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Vatican Plays Down Pope’s Kim Davis Meeting While Revealing Private Meeting with Same-Sex Couple

Vatican Plays Down Pope’s Kim Davis Meeting While Revealing Private Meeting with Same-Sex Couple

  WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 2, 2015 — The Vatican is distancing itself from a meeting the Pope had with anti-LGBTQ Kentucky clerk Kim Davis. The Holy See has also revealed that Pope Francis met with a same-sex couple while on his recent visit to Washington. “As a Catholic I’m glad that the Pope is distancing himself from what

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Getting the Bottom of Jake Gyllenhaal’s Height on Conan | Video

  Why? Because Jake Gyllenhaal, that’s why! CONAN Highlight: At long last, Conan & Starlee solve one of the great riddles of our time: exactly how tall is Jake Gyllenhaal anyway? Video by Team Coco

Kim Davis Met The Pope On Pope-Meet.com | Funny or Die Video

  “Pope-Meet is an exciting new app that sets up everyday people with a one-on-one meeting with Pope Francis, whether they deserve it or not.” Funnyordie.com Kim Davis Met The Pope On Pope-Meet.com from Funny Or Die  


Accidental Bear Will Attend and Cover Stargayzer Music Festival in Austin, TX | Oct 15-17

 We are excited to announce that Accidental Bear’s Mike Enders will be attending the 2nd Stargayzer Music festival in Austin, TX on Oct 15 – 17. Mike will be documenting his festival experience through video, photographs, and performer interviews. While in Austin Mike will also hit the sites and be filming Austin Queer Travel Segment

Alaska Bear Chews Up Kayak, He Don’t Care | Video

Youtuber Mary Maley posted this video of a bear destroying her kayak in Alaska and unfazed by her please to stop.

Spaniards Are Confronted With Homophobia & Their Reaction | Video #ConLaVozBienAlta #SpeakUpLoud

Spain’s State Federation of Lesbian, Gays Transsexuals and Bisexuals (FELGTB) shows what happens when everyday Spaniards are confronted with homophobia. This video is surprisingly touching. “One street. One couple. Four cameras. And one simple question… Discover what is happening in our country day after day. Are you going to raise your voice to stop it?”


Graham Norton Thinks ‘Gay Men My Age (52) Don’t Want to Date Someone Their Age’

Hmm what do you think about this? ‘I feel like I’ve failed because by the time you’re my age, you really should be settled’ GayStarNews reports: Graham Norton has lamented that he will be ‘single forever’ because gay men his age only want to date younger guys. The Irish talk show host – who split


16 Year Old Trans Boy Dies by Suicide in Wisconsin

‘I am not a sob story, do not turn me into one’ Gaystarnews reports A 16-year-old transgender boy from Wisconsin died by suicide on Monday (28 September) after losing his battle with depression. According to his obituary, Skylar Lee was a junior at Madison West High School as well as an active member of the city’s gay-straight alliance,


California Man Accused of keeping 12 Male Sex Slaves he Hunted for on Grindr

‘They were forced to have sex with him in big large groups’ GayStarNews reports: A Californian man has been accused of housing 12 male runaways in exchange for sex and branding them with tattoos of his name. Sean Crumpler, 48, appeared in court Monday (28 September) on a dozen counts related to sex trafficking, including one count

“The Modern Fundamentalist” – Kim Davis Parody Video

  The Modern Fundamentalist – Kim Davis Parody Starring RENA STROBER Directed by RICHARD KRAFT Co-Director and Producer TAMELA D’AMICO Cinematography and Editing JENNIFER NICOLE STANG Post Production Supervisor ROBIN DAUGHERTY Makeup JEN ASPINALL, NINA PORT Green Screen TOMMY PHILLIPS “Modern Fundamentalist” Lyrics by JAMES F. TRUMM Produced and Arranged by JEFF HOEPPNER Vocals by

<> on March 17, 2015 in New York City.

NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade Drops Ban on Gay Groups

Wow, I don’t think I knew about the ban on gay groups from the St Patrick’s Parade in NYC. It’s another obstacle that marriage equality didn’t clear up all by itself. Pink News has reported: The New York St Patrick’s Day parade will allow an LGBT contingent to march under their own banner for the

“I’m Gay, White & Racist” | Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey Deals with His Own Demons in New Video

Here is a mirror. Look at it. “Growing up gay and feeling like an outlier for most of my life easily lends itself to greater empathy for others who’ve felt the same. My experience also lends itself to the illusion that I couldn’t possibly continue discriminating against others, including people of color. Watch my latest


