Digital Pride Features

This speed dating event helps polyam people find others like them

You get a partner! You get a partner! Everyone gets a partner!

Shah Brunei
‘Looking over each other’s shoulders’: Living as a gay man in Brunei

Shahiran Shahrani reflects on his experiences as a gay man in Brunei before fleeing to Canada to escape sedition charges

Denny Faj is one of Indonesia's only openly-gay athletes (Photo: Provided)
Running away from loneliness in Indonesia

After he was disowned by his family, gay runner Denny Faj found community in the world of sport

Gay activist Peter Scott-Presland and Jim MacSweeney.
This gay man has great advice about having sex when you get older

Insecurities can take a toll on LGBTI older people and impact their sex life

A float at West Hollywood Pride
How misogyny makes the LGBTI community a lonely place for queer women

Digital Pride: LA queer women tell GSN how West Hollywood isn’t a welcoming place

An older man looks through blinds
Older LGBTI people fear having to return to the closet

A new documentary explores the experiences of older LGBTI people in Scotland and their fears about the care sector

Juan loneliness on the road a problem
Pro LGBTI travelers open up about the secret loneliness of life on the road

The open road can leave you feeling pretty alone…

Gay men in a promotion photo for Chariots sauna in London
Casual sex, loneliness and the desire for human contact

OPINION: Bathhouses, overworking, alcohol… LGBTI people use many tools to distract themselves from loneliness: some healthier than others

Michael R, founder of Will You Be There Darling?
Meet the man helping to make London’s gay scene a friendlier place

Do you hate going out on the scene on your own? For those in London, there’s no longer any need to do so…

Pen pals for LGBTI prisoners
This is what it’s like to be a pen pal for LGBTI people in prison

LGBTI inmates often have no one to talk to — that’s how these pen pal programs tackle their loneliness

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How this cuddle club for gay and bi men fights loneliness with intimacy

The Gay Cuddle Club helps reconnect men with the concept of intimacy

Frank Ocean | Photo: Def Jam
Beautiful songs by LGBTI artists that explore themes of loneliness

Whether about feelings of disconnection after heartbreak or fear of being alone, these songs show loneliness is a universal experience

Evan Davis in discussion with Jamie Wareham
Broadcaster Evan Davis reveals best way for gay men to find a boyfriend

Davis says many people forever chase the first euphoric rush of love and miss out on the later stages

Ugandan music artist Brayo Music
Could Ugandan LGBTI rights dance anthem be 2018’s unexpected hit?

EXCLUSIVE: To coincide with Digital Pride 2018, Rainbow Riots unveils the video for its latest LGBTI anthem

The panel discussion hosted by Digitas as part of Digital Pride 2018
LGBT people twice as likely to be asked about their sex lives at work

As part of this year’s Digital Pride, Digitas unveiled groundbreaking research into the experiences of LGBT people at marketing agencies

The Digital Pride 2018 discussion at RBS
How important are LGBTI allies, labels and role models?

RBS hosted a workplace panel discussion for Digital Pride 2018

Rosalind and Elena - older elders
This is what LGBTI life used to be like

As part of Digital Pride, Gay Star News brought people in their 20s together in conversation with elder members of the LGBTI community

The London Panel at Fujitsu's Digital Pride event
Global technology giant Fujitsu: LGBTI Inclusion in the Digital Age

As part of Digital Pride, the technology and innovation company hosted a live panel discussion between offices in Lisbon, London, and California

Fujitsu say that technology needs to be user-friendly for people of all ages
The online world cannot leave older LGBTI users behind

SPONSORED: Ahead of this year’s Digital Pride, Freda Jones and Joshua Whitehead of Fujitsu look at the importance of creating senior-friendly technology

Taiwan Defense Ministry debuts gay-themed drama, homophobes have it removed off YouTube

‘Imagine what kind of island Taiwan would become if the military became the breeding ground for AIDS’

Meet the first American to have ‘intersex’ printed on birth certificate

‘There’s a power in knowing who you really are’

Blue Parrot is one of 14 gay-friendly and gay clubs in Cancun
BREAKING: ‘Several killed’ in Cancun nightclub shooting

Gay-friendly Blue Parrot beach club was hosting the final night of a music festival

Adam McCabe still plays for a semi-professional team - and also works as a model
Former pro soccer player, still active in a semi-pro team, comes out as gay

‘If I can help at least one individual who needs guidance, support, or even a friend to speak with, I’m here.’

Shanghai Pride event 2009
Mobile games aimed at gay men in China hoping to tap into pink economy

The emerging mobile technology targets LGBTI people in China who might wish to remain discreet

IBM launches new rainbow brand logo in support of LGBT community

‘We strongly oppose discrimination of any kind toward anyone’

Taiwan steps closer to passing Marriage Equality Bill
Taiwan publishes bill to ban ‘gay cure’ therapy

Taiwan could join Malta in banning dangerous ‘conversion’ therapy

Greg Louganis and husband Johnny Chaillot-Louganis in 2017 Rose Parade.
First openly gay grand marshal Greg Louganis rides in Rose Parade with husband

Johnny Chaillot-Louganis wore husband’s 1984 Olympics opening ceremonies jacket

Donald Trump
Donald Trump secures Electoral College vote, will be next US president

He lost national popular vote to Hillary Clinton by nearly 3 million

Roy Cooper defeated incumbent Pat McCrory to become governor of North Carolina.
North Carolina’s HB2 to be repealed in special legislative session

Anti-LGBTI law has hurt the state’s reputation and its economy