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Attack on America
The gay rugby player who tried to save Flight 93 is honoured, and the reaction to the attack.

Age of Consent
We report on the recently won struggle to give gays equality in the United Kingdom.

Metrosexuality
Boy meets Boy on Channel 4. Well that's great - but what's new?

Elton and Eminem
The Grammy Awards duet - Just what made Elton do it?

The Waiting Game
Gay Couples required for new TV Quiz show with Paul Merton.

Comedy Camp
Standup Simon Happily with London's first mixed gay and lesbian comedy night.

Boys 2gether
The boy band scene is sent up in a new tv comedy series.

No Johan Paulik
Porn superstar Johan Paulik's live appearance in London is cancelled.

Big Brother Brian
Hunky air steward Brian Dowling is the first ever gay winner Big Brother.

The Equality Show
Tickets are selling fast for Stonewall's annual spectacular gay benefit.

Out For The Count
Take part in the UK's first ever gay and lesbian census.

Latest Low Down
"Very very low" risk of acquiring HIV from oral sex claims latest study.

Section 28 Repeal
The House of Lords finally vote for repeal of hated Section 28.

Disgrace for Tories
Shame on Conservative Ann Widdecombe - Voted the most homophobic MP.

Election 2001
What the parties promised as Tony Blair wins his second term as PM.

Equal at Work
Gay employees will gain new rights when an EU directive becomes UK law.

United Gay Nations
Campaigners from around the world meet to assess the state of gay rights.

Mr Gay UK 2001
Former RAF Airman Carl Austin wins Mr Gay UK 2001 in his home town of Manchester.

Dutch Marriage
With gay marriage now legal in Amsterdam will it happen here?

Partner Petition
Sign the petition to fight discrimination against gay partnerships in the UK.

Partners At Last
38 years together Ian and Alex are first to sign the new London Partnership Register.

Partnership Bill
Relationships (Civ. Reg.) Bill gets passed by the Commons but won't yet become law.

Abuse of Cairo 52
Four more alleged homosexuals arrested in Egypt gay crackdown.

Arab Discrimination
Life for Gay Arabs in America is twice as tough after the September 11th attacks.

Pride Guide 2002
Next year sees the first ever guide to every Pride event in the country...and it's free.

World Aids Day
1 in 5 of those with HIV suffer from discrimination or prejudice in the UK.

Tyson Homophobia
Why media acceptance of Mike Tyson's anti-gay outbursts only encourages homophobia.

Fifty Years A Queen
As the Queen marks her jubilee, do gay men have anything to celebrate?

Kylie's Triumph
Aussie Kylie Minogue and English singer songwriter Dido were winners at the Brits.

Will is Gay!
Pop Idol Will Young has sensationally come out as gay as his single reaches No.1.

Liquid News
BBC Liquid News presenter Christopher Price found dead at his London home.

Pim Fortuyn
Dutch Gay Political Leader Pim Fortuyn shot dead just outside Amsterdam.

Man Not Included
The world’s first online service matching sperm donors with lesbian and single women.

Iraq War
Partners of gay and lesbian service members will receive military pensions and benefits.

Egyptian Journey
An undercover investigation into state harassment of the Egyptian gay community.

AIDS Conference
A full report on this month's World AIDS Conference in Barcelona.

Alan Duncan
A leading Tory frontbencher comes out as gay and calls for tolerance.

Manchester Mardi Gras
The full story of the on-off-on Manchester Mardi Gras 2002.

One Year On
We talk to leading members of the New York gay community a year after the terrorist attacks.

Hero Of Flight 93
A book about Sept 11th victim Mark Bingham shows that heroism knows no sexuality.

Gay Parenting
House of Lords causes a setback in government plans for gay parenting.

Angela Mason
After ten years as Director Angela Mason OBE leaves Stonewall.

More on Adoption
The Nasty side of the Tories revealed again in row over gay adoption.

Gay Adoption Passed
Lords give way to the will of the Commons and pass the Gay Adoption Bill

World AIDS Day
We reflect on the purpose of World AIDS Day as UK faces biggest ever rise in HIV.

FIST f**ked
A campaign's launched to save London fetish night FIST following Police complaints.

Herb Ritts
Gay Photographer Herb Ritts has died at the age of 50.

Stonewall Plans
Stonewall outline their work for gay rights from 2003 on.

Pride In The Park
London's Pride celebrations in July will be in Hyde Park for the first time ever.

Gay Troops No Problem
Research shows serving gay troops did not affect coalition morale or success in Iraq.

Landmark
The U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Texas law that makes sex a crime for gay people.

Dean 2004
Denocratic US Presidential contender Howard Dean visits a California gay bar.

Legal At Last
Finally gay couples in England and Wales are to get full legal rights and recognition.

Bishop of Reading
Canon Jeffrey John has said he won't take up his job as Bishop of Reading.

Howard Dean
Stars are coming out to endorse Howard Dean as the Democrat to stand against Bush.

Champion Crews
Continuing the nautical theme with the UK's champion gay sailing squad who win again.

