Hornet Impact: Health, Safety, Social and Economic Justice for the LGBTQ Community

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Hornet Impact leverages our global reach to advocate for the health, safety, social and economic justice of the LGBTQ community while providing our members with resources and information to information. Hornet is a gay social network where men can make meaningful connections but it’s also a community and we strive to cultivate a community that affirms and celebrate all its members.

Hornet’s Ask A Pro is an ongoing video series that features health experts answering common questions men have about sexual health. This series allows Hornet’s community of users to ask direct questions and receive answers that are accurate and useful. The health experts in the series are gay men and can speak to the topics both as professionals and gay men who encounter these issues as part of their lived experiences.

What’s Your Story? is dedicated to exploring and amplifying underrepresented voices in the LGBT community. Everyone has a story to share and we want to provide a space to explore and discover the stories of our community that often go untold or unnoticed. Our community has so many exciting and complex stories of who we -stories of resiliency, creativity, and empowerment. There are now more opportunities than ever to tell those stories. The best stories are the ones that make an impact.

History
Buggery, Sodomy and Cross-Dressing, Oh My: A Timeline of Gay Criminalization in America

The history of gay criminalization in the United States — mostly in the form of anti-sodomy laws — is a complex one, but let’s break it all down

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Culture
In 1984, This Local Coalition Took the Safety of NYC’s Gay Bathhouses Into Its Own Hands

The Coalition for Sexual Responsibility partnered with NYC bathhouse owners to keep their establishments open during the epidemic

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Video
Learn These 11 Bits of Gay Mexican Slang for Flirting and Hooking Up

If you’re looking to flirt or hook up in Mexico, these 11 bits of gay Mexican slang will help, especially if you’re looking for an ‘activo dominante’

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Sex
Watch These Queer Men of Color Frankly Discuss the Racism They Encounter on Gay Apps

Many queer men of color experience racism on gay apps, so filmmaker Patrick Lee talked to 4 men of color about it and how we can make friendlier online spaces

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