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The Body Eclectic

By Caleb Rainey | Nov 1
Gay male culture has a very complicated relationship to the physical form. We demand that men be impossibly muscular, supremely fit and dashingly handsome.

Are You Hung Like A Clothes Horse? :: Church Leader Warns Against Tight Trou

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 15
Those pesky gays are only waiting for straight guys everywhere to don the super-skinny trousers created by "homosexual" clothing designers hot to gawk at hunky dudes, a church leader warned recently.

Cameroon Man Jailed for Ordering 'Gay' Bailey's Irish Cream

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
A man was arrested in Cameroon after he was caught drinking Bailey's Irish Cream, an Irish whiskey and cream-based liquor that apparently only gays and women imbibe.

Panel Debunks Stereotype of LGBT Affluence

By Jim E. Winburn | Jul 26
The myth of gay affluence serves as a harmful exaggeration, according to speakers of a recent Horizons Foundation panel discussion hosted at Merrill Lynch Private Bank.

Gays Seeking Asylum Can Be Turned Away If They’re Not ’Gay Enough’

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 3
A lack of flamboyance can work against gays seeking freedom from persecution in their homelands, the New York Times reported on Jan. 28.

Boy in Red Tutu Becomes "My Princess Boy"

By LEANNE ITALIE | Oct 30
A little boy in a bright red dress and his mom’s picture book about acceptance are front and center in a biting debate over a question well beyond his years: Are society’s gender roles so rigid that a male child can’t have fun in a tutu?

Teen Sex Same-Sex Encounters Often Called "Straight"

By KAREN MATTHEWS | Oct 26
Nearly one-tenth of sexually active New York City high school students say they have had at least one same-sex partner, and teens who say they’ve had sexual contact with both sexes report higher-than-average rates of dating violence and forced sex.

Gay Texas Councilman’s YouTube Plea Goes Viral: "Life Will Get Better"

By DAVID CRARY | Oct 18
A city councilman in Fort Worth, Texas, has rocketed into cyberspace prominence in a video pleading with gay teens not to commit suicide and tearfully recounting his own ordeals as a bullied schoolboy.

Equality in the Dell: Gay Farmers Come Out

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 31
Gay farmers in Canada have come out--and banded together in a social club where they can talk about crops and the weather, just like any other farmer.

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