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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.
Famous Gays And Out And Proud Celebrities
A top list of gay celebrities past and present.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Use Grindr
A tutorial on how to use Grindr, the mobile app for gay men.
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?
7 Reasons To Have Sex Every Day
Sex is the solution to a lot of problems. Here are 7 benefits of an active sex life.
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.
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.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays Mitchell on ABC's hit comedy Modern Family. Page 10.
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?
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.
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.
Some Advice for Gay Men Looking to Give Great...
Tips on performing fellatio and how to have oral sex.
How to Do Gay Rimming Safely
Gay rimming or analingus is popular. Learn how to do it safely.
The Top 7 Sex Toys for Gay Men
Review of the top sex toys 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Personalized Gay Dating Advice
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are the duo behind high fashion label Dolce & Gabbana. Read about the gay ex-couple Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Arguments for Adoption by Same-Sex Couples
Here are the myth-busting facts about gay and lesbian adoptions. Don't buy into the myths that gay adoption poses an unsafe environment for children.
Top 10 Questions About Gay Sex
Gay men ask love advice writer Ramon Johnson about their pressing sex questions.
Attention, Gay Men: Get the Truth about Penis...
Know the truth about the average size of man's penis.
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?
Binational Couple
Find out about binational gay couples and the struggles they face being together due to immigration laws.
Advice For a Gay and Bisexual Virgins
Advice for a gay and bisexual virgins that are ready to have sex.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jonathan Groff
Actor Jonathan Groff attends the 'Glee' event at the 27th Annual PaleyFest. Page 13.
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.
Gay Dating Advice: His Eyes May Say Whether...
Is he attracted to you? Researches say the answer to his attraction is in his eyes.
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.
Have Better Versatile Sex
Tips on how to have better versatile anal sex.
Dolce & Gabanna
Gay Life. Page 55.
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.
Alan Ball
Profile of openly-gay True Blood creator Alan Ball. Page 11.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Top Gay iPhone and iPad Apps
A review of the top gay apps for the iPhone and iPad
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Is Eric Stonestreet Gay?
Is Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family's Cameron Tucker, gay in real life?
Versatile Bottom
Are you a versatile bottom? Find out what it means to be a gay versatile bottom.
How Many Times Do Gay Couples Have Sex?
How many times do gay couples really have sex? We consulted the sex experts.
Boy George
Read the gay celebrity profile of former Culture Club singer, Boy George. Page 63.
Paul Monette
American author, poet, and activist Paul Monette wrote about gay relationships. Page 15.
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!
Ricky Martin
Recording artist Ricky Martin (born December 24, 1971 as José Enrique Martin Morales) is a native of
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.
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?
Reichen Lehmkuhl
Actor, model, reality star Reichen Lehmkuhl. Page 75.
Freddie Mercury
The biography of the late Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury. Page 96.
Chris Kanyon
Profile of openly gay wrestling star Chris Kanyon. Page 22.
Leslie Jordan
Profile of Emmy Award-winning actor Leslie Jordan. Page 20.
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.
Billy Porter
Singer Billy Porter joins 'Angles In America' cast. Page 12.
Steven Davies
English Cricketer Steven Davies comes out as the first openly gay professional cricketer. Page 6.
Richard Chamberlain
Profile of out actor Richard Chamberlain. Page 8.
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.
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.
Tyra Sanchez
21-year-old Orlando native Tyra Sanchez is the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season Two. Page 19.
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.
Kevin McDaid
Gay Life. Page 76.
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?
Poll: Top or Bottom
Poll: Are you a top or bottom? Gay Life.
Mark Feehily
Mark Feehily and Irish boy band Westlife. Page 59.
Nate Berkus
Gay Life. Page 45.
David Burtka
Broadway actor and partner of Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka. Page 47.
Gareth Thomas
Welsh rugby Player Gareth Thomas said he tried to suppress his feelings before coming out as gay. Page 31.
Harry Wieder
"You weren’t done talking to Harry until he was done talking to you," New York City Council Speaker Christine
Can You Get HIV From Oral Sex?
Can you get HIV from having oral sex without a condom?
Equestrian Edward Gal
Out Olympian Edward Gal compete for The Netherlands at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
G. Winston James
Lambda Literary Award Finalist G. Winston James. Page 23.
Adam Lambert
Out singer Adam Lambert knows about marketing and what it takes to become an openly gay superstar. Page 72.
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.
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.
Versatile
Are you a versatile gay man? Find out what it means to be versatile.
Carson Kressley
In addition to being a TV personality and author, Carson Kressley is an avid philanthropist and supporter of gay rights. Page 73.
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.
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.
Craig Lowe
Openly gay Commissioner Craig Lowe was elected mayor of Gainsville, Florida during a run-off election on April 13, 2010. Page 21.
Barney Frank
Profile of openly gay House representative Barney Frank. Page 60.
Krystian Legierski
Krystian Legierski, Poland's First Gay Elected Official. Page 9.
Niel Patrick Harris
Profile of openly gay actor/performer and TV host Neil Patrick Harris. Page 66.
Mario Montez
Mario Montez was Andy Warhol's first drag superstar, appearing in over a dozen of his films. He quickly
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.
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?
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.
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?
Clay Aiken
Read the profiles of your favorite gay celebrities, community leaders & actors. Page 35.
John Berry
Highest Ranking openly gay man in US government and the head of the Office of Personnel Management. Page 46.
Darryl Stephens
Heartthrob Darryl Stephens got his big break on the 1999 MTV teen drama series Undressed. Page 86.
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.
Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane, born Joeseph Lane February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, has warmed the hearts of
Ian McKellen
The acclaimed British stage actor has graced the silver screen as the villain in blockbuster hits Gods and Monsters, Lord of the Rings, The Da Vinci Code and X-Men. Read the gay celebrity profile of Ian McKellen. Page 78.
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.
Roy Horn
Roy Horn grew up in Nordenham, Germany where he developed his love for animals. Page 68.
Stephen Gately
After settling into British boyband fame, Stephen Gately made roots with partner Andy Cowles until his untimely death to unknown causes. Read the gay celebrity profile of Stephen Gately and get the scoop on his celebrity marriage. Page 62.
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.
Jonathan Adler
Jonathan Alder, born in 1966 in a small farm town in New Jersey, started making pottery at age 12. Page 34.
Frequently Asked Questions About The Down Low
Get behind the down low, men who discreetly have sex with other men.
Emile Griffith
Emile Griffith (born February 3, 1938) was destined to become a boxing icon until his collision with
Alexander McQueen
Alexander McQueen (born Lee Alexander McQueen on the East End of London in 1969) was an English fashion
Brian Graden
Gay Life. Page 64.
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.
Bryan Fuller
Gay Life. Page 61.
Bebe Zahara Benet
Gay celebrity profile of Bebe Zahara Benet. Page 44.
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?
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.
Darryl Moore
Berkeley City Council Member Darryl Moore has been named chair of the National Black Justice Coalition's board of directors. Page 95.

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