Employment Law
From December 2003 it's illegal for employers to discriminate against gay workers.

Corrie Kiss
Coronation Street gets its first ever gay kiss and we have the photos to prove it.

Egypt Arrests Continue
Repression and arrests of gay men in Egypt continue despite international protests.

World AIDS Day
A personal perspective on the individual stories behind the World AIDS Day statistics.

2003 Reviewed
2003 as seen by leading gay campaigners like Peter Tatchell and Richard Kirker.

Equality Guide
Local councils get a guide to legal responsibilities to ensure gay equality.

Partner Register
A new Civil Partnership Bill announced by the government.

Equality 2004
Stonewall's 2004 Equality Walk is held in Brighton during May.

Offences
A new Sexual Offences Bill finally repeals Victorian anti-gay sex laws.

Marriage
The US allows same-sex couples to marry as a Court ruling takes effect.

David Morley Murder
Three teenagers charged with the murder of Admiral Duncan barman David Morley.

Election Aftermath
The gay community in the US reflects on another four years of George W. Bush.

Partner Bill
The Civil Partnership Bill finally passes in Parliament and becomes law.

New Year Honours
The Chairman of the Gay Police Association amongst the honours.

Tsunami Aftermath
Gay men across Asia try to rebuild their life following the devasting tsunami.

Out At Work
Stonewall publish the first index of the 100 most gay-friendly UK employers.

The Pope's Legacy
An Archbishop casts a critical eye over the John Paul II papacy.

LGBT Election 2005
Why Stonewall are urging every gay man in the UK to get out and use his vote wisely.

Doctors' Report
Report finds that most gay patients don't disclose their sexuality to doctors.

Acoustic Erasure
Vince and Andy's new album features some stunning new acoustic makeovers.

Campaign Report
OutUK gets a special briefing on the latest campaigns to further UK gay rights.

Hot For 2007
The hottest and sexiest celebrity men to watch over the next 12 months.

Lord Browne Resigns
Human rights campaigner Peter Tachell writes about BP boss Lord Browne.

Stonewall 2008
Ben Summerskill of Stonewall on new hate crime laws and fresh challenges in 2008.

Stephen Gately
As tributes pour in for the Boyzone singer we remember his early career.

US Gay Marriage
Gay Marriage declared legal across the whole of the USA in a Supreme Court ruling.

50 years legal
50 years of decriminalisation in part of homosexuality in England and Wales.

Gay Britannia
The BBC's season marking the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act 1967.

Same-Sex Marriage
As bigotry failed again Northern Ireland will have Same-Sex Marriage in 2020.

H M The Queen
How have gay men faired during the 70 year reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Colorado Shooting
5 people are killed and 25 injured in a shooting at a LGBTQ club in Colorado USA.


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Bangkok Pride
Thailand's biggest Mardi Gras style parade hit the streets.

GlamFest
Brighton and Hove hosts a bevvy of gay artistic and theatrical talent.

Mardi Gras 2000
How was it for you? Memories and pictures of London Mardi Gras 2000.

Birmingham Pride
The 2001 Gay Pride season kicks off in the West Midlands.

Manchester GayFest
Gayfest parades the streets of Manchester and parties all weekend.

Fluffers & French
The 15th London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival included more than 180 films.

Mardi Gras 2001
OutUK reports on the men and the march of the UK's biggest Pride party in London.

London 2001
London Lions beat Germany to win Gay World Cup Football double.

Mardi Gras 2002
Pictures & reports from Sydney on the city's huge celebration of gay culture and pride.

Sydney 2002
OutUK previews the greatest celebration of Gay Games ever & talks to the people behind it.

LLGFF 2002
OutUK Main Sponsors of the 16th, and best ever, London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.

Gay Men's Chorus
Ten years on and The London Gay Men's Chorus are still in song.

The Trocks
It's ballet Jim, but not as you, me or virtually anyone else knows it!

The Glory Box
Performance artist Tim Miller unveils a new show for the Glasgay Festival.

Cruising For Guys
Imagine 900 gay men, sunshine, parties, porn stars all on a single luxury cruise ship.

Pet Shops Heaven
Pet Shop Boys and Jonathan Harvey create a very gay musical.

Hell For Leather
Amsterdam has Europe's biggest celebration of leather & London brings up the rear.

A Musical Taboo
Adrian Gillan unearths and examines the hype surrounding Boy George's new musical.

Indian Queens
Indian male fashion gets a David Beckham-style makeover as men's beauty salons boom.

Mr Gay UK 2002
Rob Conn from Bristol wins this year's Mr GAY UK competition. We have all the details.

Pride Comes...
What you think the future of Pride should be...back to the politics or keep on partying?

Tickled Pink
Tickled pink with Scotland's Bruce Devlin and London's gay stand-up Simon Happily.

Rubber Ball
The biggest & wildest ever fetish celebration kicked off in London in October 2002.

Gay Games
The 2002 Gay Games with some spectacular ceremonies in Sydney's Olympic stadium.

Queer Nation
Queer Nation celebrate 12 years with an exhibition about the history of gay clubbing.

