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Introverts vs Extroverts | Video from AsapSCIENCE

Introverts vs Extroverts | Video from AsapSCIENCE

Which personality trait is better for you? Video from AsapSCIENCE

LGBT Champions and Partnerships at 21st Annual SAGE Awards & Gala | New Intergenerational Program “SAGE Table”

  A star-studded evening drew on the classic opulence of the Cipriani Wall Street Building in New York City [New York, NY] On Monday, October 17, 2016, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) held its 21st Annual Awards & Gala, which celebrated SAGE’s national achievements and honored four leaders committed to improving the lives of


SF | Actor, Musician & Emmy-Nominated Composer, Darren Criss, to Make His Feinstein’s at the Nikko Debut

ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY! WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 · 7 P.M. SAN FRANCISCO (October 18, 2016) – Actor, musician and Emmy-nominated composer, Darren Criss, will make his Feinstein’s at the Nikko debut for one performance only – Wednesday, November 30 at 7 p.m. Currently reprising his acclaimed role as ‘Hedwig’ in the San Francisco and Los Angeles engagements of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Criss will perform songs


Sandra Bernhard to Host Annual Gala Benefiting Homeless LGBT Youth in NYC

The Ali Forney Center’s annual ‘A Place at the Table’ gala will honor the late Bea Arthur and her support of the organization’s mission to protect homeless LGBT youth. New York, NY – NYC’s annual star-studded gala benefiting homeless LGBTQ young people will take place on Friday October 21, 2016 at Capitale. Acclaimed comedian and actress Sandra Bernhard

Cirque du Soleil Extends the San Francisco & San Jose Engagements of LUZIA

Performances now scheduled through January 29, 2017 in San Francisco and March 19, 2017 in San Jose SAN FRANCISCO – Due to unprecedented advance ticket sales, Cirque du Soleil is extending the San Francisco Bay Area engagements of its latest Big Top production LUZIA by three weeks in San Francisco and two weeks in San

Meet Dutch Daredevil The Iceman | Video

Wim Hof you are now on our radar! Wim Hof is an autodidact and taught himself how to control his heart rate, breathing and blood circulation. All this is regulated by the autonomic nervous system. Science says that the autonomic nervous system is a part of the body you just can´t control, yet Wim can,

Unqualified Advice from Jon Hamm is Golden | Video

I feel like this is how it would be if Jon Hamm and I were just kicking it on Friday night. “While backstage at The Tonight Show, Jon Hamm gives fans advice on adorkable dating, making better breakfast choices, break-up cheese and more.” Video from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

“Curmudgeons” | Short Film of 2 Potty Mouthed Gay Senior Citizens Starring Danny DeVito

A pair of senior citizens have a relationship that shocks both their families in this potty-mouthed, but endearing, comedy. Starring and directed by Danny DeVito. ‘Curmudgeons’ has been selected as Vimeo’s first official Staff Pick Premiere, read more about it here: vimeo.com/blog/post/danny-devito-is-a-curmudgeon-in-curmudgeons Website: curmudgeonsfilm.com Video from Jersey 2nd Avenue

Meet 80 Year Old Male Runway Model Deshun Wang | Video #SmartSexyStrongSilver

    Meet Wang Deshun, an inspiration, a runway model at 80 years old — is challenging our perception of what it means to be a senior citizen. Watch video below, listen to words, and let them sink in. Love yourself. Let this article give you the life that you deserve at whatever age you

The “Pipi Dance” Will Get Your Week Started Off on the Right Foot | Video

This is a great way to start off your week. The men from Soul Mates aka Bondi Hipsters went down to the beach today, ended up learning a cool new dance. Everybody do the “Pipi Dance.” Find out more and follow these guys on Facebook All the music from Soul Mates here: http://abcmusic.lnk.to/SoulMates. The Pipi Dance – Written and Directed

“GRAB ‘EM BY THE P***Y!” 😻 | A Randy Rainbow Song Parody

Randy Rainbow grabs Donald Trump by his pussy in new parody song and video “GRAB ‘EM BY THE P***Y!” Follow Randy Rainbow


Big News! Accidental Bear Site Name Change & Exciting Rebranding Coming Soon!

