Rate your Hook Ups and Friends like they’re Restaurants

mean girls bitchesJust when you thought that the Secret and Mean Girl apps were dying away here comes the next app to rate people you know or have meet.

In a world where you see a new million dollar backed startup launching on a daily basis comes another one that can ruin you or make you look good to others. A ‘Yelp’-style app for rating people similar to rating a restaurant where you can give a review and a star from one to five is a Mean Girl’s dream. The new app called “Peeple” which has already raised $7.6 million in venture capital lets anyone with a Facebook account and cell phone rate another person.

The app has three categories: personal, professional and romantic. Peeple calls itself “a positivity app for positive people,” the idea of the app is already being slammed on social media. Most people are NOT happy about such a thing. Read more »

Russian LGBT Refugees Protest Putin before U.N. Assembly

russian lgbt fleeing putinRUSA LGBT, The Russian-Speaking American LGBT Association posted some photos today of some refugees who are protesting Putin’s aggression and persecution at the U.N. Headquarters in in New York City. With signs that display #PutinKills and to Stop Killing Gays. Some other signs say Putin’s Policies Kill, Russian LGBT Refugees Fleeing Putin, Love is Not a Crime, Putin Discriminates, that he is not peaceful and makes wars and one that asks who is going to die next?

love is not a crime lgbtVladimir Putin and Barack Obama are to meet on Monday in New York for a face-to-face encounter in nearly a year. There are lots of issues for them to discuss as the United States and Russia have been on highly troubled relations.
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Justin Bieber Look-alike Toby Sheldon Found Dead

Justin_Bieber_Toby_Sheldon_Found_Dead_You may have heard of the guy that paid over $100k to look like Justin Bieber. His name is Toby Sheldon and he has been found dead according to TMZ. They were told that Toby’s body was found in a Motel 6 in the San Fernando Valley on August 21. He has been reported missing since August 18.
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RuPaul Drag Winner Tyra Sanchez Has “No Sympathy For People That Commit Suicide”

tyrasanchez bitchRuPaul Drag Winner Tyra Sanchez recently sent a tweet out saying “I Have No Sympathy For People That Commit Suicide. They’re Cowards”. She then went on to post on Facebook a longer explanation:

Dear everyone that has me fifty shades of fucked up,
I will not apologize for my opinion. It’s my opinion and I’m entitled to it. I have no sympathy for people who take their own lives. I believe they are cowards that just gave in and gave up. They don’t have a problem with me saying it, if they did they would address it. Oh no wait… The selfish cowards are no longer here. If anyone is gonna receive an ounce of my sympathy it’s going to be the families they left behind. The ones that are still here suffering. That’s who I sympathize with. There are tons of organizations in the world that are designed to help anyone that is depressed in life. They didn’t seek to find help, instead they chose to give up! Read more »

New Connection for Gay Asylum Seekers

gayimmigrantsDue to oppressive anti-LGBT laws and social cultures in almost 80 countries, the U.S. is a frequent destination for LGBT individuals fleeing persecution. Are you an asylum seekers arriving in the U.S. or abroad?

The problems facing asylum seekers into the U.S. and How we can help:
You may be without any permanent legal status and are not entitled to a free attorney, leaving you to navigate a foreign legal system without a lawyer. Once an asylum application has been submitted, asylum seekers are prohibited from working in the U.S. for 180 days – a process that often takes much longer. As you can imagine, the challenges associated with moving to a new country without the ability to earn an income makes it hard to meet even the basic human necessities of food and shelter. To help LGBT asylum seekers in the we have made this post to see if we can make connections for you so you do not have to fend for yourself.

Just this year the Supreme Court ensured that all same-sex couples, including binational couples, will have the same rights as everyone else. A big turning point here in the United States and we hope we can match you with the right connection to be apart of this great future.

Fill out the form below and let us know if you are already in the United States or anywhere from Russia to Syria to Iran.

If you are approached by someone seeking asylum because they have been persecuted for their sexual orientation let us talk to them and try to connect them with someone who can help. We are starting a network of people including possible personal connections now that gay marriage is legal here in the U.S. Let us know where they are, who you are or what you think you need for help to get out of living in violence and harassment in your home country.

App That Blocks Any Mention of the Kardashians

kardashian app blockerWe realize that many are sensitive to Bruce Jenner coming out with a gender transformation and probably cried along with me during the interview. Whether it be Bruce Jenner as the role model for trans people or someone such as Laverne Cox that’s on you. It’s great that we have that discussion out there but enough of the rest of the Jenners and Kardashians. This wealthy family is taking my newsfeed over and for what purpose? Most of it is Kim Kardashian walking down another red carpet or one of the Jenner’s getting huge lips and teens trying to make their lips and butts huge to match their styles. There’s no telling the horrible things that people are doing to their bodies because of this family and to sit and have to watch their show on TV is punishment enough.

This app or plugin blocks any mention of the KARDASHIANS from the Internet for you. It’s called KardBlock, and its makers claim “If there’s anything on your newsfeed, the website you’re on, whatever . . . we simply make it disappear.
“You won’t ever know the stories about the Kardashians are there, because you won’t ever see them.”

Do we really need to see what new heels the Kardashians are wearing on a daily basis? I am not picking on Kim and Kanye I want all of them gone from my newsfeed. That includes Rob, Khloé, and Kourtney Kardashian. It also includes Brody, Kendall, and Kris Jenner.

