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RACISM AND THE GAY SCENE - is the gay scene racist?
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Over 850 Black, white, Asian, South Asian, Arab and mixed race gay men shared their thoughts on race and racism with FS.Read more
Last month we asked guys to fill in a short survey about racism. Over 400 white gay men responded. We asked for their honest thoughts on racism on the gay scene – whether they discriminate against other races, whether they have ever experienced racism themselves, and their general thoughts about preference vs. racism.Read more
As the age-old cliché goes, “all good things must come to an end”, and so it’s with the heaviest of hearts that I’m writing this, my last column for FS magazine.Read more
Stating “No Asians” on a dating app in her mind, is no different from saying “No blondes” or if her heterosexual husband said “No men”Read more
I made the mistake of reading some comments on an article I posted online about dating HIV-positive guys. Most of the comments were really supportive but there are always going to be those guys who just want to make it clear that they’re the good gay guys and I’m... well, just not.Read more
When it comes to sex and relationships there is no such thing as a stupid question. Here are our answers to some of the things you asked us via the GMFA website.Read more
The number of gay guys using chems who catch HIV daily (yes, daily) in London is certainly worrying, but what’s even more worrying is that we’re still misunderstanding the basics of how to avoid catching HIV when having sex.Read more
Darkrooms or backrooms are cruising mazes that are found in some venues.Read more
Perhaps surprisingly, the proud tradition of cruising is still going strong. Wherever you are in the UK, you’re not going to be too far from a spot where you’ll easily find other men who want to hook up with men. There are plenty of apps and websites dedicated to helping you out if you want to have sex in a public place.Read more
If you’re under 25 like me, you’ve had the enormous luck of growing up in the best ever era in which to be a gay man. Marriage is all of a sudden a possibility, even if we are just awkwardly navigating our first relationships. Will and Grace and Queer as Folk were already mainstream hits by the time we were still in diapers. Every day in the news it seems that another celebrity comes out of the closet, and is embraced by the public.Read more