Brandon Quintero

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Cheating, or hot air? Brady calls claim Patriots used deflated footballs 'ridiculous'

The NFL has confirmed it is looking into charges the New England Patriots cheated Sunday night when they clinched a trip to the Super Bowl Sunday night by using deflated footballs, a charge star quarterback Tom Brady dismissed as "ridiculous."<p>NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed the probe Monday, …

Largest ever study into the gay gene 'erodes the notion that sexual orientation is a choice'

A new scientific study of 409 pairs of gay brothers could put to rest decades of debate over the existence of the so-called ‘gay gene’.<p>Research …

10 Hours of Catcalling Straight Men in NYC as a Gay Man: How to Get Fag-Bashed

The reactions to "10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman," the recent viral video from the anti-street-harassment group Hollaback, have run the gamut from angry and mocking to inspired and supportive, and some are fascinating. In case you missed the video, which has received almost 37 million views …

'Beautiful Thing' Was the Film That Made Being Gay OK

How the movie helped me come out after my time as a student in Newcastle, which I spent trying and failing to get my closeted rugby-playing sex partner to commit.<p>​<p><i>This post originally appeared in VICE UK​</i><p>When it came out—literally—in 2011, Andrew Haigh's <i>Weekend</i> was hailed as a brilliant indie …

Mean Gays: What the Gay 'Community' and the North Shore High School Cafeteria Have in Common

It starts out simply enough: I open up Scruff and peruse nearby men, looking at their profiles; immediately ignoring anyone I deem less-than-attractive, regardless of what their personality may entail; and filtering through guys according to which of the app's rudimentary self-descriptors they've …

Cairo bathhouse raid spreads fear in Egyptian gay community

By Erin Cunningham<p>, Middle East reporter<p>CAIRO — Egypt’s government has aggressively cracked down on Islamist and liberal opponents over the past year. Now officials are increasingly targeting another group: gay people.<p>Police raided a public bathhouse in Cairo this month and arrested at least two …