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Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham got married, but some family didn’t attend—guess why?

Matthew Mitcham was the first openly gay athlete to win gold at the Olympics in any sport
Tags: Lifestyle, Weddings, Queerty, Matthew Mitcham, Queerty Ever After, Queerty Ever After News, Gay Olympians


Man apologizes for being homophobic after finally meeting his bro’s partner

The world is down one homophobe, it seems. After forging new ties with his gay brother and meeting the brother’s partner, a man apologized on Reddit for being homophobic. Related: Straight dude pens essay about coworker turning him from homophobe to ally “My gay brother [has been] dating one guy for three years,” the man explained in his February 24 post. “I told him that I don’t want to meet him, because I thought that’s sin. Today, it was my son’s baptism, and he was [the] godfather. He came ...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Reddit, Apologies, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Brothers, Homophobes, Gay Brother


No, the CDC is not telling guys to shave off their facial hair to avoid catching coronavirus

There’s a lot of nonsense circulating on the internet right now about coronavirus disease COVID-19 and the possibility of a global pandemic wiping out humanity. A workplace safety infographic put out by the Center for Disease Control began making the rounds on social media this week that has many men falsely thinking they need to shave off their beards and mustaches to avoid catching the virus. The infographic claims facial hair might interfere with respirator devices. CDC warns men about fa...
Tags: New York Post, Cdc, Life, Lifestyle, Facial Hair, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Misinformation, Science Alert, Prepared, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Gay Twitter has a lot to say about this deleted tweet from Mayor Pete

During the Democratic debate in South Carolina this week, Bernie Sanders became a popular target among the remaining field of candidates. Pete Buttigieg prepared a zinger to go after Sanders’ reverence for the “revolutionary politics of the 1960s”, and it’s not sitting well with many queer voters. “I am not looking forward to a scenario where it comes down to Donald Trump with his nostalgia for the social order of the 1950s, and Bernie Sanders with a nostalgia for the revolutionary politics of ...
Tags: Politics, Lifestyle, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Salvation Army, Bernie Sanders, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Sanders, Clark, Pete, Buttigieg, Zack Ford, Pete Buttigieg, George M Johnson


What to Watch: Gays afraid of gay sex, a true-crime investigation and a Hollywood tell-all

Mark Patton get some glove love in “Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge” Stepping out on a movie date this weekend? Netflix and chillin? Whatever your entertainment needs, we got your back (and hopefully your mind) with Queerty’s weekly “Culture Club” column with some of the highlights of new releases, streaming shows, classics worth revisiting, and what to drink while you watch. The Stream: The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez The case of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez, a child murdere...
Tags: Feature, New York, Hollywood, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Netflix, Elton John, John, Pedro Almodóvar, Antonio Banderas, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Katya, Salvador, Gabriel


Man pretended to be gay to befriend lesbian commuter, then raped her

Taurence Callagain (Photo: Fulton Country Jail) An Atlanta man has been found guilty of raping a woman he met on his daily train commute. The woman is a lesbian and in a longterm relationship. To befriend her, the man – Taurence Callagain, 36 – pretended he was gay. Callagain began talking to the woman in August 2015 after encountering her at a transit station in West Atlanta. After gaining her trust, they swapped phone numbers. He maintained that he was gay during this period and she believe...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Atlanta, Rape, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Fulton County, Atlanta Medical Center, Taurence Callagain, Fulton Country Jail An Atlanta, Callagain, Paul L Howard Jr


Texas GOP official compares gay group to murder advocates

Sue Evenwel (Photo: Twitter) As previously reported on Queerty, the Texas branch of the Log Cabin Republicans (LCR) have again been turned down for a booth at the Texas State Republican Convention. It takes place May 14-16 in Houston, TX. 2020 represents the twentieth year the LGBTQ conservative group have been denied a booth. Related: Log Cabin Republicans shunned by their own party, can’t even get a booth at upcoming convention AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inar...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Texas, Lifestyle, Gop, Houston, Republican Party, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, Roberts, LCR, Evenwel, Texas GOP, Bob Hall, Log Cabin Republicans


This carnaval could be sexier and crazier than Rio, check out these pics

After Brazil's President Bolsonaro saw news video, he tweeted, "What is a golden shower?"
Tags: Feature, Life, Lifestyle, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Queerty, Gaycities Link, Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Bolsonaro


