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Gay Dating 101: Key First Date Dos and Don’ts

It goes without saying that gay dating isn’t exactly a cake walk. Not only do gay men deal with many of the same pitfalls and concerns straight people do, but there are plenty of additional concerns to grapple with for good measure. This is especially the case when it comes to first dates. Doubly so if you’ve either been off the market for a while and aren’t quite sure you still understand how gay dating works or are fresh out of the closet and just getting started for the first time!

 The bad news is gay men as a community are still in the process of figuring this whole dating thing out. Unlike straight people, gays don’t have years of established social blueprints and dating traditions to default to if things get confusing. That means we borrow a lot from straight

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9 Fantastic Dating Tips for Newly Out Gays

If you’re a gay man who’s fresh out of the closet, you should definitely be congratulated. Coming out is quite possibly one of the most difficult things any gay man has to do in his entire life, so it only makes sense that you’d have some pretty strong feelings right now. On the one hand, you no doubt feel like the world is your oyster from a dating standpoint, probably for the first time ever. On the other, you’re probably as terrified as you are excited and that’s also understandable.

It’s important not to sweat it too much though. Yes, dating as a fresh-out-of-the-closet gay man is challenging to say the least, but it’s also fun and thrilling. You’re about to start living your life on your terms and that life is going to

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Dating While Gay and Introverted: 9 Helpful Pointers to Keep in Mind

Dating as a gay man can be challenging enough as it is. Add shyness or introversion to the mix as well and the gay dating scene can seem positively intimidating. Only about 25-33% of the entire population is introverted by nature, so you’re already outnumbered by at least three to one. Plus, quite a few introverts actively pretend to be extroverts in order to fit in better, so it’s hardly surprising if you sometimes feel like the only introverted gay guy on the planet.

Even so, dating as an introverted gay man isn’t impossible. You will probably need to put a little more forethought and effort into things if you’re serious about having the quality experiences you deserve though. The following tips can help take the guesswork out of the process.

  1. Just be yourself.

If you're like most introverts, you’ve

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10 Persistent Bisexual Myths We All Need to Stop Perpetuating

If you’re gay, it goes almost without saying that you also know what it’s like to be stereotyped. It’s something just about every community on the planet has had to deal with from time to time and the LGBTQ community is definitely no exception. Thankfully, people are a lot more socially aware than they once were, so it’s a lot less common to run into someone that truly doesn’t have a clue what it does (and doesn’t) mean to be gay.

However, myths and erroneous beliefs about bisexuals persist and not just among straight people either. Quite a few gay people are guilty of stereotyping bisexual people too and it’s really time we stopped. The following are just a few of the most persistent myths that need to be banished ASAP. How many are you guilty

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13 Things Every Gay Guy Should Start Doing While He’s Still Young

When you’re a young, gay 20-something just coming into his own, it can definitely feel like you still have your whole life ahead of you. If you’re like most, you definitely know you’re not a kid anymore, but you probably also think you have plenty of time left before you really have to buckle down and start adulting. Time has a way of flying by more quickly than you think though.

That said, the following are just a few of the things every gay man will eventually be glad he prioritized while he was still young and fresh-faced. The more of them you incorporate into your routine while you’re still young, the better. Your future self will thank you for it!

  1. Having Safe Sex

Hopefully you’re already having safe sex, but if you’re not, it’s officially

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