What It Looks Like When Gay Men Draw Vaginas

During a vagina-themed dinnertime conversation, Shannon O'Malley asked her friend Keith Wilson, a gay man, to draw a picture of a vagina. The accuracy left a bit to be desired but the conversation snowballed into an art project turned coffee table book called Gay Men Draw Vaginas. » 8/01/14 4:40pm 8/01/14 4:40pm

An Evolutionary Answer to Why Straight Women and Gay Men Are Friends

While it's true that there are straight women out there with "gay husbands" and "gay bffs" who treat their gay friends like little more than fun, interactive accessories and gay men out there who dismiss their straight female friends as "fag hags" (which I'll say is just as dehumanizing), the fact remains that… » 2/20/13 1:35pm 2/20/13 1:35pm

A Girl’s Guide To Attending A Gay Bar

The relationship between girls and gay bars (male-only crowd, for our purposes) is fraught at best. While treatment of queer women at such establishments is another article entirely, a gaggle of straight women in one of "our" spaces can provoke confusion and intolerance on both sides. » 11/21/11 3:20pm 11/21/11 3:20pm

A Girl's Guide To Guy-On-Guy Sex: Everything But The Butt

Last week, in response to a widely-publicized survey, I cleared up some common misconceptions about dude-in-dude Gay Butt Sex. (Heretofore referred to as GBS.) That was just the tip of the brown iceberg. Today we're going to delve into some other aspects of the carnal canon. » 11/04/11 3:00pm 11/04/11 3:00pm

A Girl's Guide To Guy-On-Guy Sex: Butt Edition

I currently field so many questions about my butt that I feel like I'm its tour guide (we're walking, we're walking, to the right you have the prostate... don't touch it! Photos only!) and I have family members who don't know how my boyfriend and I met, but turn into Sam I Am on the subject of gay buttsex, popping up… » 10/27/11 3:10pm 10/27/11 3:10pm

Ladies Love Getting Gay-Married

Now that New York's become the biggest state to legalize gay marriage, we'll see whether it will follow in the steps of other marriage equality states in another respect: Seeing more women marry than men. » 7/06/11 10:50am 7/06/11 10:50am

When Gay Men Insult Women

It makes me cringe when I hear a straight guy embark on a long tirade about how he could never possibly have sex or be intimate with another guy. I sigh and think to myself, "Not this again. What an asshole. You don't like dick. I get it!" » 5/13/11 5:15pm 5/13/11 5:15pm

Gay Men Rule Democratic Fundraising

Politico reports that gay men are a key element of fundraising for President Obama's re-election campaign, since there are plenty of wealthy gay men who remain enthused by him where others are disaffected. So where are the lesbians? » 5/09/11 6:00pm 5/09/11 6:00pm

Hot Gay Guys Chest-Bump On In Between Men

The new web series In Between Men chronicles the lives of young professional gay men living "between two societies." It also appears to include lots of beefcake. » 12/13/10 6:15pm 12/13/10 6:15pm

New Lady/Gay Male BFF Show Is Obvious, Pointless

The new Sundance channel show Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys is a "groundbreaking" (their claim) series that explores the relationship between a woman and her gay best friend. » 12/06/10 1:50pm 12/06/10 1:50pm

Is Remembering Faces And Names A "Girl" Thing?

Not remembering people on repeat meetings is embarrassing, but for me, remembering them too well is another form of discomfort—one necessitating assurance that you aren't stalking them. According to Time, this is mostly a problem for ladies and gay men. » 6/24/10 12:30pm 6/24/10 12:30pm

The Virgin Queen

Growing up, I was freakishly small and no one paid attention to me. There are always some-those gnomes of the schoolyard running in slow motion toward puberty. We sad sideshows were the same as our peers emotionally, if not physically. » 5/21/10 3:30pm 5/21/10 3:30pm

Ten Gay Men We'd Like To Get With

In the recently reignited debate over whether women can fantasize about men who openly like other men, we'd like to offer some photographic evidence that it is, in fact, possible. And we're going to enjoy it. » 5/14/10 2:00pm 5/14/10 2:00pm

Is It Time To Retire The Term "Fag Hag?"

Popularized by Margaret Cho and Will & Grace, the archetype of the "fag hag" once had something to offer both gay men and straight women. Now, says Thomas Rogers at Salon, its time is up. » 8/18/09 1:00pm 8/18/09 1:00pm

Finally, Someone Who Understands That "Um Is Not An Answer"

These two men — former boyfriends — were on Judge Judy because the plaintiff was suing for loans he made to the defendant when the two were a couple. They are both kind of ridiculous, but the plaintiff takes the cake since he's suing for a broken table, a cookie jar without a lid, and a broken cuckoo clock. The best… » 6/24/08 7:00pm 6/24/08 7:00pm

The relationship between gay man and straight women goes a lot deeper than a shared love of cock and ANTM. The brains of gay men and straight women are similar, according to a study published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers using brain-scanning equipment found similarities in… » 6/17/08 6:20pm 6/17/08 6:20pm