Scott Capurro
Controversial gay comedian Scott Capurro talks about his new London show.

Cher Magic
We look back at the career of one of our favourite divas Cher as her Farewell Tour continues.

Bloomsbury Uncovered
Virginia Woolf is the subject of a new musical tribute and an acclaimed new film The Hours.

LLGFF 2003
17th London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival launched with a website created by OutUK.

Unzipped
Zipper launch a new xxx magazine and we couldn't resist going to the launch party.

You Don't Kiss
A bittersweet comedy about black gay men goes on tour to theatres around the UK.

Walk For Life
4000 Walk For Life 2003 participants raise a record £300,000+ for Crusaid.

Rainbow Chaser
Gilbert Baker creator of the Rainbow Flag as gay pride symbol marks its 25 year history.

Disney Queens
A new gay guide to Disney World and Disneyland hits the shelves ahead of Gay Day.

GLAAD Media Awards
US Queer As Folk, The Hours, Christina Aguilera, Will And Grace honoured in gay awards

Bangkok Pride 2003
Despite the Thai government's moral crackdown gays defiantly party on regardless.

Mr Leather 2003
John Pendal from The Hoist wins 25th International Mr Leather competition.

Howard Roffman
The first UK exhibition of photographs by Howard Roffman opens in London.

Bobby Dazzlers
Swedish boy band Bobby on their first bisexual song and you can download it free.

Europride 2003
The Pride spotlight turns to Manchester host of the 2003 EuroPride.

2003 Pride Report
Pride in the Park was make or break for London's annual Pride Party.

Amsterdam Pride
300,000 party in Amsterdam and celebrate Gay Pride on the streets and canals.

EuroPride
EuroPride is a triumph but Sir Ian McKellen is upset at government indifference.

Corrie Kiss
Adam Rickitt is back on the Street and the soap gets set for its first ever gay kiss.

Photo Finish
Learn to take better pics of your boyf from Benno Thoma at a Gay Photo Masterclass.

Touch Of Pink
Jimi Mistry in a new comedy plays a gay Muslim who's mum finds him a girlfriend.

Cybersocket Awards
Online company Cybersocket honours the best of LGBT websites.

Mr Gay UK
As heats are announced for Mr Gay UK 2004 we get differing views on male beauty contests.

LLGFF 2004
The 18th London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is launched at the National Film Theatre.

Mardi Gras2004
Don't Rain On My Parade sang Ms Streisand, but at Mardi Gras in Sydney it did!

Bingham Cup
OutUK sponsors the UK's largest gay sporting event this year The Bingham Cup.

Chi Chi LaRue
Chi Chi LaRue comes to London and you can win her proudest porn moment.

LGMC in Birmingham
The London Gay Men’s Chorus perform for Birmingham Pride 2004.

NYC Equality Walk
Stonewall announce a major fundraising initiative in New York.

Pride London
All your questions answered about what's happening at Pride London 2004.

Liberace's Suit
Pianist Bobby Crush makes his London acting debut as high camp icon Liberace.

Bingham Cup
Results and pictures from the 2004 Bingham Cup rugby sponsored by OutUK.

EuroGames 2004
European gay sport is celebrated at EuroGames 2004 in Munich at the end of July.

LGSO Classics
The London Gay Symphony Orchestra are hooked on classical music.

Pride Exposure
A new exhibition in London that celebrates three decades of Pride.

How Gay Are You
Being gay isn’t just about sexual orientation according to this TV show.

In The Flesh
You can meet Bel Ami porn superstars in the flesh in London this week.

Olympic Heroes
Most gay athletes still keep their sexuality hidden at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Amsterdam Pride 2004
Pride up and down the canals of Amsterdam attracts a record number of people.

Skin Two
The world's biggest rubber and fetish event comes back to London in October.

Gay Men’s Chorus
The London Gay Men’s Chorus announce a tour of the UK and Ireland.

Heaven @ 25
London's seminal club Heaven celebrates it's 25th birthday with one big party.

Montreal 2006
OutUK announces a major partnership with the 1st World OutGames in Montreal 2006.

Mr Gay UK
Walsall cutie Mark Roberts tells us what it's like to be Mr GayUK 2004.

Defend Yourself
Free self defence classes to help you deal with a street or homophobic attacker.

EuroGames 2005
The countdown begins to the annual european celebration of gay sport in Utrecht.

Pride in 2005
The 2005 Pride season in full swing as gays and lesbians take to the streets worldwide.

You'll Do For Now
London Gay Men's Chorus premiere a brand new show about gay men's lives.

Kobi Israel Views
See some original images from Kobi Israel's best-selling book Views.

Belfast Splash
Northern Ireland's first gay swimming group meets for the first time.

Health Summit
Hundreds gather to discuss the health issues affecting gays in America.

LLGFF 2005
The 19th London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is launched at the National Film Theatre.

pride2005pics
40 wonderful pictures of London's Pride 2005 from Phil Thurston.

