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2018 Volkswagen Atlas ad features straight people getting busy in the backseat…

…which leads me to wonder: Since when are Volkswagen’s back seats big enough to bang in? Don’t these sad, overly fertile people have a sex dungeon like normal people? Normal people have sex dungeons, right? If the ad were aimed…

A Mardi Gras driving guide to help you navigate the streets of New Orleans this Fat Tuesday

Every year, I tweak and repost this article for those of you who can’t be with us in New Orleans for the joys and pains of Fat Tuesday. More sober posts tomorrow!  * * * * * Across most of…

Oh brother, where art thou: the return of the Chevrolet Trailblazer

The 2017 Detroit Auto Show featured a plethora of exciting vehicles, including many from Chevrolet. Its parent company, General Motors, rose from the ashes of its 2009 bankruptcy/bailout a few brands lighter, with a renewed goal to tighten the lineups…

Croatia: The land of “It Makes No Sense”

Ed note: From time to time, we post updates from Zach, a gay man, a devoted car nut, and one of Gaywheels’ biggest fans in Croatia. He’s asked that we not use his full name because while the situation for…

Great, now Richard Hammond’s the homophobe

How are you holidays so far? If they’re anything like ours, they’ve been a curious mix of pleasure and pain: the pleasure of seeing loved ones from far-flung places, the pain of having to endure thinly veiled barbs from newly…

Brands bail on Breitbart, but Nissan stays put

One of the biggest disappointments of 2016 has been the rise in prominence of Breitbart News. That’s in part because Breitbart is appallingly partisan, and personally, I like my news to be as spin-free as possible, no matter which direction it’s…

Finally, something to celebrate: 9 automakers earn perfect scores on HRC’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index

2016 has been a terrible year. Every year has its tragedies–natural disasters, civil wars, the continued fertility of Duggars, Kardashians, and Jenners–but 2016 has been among the worst in recent memory. It’s been especially bad for the LGBT community. Homophobic…

Trump wins. Who loses?

President Donald Trump. That’s a phrase that many Americans never thought they’d hear, much less have to say with a straight face. The coming days and weeks will involve lots of analysis of yesterdays’ election results. Much of that analysis…

Avoid autumn road emergencies!

In autumn, depending on where you live, everywhere you look could be a Kodak moment. Changing leaves with their beautiful hues are a sight to see, but once they fall to the ground, or get wet, they can create treacherous…

Toyota says 70% of employees are moving to new Plano, Texas headquarters

Back in 2014, Toyota announced that after more than half a century in California, the company was relocating its headquarters to Plano, Texas in order to centralize and consolidate its work in the U.S. Administratively, the move made plenty of…