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Why Is "Gay in America" For Men Only?

Scott Pasfield's new book of portraits busts stereotypes and widens opportunities for gay men. Gay women wish it did the same for them.



Gay in America
, a new book of portraits by New York City photographer Scott Pasfield, calls itself an "enlightening look into the variety of gay life in the United States" that reflects "the same beautiful diversity found in any sampling of our population." Gawker hailed the book as "a real picture of what today's gay world is like" in "all its butch, femme, urban, rural, single, coupled, smiling, and struggling richness."

So why are all the photos of dudes?

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Dietary Supplements: Gay Beer and Broccoli Corridors

Tongue cancer, gay beer, and the East Coast Broccoli Corridor feature in today's daily roundup of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ. Enjoy!

What does it take to save book reviews? A middle-aged man with slices of raw bacon draped over his head.

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Watch Texas Councilman Tell Gay Teens "It Gets Better"

Since last Tuesday, more than 1.5 million viewers have watched Joel Burns, a young, openly gay Texas city councilman tell teens "it gets better."

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Since last Tuesday, more than 1.5 million viewers have watched Joel Burns, a young, openly gay Texas city councilman tell teens to "stick around, it gets better." Burns talks about teens that have recently ended their lives, including the contemplation of ending his own.

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