Ulli Richter BDSM
A stunning new exhibition of gay BDSM photography by Ulli Richter.

Pride Reunion
Pride Reunion Weekender at the UK's biggest holiday resort Butlin's in Minehead.

On The Piste
We've our special guide to the gay ski and snowboarding season 2005-2006.

LLGFF 2006
The 20th London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is launched at the National Film Theatre.

Invest in Property
Learning more about property investment at a new show in London.

Montreal Countdown
Montreal has the magic and determination to run a great celebration of gay sport.

Liberace In Vegas
Bobby Crush stars as camp icon Liberace in a brand new tribute show.

Gay Hip Hop
QBoy headlines a festival of gay hip hop and rap in London.

LLGFF 2007
The 21st London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is launched at the National Film Theatre.

Daniel Wows Critics
The Harry Potter star wows critics as lead in revival of Equus.

LLGFF 2008
The 22nd London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is launched at the National Film Theatre.

LLGFF 2009
The 23rd London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is launched at the National Film Theatre.

Deep Desires 2010
London's Riverside Studios presents an eclectic season of gay cinema.

LLGFF 2010
The 24th London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival is launched at the National Film Theatre.

Soap - The Show
Awesome acrobatics, sexy fit bodies and lots of water mix in new show SOAP.

Gay Fringe 2010
Edinburgh hosts over 2,400 different shows - many with LGBT themes.

Deep Desires 2011
UK premieres featured in new gay film season at London's Riverside Studios.

LLGFF 2011
The 25th Aniversary LLGFF opens in London this week but could it be the last?

Dwelling In Bed
A new play from Amsterdam about two gay men and their relationship comes to London.

Deep Desires 2012
London's Riverside Studios hosts its third season of new and classic gay cinema.

Torch Song Trilogy
London revival of Torch Song Trilogy is still as relevant today as three decades ago.

Deep Desires 2013
An exciting week long season of new and classic gay cinema opens at Riverside Studios.

Deep Desires 2014
London's Riverside Studios presents a week long season of current gay cinema

Amsterdam Pride 2019
Pride up and down the canals of Amsterdam will attract a record number of people.

Amsterdam Pride 2019 Pictures
OutUK's pictures of the 2019 Pride celebrated up and down the canals of Amsterdam.


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OutUK's first agony uncle was Aaron Lawrence a former escort and porn star from New Jersey.

 
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Regular news and features, our sex advice column Ask James, Sex Talk, Horoscopes, The A to Z of Gay Health and much more can be found in the OutSpoken Section.
 
 
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4 Decades Of AIDS
To mark World AIDS day we retrace the course of the worldwide epidemic of HIV.

Vintage Erotica
See what the unmarried uncle your parents never talked about used to fantasise over.

Gay and Grey
Age Concern say more should be done for older homosexuals.

Time's Up
Surely it's time to call time on Britain's outdated and restrictive licensing laws.

Bad Puppies
We profile the award-winning director of French gay erotica supreme Jean-Daniel Cadinot.

Working Out
Society's expectations are examined as gay men take on traditionally straight jobs.

Eroticism Examined
Is it true literature or just smut - writers of erotica provide us some answers.

Homo Horrors
Director David DeCoteau combines horror movie camp & unashamed homo-eroticism.

Mark Tewksbury
The Gold Medallist who believes the true Olympic spirit is now in the Gay Games.

Cartoon Cock
Meet Jonas Morecock the gay guy in the most fantastic situations.

Art Of The Needle
Why is there such a trend for gay men to want to be inked as a gay culture essential?

James Earl Hardy
Black and Gay - this award winning novelist talks about his groundbreaking writing.

Pride Toons
Cartoonist Julian Lake draws on his experiences of Gay Pride and adds some humour.

It's Witchcraft!
The classic 1960's tv series Bewitched! and why it really was all about being gay.

The Doctor Returns
Just what is so special about Doctor Who - and why is it so popular with us gay boys?

Life On A Webcam
More on the guys who live their lives in front of a webcam.

The Sex Quiz
How safe is your sex? Find out if you play safe enough in OutUK's exclusive online quiz.

Escort Etiquette
When you're paying for it, should you also be expected to add a tip to the rent?

ImT14U
“I'm the one for you” - The boys who love to message from their smartphones.

Aaron Lawrence
OutUK's former sex advisor Aaron Lawrence tells us why he made sex his living.

Net Gains
Are you one of those caught up in a worldwide cybersex online web addiction?

Sexercise To Get Fit
Our five week fitness series explains how to have better erections and orgasms.

Sexercise To Get Fit
Week two of OutUK's fitness series explains how you can jump start your low libido.

Sexercise To Get Fit
Week three of our fitness series explains the pros and cons of gaining some muscle.

Sexercise To Get Fit
Week four of our fitness series explains why you should not over do the gym.

Sexercise To Get Fit
The final week of our fitness series explains how to learn about your body's limits.

Bears On Bears
Ron Suresha explores being a bear and how it's become a worldwide subculture.

Speedo Queen
Peter Travis created the first swimming trunks that didn't disguise a man's anatomy.

