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 Children’s entertainment has made some modest strides in breaking free of outdated gender roles, but there’s still a huge void in queer representation aimed at a family-friendly crowd.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…

10 RULES FOR ASKING OUT A MAN ON THE FIRST DATE IN THE AGE OF GRINDR

Now that marriage equality is the law of the land, it is time for our community to learn how to date properly. Two guys interested in each other romantically can stumble over those initial bumps in the road to romance and even marriage. Who asks who what, and when? With so many definitions of what makes…

5 REASONS EVERY STRAIGHT MAN SHOULD GO GAY @ LEAST ONCE/FIVE TIMES

Straight men, take heed. You’re acting way more gay than ever before, and that’s OK. Marriage equality, having been baked into the constitution, gives you even more permission to be gayer than ever before. By God, homosexual sodomy is legal in every state. Between cuddling with their bros, getting off on gay porn, and experimenting with anal play,…

SAME-SEX COUPLE SECRETLY GOES TO PROM, MELTS ALL HEARTS

Myren sure pulled one over on his folks! The maryland high school student wanted to go to the prom with his boyfriend, but his parents didn’t care for that — they forbade him from attending. So he told them that he was going to an “ashawo” party and went anyway. (Sidenote: what’s an ashawo party? In…

SOME PEOPLE THINK MICHAEL B. JORDAN & "CREED" DIRECTOR RYAN COOGLER ARE A BIT TOO CLOSE IN THIS PHOTO

Writer and blogger Robert Jones, Jr. (AKA Son of Baldwin) gets Facebook trolls freaking out about the perceived “gayness” of the above photo of Michael B. Jordan and his Creed director Ryan Coogler all the way together in a piece for The Grio. The two men posed together for a recent Vanity Fair profile that lit social media afire when Jones, Jr. posted it on the Son of…

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…