Bumble may have started in 2014 as a safe space for women to date, but when have gay men ever let a good thing go to waste? This dating app also has a bonus feature — the option to video-call, which lets you make sure you're not being catfished.
Gay men have been using narcotics (and sometimes, even the needle) to heighten their experiences of sex for centuries. Where does that leave the quintessential gay man who doesn’t want to take the shortcut to finding his soul mate?
The entire point of the queer spectrum is to embrace inclusivity and acceptance — whichever way you choose to identify yourself. Unlike your closets, there’s no need for labels here.
A gay tribe is a social grouping of gay men based solely on their key physical characteristics. Also a feature of Grindr’s profile settings, tribes exist to help you find men you are attracted to, based on the quantity of hair on their bodies, and muscle on their bulk.
Make it a point to learn from every rejection — polish it and wear it like armour
With the advent of PrEP – or a pill that makes it difficult (but not impossible) to contract HIV – it’s no surprise that more queer men are barebacking. It is your choice to have unprotected sex, yes, but you need to make sure you have all your facts in place.
The truth is every gay man has a go-to dating app, one that he likes cuddling up to after a day that’s wrapped in loneliness and long-forgotten email threads
Three seasons in, I love Queer Eye. Five fabulous (but not so fabulous that they intimidate you) gay men coming together to school bigots groom clueless straight men into better versions™ of themselves, without adhering to the tropes of being catty, conniving or cocky (as the media perceives us to be)? What’s there not to love?
It is difficult to identify misogyny in gay men, because we can infiltrate the thinnest of cracks; after all, we are supposed to be ‘brothers in arms’
Equality for gay men is about having the freedom to do whatever you want to do, just like our heterosexual friends – our relationship with casual sex included.
It has always been easy and convenient for a gay man in a monogamous relationship to dismiss others as plastic and promiscuous, simply because it’s the easiest thing to do
From being surrounded by love to witnessing a splash of colours, here's what an experience at a pride march looks like
From understanding your privilege to seeking permission before taking people's photographs, here are things to keep in mind if you're attending a Pride march
From the lack of a need to define queerness to the freedom to express themselves, people talk about what pride means to them, now that same-sex relationships are legal in India
Queer culture (and more importantly, couture) is not a superficial façade. It’s an expression of difference through style – a way of carving out a niche for an alternate way of life