Gay and Grey
Writer Peter Robins enduring view of issues and challenges affecting many older gay men.

Shiny & Happy
Meet the young gay students who much prefer parties with friends than queer politics.

Viagra Alternatives
A well known tiny blue pill is not the only answer to some problems of male erection.

Dyke Bar Boyz
We take a night off from the boys bars and clubs and become a guest of the girls.

Rugby Award
Britain's first Gay Rugby Team receives a special award.

Filthy Waters
The weird world of legendary gay film director John Waters is explored and revealed.

The Fight Goes On
Peter Tatchell at 50 carries on his campaign fighting for global human rights.

Valentine Top 10
Choose a gift for the man of your dreams from our Top 10 Valentine Selection.

A Fine Romance
Elton John and David Furnish voted Britain's most romantic gay couple in Valentine survey.

Soho Bomber Trial
25 years ago: Soho's Admiral Duncan was bombed in 1999 in a fatal homophobic attack.

Casement Proven
Researchers prove that the Irish nationalist definitely was gay and promiscuous.

So Cute It Hurts
It can sometimes be tough having good looks say the cute guys we've chatted up.

Military Camp
Combat clones - Are they all really sexy action men or is it just a load of army bull?

Footie Fetish
The new football season gets going and we meet Gay Guys who love it up the Arsenal.

Top To Bottom
A Top describes his coming out as a Bottom Boy both mentally and physically.

No Sex Please...
We meet the silent simmering gays who think the world's gone absolutely sexxxx mad.

Cage Gaygency
We check out one of the most technically advanced gay dating sites in the UK.

Age Concerns
John Lockhart talks of the pleasures and difficulties faced by ageing gay men.

Gender Bender
We talk to men who know how it feels to be a woman about their gender identity.

Different for Girls
What gay men need to know about lesbians, their sex and their relationships.

Star Qualities
Charlene Lichtenstein looks at star signs and what they can tell you about your man.

Queer As Houses
So are you gonna be a Kitsch Boy, Chintz Gent or Loft Man in our gay world of interiors?

Red Devil
Richard James is known for his strikingly original novel spanning gay life across time.

The Lodger
We talk to Drew Gummerson about his first and his most famous gay themed novel.

Jobs For The Boys
Do Gay Men go for some jobs more than others and this is the Top 10 gay occupations.

Travel Insurance
Special deals for gay travellers with no hassle if you're HIV+.

Paying The Rent
A hard-up student decides to sell his body for cash one summer and tell us his story.

Gay Blues
We can all feel down now and again but when should we seek help for depression?

Gay Parenting
We review the options now available to gay couples who want to bring up children.

Up To Speed
What's special about K and true facts about some of today's other designer drugs.

James Dean
Actor James Dean's sexuality continues to fascinate years after his fatal car crash.

Artistic Licence
The gay artists who insist there's a big difference between male art and porn.

Splendid Smiles
Brighten your smile, whiten your teeth and save £10 with our great Splendid Smiles offer.

Batty Man Burn
Homophobia, reggae and black attitudes to homosexuality explored after the MOBOs.

Gays and Disability
Abuse and exclusion are just two of the problems gay men with a disability face.

Persian Boy
The ground-breaking gay-themed historical novels of author Mary Renault.

Essex Boys
Years of abuse and jokes have put the sex back into Essex claim local gay lads.

Iraqi and Gay
What it's like to be gay and live under Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq.

Saudi Gays
We discover how gay life survives under a repressive monarchy in Saudi Arabia.

Surviving Male Rape
SurvivorsUK is one of the few groups who specialise in helping victims of male rape.

Auto Erotic
Jeremy Clarkson's pride and joy makes it to OutUK's list of the Top 10 gayest cars.

Spiritual Sex
Bruce Anderson explains how tantra can release all that sexual and spiritual energy.

Queer Counsel
How counselling and therapy can help you with personal and relationship problems.

Scary Thoughts
The highs and lows of scary stuff like parachuting, being stalked and OD'ing on Viagra.

Gay Mafia
It's called networking and it's happening online and at real life events across the UK.

Kinky Boots
These boots are made for walking and for men who like something different too.

Sex Addicts
When does promiscuity turn into a serious addiction to sex that will need treatment?

CollegeBoysLive
5 gay guys and 24 webcams mean a house full of mischief all there to see.

Coming Here
As the storm over asylum grows here in the UK, we look at the rules governing gay immigrants.

Small Members Only
Time to hang out with the Small Members Club where size isn't always everything.

Mad About The Boy
We go for a neighbourly knock and check out the charms of the lad next door.

Far From Heaven
Actor Dennis Quaid talks about Todd Haynes' classic gay movie Far From Heaven.

Talent To Amuse
Half a century after Noel Coward died we recall the gay icon who never came out.

Mother's Pride
Dear Mum - The complex and differing relationships gay men have with their mothers.

Camp Sights
Fancy a large one? Why gay men should stop camping it up at every opportunity.

The Boys & The Girls
We explore the bond between gay boys and the girls who like to dress to impress.

