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HIV Positive/HIV Negative Couple Share How They Make It Work

Relationships can be difficult and adding the element of a chronic but treatable disease can seem like a hurdle you can't get over, but couples everyday are making it work.  Meet David and Johnny.

Via Healthline:

Met in 2013

Atlanta, Georgia

David and Johnny met while Johnny was working on a TV project. Johnny called David as a potential prospect for the show. After speaking for countless hours over the span of three days, they decided to meet in person. (David thought this meetup was a date, but Johnny thought it was a business dinner.)

7 Delicious Meals You Can Eat Even If You Plan On Bottoming Tonight

They say you shouldn't eat 30 minutes before swimming and most people will tell you shouldn't eat AT ALL if you plan on bottoming anytime in the next 12 hours.  Well that's just not true.  You can eat a healthy hearty meal and still have a paint free night of fun by following some of the recipes below.  We searched far and wide, high and low for these and we think you'll find them quite helpful.  

1. Ice Cubes

Text Of Dad Asking To See A Picture Of His Son's Boyfriend Goes Viral

Via Gaystarnews:

A dad has proven that unconditional love can truly exist when it comes to loving their gay sons.

A Californian teen posted a tweet, showing how powerful it can be when a dad is supportive of his gay son.

It contains a screenshot of a text message sent by a father, Louis Sr, to his son, Louis Jr, asking the son for a photo of him and his boyfriend.

It was so he could brag about them to his co-workers.

‘Send me the pic of u and ur boy toy,’ he said in the text.

Touched by his father’s quest, he posted it to Twitter.

Designer Marc Jacobs Proposes To Boyfriend In Chipotle

While your trade was stealing your debit card to get him a burrito bowl, Marc Jacobs is set to marry long-term boyfriend Charly Defrancesco, after sharing a video of their engagement.

Actor Char, who appeared on the hit show Sense8, watches as Marc gets on bended knee in a Mexican restaurant in the clip shared on Instagram.

Fashion designer Marc can then be seen reacting with glee in the vid, filmed in a branch of Chipotle in New York City.

The grand proposal set up also featured flash mob dancers getting down to Prince’s classic song Kiss.

7 Ways To Support Your Partner With Anxiety

By reading this you're already ahead of the game.  Dating someone with anxiety, like everything else, takes work, but the reward is a loving relationship with someone who knows you care.  Here are some tips that we've picked up over the years. 

Tyler The Creator Shoots His Shot With Timothée Chalamet On New Song Orka

On Thursday (March 29), Tyler, The Creator dropped his latest song "Okra" along with a new set of visuals. While new music from Tyler is always big news, it's a line in the song about actor Timothée Chalamet that has people talking.

"Tell Tim Chalamet to come get at me/Skin glowin', clear of acne, diamonds see-through, so holographic," Tyler spits on the third verse. "Red ones look like Aidan Mackey, spent dinero like taxi driver/Handmade is that thing with tires, but I rode my bike/And Vill tail behind me and he got the canon like he bagged Mariah."

Man Gets Nasty Message On Grindr After Guy Finds Out He Has HIV

A HIV positive user of dating app Grindr has shared the message he received yesterday from another user rejecting him because of his status.

Bang Bang Ladesh is a member of the Manchester chapter of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. He shared a screenshot of the message to his Facebook, where it has been shared dozens of times and prompted many comments.

In the exchange, the man sends a photo of himself to Bang Bang. He follows it up with a simple ‘Hi’. However, he then read Bang Bang’s Grindr profile, which mentions that he is HIV positive.

Study Says Gay Marriages Less Likely To End Than Lesbian and Straight Marriages

Gay marriages are the least likely to end, a new study has shown.

Two men who get hitched in the US have better odds of making it than their counterparts in lesbian and straight marriages, according to research by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. 

The study, which tracked more than 500 couples in Vermont over the course of 12 years, also revealed that women in same-sex marriages were the most likely to break up.

Lesbian unions are twice as likely as gay marriages and 1.5 times as likely as straight marriages to end, according to the research.

"My Bottom Will Not Pay Rent" Tops Says He Handles The Finances In His Relationship

In same gender loving relationships we often find ourselves falling into or fighting against heteronormative views and stances on relationships.  I remember a few years back talking to my straight friends about dating another guy and the first they would ask was "so who is the man in the relationship?" I had to explain to them that we were both men and no one had a specific role.  But thats not always the case.  Whether we want to or not we often mold our relationships to into molds created by the straight relationships we've seen.  Sometimes based off who is dominant and who is submissive,

New Study Shows 92% of Gay Men Want Marriage or Monogamous Relationship

Its been a long running stereotype that gay men are promiscuous but a new study finds they are just the opposite.

It turns out that polyamory and open relationships are not the dream, it’s monogamy.

Researchers have found surprising new relationship trends among gay men aged 18 to 39.

Lanz Lowen and Blake Spears, a non-monogamous couple for 36 years, looked into the experience of other same-sex couples.

The pair says: ‘There wasn’t any roadmap and we assumed long-term couples might offer valuable perspectives and hard-earned lessons.’