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Andrew Haigh Set To Direct Alexander McQueen Biopic

Andrew Haigh Set To Direct Alexander McQueen Biopic

It’s come to my attention today the Looking creator will be directing a Alexander McQueen Biopic. Sadly fashion designer McQueen committed suicide in 2010 at the age of 40. Deadline reports: In one of the hottest development titles coming out of the UK film biz, 45 Years director Andrew Haigh has signed on to direct the Alexander McQueen biopic for producer Damian Jones and Pathe. Red hot

Watch New Series “StevenBe, Episode One: Knit York” | If Knitters Were Rock Gods….

Ok, the first episode of this series, StevenBe, gave me major anxiety. I think that’s a good thing because it show’s that it moves me in one way or another. And of course, you know it’s all about the Marketing Manager Jeremy for me. “StevenBe, Jeremy, and Stephen West head to New York City for

“The Boy with a Camera for a Face” Short Film | Video

Check out the online “premiere of the multi award winning short film from writer/director Spencer Brown. The Boy with a Camera for a Face is satirical fairy tale about a boy born with a camera instead of a head, whose every moment is transformed by the fact he is recording it. Accompanied by a voice

Gay It Forward – West Hollywood Men Offer Advice to Younger Gay Men | Video

Cute idea, great advice. “We asked the men of West Hollywood to pass on their advice to younger gay men. To ‘Gay It Forward’…” To show love, support and positivity to the younger generation. Video from Anthony Gilét H/T instinctmagazine.com

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New Film Chronicles Adam Ant’s Mental Illness That Nearly Ended Career

Above photo: Adam Ant and Jack Bond in The Blueblack Hussar. Courtesy of Jack Bond More than three decades after Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard) first made hearts throb with his new romantic Prince Charming persona, he found himself starting anew, on the comeback trail and working a different flamboyant guise — a less smooth but no

“MASS: C19H28O2” |14 Minute Video of Beardy Sweaty Men

C19H28O2 is “a chemical substance produced in the body that causes men to develop the physical features that are typical of males.” Video from Sam Hendi

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“LGBT Seniors Shouldn’t Die Penniless and Alone”

Systemic inequities, which are finally changing, still meant a disadvantaged life now for many LGBT seniors. BY BRUCE WILLIAMS At 68 years old, having led a responsible and productive life, I find myself living in poverty with the prospects for the final third of my existence only getting worse. I wake each day only to hope

“Gay and Celibate for God” | 23 Year Old Gay Evangelical Christian Talks, I Barf

  Yeah right! Two things I don’t believe in, god and being celibate in order to be a better person. The fact that he cannot answer the question of whether he is oppressed by his faith tells all. Poor thing is just 23 years old, lets check back in with him in 10 years. “….

“Pee-wee’s Big Holiday” Movie Trailer Has Been Released | Watch Here

At least we still have Pee-wee as the whole rest of the world goes to shit. “A fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first-ever holiday in this epic story of friendship and destiny.” Pee-wee’s Big Holiday premieres on Friday, March 18 on Netflix.

Gus Kenworthy Talks About His Coming Out Journey with Conan | Watch Video

  Gus Kenworthy is kind of the man of the hour, or coming out of the closet poster boy right now. I cannot wait until the day until someone coming out of the closet isn’t  a news worthy story that gets the person on the talk show circuit to talk about it. Until then though, keep

Thousands Expected at Nation’s Largest LGBTQ Activist Conference This Wednesday

  CHICAGO, IL, January 18, 2016—Thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community leaders, activists and allies from across the country are expected to attend the National LGBTQ Task Force’s Creating Change Conference this week. The conference, the nation’s largest gathering of LGBTQ activists and allies, will take place on January 20-24, 2016 at the

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Two Transgender Women ‘Stoned in the Street’ by Migrants in Germany

  metro.co.uk – Two transgender women have allegedly been stoned in the street by a gang of migrants who said ‘such people’ should be killed. Three people have been arrested after the attack in Dortmand, Germany, on two women known only as Yasmine, 50, and Elisa, 37. Police intervened in the incident outside the city’s main train station

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ISIS Throw More Gay Men Off a Roof as Crowd Watches

This cannot be ignored. Pink News reports: WARNING: This article contains graphic and distressing content. Another gay man has been murdered in public by Daesh, the group known as Islamic State. As part of its continued campaign of terror, the group has publicly executed hundreds of men accused of homosexuality, by stoning and throwing them off buildings.