Geography Club
Brent Hartinger talks about Geography Club one of the finest gay teen novels ever.

Riding Bareback
The first of a two-part special exploring why gay men risk their lives having unsafe sex.

Riding Bareback
The second part of our special report on why gay men risk their lives having unsafe sex.

Out Of Fashion
Do gay men still set the fashion trends straight boys follow a year or two later?

Shane Landrum
We talk exclusively to Shane Landrum out gay star of MTV's reality series Road Rules.

Gus Van Sant
Oscar-winning gay director Gus Van Sant talks in Cannes week about his life in movies.

Gays & The Bible
The truth about those biblical quotations which some claim say homosexuality is a sin.

Homo History
Historian Robert Aldrich looks at how much the gay present is shaped by the queer past.

Out At Work
With discrimination at work against gay people soon to be illegal should you come out?

Dangerous Love
Dangerous Love is a new downloadable e-book and we have an exclusive preview.

Queer Eye
Queer Eye For The Straight Guy is the gayest show on US tv and it's coming to the UK.

Gay In Israel
Being gay in Jerusalem and living in the shadow of constant war and violence.

Kobi Israel
Kobi Israel's stunning pics of the male body and soldiers in a vibrant intimate photobook.

First Love
Writer Wes Ferguson recalls his first boyfriend and the problems he experienced.

The Black Tulip
Amsterdam's famous leather hotel is no longer part of the scene.

Larry Kramer
We reflect on the life of the writer & activist Larry Kramer who changed our gay politics.

School's Out
Against the petition - why discussing LGBT relationships in our schools is so essential.

Metro Sexual
Gay author and broadcaster Mark Ovenden explains his love of going underground.

Crossdressing
Lily made crossdressing mainstream but what's the appeal in everyday life?

Drink And Be Merry!
Hangover Cures, the very best wine with a meal, fashionable cocktails and super champers.

The Elastic Penis
What to say and what not to say if you want a better response to your online ad.

Andrea Steps Out
So, white van man meets Andrea and gets a lot more than he ever bargained for.

Gale Warning
Leading novelist Patrick Gale talks about his approach to writing gay fiction.

Coming Out
East Germany's first and last gay feature film is still available on DVD in the UK.

Vacuum-Packed
Robin Newbold's first novel created a vivid picture of gay life in Bangkok and London.

AMG Reborn
Athletic Model Guild fan buys archive to preserve decades of vintage gay erotica.

World Of Leather
The South London store which specialises is made-to-measure leather gear.

Good Old Days !
A compilation of 100 year old silent films shows scenes of some explicit gay sex.

Tilda Swinton
Actress Tilda Swinton talks about the movie Young Adam and Ewan McGregor naked.

On The Couch Again
We enjoy Photographer Tom Bianchi's second collection of photographs on the couch.

Pedro Almodovar
The award-winning director talks of his film about child abuse and the church.

Summer Books
Two hot new books for your shelves reviewed - Sex Bomb! and Adventures Of A Joe Boy.

Queer Catholics
Gay Catholics continue to keep the faith though their religion says they are sinners.

Jason & deMarco
Two gay Christian performers use music to challenge religious homophobia.

Leather Pioneer
Writer and poet Phil Andros was an unashamed pioneer of gay leather sexual liberation.

Schools Out
The controversy over safety in our schools is particularly important for LGBT students.

In Your Face
We examine the possibility of getting infected with HIV through your eyes.

New Romentics
The romantic novel goes gay with a series of still popular books called Romentics.

Doctor's Orders
We visit our local STI clinic so we can check up on those all important health check ups.

Hierarchy Of Hate
A new report shows that prejudice against minority groups is still common.

Golden Girl
OutUK pays tribute to Betty White - a real time Golden Girl if ever there was one.

Shaping Up
Check out our healthy diet plan to help you get fit and shape up for the year ahead.

Somerset Maugham
We mark the 150th birthday of celebrated English bisexual novelist Somerset Maugham.

Getting Pierced
Willem de Blaauw on the pain and the pleasure of a Prince Albert - the ultimate piercing.

Open & Shut Case
An academic study asks whether gay men are happier in an open relationship.

Kinsey
Bill Condon on his film about the man who changed the way we think about sex.

Born Slippy
We get all slippy with it and try out different lubes to see just what slides in the best.

Intimate Strangers
A stunning photo book from the acclaimed Israeli photographer Kobi Israel.

Trouble Boy
Trouble Boy is the acclaimed first novel from London-born gay writer Tom Dolby.

John Waters
Outrageous film director John Waters on A Dirty Shame that was released 2 decades ago.

Learn Your ABC
The Terrance Higgins Trust encourage gay men to learn about their Hepatitis A B C.

Mysterious Skin
Mysterious Skin is gay film maker Gregg Araki's best known controversial movie.

Chavs with Attitude
Council Housed With Attitude - the chav phenomenon has been around for two decades.

Pride's Important
Why it's still very important to celebrate our sexuality each year with great Pride.

