If Instagram is to be believed, gay friendship is mostly muscled, tanned men smiling topless on the beach or in a club surrounded by an armour of hashtags. I figured that explained my struggle. I am shy, ugly and vegan, all of which pose a serious threat to anyone wanting to gain likes with the likes of #gaycute #gayhunk #gayhot.
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3 Gay Men in Singapore share personal stories of their HIV/AIDs scare so as to encourage others to practice safer sex.
More than just a coming out story, Marcus Goh shares with us the incident which compelled him to work out furiously, revealing the intense pressure that gay men face to stay lean.
Dear Straight People, After watching our recent video that shone the spotlight on chemsex addiction in Asia, a group of former chemsex addicts have very gamely stepped forward to share with us some useful advice on overcoming drug addiction. Linus, 36 For those who have never taken a drug in their lives, my advice is simply not
Dear Straight People, Meet 40-year old Singaporean *Mark, a former chemsex addict who hopes to inspire change by sharing his story. At first glance, Mark doesn’t seem like the type of person you would typically associate with drug addiction. He is highly educated, well-built and holds a stable job in the research sector. In short, Mark is
The only sound I could hear was the muffled breathing of my own. My hands were tightly bound behind my back. My legs too, were bound in a similar fashion to the chair I was sitting in. My head was strapped and locked in a leather hood, with only two holes for breathing purposes. And
Dear Gay Men, We’re a little too obsessed with how we look. Yes, not all of us are muscle chasing gym bunnies. But judging from the abundance of selfies and shirtless pictures of gay men all over Instagram, it’s evident that a significant proportion are. The obsession with physical appearances isn’t merely confined to the virtual
Dear Gay Millennials, If you’ve ever used hashtags like #cuteboy or #hotasianman, you are not alone. Thanks to Instagram, now anyone with a camera phone can feel like a ‘model’. Gay men in particular, seem to particularly relish it. The result is that we have become a generation of wannabe online models all vying for
Dear Gay People, I’m so hooked onto chemsex that I can no longer get off on regular sex. It all started a couple of years ago. I was feeling horny and decided to get on Grindr in the hopes of finding someone to relieve me of my raging hormones. Not long after, I got lucky and
Dear Straight People, You may find this hard to believe. But not too long ago, the strapping young hunk with the ripped physique on the right of the collage above was actually the scrawny kid who spent most of his time by himself. With an army of almost 30,000 Instagram followers, it’s hard to fathom