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David Beckham and James Corden’s New Underwear Line for Hot Bodies

David Beckham and James Corden’s New Underwear Line for Hot Bodies

Love the sense of humor and the important message of self acceptance. Hot comes in all shapes and sizes. “Fashion icon and soccer legend David Beckham shares an exclusive sneak peek of the advertisement launching his new underwear line with James Corden (Not real). Just don’t look for it on shelves any time, ever. ” The


Gay Drama Series, “People You Know” Debuts on HERE TV on April 3

    Now that Looking is gone, what else is there on television about the lives of gay people except for funny or best friend side dish characters. Orchard Winfield Productions (OW Productions) announces that Here TV, America’s Only Gay TV Network, will premiere their sizzling new show, People you Know. Season One, Part One tackles the


Meet Mr. Gay Hong Kong Mass Luciano

I’m not quite sure how I feel about these “Mr. Gay” titles, my first reaction is gross. But like in the real world, every title holder has a story and just living his life like you and me. Many roads, different paths, all equal. With each title comes the responsibility of helping a cause and


London’s Men’s Rugby Team Strip to Fight LGBT Domestic Violence | NSFW

www.roarnews.co.uk   Way ahead of the official naked/benefit calendar trend season, King’s College London’s Men’s Rugby team and student newspaper Roar News have teamed up to shoot a naked calendar to raise money for charity. roarnews.co.uk: The calendar sees the Men’s 1st team posing totally naked with only cleverly placed objects hiding their dignity.  All the

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Christians Get a Big F@%k You in Fantastic Parody Video about “Religious Freedom”

Thank you for this Youtuber, Wayne Besen. Simply brilliant   Wayne Besen writes, This is Truth Wins Out’s second video in its “Religious Freedom Farce” campaign, which highlights the real-world consequences of laws that purport to protect religious liberty, when in reality they only promote exclusion. In our new video, we show how such laws can open

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“Virgenes de la Puerta” Focuses on the Transgender Women of Lima | Kickstarter

  From the Virgenes de la Puerta Kickstarter Page by About this project from Welcome to our Kickstarter Page! Here you’ll find further reading about the project, sketches and images of work in that’s in process, as well as what’s to come. You’ll also find images and information about the exciting and unique offerings we have as an

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Margaret Cho is Back Helping San Francisco’s Homeless & Making a Documentary About It #BeRobin

    We posted back in November when Margaret Cho hit to the street, busking, to help bring funds and much needed awareness to San Francisco’s epic homeless problem (See video below). Cho’s movement has it’s own hashtag #BeRobin, where she has emotionally stated about Robin Williams death, “that many people did not know what

Emotional Last Dance – Gay Short Dance Film | Video

  “When a dancer loses his partner, he goes to the studio to work out his grief. What happens next will touch your heart.” Starring: Tom DiFeo, Jonathan Breton Director: Brian Pelletier Video by OutliciousTV

#twitterlieder: 15 Tweets in 3 Acts | World Premiere by San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus | April 1 & 2, 2015

#twitterlieder: 15 Tweets in 3 Acts – World Premiere This Spring, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus presents “Passion,” at Davies Symphony Hall. The concerts include the world premiere of “#twitterlieder:15 Tweets in 3 Acts,” a brand-new song cycle by James Eakin III (music) and Charles Anthony Silvestri (words). #twitterlieder chronicles an entire life with a

What Happy Pigs and Bigoted Weasels Have in Common by Matt Baume

  Food for thought. Nice sweater Matt. Last week, Senator James Lankford (Oklahoma) and Representative Randy Forbes (Virginia) jumped on the fact that Chipotle suspended a pork supplier for failing to provide proper animal care. Then they twisted that news through a tangle of logic until it was sly justification for businesses to refuse service

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Foreskin Sculpture | “HUFO – The Missing Piece” Kickstarter Project

I’m just the messenger. All information listed is from the Kickstarter Page: Revealing the True Cost of Male Circumcision About this project Never before in history has the loss due to circumcision been actualized… until now. After 2 years of work, from conception to reality, Vincenzo Aiello presents America’s censored body part: HUFO – The

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The Science of Awkwardness | Video

  Food for thought. Youtuber,  Michael Stevens from Vsauce shared this video on the science of Awkwardness and the E E E…. Watch below. I have such a wicked crush on this man and his brain.


