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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

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How do we know HIV Undetectable equals Untransmittable?

Matthew Hodson explains why so many sexual health organizations back the message that those with undetectable viral loads don’t pass on HIV. Have you heard that U = U? It’s

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Dismantling Those Myths About Gay Sex

I find it weird that straight people cannot get their minds out of our asses. They’re obsessed with how we have sex, what happens before and after. It’s even weirder

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A Quick Note on HIV Confidentiality (Disclosure of HIV Status)

Sometime in December 2014, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan signed into law Nigeria’s HIV and AIDS Anti-Discrimination Act. Amongst many other things, the act clearly stipulates the rights and responsibilities of

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How Rejecting Labels Is A Sign Of Internalized Homophobia

Originally published on intomore.com Stefano Gabbana has always been a PR car-crash; when he’s not busy downplaying sexual assault or denouncing gay adoption, the designer spends his time creating “mammy”