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You're looking at your hand right now, aren't you? If your ring finger is longer than your index finger, you’re more likely to be gay. This is according to a new study from Essex University, which says if the two fingers are the same size, you’re probably straight. For clarity, the ring finger is the one between your pinky and your middle finger. While the index finger is the one between your thumb and your middle finger. The study involved 32 sets of...
lgbt films

Is there something wrong with the LGBTI film industry? A viral Twitter thread has dragged Netflix because of the lack of diversity in their LGBTQ Film section. Despite the whole acronym being included in the classification, there are a disproportionate amount of films focusing on gay men. The conversation sparked when Twitter user @dspxna wrote: ‘Someone let netflix know that 678 gay men films and 2 lesbian films doesn’t make a lgbtq section ’. https://twitter.com/dspxna/status/1032691490861080576?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1032691490861080576&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gaystarnews.com%2Farticle%2Fnetflix-gay-films-lgbt-lesbian%2F That’s a slight exaggeration, but the stats weigh up....
GarrettClayton

Gay men have turned their heads for actor Garrett Clayton many times in the past few years. The Teen Beach Movie, King Cobra, and Hairspray Live actor has made a name for himself by being a young and handsome man. He’s literally done so by taking on roles that mirror gay porn legend Brent Corrigan and 1960s heartthrob archetypes. Now, the star is getting ready for the release of a new film titled Reach, and has honored it with a news...
rimming infection

Shigella is similar to e.coli, so here’s what you need to do to lower the risk of infection The LGBT Foundation said there has been a recent rise in cases of shigella among men who have sex with men. Shigellosis, or shigella, is an intestinal infection caused when bacteria found in poo gets into your mouth. Last month, health officials in San Diego issued an advisory over the sexual transmitted infection. It said that gay and bisexual men, homeless individuals, and people...
LGBT people

New report finds shocking stats on race-based discrimination Almost two-thirds of black people who identify as LGBT say they face racism from within the LGBT community. According to new research by UK charity Stonewall, 51% of black and minority ethnic LGBT people said they have faced discrimination based on their race from within the queer community. This number jumps to 61% when broken down to just black people. The research is based on YouGov polling of over 5,000 LGBT people. Ruth Hunt, Chief Executive...
beji-caid-essebsi

A Tunisian commission has called for the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the North African country. The 230-page proposal, which was published on Wednesday, detailed the current lack of equal rights for many groups in the country. Groups that were highlighted in the proposal included women, gay men and the wider LGBT community. Led by the President of Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi, the commission called for the removal of the death penalty in Tunisia, equal rights for women, and the decriminalisation of homosexuality. Tunisia...
gay men

'It's like a foreign language' As time goes on, many things change, including language. The slang of one generation is vastly different than that of another generation. Into recently tried that out with gay slang and the results are utterly charming. They gathered three older gay men for a video — Bill, Robert, and Mick — and tested them on the slang of younger gay men. Adorably, most of the words are unknown to them. One of them even comments, ‘It’s like a...
study

Misinformation and fear led Drs. Jonathon Rendina and Jeffrey Parsons to explore whether gay and bi men actually believe that undetectable = untransmittable.. Last September, on National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) declared that men with HIV who have an undetectable viral load—levels of HIV in the blood that are below the threshold of detection—are unable to transmit HIV to their partners. This is often summarized with the phrase Undetectable = Untransmittable or U...
gay couple

“It always amazes me how gay guys stay friends with all of their exes. I’m not friends with any of mine.” Hmm… I never considered gay men and exes-as-friends until Grace did on a recent episode of Will & Grace. She offered her observation while watching Will cook for his ex-turned-breakfast guest Vince, who announced his wedding to his boyfriend of nine months in between bites. “Obviously, you’re invited, but you don’t have to come,” he said. Obviously, Will went–with Grace,...
UStreetAttack

Washington, D.C. police are investigating the attack of two gay men. Sunday morning, D.C. Council candidate Jamie Sycamore tweeted that two gay men were attacked in the 2000 block of 10th Street Northwest. “Last night two men were gaybashed outside the @HowardTheatre,” he tweeted. “Our country is in decline, and it’s time to start making change locally to ensure our #DCValues remain strong.” “As far as I know, they were walking and they started getting called names and they got attacked,” he...
blackmail

Here’s another WTF story from the world of online dating (hooking up). According to Kitsap Sun, Christopher Malik “CJ” Longmire, 22, from Kitsap County, Washington, has been charged with three counts of second-degree extortion with sexual motivation and three counts of possession of child pornography. What did he do to deserve it? Well, Longmire would coerce men into sending him explicit videos of themselves after they had already traded photos with him. He threatened to expose their identity and their...
new zealand

In 1986, Homosexuality was decriminalized in the nation of New Zealand, but many men went on with having their convictions for homosexual activity for many decades later. Bu now, the New Zealand parliament is righting that wrong. On Tuesday night, the nation’s parliament passed a bill that will allow around 1,000 men to apply to have their past convictions for homosexual activity removed from their criminal records. Specifically, the five convictions that are being targeted are sodomy, indecency between males, keeping...
gay couple

But do you want to get married? You might think that young gay men are all about the single life and dating apps. But it turns out that polyamory and open relationships are not the dream, it’s monogamy. Researchers have found surprising new relationship trends among gay men aged 18 to 39. Lanz Lowen and Blake Spears, a non-monogamous couple for 36 years, looked into the experience of other same-sex couples. The pair says: ‘There wasn’t any roadmap and we assumed long-term couples might...
lgbt

Redditer claims if you don't fit a specific mold, you're not welcome If you don’t fit the typical mold, you’re not welcome in the LGBTI community, claims one Reddit user. Reddit user BBremer283 took to the social media platform to vent his frustrations at what he calls a community of ‘spoiled toddlers.’ ‘As a gay man, I’m frankly embarrassed of the LGBT community,’ he started. ‘I don’t fit the typical “gay” mold.’ He continues: ‘I like to watch basketball, go to the gym,...

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Pass the popcorn! Love, Simon, is the first teen movie with a gay protagonist to be released wide by a major studio, but it is...

The 2018 Oscars race has begun. The trailer for the gay conversion drama, Boy Erased, is finally here, and grab some tissues because it is...