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This Roman Emperor Made Everyone Worship His Dead Gay Lover

What would you do for your dead gay lover? When gay Roman emperor Hadrian lost his beloved, he made Antinous a god and forced others to worship him.

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The First Gay Couple Recorded in History Dates All the Way Back to Ancient Egypt

About 20 miles south of Cairo lies Saqqara, the vast necropolis and pyramid field of Egypt’s first capital, Memphis. This is where the tomb of what may be the first gay couple in recorded history lies. Discovered in 1964, the tomb of royal manicurists Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum “depicts two men[…]

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24 Tips on How Gay Men Can Avoid Police Entrapment in Dangerous, Anti-LGBT Countries

In many countries around the world, it’s extremely dangerous for gay men to express their authentic selves. Because of that fact, it’s imperative that gay men know how to stay safe amid adversity. One thing that seems to be common among anti-LGBTQ nations is police entrapment, something the average gay man[…]

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Lebanese Band Mashrou’ Leila and Its Gay Lead Singer Are Smashing Middle Eastern Homophobia

Happy 10th birthday to one of the world’s most revolutionary bands, thanks in part to its lead singer, a gay man named Hamed Sinno

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