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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"

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"

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"

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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