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The Reading List for May 1, 2014

– It seems like every other week, BuzzFeed is posting another great LGBT news story. In this case, it’s about how people in New York City are trying to make changes to a law currently on the books that states that if a person is carrying condoms, those very same prophylactics may be used as evidence of sex work. So much for sexual responsibility.

– Homosocial cuddle buddies? The Huffington Post reports on a study where 93 percent of straight male respondents said they had cuddled with another man.

– Haven’t had your fill of Bianca Del Rio on this season’s RuPaul’s Drag Race? Maybe you could donate to the crowd-sourcing campaign for Hurricane Bianca. The film is described as Tootsie meets Mrs Doubtfire, where Del Rio, also known as Roy Haylock, is a “New York teacher who moves to a small town in Texas, gets fired for being gay, and returns disguised as a mean lady to get revenge on the people who were nasty to him!”

And last but not least, even though Hercules & Love Affair just released remixes of “Do You Feel the Same?” — the first single from the upcoming album — they have already dropped a video for the latest single, “I Try to Talk To You, featuring vocals by John Grant. Check it out below.