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How Many Gay People Are There in the United...
How many gays are there in the United States? The number of gay, lesbian, and bisexual people in the United States can be estimated, but see why the total number can never fully be counted.
A Guide to Gay Sex
Lean into this gay sex guide filled with tips and tools on how to have gay sex.
Famous Gays And Out And Proud Celebrities
A top list of gay celebrities past and present.
The Best Dating Sites for Gay Men
There's an online gay dating site and chat room for the gay man interested in long term relationships or causal meet ups. This guide gives the pros and cons of the best dating sites online.
Gay Sex: Is This Your First Time?
This reader just started dating and have never had sex with a man or woman. This virgin wants tips on how to have gay sex for the first time.
Are You Gay? Here's How To Tell
Are you gay or is it just a fantasy? The answer isn't simple, but it can help you sift through confusion about your sexuality.
How to Use Grindr
A tutorial on how to use Grindr, the mobile app for gay men.
6 Signs Your Husband Is Not Gay
Before you accuse your husband of being gay, get to the root of your suspicion with these six signs he's not gay.
Why The Total Number Of Gay People In The World...
How many gays are there in the United States? There are several reasons why the number of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people can only be estimated.
Gay Sex: Are You a Top, Bottom, or Versatile?
Are you a gay top, bottom or versatile? Chances are you've been asked one time or another. Find out what these gay sex positions mean.
Pros and Cons of Poppers During Gay Sex
Poppers are used as a muscle relaxer and stimulant during sex. But, do poppers really make gay sex better?
A Gay Man's Guide to Kissing Someone for the...
So you’ve been chatting up a guy you like and now you want to take matters to the next level and engineer that first kiss. But how do you overcome the natural uncertainty and resistance?
Gay Sex: What's the Deal with Frottage?
Don't like anal sex? Despite the common myth, not all gay men enjoy anal sex. Many prefer oral or frottage sex. Learn more about frottage between gay men.
Top 10 Questions About Gay Sex
Gay men ask love advice writer Ramon Johnson about their pressing sex questions.
The Best Underwear For Gay Men (Briefs)
Get briefed on the best underwear for gay men.
What Is Intercrural or Non-Penetrative Sex?
Don't like anal sex? Despite the common myth, not all gay men enjoy anal sex. Many prefer oral or intercrural sex. Learn more about intercrural between gay men.
The Rainbow (Gay Pride) Flag
The rainbow or gay pride flag was created 30 years ago by Gilbert Baker as a symbol of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender pride.
Is Bareback Gay Sex Worth the Risk?
Is bareback sex right for you? For any man gay or straight, it's hard to make the decision in the heat of the moment.
10 Tips To Better Gay Online Dating
With the hundreds of gay dating profiles out there online, how do you make yours stand out from the online crowd? Think like a business and market your online presence to get the date you want.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays Mitchell on ABC's hit comedy Modern Family. Page 10.
A Gay Man's Guide to Flirting
Flirting is more of an art than a science, and it's definitely been upgraded from the traditional gay cruise. Anonymous nods aren't enough these days. Guys want the effort along with the interest. Here's how to flirt and get a guy's attention.
Some Advice for Gay Men Looking to Give Great...
Tips on performing fellatio and how to have oral sex.
What to Do When You Have Trouble Befriending...
Having a hard time meeting gay friends? Here are a few tips that can help you meet more gay friends.
The Top 7 Sex Toys for Gay Men
Review of the top sex toys for gay men.
What Government Benefits Do Married Gay Couples...
Since same-sex marriage is not legally recognized in America, gay couples cannot take advantage of the 1,049 benefits awarded to heterosexual couples when they marry.
How To Rim Safely (And Enjoy Yourself)
Gay rimming, or analingus, is popular but there are a few precautions you should take before the fun begins.. Learn how to do it safely.
Does Wearing This Accessory Mean You're Gay?
Is a ring on the right hand a sign that a man is gay? What are the signs of a gay man?
Gay Sex: What to Do When Your Boyfriend Won't...
This gay man is sexually a bottom in the relationship, but his boyfriend refuses to even try bottoming or let him experience new things. Should he break up with him or just be quiet and bottom?
