Gay Culture, Queer Society and LGBT Community

Gay Culture

Gay Culture: Everything You Need to Know

From innovators, artists, rainbow flags and Pride parades to drag queens, poppers, sex and nightlife, gay culture is truly an experience.

At Hornet we cover all the nuances of gay culture. Why were both October and February chosen to be Gay History Month? Where are the best sex museums around the world? Maybe you want advice on love from drag queens, or sex tips from your favorite gay porn stars. Find answers to all these questions and more in our queer culture articles.

Furthermore, here are just a few of the topics we cover here at Hornet: Art Drag Drugs History Nightlife Photography Sex Sports Tech

Whether you're new to the gay scene or you're a circuit queen who's been around the block (if ya know what we mean), there's always more to learn about our culture and what makes us a unique and wonderful community.
Photography
The New York Public Library’s Archives Are a Treasure Trove of Queer History

Queer parties, protests and trans women who started the Stonewall Riots are all hiding in the New York Public Library’s massive photo archive.

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History
Buggery, Sodomy and Cross-Dressing, Oh My: A Timeline of Gay Criminalization in America

The history of gay criminalization in the United States — mostly in the form of anti-sodomy laws — is a complex one, but let’s break it all down

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History
The Mattachine Society Helped Lay the Groundwork for Queer Liberation

The Mattachine Society was eventually seen as too reserved, but it laid the groundwork for the entire LGBTQ rights movement

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History
In the Early 1950s, U.S. Feds Tried to Kill the First Gay Magazine

After ONE Magazine debuted in 1953, the U.S. government harassed its writers and put it on trial for obscenity, just because it was gay.

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