Through its GPS-based technology, the app produces a dynamic and homosexual network that gay men use to arrange casual hook-ups. In his work, the author focuses on the diverse media routines that Grindr users practise in the course of an urban sexuality. How does the search for non-committal sex inscribe itself in everyday routines that homosexual men use to shape their lives in Berlin? For the Digital Society Blog, the author presents various central theses from his research in a two-part blog series. Part 1 of the series first introduces readers to the world of gay online sex dating and then contextualises it with four findings from the local use of the app in Berlin. Have you ever heard of cruising?
The Gay Man in the Straight Marriage
Research Blog—Unique and Normal: Friendships Between Straight Women and Gay Men - IMPACT Program
Written by Francesca Gaiba, Ph. Friendships between straight women and gay men became a common feature on television shows e. In , I interviewed approximately 40 gay men and straight women friends all cisgender about their friendships . This and other studies  have shown that friendships between straight women and gay men are not entirely different from other friendships, especially in the types of activities that friends engage in and the level of support that they receive from each other. However, some features of these friendships are unique, since these friendships span both gender and sexual orientation. This situation, in which a man and a woman relate in a non-sexual way, is a somewhat unusual social interaction in mainstream American society.
New Trends in Gay Male Relationships: The Choices Study
The other day when I tweeted my distaste for the latest Kylie Minogue single a form of sacrilege in some circles one of my followers replied with one of my least favorite phrases: "We're going to revoke your gay card. There's no such thing as a gay monolith. There are as many ways to be gay as there are colors in the rainbow now who is being easy and glib? Dishing out gay cards is like telling people they aren't allowed to be gay because they haven't seen the requisite number of Glee episodes. But, then again, maybe they gay community needs some sort of shared experience — outside of the experience of falling in love with a member of the same sex — to bring us together.
Tweets by ETR. Throughout my time working with young people, I have had the opportunity to witness amazing conversations. I recently spoke with a group of young Black gay men ages about some of the sexual health and health promotion efforts we are building.