Gay Mountaineer Cason Crane Knows How to Surmount Homophobia

When Cason Crane, now 28, was about 18 years old, he was climbing Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. There, he encountered an obstacle he had never met before while ascending: homophobia. Denali is already “the most physically rigorous” of the world’s tallest mountains, attests the gay mountaineer, who […]

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10 Perfect At-Home Date Night Ideas That Are Better Than Netflix

You don’t need to travel or spend loads of money to enjoy a fun and creative date. The concept of the at-home date is simple: if you can’t go out on the town, get creative and adaptable and come up with a fun, one-on-one activity you can do with your […]

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YouTubers Are Fighting ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Censorship With Kisses

Now, they want you to join the #BohemianKissChallenge. When South Korean influencers Backpack and Kim saw that scenes of men kissing had been censored from the recent television broadcast of the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, the pair decided to fight back. While others like Adam Lambert have spoken out, this couple […]

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Men Who “Sound Gay” Face More Discrimination From Straight People

There’s a reason why men with “gay voices” are stressed out about it. Gay men who believe that they sound gay are more likely to be worried about discrimination, a study found, and gay men were more likely to be worried about this than lesbian women. “Sounding gay reflects common […]

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Adam Rippon Announces That He’s Officially Engaged

We may still be in the middle of a panny and there’s not a lot of good news going on these days, but always love it when good things happen to good people — like retired professional figure skater and Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon announcing that he is officially engaged to […]

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Gay and Single: How to Survive Valentine’s Day

For those of us not in a relationship, the 14th of February is a reminder of how lover-less we actually are. It’s akin to being back in high school when everyone had partnered up in science class and you were left dissecting a frog by yourself. Being gay on Valentine’s Day […]

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Michael Cashman says LGB people who attack trans rights ‘learned nothing’ from the AIDS crisis

Lord Michael Cashman, one of the founders of LGBT+ rights charity Stonewall, has spoken out about the loss and anger he felt after watching Russell T Davies’ seminal Aids drama It’s a Sin. Comparing the stigma that gay men, lesbians and bisexual people faced in the 1980s to the treatment of transgender people today, Lord Cashman said that “loss […]

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Pressure Mounts For Japan to Introduce The Most Basic of LGBT+ Rights Ahead of Olympics

Japan should introduce a law to protect LGBT+ people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity ahead of the 2020 Olympic games this summer, human rights organisations have said. In a letter, 116 human rights and LGBT+ organisations asked prime minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan to introduce such legislation before this […]

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Fun Things to Do on Valentine’s Day This Year

Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from having a fun romantic V-day with your quarantine bae. Valentine’s Day is only a few days away and this year many of us will have to get extra creative! With the pandemic still in full effect, I wanted to share some thoughtful Valentine’s Day […]

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