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Mama, kudos: A thank-you to Q & 'Drag Race's HIV advocates

RuPaul's Drag Race contestants have been moving the culture and public education on HIV forward since the show's inception, praises Out columnist Alexander Cheves.

Gay gym culture has a deadly downside

Amplified by social media, body dysmorphia and other mental health issues are taking a toll on queer men.

How to fight LGBTQ+ book bans

History warns of censorship’s consequences. Here’s how to fight it.

How to Fight an Anti-LGBTQ+ SCOTUS? In a Nasty Pig Jockstrap

A Supreme Court decision allowing LGBTQ+ discrimination in business drives home the importance of a Nasty Pig jockstrap — and supporting queer-owned companies.

What Makes a Single Queer Man Desirable in 2023?

As Out brings back its list of Most Eligible Bachelors, Last Call columnist Alexander Cheves reflects on the meaning of eligibility.

Diplo Is the Unlikely Ambassador of a Sexually Fluid Future

Diplo is “not not gay.” So what does that mean for the state of LGBTQ+ labels?

Dying Gay Bars? There's a Sobering Upside

The sober-curious movement hurts gay bars, but it’s a lifeline for a community that has been disproportionately harmed by substances.

It's Time to Talk About Gay Steroid Use

Bros shone a light on men using testosterone injections to achieve a muscular physique. Columnist Alexander Cheves further explores its queer history and dangers.

13 New Tips for Happier, Healthier Bottoming

Bottoming is great, but there's A LOT that comes with it, writes Out's sex writer.

How To Be the Best Top You Can Be

Topping is an art form, and there's a lot that goes into it, explains advice columnist, author, and queer sex writer Alexander Cheves.

The Sex Party Checklist: A Guide to Helping Your Guests Come Together

Out's Alexander Cheves offers tips on how to make your next sex party a fun, unforgettable occasion.

How a Cis Gay Man Learned to Embrace Women's Panties

Alexander Cheves navigates fears related to stigma and fetishization.

Help! How Do I Know If I'm Addicted to Porn?

Advice columnist, author, and queer sex writer Alexander Cheves breaks down one reader's question about their relationship with porn — and the stigmas so many people still have about it. 

Turning 30: What It Means When You're Gay

Not a boy, not yet a daddy, writes Out columnist Alexander Cheves.

Here's How Technology Will (and Won't) Change Sex in the Future

As technology and a pandemic push digital encounters, a writer stresses the importance of IRL connections.

Are Your Sex Toys Gender-Inclusive?

Toys are getting a redesign for trans and nonbinary consumers thanks to brands like Maude.

Can Fetish Be Fashion?

What are the ethics of appropriating from the leather community?

U Host?: Why Traveling (in Every Sense) Is a Queer Experience

Whether it's to find ourselves, find community, or find a hookup, it's an experience we all know.

Hollywood Has Come A Long Way With Gay Sex — I Demand It Go Further

While we have seen some groundbreaking love scenes in shows like Pose recently, we still have a ways to go before the sex on screen looks like my life.