Lifting The Sheets
Former Porn Performer Andy Dill reveals the myths of being a gay porn star.

Cruise Control
We explore the difference between a healthy sex drive and an actual sex addiction.

Michael Breyette
Gay artist Michael Breyette talks about his passion for painting the male body.

Nighthawks
This classic queer film drama presents an authentic picture of gay London in the 1970's.

Beefcake
Beefcake is the film story of Bob Mizer founder of the Athletic Model Guild in 1940s.

Bulging Briefs
Women may have the Wonderbra guys now have the C-IN2 Sling Support Brief.

Tory Misconduct
A total lack of integrity and accountability in Government is nothing new for the Tories.

The Dating Game
Should you start screening that potential new boyfriend of yours just a little bit better.

De-Lovely
De-Lovely is the film about Cole Porter, one of the finest writers ever of popular music.

Face the facts
Your face is what you present first to the world so how to you maintain healthy skin?

Sport Homophobia
Homophobia in football under focus as England & Arsenal's Aaron Ramsdale speaks out.

Lilies
The Canadian director John Greyson talks about his gay revenge movie drama Lilies.

Philadelphia Freedom
The world's first universal gay rights demo took place in Philadelphia USA in 1965.

The Gay Pound
We investigate the myths surrounding gay people and our supposed affluence.

Three Brothers
We talk with porn star Vince one of the three of the stunning Rockland brothers.

Simon Sheppard
Simon Sheppard discusses OutUK's Sex Talk column and his book Hotter Than Hell.

BDSM Training
We've been training at a BDSM discovery night for novice knotters and tweakers.

Stormboy
Stormboy is the new comic superhero who's not only gay but quite a storm!

Ballroom Blitz
Strictly Come Dancing is back for a new season so it's time to perfect that Paso Doble.

Adam & Steve
Actor Craig Chester's movie Adam and Steve continues to make gay audiences laugh.

Hail Muscle Mary
Our unflinching tale of gym junkies, incredible bulk and the gay pecs ‘n ‘rhoids scene

Gay Cowboys
There will never be a western better than Ang Lee's award winning gay cowboy movie.

Managing Anger
Conflict in relationships is inevitable, but make your feelings of anger positive.

Jealous Guys
Of all the emotions jealousy can be the most destructive force in any gay relationship.

Bearing It All
Who the daddy? Why bears in London and across the UK are coming back to roar again.

Hunks Of The Year
We countdown the sexiest hunks in the movies from the past year.

The Producers
Nathan Lane talks to OutUK about his musical-comedy American film The Producers.

Postcard From London
OutUK's Agony Uncle James Connor stars in a DVD that's still a top seller.

Be My Butler
Now you can get a young and hunky semi-nude butler to attend to your needs.

LGBT Domestic Abuse
LGBT domestic violence through the eyes of gay support service Broken Rainbow.

Suck And Slim
The rubber suit that sucks away that spare tyre round your waistline

Fiddling With Nero
This revolutionary toy keeps your prostate healthy and gives you incredible orgasms.

Summer Storm
Director Marco Kreuzpaintner talks about his coming out film called Summer Storm.

The Way We Are Now
A new look at the position of gay men and lesbians in 21st century Britain.

Sport and Sexuality
As more sportsmen come out we consider issues of being gay in modern day sport.

Wet Wet Wet
It's raining men as we sample the wet fun delights of the Streams Of Pleasure night.

In Bed With Spike
Spike is one of Britain's favourite twink stars and he talks to us about his career.

Reject Buttton
It was fun - I'll call you - then the call never comes - so how do you handle rejection?

Totally Fabulous
18 yrs since the documentary about boy on boy and girl on girl cinema hit our screens.

Far Out East
Just published is a brand new guide to the gay scene in South East Asia.

Hot for Summer
Keeping your hair and skin looking and feeling its best is so important when on holiday.

Work It Out
I used to wake up excited at the thought of a morning workout but not anymore.

Gloria Estefan
The Essential Gloria Estefan has all her very best songs and is still as popular as ever.

Jacob Diefenbach
We profile a young gay Australian singer-songwriter with a stunning voice.

Trust
Trust is so important in any good relationship but what if things start to go wrong?

Celebrities Nude
The website that tells you the films which feature top celebrities naked.

Gay Families
Is it good for a gay child to be fostered by a single gay parent or by a gay couple?

Blair's Legacy
How LGBT rights improved in the UK with the legacy of a former Labour Prime Minister.

Top Beaches
Summer's here and here is Trip Advisor's choice of the world's best beach resorts.

Brian Kent
The ever evolving career of the gay Singer-songwriter and pop star Brian Kent.

Apprenticed Again
Time to meet sexy Mika Poika the star of the FreshSX DVD The Apprentice.

New Year Blues
Shake off the New Year Blues with advice and information from OutUK's gay life coach.

Best Of James Connor
Ask James columnist and FreshSX star James Connor talks about his Best Of DVD.

Strap Ons
The jeans you wear halfway down your undies with your flies open too.

Screen Queens
How some of the films of the 60s and 70s made many guys realise that they were gay.

