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A Guide to Gay Sex
Lean into this gay sex guide filled with tips and tools on how to have gay sex.
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: 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.
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.
Famous Gays And Out And Proud Celebrities
A top list of gay celebrities past and present.
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.
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?
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.
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.
How to Use Grindr
A tutorial on how to use Grindr, the mobile app for gay men.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
The Top 7 Sex Toys for Gay Men
Review of the top sex toys for gay men.
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.
Some Advice for Gay Men Looking to Give Great...
Do you think you know everything you need to know about how to deliver an impressive fellatio? Deep throating at its best, while controlling the gag reflex, it’s a technique difficult to master. You’ve probably seen other guys do it without blinking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Truth about Penis Size
Does penis size matter to gay men? You'll get as many different answers as the number of men you ask. Some consider it the most important thing, others not so much. Do you measure up? Are you embaraced/proud of yours? Know the truth about penis size
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.
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?
The Bottom Diet
Here is a tricky question for most gay men who enjoy anal sex: how to have a clean bottom to avoid unpleasant surprises? Some gay men chose to clean their bottoms with some sophisticated sex toys, but all that work can be avoided with a simple, yet sophisticated task: a diet.
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.
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?
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays Mitchell on ABC's hit comedy Modern Family. Page 10.
Making Fashion, One Penis At A Time
It has been a long time since the fashion world ceased to be exclusive to women. The female body, which was the representation of beauty and sensuality, has been losing ground to the male body. Defined 6-packs and V-shaped chests are as sexy as female hips and breasts. The penis is now more than ever an object of worship, art and fashion - and no longer the taboo it used to be.
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?
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.
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.
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.
3 Ways To Practice More Patience
This world isn't built for patience. These 3 tips can you help you overcome impatience and stress to create a happier life.
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.
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.
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.
Advice For a Gay and Bisexual Virgins
Advice for a gay and bisexual virgins that are ready to have sex.
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.
What You Didn't Know About Crystal 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.
The Best Underwear For Gay Men (Briefs)
Get briefed on the best underwear for gay men.
Top 10 Questions About Gay Sex
Gay men ask love advice writer Ramon Johnson about their pressing sex questions.
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.
Versatile Top
Are you a versatile top? Find out what it means to be a gay versatile top.
PNP (Party and Play)
PNP, or party and play, is a subculture of people who use drugs while having sex.
Do All Transgender People Have Sex Change (or...
Transgender people are often misunderstood. Do all transgender people have sex change (or sex reassignment) surgery?
Chris Colfer
Actor and singer Chris Colfer plays the soft-spoken and incisive Kurt Hummel on FOX's hit show Glee. Page 14.
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.
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?
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.
Poll: Top or Bottom
Poll: Are you a top or bottom? Gay Life.
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.
Gilber Baker, Creator of the Gay Pride Flag,...
Thirty years ago Gilbert Baker created what we recognize today as the gay pride or rainbow flag, but he says it's not finished yet.
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.
Top Gay iPhone and iPad Apps
A review of the top gay apps for the iPhone and iPad
Matt Bomer
American Psychos Bret Easton Ellis says actor Matt Bomer is too gay to play Christian Grey.
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.
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.
Do We Need Sexual Labels?
When I was a child I remember not having a lot on my mind regarding what was right or wrong. Eventually you form your own thoughts as you grow up but most of those thoughts are driven mostly not by the way you see the world by the way the world is shown to you. That is why growing up as gay was difficult.
Can You Get HIV From Oral Sex?
Can you get HIV from having oral sex without a condom?
How Many Times Do Gay Couples Have Sex?
How many times do gay couples really have sex? We consulted the sex experts.
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!
Gay Porn
Is gay porn worth the risk? Gay Life.
Versatile Bottom
Are you a versatile bottom? Find out what it means to be a gay versatile bottom.
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.
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.
Sex Poll for Gay and Bisexual Men
Take this fun sex poll for gay and bisexual men. See how your sex habits compare to other gay and bi men.
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.
Gay Dating Advice: His Eyes May Say Whether...
Is he attracted to you? Researches say the answer to his attraction is in his eyes.
Buggery
Have you ever wondered when buggery or sodomy laws began? If so, check out the definition of buggery in the gay glossary.