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Gay...
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8 Best Condom Brands for Gay Men
Gay Life guest writers Nathan Seven Scott and Jared Shuler review the best condom brands for gay men.
What to Do if You Think Your Boyfriend Is Gay
You think your boyfriend is gay, but how do you confront him? Read this and other advice about gay boyfriends.
Why Am I Gay?
If only we could explain the things we feel inside. There are many different reasons why we are the way we are, but can sexual orientation be explained? Is there a reason why we're gay?
12 Chart-Topping Male Singers Who Have Come Out...
These chart toppers set aside their musical talents for a moment to take center stage for another reason: to come out of the closet.
Tips for Gay High School and College Students
Are you gay and just came out or plan on coming out in college? Here are tips on how to telling your roommate you're gay, finding new gay friends, campus safety, dating and other things you may encounter as a gay high school or college student.
How Gay Are You According to the Kinsey Scale...
The Kinsey Scale of human sexuality tells us that a person may not be completely gay or straight based on a 7-continuum scale.
11 Things You Can Do To Pick Up More Gay Men
Don't know how to flirt? Start picking up more gay men with these tips.
Is it Possible to Turn a Straight Guy Gay?
Is it possible to turn someone that might be straight into a gay man? Many gay men try to use their powers of queer persuasion to create the ideal love fantasy. They become preoccupied with the quest of turning the seemingly impossible into the utterly tragic.
What Do Gay Men Mean by "No 420?"
Many gay men that say no to party and play also say no to 420. What does 420 stand for?
Advice for Gays: What to Do When Your Man Is on...
Do you suspect your man is on the down low? Read this quick guide for women in relationships with men on the down low.
Gay Men: Get Help And Advice Right Now!
Help right now for men questioning their sexuality, just coming out, or for gay men who are already out.
Matt Bomer
American Psychos Bret Easton Ellis says actor Matt Bomer is too gay to play Christian Grey.
How to Ask Out a Guy When You Don't Know If...
Find out how to ask a guy out when you don't know if he is gay or not.
A Brief History of Gay Pride Parades
After the Stonewall riots, many gay. lesbian, bisexual and transgender people were mobilized to contribute to the cause. Gay rights had entered the national spotlight. LGBT people began organizing, protesting and voicing their concerns. These protests turned into the first gay pride march. Page 4.
When I Learned My Son Was Gay
This mom didn't mean to out her gay son, but the hickey on his neck and a new close (and older) friend forced her to broach the topic of his sexuality and ultimately his safety.
Personalized Gay Dating Advice
When it comes to the game of love, you don't need to go through your troubles alone. Ask questions and get personal gay dating advice.
Chris Colfer
Actor and singer Chris Colfer plays the soft-spoken and incisive Kurt Hummel on FOX's hit show Glee. Page 14.
How Many Same-Sex Couples Are In The U.S.?
The number of same-sex couples in the United States increased by more than 20% between 2000 and 2005. The Williams Institute theorizes that this increased in the number of gay and lesbian couples may have to do with their increased willingness to disclose their sexuality.
A Guide to Coming Out of the Closet
A guide to coming out of the closet and telling your family and friends that you're gay.
3 Myths About Bisexual Men and Women
There are many myths associated with bi men and bisexuality in general. Read the top myths about bi men.
PNP (Party and Play)
PNP, or party and play, is a subculture of people who use drugs while having sex.
Have Better Versatile Sex
Tips on how to have better versatile anal sex.
Attention, Gay Men: Get the Truth about Penis...
Know the truth about the average size of man's penis.
Gay Porn
Is gay porn worth the risk? Gay Life.
Top Gay iPhone and iPad Apps
A review of the top gay apps for the iPhone and iPad
Binational Couple
Find out about binational gay couples and the struggles they face being together due to immigration laws.
10 Great Alternative Date Ideas for Gay Men
Tired of the same old coffee shop, movies and dinner date routine? Try these alternative romantic or first gay date ideas.
Alan Ball
Profile of openly-gay True Blood creator Alan Ball. Page 11.
