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LA Goth-Pop Band, Holy Wars, Share New Single & Announce Debut EP

A new band has plopped down smack dab in the middle of my radar. LA Goth-Pop Band, Holy Wars, have just shared a new single off of their debut EP, “Mother,” out June 30th. Listen to “I Can’t Feel a Thing,” below. The band also has quite a compelling story that informs their work… Leon’s […]

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“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” – Edgy Editorial Shoot by Ziv Sade

Photographer Ziv Sade captured Jason Wimberly and Greg Kelley for Kaltblut. All outfits and accessories by Russell Barslou of “SHOKRA”. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart was published first in Kaltblut‘s print issue: POP – “Don’t go breaking my heart – I couldn’t if I tried – Honey if I get restless – Baby you’re not that kind  – Don’t go breaking […]

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MR PORTER Unlocking The World Of Gucci | Video

Step into the eccentric world of Mr Alessandro Michele, the visionary creative director of Gucci. “A stately home is transformed into a wonderland of colour in The Keys, a short film created by MR PORTER to mark the arrival of an exclusive collection from the illustrious Italian brand.”MR PORTER Read the full story in The […]

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DEPRESSION Fall/Winter 2017

  The label started in 2006, as a t-shirt store in Singapore, after designers Andrew Loh and Kenny Lim left their jobs in dismay. “Feeling depressed but not defeated, the duo created DEPRESSION, a niche street wear label that is genderless and dark, like the sort that evil gangs of the future would wear. It […]

Queer News

Gay. Disabled. And Sexy As F*ck. #ThisIsMe

Two snaps up and zig zag formation. #ThisIsMe is a video series that explores the complex relationship between gay men and body image by wickydkewl Get more of Ryan: www.ryanjhaddad.com Ryan J. Haddad is an actor, writer, and autobiographical performer based in New York. His debut solo play Hi, Are You Single? was most recently presented […]

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Chromatics – “Shadow” Appeared on Premiere of Showtime’s Twin Peaks Revival

Chromatics Pay Tribute To David Lynch’s “Blue Velvet” & The Legendary Julee Cruise Directed By Rene & Radka “Chromatics appeared on the premiere of Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival last night, performing their song “Shadow” at the show’s fictional Bang Bang Club venue.” Stereogum Video from Italians Do It Better Music

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Jakarta Gay Club Raid Leads to More Than 100 Men Arrested

  More than 100 men have been arrested for pornography, a crime that can carry a jail sentence, during a police raid on the Atlantis gay club in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. About 140 men were detained for questioning. Andreas Harsono from Human Rights Watch told the ABC some of the men were naked in […]

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Bay to Breakers 2017 Should Change Its Name to “Bro Fest” | Check Out 200 Photos Here! (NSFW)

Today’s Bay to Breakers 2017 appeared to be a smash. Although this year was definitely lacking in creatively as far as costumes compared to years past. This year’s most popular costume was by far Bay Watch with a close second, the unicorn. Like all years, but in my opinion, more than ever,  this year seemed to […]

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Chris Cornell Tribute: Watch Heart’s Ann Wilson Cover Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun”

Ann Wilson Performs Black Hole Sun on Jimmy Kimmel Live   The Soundgarden singer, who died Wednesday in Detroit, was 52. Chris Cornell, perhaps best known as the lead singer of Soundgarden, one of the bands that defined the grunge sound of the ’90s, had died at the age of 52. In a statement, Brian […]

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“Proud” – Lockwood51 New Collaboration lgbt_history Featuring Iconic Gay Activists

“PROUD”  LOCKWOOD51  COLLABORATION WITH @LGBT_History  LOCKWOOD51, purveyor of in-your- face queer street wear, teams up with Leighton Brown and Matthew Riemer, the curators behind the essential @LGBT_History Instagram page, to debut a mesh tank featuring a grid of iconic gay activists. The tank pays tribute to LGBT heroes that have broken down barriers and crashed thru societal walls over […]

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Gucci to Launch Exclusive Capsule Collection on MR PORTER

  MR PORTER teamed up with Gucci to launch an exclusive capsule collection under the creative direction of Alessandro Michele. Debuting on MR PORTER today (May 18th), the 43-piece capsule collection is inspired by urbanism and self-expression, anchored in classic tailoring silhouettes and eccentric sportswear. The collection is across ready to wear, shoes and accessories and […]

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Willy Chavarria x Brandblack x HO99O9 Join Forces | Watch Video Collab

Fresh out seeing HO99O9 live in San Francisco last night at the Independent (SEE VIDEOS), I was happy to find this inbox today. NY based menswear designer Willy Chavarria and LA based performance sports-design and apparel company Brandblack, have come together to announce a limited capsule collection collaboration for Fall ’17 titled “Safe Words“. Brandblack and […]

Art Queer News

New Mural in SF of Latina Drag Legend to Protect the LGBTI Community by Artist Manuel Carmona | Video Interview

  I met up and chatted with artist Manuel Carmona about the new mural he, with the help of friends, are painting in San Francisco of drag queen Juanita More in a power stance, in front of rainbow flag. Mural can be seen on 18th Street/ Sanchez 0n the side of the clothing store Unionmade. […]

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San Francisco Rallies for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biophobia #IDAHOT | Pics & Videos

Yesterday, May 17th, was #IDAHOT  International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia, and people hit to the streets to rally and protest. Key speakers came out to inspire and encourage others to speak out and be enraged about current state of affairs. The ever passionate, Tom Ammiano, politician and LGBT rights activist from San Francisco, a […]

