Hero of the week.

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February 1, 2016

Adam Lowe. Writer, publisher and creative producer, Adam Lowe, lives in Manchester and runs the LGBT emerging writers programme ‘Young Enigma’, supported by Commonword and Arts Council England. His 2012 poetry collection Precocious was a reader nomination for the Guardian First Book Award. Discover more about Adam here Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share via MySpace share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Hero of the week.

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January 19, 2016

Matthew Mitcham is a sentimental favorited of mine because he’s an Aussie. The only openly gay man to compete in the 2008 Olympic games, Mitcham won gold in diving for Australia and was awarded the highest single-dive score in Olympic history. Mitcham competed again in the 2012 Olympics. Matthew is a hero not only in the sports world but for his honesty and frankness about his own struggles with drug addiction…

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Heroes of the week.

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January 13, 2016

These guys stripped of last year for World Aids Day to tackle the stigma attached to people living with HIV aids. 15 Men from across the UK stripped of for a Gay Mens Health charity GMFA to help raise awareness before December 1st last year. You can read the full article by clicking here.       Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share via MySpace share via Reddit Tumblr it…

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I’m saying no to SEX and it feels really good.

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December 13, 2015

I haven’t had sex in almost two months and I’m feeling really good about it. For the moment at least I am keeping it in my pants and it’s made a huge difference to how I feel about myself and how I feel about sex. If you act like a fuckboy then people will treat you like a fuckboy and that’s exactly what I have been doing. How people treat…

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Relationship goals and the Instafamous. The dangers of basing your relationship goals on fantasy.

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December 13, 2015

If your relationship goals are based in fantasy then you are doomed to failure,   If your relationship goals are to have a hot boyfriend who takes cute selfies with you then you’re being foolish. I’m sorry if it sounds harsh but I really feel like some people need a wake up call on this. Articles like this one perpetuate the myth that if you’re not hot, don’t have a hot boyfriend…

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Surviving social media. Put down your phone.

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November 11, 2015

Live in the moment. What’s the point of going to see something or visiting a place if you never actually connect with what you are doing and seeing. How many times have we done something only to observed it entirely through our phones? How many concerts have we been too where we can’t see anything because the person infront of us has their phone in the air? Surviving social media…

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GAY 101. Slut shaming in the Gay community

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November 10, 2015

Lately it seems like slut shaming in the Gay community has become a sport. Some of us have been making real waves giving the more promiscuous of us a hard time. For gay men sex is a fundamental part of our identity and who we are. For many of us sex is as much about having fun and enjoying our bodies as it is about intimacy. When I was struggling with my…

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Learning to spot when I’m not feeling right.

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November 1, 2015

  Earlier in the week Pete sent me a message asking if I was still taking contributions to the blog. I’m always keen for other people to write and share their own experiences. Learning to spot when I’m not feeling right. By Pete. Around 8 years ago, friends and family recognised that I was going through a change. I was moodier and felt the pressure more when it came to…

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