The sad thing is that sometimes the Kardashians make more sense than the crazy people over at Fox News and these conservatives in the clown car running for president.
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Why gays can’t fall in love and find our prince charming

lonelygayI know that I am sick of this sadness, loneliness, and the disconnection from others. Aren’t you? What can we do to look at the man in the mirror like Michael Jackson said and make a change? First, we must recognize the problem at hand.

We would rather be socially-accepted than loved.
We spend too much time trying to be in the cool crowd. We are so obsessed with fitting in and being liked that we tend to ignore being loved by another. We’d rather sit at the cool table than hanging out with a man we really like by ourselves. We worry way too much about status doing things like Facebook posts and hoping for likes on our selfies to make us feel better. Also worry way too much about what others say about us.

Social media has killed intimacy
It’s impossible to show our true identities when we’re constantly hiding behind a Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Grindr page. While this medium allows us to connect it has rid us the ability to really get to know each another. Love is chemistry felt in reality not something that can be substituted.

We spend too much time waiting for Prince Charming
The perfect man who will rescue us but forgetting our Prince Charming is also waiting for someone to rescue him. Everyone wants to be rescued with a Disney fairy tale endings. Give some bait and hopefully someone will bite by throwing yourself out there instead of remaining silent. Life is too short.
We think love is supposed to come easy. It is a challenge for most of us.
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6 trendiest hairstyles for guys right now

undercut hairstyle mensHair is normally always the first thing that people notice whether it be in a Grindr photo, at work, or at the bars.
You have to keep up with the latest trends in hair or walk around in another decade with an outdated hair style.
Six trendy trendiest hairstyles for guys right now include the Undercut, Fade haircut, Man bun and the Top Knot. So this may apply to both men and women of the gay community. If you wish to go for a more classic look the trends are the Pompadour with a large volume on top and slicked back sides or a men’s classic side part for a more professional look.
Top knot undercut bun mens hair
The hipsters in the house may want the long-haired man bun or some may want the crops cropped style of the fade. There are several hairstyles to choose from that fit your personality. Just make sure the style fits the shape of your face and is easy for you to fix at 8am or when your running late for a date.

When it comes to product if you want to achieve a dry looking matte style then wax is essential. To achieve a wet looking slick style pomade is the best bet. Now of course you lesbians may be far ahead of the trend outdoing us gays like you did when it came to looking like Justin Bieber.

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Creator of ‘Queer As Folk’ Finally brings us Happy Gay TV Again!

Cucumber_and_BananaWe all could see the writing on the wall after the premier of HBO’s Looking. It was nothing like ‘Queer As Folk’ and while they were not exactly trying to be it really didn’t represent the gay lifestyle in most cities. Hipsters in San Francisco could be fun possibly for one episode but not many could get attached to the characters. I mean where was the Brian Kinney and the Justin and the two lesbians having Brian’s baby and all the normal gay friends that hang out? It came with us crying, enjoying club scenes which were my favorite parts, the back room scenes, sex scenes, love between friends, and the comedy of it all. Looking maybe had a tenth of that.

The British are coming to save us from bad gay TV. To kick off the premiere of the new series “Cucumber” and “Banana” on April 13, Logo TV will air a marathon of UK version of “Queer as Folk” on April 4 and April 11. I just said a lot right there and I think I am in heaven. This is so exciting. Let me repeat…

Cucumber_and_BananahotblackguysLogo will air the full series of the UK “Queer as Folk,” which ran for 10 episodes in the United Kingdom in 1999. “Queer as Folk” starred “Sons of Anarchy” hunk Charlie Hunnam as 15-year-old Nathan, a gay teen who found love, sex and discovered what it meant to be gay in Manchester, UK. The series was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2000. This is the first time that the original “Queer as Folk” will air in full on U.S. cable.

“Queer as Folk” was created by television pioneer Russell T Davies, who also created the revamped “Doctor Who.” The first half of “Queer as Folk” will air on Saturday, April 4 at 10pm ET and the second half will air on Saturday, April 11 at 10pm ET. Logo’s “Queer as Folk” marathon will ready viewers for Russell T Davies’ new and hotly anticipated LGBT dramas “Cucumber” and “Banana,” premiering Monday, April 13 at 10pm ET after an all-new episode of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

“Cucumber” and “Banana” are interwoven drama series that will explore 21st century gay life in all its powerful, witty, dark and uplifting guises through the lens of two disparate generations. The hour-long “Cucumber” will explore the lives and misadventures of Henry Best and his long-suffering boyfriend of nine years, Lance Sullivan. The half-hour “Banana” will follow the individual lives of younger LGBT characters orbiting around Henry's world, telling stories of modern love – the romantic, the obsessed, the hopeful, the lonely, the lost, and the lucky.

Daily Antibiotic May Work as PrEP Against STD’s

hot male model shirtlessA daily dose of the antibiotic doxycycline may be effective as a PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis against gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis according to a recent study. We may not have vaccines for these STD’s yet but if we can guard ourselves with these PrEP’s we can help get rid of these infections. These researchers published their findings in Sexually Transmitted Diseases and conducted a pilot study of 30 HIV-positive gay men and transgender women who had contracted syphilis at least twice since being diagnosed with HIV. They were randomized either to take 100 milligrams of doxycycline each day for 36 weeks or to receive financial incentives for remaining free of sexually transmitted infections.
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