The gay men's health and life magazine. Brought to you by GMFA
The number of gay men who use and abuse alcohol is far greater than those who take chems. Yet, perhaps because of the legal status, alcohol risks being the forgotten problem. Read more
We surveyed 1,006 gay men and asked them what their opinions on open relationships are. We uncovered some fascinating results... Read more
69% of the men we surveyed admitted they’ve faced sexual rejection for disclosing their status. It's time to stop HIV stigma. Read more
Over 3,100 gay and bisexual men took our survey. Here are the results... Read more
It’s not easy to sit down and plan out an issue to do with alcohol and gay men. Why? Well, who wants to be told they are drinking too much or too often? Not me. I like a drink just as much as the next person.
Breaking news! Some gay men don’t drink alcohol. Shocking, eh?
For this issue of FS we asked 1,200 gay men about their drinking habits. One reader got in touch and asked if he could share his story about drinking his way into becoming HIV-positive after he was raped by his boyfriend. This is Dave’s story...
I bet you think there’s a limited amount of information about condoms, don’t you? Well you’re wrong.
Just as education has helped and is helping the stigma around being gay, the same is as important and necessary around HIV.
Right now it looks like there’s going to be a long wait before PrEP is made available on the NHS.
Back in 2009, Mario faced a battle against chems, sex, loneliness and the struggle to find himself. Today he shares his journey...
Why we must encourage young students to join the fight in promoting safe sex at university.
And yet on a Saturday night, the gay scene is crammed full of ‘mean girls’ derisively appraising each others’ pants, pompadours and packages.
One Oscar winner seems to have attracted the attention of many people for his winning speech.
Mark Reed is currently working abroad as an English teacher in Cali, Colombia. He is originally from Ireland but lives in North London. While in Colombia, Mark reflects on moving to another country with limited knowledge of the language and looks at how gay men from other countries, with limited English, may feel when they move to the UK.
When reconciling being gay with faith all I can say is this: I read the Qur’an and the Bible when I was trying to come to terms with my sexual orientation 24 years ago
Dr Shaun Griffin, from the Terrence Higgins Trust, said: "The announcement of this pilot feels like a cynical stalling tactic." Read more
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016, this legendary annual LGBT event is the ultimate sporting event, when it comes to breaking down barriers in the community. Read more
Let me explain the term gaysian. Simply blend the words gay and Asian together to describe LGBT Asian people and a whole underground scene. Read more
Alright, before we start, there’s something I need to make absolutely clear... crystal. It’s factual and undeniable and here it is. Open relationships can and do work! Read more
I asked ‘Gay Twitter’ whether ‘will you miss poppers if/when they are banned?’ Of the 272 gay men who voted, 53% said no and 47% said yes. Read more
Anyone who says to you that coming out is not a big deal is probably a very lucky individual (or a complete liar). Read more
As a child I was deeply shy. I hated attention and would hide from anyone who would challenge me. Read more
Coming out as gay can be a challenging process – both psychologically and socially. Read more
Here are a few things I learned when I made the move from a small city in southern Ireland to the bright lights of London. Read more
As a non-professional, I am not qualified to express an opinion on why this is taking place, nor do I have the inclination to speculate. My aim is to be honest in relation to my own experience... Read more
When it comes to sex and relationships there is no such thing as a stupid question. Here are our answers to some of the things you asked us via the GMFA website. Read more
I don’t mean to cause alarm but there are more people living with HIV now than any other time in history. Read more