Steven Blum

relationships

When Does BDSM Become Abuse?

After a recent death in the online kinkster community, many people began to question the limits of submissive relationships.
Steven Blum
11.16.18
Butts

Butt-Enhancing Underwear for Guys Is Way More Popular Than You Think

Everybody likes big butts (and they cannot lie).
Steven Blum
3.27.18
LGBTQ

People Still Think It's OK for Businesses to Turn Away Gay Customers

It comes down to a core American belief in individual liberty—one that enables discrimination.
Steven Blum
12.28.17
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What It Means When a Dude Says He's 'Mostly Straight'

After interviewing dozens of men who proudly claim their left-of-homosexual identities, a researcher explains how they parse their desires.
Steven Blum
12.5.17
LGBTQ

Marijuana Could Be Huge for Treating HIV

From inflammation to lowering levels of the virus itself, a current study hopes to demystify pot's benefits for those living with HIV.
Steven Blum
11.16.17
LGBTQ

Here's How Queer Nightlife Is Addressing a Rise in GHB Use

By some measures, use of and overdose on the drug is on the rise. But stigmatizing users is the wrong response.
Steven Blum
11.9.17
LGBTQ

How 'Undocuqueer' Immigrants Straddle Two Marginalized Identities

The author of a new study about undocumented queer immigrants explains the exhaustion and fear many feel.
Steven Blum
11.1.17
Views My Own

Kevin Spacey's Coming Out Was the Worst in History

The actor's revelation isn't bravery. Let's call it what it is: cowardice.
Steven Blum
10.30.17
LGBTQ

'We Bring It on Ourselves': The Myths Silencing LGBTQ Sexual Assault Victims

If you're trans or queer, you're more likely to experience sexual assault or rape than cisgender or straight people. Experts say discussion of the problem is lacking—and certain myths about LGBTQ assault are to blame.
Steven Blum
10.20.17
LGBTQ

Does Gay Porn Make You Hate Your Body?

In a new study, researchers establish a pretty direct link between gay porn consumption and body dysmorphia.
Steven Blum
10.16.17
LGBTQ

How One Facebook Group Is Bringing Gay Dads Together

Adopting and raising a child is easier when you have 5,000 other queer dads by your side.
Steven Blum
10.4.17
LGBTQ

This Guy Gets Paid to Study Gay Porn

Joseph Brennan analyzes dick size and porn studio aesthetics for peer-reviewed academic research. "Cultural studies" has never sounded so fun.
Steven Blum
9.28.17
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