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HIV

HIV Epidemic Could Be Over in UK

UK Health has reported the first downturn in HIV diagnoses of gay and bisexual men since the epidemic began, possibly signaling the beginning of...
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

What’s Behind The Mass Exodus From The HIV/AIDS Presidential Advisory Council?

A mass exodus in the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS has occurred with half a dozen members deciding to resign in just one week. Established to...
Dodgers Kiss Cam

Los Angeles Dodgers Celebrate Pride With Kiss Cam

With over eight thousand people in attendance, American professional baseball team, the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated Pride month in the USA taking full advantage of kiss...
Dave Bautista

Guardians of the Galaxy Star Has Some Advice For Homophobes

American actor, professional wrestler, former mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder, Dave Bautista has some words of advice for anyone who has an issue with his lesbian mother. The 48-year-old...
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Sydney’s Top 30 Male Models Chosen

Voting has now closed in the 30 male models in 30 days public voting with the top 30 guys in Sydney winning their way...
LQD Founders Anthony McDonough and Chris Glebatsas (Supplied)

Australian Couple Break Through UK’s Lucrative Retail Skincare Market

A Melbourne couple that has developed an exclusive skincare range just for men has announced their products will now be available in the United...
Eamon Mulgrew (Andrew Stubbersfield Photography)

30 Male Models in 30 Days Sydney: Do You Have What...

A local Sydney photographer has come up with the challenge of shooting 30 males in 30 days as part of a new initiative to...
Dylan Minnette (Clay) in 13 Reasons Why (Netflix)

Netflix Series: 13 Reasons Why, Highlights Bullying and Teen Suicide

Netflix Original series 13 Reasons Why, highlights the magnitude of bullying and suicide rates, of which LGBTI youth are disproportionately represented in. The show which...
Dodgers Kiss Cam

Los Angeles Dodgers Celebrate Pride With Kiss Cam

With over eight thousand people in attendance, American professional baseball team, the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated Pride month in the USA taking full advantage of kiss...
Dave Bautista

Guardians of the Galaxy Star Has Some Advice For Homophobes

American actor, professional wrestler, former mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder, Dave Bautista has some words of advice for anyone who has an issue with his lesbian mother. The 48-year-old...
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

What’s Behind The Mass Exodus From The HIV/AIDS Presidential Advisory Council?

A mass exodus in the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS has occurred with half a dozen members deciding to resign in just one week. Established to...
The Commonwealth

Historic Move By Commonwealth To Officially Recognise LGBTI Organisation

In a historic first for the Commonwealth, a coalition of LGBTI organisations has received official recognition and accreditation. The Commonwealth Equality Network (TCEN), which entails a network of 38...
RainbowYOUTH

End Of An Era For RainbowYOUTH New Zealand

RainbowYOUTH, a New Zealand organisation dedicated to helping young queer and gender diverse people up to the ages of 27, is now on the hunt...
Aaron Fleming with his Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award on Friday night (Supplied)

Inspiring Aaron Fleming Awarded For Leadership by New Zealand Governor-General

One of New Zealand's most inspiring businessmen and athlete was awarded a Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award by the Governor-General on Friday night. Aaron Fleming,...

Homophobic Australian Tennis Legend’s Arena Re-Named By Prankster

In response to Australian Tenis legend, Margaret Court's homophobic outburst, a prankster has changed the name of the Margaret Court Arena on Google Maps. The 74-year-old who...
Orlando Shooting Victims

Sydney Vigil For Pulse Shooting Anniversary

As the 12 month anniversary of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting occurs this weekend, a group of Sydney men are preparing to lead a...
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

What’s Behind The Mass Exodus From The HIV/AIDS Presidential Advisory Council?

A mass exodus in the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS has occurred with half a dozen members deciding to resign in just one week. Established to...
The Commonwealth

Historic Move By Commonwealth To Officially Recognise LGBTI Organisation

In a historic first for the Commonwealth, a coalition of LGBTI organisations has received official recognition and accreditation. The Commonwealth Equality Network (TCEN), which entails a network of 38...

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HIV

HIV Epidemic Could Be Over in UK

UK Health has reported the first downturn in HIV diagnoses of gay and bisexual men since the epidemic began, possibly signaling the beginning of...
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

What’s Behind The Mass Exodus From The HIV/AIDS Presidential Advisory Council?

