Tag Archives: gay culture

Why Being Gay Isn’t an Addiction

Opponents of equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people will often use the comparison of “the gay lifestyle” as an addiction; something like being an alcoholic or a drug addict. Those who are LGBT know that is not true. … Continue reading

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Gay Places and Spaces Have Less Pitfalls than Gay Apps

Every now an again their is a worry in the community that gay bars are going to be extinct thanks to the convenience of gay social apps for your phone like Grindr, Scruff and Guy Spy. But a YouTube video … Continue reading

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The Evolving Language of LGBTs: Animal Classifications

In a previous post, I blogged about Fusion TV’s trip to Bear Week. In the short television clip, they provided definitions on the different classifications of Bears within that community subgroup: Polar Bear, the older bear type; Cub, the younger … Continue reading

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Is PDA AOK for Gay Men

In a Huffington Post article, Amelia, mother of a gay son, comments on the carefulness that gay men take when showing public displays of affection (PDA) around kids: We live in the Midwest, and it’s been my experience that gay … Continue reading

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Gay Arab-Americans Find Room Of Their Own In NYC

Though in our mind’s ideal Utopia, we like to view ourselves as being homogeneous; with no real differences from person to person. The reality is that there are things specific to our heritage and culture outside of our gay identity … Continue reading

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Gaybros: New Nickname for the Old Beer Drinking, Gear Tinkering, Gay Guy’s Guy

Out magazine profiles a sub-set of gay men, Gaybros, in an August 2013 article. Gaybros are guys who are gay or bisexual, but whose interests lie more with what some people would associate with the heterosexual world: “Gear, Grub, Guns, … Continue reading

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Why DOES Alec Baldwin Get A ‘Pass’ From the LGBT Community

This is the question Anderson Cooper posed on his twitter account (@andersoncooper): “Why does #AlecBaldwin get a pass when he uses gay slurs? If a conservative talked of beating up a “queen” they would be vilified.” The question was posed … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Butch Factor

The Butch Factor, from director Christopher Hines, could be called a movie about trying to fit in when you don’t fit in with–even those who don’t fit in. It’s an examination of the the straight appearing gay or bisexual man … Continue reading

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TV Rewind: Where the Bears Are

A few months back, I reviewed the new web series “Where the Bears Are.” I thought that it had potential if it could get over some problems: carboard characters, stiff line delivery and not taking its murder-mystery premise seriously enough. … Continue reading

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Will Gay Men Fall Victim to Body Image Issues?

I read a blog post entitled ‘Why The Gays Hate Their Bodies.’ The post was centered around, in the bloggers opinion, of why he didn’t like his body and by extension why gay men in general don’t like their bodies. … Continue reading

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