Dating Apps Fire Back at Billboards Linking STD Spread

  Los Angeles (AP) — An AIDS health care group is defending an ad campaign in Los Angeles that links popular dating apps with the spread of sexual transmitted diseases. The AIDS healthcare Foundation targets Tinder, a location-based dating app and Grindr, a similar site for gay men, in billboards and bus benches that are aimed at reminding users about the risks of

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Nose Hair Trimming Tips | Beardbrand Video

  Being a man means having unruly nose hairs. Unless you are blessed with smooth a baby bottom nostrils. Video by Beardbrand “Jeff Buoncristiano takes us through his mustache and nose hair trimming routine. How to get the perfect line between the nose and mustache and keep those pesky hairs at bay. The best device to

A Video Glimpse into this Year’s Folsom Street Fair | Public Flogging, Nudity, Kink, & Community

The things you see at Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco. The World’s Largest Leather Fair. www.folsomstreetfair.com See all of my photos from this day HERE Video filmed and edited by Mike Enders NSFW


Men, Leather, Kink & Skin Galore at Folsom Street Fair 2015 | Loads of NSFW Photos

A little bit of what my eyes saw at yesterday’s Folsom Street Fair, The Worlds Largest Leather Event held annually in San Francisco, CA. www.folsomstreetfair.com All photos by Mike Enders. “I’m not a photographer. I just like taking photographs.” Photographer  Dusti Cunningham above.  Find Yarness at yarness.me     Find Yarness at yarness.me  Avan Lava | Find on Facebook    Pansy Division | pansydivision.com

These LGBT Homeless People the Pope Refused to Visit | Video

Food for thought. Pink News Reports: New York’s Ali Forney Centre took out an open letter to the Pope in the New York Times last April, inviting him to see for himself the harm done by Catholic anti-gay doctrine on his US tour that took place this month. The centre invited the Pontiff  “to meet our abandoned

Catholicism For Homosexuals With Andrew Sullivan for Stephen Colbert | Video

“There are certain rules to being both Catholic and gay. Let Andrew Sullivan explain.” Video from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert


Shuts Down Russian LGBTI Youth Group, Bounces Back Bigger Than Ever

The Russian government has tried everything to shut down a LGBTI youth group from fining the founder to trashing it in the press, and last week they probably thought they had finally won. The media watchdog had forced VK, the Russian version of Facebook, to officially ban Children 404 – one of the only support

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WTF of the Day | Guy with Cornrows, Eating Corn on the Cob, Listening to Korn | Video

  Nothing to see here. Just a guy with cornrows, eating corn on the cob, listening to Korn. Too good not to share. Video by Aaron Gocs

The Gay Beards Share Their Boyfriend Application Requirements |Video

These all seem normal-ish. The Gay Beards report to us, “This week we are sharing the ridiculous list of requirements to be our boyfriends! Will our future husbands be black belts? Will they fight to the death and defend our honor in Hunger Games? Tune in to find out what it takes to make the cut!

Boyfriends Laugh-Spit Water on Each Other in Amy Schumer Challenge and It’s Cute | Video

  So dumb and so enjoyable. My favorite combo. Video by PK Creedon “Boyfriends decide to do their own version of the Innuendo Bingo Challenge! Gotta love Amy Schumer!”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Sings “Bitch Better Have My Money” With Jimmy Fallon & His Barbershop Quartet

  The Ragtime Gals sing a barbershop quartet version of “Bitch Better Have My Money” with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Video from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Max Emerson Shares “Not Enough” Featuring Tom Goss to Promote Film about LGBT Homeless Youth

  Max Emerson asks, “Please visit my new crowd-funding to make a film about LGBT homeless youth, where half the profits will go to charities related to the cause!” FIND PROJECT HERE Music- Tom Goss and Max Emerson DP- Brendan Merrill AD- Abram Hodgens Editing- Max Emerson and Paul Alley

Why “Straight Acting” Insults the Memory of Stonewall | Video from Matt Baume

I heart Matt Baume because he makes you think. “I’m absolutely furious that “Stonewall” director Roland Emmerich would have the gall to use the term “straight acting” to describe the hero of his new film. In so doing, he’s guilty of the exact type of oppression that the real-life rioters were fighting. The Stonewall Riots

Folsom Fair Edition| Enders Chats with Adult Actor Tyler Rush | Tub Interview, Sex-Positive, Puppy Play, Kink, & Rope Demo

For the Folsom Street Fair Edition I had a casual chat with adult actor and overall swell guy Amp aka Tyler Rush. We touched base on the topics of : Sex-Positive, consent, no-nos at the Leather Street Fair and more. Lastly Amp did a quick rope demo on me called the frog-tie to get me

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Jimmy Fallon Sings “Hello” with Lionel Richie’s Head