Call Mika Whatever You Want
Singer Mika came out as gay, joining only a half dozen popular singers that have come out of the closet. Page 2.
How Gay-Frienly Is Your Doctor?
Being gay isn't a medical condition or a problem and your doctor shouldn't treat it as such. Your care should be tailored toward your specific needs and should be taken just as seriously as the care of your doctor's straight patients. Here's how to find a gay-friendly doctor.
10 Ways You Can Join the Fight for Gay Rights
Become an activist for gay rights by speaking out against bullying, registering to vote, signing a petition for same-sex marriage, and much more.
Advice For a Gay and Bisexual Virgins
Advice for a gay and bisexual virgins that are ready to have sex.
Is Being Gay and Catholic a Sin?
If you love God and God loves you, how can being gay be a sin? Here's my answer to this gay man with questions about his Catholic faith.
Jonathan Groff
Actor Jonathan Groff attends the 'Glee' event at the 27th Annual PaleyFest. Page 13.
Take Your Time While Building Gay Relationships
Gay relationship advice. Learn how to take your time when you meet a guy that you really like.
Make Your Gay Wedding Vows Your Own
There are a ton of things to consider before getting married, including writing the perfect gay wedding vows.
Steven Davies
English Cricketer Steven Davies comes out as the first openly gay professional cricketer. Page 6.
Poll: Top or Bottom
Poll: Are you a top or bottom? Gay Life.
Top 5 Questions From Gay Husbands
These men are gay, but married to women. They asked for help and we've answered with the top 5 questions from gay husbands.
How Do I Know If I'm Gay?
There are no scientific tests or stereotypes (such as the types of clothes you wear or how masculine or feminine you are) that can determine your sexuality. But, there are questions you can ask yourself to help you determine if you are gay.
Richard Chamberlain
Profile of out actor Richard Chamberlain. Page 8.
Billy Porter
Singer Billy Porter joins 'Angles In America' cast. Page 12.
4 Great Places to Find Gay Men
Is there one good way to find gay men that are interested in romance? There are many good places to finding gay men to date. Read the top five!
Is Being Gay A Choice?
Although many researchers continue to debate why some men are gay, most psychologists believe that being gay is not a choice--specifically since sexual orientation develops in early adolescence without any previous sexual experience.
Been Exposed to HIV in the Last 72 Hours?...
They call it the HIV morning after pill, for those situations where you've been exposed to HIV through a known positive partner, by blood or other at-risk exposure. If you have been exposed to HIV in the last 72 hours, you may be able to take an HIV prevention regimen called Post Exposure Prophylaxis or PEP.
Ricky Martin
Recording artist Ricky Martin (born December 24, 1971 as José Enrique Martin Morales) is a native of
Guillermo Diaz
Openly gay actor Guillermo Diaz got his start as Spike in the 1994 film Fresh, then went on to star in the cult-classic Party Girl as Parker Posey's roommate. Guillermo Diaz's recent credits include ER, The Sopranos, Law & Order and the popular Weeds. Learn more about Diaz and his success as an out actor. Page 54.
Paul Monette
American author, poet, and activist Paul Monette wrote about gay relationships. Page 15.
Equestrian Edward Gal
Out Olympian Edward Gal compete for The Netherlands at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Page 3.
Same-Sex Attraction in 5 Minutes
Your same-sex attraction isn't something to be cured or corrected. Your feelings are valid and there are many individuals with feelings for the same sex that live happy and affirmative lives.
Clubfly.com: Gay and Lesbian Bar Finder
Find a gay or lesbian bar or club in a town near you with an online gay club finder. But how does Clubfly.com fare among other leading gay and lesbian bar finders?
Tyra Sanchez
21-year-old Orlando native Tyra Sanchez is the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season Two. Page 19.
Russell T Davies
Russell T Davies wrote the pilot to the infamous Queer As Folk to escape the lifestyle he led in Manchester's gay scene. Now, the man behind successful BBC series Doctor Who is looking to launch another gay-theme drama. Page 4.
Versatile Bottom
Are you a versatile bottom? Find out what it means to be a gay versatile bottom.