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Lithuania First Country to Grant Asylum to Gay Men Escaping Chechnya

Two men were given visas to live in Lithuania and escape persecution in Chechnya Lithuania has become one of the first countries to give refuge to men fleeing Chechnya because of their sexuality. It was revealed in April that the Chechen government was detaining, torturing and even killing gay and bisexual men. Lithuania’s foreign minister, […]

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A Butt For Good

I’ll just hashtag this post #FurryMountains and leave it at that. Mr Outdoors  shares, “I started @misteroudoors instagram account as a fun thing just for me and it quickly grew into something I didn’t plan or expect. I am glad you enjoy all the photos as much as I enjoy taking them. I really appreciate all the kind words and […]

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Foundation to Publish New Issues of Bob Mizer’s “Physique Pictorial”

In commemoration of the passing of male physique photographer Bob Mizer 25 years ago on May 12, 1992, the Bob Mizer Foundation is proud to announce that it will relaunch his groundbreaking and controversial magazine, Physique Pictorial, this summer. Mizer founded Physique Pictorial in 1951 in order to showcase his growing portfolio of models – flexing muscle men both […]

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“Telegraph Avenue” – Rancid

Rancid share new video for “Telegraph Avenue,”  off of their new album “Trouble Maker” out June 9. This song is Rancid’s love letter to the East Bay. They state, “we are excited this record is dropping. More tracks to come!” Limited Edition vinyl is available, pre-order now and get an instant download of “Ghost of […]

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Dramatic Fallout For PWR BTTM After Accusations Of Sexual Misconduct

Above photo: Singer Ben Hopkins of the band PWR BTTM performs onstage during the Pitchfork SXSW Day Party at the French Legation Museum on March 16, in Austin, Texas. Scott Dudelson/WireImage/Getty Images Pretty much the worse news ever! In my heart PWR BTTM were the next big band, dare I say Nirvana. It doesn’t look […]

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WHY? Shares “The Barely Blur” Video

While WHY? fans will certainly encounter familiar sounds on Moh Lhean — Wolf’s sour-sweet croon, deadpan poet’s drawl, and ear for stunningly fluid arrangements with obsessive attention to detail — the album also reveals that a transformation has taken place. The singer’s self-depricating swagger and cynical squint is replaced by a sense of peace in the unknowing; […]

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Ekurtis Shares “HumDrum” Video

The most amazing things end up in my inbox. Today’s treat is this new music video from Ekurtis for “HumDrum.” Prior to the video release the track debuted on All Things Go. “HumDrum” will be featured on the EP ‘Part I’ which will be released on 6/16. ‘Part I’ will be followed by two more EP’s from […]

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Sweet Spirit – “The Power” Music Video Premiere | On West Coast Tour Now

Austin’s party-starters Sweet Spirit premieres their ode to MTV’s past, with a new video for “The Power” on WXPN. Directed by Ed Dougherty, the video brings a splash of color and excitement into a dreary, black-and-white world. Sweet Spirit’s unique brand of pop-inspired, pure glam rock’n’roll has also won over the hearts of WXPN, having […]

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Jason Loewenstein Shares “Machinery” Track

What a voice! CLRVYNT has shared “Machinery”, the second single from Jason Lowenstein’s upcoming LP ‘Spooky Action’, out 6/16 on Joyful Noise. When talking about “Machinery” Loewenstein said,” ‘Machinery’ is the classic scenario of man desperately seeking relief from a world gone mad. Trying to avoid being ground up like hamburger in the machinery of the […]

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“Sup Lookin’ Host?” – Your Favorite New Gay Hookup App Theme Song by BQE

Life’s biggest questions. Chicken or the egg? “Sup Lookin’ Host?” BQE and Levonia Jenkins join forces for the music video for “Sup Lookin’ Host” – the Grindr Anthem everyone has been waiting for! Featuring DJ William Francis, Tommy Hart, Ian Sklarsky and Ricardo Tavares. Song written and produced by Greg Scarnici. Directed by Greg Scarnici Song […]

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Adam Prince King – Flamboyant “Flamingos” Music Video

New to us… Check out the new music video from Adam Prince King for “Flamingos.” Russian-born photographer/director Vasilisa Forbes directs a flamboyant, playful performance for newcomer Adam Prince King. When a video shot in 4:3 colours its pillarboxes pastel-pink, you know you’re in for a bright, fun visual. Cutting between an array of dancers and shots of King […]

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“CASANOVA” – Photography from Chad Johansson for Fantastics Mag

CASANOVA Photographer CHAD JOHANSSON shoots CHOSEN’S‘s Wilson Lai as badass lounge lizard. For Fantastics Mag PHOTOGRAPHER: CHAD JOHANSSON CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Derric Lowe STYLING: Mitch Phillips and Derric Lowe GROOMING: Brandy Michelle MODEL: Wilson Lai at CHOSEN

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Watch Aimee Mann’s NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

“This song is called ‘You Never Loved Me’ — it’s another cheery, optimistic number,” says Aimee Mann, introducing the second of four songs in this Tiny Desk Concert. She has been writing songs on the human condition — more often than not with a strong sense of humor to underpin the inevitable melancholy — as […]

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Indiana Queen Share New Video “Us And Them”

Indiana Queen have released a new music video called “Us And Them.” A timely black and white video addressing eye-opening current political issues. Bands frontman, Kevin Thornton,  tells me, “It’s for a song called “Us and Them” from our new album Hurts Like Hell. We’ve taken a more political turn this record. This song specifically is in […]