I die. Life is NOW complete. “In a nod to the classic ’80s music video, Jimmy performs a haunting rendition of the song “Hello” with Lionel Richie. Or does he?” Video from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon


Stonewall Director Emmerich: ‘Straight-acting’ White Hero Appeals to Wider Audience

Dude you need to go bury your head in the sand and think about what your are saying. Roland Emmerich has said he made the Stonewall film about a fictional straight-acting white man, Danny, to appeal to a wider audience. ‘I didn’t make this movie only for gay people’ Since the trailer was released last month, the the


Man kicked Out of Hotel on Cyprus Island, Sheets Burned for Being HIV Positive

  A British holidaymaker was reportedly kicked out of his hotel in Cyprus and his bedsheets burned because he is HIV positive. The middle-aged man, who has not been identified, was taken to a private clinic in the coastal resort of Paphos earlier this month after a fall. He told the clinic’s staff he was HIV positive and


One Million Moms are Now Protesting The Muppets as they are ‘Perverted’

Dear moms, find another hobby that focusses on your life not others. This is a serious complaint from the anti-gay group: ‘Kermit doesn’t even wear pants!’ One Million Moms have taken on Ellen DeGeneres and Modern Family, but this time it is the ‘perverted’ Muppets that have got the anti-gay group outraged. The conservative group,

“Burning Man: Like A Vacation, But Terrible” Video from Kyle Krieger

  I watch this guys’ videos because he’s really fucking attractive not because he is interesting. I feel slightly like a shit for saying that after watching this video and watching him open up. That said I applaud him for sharing his experience and being open to looking in the mirror for a good dose

“Girls Who Wear Activewear, to do Not-Active Things” | Video

  Oh humans, you’re so funny to me. Check your self! “A video for girls who wear activewear, to do not-active things.” Video from Van Vuuren Bros

“Becoming a California Band” Feat. Fred Armisen & Bill Hader | Parody Documentary Series “Documentary Now!”

“Don’t insult the sausage!” I am living for this IFC series, Documentary Now! In the newest episode The band embraces its new identity. “This summer, IFC’s newest original comedy series Documentary Now! will lovingly parody some of the world’s best-known documentaries. Dame Helen Mirren (The Queen, The Audience) serves as host of this six part series,

Fred Armisen Talks About Meeting Steve Jobs on Conan and It’s Hilarious | Video

  I would hurt from laughter being in the presence of Fred Armisen. “Fred met up with the Apple impresario and got a never-before-seen picture with him.” Video from Team Coco

French Rugby Team’s Nude Calendar Video Teaser | NSFW #PeenALert

If you didn’t know the details of this video you might think these men belong to a modeling agency. But they are actually a French Rugby Team and this is the 16th year they will be releasing a nude calendar. You could say these guys were the ones who started the fad of nude calendars that has


Ex-Hedge Funder Buys Rights to AIDS Drug & Raises Price from $13.50 to $750 Per Pill

  And this is what the scum of the earth looks like. Raw Story has reported: Former hedge fund manager turned pharmaceutical businessman has purchased the rights to a 62-year-old drug used for treating life-threatening parasitic infections and raised the price overnight from $13.50 per tablet to $750. According to the New York Times, Martin Shkreli, 32,

Bearded Men Kiss for Kim Davis: #KissesForKim | Video

“Fight intolerance with a little love! Grab your bestie, a buddy or stranger, give them a smooch and take a pic. Gay, straight, bi, trans, WHOMEVER! Show some love! Tweet, Instagram, whatever and #KissesForKim.” Video for The Other Stuff

Boy Takes Down Hate Preacher in the Most Scottish Way Possible | Watch

  When it comes to silencing antigay street preachers, many strategies have been employed. But a new video depicting a Scottish teen using a set of bagpipes to drown out the cries of a belligerent bigot may be the best one yet. The video, appropriately titled Boy takes down hate preacher in the most Scottish way

You Will WANT Stephen Colbert’s New Ridiculous Lifestyle Brand | Video

    I am so pleased that Colbert’s humor has carried over to his new Late Night gig! I was afraid he might have toned it down. “Stephen isn’t just a celebrity, he’s a brand. Which means it’s high time he launched his own line of expensive, random things. Presented by New York Life” The Late

The Survival Guide to Folsom Street Fair by 2 Cutie Pies | Video

  The guys who run the Youtube Channel Watts The Safeword have shared their Survival Guide to Folsom Street Fair and write, “Leather, leather everywhere!! Oh joy, it’s that time of year again when Folsom street is overtaken by the BDSM community, but it wasn’t necessarily how it started. Watch this week as we discuss Folsom history