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NYC | Haunting Renditions Live with Eliot Glazer featuring Har Mar Superstar

NYC | Haunting Renditions Live with Eliot Glazer featuring Har Mar Superstar

Haunting Renditions LIVE with Eliot Glazer featuring Har Mar Superstar At Littlefield – 622 Degraw St., Brooklyn Wednesday, January 21 8:00pm doors/8:30 show Tickets | Facebook RSVP | YouTube HAUNTING RENDITIONS LIVE with Eliot Glazer Based on his web series of the same name, HAUNTING RENDITIONS LIVE is what happens when Eliot Glazer, a classically trained vocalist-turned-comedian, takes some of pop music’s


Ship Your Enemies Glitter, Herpes of the Craft World

Ship Your Enemies Glitter is a new service that offers to send an envelope of hard-to-clean glitter to one’s enemies anywhere in the world along with a note explaining what they did to deserve it. So pay us money, provide an address anywhere in the world & we’ll send them so much glitter in an envelope


The New “Poppers” Are Not What You Think | Huffing as an Emergent Health Concern Among MSM Substance Users

What’s That I Smell? The New “Poppers” Are Not What You Think by Routledge Journals While it is widely known that “huffing” –  inhaling organic solvents or propellants to achieve a “high” – is extremely dangerous, new products being sold as “poppers” and distributed throughout the US,  primarily to men who have sex with men (MSM),

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“Deliciously Disabled” Disability Awareness Consultant Gets Naked For “Now” Magazine

“I love that it’s curved. I love that my body’s scarred. I love that it’s seated in a chair, that my hands are spastic and that it puts me in a unique position to share my experience. It’s one of a kind.” Says Andrew Morrison-Gurza, Disability Awareness Consultant. nowtoronto.com reports: I use the term “deliciously disabled” to describe

More Sneaky Anti-Gay Laws Popping Up: Jan 12 | Marriage News Watch with Matt Baume

The more you know… It’s been a huge week for marriage equality. Florida became the 36th state with the freedom to marry, judges in three southern states heard oral arguments, and the Supreme Court considered cases from five states. Plus a lawmaker in Texas is wasting everyone’s time with a new anti-gay law that would


Why Are There No Plus-Size Male Models?

Women’s fashion boasts plenty of plus-size stars, while the men’s industry has only beefcakes and scrawny geeks, says Alfred Tong. I just stumbled across this article by Alfred Tong for www.telegraph.co.uk, and have asked myself the same question for many years, Why Are There No Plus-Size Male Models? Read Alfred Tong’s thoughts below and let me know what you

Mike Enders Chats with Medical Esthetician Brandon Doyle & Receives a Chemical Peel | Health Video

Accidental Bear’s Mike Enders, stops in to chat with medical esthetician, Brandon Doyle at 360 Skin in San Francisco, his go to skin health guy. They address skin concerns for winter months and other skin care needs specific to men. Watch video below where Mike receives a chemical peel to counteract years of sun damage.

Korean Feces Wine, No Joke! | Video

Would you prefer to stay sick, or drink shit? Vice International reports: “Ttongsul” is a Korean rice wine mixed with the fermented turd of a human child. It has an alcoholic content of around 9 percent. Little is known about the origins of what is surely one of the world’s most bizarre and gag-inducing medicines.


SF | Tony and Grammy Award-Winner, Billy Porter, to Perform at Feinstein’s at the Nikko | Jan 30 – Feb 1, 2015

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are honored to welcome Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning singer, composer, actor, playwright and director Billy Porter to Feinstein’s at the Nikko for three performances only – Friday, January 30 (8 p.m.); Saturday, January 31 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, February 1 (7 p.m.).  Porter will perform songs from his new critically acclaimed album, “Billy’s Back on Broadway,” as well some of his other favorites!  Tickets for


SF |”The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Musical” with Julie Brown, Drew Droege, Sam Pancake & More | SF Sketchfest 2015

 Get on this people before tickets sell out! Saturday January 24, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm Brava Theater Center (2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110) Julie Brown’s ‘The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Musical’ with Julie Brown, Drew Droege, Sam Pancake, Craig Taggart, Chris Pudlo, Jaci Pund, Cole Gerdes, Natalie Lander, Beth Crosby and Marsian De Lellis.


Sam Smith Stunning on Cover of V Magazine | “Some of These Pop Stars Are Just Awful”

Sam Smith showing some scruff and saying what I have been saying for years. Sam Smith is putting some music stars on blast! In the new issue of V magazine, the 22-year-old “Stay With Me” singer bonds with music icon Chaka Khan while also calling out some of today’s younger industry acts. “Even when you meet them—I won’t name names—but

Florida Marriage Equality is Still in Jeopardy | Marriage News Watch with Matt Baume

Marriage is starting this week in Florida. So why are our opponents saying it’s not? We’ll take a look at what’s really going on, and how they’re still trying to stop the weddings. Also this week: oral argument in Louisiana could get pretty heated. Another Supreme Court conference. And some surprising polling. Video from American Foundation


India Has Elected its First Transgender Mayor

 New Dehli Television reports: A transgender today scripted history by winning the mayor’s election in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh Municipal Corporation, defeating his nearest rival from the BJP. Independent candidate Madhu Kinnar won the Mayoral election of the Raigarh Municipal Corporation by 4,537 votes against BJP’s Mahaveer Guruji, an election official said. Madhu, 35, belonging to Dalit community,


Hairy Gorgeous Men “Solos” Art-Porn | New Film by Antonio Da Silva | NSFW at All!

Sit back and enjoy, or however it is you “enjoy.” SOLOS by Antonio Da Silva SOLOS portraits a diversity of characters expressing themselves sexually. They speak about their fetishes, connection and fantasies. Underwear, leather, rubber, jeans, socks, boots, big penises, tattoos, hairy, extended ejaculations, ropes, childhood memories and more. Some take this opportunity to express their exhibitionism

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Andy Warhol & Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Collection Preview

In commemoration of Andy Warhol‘s famed artwork, Converse will be releasing the Chuck Taylor All Star Andy Warhol collection. The limited-edition series of sneakers will feature a number of Warhol’s work — such as the iconic Campbell’s Soup Cans — printed across the Chuck Taylor All Star 1970s silhouette. In the ’80s, Warhol’s artistic foray saw him silkscreen his own pair of Converse


Wish List | Nasa-Inspired Apollo 8 Conical Light by Woodlabo

Must have! “A French design company with its sights set on the stars, Woodlabo base their entire ethos on the ambitions and achievements of 1960’s NASA. While advancing space travel and designing wooden lighting systems may not seem like parallel pursuits, “meeting the challenge, practising the highest standards, savoir-faire, rigour, innovation and perseverance” are described as their common

Ana’s Story: Transgender in Cuba | The New York Times

The New York Times reports: In Cuba, street marches have historically been government-orchestrated events or dissident protests that are swiftly crushed by the authorities. So it was downright startling when, in May 2007, Fidel Castro’s niece sauntered down the street with a small army of drag queens waving gay pride flags. Long before the Obama