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Hunky Workout at Home Inspiration Video by Kyle Krieger

Hunky Workout at Home Inspiration Video by Kyle Krieger

Fitness inspiration, that you can watch while eating ice cream or not. “This video is my 20 minute Ab workout at home! Sometime I don’t have time to get to the gym. This is a perfect way to squeeze in some exercise when I don’t have a lot of time!” Kyle Krieger Check out more of Kyle

This funduscopic image reveals the effects of late neuro-ocular syphilis on the optic disk and retina. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Ocular Syphilis In San Francisco And Other West Coast Cities Increasing

CBS Local News reports: SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)  — Health officials in California are warning primary care and eye doctors to be on the lookout for ocular syphilis, as clusters of the disease hit San Francisco and other West Coast cities. Ocular syphilis is a sexually-transmitted disease that can cause blindness. Symptoms included eye pain, seeing

The recent FDA approval was a major step toward the eventual goal of curing HIV. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

FDA Approves “Functional HIV Cure” for Human Trials

Medical Daily have reported: A possible “functional cure” for HIV has recently been granted FDA approval for further human testing. The method uses genetic modification to cause a specific mutation in the white blood cells of HIV patients which mirrors those found in the naturally immune. It has so far shown to be both receptive

“Unwrapping Truvada” | Short Film Featuring Dan Savage, Cleve Jones, Scott Wiener & Michael Weinstein

Check out this new short film, “Unwrapping Truvada, “featuring Dan Savage, Cleve Jones, SF Supervisor Scott Wiener, and AIDS Healthcare Foundation head Michael Weinstein. nesde sac Youtube Page reads: Taking this pill could keep you from getting #HIV. So why is it so controversial? #Truvada Excellent piece! It was interesting to see the discussion unfold between

Alan Cummings Challenges Gay Men to be Celibate for 365 Days

Way to rip them a new asshole Alan! Sign GLAAD and GMHC’s petition at to pressure the FDA to screen all prospective blood donors based on risk, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The FDA recently announced that gay and bisexual men may finally be allowed to donate blood after being banned

Short Film “Je suis acculé” (I am cornered) Feat. Model Matthieu Charneau

Male model Matthieu Charneau stars in short film called “Je suis acculé” (I am cornered). He is interrogated at what appears to be a health clinic where he is concerned about a recent sexual encounter, where a condom was used and not used. Video from Nicolas GOERGEN Follow Matthieu Charneau on Facebook un film de Nicolas Goergen avec: Claire Traxelle &


The HIV Shower Selfie Challenge Raises Awareness and Funds Towards Ending AIDS #weareALLclean Could this be the HIV equivalent to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? We think so. The concept is the brainchild of well-known HIV activist, Jack Mackenroth who has partnered with Moovz, the leading global gay social app, to launch the project. It’s genius in its simplicity. We are now a selfie-obsessed culture and Mackenroth urges everyone

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“Testicular Cancer: A New Chapter In My Life” – Furious Pete

Honest, straight talk from popular Youtube Furious Pete about his recent Testicular Cancer diagnosis. Furious Pete Talks Check yourself men! Educate yourself here

5 Things Men Should Know About Their Bodies | Morning Erection and More | Video

Why do you get morning wood and other body functions. Video by Buzz Feed Video

Scruff Introduces Free Ad Space for Non-Profits to Reach LGBT Community | Benevolads Ads

Great work men! SCRUFF, one of the world’s largest Gay social networking apps, today announced the launch of Benevolads™ – SCRUFF’s new in-app global advertising platform to connect non-profit organizations that work with the LGBT community with SCRUFF’s worldwide base of more than 7 million members. Benevolads ad space is free to non-profits and community

The Science of Depression | An Asap SCIENCE Video

What’s going on inside of a depressed person? Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Video by AsapSCIENCE


Vloggger Weighs in on Truvada Conversation| Will Truvada Work? HIV Prevention | Video

Vlogger Kinda Gay Blog writes: Truvada claims to help reduce the risk for HIV transmission – but the long-term side effects and cost of the drug have me questioning if it’s really better than a good old-fashioned condom. I can see how it may be beneficial for a couple where one partner is HIV negative and


Wildwood Fall Men’s Festival |Guerneville, CA | Sept 18-21

Registration Opens for Wildwood’s Fall Men’s Festival  The Wildwood Conservation Foundation & Retreat Center will be hosting its 9th Annual Fall Men’s Festival Thursday, September 18 through Sunday, September 21, 2014. Wildwood, located in the hills above Guerneville, California, is a non-profit sanctuary created and sustained by gay men for healing, transformation and spiritual growth.