The Science of Internet Trolls | Video by AsapSCIENCE

Food for thought. “Time to troll the trolls with some SCIENCE!” Video by AsapSCIENCE

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Dustin Lance Black & Gus Van Sant Reuniting for 8-Hour Gay Rights Miniseries for ABC “When We Rise”

  When We Rise is inspired by an upcoming memoir by longtime activist Cleve Jones. Variety reports: Gus Van Sant is boarding ABC’s gay rights movement miniseries “When We Rise” as an exec producer and director, Variety has learned. He will direct the first two-hour episode. First announced in summer 2013, “When We Rise” has been in development for two and a

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San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Raises $30,378.32 For Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy

  SAN FRANCISCO (January 15, 2016) – Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced the final amount for its 2015 holiday fundraiser, benefiting the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy (HMCRA), a local K-5 public school in the Castro neighborhood. Dr. Seelig, with members of SFGMC, presented a check to HMCRA Principal Ron Machado and

Do You Fear ‘LGBTI’ Becoming Part of Your Personal Brand?

“Careers advice increasingly focuses on cultivating a marketable personal brand – throwing up a dilemma for many gay people.” by David Hudson reports for Gay Star News : Being out at work now extends beyond coming out to your work colleagues. Do you join an employee LGBTI network? Do you mention LGBTI advocacy work on your LinkedIn profile?

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WTF Video of Day | Young Girls for Hitler (Trump) Video

First, I’m sorry that I’m posting a Fox News video and in no way am I making fun of these young girls made to sing this song, but this looks like a Girls for Hitler Trump Video. Video by FOX 10 Phoenix “Freedom Girls from Pensacola, Florida entertain Trump supporters in Pensacola, Florida on January

A First Look at the New Season of Portlandia | Watch Full Episode

In this first look at the new Season of Portlandia, Fred wakes up with gray hair and sets out on a journey to figure out how old he is. For more Portlandia videos:goo.gl/sJUx4A Subscribe to IFC to see clips, behind the scenes, web exclusives, and more!: http://goo.gl/1aOr5r Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein and many more of Portlandia’s

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Violent Femmes Share First New Song in 15 Years – “Memory”

Hell yes! It’s no surprise that the latest song from Violent Femmes, “Memory,” feels like a classic. Frontman Gordon Gano actually wrote it a long time ago. “We even recorded it as a demo many years ago,” he tells NPR Music via email. “And then it was forgotten about until digging into [our] archives, which led

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Charlie Sheen Shits On 30 Years of AIDS Activism by Peter Staley

Hero, Peter Staley, AIDS and gay rights activist; Founder & Advisory Editor, AIDSmeds, shares a few words about Charlie Sheen’s visit to the The Dr. Oz Show: I take back everything I said about Sheen and his disclosure. When you become a public advocate for a disease you share with millions of other people, it comes with

Meet the Men of Man Francisco, All Male Revue | “Love Thy Neighbor” Show Opening Jan 13th

I crashed a rehearsal for the San Francisco show “Man Francisco: Love Thy Neighbor”, met and asked the dancers, choreographer, and executive director a few questions. What a hard working, sweet, smart, and charming bunch of men I discovered. Definitely put their show on your list of must-sees this year. And bring singles, lots and

The State of the Union Highlights 8 Years of LGBT Change Under Obama | Video by Matt Baume

“There’s been a lot of LGBT change in the last 8 years, thanks in large part to the Obama administration. Now the House GOP wants to take over — but their bizarre animated GIF of Louis Virtel snapping just proved that they don’t understand the country they think they’re qualified to run. “ Video Matt Baume

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KNKI, the First True Social App for the Kink Community, Launches Today #pegging #poly

  NEW YORK, NY — KNKI, a social networking app by and for the BDSM, fetish, poly and kink communities, launches today on iTunes App store and Google Play. Unlike apps that focus only on hook-ups, KNKI seeks to connect all aspects of the community, from including events, education, and activism. “KNKI was built to

“Tomgirl” | Meet Jake, Gender Non-Conforming 7 Year Old in Short Film

Jake, a gender non-conforming seven year-old, invites us into his world to explore the transforming power of love and support on our children. An ASP Production and Two Dollars Please Film Directed, Shot and Edited by Jeremy Asher Lynch Produced by Stephen Przybylowski Executive Producer Amey Rene Original Score by Mike McCready Please follow us

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The Bear-Naked Chef Shares Episode 2 – “Paccheri Con Gambrel” | Watch Video

The Bear-Naked Chef’s first episode (SEE HERE) was so popular how could I not share episode # 2, Paccheri Con Gambrel. Now that people are getting use to looking at the naked chef, they might be able to focus on the cooking. “Enjoy the second installment of this new ground-breaking cooking series. In this episode,