PHOTOS: Highlights from the 2020 Queerties

Awards season has officially come to a close with an explosion of talent and queerness. With a record-setting number of votes cast–over 1 million in total–the 2020 Queerties celebrated the best of LGBTQ media and culture. Thanks to Visit Britain, The CW, NULO and SKYY Vodka for making it all possible. Congratulations all around! Head here for a full list of winners, and scroll down for highlights from the unforgettable evening (see even more photos over on our Facebook page)… ‘Race Chaser’ ho...
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Britain, Alaska, Head, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Kathy Griffin, Manila Luzon, Michael Henry, Constance Wu, Willam, Kit Williamson, Queerties, Ongina, Skyy Vodka


And the winners of the 2020 Queerties are…

Hollywood lit up Tuesday night as the winners, nominees and voters of the 2020 Queerties celebrated at Liason, honoring the queer community’s brightest stars. Celebrities, social media mavens and journalists converged on the Los Angeles venue to mingle, enjoy a SKYY Vodka cocktail, and honor the best in LGBTQ media and entertainment. The awards ceremony included a special appearance by Kathy Griffin and Muna brought the house down with a performance. With over 1 million votes cast by Queerty rea...
Tags: Feature, Hollywood, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Kathy Griffin, Lizzo, Rupaul, Muna, Kate McKinnon, Billy Porter, Wanda Sykes, Jonathan Van Ness, Queerties 2020, Mark Kanemura Love


Parent asks Internet for help with closeted son: ‘He is my life’

A dedicated mother created a Reddit account just to ask for help saying the right things to her potentially-closeted teen and “support him in his journey.” “My sweet wonderful son is 14,” she wrote in a February 20 post that’s been 98% upvoted. “I have been 80% sure he is gay since he was very small. Although he hasn’t shown any sexual interests I found a Tumblr account on his phone that was following a very specific fetish. … He is a typical grumpy, private teen. We live in a closed-minded are...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Netflix, Reddit, Mother, Dad, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gay Son, Closeted, Reddit Advice


EXCLUSIVE: The Naked And Famous drop their newest track, “Come As You Are”

Electropop darlings The Naked And Famous have just released their newest track “Come As You Are,” and in an exciting twist, Queerty readers get to hear it first. “Come As You Are” marks the latest single off the musical duo’s forthcoming album, Recover, set to hit the web May 8. “Come As You Are” deals with themes of insecurity, loneliness, and feeling like an outcast. “It started out as a song about how everyone comes into a new relationship with history and baggage, and how you shouldn’t let ...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Recovery, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Naked And Famous, Thom Powers, Come as You Are, Billy Porter RuPaul, Alisa Xayalith, Xayalith


Wilton Manors mayor dies of heart attack at 41

Justin Flippen (Photo: @justinflippen | Twitter) The Mayor of Wilton Manors, Justin Flippen, died suddenly yesterday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 41. Flippen was driving to Tuesday evening’s City Commission meeting when he became ill. He was rushed to hospital, where he passed away, according to officials. “We are very sad. Our hearts go out to Justin’s family and friends,” the Wilton Manors city officials said in a statement. “This is a horrible loss for our community.” Ad...
Tags: Florida, Politics, US, Lifestyle, House Of Representatives, Lgbtq, Stephen, Palm Springs, Ad Friendly, Queerty, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Justin, FAU, City Commission


Wilton Manors mayor dies suddenly aged 41

Justin Flippen (Photo: @justinflippen | Twitter) The Mayor of Wilton Manors, Justin Flippen, died suddenly yesterday. He was 41. Flippen was driving to Tuesday evening’s City Commission meeting when he became ill. He was rushed to hospital, where he passed away, according to officials. Early reports suggested he’d suffered a massive heart attack. Today, Police Chief Paul O’Connell, after consultation with the Chief Medical Examiner, said the cause of death was a brain aneurysm. “We are very s...
Tags: Florida, Politics, US, Lifestyle, House Of Representatives, Lgbtq, Stephen, Paul O'connell, Palm Springs, Ad Friendly, Queerty, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Justin, FAU


Piers Morgan is feuding with out actress Jameela Jamil and it’s officially ugly

Piers Morgan is no stranger to bad taste, but publishing private messages from deceased TV presenter Caroline Flack as ammunition for a feud with out actress Jameela Jamil may be a new low. Jamil has been open about her tumultuous few weeks, saying the backlash she received after coming out as queer and speaking about her health pushed her “to a point near death.” In a message shared via Twitter, she called out Morgan for turning people’s adversity into punchlines. A final word on all the li...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Piers Morgan, Caroline Flack, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Morgan, Caroline, Flack, Jameela, Jamil, Jameela Jamil, Love Island


