Gay Men


Why Every Straight Man Needs A Gay Best Friend

Since I moved into my new high-rise building, I have made a lot of nice, friendly straight male friends. This is a new experience for me, as for many years I largely surrounded myself with gay men. Not that I am complaining, of course, but I am so amazed with how open minded and non-judgmental many straight men have become, in terms of having gay friends to hang out and chill with.

The HIV Movement Needs to Progress

HIV is an important issue in the lives of gay men but it's only one of many; one of many issues that are linked together and need to be considered through a new and broader lens. It's a lens through which we can focus on HIV but not in isolation of the social and rights-based context in which it exists.

In Praise of Sissy Men

In Christie Blatchford's utopia, men are either gay or a derivative of Chuck Norris. Gays get a pass, the rest must ascribe to an antiquated, ever-shifting definition of masculinity perpetuated in nearly every marketing campaign floated by Canada's top brewing companies.