Exciting and big changes coming to the Accidental Bear Network! Accidental Bear turned 5 last December and pretty much since year one I’ve wanted to somehow drop the “Bear” from the title. I’ve gone back and forth and have spent a lot of time brainstorming on a mountain of paper, sorry trees.  The name “Accidental

Blue Man Group: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert | Video

They came, they measured, and they returned to perform a show like no other. It was the great NPR Tiny Desk Takeover by Blue Man Group. If you’ve not seen this performance ensemble and their production in New York, Las Vegas, Orlando, Boston, Chicago or Berlin, then you’ve missed a night of magical fun. These

New Chloe Offers “Haunted House” True Terror | Watch Video

  I cannot post this without saying how awesome Chloe looks in her casual flannel, look. Horrors unleashed in Chloe’s Haunted House. Starring Drew Droege. Directed by Jim Hansen Video from The Orphans

Trans Teen Kills Himself After Suicide Watch Nurses Kept Calling Him a Girl

Heartbroken. These are the stories that are happening everyday in this world. We need to talk about it and fix the problem. A trans teen killed himself after being taunted by hospital employees kept on calling him a girl while he was on a suicide watch lockdown. Kyler Prescott, who was just 14 when he

VICE Highlights Pro BMX Rider Nigel Sylvester | Watch Video

How YOU doing’ Nigel! “In a uniquely intimate conversation with VICE Autobiographies, Nigel Sylvester shares the pivotal moment that ignited his rise in the world of BMX and the challenges he faced along the way.” Video from VICE Find out more about Nigel and follow him on Instagram and Youtube

Mykki Blanco Recites ‘I Want A Dyke For President’ – A film by Adinah Dancyger

Yes! Mykki Blanco, right on the money! This is a must watch and a must ‘feel’ from your head to your toes. “I want a candidate who isn’t the lesser of two evils”. These are words published nearly 25 years ago by American artist and prominent Aids activist Zoe Leonard in her poem I Want

“Gay & Fat” | Video

“As a larger gay man, this is Martijn’s body image journey from self loathing to self-celebration.” “One guy sent a message to me saying, ’Look at your profile picture, then look at my profile picture again, and then decide if you really think it was a good idea to send me a message,’” he told Davey

Watch the Trailer for Jim Jarmusch’s New Film “Paterson”

  Starring: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Helen-Jean Arthur Paterson Official Trailer 1 (2016) – Adam Driver Movie Set in the present in Paterson, New Jersey, this is a tale about a bus driver and poet. Paterson has premiered at New York Film Festival, with a general release planned for December 28. Video from Movieclips Trailers


In-depth Interview with with Director Darryl V. Jones of “The Brothers Size” | This Town SF

“Two brothers, the Louisiana bayou, and West African mythology swirl together in this treasured theatrical event that will leave you breathless. A hot-blooded, music-filled drama from one of the country’s most exciting queer African-American voices.” In this new episode of This Town: San Francisco I sit down, center stage, with the director of “The Brothers

Political Myths: Shutting Down BS with Rep. Brian Sims | Watch Video

#BrianSims for President. Political Myths: Shutting Down BS with Rep. Brian Sims with Dylan Marron for Seriously.TV


Meet Dolly Pawton, a Chihuahua Who’s Become a Fashionista and an LGBT Ally

Woof! Dolly Pawton has taken Instagram by storm with her amazing street style and for showcasing her support for the LGBTI community. With over 42K followers on Instagram this chihuahua’s following is steadily growing day by day. Dolly’s owners, married couple Stella and Lucy, first started Dolly’s Instagram account (@Dolly_Pawton) by dressing Dolly in TopShop

Celebrity Photographer Matt Irwin Has Killed Himself After Breakup

  This story must be reported. A bright beautiful troubled star has gone out way too soon. Standard reports –A photographer who counted Rita Ora, Kylie Minogue and members of One Direction as friends took a lethal dose of liquid ecstasy while suffering from depression, an inquest heard.  Matt Irwin, 36, was found dead at his


California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Landmark PrEP Education Bill

  Co-sponsored by Los Angeles LGBT Center and APLA Health, the new law ensures PrEP education is provided during HIV test counseling Monday Governor Jerry Brown signed into law legislation that aims to help the state “get to zero” by increasing awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) as HIV prevention options. “By signing

“BRAGGADOCIOS!” | Randy Rainbow Moderates (Slays) Debate #1 | Watch Video

This just about says it all. Randy Rainbow spells out Tump’s stupidity for us, if you needed it. But come to think of it, Trump may be winning in the imaginary world he live in. Video from Randy Rainbow  

The Troompa Loompas Sing About the Debate | Video

  Much has been said about the first debate between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump but as far as we know nothing has been sung about it. Back by popular demand, please enjoy this song from the #TroompaLoompas. Video from Jimmy Kimmel Live

Billy on the Street Returns for Season 5, Jon Hamm Please Sit on My Face

What’s a nice way of saying, Jon Hamm please sit on my face? Billy on the Street returns strong with Season 5 on November 15th. “Funny Or Die’s Billy on the Street” season premiere on November 15th on truTV! Comedian Billy Eichner returns to the streets of New York City to surprise unsuspecting pedestrians with


