Health Queer News

People with HIV, LGBTs, Black & Latino People Would Disproportionately Lose Health Insurance Under Affordable Health Care Act

BOSTON, May 26, 2017—On May 24, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA), which narrowly passed the U.S. House on May 4, would result in 23 million Americans losing their health insurance by 2026 as compared with what would be expected under continued implementation of the 2010 Patient […]

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A Groundbreaking Transgender Documentary – “Finding Kim”

Los Angeles, Calif, — May 2017 – FINDING KIM, an honest, intimate and inspiring documentary that follows three years of a transgender man’s journey as he transitions from female to male, makes its highly-anticipated debut on Digital platforms on June 6, 2017, from Random Media.  The groundbreaking film showcases the incredible and honest story of […]

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Crowd Cheers as Two Men are Caned for Gay Sex in Indonesia | Disturbing Video Shared

Above photo: A Sharia law official whips one of two men convicted of gay sex during a public caning outside a mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Associated Press reports — Two men in Indonesia’s Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the […]

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26 Men Have Now Been Killed in Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge, According to a Russian Newspaper

  The death toll of gay and bisexual men who have been detained and abused in Chechnya has gone up. Gay Times  reports –Russian newspaper Novaya Gazetta – who initially reported the three deaths of gay and bisexual men by authorities in the region back in March – has now said that that total has risen to […]

Queer News

Can Gay Men still say Faggot? Or should nobody be saying it?

  Personally I love to use the word faggot. Because I’m such a faggot. And you’re not the boss of me. What do you think? Remember the controversy about the word “tranny” ? OGs don’t seem to mind, it’s the young kids that identify as queer that have their panties in a bunch. Nonetheless, great […]

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Chechnya Gay Concentration Camp Destroyed, Prisoners Moved to Unknown Location

Russian LGBT Network has evacuated at least 42 gay men from Chechnya   Gay Star News reports– Prisoners at the largest concentration camp for gay men in Chechnya have been moved to an unknown location. According to Novoya Gazeta, the newspaper that exposed the abuse of gay people in the autonomous Russian region, police have refused […]

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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: 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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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 […]

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, […]

Art Queer News

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 […]

Male Model Queer News

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 […]

Music Video Queer News

“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 […]

Queer News

Will You Commit to Kicking Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia Out of Sport?

Stonewall | Acceptance Without Exception reports, “We hear from Employment Lawyer Jamie on why sport should be everyone’s game.”  #RainbowLaces You’re either part of the problem or part of the solution.   “We’re here to let all lesbian, gay, bi and trans people, here and abroad, know they’re not alone. Stonewall was founded in 1989 by a […]

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Police Detain 14 Men for Holding ‘Gay Party’ in Indonesia

Silence = Death. Please share what is still happening to LGBT people around the world. Don’t become complacent as you sit at Starbucks sipping your frappaccino using free wifi. Gay Star News reports — Police officers in Indonesia’s second biggest city arrested 14 men for performing ‘deviant sexual acts’. At around midnight on Sunday, officers […]

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Russian Police Arrest Activists Protesting Gay Concentration Camps in Chechnya

This could be you… Gay Star News reports: Russian police rounded up LGBTI activists protesting the persecution of gay men in Chechnya. Activists staged a dramatic demonstration in St Petersburg, painting their faces with fake blood and pretending to be dead on the road. The activists also draped rainbow and Chechen flags over their bodies, reports […]