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How Artistic Setbacks Accidentally Helped Me Become A Gay Journalist

In the course of pursuing a career as an artist, one writer and editor accidentally becomes a professional homosexual. The Perils of Pursuing Art Professionally My dad, a...

A Gay Man Explains Why He’d Rather Talk to Customers than His Family

To explain why he prefers the easy interaction of retail, Sebastian remembers the more shocking things his family said to him as a child. How Retail Is like Anonymous Sex In order...

One Gay Man Says: Sometimes it’s Okay Not to Forgive and Forget Your Ex

Should there be a statute of limitations when it comes to forgiving and forgetting with an ex-boyfriend, partner or husband? One day, I accidentally discovered that my ex had...

Closeted Gay Politicians Keep Hitting On Me

Lucky people get hit on by a hunky Hollywood celebrities. Unlucky ones catch the eye of Kevin Spacey. It’s just my luck that closeted politicians are the guys who find me...

What One Gay Man Learned After Getting Dumped at Christmas

It was cold in Miami that December. Temperatures had dropped into the high 30s. For Miamians, this meant an emergency. Being cold-blooded: many an invasive iguana froze to death...

How To Be a Gay Daddy 101 – Part 2: Finding the Right (Adult) Boy for You

The Daddy/Boy dynamic may seem relatively new in current gay culture, but intergenerational relationships are a tale as old as time — both heterosexual and homosexual. The first...

Sherry Vine Has No Plan B

Why should you vote for Miss Vine? We asked the always-entertaining drag queen Sherry Vine how she felt about being part of our 2018 People We Love celebration, and she offered...

30 LGBTQ Golden Globe Nominations Worth Applauding

What lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer projects and performers are worth rooting for among the announced 2018 Golden Globe nominations? We take a look at how the...

5 Queer Things in Melissa McCarthy Drama “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Much has been said about the fact that Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a sharp turn toward drama for comedy queen Melissa McCarthy, but you may be surprised to learn that this...

How I Accidentally Slept with a Gay Catholic Priest

Can you outrun your childhood? Possibly not, I realized after a brief tryst in Louisville. There on a press trip, I bumped into the cutest guy I’d seen in quite some time....

He Found Me 20 Years After We Met in Gay Youth Group

Thanksgiving makes me think of the people we gain and lose along the way, in particular a long lost-friend from a gay youth group who promised to keep in touch and did – two...

How My High School Reunion Reacted to Me Coming Out

After being outed by my girlfriend and insulted my classmates and, I still dared to attend my high school reunion – and was surprised by their reaction when I came out as...