Before You Become a Gay Male Dancer
There are ways to become a gay male dancer, yet avoid the underbelly of the industry. Set a few things straight before becoming a gay male dancer.
How Many Times Do Gay Couples Have Sex?
How many times do gay couples really have sex? We consulted the sex experts.
Versatile Top
Are you a versatile top? Find out what it means to be a gay versatile top.
Krystian Legierski
Krystian Legierski, Poland's First Gay Elected Official. Page 9.
Before You Date Again: A Bootcamp To Get You...
Take back your dating life with this daily dating boot camp filled with the tips and tools you need to get a date, seal the deal and make the relationship last.
Freddie Mercury
The biography of the late Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury. Page 96.
Dolce & Gabanna
Gay Life. Page 55.
Chris Kanyon
Profile of openly gay wrestling star Chris Kanyon. Page 22.
G. Winston James
Lambda Literary Award Finalist G. Winston James. Page 23.
The Six Reasons You're Still Single
Wondering why you're still single? The answer could be in the mirror. Here's what you need to know and how you can correct it.
Do All Transgender People Have Sex Change (or...
Transgender people are often misunderstood. Do all transgender people have sex change (or sex reassignment) surgery?
Tip #1: A Man Won't Cure The Loneliness
Even if you are consumed by loneliness, finding a boyfriend or a date won't automatically complete you.
Sean Hayes
Sean Hayes, best known for his role as Jake in Will & Grace, revealed he was gay in an interview for The Advocate. Page 26.
Reichen Lehmkuhl
Actor, model, reality star Reichen Lehmkuhl. Page 75.
Darieck Scott
Openly gay professor Darieck Scott is the author of several books, including Hex (2007) and Traitor to the Race (1995). Darieck Scott will be the guest of honor at the second annual OutlantaCon conference. Page 18.
Leslie Jordan
Profile of Emmy Award-winning actor Leslie Jordan. Page 20.
Chad Allen
Coming out in 2001 for Chad Allen didn't effect his career at all. Instead, Allen's gone on to leading roles on stage and on the big screen. Page 36.
FDA: Your Gay Blood Isn't Wanted Here
The US Food and Drug Administration is considering lifting the policy set in 1985 banning gay men from giving blood donations.
British Film Director Derek Jarman
Profile of British film director Derek Jarman (1942 - 1994). Page 5.
Versatile
Are you a versatile gay man? Find out what it means to be versatile.
Bill T. Jones
Choreographer Bill T. Jones has created more than 100 works for his Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company formed in 1982. Mr. Jones is the co-creator, director and choreographer of the musical Fela, which was nominated for 11 2010 Tony Awards. Page 16.
Gay Dating Advice: His Eyes May Say Whether...
Is he attracted to you? Researches say the answer to his attraction is in his eyes.
Harry Wieder
"You weren’t done talking to Harry until he was done talking to you," New York City Council Speaker Christine
Being Gay and Lonely
Many gay men are overcome with loneliness when they first come out. Find out how to stop feeling lonely and start living.
Breeding (Gay)
Gay Breeding is a slang term used to describe the process of ejaculating inside of another man during unprotected anal sex.
Best Gay Dating Site
After three weeks of 2012 Readers' Choice Awards nominations, finalists for Best Gay Dating Site have been chosen.
Alexander McQueen
Alexander McQueen (born Lee Alexander McQueen on the East End of London in 1969) was an English fashion
Can Straight People Wear Rainbow Colors?
Some gay people wear pride colors to make a statement, but can a straight person wear them to show their support?
Bars (Gay)
You may know where all of the gay and lesbian bars are in your local area, but finding a gay bar in another city is a daunting task, especially if you're not familiar with the area. So, put your smart phone to work and let it help you find the best gay bars in town.
Emile Griffith
Emile Griffith (born February 3, 1938) was destined to become a boxing icon until his collision with
Dr. Raynard S. Kington
Raynard S. Kington, current Deputy Director of the National Institutes of Health becomes the 13th president of Grinnell College. Page 27.
Craig Lowe
Openly gay Commissioner Craig Lowe was elected mayor of Gainsville, Florida during a run-off election on April 13, 2010. Page 21.
