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Famous Gays And Out And Proud Celebrities
A top list of gay celebrities past and present.
A Guide to Gay Sex
Lean into this gay sex guide filled with tips and tools on how to have gay sex.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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?
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.
Matt Bomer
American Psychos Bret Easton Ellis says actor Matt Bomer is too gay to play Christian Grey.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays Mitchell on ABC's hit comedy Modern Family. Page 10.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some Advice for Gay Men Looking to Give Great...
Tips on performing fellatio and how to have oral sex.
Chris Colfer
Actor and singer Chris Colfer plays the soft-spoken and incisive Kurt Hummel on FOX's hit show Glee. Page 14.
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.
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?
How to Do Gay Rimming Safely
Gay rimming or analingus is popular. Learn how to do it safely.
Jonathan Groff
Actor Jonathan Groff attends the 'Glee' event at the 27th Annual PaleyFest. Page 13.
Richard Chamberlain
Profile of out actor Richard Chamberlain. Page 8.
The Top 7 Sex Toys for Gay Men
Review of the top sex toys 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?
Alan Ball
Profile of openly-gay True Blood creator Alan Ball. Page 11.
Equestrian Edward Gal
Out Olympian Edward Gal compete for The Netherlands at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Page 3.
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.
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.
Steven Davies
English Cricketer Steven Davies comes out as the first openly gay professional cricketer. Page 6.
Krystian Legierski
Krystian Legierski, Poland's First Gay Elected Official. Page 9.
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.
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.
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.
Billy Porter
Singer Billy Porter joins 'Angles In America' cast. Page 12.
Tyra Sanchez
21-year-old Orlando native Tyra Sanchez is the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season Two. Page 19.
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.
Paul Monette
American author, poet, and activist Paul Monette wrote about gay relationships. Page 15.
British Film Director Derek Jarman
Profile of British film director Derek Jarman (1942 - 1994). Page 5.
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?
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.
Leslie Jordan
Profile of Emmy Award-winning actor Leslie Jordan. Page 20.
Chris Kanyon
Profile of openly gay wrestling star Chris Kanyon. Page 22.
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.
Dolce & Gabanna
Gay Life. Page 55.
Ricky Martin
Recording artist Ricky Martin (born December 24, 1971 as José Enrique Martin Morales) is a native of
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.
Harry Wieder
"You weren’t done talking to Harry until he was done talking to you," New York City Council Speaker Christine
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.
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.
Craig Lowe
Openly gay Commissioner Craig Lowe was elected mayor of Gainsville, Florida during a run-off election on April 13, 2010. Page 21.
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.
G. Winston James
Lambda Literary Award Finalist G. Winston James. Page 23.
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.
Mark Feehily
Mark Feehily and Irish boy band Westlife. Page 59.
Clay Aiken
Read the profiles of your favorite gay celebrities, community leaders & actors. Page 35.
David Burtka
Broadway actor and partner of Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka. Page 47.
Mario Montez
Mario Montez was Andy Warhol's first drag superstar, appearing in over a dozen of his films. He quickly
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.
Jonathan Adler
Jonathan Alder, born in 1966 in a small farm town in New Jersey, started making pottery at age 12. Page 34.
Gareth Thomas
Welsh rugby Player Gareth Thomas said he tried to suppress his feelings before coming out as gay. Page 31.
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.
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
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.
Nate Berkus
Gay Life. Page 45.
Reichen Lehmkuhl
Actor, model, reality star Reichen Lehmkuhl. Page 75.
Alexis Arquette
Underwent a sex change. Gay Life. Page 40.
Freddie Mercury
The biography of the late Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury. Page 96.
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.
Eric Alva
Gay Life. Page 37.
Tarell Alvin McCraney
Tarell Alvin McCraney (born October 17, 1980) is an award-winning American playwright and the recipient
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lance Bass
Former NSYNC member Lance Bass has made a name for himself after life as a teen idol. Page 42.
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.
Binational Couple
Find out about binational gay couples and the struggles they face being together due to immigration laws.
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.
Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming started acting at a young age at the Monikie Primary School and Carnoustie High School. Page 53.
Gay Life. Page 39.
So, What Is National Coming Out Day?
What is National Coming Out Day and what does it mean to come out? Celebrate your coming out experience on October 11, National Coming Out day.
Boy George
Read the gay celebrity profile of former Culture Club singer, Boy George. Page 63.
Advice For a Gay and Bisexual Virgins
Advice for a gay and bisexual virgins that are ready to have sex.
Niel Patrick Harris
Profile of openly gay actor/performer and TV host Neil Patrick Harris. Page 66.
