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Researchers

Biology could explain preferences to bottom or top Researchers believe they have discovered specific biological markers for gay men adopting preferred sexual positions. In other words, gay men might be predisposed to being a bottom or a top. For example, bottoms can exhibit indicators such as having older brothers, being left-handed or not conforming to gender norms from an early age. Researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga believe ‘non-right handedness’ is a major biological factor. The study states: ‘Among gay men, variation in...
chechnya-evacuations

A group is hoping to start a "rainbow railroad" from Chechnya to Canada.  A Canadian human rights organization that assists LGBT people in escaping places where they face persecution is launching a campaign to help gay men get out of Chechnya, the semiautonomous Russian republic where at least 100 gay men have been arrested and detained recently. “Since we first received initial reports of gay concentration camps being established in Chechnya, Rainbow Railroad immediately re-classified Eastern Europe as a priority region,”...
Gay-rights-protest-rally

Show your support for incarcerated gay men at the Russian Embassy on 12 April London will hold a protest against Chechnya’s concentration camp for gay men tomorrow (12 April). Held outside the Russian embassy at 5.30pm, the protest will be in response to the reports of 100 gay men detained in former military prisons. At least three have been killed, according to LGBTI and human rights activists. Pride In London will lead the protest at the junction of Bayswater Road and Ossington Street....
Gay_Sex_Slave_Ring

Three gay men were forced to be prostitutes and porn stars – having sex around the clock and performing on webcam Two Hungarians will spend 30 years in prison each for running a gay sex slave ring in Miami. Gabor Acs and Viktor Berki were convicted of human trafficking, conspiracy and racketeering in a Miami-Dade court. It was found they had kept three Hungarian gay men in their early 20s enslaved as prostitutes, forcing them to have sex with clients and each...
Nikolai_Alekseev_Attack

LGBTI activists on the ground are willing to try and evacuate as many as gay men as they can Chechnya has opened a concentration camp for gay men, an investigation has found. Around 100 men have been apprehended in the region and put in the first camps for LGBTI people since the Holocaust and Fidel Castro. Several are believed to have been killed. A Chechan government spokesperson has denied there were any gay people in the region to detain. They insisted ‘you can’t...
chech

Police have rounded up at least 100 gay men in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya and have killed at least three of them, according to media reports. The NYT: On Saturday, a leading Russian opposition newspaper confirmed a story already circulating among human rights activists: The Chechen authorities were arresting and killing gay men. …The men were detained “in connection with their nontraditional sexual orientation, or suspicion of such,” the newspaper, Novaya Gazeta, reported, citing Russian federal law enforcement officials, who...
WW2-love-letters-found

'Wouldn't it be wonderful if all our letters could be published in the future in a more enlightened time' Two young men dared to confess their love during a time when homosexuality was illegal. While stationed as an anti-aircraft bomber, Gilbert Bradley exchanged heartfelt letters with his lover, Gordon Bowsher. During this time, men in the armed forces who were caught having gay sex could be shot. The letters remained a secret until Bradley’s death in 2008, when a house clearance company found...
gay film

Exploring the lives of three gay men living in San Francisco, Looking is a movie that comes after the TV series ended with season 2. To end the two seasons, HBO announced that they would launch Looking: The Movie as a finale episode. "Starring Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez and Murray Bartlett, Looking: The Movie wraps up the story of three close friends living in San Francisco who explore the options available to a new generation of gay men seeking fulfillment...
gay love

Though it feels like I’ve always known about myself, years ago when I still was a child at the age of 14, I wasn’t able to make any distinction. Certainly, I knew there was something different, ‘sinful’ in me but I didn’t even presume about being gay and that it was forbidden in the community and area I was part of. Along with my mother, we often went to my aunt, who lived in another city with her family....
LESBIAN-DATING

When I was a budding family practice doctor, starting fresh in my internship after medical school, I had no idea what that year had in store for me.  It was 1995, and I had matched with a great residency program in my hometown of Chicago, in the part of town they called “Boystown.”  At that point, I was an LGBT imbecile without gaydar, dating men, and generally confused. As a naïve woman, I thought they selected me because of...
HPV vaccine

In 2008, the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunizations started a program in UK meant to attack the human papilloma virus, responsible for causing cancer. The virus spreads through genital or oral contact. However, the HPV vaccination program included only girls aged 12 or 13. The program was designed on the idea that men who have sex with vaccinated women are protected, and this doesn’t include gay men. Recently, Government advisers suggested that the HPV vaccine should also be available...

FEATURED MEAWS

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...

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