE AWAY LIMITED-EDITION RAINBOW PACKAGED BARS @ PRIDE

SPONSORED: SNICKERS® has announced that it will be giving away free, rainbow packaged samples in this year’s Gay Star News Pride bags, to support Pride 2017. As in previous years, Gay Star News is due to distribute 20,000 Pride tote bags at Pride festivals around the UK – kicking off with Birmingham Pride this Saturday…

THE DOs & DON’Ts OF DISCUSSING HIV

With HIV diagnoses up by 132.5 percent among young gay and bisexual men since the 21st century began, it has never been more evident that conversations about HIV among young people are painfully needed. And the best way for these discussions to begin is by empowering newly HIV-positive folks to use their voices to bring awareness to…