Gay Community

Evening Update Newsletter: Jerusalem, California wildfires, Markle’s Toronto house

<b>Good evening and happy Friday,</b><b>WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW</b><p><b>Globe in Jerusalem: Fears of new intifada dissipate despite violent protests</b><p>At least one person was killed and hundreds were hurt as thousands of Palestinian protesters took to the streets and clashed with Israeli troops expressing outrage at U.S. …

Meghan Markle

No evidence disappearances linked to Toronto’s gay village are related: police

Toronto's police chief says the force will be reviewing how it conducts missing persons investigations.<p>Chief Mark Saunders says he has asked the Professional Standards Unit to look at any gaps and issues in how such probes are conducted.<p>Saunders' announcement came as Toronto police updated the …

Crime

Toronto’s gay village is worried about safety following a string of disappearances – VICE News

The death of a young woman who went missing from Toronto’s gay village last weekend has left the community shaken and accusing police of inaction on a string of unsolved disappearances dating back to 2010.<p>Tess Richey, who went missing last Saturday, and had been last seen in the Village, was found …

Crime

Is it only straight people who give bisexuals a hard time? Apparently not...

Research has shown that bisexuals face greater domestic violence, mental health issues, and stigma from gay and straight people.<p>Statistics from an …

LGBTQ

In Trey Pearson's 'Love Is Love,' a Christian Finds His Gay Community

Trey Pearson has released a new music video. Shared exclusively with <i>The Advocate</i>, the video is for the title track of his new album, <i>Love Is Love,</i> …

LGBTQ

Melbourne Underground Film Fest Director Faces Backlash For Homophobic Post

industry > News<p>Melbourne Underground Film Fest Director Faces Backlash For Homophobic Post<p>Founder and director of the <b>Melbourne Underground Film</b> …

LGBTQ

Montrealers blasted by alert sirens as part of exercise

A siren system that was tested on Tuesday and designed to alert Montrealers about any major industrial accident was too weak and not distinctive …

Canadian News

Poetry in the city: the return of Montreal’s neon lights

In Montreal’s Gay Village, a red-orange glow radiates from a Vietnamese tapas restaurant onto a side street lined with red, brown and grey-bricked …

Canadian News

Poetry in the city: the return of Montreal's neon lights

MONTREAL — In Montreal’s Gay Village, a red-orange glow radiates from a Vietnamese tapas restaurant onto a side street lined with red, brown and …

LGBTQ

3 Ways Grindr Has Ruined Everything About Dating In The Gay Community

I am a queer single male in NYC. You would think dating would be easy because there are thousands of queer guys all around me.<p>Well, if you think …

LGBTQ

iWantEmpire Signs Adult Star Diego Sans as Contract Star and Brand Ambassador

LOS ANGELES, CA – iWantEmpire has signed acclaimed performer Diego Sans as their newest contract star, as well as brand ambassador and consultant, …

LGBTQ

Bernie Sanders Doesn't Think Women, Latinos, Blacks, and Gays Are 'Ordinary Americans'

Independent Senator and 2016 Democratic presidential primary loser Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has been relentless in his pursuit of white voters while he …

Bernie Sanders

How Calling Kevin Spacey a Pedophile Hurts the Gay Community

Everyone loves to hate a pedophile, even if they’ve made him up.Immediately after Kevin Spacey tweeted an apology on Sunday night for allegedly …

LGBTQ

WA gay community welcomes apology to men convicted of homosexual acts

For the men who lived through the years before 1990 when it was against the law to have gay sex in Western Australia, Wednesday's historic apology by …

LGBTQ

Zeke Thomas: "A Lot of People Get Ashamed" About Sexual Assault in the Gay Community

Amid the growing onslaught of allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and other prominent figures, one thing is certain: there isn't a right or wrong way to respond after experiencing sexual assault. We also know that it's something that affects people across all demographics. Zeke …

Feminism

Hilarious Video Perfectly Calls Out Misogyny In The Gay Community

"You're talking to us like a lot of straight men do."<p>Misogyny in the gay community has never been a laughing matter... until Michael Henry got his hands on it.<p>In his latest video, the wickedly funny comedian tackles gay men who think they can’t be misogynists because they’re gay ― “we’re more …

LGBTQ

This Short Film Hilariously Examines Dangerous Expectations Of Masculinity Among Gay Men

A compelling new short film explores how gay men impose expectations of masculinity on one another ― and the effects these behaviors have on …

Short Films

'Love and Hip Hop' Honcho Wants Hazel-E Fired for Attacking Gay Community

<b>(TMZ)</b> <b>--</b> "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood" creator <b>Mona Scott-Young</b> is disgusted by <b>Hazel-E</b>'s homophobic social media rant, and if she gets her way ... Hazel …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Alex Jones: “The reason you have HIV is because it is a culture now in the gay community ... to give other people HIV”

ALEX JONES (HOST): I want to get into the psychology of the insane Democratic Party here, because when HIV goes from lowered numbers like it is to …

Liberal View

5 interesting gay facts about Montreal, Canada

<i>“Diversity is the engine of invention. It generates creativity that enriches the world”</i><p>…spoken by one of Montreal’s most famous (straight) residents, …

LGBTQ

Opinion: As one of Australia's biggest gay clubs closes, is gay culture now dead?

Gay culture is being a teenager when you're 30 because your teenage years were not yours to live.<p>— Introvert Gay (@introvertgay) September 2, …

LGBTQ

Soweto Gay Pride Marches Against Hate Crimes in South Africa

The Soweto Gay Pride march has returned with hundreds of participants protesting hate crimes against the gay community. The 2016 edition of the event …

South Africa

17 men on trial in Egypt as government goes after gay community

A rainbow flag is an incredibly dangerous thing to wave in Egypt.<p>The Egyptian government is cracking down on people after a group was recently seen waving the colorful symbol for gay pride at a concert. Six men were arrested last week for “promoting sexual deviancy” on social media, and now 17 men …

LGBTQ

Sex, drugs and dark times: Hong Kong gay men try to escape the dangerous lure of chemsex

Jack’s darkest moment came as a direct result of his desire to finally find true happiness.<p>Years of hiding his sexuality from family and friends had …

News (China)

When Researching Individual Engagement With the “Gay Community,” Numbers Only Tell Half the Story

“Gay community” is a phrase one hears tossed about all the time, from politicians and health officials to activists and everyday gays themselves. But …

LGBTQ

Ste-Catherine St. in Gay Village to reopen to vehicle traffic

The city of Montreal announced Monday that a stretch of Ste-Catherine St. that was made a pedestrian-only area for the summer will be accessible to …

Canadian News

A Psychotherapist Dishes on Open Marriage in the Gay Community

“While there are lots of books about how to plan your gay wedding, there are virtually none that address what to do after the honeymoon is over,” begins author and psychotherapist Michael Dale Kimmel. After seeing hundreds—maybe a thousand—gay couples wrestling with the institution of marriage, he …

Weddings

Princess Diana desperately wanted to just be herself – that's why she will always be a gay icon

I began sixth grade in August 1997. My teacher gave us forms to fill out so he could get to know us. I don’t remember most of the questions – it was …

LGBTQ

Free drug tests dropped in favour of 'amnesty bins' for revellers

However, as the country gears up for Electric Picnic next weekend, special disposal bins may now be introduced at music festivals and clubs, allowing …

News (Ireland)

Must-See Montreal Gay Village Summer Events in 2017

01 of 11<p>Montreal Gay Village Summer Events: 2017 Edition<p>Every spring and summer, the Montreal Gay Village undergoes a transformation. Its main …

Festivals