hookup-culture

Why Gay Men Love Hooking Up With Straight Dudes

For some, it’s a badge of honor, but for others, it’s not at all what you’d think

The Science of ‘Weed Goggles’

Cannabis has the capacity to make potential romantic partners seem hotter than they are — sometimes to a greater extent than alcohol

The Agony and Ecstasy of Cruising on Military Bases

If you thought the troops were brave already, imagine them taking dick in Iraq as the ground around them explodes

Cruising a Hotel Basement Bathroom in Search of My Queer Lineage

Stories of bareback sex in city parks and hooking up in bathhouses are our fables — stories of a time when cruising functioned as a vital means for gay men to not just get off, but to discover each other