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After He Traveled the World to Be With His Man, He Was Dumped. So He Turned It Into Poetry.

It took moving to the other side of the world and having his heart broken, but he got a great book of poetry out of it

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Art
In Honor of National Poetry Month, Gag on These ‘Drag Race’ Haiku

April may be almost over, but there’s still time to celebrate National Poetry Month with these Drag Race haiku

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Art
Odes to Intimate Queer Love: These 12 Gay Poems Will Make You Want to Fall in Love (and Lust)

Today, on World Poetry Day, celebrate these gay poems that are sure to revive the coldest of hearts and spark that lovin’ feeling

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Art
We Asked These Gay Porn Stars to Write Us a Romantic Haiku (Yep, Seriously)

We enlisted some of our favorite gay porn stars to get us in the V-Day mood — not by stripping down but by writing haiku!

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Web
#FollowFriday, July 20: You Should Be Following These 5 Poets, Artists and Naked Boys Reading

#FollowFriday July 20 brings us a queer clothing company, a trans poet and a London-based event that features naked boys reading

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Books
In His New Book of Poetry, Nico Tortorella Tackles Topics of Gender, Drugs and His Own Penis

The book reveals some of the queer actor’s thoughts on gender, drugs and alienation, but will its verses outshine his fame?

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Art
Here’s Why I Created the First Autobiographical Poetry Writing Workshop for LGBT Seniors

Eleven years ago I moved to L.A. and created My Life Is Poetry, the first-ever autobiographical poetry-writing workshop for LGBT seniors

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Books
This Very Gay Poem Will Give You the Bravery You Need to Face Trump

In 1977 a gay spiritualist named James Broughton wrote an exuberant plea for love and imagination that we need now more than ever.

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Politics
“40 Reasons Why Whores Are My Heroes”

Whether you support the rights of sex workers or not, artist and sexologist Annie Sprinkle has 40 reasons you might want to re-think sex work.

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Art
POLITICAL TRUTH: “I Want A Dyke For President”

We’re tired of the current crop of U.S. presidential candidates. One lesbian writer describes our ideal candidate, and we’ve fallen in love.

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