Tag Archives: relationships

Facebook Tests Ex-Blocking

Facebook is testing a new feature which offers users the option of blocking their ex-partner if their relationship status has changed. Via the Independent: The social network will trial the new relationship tool in the United States, with plans to roll out the changes worldwide after receiving feedback. The tools will allow users to limit the photos, videos or status ...

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HomoQuotable – Michelangelo Signorile

“Let’s cut the ageist crap. The ‘yuk’ is a display of nothing but disgust for someone older. Yes, [Dustin Lance] Black is old enough to be [Tom] Daley’s father. But he’s not. If Black were just a couple of years older than Daley, he could be his brother too. But he’s not. Shocking news for you: You’re all going to ...

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HomoQuotable – Frank Bruni

“For the four and a half years that we’ve been together, we’ve been apart, me in Manhattan, Tom in Brooklyn, at least most of the workweek, and during chunks of the weekend, too. We tell our friends that it’s a borough standoff, a game of Big Apple chicken, but that’s just a line and a lie, a deflection of the ...

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Same-Sex Legal Kit For Dummies

Joining the popular Dummies line of how-to books next month will be a title aimed at same-sex couples looking to negotiate the often complicated legalities of protecting their relationship and property.  Via press release: Rainbow Law is pleased to announce that their new book – the Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies – is now available for pre-order through Amazon.com and ...

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Headline Of The Day

From India’s Hindustani Times: Strange as it may sound, but it’s the gay guys who are scoring over straight men in some cases when it comes to marriage worthiness. Sick of lecherous, two-timing, aggressive men who tromp over their feeling, some women are opting for a ‘safer option’ — marrying gay men, who are believed to be more sensitive and ...

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Obamas Celebrate 20th Anniversary

The president and First Lady celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary today. It’s a shame the debate had to be tonight.

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Open Thread Thursday

How’s your love life? Bitch, boast, or shrug.

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Overheard On Second Avenue

Second Avenue, Wednesday, 9:45PM Woman On Cell Phone: “You’re still at the office? What’s that music? I can hear music. Why is there music at your office? Where are you really? OK, fine. Send me a photo of your desk right now and I’ll believe you. I’ll wait. Hello? Don’t you fucking hang up on me! Hello?”

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Taiwan Animators On Cooper’s BF

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UK Tab “Busts” Anderson Cooper’s BF

Britain’s Daily Mail tabloid apparently stalked the boyfriend of Anderson Cooper to “bust” him with a long lens as he macked on some unidentified man in an unnamed NYC park. Cooper, as you may know, is rumored to be getting married very soon and the photos will surely be posted on anti-gay sites as “evidence” that gay people don’t really ...

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Saturday Is “Trash Your Ex” Night

This Saturday Brooklyn’s minor team baseball team will host “Trash Your Ex Night.” Fans are encouraged to bring romantic memorabilia which will be compacted in a garbage truck at the stadium. We will focus upon cutting ties with former relationships and ridding yourself of heartbreak resulting from an ex-girlfriend or boyfriend, or ex-husband or wife. “Trash Your Ex” is about ...

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On Husbands

About seven years ago I wrote this: When gay marriage finally becomes widespread, how quickly (if at all) will we act to correct each other when we identify someone’s significant other? “There goes David and his husband.” “Oh, they aren’t married, just living together.” Will we do that? Will we give those who choose not to marry a verbal downgrade ...

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New Phone App: What Went Wrong

A new phone app sends a form to the person who dumped you. Didn’t he just tell you to stop calling?

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Beware The Dangers Of Emo-Porn

Focus On The Family warns women that the “emotional porn” of soap operas and romance novels only sets them up with unrealistic expectations of how men should behave in real life. Don’t expect real men in the real world to be emotionally available! Really! Just as wives rightly complain when compared to the artificially created women of Internet porn, men ...

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G-Male

“Google has created the perfect boyfriend. Or is he?”

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Dating Advice For The Newly Out

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Facebook Knows When You’ll Break Up

By tracking the changes in relationship statuses, Facebook can predict when you’ll be more likely to break up. The peak times to find yourself suddenly single is during spring break (duh) and right before Christmas (no presents!).

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The Map Of Non-Monogamy

Complicated! Unicorn polyamory? Bigger version here.

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On Gay Sexual Jealousy

Over at Scientific American, Jesse Bering discusses a partner’s infidelity and opines that sexual jealousy among gay couples is genetically hardwired, whether or not we intellectually dismiss monogamy as unnatural. Bering concludes: [B]ecause fatal sexually transmitted infections for which gay men are unusually vulnerable, such as HIV, were not present in the ancestral past and could not have produced any ...

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Ex-Blocker

If it pains you to see all the wild, hilarious, romantic adventures now being enjoyed by your ex since he finally kicked you to the curb, a browser plug-in called Ex-Blocker will delete any mentions of said ex’s name from your Facebook, Twitter, or RSS feeds. Even if your horrible evil friends post pictures or rave about your hot hot ...

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