Are you sitting home alone again? It’s cool, it’s cool. We’re not judging you if that’s what you want to do. But if that isn’t the case, then you need to start evaluating what the heck is making you so mopey. Your confidence has likely dried up, whether it have been from a bad breakup or a fight with a friend or you having just gotten laid off at work. Ouch. Makes you feel worthless, doesn’t it? Read More
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The age of the internet has provided us with all sorts of opportunities to spread the word of the LGBTQ community and to promote, encourage and report on our progress across the world. Below are 10 of the most noted and influential gay rights activists on Twitter today. Follow them and see what all the fuss is about! Read More
Love is a beautiful thing. It never feels good to go without or, even worse, to have it in abundance and not be able to show it to the world. Having your boyfriend keep you a secret and causing him to lead a double life doesn’t do anybody any favors. Read More
Companies of all sizes have begun to openly support the LGBTQ community and its fight for equal rights. Sometimes it’s because the company was founded or is run by somebody within the community and other times it’s because the company just knows a good consumer marketing opportunity when they see it. Whatever the reason, you should consider purchasing from a few of these LGBTQ-friendly companies instead of from their competitors. Even if it’s more of a gimmick than anything else, supporting companies that in-turn support the LGBTQ community is a good idea. It shows companies that targeting a specific group within their market can work in a positive way to help raise awareness and support. In the end, companies that support the LGBTQ community are taking a business risk: some individuals who are against the LGBTQ community often threaten to stop buying from supportive companies. Don’t make those companies regret their decision. Thank them with your dollars. Read More
Coming out can be the most nerve-racking thing in a gay person’s life, regardless of their age, race or religious affiliation. Even when people such as our parents show the utmost support for the LGBTQ community, it’s never completely solid how they’ll react to their child (or friend or sibling or whomever) being somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum.
As a way to show support for coming out, YouTube has become inundated with coming out stories either told through the person who came out or recorded live in the moment. Some have been awful, some have been fantastic and some have landed somewhere in-between. Below, we’ve collected some of the most memorable. Read More
Even though we live in modern, fairly progressive times, being gay can still be tough. There’s still plenty of bigotry and hate out there. Coming out can still be an anxiety-inducing process, fighting for same-sex rights is stressful, and everyday insults and jeers can make you feel nothing short of sad. It’s because of these things that every gay guy should have a support team, a group of individuals that are there for him no matter what. The following is a list for your beginner’s kit.