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Gay and bisexual men make up the majority of new syphilis cases

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but a new report from the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have increased for a second year in a row to all-time highs, and unfortunately,  gay and bisexual men make up the majority of syphilis cases.Safe SexWhile STDs are preventable with safer sex measures and generally curable with antibiotics, the most alarming piece of news may be that the CDC says that antibiotic resistant STDs are becoming more prevalent.

You can read all about that from the World Health Organization which published their findings earlier this summer, Growing antibiotic resistance forces updates to recommended treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

Word of the day: Hankie Code

hanky code, gay word of the day, gay slangHankie Code (\ˈhaŋ-kē – ˈkōd\noun
Definition: Wearing a colored hanky to identify sexual preferences within leather, or BDSM community.
Example: The Hankie Code was used by many gay men in the 1970s and 1980s to identify sexual preferences

Word of the day: Leather Daddy

George ClunyLeather Daddy (\ˈle-thər -ˈda-dē\ noun
Definition: A leather daddy is another word for a man who tends to dominate and has a fetish for leather.
Example: George Cluny would make for an ideal leather daddy.

Word of the day: Versatile

gay slang, top, bottom, gay sex Versatile (\ˈvər-sə-təl, adjective
Definition: refers to a person who enjoys both topping and bottoming.
Example: His profile on Grindr said versatile.

Saturday morning coffee

saturday-morning-coffee-with-a-smileCoffee and Calvins – what a great combination.

Word of the day: Pitcher

spring trainingPitcher (\ˈpi-chər\noun
Definition: The active partner in anal intercourse
Example: Bars always seem to be filled with catchers looking for pitchers ready to go play ball.

Mr Boston Bear 2016: Michael Cody


Mr Boston Bear 2016 Michael Cody

MASSBEARZ hosted their annual Mr. Boston Bear this past weekend at The Alley Bar in Downtown Crossing and Michael Cody walked away with the title. Congratulations to all who entered and everyone who attended. Photos from the contest are on The Alley’s Facebook page here.

If you would like to learn more about MASSBEARZ, visit their website at massbearz.com.