Lucha libre Mask Wearing Piggyback Taxi Service in South Africa

  Move over Uber, ZANG is in town. Well, if you are in South Africa. Oh, it a chocolate ad actually. “Giving the public a pick me up in more ways than one, the new caffeinated chocolate brand ZANG is launching the world’s first piggyback taxi service, with wrestlers as vehicles.” www.zangchocolate.com


SF Comics Fest Puts Out a Call for Artists! | May 2015

From the SF Comics Fest website: The San Francisco Comics Fest wants Bay Area artists to help promote us in our inaugural year. Join them! We’re looking for illustrations that convey the vibrancy and diversity of the San Francisco comics scene, past and present, to use on the SF Comics Fest website and in promotional materials

Funny Or Die Announce Outside Lands 2015 Lineup in Hilarious Video

  Outside Lands has revealed its 2015 lineup. The three-day music festival takes place August 7th – 9th at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California. Elton John, Mumford and Sons, The Black Keys, and Kendrick Lamar headline this year’s festival. Other notable acts include Sam Smith, Wilco, Tame Impala, D’Angelo, St. Vincent, Ben Harper and

SF Event Picks of the Week: The Chew Toys, James Panther, Homophonic Returns with Brontez Purnell & More!

Because the internet is a cluster fuck of too much information, each week Accidental Bear will pick it’s top events  of that week not to miss. Want your event posted? Send us an email to accidentalbear@gmail.com For the moment this will just be for San Francisco and Bay Area events. Thursday March 26th Queercore Band

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The Gay Sweater is Made from 100% Homosexual Hair | Video

First thought gross, but what a great way to help deflate the usage of the saying, “That is so gay!” as a way of referring to something that is less desirable, awful, or simply bad. “The Gay Sweater project teaches us that words like ‘gay’ shouldn’t be used to describe anything negative. Please help the Canadian

Not Looking – Season 2 Teaser Feat. Drew Droege, Lance Bass & Daniel Franzese

  This new trailer for the hit web series NOT LOOKING’s Season 2 just made me so happy I  jumped up out of my chair and clapped. It’s not LOOKING. It’s Not GIRLS. It’s NOT LOOKING. Follow NOT LOOKING on Twitter , Facebook, and at Funny or Die Catch up on Season 1 HERE   Not Looking

‘Royal Guards’ Show Stopping Shirtless Dance Routine | Video

  “A Royal Flush of professional dancers has targeted unsuspecting Londoners with a cheeky routine to promote the UK premiere of new drama, The Royals, on E! ” The Royals: Premieres in the UK on Wednesday 25th March 2015 at 9pm. Only on E!


What Pisses Me Off About Our Community’s Lack of Support of Queer Musicians by Mike Enders

  by Mike Enders This is an opinion piece and will no doubt piss someone off. But if I bite my tongue anymore about this, it’ll be bitten right in half. For years now I have been extremely disappointed in my communities support of LGBTQ musicians. Just this past week I saw two knockout shows that


Slightly Obsessed with Adult Actor Bennett Anthony |NSFW

  This ginger treasure, Bennett Anthony, popped on the scene, appearing in numerous adult films, and go-go dancing around Los Angeles this past year. I think Bennett Anthony has been bumped to the front of the line for a new bath tub interview request! The carpet most definitely matches the drapes. I met Bennett this past year in

Men’s Standards Of Beauty Around The World | Video

  “An international cast of  male models shows just how drastically the physical attributes of the “ideal man” vary across 12 different countries.” No chunky men, but still good food for thought. Check out more awesome videos at BuzzFeed Video

Meet Towleroad’s Founder Andy Towle & the ‘Unlimited Inspiration’ of Provincetown

  I give a huge hats off to Andy Towle, and Towleroad, as the inspiration that made me start Accidental Bear. Congrats to Andy and all of his success, well deserved! And a side note, damn he’s handsome! There is a ton of competition in the blog world, and Towleroad has always been extremely supportive to

“You’re Cute for a Black Guy” | A Look at Racism in Gay Men Dating Video

  A first-person examination of racism and micro aggression in interracial relationships from the perspective of gay black men. The first in a series from @CameronJAwesome. Debuted at Outfest Fusion 2015. Video from Cameron J. Awesome H/T Towleroad


Forced to Leave the Military for Being Transgender | Tonight on CBS News

  On tonight’s CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY, former Navy sailor Landon Wilson says he was forced to leave the military for being transgender. The report will be broadcast tonight, March 17 on the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. Click here to watch an excerpt of CBS News Chief Medical


MASSIVE: Gay Erotic Manga at Books Inc. in The Castro, San Francisco

  Join Books Inc. in The Castro for a celebration of Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It with legendary gay cartoonist Jiraiya and author / editors Anne Ishii and Graham Kolbeins! About Massive: Big, burly, lascivious, and soft around the edges: welcome to the hypermasculine world of Japanese gay manga. Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It is the

St. Patrick’s Day Parades March Toward Equality with Matt Baume

  Why does it matter whether or not gays are allowed to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Don’t they have enough parades of their own? Let’s talk about why gays and parades are such a big deal — and why this year’s parade is such an important change of pace from the 110

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Watch All-Male “Cell Block Tango” | Broadway Backwards 2015 | Video

Highlights from Broadway Backwards 2015 included Chicago’s “six merry murderesses” were represented in a sexy, all-male version of “Cell Block Tango” featuring Joshua Buscher-West, Marty Lawson, Alfie Parker Jr., Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva, Alex Ringler and Ryan Steele. An exuberant, exhilarating and emotional evening of performances by Broadway’s best made for a poignant celebration of the 10th

