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GAY MEN AND THE BATTLE TO BE HAPPY
In our recent survey we found that 24% of gay men had tried to kill themselves while 56% said they thought about it.
In this issue we talk to those gay men who are or have battled with depression and/or suicidal thoughts. We also talk to HIV-positive gay men who became depressed and/or suicidal after their diagnosis.
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In our recent survey we found that 24% of gay men had tried to kill themselves while 56% said they thought about it.Read more
“I was diagnosed with HIV five years ago and I felt my life was over.”Read more
I don’t think I’ve ever cried as much as I did that night. I was shaking with a mixture of fear and anger the entire time. That’s when I decided to end my life.Read more
How important is it to look after your mental health? Very, actually. All too often gay men spend far more time working on our abs than our mental health.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
Throughout my teenage years I regularly raided the vegetable drawer of the fridge, gradually getting the hang of how to accommodate a variety of produce of differing dimensions.Read more
The chances are that at some point in your life you will end up in a threesome, foursome, fivesome, orgy or full on gang bang. Some may only get as far as a threesome but many experience the lot. Here at FS we decided to talk to gay men who regularly do more than one-on-one sex to find out what’s the thrill of it all, and what they’ve learnt to do and not do.Read more
After years of searching for ‘Mr Right’ I think I’ve finally found my match. He’s smart, funny, creative, affectionate and emotionally balanced, pretty much ticking all the essential boxes on my list. I’ve always been picky and perhaps that might explain why I’ve been single for most of my adult life. But now that all looks set to change – the only problem is that I’m just beginning to learn how to have a healthy relationship and it’s much harder than I thought it was going to be.Read more
In an ideal world, this is what would happen: you swipe right, they swipe right, conversation sparks, you meet, instant connection and scandalous flirtation ensue, moonlight dinner dates and long, lustful stares fill your evenings...Read more
Roy’s next memory is waking up on the floor outside the nearest hospital, clothes torn and jaw broken.Read more