Can blowing your nose lead to a stroke?

As if there weren’t enough things to worry about in our cancerous, super-storm riddled world, scientists are now warning that drinking coffee, making love, blowing your nose or exercising vigorously can significantly increase your chance of a deadly type of stroke. In a study published yesterday by Stroke: Journal of the American […]

Is Semen An Anti-Depressant? (Hint: Yes!)

Take two tablespoons and call me in the morning. Doctor’s…errr…gay blog’s orders! A controversial Valentine’s Days report by Lazar Greenfield, the incoming president of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) about the anti-depressant properties of the hormones in semen led to his stepping down shortly thereafter. His article was viewed […]

J. Crew’s Gay Designer + Boyfriend = ‘Happy Together’

J. Crew continues to surprise people who are really, really, really easily surprised (Re: not gay blog readers) with their inclusion of a gay employee and his boyfriend in the clothier’s May 2011 catalogue. The campaign features several of the company’s employees modeling JCrew fashions along with their families, partners, […]

Atlanta Braves Coach Hurls Anti-Gay Slurs, Sort of Apologizes

UPDATE from the AP: The former major league reliever apologized in a statement, but the team barred him from the bench heading into a three-game series against St. Louis. The Braves’ minor league pitching coordinator, Dave Wallace, will take over for McDowell during the investigation. Major League Baseball has said […]

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Snip ‘Em If You Got ‘Em – Vote To Ban Circumcision In San Francisco

We introduced you to Lloyd Schofield in February. He’s the California “intactivist” that has spent much of 2011 gathering signatures to introduce a vote on banning the practice of circumcision in San Francisco’s city limits. Well doggone it, he’s reached his goal. Schofield and his supporters have submitted 12,000 signatures, […]

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Big In Japan: ‘See-Through’ Skirts (NSFW)

According to UB reader George, faux see-through skirts are So. Hot. Right. Now. in Japan. Sorry, we get so excited when we have an opportunity to do our best Mogadishu from Zoolander. Anyway, what thinks ye about these skirts printed to look like your ass is hanging out? Ladies, would […]

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Boy Removed From Class For Wearing High Heels

Edit: Savvy UB readers have pointed out that the Bay Area in question here is the Tampa Bay Area, and not San Francisco. I hear Riverview and automatically think Julie Cooper from The O.C., even though she was totally from Riverside. I’m an idiot. -KF A Riverview High School student […]

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Walking (With STD’s) In Memphis

That hot, steamy feeling all around you isn’t just that famous Tennessee summer sunshine, darlin’. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control is out, and Memphis, Tennessee’s sex is positively on fire. The city has won the top spot in the 50 most infected cities with sexually transmitted […]

Gay Culture: Everything You Should Know

From innovators, artists, rainbow flags, and pride parades to drag queens, poppers, sex and all-night parties, gay culture is an experience.
At Hornet do the best we can to cover all the nuances of gay culture. Why were both October and February chosen to be gay history month? Where are the best sex museums around the world? On the hunt for the perfect leather daddy emoji? Want advice on love from drag queens or sex tips from gay porn stars? Find answers to all these questions and more in the plethora of articles under our queer culture category.

Furthermore, here are just a few of the topics we cover:


Whether you’re new to the scene or a circuit queen who’s been around the block, there’s always more to learn about LGBTQ culture and what makes us a unique (and wonderful) community.