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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.
Interactive Gay Celebrity Gallery
A top list of gay celebrities past and present.
Gay Sex: How to Tell Your Partner It's Your...
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.
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.
What Are 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.
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.
How Do You Know If You're Gay?
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.
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.
How to Use Grindr
A tutorial on how to use Grindr, the mobile app for gay men.
Some Advice for Gay Men Looking to Give Great...
Tips on performing fellatio and how to have oral sex.
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?
These 6 Warning Signs Don't Necessarily Mean...
Before you accuse your husband of being gay, get to the root of the problem.
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 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?
Matt Bomer
American Psychos Bret Easton Ellis says actor Matt Bomer is too gay to play Christian Grey.
Attention, Gay Men: Get the Truth about Penis...
Know the truth about the average size of man's penis.
How to Do Gay Rimming Safely
Gay rimming or analingus is popular. Learn how to do it safely.
Is Eric Stonestreet Gay?
Is Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family's Cameron Tucker, gay in real life?
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?
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.
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.
Is it Possible to Turn a Straight Guy Gay?
How do you turn a straight guy gay? Find out what powers you can use to find out if a straight guy is gay.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays Mitchell on ABC's hit comedy Modern Family. Page 10.
Top Lubricants or Lube for Gay Men
Sex expert, Francisco of the famous Pleasure Chest in New York City pics his top lubricants or lubes for gay men.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Top 7 Sex Toys for Gay Men
Review of the top sex toys for gay men.
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.
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.
How To Improve Your Sex Life
This reader's boyfriend spends a lot of time in gay chat rooms talking sex talk with other gay men. Is he cheating or does he just need more fantasy to improve his sex life?
Penis Enlargement: Do Pumps and Other...
There are many temporary and permanent ways to enlarge your penis. Procedures range from surgical techniques to do-it-yourself pumps.
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.
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.
Richard Chamberlain
Profile of out actor Richard Chamberlain. Page 8.
Jonathan Groff
Actor Jonathan Groff attends the 'Glee' event at the 27th Annual PaleyFest. Page 13.
Finding a Gay-Friendly 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.
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.
Equestrian Edward Gal
Out Olympian Edward Gal compete for The Netherlands at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Page 3.
Top 10 Questions About Gay Sex
Gay men ask love advice writer Ramon Johnson about their pressing sex questions.
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.
Steven Davies
English Cricketer Steven Davies comes out as the first openly gay professional cricketer. Page 6.
Chris Colfer
Actor and singer Chris Colfer plays the soft-spoken and incisive Kurt Hummel on FOX's hit show Glee. Page 14.
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.
Dating Boot Camp
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.
Krystian Legierski
Krystian Legierski, Poland's First Gay Elected Official. Page 9.
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.
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.
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.
Alan Ball
Profile of openly-gay True Blood creator Alan Ball. Page 11.
Reichen Lehmkuhl
Actor, model, reality star Reichen Lehmkuhl. Page 75.
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.
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.
Billy Porter
Singer Billy Porter joins 'Angles In America' cast. Page 12.
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.
Tyra Sanchez
21-year-old Orlando native Tyra Sanchez is the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season Two. Page 19.
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.
British Film Director Derek Jarman
Profile of British film director Derek Jarman (1942 - 1994). Page 5.
Ricky Martin
Recording artist Ricky Martin (born December 24, 1971 as José Enrique Martin Morales) is a native of
David Burtka
Broadway actor and partner of Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka. Page 47.
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.
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.
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.
Paul Monette
American author, poet, and activist Paul Monette wrote about gay relationships. Page 15.
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!
Nate Berkus
Gay Life. Page 45.
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.
Leslie Jordan
Profile of Emmy Award-winning actor Leslie Jordan. Page 20.
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?
Alexander McQueen
Alexander McQueen (born Lee Alexander McQueen on the East End of London in 1969) was an English fashion
Harry Wieder
"You weren’t done talking to Harry until he was done talking to you," New York City Council Speaker Christine
Chris Kanyon
Profile of openly gay wrestling star Chris Kanyon. Page 22.
Can You Get HIV From Oral Sex?
Can you get HIV from having oral sex without a condom?
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.
G. Winston James
Lambda Literary Award Finalist G. Winston James. Page 23.
Clay Aiken
Read the profiles of your favorite gay celebrities, community leaders & actors. Page 35.
Gareth Thomas
Welsh rugby Player Gareth Thomas said he tried to suppress his feelings before coming out as gay. Page 31.
Sex Frequency
How many times do you and your partner have sex in a week? Get the hard facts about sex frequency.
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.
Craig Lowe
Openly gay Commissioner Craig Lowe was elected mayor of Gainsville, Florida during a run-off election on April 13, 2010. Page 21.
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.
Versatile Top
Are you a versatile top? Find out what it means to be a gay versatile top.
Peyronie's Disease: What It Means to Have a...
Peyronie's Disease or a bent or abnormally shaped penis is common among gay and straight men, but it can be corrected naturally or by surgery. Do you have Peyronie's Disease? If so, see how you can correct it!
