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Ask Daddy: Should This Wedding Be Avoided Because of Homophobes?

Ask Daddy is an advice column for LGBTQ readers with questions relating to sexuality, morality, coming out or navigating relationships. And always remember, the best advice this...

This is What Happened When a Gay Baby Was Kidnapped From a Fortune Teller’s House on Halloween

My grandparents adopted me from my biological mother – their second daughter Lisa. Lisa was diagnosed as schizophrenic at an early age. This haunted my father his entire...

These 10 Funny LGBTQ Comedians Will Make You LOL

There’s never been a better time to be LGBTQ in comedy. Kate McKinnon and Bowen Yang are representing us on SNL. Tituss Burgess and Ryan O’Connell became breakout stars as gay...

This Is What It’s Like When a Gay Couple Makes Halloween Dreams Come True

I grew up learning to associate Halloween with disappointment. Little did I know, the glittering costumes I’d dreamed of were just a few decades away. Pushing the Limits...

These Are 10 Things You Learn From Being a Gay Stripper

You’ve seen many a hot go-go boy dance, spin and entertain at your favorite night club or bar. But, have you ever wondered what it takes to be one? Have you ever thought –...

Pucker Up: This is How One Gay Man Lost Control of His Fetish

His childhood preoccupation with lip balm has only grown since grade school. Now Wade wonders whether it will land him on My Strange Addiction. My obsession with lip balm began in...

This Is What 7 Presidential Candidates Said About LGBTQ Issues

CNN’s “Equality Town Hall” featured seven Democratic Presidential Candidates offering their views on LGBTQ issues. These included subjects such a health care,...

This Is How I Became a Man Who Wears Brooches

I’ve heard them called pins, pendants, even baubles. But generally I go with the term “brooches.” There was a time when I would have thought wearing them was the epitome of...

This is What it’s Like to Be Your Own Gay Nude Model

We’ve expended a lot of real estate in this issue honoring the art of photography. These amazing records of moments frozen in time have become so ubiquitous, it’s hard to...

This Is How It Really Feels to Struggle with Your Dad’s Dementia

Wade takes his dad for a visit to the past but discovers that the same scenes that bring his father comfort can also be haunting reminders. Memory Lane Each time I visited my...

This Is What It’s Like When a Gay Man is Mistaken for a Famous Actress

After Wade gets mistaken for an unexpected celebrity, he reflects on how his evolving relationship with fashion allowed him to take it in stride. Dude Looks Like a Lady I was...

This Is What Happens When You Try to Stop Binge Watching

After realizing that binge-watching television is leaving them exhausted, Wade and Gary attempt to unplug — to mixed results. Just One More? “Just one more?” Gary asked...