Maxfield Haynes

The Hottest Men in Dance, 2021 Edition

Though each of these dancers is runway worthy, they eclipse standard measurements of masculinity while defining what it means to be gorgeous on their own terms.

By Juan Michael Porter II
Paul Rudnick

Pretty, Witty, and Gay: Revisiting HIV Classic ‘Jeffrey’ With Paul Rudnick

We chatted with the amazing Paul Rudnick about his effervescent comedy on the AIDS crisis of the 1980s and 1990s—a remarkable play-turned-film that almost never saw the light of day.

By Charles Sanchez

Along the Road to Joy: Soul Music and a Shift in Perspective

For many Black gay men, the path to freedom and self-expression is anything but a straight line.

By Monte J. Wolfe
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Zak Salih Talks About His New Intergenerational Gay Novel, ‘Let’s Get Back to the Party’

Set in D.C. the summer before Trump’s win, the story toggles between two childhood friends—lovelorn, moody Sebastian and angry, sex-focused Oscar.

By Tim Murphy
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Elon Green's 'Last Call' Revisits the Serial Killer Who Stalked NYC’s Early ’90s Gay Piano Bars

Elon Green’s Last Call is an investigative deep dive into grisly murders that were ultimately solved but mostly forgotten.

By Tim Murphy
Personal Stories

Dealing With a Lifetime of Body-Image Problems During the Coronavirus Pandemic

A Black gay man living with HIV, Monte J. Wolfe has strived to navigate body shaming his entire life. But since COVID-19 lockdowns began, his coping mechanisms have been strained to the limit.

By Monte J. Wolfe

Pro Bottoms Offer Their Best Tips for Your Butthole

We reached out to some of the industry’s most talented asses for their tips on taking your anal talents to impressive new heights.

By Bobby Box
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HIV Self-Testing Improves Care Among Queer Men

Cedric Bien-Gund, M.D., explains how at-home HIV self-testing, while improving options for gay and bisexual men, also makes it more likely they’ll be connected to care and preventative services.

By Juan Michael Porter II
Leo Herrera

Going Viral: Queer Artist Leo Herrera on Social Media

How one visual artist works around social-media censorship to start vital conversations about the human experience, queerness, anti-racism, and our responsibilities to each other.

By Charles Sanchez
Toronto Gay Village

The Murders That Haunted Toronto’s Gayborhood for the Past Decade—And a Chat With the Journalist Who Covered Them

Justin Ling’s ‘Missing From the Village’ is the deep-dive book version of his years-long investigation into why the police failed to connect dots—until they finally did.

By Tim Murphy