How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need? & Tips to Combat Sleep Deprivation | Videos by Asap SCIENCE

Food for thought served up by Asap SCIENCE Are you over or under sleeping? Some tips to combat sleep deprivation! These two cuties have some great advice. Listen up. AsapTHOUGHT


Fabulous Fruits vs. Evil Syphilis – WehoLife Gaymation | Watch

  Keep it covered. Dare I say cute? Hell yes, healthy penis’ are super cute! Four guys from West Hollywood transform into three pieces of fruit…and a bear cub…to take on Evil Syphilis in the second video from WehoLife Gaymation.  Video after the jump. When you don’t have the Fabulous Fruits around to save the


Watch HIV Stigma Video – “I Have Judged… Other People are Going to Judge Me” by the HIV Foundation Queensland

The first step in ending HIV is to address the stigmas that are currently associated with it. MediaCom on behalf of the HIV Foundation Queensland has launched a series of short films titled “There Is Something I Want To Tell You”, highlighting real Queenslanders and their loved ones who are living with HIV.  HIV Foundation CEO, Tony

Should You Hover Or Cover The Toilet Seat? Watch ASAP Science Video

Food for thought. Is the toilet seat all that dirty of dangerous? AsapSCIENCE

Matthew J. Dempsey on Gay Men and “Body Image” : Watch Video

  Food for thought. Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey talks about common issues with body image and goes on to describe how it can specifically play out in the gay male community. Find more on Matthew J. Dempsey at


CDC Launches New HIV Campaign: Watch Videos

    Never stop talking about ways to protect yourself and your partner from HIV. Start Talking. Stop HIV., CDC’s national campaign created by and for gay and bisexual men, promotes open communication about HIV prevention among sexual partners and encourages men in all types of relationships to talk about: HIV testing, their HIV status,

20 Guys Get Their Balls Waxed to Bring Awareness to Testicular Cancer: Watch Video

How do you get young guys to expose their balls and check them regularly for testicular cancer? Host a party and challenge them to get waxed to bring the issue into the broad light of day. A collaboration between Crush and BBDO, the resulting reactions are both hilarious and effective. Testicular cancer is the most

Does Sex Affect Athletic Performance? Watch Video

  Food for thought. Should you be ‘getting your game on’ a night early? Asap SCIENCE   Use the hashtag #ScienceSays to share your burning Olympic questions! Special thanks to the CBC for supporting this series. SUBSCRIBE!


A/B Health 2014: Ep. 3: SF Trainer Pablo Escobar Turns Up the Heat! : Biceps, Abs, and Accountability Oh My!

“Biceps, Abs, and Accountability Oh My!” Accidental Bear kicks off the year with a brand new health series. First up to bat is San Francisco Personal Trainer Pablo Escobar at Alex Fitness Castro. Trainer Pablo teaches me the proper way to do exercise that I have been doing (wrong) my whole life. This is our

“Farts, the Sound of Effort” : Ep. 2 Getting Physical with SF Trainer Pablo Escobar

“Farts, the Sound of Effort!” Accidental Bear kicks off the year with a brand new health series. First up to bat is San Francisco Personal Trainer Pablo Escobar at Alex Fitness Castro. We will be meeting on a weekly basis and checking in each week on progress, questions and video demos. In Episode 2 we

A/B Health 2014: Getting Physical with SF Trainer Pablo Escobar: Ep. #1 “Numbers Don’t Lie”

  “Numbers Don’t Lie” Accidental Bear kicks off the year with a brand new health series, connecting mind, body and spirit. We don’t like the word resolution, so we’ll call it our  yearly re-set or check-in. We will be touching base on many different health modalities throughout this series. First up to bat is San

Shirtless Men Want You to Enroll in ObamaCare: Watch Video

Out2Enroll is a coalition of organizations who want to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people stay healthy by making sure that one of the major benefits of the Affordable Care Act — access to affordable, comprehensive health insurance coverage — reaches LGBT communities. Get Enrolled is a holiday parody, produced by our friends at

Your Brain on Crack Cocaine: ASAP Video

  Is crack really whack? Video by Asap SCIENCE

Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey on Gay Men and “Sex”: Watch Video

