CDC Warns of Increased Risk for HIV-Positive Smokers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s most recent ad campaign is a series of graphic TV ads called “Tips From Former Smokers” that outline—in gritty detail—the negative effects of smoking. They include Terrie, a 40-year-old woman diagnosed with oral and throat cancer; Amanda, a 30-year-old woman whose smoking during pregnancy resulted in a premature birth; and Brian, a 45-year-old gay man who suffered a stroke as a result of complications from smoking and being HIV-positive. (Check out his video above.)

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Put Down That Razor: 5 Reasons to Get Your Butt Waxed

Billy Cavallo and Ashley Piotrowski

Model Billy Cavallo and The Bronzed Bee owner Ashley Piotrowski

First of all, let me state for the record that I am not saying you have to wax or laser your butt. If you’re the au naturel kind of gay, then bully for you. (Lord knows a razor or wax strip has never come near my nether regions.) However, if you like your bum smooth, then pay close attention.

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5 Yoga Poses That Will Make You a Better Top

Lots of people say they have it easy, but being a top is hard work. Think of all that hip action—at top speed and (if you’re doing it right) in some of the most precarious positions. It can be exhausting, and you don’t want to be huffing and puffing after a few minutes. (Or maybe you do—but not because you’ve petered out too soon.) To stay on your a-game, you’ve got to build your strength, flexibility and endurance so you keep strong, therefore keeping him happy.

To aid you on this journey to better topping, I’ve laid out five yoga poses to incorporate into your weekly workout routine that will help you hone the physical tools you need you need for mind-blowing romps in the hay. The reigning Mr. Gay Philadelphia, Lou Cutler, demonstrates in the slideshow below. (You’re welcome, bottoms.)

5 Yoga Poses to Make You a Better Bottom

G Philly would like to welcome our newest health contributor, Barry Eichner. Today, he gets thing started with a bang: Good sex is something everyone wants. But it takes work. Don’t forget that sex is a physical activity that requires strength, stamina, and flexibility, so it only makes sense that the more flexibility, strength and stamina you have, the better your experience will be … well, in theory. Today, with the help of model Brian Swope, I’m sharing a few yoga poses that will help you open up your body to give you the physical tools needed to make bottoming more enjoyable. Incorporate these poses into your weekly workout routine for a lifetime of romps in the sack void of leg cramps, numb thighs, and a sore back.