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.
Jason Bartlett
Read the profiles of your favorite gay celebrities, community leaders & actors. Page 41.
Charles Busch
Read the gay celebrity of actor, playwright and drag queen Charles Busch. Page 48.
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.
Sigfried Fischbacher
Read the profile of the late Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy, who discovered his passion for magic at age 9. Page 58.
Bebe Zahara Benet
Gay celebrity profile of Bebe Zahara Benet. Page 44.
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.
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?
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?
Adam Lambert
Out singer Adam Lambert knows about marketing and what it takes to become an openly gay superstar. Page 72.
Anthony Callea
Anthony Callea landed a recording contract with Sony/BMG after his appearance on the 2004 season of Australian Idol. Page 49.
Kevin McDaid
Gay Life. Page 76.
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.
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.
Brian Graden
Gay Life. Page 64.
B. D. Wong
Gay Life. Page 91.
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.
Didier Zheng
Read about Didier Zheng, the host of internet show, Tongxing Xianglian about gay life in China. Page 93.
Bryan Fuller
Gay Life. Page 61.
Jim Kolbe
Former Republican Senator Jim Kolbe came out in 1996 after his controversial vote against gay marriage. Page 71.
Barney Frank
Profile of openly gay House representative Barney Frank. Page 60.
Bill Condon
Bill Condon is the acclaimed and openly gay director of Gods and Monsters, Kinsey and Dreamgirls. Page 51.
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.
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.
Roy Horn
Roy Horn grew up in Nordenham, Germany where he developed his love for animals. Page 68.
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.
George Michael
George Michael from Wham! to wacko. Page 79.
Darryl Moore
Berkeley City Council Member Darryl Moore has been named chair of the National Black Justice Coalition's board of directors. Page 95.
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.
Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane, born Joeseph Lane February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, has warmed the hearts of
E. Lynn Harris
E. Lynn attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he was the school's first black yearbook editor, the first black male Razorbacks cheerleader, and the president of his fraternity. He graduated with honors with a degree in journalism. Page 65.
Attention, Gay Men: Get the Truth about Penis...
Know the truth about the average size of man's penis.
Carson Kressley
In addition to being a TV personality and author, Carson Kressley is an avid philanthropist and supporter of gay rights. Page 73.
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.
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.
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.
Jim McGreevey
Read about James (Jim) McGreevey's gay confession and his fallen political career. Page 77.
PNP (Party and Play)
PNP, or party and play, is a subculture of people who use drugs while having sex.
Darryl Stephens
Heartthrob Darryl Stephens got his big break on the 1999 MTV teen drama series Undressed. Page 86.
Top Gay iPhone and iPad Apps
A review of the top gay apps for the iPhone and iPad
AIDS Activist Dennis deLeon
Former New York City human rights commissioner and AIDS activist Dennis deLeon was one of the first city officials to publicly announce that he had AIDS and went on to found one of the most influential advocacy groups for Latinos with AIDS, the Latino Commission on AIDS. Page 94.
Daniel O'Donnell
Openly gay politician, Daniel J. O'Donnell, has never been one lost for words, just like his sister Rosie O'Donnell. See how Daniel O'Donnell became a household name in New York and how close he is to his lesbian sister, Rosie. Page 82.
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.
Klaus Wowereit
Gay Life. Page 92.
Sunil Babu Pant
Sunil Babu Pant, founder of The Blue Diamond Society, won one of five seats secured by the by The Communist Party of Nepal (United), becoming the countries first openly gay lawmaker. Page 83.
Harvey Milk
Harvey Milk was more than a gay man, he was a fearless San Francisco politician who believed he and every other glbt person deserved to be treated as humans. Page 80.
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.
Billy Strayhorn
Jazz musician Billy Strayhorn was urbane, witty, and diminutive. Page 87.
Rufus Wainwright
Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright, born in Rhinebeck, New York on July 22, 1973, is the son of folk singers
John Waters
Known as the Prince of Puke by critics and the brilliant creator of Hairspray by fans, John Waters continues to foster his roots in Baltimore. Read the gay celebrity profile of John Waters. Page 90.
Jackie Walker
Jackie Walker made history as a star football player at the University of Tennessee and as the first African-American captain of a SEC team, but many believe that he was kept from the hall of fame because he was openly gay. Read more about the life of Jackie Walker. Page 89.
Doug Spearman
Doug (or Douglas) Spearman, a native of Washington, D.C., has been acting since a young age. Page 85.
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.
Have Better Versatile Sex
Tips on how to have better versatile anal sex.
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.

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