From checking Grindr to commenting negatively on a person's looks, here are 50 things you shouldn't say on a first date
From asking what the other person's name is to mentioning that you have a girlfriend, here are 50 things you should never say on a first date
From taking an active interest in queer politics to being kinder to yourself, here are 19 resolutions for the next year
From the view that gay men love drama to the perception that they are not into conventional dating, here are a list of myths that need to be busted
Amrita Mahale on her debut book Milk Teeth, Mumbai's redevelopment and finding the courage to tell her story
Mahale conceived Milk Teeth around a prophecy but the story slowly evolved into a look at middle-class society and all the privileges that this group internalises, its inflated sense of self-worth, the need to move forward and the kind of pressures that are put on members of this community
No two gay men are the same, so let's stop perpetuating stereotypes about the pink-loving, constantly gymming, fashionista gay man
The whole menswear vs womenswear debate isn’t so much about gender politics as much as it is about having a discerning eye
I might not know my Balenciagas from my every-day brogues, but I know there’s a huge difference between diva and dandy.
The next time someone tells you that they are gay, talk to them. Be nice. Be polite. Be understanding. And while you are at it, avoid using any of these gems:
Before Instagram became an overnight phenomenon for men (and women) to flirt with each other, the dating world for the quintessential gay man was a very different place (even sans the filters); over the past few decades, we’ve come a long way — and it’s nothing like the world we live in today, or the one we read about.
Happn is an app for your missed connections. Whether it’s the cute writer whose number you forgot to ask or the attractive waiter at the coffee shop who slipped you an extra cookie, the app lets you reconnect with people when you didn’t get an opportunity to do so
Planet Romeo is the bane of homosexual existence, but such a necessary evil
Gay or straight, the laws of online dating have always been balanced. Gay men have Grindr. Straight men have Hinge. But what about straight men looking to woo (or wingman with) other men, you ask? Say hello to Bro, the app that everyone is talking about.