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Hey Guys, It’s Time to Get Your Body Hair Ready for Summer

Summer is almost here, which in gay culture often translates to a season of pool parties, Pride festivals, block parties, vacations in tropical locations, thirsty Instagram posts and even thirstier dating profile pics. Yes, in summer, all activities tend to lean into shirts coming off and shorts getting shorter. And[…]

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Gaming
5 Gay Board Games You Need, From Leather Daddy Monopoly to Queer Trivia

If you’re looking for gay board games to add to your collection, we’ve got your back — here’s our list of five games from yesterday and today

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History
The Strange Tale of Leo Koury, ‘Godfather of the Gay Community’ in Richmond, Virginia

Leo Koury spent the longer than any current criminal on the FBI’s Most Wanted list — but the former gay bar monopoly holder’s final years were surprising

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The New Madonna Album, ‘Madame X,’ Is a Return to Form for the Queen of Pop

Thank whatever deity you believe in, because the new Madonna record, her 14th, while far from perfect, is the best thing she’s done since Confessions.

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Celebrities
A 1971 John Wayne Interview Reveals the On-Screen Cowboy to Be a Homophobic Racist

For no overly apparent reason, the interview from Playboy magazine is making the rounds on social media, and not for the best of reasons

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Art
These 5 Shorts from Queer Male Animators Represent the Best in Contemporary Animation

If you wanna see an animated same-sex romance, check out the work of these 5 gay animators experimenting with documentary, music video and other styles

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Entertainment
Rock Hudson, 30 Years Later: Has Hollywood Made Any Progress Dealing With HIV?

In 1985, Hollywood heartthrob Rock Hudson appeared on national television, visibly ill, but does Hollywood care about HIV anymore?

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Culture
Still Here, Still Queer: The Rise (and Rise) of LGBTQ Zine Culture

They’re a protest against normality and censorship, and queer zines are still a valued format for sharing uncensored art, fashion, photography and politics

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Culture
I Embrace the Word ‘Slut,’ and Here’s Why You Should, Too

A primer guide to how you, too, can embrace “slut” and other epithets, thereby stripping them of their power and their sting

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Books
You Need to See These Ridiculously Trashy Gay Pulp Novels

The ’60s was a wild time of free love, drugs … and really hilarious covers on gay pulp novels

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