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Troye Sivan’s ‘Bloom’ Elegantly Combats Bottom Shame

In the wonderful world of gay sex, “bloom” can mean many things: a hole stretching open around a cock, a gape after that first slick pull-out, or a rosebud (or

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The Relevance of Justin Fashanu to LGBT History 20 Years after His Death

It’s been 20 years since Justin Fashanu died on May 2, 1998. He made history as the first professional footballer to come out as gay while playing at a top

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The Piece About The Connection Between Strong Economies and LGBT Rights

Greater equality translates to economic vibrancy, and economic vibrancy leads to more equality, according to convincing new studies. In the past, many governments around the world have seen LGBT rights

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Dreaming of a Gay Superman

A young man walked past with a glide that caused a deep, uncomfortable stir within the barbershop. One of the patrons laughed and said, with a forced disdain, “These faggots

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The Piece That Talks About ‘Top Privilege’

Stop bottom shaming and placing tops on pedestals, says Rembrandt Duran. There has been a long-time understanding between ‘The Gays’ (the male gay community, that is) that we are divided

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7 Absolutely Absurd Explanations For Homosexuality

Originally published on newnownext.com From masturbation to your mother’s reading preferences, these centuries-old theories are downright ridiculous. What makes someone gay? For centuries, scientists, philosophers, and clergymen have attempted to

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An LGBT Manifesto

“There is therefore a need for a system that empowers LGBT people and sets them loose into the Nigerian society to effect change from within. We need to have organizations

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Black Panther and the Promise of a Queer-Affirming Africa

Originally published on out.com Rapturous reviews, record-breaking box office, and legit cultural phenomenon aside, Black Panther is a landmark, especially for black folks. The mythical Wakanda, King T’Challa/Black Panther’s homeland,

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The Story Of The Guy Who Came Out As Bisexual

Originally published on intomore.com One drunken night in the May of 2011, I told my friend Heather I thought her friend had a nice ass. “Who, Eliza?” “No, I actually

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Fantastic Beasts 2’s Dumbledore and Grindelwald Love Is About More Than Representation

Originally published on player.one Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald director David Yates told Entertainment Weekly that, while Johnny Depp as the dark magician Grindelwald and Jude Law as Albus