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My Weekend at the International Bear Convergence, a Rare Body-Positive Oasis for Gay Men

I’m at the “DILF” party at The Barracks, the longest-running leather bar in Palm Springs, where a shirtless, rotund, gray-bearded man in a chest harness walks…

My Month With a ‘Bottom Coach’

From getting it, to eating it, to having it, welcome to Ass Week, MEL’s weeklong exploration of the body part du jour. When I came out…

The Quest for ‘Farm-to-Disco’ Poppers

As I recalled earlier this year in the introduction to “A Fascinating History of Poppers,” my first experience with Amyl Nitrites — the beloved recreational…

The Night I Got Drunk Enough to Tell My Wife I’m Gay

Though he’s now the out-and-proud host of Queer Ghost Hunters on YouTube and goes by Lana Del Gay on Twitter, coming out and being out…