Gareth Thomas
Welsh rugby Player Gareth Thomas said he tried to suppress his feelings before coming out as gay. Page 31.
The Friends I Knew On Meth
Crystal meth or tina is one of the fastest growing drugs used by gay men. Continued use of crystal meth can cause serious health problems and alienate users from those they love.
Billy Bean
Openly gay former baseball player, Billy Bean, played in the major leagues for many years before coming out of the closet. Page 43.
How To Have An Orgasm Without An Erection
Did you know you can get just as much pleasure from a soft penis as you can from an erect one? Find out how to have an orgasm without an erection!
LGBT-Friendly Faiths: Find a Religion That Will...
Find a gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans-friendly church that meets your spiritual needs.
Eric Alva
Gay Life. Page 37.
Meet Other Gay Men
Tired of holding up the wall? Make a bold move and go from lusting lurker to dating machine with these tips on how to meet gay men.
Mario Montez
Mario Montez was Andy Warhol's first drag superstar, appearing in over a dozen of his films. He quickly
Christian Chavez
Openly gay Mexican pop star and actor rose to fame playing the character of Giovanni in TV soap Rebelde (or Rebel in English). Page 50.
Get the Truth about Penis Enlargement
Many men desire a bigger penis, which is why penis enlargement is such a big business. Read these facts before you try and make your penis bigger.
Gay Sex Advice: The Dos and Don'ts of Hooking Up
Advice on what to look out for before, during and after hooking up.
What's Your Sign? Does Astrology Affect Your...
Does being gay really change the way you should read your horoscope? Are there certain sun signs that are more compatible than others?
Why You Should Consider Bold Moves To Meet...
Why wait for a guy to approach you, take a chance and make a bold move to meet other gay men.
Tips for Planning Gay and Lesbian Commitment...
A complete guide to planning a gay marriage, civil union, domestic partnership or gay commitment ceremony, including a stage-by-stage planning timeline.
Kevin McDaid
Gay Life. Page 76.
Can You Get HIV From Oral Sex?
Can you get HIV from having oral sex without a condom?
Meeting Other Gay Men: Why You Should Go Out...
Going out with your friends and having little luck finding a date? Maybe you should be going out alone.
Justin Fashanu
Openly gay UK football player Justin Fashanu was the UK's first professional footballer to come out and the country's only prominent footballer to play as an openly gay man since. Page 57.
Nate Berkus
Gay Life. Page 45.
Undies Out In Restrooms: The New Trend
Guys posting pictures of themselves online is nothing new. Collecting selfies of dudes showing off their package in public restrooms is the new trend on instagram.
My Lover's Wife Is OK With Our Affair
A gay husband is complicated enough in a mixed marriage; but, what happens when the wife is ok with you as his boyfriend?
Gay Water Sports and Golden Shower
Many men derive sexual pleasure from water sports or golden showers. See why water sports and golden showers are popular.
Mark Feehily
Mark Feehily and Irish boy band Westlife. Page 59.
Boy George
Read the gay celebrity profile of former Culture Club singer, Boy George. Page 63.
Maurice Jamal
Filmmaker Maurice Jamal has always had a love for film. The acclaimed director brought us The Ski Trip, Dirty Laundry and the screen version of B-Boy Blues. Get to know openly gay director Maurice Jamal. Page 69.
Amanda Simpson
President Obama appointed transgender woman Amanda Simpson as Senior Technical Adviser to the Department of Commerce. Amanda Simpson is believed to be the first transgender presidential appointee. Page 30.
David Burtka
Broadway actor and partner of Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka. Page 47.
Coming Out (While Gay And Married)
Coming out is difficult, particularly when you're in a heterosexual marriage. Learn how to develop new life goals and cope with your new lifestyle and a potentially hurtful situation. Read about coming out while married.
Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane, born Joeseph Lane February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, has warmed the hearts of
B. D. Wong
Gay Life. Page 91.
Clay Aiken
Read the profiles of your favorite gay celebrities, community leaders & actors. Page 35.
Didier Zheng
Read about Didier Zheng, the host of internet show, Tongxing Xianglian about gay life in China. Page 93.

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