A mass exodus in the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS has occurred with half a dozen members deciding to resign in just one week. Established to...
The Commonwealth

Historic Move By Commonwealth To Officially Recognise LGBTI Organisation

In a historic first for the Commonwealth, a coalition of LGBTI organisations has received official recognition and accreditation. The Commonwealth Equality Network (TCEN), which entails a network of 38...
RainbowYOUTH

End Of An Era For RainbowYOUTH New Zealand

RainbowYOUTH, a New Zealand organisation dedicated to helping young queer and gender diverse people up to the ages of 27, is now on the hunt...
HIV

HIV Epidemic Could Be Over in UK

UK Health has reported the first downturn in HIV diagnoses of gay and bisexual men since the epidemic began, possibly signaling the beginning of...
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

What’s Behind The Mass Exodus From The HIV/AIDS Presidential Advisory Council?

A mass exodus in the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS has occurred with half a dozen members deciding to resign in just one week. Established to...
Church Of England Transgender

Transgender Renaming Ceremonies On The Cards For Church Of England?

In a bid to make transgender people feel more welcome within the Church of England, consideration will be made on whether or not to hold...
Candian PM Justin Trudeau

Denial Of A Childs Gender Identity Now Considered A Form Of...

New legislation passed in Ontario, Canada now gives the government the ability to protect children and place them in appropriate care, should their caregiver not support their gender identity. The Youth and Families Act of 2017, also known as Bill...
US Soccer

Outrage As US Soccer Team Dons Rainbow Jersey In Support Of...

The United States official soccer team has been at the forefront of criticism from a large number of fans following their donning of rainbow coloured...
Rela

Suspicious Shutdown of Lesbian Dating App in China

With over 6.5 Million users, the Chinese dating app Rela has been disabled and shut-down, leaving users both puzzled and frustrated. Established in 2012, Rela had claimed...
LQD Founders Anthony McDonough and Chris Glebatsas (Supplied)

Australian Couple Break Through UK’s Lucrative Retail Skincare Market

A Melbourne couple that has developed an exclusive skincare range just for men has announced their products will now be available in the United...
HIV

Discrimination Against People With HIV Now Illegal in India

History has been made in India, with the nation's parliament passing groundbreaking  legislation to ensure equal rights for those who are living with HIV. Being the...
US Soccer

Outrage As US Soccer Team Dons Rainbow Jersey In Support Of...

The United States official soccer team has been at the forefront of criticism from a large number of fans following their donning of rainbow coloured...
World OutGames

2017 World OutGames On The Rocks

Just hours before opening ceremonies were scheduled to take place in Miami, the 2017 World OutGames have officially been cancelled, bar a handful of exceptions. With thousands...
Rela

Suspicious Shutdown of Lesbian Dating App in China

With over 6.5 Million users, the Chinese dating app Rela has been disabled and shut-down, leaving users both puzzled and frustrated. Established in 2012, Rela had claimed...
Grindr

You Will Never Guess Who Has Completely Bought-Out Grindr

The iconic gay dating app Grindr is now under the complete control of one shareholder and it's probably not who you would expect. Launched in 2009,...
World OutGames

2017 World OutGames On The Rocks

Just hours before opening ceremonies were scheduled to take place in Miami, the 2017 World OutGames have officially been cancelled, bar a handful of exceptions. With thousands...
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Carry on Camping -Naked – Or at Least Clothing Optional

Here in Europe, there are only three campsites that are clothing optional, catering exclusively to men and ALL of them reside in the wonderfully...
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Top 5 Long Hair Trends 2017

Top 5 Long Hair Trends For Men This Year

The Easter break is over and the weather in the Southern Hemisphere at least is becoming a lot cooler, so maybe it's time give yourself...
2017 short hair trends

Top 5 Short Hair Trends For 2017

Work is back and Christmas is a distant memory, but it's now time to get that first haircut of 2017 as the one you...

Your 2017 Mr. Gay New Zealand Finalists

After dozens of registrations from all over New Zealand, the hunt for New Zealand's next Mr. Gay New Zealand is one step closer with...
Eikon's 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 12 - Sam Smith

Eikon’s 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 12 – Sam Smith

Christmas is the time of year to celebrate and indulge in food, fun and a little bit of extra Christmas cheer. As is the...
Eikon's 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 11 - Dustin Lance Black

Eikon’s 12 Gays of Christmas: Gay 11 – Dustin Lance Black

Christmas is the time of year to celebrate and indulge in food, fun and a little bit of extra Christmas cheer. As is the...

Mr Gay World

Mr Gay Belgium 2017 Jaimie Deblieck (Instagram)

New Mr Gay Belgium Wants to Champion Workplace Rights for LGBTI People

An 18-year-old horticulture student has been elected the new Mr. Gay Belgium following a gala...

Symbol of Hope for First Asian Winner of Mr Gay World

Newly crowned winner of Mr. Gay World 2017 John Raspado said his win will give...

Mr Gay World 2017 – John Fernandez Raspado from Philippines

The winner of the Mr. Gay World title 2017 is John Fernandez Raspado from the...

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