Gay Sex Advice: The Dos and Don'ts of Hooking Up
Advice on what to look out for before, during and after hooking up.
Versatile
Are you a versatile gay man? Find out what it means to be versatile.
6 Steps To Improve Your Sex Life
After five years in a relationship, for example, sex is something that constantly needs fresh ideas. Your partner may seem totally committed to you in every other way besides sex. How can you improve your sex life then? These easy steps can help you reclaim your sex drive.
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.
Do You Call A Transgender Person He or She?
What's the correct pronoun to use for a transgender person, he or she? There is an offical standard for transgender pronoun usage.
Gay Men and Body Hair
Grooming your body hair doesn't make you gay, it makes you a man that cares about his appearance and body. Remove body hair to the degree that makes you comfortable with the body hair removal method best suited to your budget and hair type. Here's how.
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.
If I Fantasize About a Guy Does That Mean I'm...
A fantasy about another guy may mean you're curious, but doesn't necessarily mean you're gay.
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.
5 Signs That Your Boyfriend Is Cheating
Cheating Boyfriend - Do you suspect your boyfriend's been cheating? These 5 signs are sure ways of knowing if your boyfriend has been unfaithful.
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.
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.
Tips on How to Get a Guy's Phone Number
Learn how to overcome your insecurities and get the phone number of a guy you are attracted to.
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.
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?
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.
Reichen Lehmkuhl
Actor, model, reality star Reichen Lehmkuhl. Page 75.
Tip #2: Use Your Dating Time Wisely
Today, more things than ever demand our attention. There's less and less time to date. Date efficiently and make the most of the time you have to date. Page 2.
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.
Should You Worry About Kissing and HIV?
Can you get HIV from kissing? You can catch HIV in many ways, but kissing is not one of them. Neither are these other common myths.
Binational Couple
Find out about binational gay couples and the struggles they face being together due to immigration laws.
How To Meet Someone When You're HIV Positive
HIV positive and looking for a relationship? Find other HIV positive poz-friendly people to date.
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.
Breeding (Gay)
Gay Breeding is a slang term used to describe the process of ejaculating inside of another man during unprotected anal sex.
Is Eric Stonestreet Gay?
Is Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family's Cameron Tucker, gay in real life?
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.
Gay Dating Bootcamp: Are You Ready To Get Fit?
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.
Gay Love Advice: How to Get Over a Bad Breakup
The hurt of a bad break up won't instantly fade away, but there are a few things you can do to minimize the damage and get over him quicker.
Does Experimenting Make You Gay?
You and your buddy may experiment sexually, but that doesn't mean he's gay. See why gay sex just isn't that simple.
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.
Alan Ball
Profile of openly-gay True Blood creator Alan Ball. Page 11.
Frequently Asked Questions About The Down Low
Get behind the down low, men who discreetly have sex with other men.
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.
Loner, Shy Guy? Here's What You Can Do About It
Reservation for one? In many social settings, the quiet shy guy aka. the loner, is considered the loser of the crowd. But not all introverts stick to themselves because they have no choice or are afraid of a body shot. Some gay men are more comfortable in a party of one or a few.
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 To Talk To Your Gay Son About Sex
Do you have a hunch that your gay son is looking for sex? Here's how to bring up the conversation to discuss what matters before your son gets intimate.
Help Me With My Closeted Boyfriend
This gay man just began a new relationship with a guy that's not completely out of the closet yet. Should he pursue the relationship or wait until his man comes out of the closet?
How To Date Younger Men
Flirting with, then asking a younger guy out on a date is no different than courting someone your own age. Our flirting mojo never dies. All you need to do is modify it a bit to get the attention of a younger man.
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.
Best Gay App
After three weeks of 2012 Readers' Choice Awards nominations, finalists for Best Gay App have been chosen.
Does Your Buddy Just Want Sex?
When you're in the gay dating scene and begin to develop feelings for someone you've been having sex with, how do you know if he just wants to have sex or if he wants to date?
What You Thought You Knew About Gay Men
All gay men will die of AIDS? Gay men love have anal sex? It's just a phase, right? Here's what you thought you knew about gay men, but were all wrong about.
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.
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!
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're Attracted To Guys You Can't Have
He says he's only attracted to straight boys and other things he cannot have. Is he chasing the thrill or avoiding the reality?
