These College Track Stars Came Out to Each Other… And Then Fell in Love

This year marks the 50th anniversary since the first pride parade following the 1969 riot at New York City’s Stonewall Inn. Since we’re unable to gather in person this June, Queerty is celebrating pride season with our “Moments of Pride” series. We’re looking back through our archives at stories that have moved […]

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A Bottom & A VersBttm Give Love A Go In New Series ‘The First’

“What happens when a guy who loves to bottom falls in love with a vers dude who also loves bottoming?” That’s the question asked by the new six-part web series The First. The series was created by Tim Zientek (a writer for Netflix and Sean Hayes’ upcoming gay spy show Q-FORCE) and […]

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Polyamorous Relationships Granted Rights in Massachusetts City

The city of Somerville, Mass., near Boston, has approved a domestic-partnership ordinance that includes polyamorous relationships, believed to be the first in the nation. The ordinance will allow registered domestic partners the right to visit one another in the hospital — a concern especially during the coronavirus pandemic — and […]

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OPINION: Gay Pride For Me Celebrates The Freedom to Enjoy an Open Relationship

I don’t want my relationship with my partner to have to conform to the rules of outdated heteronormative ideas. The very act of being a Queer person is radical. Who we love and who we have sex with are acts of political defiance. Being visible, being proud, refusing to hide […]

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50 years ago: Amazing video shows the first ever Pride

50 years ago this weekend, the world’s first Pride marches took place in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The protests, to mark the first anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in 1969 – sparked a movement which has now spread around the world. This amazing video from 1970 is now […]

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Online Dating: 3 Zodiac Signs Most Probably To Find The Right Person During Lockdown

So you’re endlessly swiping on gay dating apps, wondering, Isn’t there an easier way to do this? How do you even ~meet people~ these days? Social distancing has only made dating more digital, but it was pretty app-heavy even before *gestures vaguely* all this. You probably either love or dread the world of […]

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Four In Five LGBTQ+ People Say Their Mental Health Has Worsened During Lockdown

Lockdown has caused a surge in depression and anxiety for the LGBTQ+ community. A survey of 2333 people, conducted by OutLife, discovered that four in five (79%) LGBTQ+ individuals have experienced a plummet in their mental health due to the restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Before […]

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I Took Physical Touch for Granted Before Quarantine — Never Again

I’m sure I’m not the only single gay guy perusing hookup apps while in quarantine, but after being alone for a significant period of time like the isolation we’re going through now, touching ourselves to images on a screen just won’t cut it. Sooner or later, we ache for something […]

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Watch What Marriage Equality Meant to Two Texan LGBTQ+ Families

Five years ago this month, the Supreme Court brought marriage equality to the United States in Obergefell v. Hodges. The decision forever changed what it means to be an LGBTQ+ American and the freedoms their families can enjoy.  To look more closely at its impact, Family Equality — a nonprofit supporting LGBTQ+ […]

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The Supreme Court Ruling Isn’t The End. It’s The Beginning.

It won’t take six conservative justices to undo Gorsuch’s majority opinion, only five – and we all know the likelihood that whoever wins the presidential election will be able to appoint at least two new justices before 2025. About nine months ago I stated that Justices Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch, and […]

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