Tag Archives: LGBTQ

Why You Should Video Date & Actually Get Ready for It

There are times though where you can’t see someone in person due to long-distance distance or social distancing while living in the same city. This is where video chatting comes in.

Video chatting can feel awkward, especially when it’s the first time with someone you like. I have found that it’s helpful to get ready for a video date, similar to how you would an in-person date.

“Well, What Happened” – A Break Up Retrospective

I called one of my best friends from an Uber on the way home, and she asked, “How do you feel?” I said, “Free.”

You see, I didn’t feel restrained by him. But I didn’t feel like I could completely be myself with him.

LGBTQ Media: The New Out Magazine + Them

With the staff and vision of the outlets evolving, brands need to speak to the broader LGBTQ+ community with their initiatives and content – and not just the L or the G – especially as conversations around gender identity become increasingly common. Implementing programs that innovate and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, instead of updating and appealing to it, is more important than ever to garner the attention and hearts of queer outlets.

The Trick for Improving Your Dating App Prospects

Sometimes the dating app well starts looking dry, and you start to think, “Have I gone through all my cute options?!” The answer is basically yes!

I’m Sorry – He Was Yours

“It kept me in his life, and I wanted to be in it even when drama unfolded. I consciously waited in the wings in the off-chance that he might pick me.”

Scared and Humbled While Facing Hate

As my boyfriend and I walked into the subway car, a seemingly homeless and unstable man began to immediately berate us…I’ve experienced judgement for simply being black while walking down the street or flamboyant looking while wearing glitter on my face. However, I never experienced such instant and explicit judgement, outrage and a sense of danger from just walking into a space.

Masturbation Positively Affects You More Than You Think

This post was created in partnership with TENGA. This past weekend my friends at TENGA invited me back to the yearly Sex Expo to learn about their second United State(s) of Masturbation survey and also offered me the chance to pick Dr. Chris Donaghue’s brain about TENGA’s findings, which is what I looked forward to […]

The Little Boy Outside The Bathroom

“How many times do I have to tell you it is not “she!” You keep calling me “she!” You keep saying “she!” It is not “she!”

LGBTQ Millennials On What It’s Like Being Queer In Trump’s America – BUSTLE

“As a gay black man in America, many days seem daunting as I worry about how individuals perceive me.”

Give Your Crush The Green Light

Giving your crush the green light doesn’t mean you’re chasing after them; you’re taking a risk to get what you want. I believe there are two straightforward ways to give your crush the green light, and while they feel bold, they both get to the bottom of the situation.