Dolce & Gabanna
Gay Life. Page 55.
Freddie Mercury
The biography of the late Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury. Page 96.
PNP (Party and Play)
PNP, or party and play, is a subculture of people who use drugs while having sex.
Bebe Zahara Benet
Gay celebrity profile of Bebe Zahara Benet. Page 44.
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.
Versatile Bottom
Are you a versatile bottom? Find out what it means to be a gay versatile bottom.
Emile Griffith
Emile Griffith (born February 3, 1938) was destined to become a boxing icon until his collision with
John Amaechi
John Amaechi, as the first NBA player to come out of the closet, made his mark in history and continues to support gay rights through advocacy. Page 38.
The Best Underwear For Gay Men (Briefs)
Get briefed on the best underwear for gay men.
Mario Montez
Mario Montez was Andy Warhol's first drag superstar, appearing in over a dozen of his films. He quickly
Adam Lambert
Out singer Adam Lambert knows about marketing and what it takes to become an openly gay superstar. Page 72.
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.
Niel Patrick Harris
Profile of openly gay actor/performer and TV host Neil Patrick Harris. Page 66.
Kevin McDaid
Gay Life. Page 76.
Jonathan Adler
Jonathan Alder, born in 1966 in a small farm town in New Jersey, started making pottery at age 12. Page 34.
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.
Do Penis Pumps And Other Enlargement Procedures...
Many companies promise a larger penis with products and procedures, but do they really work?
Lance Bass
Former NSYNC member Lance Bass has made a name for himself after life as a teen idol. Page 42.
Eric Alva
Gay Life. Page 37.
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.
Tarell Alvin McCraney
Tarell Alvin McCraney (born October 17, 1980) is an award-winning American playwright and the recipient
Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming started acting at a young age at the Monikie Primary School and Carnoustie High School. Page 53.
Alexis Arquette
Underwent a sex change. Gay Life. Page 40.
Didier Zheng
Read about Didier Zheng, the host of internet show, Tongxing Xianglian about gay life in China. Page 93.
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?
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.
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.
Breeding (Gay)
Gay Breeding is a slang term used to describe the process of ejaculating inside of another man during unprotected anal sex.
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.
Matthew Mitcham
Openly gay Australian diver Matthew Mitcham wins gold in the Men's 10m Platform Final diving event at the Beijing Olympics. Page 81.
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?
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.
Mark Feehily
Mark Feehily and Irish boy band Westlife. Page 59.
Mature Gay Men
Mature gay men often feel age discrimination within the gay community and fear aging alone. Find resources for and statistics on older gay men.
ANT
Gay Life. Page 39.
Top 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.
Anthony Callea
Anthony Callea landed a recording contract with Sony/BMG after his appearance on the 2004 season of Australian Idol. Page 49.
Gay Sex Advice: The Dos and Don'ts of Hooking Up
Advice on what to look out for before, during and after hooking up.
Charles Busch
Read the gay celebrity of actor, playwright and drag queen Charles Busch. Page 48.
John Berry
Highest Ranking openly gay man in US government and the head of the Office of Personnel Management. Page 46.
Wilson Cruz
Out actor Wilson Cruz started his on screen career at age 17 in the hit series My So Called Life. Page 52.
Why You Should Consider Bold Moves to Meet...
Don't wait for a man to approach you, take a chance and make a bold move to meet other gay men.
B. D. Wong
Gay Life. Page 91.
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.
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.
Christopher Rice
Author Christopher Rice may be the son of literary parents Anne Rice and Stan Rice, but his talent speaks for itself in his best-selling novels. Get the profile of Christopher Rice. Page 84.
California Assembly Speaker John Pérez
Read the profiles of California Assembly Speaker John Pérez and other notable gay celebrities, community leaders, entertainers and politicians. Page 32.
Making Your Long Distance Relationship Last
Met someone from a different country or city? Here are tips on how to start a long distance relationship and make it last.
Boy George
Read the gay celebrity profile of former Culture Club singer, Boy George. Page 63.
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!
Darryl Stephens
Heartthrob Darryl Stephens got his big break on the 1999 MTV teen drama series Undressed. Page 86.
Bill Condon
Bill Condon is the acclaimed and openly gay director of Gods and Monsters, Kinsey and Dreamgirls. Page 51.
Richard Hatch
Richard Hatch may have won Survivor, but he lost his battle with the IRS. Read about his past victories, present failures and future projects. Page 67.
Bryan Fuller
Gay Life. Page 61.
Top Gay iPhone and iPad Apps
A review of the top gay apps for the iPhone and iPad
Gym Tips for Gay Men
Tips for gay men who workout. Gay Life. Page 2.
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.
My Gay Husband
Do you suspect your husband of being gay after years of marriage? Deal with this situation by reading a step-by-step guide to confronting your gay husband on the down low.
T. R. Knight
T. R. Knight began his acting career at the age of 5 as a member of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Page 70.
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