A man by the sea. Photo posed by model.
These five male sex toys are engineered to change your life for good

These stylish male sex toys will have you moaning in pleasure in 2021 and far beyond.

Gay couple.
LGBT+ finance risk: Don’t let the closet be a pension trap for you and your partner

Equality Wealth advisor Malcolm Cuthbert warns many older people, who spent time in the closet, may not have secured their financial future.

Rachel and Beth.
Everyday hero: This LGBT+ student stepped up to care for the elderly through the pandemic

Rachel Golby wasn’t able to see her partner for three months but chose to serve as a key worker.

Frédéric Chopin.
Music journalist discovers Polish composer Chopin’s gay loves

Of course, experts have previously said they were just good friends.

Matt.
Elska Magazine celebrates gingers and more as it photographs gay Belfast

Belfast’s LGBT+ scene has emerged from the shadows and is growing in a year Northern Ireland also won marriage equality.

A Black Trans Lives Matter protest in Pittsburgh.
Shot, tortured, beheaded and stoned to death: 12 months of trans murder victims

The youngest victims recorded in the last year were just 15.

Female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read with artist Amanda Cotton.
New sculpture celebrates the 18th century LGBT+ women pirates who stunned the world

Anne Bonny and Mary Read left a trail of looted treasure, ex-lovers and devastation across the Caribbean.

Ivor Gurney.
All the greatest First World War poets were queer and it’s time to remember them

They were torn between love and war. They were brave, often recklessly so, and they had the medals to prove it.

Naked men.
Sportsmen strip for calendar promoting ‘healthier masculinity’

NSFW photos: The popular Warwick Rowers calendar has rebranded after a decade as Worldwide Roar.

Woman in a bath of flowers.
Five stylish sex toys to drive any female body wild

We test-drive five of LELO’s top female products to discover new ways to sexual pleasure.

Taiwan Pride 2020.
Coronavirus-free Taiwan celebrates Pride with 130,000 crowd

Pictures of the biggest Pride since the coronavirus pandemic swept the world.

Candlelit vigil for 50 years of the Gay Liberation Front.
Veterans hold vigil to mark 50 years of them fighting for LGBT+ rights

The Gay Liberation Front first met at the London School of Economics in October 1970 and started a social ‘big bang’.

LGBT+ people show rainbow flags at the Mashrou' Leila gig in Cairo in 2017.
11 LGBT+ Egyptians reveal their stories of horrific police torture, rape and entrapment

From police faking evidence on Grindr to anal probe torture, rape, beating and starvation – victims share their stories.

Rowena Howie in her Revival Retro London store.
How this LGBT+ entrepreneur had spent lockdown championing small business in London

LGBT+ small business champion Rowena Howie on surviving the pandemic and how to build back better.

Gary from Sydney
Elska digs below Sydney’s white dominated gay scene to showcase the city in a new way

These 14 photos give a sneak peak at the hot men of Sydney, Australia.

Iain Johnstone and Daniel Kerry.
How you can protect yourself and your same-sex partner for a better financial future

The right planning can make the difference between a great retirement and a nasty shock.

Bronson Farr's artwork.
Discover the New York Subway art exhibition by LGBT+ and artists of color

The Black Lives Matter movement inspired this unusual pop-up exhibition in a Brooklyn train station.

The Digital Pride floats placed over the beach in the LGBT+ friendly city of Brighton, England.
Snapchat’s new Digital Pride floats make Pride happen before your eyes, wherever you are

Snapchat’s lens creators have teamed up with GSN’s Digital Pride and AMV BBDO to create the festival floats.

Two 'gay inclusive' rugby players.
The face of gay rugby in 15 stunning images

LGBT+ inclusive rugby is gaining new players while traditional clubs are struggling.

Json Y.
13 brave Malaysians join intimate queer photoshoot in country where homosexuality is illegal

A diverse range of guys from one of Asia’s most diverse cities, Kuala Lumpur.

The Deeper The Trauma, The Dirtier The Sex by Ricardo Peris.
11 new artworks by international queer artists for Pride 2020

Curators of the Queer Frontiers share some of the highlights of their online exhibition.

Christopher Street Gay Liberation Day 1970.
50 years ago: Amazing video shows the first ever Pride

‘We are all participants in the most important gay event in history.’

Roman oil lamp depicting female oral sex from Turkey.
The British Museum adds five LGBT+ treasures to its permanent collection

From an ancient coin showing lesbian poet Sappho to a joke fake banknote depicting gay gangster Ronnie Kray.

Sparkle trans festival in Manchester, England.
Trans people are preparing to flee UK after government threatens new bathroom law

GSN speaks exclusively to trans women who feel they are no longer safe in Britain and may need asylum.

Larry Kramer
‘A giant’: Tributes pour in for AIDS activist and playwright Larry Kramer

Joe Biden, Elton John, Matt Bomer, Nancy Pelosi, Chelsea Clinton and so many more mourn Kramer’s death at 84.

San Francisco's LGBT+ History Museum.
Coronavirus delays San Fran’s new LGBT+ museum but the dream is still alive

Meanwhile the historical society is putting its museum online, starting with a new Gilbert Baker exhibition.

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100 years of Tom of Finland and his stunning, sexy men

His drawings of masculine gay men having ‘happy sex’ changed the way we see ourselves and helped change the world.

Woman with head on friend's shoulder.
How you can help a friend struggling with LGBT+ domestic violence during lockdown

Charities issue advice to help friends suffering domestic violence and even friends you think may be abusers.

A child in a rainbow headband reading from a tablet.
Cute things you can do with your kids this weekend to celebrate Family Equality Day

Celebration gets crafty to conquer coronavirus lockdown.

A funeral.
What every trans person needs to know if they don’t want to be misgendered in death

Tragic cases reveal how trans lives and identities can be erased at the very end.