Food for thought. Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey says sex is good. We say sex with Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey would be REALLY GREAT. “Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey talks about common issues with sex and goes on to describe how it can specifically play out in the gay male community.” Video by Matt Dempsey

Healthcare For All: Give Trans People Access to the Care They Need

No one should be denied basic health insurance, which they need just to survive, because of who they are. Call for the repeal of New York State Medicaid’s new regulation excluding trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers from its program. Find out more HERE Video by GLAAD For more information about GLAAD’s work, please visit,, and

Movember Jeans by 7 For All Mankind Campaign Video

    Oh how we love MOvember time of the year. People have asked why we don’t team up with some of the teams. We like to stay neutral so we can promote everyone involved in such a great cause! 7 Mo Bros face off while wearing 7 For All Mankind’s Movember Jean to show

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Tom Ford for Men Skincare and Grooming Collection: The Film

“Tom Ford believes that any man can achieve a handsome and impeccable look with a straightforward and effective grooming regimen.  Inspired by this philosophy and by his personal grooming ritual, he developed TOM FORD FOR MEN, a collection of eight essential men’s skincare and grooming tools a man needs to look his very best. “


Contest: Things No One Ever Told You Before You Came Out: To Celebrate National Coming Out Day by Axiom for Men Skincare

  To celebrate National Coming out Day this Friday, October 11th, our pals over at Axiom for Men are having a fun contest with some SUPER prizes. Axiom for Men offers a unique line of skincare products specifically for men – whether they’re gay, straight, or anywhere in between. We are strongly committed to supporting

Health Watch: A Rugby Team’s Testicle Check: Watch Video

This is no joke in this game men! Regular testicle checks should be a serious part  of your routine. Watch this rugby team offer up their balls to demonstrate the proper technique.

What If You Stopped Sleeping?: Watch Video and Find Out

  “Is your lack of sleep slowly killing you?” Asap SCIENCE

Workout Wednesdays with Richard Simmons: Cool Down / Positive Affirmations Video

  Richard Simmons is that best thing for the world since sliced white bread. Richard is the wind beneath my wings. The latest episode of Workout Wednesdays with Richard Simmons! Thank you for watching and be sure to subscribe for more videos coming soon HERE Welcome to Richard Simmons’ OFFICIAL YouTube channel! Are you eating


“Let Me Be Perfectly Queer!: Stories of Coming Out: Share Yours Here in Conjunction with National Coming Out Day

“Let me be Perfectly Queer” : Stories of coming out!   San Francisco’s Gay Men’s Health Clinic, Magnet , and Bridgemen team up for a coming out extravaganza! Join us on Oct 12, 2013 from 7-9 PM at Magnet. Find out more HERE   We come out every day in many different ways. To our boss or

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An Unserious Look at Serious Subject of Circumcision: Pigs Without Blankets: Kickstarter

  Pigs Without Blankets An unserious look at a the serious subject of why we circumcise our kids; two short comic films that poke fun at American secular (non-religious) circumcision.  The first short film is for current or expecting parents and will be a comical depiction of birth rituals around the world. I want to

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Peach Fuzz Covered Craig Ramsay’s New Video: “Backseat-Driving to Fitness” Video

Take a ride to a hot bod with Craig’s taxi-backseat exercise moves. Watch VIDEO HERE. So fun, so helpful. How could we not mention the way Craig’s blonde fuzzy body hairy glistens in the light! Craig Ramsay’s versatile background — as a former ballet dancer, hockey player, fitness model, actor and trained contortionist — makes him

Watch: The Science of Heartbreak: Why is a ‘Broken Heart’ So Painful? Video

  Food for thought with an amazing ending message. Why is a ‘broken heart’ so painful? AsapSCIENCE Check out Audible: Subscribe! It’s FREE

Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey on “Shame & Vulnerability”: Video

  Food for thought. Yes he is gorgeous, but listen to what he is saying too. “Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey talks about the role of shame in our lives and how vulnerability can help us heal emotional wounds and feel more connected to others. He goes on to describe more so how it can play


We Love Sports: Pistol Squats By Lean, Mean, Muscle Machine: Video

  Inspiration.   “Use this progression to work up to a full pistol squat – and beyond!” Al Kavadlo Check out Al Kavadlo’s book, Pushing The Limits! for more HERE