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A Guide to the NYC Gay Scene

Dating in New York City can be hard, and sometimes more so if you’re gay man. NYC is a forward-thinking, cosmopolitan place, and on the whole the city refutes heteronormativity and thoroughly embraces its LGBT community, but it can still be tough out there.

The 15 Biggest Gay Pride Festivals in the World

14 Aug

Every year, around summertime, countries and cities around the world come together to celebrate their LGBTQ communities. The foremost celebration comes in the form of the Pride parades, in which members of the LGBTQ community, as well as their wider supporters, host events and festivals in order to raise awareness, as well as to serve as demonstrations for legal rights, such as same-sex marriage.

Monogamy in the World of Gay Dating, Could It Be Growing?

Is monogamy a dying concept? Or is it a generational factor? Perhaps younger gay men find it easier to come out, and therefore meet someone and start relationships the traditional way, from puberty. Whereas the elder generation may struggle more due to prejudices growing up.

Indiraa interviews Vida on Soho Radio

28 Nov

Listen to one of Vida's matchmaker's talk about issues with Indiraa around coming out for the LGBT community, with guest Philip Baldwin, gay activist.

Soho Radio interview Vida

08 Nov

Soho Radio interview our matchmaker about love in 2016.

‘Hey Saturday’ talk Gay and Lesbian Matchmaking

31 Oct

To recognise and celebrate National Coming Out Day read Vida's thoughts on the world of gay and lesbian matchmaking

BBFs

19 Oct

Someone once said to me, “If people don’t mistake you and your best friend for dating, at least once, you’re doing best friendship wrong.” You know how it is: your best friend is the one who you share all your deepest confidences with. They were there for you through all your best times, and all […]

Top 5 Gay Dating Mistakes

Here at The Vida Consultancy, we have identified five of the biggest gay dating mistakes we have seen in our years working as matchmakers. Read on and see if you have encountered any of these pitfalls – or if you might be on the verge of doing so.

Gay Matchmaking London

Searching for a needle in a gaystack? Can’t find the man of your dreams? Then perhaps it’s time you considered gay matchmaking in London with Vida Consultancy.

Shoreditch Radio Interview with Vida

10 Mar

Listen to Vida's matchmaker discuss the future of sexuality, love and matchmaking

Wandsworth radio live interview with Vida

15 Feb

Find out what one of Vida's matchmakers thinks about Dating in London.

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