We need to take a deep dive into what the corporatization of Pride actually means for our community. Is it beneficial or exploitative?
Here’s a love letter written by a gay World War II soldier to his partner. The men met in Africa in 1943.
Summer is almost here, which in gay culture often translates to a season of pool parties, Pride festivals, block parties, vacations in tropical locations, thirsty Instagram posts and even thirstier dating profile pics. Yes, in summer, all activities tend to lean into shirts coming off and shorts getting shorter. And[…]
Leo Koury spent the longer than any current criminal on the FBI’s Most Wanted list — but the former gay bar monopoly holder’s final years were surprising
Many people have sex toy stories, from fun to strange; here are five of the weirdest — from butt plugs being hacked to never saying goodbye to your lover
If you wanna see an animated same-sex romance, check out the work of these 5 gay animators experimenting with documentary, music video and other styles
Sex workers, gigolos, hustlers, hookers — whatever term you prefer, here’s how film history has handled the world’s oldest profession
They’re a protest against normality and censorship, and queer zines are still a valued format for sharing uncensored art, fashion, photography and politics
While the majority of guys who patronize group masturbation clubs are gay men, the clientele is likely more diverse than you think
A primer guide to how you, too, can embrace “slut” and other epithets, thereby stripping them of their power and their sting
A gay man born in China who has since become an indelibly modern fashion photographer, his shots are revealing, candid and sexy
If you’ve ever wondered, ‘Am I demisexual?’ or ‘What is demisexual?’ here are some common demisexual attributes to help you find out
Gay Culture: Everything You Should Know
From innovators, artists, rainbow flags, and pride parades to drag queens, poppers, sex and all-night parties, gay culture is an experience.
At Hornet do the best we can to 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? On the hunt for the perfect leather daddy emoji? Want advice on love from drag queens or sex tips from gay porn stars? Find answers to all these questions and more in the plethora of articles under our queer culture category.
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Whether you’re new to the scene or a circuit queen who’s been around the block, there’s always more to learn about LGBTQ culture and what makes us a unique (and wonderful) community.