Ben Affleck reveals he’s not on Grindr, in case you were wondering

Let it be known: Ben Affleck is not a Grindr user. The ubiquitous gay dating app would like to change that, however. In an interview with Diane Sawyer last week, the Oscar-winning director and actor opened up to ABC News about his dating life, or lack thereof. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Specifically, he said he isn’t on any of the apps and went on to list a series of real and made-up applications. Related: Ben Affleck in ’97: “A man kissing an...
Tags: Entertainment, Ben Affleck, Lifestyle, Abc News, Grindr, Diane Sawyer, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Affleck


WATCH: Lil Nas X crashes a wedding to dance with the bride

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lil Nas X (@lilnasx) on Feb 2, 2020 at 6:10pm PST Lil Nas X surprised wedding goers on the weekend when he crashed a wedding at Disney World. The gay singer and rapper posted a short video clip of the incident to his Twitter on Sunday. In it, he can be seen dancing into the reception room holding hands with the bride. just crashed a wedding at disney worl...
Tags: Instagram, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ellen, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Disney World, Bert, Old Town Road, Lil Nas X


It’s Carnaval time! Here are photos of gorgeous people Rio de Janeiro

Check out these sexy pics of the sexiest people on the planet
Tags: Hot, Feature, Life, Lifestyle, Rio De Janeiro, Pics, Queerty, Gaycities Link, Carnaval


Of course Trump has invited homophobic boxer Tyson Fury to the White House

Homophobic boxer Tyson Fury keeps on winning. On Saturday, the 31-year-old entered the sold-out MGM Arena in Las Vegas for WBC’s world heavyweight championship being carried on a golden throne. He went on to secure the crown, along with a $20 million prize, over Deontay Wilder in a seven round match. And then he was invited to the White House! AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Isn't Tyson Fury that extremely homophobic and antisemitic guy — Desper...
Tags: Politics, White House, Lifestyle, Boxing, Las Vegas, Donald Trump, Tyson Fury, Boxer, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Homophobic, Trump, WBC, Deontay Wilder, MGM Arena


Gay man fed up because all the guys he meets are total “garbage”

An Atlanta man says all the guys he dates are “garbage” and he hates them, so he’s seeking advice from Mike Fleming at Project Q. “I am a gay man, but I hate men,” the letter begins. “The only thing they end up being good for is sex, yet I still want just one to buck the stereotype and change my life.” The man goes on to say he has a great network of female friends who he gets along with splendidly. But when it comes to men, he has zero luck. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-...
Tags: Life, Advice, Love, Lifestyle, Atlanta, Dating, Men, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Fleming, Mike Fleming


WATCH: ‘Mostly top’ guy woke up wanting to bottom — this is his story

You can’t judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his jockstrap. One guy has gone viral after doing just that, in a manner of speaking. Andy is a marketing consultant from Philadelphia and self-described top who woke up on a recent business trip feeling… different. He took to Twitter to share his story: AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); “When I woke up this morning, something just hit different, or rather I wanted to be hit different. “So I made a ...
Tags: Sex, Life, Lifestyle, Philadelphia, Andy, Ad Friendly, Queerty


OnlyFans star handing out free subscriptions to anyone who donates to Elizabeth Warren’s campaign

Gay adult film performer Kenny Benjamin is giving out free subscriptions to his OnlyFans page in exchange for donations to Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. “If you send me a screenshot of you donating to Elizabeth Warren I will give you my alt and if you already have my alt I’ll give you a month of OnlyFans,” Benjamin told his 8K followers on Twitter last week. IF YOU SEND ME A SCREENSHOT OF YOU DONATING TO ELIZABETH WARREN I WILL GIVE YOU MY ALT AND IF YOU ALREADY HAVE MY ALT ILL GIVE YOU A MON...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, White House, Elizabeth Warren, Lifestyle, Warren, 20/20, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Benjamin, Gay Star News, Kenny Benjamin, Kyle Gasaway, Hilary Clinton America


Gigi Hadid takes down insufferable YouTuber with one brutal tweet, wins internet

Gigi Hadid displayed big, big, 2020 energy on Twitter over the weekend, and now the fashion model is being celebrated by gay and straight admirers alike. The whole thing started when YouTuber Jake Paul shared something resembling a story about Hadid’s boyfriend, former One Direction member Zayn Malik. “Almost had to clap up zane [sic] from 1 direction because he is a little guy and has an attitude,” Paul wrote in a tweet on Sunday. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inar...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Zayn Malik, Gigi Hadid, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Youtuber, PAUL, Malik, Hadid, Zayn, Zane, Jake Paul, YouTuber Jake Paul