Brian Anderson Talks About Life as a Gay Professional Skateboarder | Watch Video

Hell yes! Theses are the types of “coming out” stories that really resonate with me and my life. Well done Brian Anderson. This is the perfect just “do you” no matter what that is and example of the wide diversity of gay men out there. Brian we need to chill. Hit a brother up. “The skateboarding community

“King Cobra” | Rise of Gay Porn Actor’s Star Leads to Murder feat. James Franco, Christian Slater, Molly Ringwald, & Alicia Silverstone | Watch Trailer

This looks insane and highly entertaining. Danger turns me on.. don’t judge! Plus, this cast, insane combination: James Franco, Christian Slater, Molly Ringwald, & Alicia Silverstone “Based on a stranger-than-fiction true story, King Cobra is a deliciously dark, twisted plunge into the behind-the-scenes world of the pornography industry. It’s 2006, YouTube is in its infancy, and

Meet Blix, a Gay “Mermaid” | Video

And this is his world. Are you a merman at heart? Video from wickydkew


NSFW/Explicit | Folsom Street Fair 2016: Nudity, Kink, Fetish & Book of Love | Video

  Yesterday I hit the streets of San Francisco for the Folsom Street Fair 2016, the world’s largest leather event and prime real-estate for people watching. Mother nature blanketed the street with high temperatures and the streets were puddled with sweat. San Francisco streets are being watered down by millennials, but still holds onto its

Ex-Olympic Canoeist Matt Lister Speaks Out about Ongoing Homophobia in Sports | Video

I introduced to Matt Lister to you a while back to one of his stunning photoshoots that has since gone viral (See Here). It’s now great to hear his voice and his views on sports, with his experience as a gay man in sports. ‘People brand me as a gay athlete’ says ex-Olympic canoeist Matt Lister,

“Why Gay Men & Women Fear Aging” | Video from Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey

I am very happy to share this video by Matthew J. Dempsey where he scratches the surface on the subject of LGBT Seniors and the Aging. I am currently working on a very exciting project that I have yet to announce that will bring awareness and start an important conversation involving the LGBT aging community.  More details

Orthodox Jewish Gay Man Asks “Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?” in New Documentary

Saar is an HIV positive gay man living in London, where he found refuge from the religious kibbutz where he grew up in Israel. Ever since he was diagnosed with HIV, Saar has craved his family’s love, while they struggle with fears and prejudices. Saar and the rest of the London Gay Men’s Chorus provide

“American Male” Short Film Takes a Good Look at Masculinity and Homophobia In America | Video

We all need to hold a mirror up and take a good look at ourselves from time to time. This new short film has some terrific examples of homophobia within the LGBT community. Ever felt pressure to “be a man?” American Male, a short film from MTV’s Look Different Creator Competition, is a gritty look

Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis and Hillary Clinton | Watch Video

Hillary Clinton sits down with Zach Galifianakis for her most memorable interview yet. All I can think is… Hillary you put on your strap-on until election day and WIN THIS! Video from  Funny Or Die Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Hillary Clinton from Funny Or Die


Singer DALIN vs Golden Gate Park | Photos by Mike Enders

I met up with singer DALIN and we decided to do our interview as we hike through San Francisco. We started at Ocean Beach and ended at the famous Haight & Ashbury. Through our journey DALIN makes bird friends, talks to buffalo, talks about his new home of LA, new single dropping Sept 1st, and

Naked Hunks Want You to Plant a Tree #GotWood

This Arbor Month, a South African NGO asked brave change-makers to bare it all for trees. And the results are spectacular. What started out as a joke during a brainstorm quickly grew into Greenpop’s boldest fundraising effort to date. With the aim of raising awareness and encouraging donations, the “Got Wood?” campaign highlights the various

NSFW Filthiest-Sexy-Art-Party Promo Yet for Australia’s Popular “TROUGH” | Video

I have an insane craving for an omelette. Watch the new TROUGH X : XXIII — PROMO VIDEO from the ridiculously talented from Nik Dimopoulos. Nik told me this morning that this “latest TROUGH promo video is literally the longest (18min) and the filthiest to date.” So, logically I couldn’t wait to share with you all ASAP. Nik

Watch “TOM OF FINLAND” Teaser Trailer

Teaser trailer of the official Tom of Finland movie by Dome Karukoski. “Protagonist and Helsinki Filmi have unveiled the first teaser trailer for Dome Karukoski’s anticipated biopic “Tom of Finland” about groundbreaking Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen who adopted the moniker ‘Tom of Finland’. The project is still being edited ahead of its release in February