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To Be An 82-Year-Old On Grindr

Originally published on vice.com If there’s one thing gay men recognize about their milieu, it’s the rather severe ageism that pervades it. Profiles on sex sites often set strict guidelines

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The Piece About Olumide Makanjuola’s LGBT Activism in Nigeria

Originally published on ynaija.com “Why would anyone choose to be gay in a heteronormative society like ours? Do you think if gay people had a choice, they will not change

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Yusaf Mack, His Story, And The Transgender Issue

Originally published on broadly.vice.com Yusaf Mack once made his family proud. He was the kid who could fight, and he used that skill to parry the stranglehold of poverty, addiction,

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That Piece About The Significance Of Sarah Baartman

Originally published on bbc.com Two centuries ago Sarah Baartman died after years spent in European “freak shows”. Now rumours over a possible Hollywood film about Baartman’s life have sparked controversy.

The Happenings 14 Comments

This Is A Look Back at 2015’s Gayest Show Biz Moments

Originally published on out.com The DVD of Pride came out, meaning the sweet movie about LGBT activists who supported the striking miners in Thatcher’s U.K. But the real shock surrounding

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Kenny Badmus…A Year Later

To commemorate the World AIDS Day, Kenny Brandmuse had this to say on his Facebook page. * It Was This Time Last Year – Musing on World AIDS Day. ‘Hello,

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Transgender Day: Caitlyn Jenner

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a culmination of this past week, which has been the Transgender Awareness Week. To commemorate the day, here’s a bit of a focus on

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President Obama Talks About The First Influential Gay Person In His Life

“I’m not sure who the first openly gay person I met was, but Dr. Lawrence Goldyn, one of my college professors, is a man who stands out to me. I

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Marlon James’ Journey To Self Discovery

Jamaican author Marlon James has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings, inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the 1970s.

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How Pope Francis Undermined the Goodwill of His Trip and Proved to Be a Coward

Written by Michelangelo Signorile, and originally published on huffingtonpost.com * After first refusing to confirm nor deny it, the Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis met with the Kentucky clerk