Reds In The Bed
The redheads fight back as we explore both ginger phobia and ginger fetish.

College Boys Live
CollegeBoysLive is the subject of an acclaimed documentary still available.

Fit Boys
Rikki Beadle-Blair's FIT the film that tackles classroom homophobic bullying.

Love Hurts
Amongst the romance of Valentine's week we hear of three experiences of gay love.

Grapple Fans Only
Two submissions and a knockout in three different types of gay style wrestling.

Queer Counsel
Could this be the blueprint for meaningful and long-lasting same-sex relationships.

Warwick Rowers
Meet the Warwick Rowers who take on the homophobes of sport with their 2016 Calendar.

The EU vote for LGBTI
The EU and its crucial role in promoting LGBTI rights and legal equality in Britain.

Pulse Nightclub
The Orlando Pulse memorial won't be built on nightclub property says the foundation.

Bisexual Myths
Having the best of both as the Bicon conference celebrates all that is being bisexual.

Guru
The film Guru had actor Jimi Mistry playing a young Indian Bollywood dance instructor.

Attack on America
We present OutUK Archive items which commemorate 9/11's enduring aftermath.

USA Elections
Americans go to the polls for the most important elections for more than a generation.

Warwick Rowers
Meet the Warwick Rowers who take on the homophobes of sport with their 2017 Calendar.

Sport Allies Report
A new report finds the sports world hostile and exclusive for LGBT+ individuals.

Warwick Rowers
Meet the Warwick Rowers who take on the homophobes of sport with their 2018 Calendar.

Warwick Rowers
Meet the rowers who strip off every year to take on the homophobes of sport.

Surviving Male Rape
The second part of our report on Surviving Male Rape is featuring Andy's own Story.

Hate Mail
Is Britain's most hated newspaper just a sh*t stirrer or a mirror to the masses?

Worldwide Roar
Welcome to the Worldwide Roar project with rowers who strip off for charity.

Amsterdam Pride 2020
Amsterdam plays host to an innovative and virtual Pride Week of events for 2020.

President Joe Biden
Will gay rights advance with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris moving to the White House?

Worldwide Roar
Worldwide Roar 2021 is the sports project with a serious message behind their nudity.

Section 28 Resurrected
The politicians who want to resurrect parts of Section 28 and discrimination in schools.

LGBT+ History Month
February sees a month long celebration of LGBT+ history online and throughout the UK.

Bangkok Burning
Robin Newbold's latest novel creates a vivid picture of gay life and death in Bangkok.

Worldwide Roar
Worldwide Roar 2022 is the sports project with a serious message behind their nudity.

Sport Homophobia
Homophobia is widespread amongst top class athletes in many different world sports.

Sleeping Naked
Sleeping naked can improve your health, connection with a partner and self-esteem.

Sexual Health Advice
Had unprotected sex? Here's what to do and where to go if you need some help urgently.

Sex Activities & Risk
The risks of getting a sexually transmitted infections from different sexual activities.

Monkeypox
Our series on Sexual Health continues with Monkeypox and why it targets gay men.

Gay Sexual Health
Advice on maintaining good sexual health for men who have sex with other men.

Visiting an STI Clinic
Will visiting an STI clinic be intimidating and embarrasing if you're gay or will it be OK?

Sexual Assault
There are services available that can help if you've been raped or sexually assaulted.

Rainbow Britain
Britain is becoming more gay according to new research carried out for Stonewall.

World Cup Controversy
It kicks off at the World Cup as Qatar FIFA man says being gay is 'damage in the mind'.

Worldwide Roar
Worldwide Roar 2023 is the sports project with a serious message behind their nudity.

A Hard Man...
A Hard Man is Good to Find! exhibits more than 60 years of gay men's photography.

Is shaving good or bad?
Is being smooth good or bad? Many gay men ask if we're best to shave down below.

Strictly Beautiful
Powerful gay dance on TV's Strictly leaves viewers full of praise and in floods of tears.

Barefoot Man
Barefoot Man is a new name for the sports project that features naked sportsmen.

Top 10 Gay Movies
What every gay guy should ensure is in his collection of Top 10 Gay Movies of All Time.

London Bar Closures
We report on the continuing struggle to stay open for our Gay Bars and Clubs in London.

James and John
Chris Bryant tells the story of James and John the last men hanged for having gay sex.

Commonwealth Homophobia
What can be done to roll back rampant homophobia in many Commonwealth countries?

10 yrs of Gay Marriage
We've recognised Same-Sex Marriage now for 10 years, but how did it come about?

Having Better Sex
OutUK's Top 10 Foods that improve the durability and rigidity of your best friend.

Vote for your Rights
Why Labour's landslide win in the 2024 General Election will help protect your LGBT rights.

Pride Flags
As we celebrate Pride in this month of June, just what was the origin of the Pride Flag?

Failed Tories
14 yrs of LGBT commitments, none of which were kept by this failed Tory Government.

Pride Ink
The so must-have fashion accessory for every gay boy at Pride is a rainbow tattoo.

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