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SF | “Jewels of Paris” A Revolutionary New Musical Revue | March 12 – May 2, 2015

Press Release reads: Thrillpeddlers takes pleasure in announcing the premiere show for the 2015 Season, JEWELS OF PARIS, a celebration of Paris in song and spectacle featuring music by master composer Scrumbly Koldewyn opening Thurs. March 19, 2015 (previews March 12, 13 & 14.). Inspired by the artistic revolution erupting in Paris nearly a century

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San Francisco | Tammie Brown in “Lip-synch Suicide” | First Ever Solo Show Tuesday Night!

Photo above by Jose A Guzman Colon Photography Not to be missed San Francisco! Tammie Brown, one of the biggest stars and most creative talents to ever have come out of RuPaul Drag Race is hitting the stage at the SF Oasis on March 17th, 2 shows only! Come out and support this unique babe! Tammie

Barney Frank Joined “Meet the Press” with Chuck Todd | “Our Reality as LGBT People Beat the Prejudice”

  Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) joined yesterday’s “Meet the Press” with Chuck Todd to discuss his new memoir, “Frank.” The former Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts says same-sex marriage has advanced because people stopped hiding. REP. BARNEY FRANK: “Well, I tell you, our reality as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people beat the prejudice.  I mean, the central

Laws to Stop Marriage Equality Grow Increasingly Weird

  “Texas is pushing a proposed law that would let the state overrule the Supreme Court. There’s just one problem: they can’t actually do that. Alabama judges have decided that they don’t have to obey federal courts either, except that in reality, they do. And Oklahoma politician wants to switch from marriage licenses to marriage

Fitness Inspiration | Explosive Calisthenics with Al Kavadlo

  I always enjoy the video uploads from Youtuber Al Kavadlo. An inspiration combing fitness and fun. And they’re not back to look at (licks computer screen). Subscribe to Al Kavadlo Here | AlKavadlo.com | Facebook


“Beefcake” Book | The Golden Age Of Muscle Men (NSFW) | Foreword from Lady Bunny

Check out this new book from Petra Mason and published by Universe “brings you some of the hottest vintage male imagery from the mid-twentieth century.” Called “Beefcake,” this incredible documentation comes complete with a foreword from Lady Bunny. Check out the essay, as well as a selection of images from “Beefcake,” below. That Bunny she

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Handsome Beardy Bar of Soap | Traditional French-Milled Soap by Le Baigneur

“French-milled soap.” Although prior to last, night those words meant little more than pricey and heavily perfumed to me, I knew there were some redeeming qualities to be discovered. Historic label Le Baigneur supplied us with an assortment of pristinely packaged soap to test out. I could write for days about the brand’s beautiful graphic identity, but that’s for another time. Here’s a little info on its grooming


Watch the Latest Film for Antebellum, LA Fetish Gallery

Directed by Zaebear Creative Director & Producer~ Rick Castro Assistant Director~ Sebastian Mego Starring Emeka Barry morse Jeffery Hutchison Copjack Pawel Gregory Florek Raven Shadowmoon Adam Watkins Rick Castro “Blanket” Violet Talea Splink Raven Ricardo Carranza Rick Castro’s clothes & boots~  courtesy~ Rick Owens Masks by Raymond Sandoval The Very Thought of You~ Ray Nobel


New Issue of Handbook Magazine is Out! The Beefcake Quarterly

Handbook (now in its seventh year) is the 44 page black and white vintage styled alternative quarterly nude guys plus titillating articles. Handbook is artistically raw, editorially informal and historically black and white. www.handbookmen.com Follow Handbook on Facebook for all of the latest!    


“Castro Cares” Brings Services to San Francisco’s Castro/Upper Market Area

Im thrilled to bring some fantastic news. San Francisco has just rolled out a new program, Castro Cares, after much preparations, but to get it’s feet rooted, it still needs a little nudge. “Castro Cares, the local community based initiative to increase the quality of life for those at risk living on the street and for

“Meet Me in the Future Later” | A Short Film About Learning From Your Mistakes

Watch short film (Long ad for Converse) with cute scruffy men. A film by Kevin Mororsky. Written & directed by Kevin Morosky. Music by James Goodhead Part of the Converse #madebyyouproject Texts, trainers and heartbreak: a short film about learning from your mistakes Meet Me In The Future Later captures the essence of self-expression at

Anti-Gay Politicians Stop Bragging About Having a Gay Friend | Matt Baume’s Nod to the Golden Girls

No politician who says “but I have gay friends!” actually has any. So why do they keep saying it? Join four friends as they gather around the cheesecake to gab and gossip about the nature of friendship, sneaky lawmakers, and a certain notorious retirement community. Find more Matt Baume Instagram | Youtube | Twitter