As we mark World Aids Day 2013 (1 December) Gays.com fan Karl from the UK wanted to share his story of discovering his HIV positive status and how he’s grown to accept and live healthily with the virus. We’d love to hear your comments as always, and you can also get in touch with Karl direct by Tweeting him! :) Read the rest of this entry »
So the biggest LGBT news this week has been Olympic diver Tom Daley opening up so heartwarmingly about being in a relationship with a guy through his YouTube video. ‘Hardly news’, some of you may be thinking, as I’m sure many of us (including myself, I’ll admit it) had already decided the Olympic champion was gay. How presumptuous of us!
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At least 238 trans people were violently murdered this year, the highest figure in the past five years – and that’s just the ‘recorded’ deaths, the truth is probably worse. Brazil (95 murders) and Mexico (40) have the highest rates of killings followed by the United States, with 16 murders, Venezuela, with 15, Colombia, with 12, and Turkey, with eight. Since the start of 2013, 11 trans people under the age of 18 have been killed. Read the rest of this entry »
Unless you’ve had direct experience with people with gender issues, sometimes it can be a bit confusing what the different associated terms mean. Here’s a very quick guide to what the ‘T’ in LGBT stands for… Read the rest of this entry »
Whether or not you have the ability to marry your same-sex partner in your own country, you can always help those in other countries if they need your help. Jen Yen, a friend of Gays.com from Taiwan, is asking for your help to support the country, in what looks like a pivatol moment for same-sex relationships there… Read the rest of this entry »
In his search for a cultured gay guy, one of Gays.com’s resident bloggers, James Ellis considers if the gay scene is too shallow and if we judge on face value too often. What do you think? Make sure to leave your comments at the end of the blog post! Read the rest of this entry »
Clever clogs Suzie Kidger has put together this beautifully poetic post which rather smartly also incorporates lyrics (highlighted) from a song. Can you spot which one? Answer below!
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As the global protests against Russia’s anti-LGBT laws continue and with the country’s Winter Olympics upcoming, James Ellis examines the situation and asks, amongst other things, if we should boycott the events… Read the rest of this entry »
Rick Clemons, also know as The Gay Man’s Life Coach, works to help gay men build confidence, find their passion and live with purpose. In his first blog post for Gays.com,
Rick shares what he still doesn’t know about being gay…
For those of us that are out of the closet, we’ve all got a story… sometimes happy, sometimes sad, sometimes funny… but nearly always liberating. Here five Gays.com members share their tales of coming out. If you want to share your story, please add it to the comments at the end. :)
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