Have Better Versatile Sex
Have you ever found yourself in a situation of sexual incompatibility? If you feel more comfortable being a bottom and so does your boyfriend, it is obvious that you have a sexual compatibility issue, but this is an opportunity for you to tune your vers skills.Take some tips on how to have better versatile anal sex.
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.
6 Truly Unforgettable Gay Coming-of-Age Movies
Watching gay coming out (or coming of age) movies is a bitter sweet adventure. Coming of age movies can bring up emotions that gay men cherish or ones we'd like to suppress. Which is your favorite gay coming of age movie?
Dating Someone In The Closet
He's in love with his roommate and best friend, but he doesn't love the fact that his roommate is in the closet. Should he wait for him to come out or should he leave him in the closet?
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.
Freddie Mercury
The biography of the late Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury. Page 96.
Jonathan Groff
Actor Jonathan Groff attends the 'Glee' event at the 27th Annual PaleyFest. Page 13.
Gym Tips for Gay Men
Tips for gay men who workout. Gay Life. Page 2.
How To Be Safe Dating Online
Think safety when dating online.
Viagra And Gay Sex
Viagra has become the party drug of choice for gay men, but can it increase the risk of contracting HIV? See what the San Francisco Department of Health thinks.
Six Steps to Lasting Longer in Bed
Everything in your sex life great, except for your premature ejaculation? Here are six steps to lasting longer in bed.
Tip #6: Discovering Your Sexual Compatibility
It’s much more fun discovering your sexual compatibility rather than making a determination based on three labels. Why let a position preference cool off what could be a blazing bedroom adventure? Page 6.
Gay Fashion on a Budget
Gay men love fashion and style, but not all of us have the money to pull it off. Find out how have great gay fashion and clothes on a budget.
Tip #4: The 3rd Law of Attraction
Newton’s Third Law of Motion dictates that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Some schools of thought hold the same notion in relation to our attractions. We get, they say, exactly what we put out there. In other words, the type of energy or vibe we project is exactly what we get in return. Page 4.
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.
What Should You Expect After Coming Out?
Coming out can be a real reality check. It's like growing a new set of eyes. The way you see yourself and others changes, often times quite drastically. So, what can you expect after coming out?
Dolce & Gabanna
Gay Life. Page 55.
Safe Gay Sex Quiz
Hopefully we all practice safe gay sex, but do you know how to properly use a condom or which lubricants may actually decrease their effectiveness? Take the safe gay sex quiz and test your knowledge!
Richard Chamberlain
Profile of out actor Richard Chamberlain. Page 8.
Tip #3: Find New Love By Closing Old Wounds
Is your broken heart and bitter wounds keeping you from finding a man? If you're focused on the past, how on Earth are you going to see a brighter future? Page 3.
Paul Monette
American author, poet, and activist Paul Monette wrote about gay relationships. Page 15.
The 5 Craziest Things You Can Do To Get A Gay Man
Our crushes can be so deep we'll scale walls to get a guy. But how high is too high when it comes to snagging the man you like? These are the craziest things you can do to get a guy.
Reasons Why He Won't Use A Condom (And What You...
Sure there are reasons not to wear a condom and a guy may use a ton of excuses why he can't or shouldn't practice safer gay sex, but should you believe the hype? These are the top reasons why some guys don't use condoms and what you can do about it.
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.
How to Succeed in the Gay Dating Scene
Succeed in the gay dating scene with these gay dating tips.
Is Sexual Orientation Determined by Nature or...
The debate of nature versus nurture explores whether people are born gay or made gay. Get inside the nature versus. nurture debate! Page 2.
Krystian Legierski
Krystian Legierski, Poland's First Gay Elected Official. Page 9.
How To Come Out At Work And Keep Your Job
Should you come out at work? As workplaces easily flow into our personal spaces, coming out is becoming increasingly more of an issue for gay men.
Overcoming Sexual Performance Anxiety
When he bottoms with his boyfriend, the sex is great; but as soon as he tries to top he gets performance anxiety and loses his erection.
Does Sex With Another Man Make You Gay?
Does having sex with another man make you gay?
Tip #8: Freeing Your Self-Esteem
Improving your self-esteem isn't just a matter of wanting something better for yourself. You have to believe you deserve more than you already have. Page 8.

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