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FIGHTING TO PRESERVE HISTORIC GLORY HOLES
LGBT activists in Atlanta are trying to prevent a gay hangout/sex shop from being shut down. The adult shop Tokyo Valentino opened in 1995 in the Lenox Park neighborhood and is considered a "gay megaplex" and has the largest selection of adult products, video booths, DVD's, open/private playrooms and smoke shop. Read More...
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CAN GRINDR RESTORE IT'S IMAGE WITH REGARDS TO STI'S
Grindr is trying to handle the negative publicity over sharing users' HIV data. The popular hookup app has announced plans to remind users to get tested for HIV and has offered free advertising to clinics and LGBT centers that provide free testing. Read More...
GRINDR IS SHARING YOUR HIV STATUS WITH OUTSIDE COMPANIES
Grindr has been sharing 3.6 million daily active users' HIV statues along with other highly sensitive information with at least two outside companies. According to reports they have been sending this information to Applimize and Localytics Read More...
R.I.P. Craigslist Personals
Those who have used Craigslist to meet romantic, platonic, or sexual partners will soon have to find another outlet. Founded in 1995 the site has had online classified ads, however, this will be it's last week - and that includes the "casual encounters" listings and sex ads - "m4m, etc. Read More...
"THE MAN CLEARLY WAS GAY", ACCORDING TO AARON HERNANDEZ'S ATTORNEY
Hernandez reportedly opened up to his defense attorney George Leontire and ex-girlfriend Alyssa Anderson about this sexuality in 2013, while in prison. Read More...
'NO ASIANS', DISCRIMINATION BASED ON ONES ETHNICITY
A 25-year old gay man who lives in New York, he keeps a folder filled with various dating apps on his phone—including Grindr, Scruff, and Tinder. Since moving to Hell’s Kitchen two months ago, he says he can “count on one hand” the number of messages he’s gotten from men in the popular Manhattan gayborhood. Read More...
MALE RAPE VICTIMS SHARE THEIR STORIES; "PROJECT UNBREAKABLE" GIVES THEM A VOICE
If you believe that men can't be raped, well let me say that that your life has been a lie. In our culture every gender is assigned a certain stereotype, Read More...
NBA's Reggie bullock STANDS FOR LGBTQ EQUALITY
Reggie Bullock who plays for the Detroit Piston's us using his fame as a major NBA player to bring awareness to LGBTQ equality in memory of his sister. Read More...
ABC REPORTER COMES OUT AS HIV POSITIVE
Karl Schmid an entertainment reporter for ABC's affiliate station in Los Angeles over the weekend came out as HIV-positive in a Facebook post that has gone viral. Read More...
MATH TEACHER IS A "HOT BEAR" PORN STAR
Well, it appears that another math teacher has a gay adult film past, and trust me he should be celebrated. It appears that students at Peacehaven Community School (located in East Sussex) discovered that their math teacher has a past that they were not prepared for. Read More....
CYNTHIA NIXON ANNOUNCES RUN FOR GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK VIA TWITTER
Cynthia Nixon has thrown her hat in the run for governor of New York via a campaign video posted on Twitter today. “New York is where I was raised and where I’m raising my kids,” she says in the video, focusing on schooling and wealth inequity. “I was given chances I just don’t see for most of New York’s kids today. Our leadership is letting us down. We are now the most unequal state in the entire country, with both incredible wealth and extreme poverty.” Nixon stated. Read More...
MALE POLE DANCER STEALS SHOW ON 'ISRAEL'S GOT TALENT'
Israel pole dancer not only wowed the crowd and judges, but he managed to do this wearing nothing but high stiletto heels and black tights. Set to the music of the Goo Goo Dolls, 'Iris'; showing off his amazing pole dancing skills, insane flexibility and, muscle strength. The most impressive is right at 1:45 into the performance with a split on the pole. Read More...
ANTHONY BOWENS WAS FEARFUL TO COME OUT BECAUSE OF SHOWERING WITH OTHER MEN
In PEOPLE's new episode of Coming out Stories, Anthony Bowens a professional wrestler opens up more about his his coming out experience. Read More...