Israeli Jews & Arabs Kiss To Protest Book Ban | Watch Video

The Israeli Ministry of Education decided to ban from the school program a book dedcribing an affair between a jewish woman and an arab man. So TimeOut Tel Aviv have decided to ask jews and arabs to meet and to kiss. Six couples of jews and arabs – male and female, gay and straight –

Stanford Adds LGBT Executive Leadership Program

Faculty codirectors Sarah A. Soule and Tom Wurster share how this program is addressing the significant gap in leadership designed for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people in the C-suite. Learn more: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/exed/lgbt Of course you would need to be accepted into Stanford first and be able to afford the schools tuition. I’d love to

Beautiful, Bloody, Haunting, & Sexy Short German Film “Richard & Gilbert” | NSFW Video

Wow! A small village is haunted by strange and awful murders. The scared villagers turn to two officials in search for help to solve the crimes. The investigations point to a very perfidious kind of murders: All victims were nibbled off shortly before or after their death. Could an animal be the cause of the

Enormous Brown Bear Loves Hugs and Cuddles | Video

It’s cute until the bear wants to play with the guy like a rag doll. Video from Мир Голубей

David Beckham Portraits to Be Sold for Charity at Phillips London

  Above image: David Beckham, 2015, by Nadav Kander More than 50 portraits of David Beckham by top photographers are to be sold at Phillips in London in aid of charity. The March 10 auction in support of 7: The David Beckham Unicef fund and the Positive View Foundation features original signed prints, some unseen before, and newly commissioned work

Male Model Income Inequality with Colton Haynes in Satire Video Pointing Out the Truth

“Just as symmetry is essential to the ideal bone structure, equal pay is essential to gender equality in the workplace. That’s why Colton Haynes& Cody Horn are speaking out against the unjust gender wage gap affecting male models.” Video by Funny Or Die Male Model Income Inequality with Colton Haynes from Funny Or Die

Am I a Twink? Asks Guy on the Streets of New York City | Video

This entertained me. Youtuber Michael Henry goes around the streets of New York and asks people, ” Am I a Twink.” The answers and reactions are priceless. Video posted by Michael Henry  

Gay Youtuber Reads Homophobic & Hateful Comments, Makes it Hilarious | Watch Video

You thought being a gay youtuber was all glamorous and fun, right? Not so much. The comment section of Youtube videos can be a breeding ground for hate-mongers and homophobes. I just skipped through my videos and grabbed a few… um… what I’m calling ‘fan mail’. Subscribe to my Youtube Channel Here Support me and

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Georgia School Wants To Be A Safe Space For LGBT Students

It’s seem like an oxymoron to me. Shouldn’t it just be given that ALL schools should be a safe place for ALL students? We have so much work to do still. Think Progress reports: A new private school in Georgia that wants to provide a safe space for LGBT students, Pride School Atlanta, will open

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What It’s Like To Escape Ex-Gay Therapy — And Then Defeat It

I couldn’t even imagine the stress and life of being in the situation, and around people in your life that would think I need to be cured of my homosexuality. ZACK FORD for Think Progress reports: In July of 2010, Chaim Levin and Ben Unger first spoke out about the mistreatment they experienced at the hands of “life

Theme Queens by Todrick Hall ft. Frankie Grande | Video

Todrick Hall is joined by Frankie Grande for a walk down memory lane with a medley of the best TV theme songs. I think it’s cute how Todrick Hall mostly keeps his content G -rated and there is no doubt he loves to perform. Video from todrickhall

WTF Commercial | Legendary Old Spice Pitchman Bob Giovanni Odor in Blocker/Sweat Defense Video

The bummer is… Old Spice’s fun videos won’t make Old Spice a good product. It’s trying though. A for effort. Please keep making these videos. Legendary Old Spice pitchman Bob Giovanni demonstrates the #smellegendary odor fighting and sweat reducing properties of the Hardest Working Collection’s Odor Blocker and Sweat Defense anti-perspirant/deodorants and issues the 1-800-PROVE-IT

Moby Chats With PETA About Inspiration for LA Vegan Bistro | Video

“In an exclusive interview with PETA, Moby talks about what inspired him to create his organic, cruelty-free Los Angeles restaurant, Little Pine: his love for animals, the prevention of suffering, and the “magic bullet” of choosing vegan. “ Video from PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)

Guy Friends See Each Other Naked (Prank) Opens Up Interesting Conversations | Video

I find this interesting in a lot of ways. Yes, I enjoy looking at naked or just shirtless dudes. Once you get past that it’s interesting to seeing the guy’s reaction after they disrobe. A conversation opens up between the two about their bodies and insecurities. The men each have an attribute that the other

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