Bisexual reality star claps back at interviewers who ask him to “make a choice” between men or women

View this post on Instagram You have so much to SMILE about. Don’t you forget it. Happy Sunday, Beautiful Souls! ? #LoveIsBlind A post shared by Carlton Morton (@carltonmorton) on Feb 23, 2020 at 5:12am PST Carlton Morton currently appears on Netflix’s new dating reality series Love Is Blind. In an recent appearance on the radio program “The Morning Culture,” the reality star opened up about his ...
Tags: Instagram, Life, Lifestyle, Netflix, Sexuality, Morton, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Bisexuality, Fluid, Love Is Blind, Fluidity, Carlton Morton


Carnival-goers burn a giant effigy of a gay couple in Croatia

(Image: YouTube) A giant papier-mâché effigy of a same-sex couple, holding a doll intended to represent a child, has been burned in front of a large carnival crowd in Croatia. The carnival took place in the town of Imotski on Sunday. It’s a tradition of the carnival, stretching back 150 years, to burn giant effigies of political figures or others in the news. The effigies are carried through the town and then set alight. This year’s effigy was followed by a group of kindergarten children on i...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Burning, Croatia, Carnival, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Social Democratic Party, Imotski, Nenad Stazić, Milivoj Djuk, Bako Ceremony Cultural Society, Slobodnadalmacija, Arsen Bauk, Rainbow Family Association, Daniel Martinovic


Gay men’s skin cancer risk may be more complicated than tanning beds

Another study has found that gay and bi men are more prone to skin cancer. One of its authors has speculated that increased use of tanning beds may not be the only factor driving this. The same researchers also carried out a separate study into skin cancer and gender identity. It found gender non-conforming individuals also have an increased risk of skin cancer. The two US-based studies were published last week in the scientific journal JAMA Dermatology. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.d...
Tags: Health, Boston, Hiv, US, Lifestyle, HPV, Skin Cancer, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gay Men, Gnc, Reuters, Arash Mostaghimi, Brigham and Women 's Hospital, JAMA Dermatology AdBridg, Mostaghimi


WATCH: 9-year-old asks Pete Buttigieg for help to come out as gay

Zachary Ro on stage with Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, at the Denver town hall event (Photo: @petebuttigieg | Instagram) A nine-year-old boy asked Pete Buttigieg for help coming out as gay. The incident took place at a town hall meeting in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday. Members of the audience submitted questions for the Democratic Presidential hopeful to answer. The boy, who was later identified as Zachary Ro, wrote: “Thank you for being so brave. Would you help me tell the world ...
Tags: Politics, Lifestyle, Denver, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Peter, Chasten, Pete, Rush Limbaugh, Denver Colorado, Buttigieg, Ro, Pete Buttigieg, Chasten Buttigieg, Zachary Ro


Why ‘Days of Our Lives’ axing its gay characters was the worst decision ever

Daytime soap fans are as loyal as The Lord of the Rings’ Samwise Gamgee. If they weren’t, soap operas wouldn’t be be passed along from generation to generation, sometimes remaining on air and in production for more than half a century. When was the last time a primetime drama series did that? In 2020, Days of Our Lives, the longest-running of the four surviving network soaps after General Hospital, is celebrating its 55th year of love in the afternoon. To commemorate the occasion, the powers th...
Tags: TV, Nbc, Entertainment, New York City, Lifestyle, Soap opera, Sony Pictures Television, Days Of Our Lives, Minority Report, Wilson, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Ciara, Ben, Sonny, Jennifer


This pancake analogy is a delicious argument for being versatile

If your response to the “top or bottom” question would be “N/A,” this one’s for you: A Reddit user in the r/gay subreddit recently shared a mantra for vers guys around the world. “A pancake ain’t done ’til it’s been flipped on both sides,” the post reads. from gay Related: Flip it and reverse it: The joys of being versatile in bed AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Some hardline tops and bottoms objected to the post. “I’ve d...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Memes, Reddit, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Versatile


Vintage photo shows two military men in a sweet embrace

from gay A vintage photo of unknown origin shows two shirtless military guys, dancing chest to chest and cheek to cheek. The touching pic has been making the rounds on social media, but there’s no consensus on who or where the guys were. An Imgur user claimed they’re military conscripts dancing in Sweden in 1955. An eBay seller, meanwhile, listed the snapshot as a photo of “1940s Army buddies dancing.” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1...
Tags: Sweden, Ebay, Life, Lifestyle, Military, Army, Soldiers, Reddit, Vintage, Ad Friendly, Queerty, An Imgur