Queer News

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 […]

Queer News

TGIF Work Out Tips From The Kilted Coaches | Plank variations Abs Routine Video

Well fuck me gently with a chainsaw. Plank variations abs routine from The Kilted Coaches. I really appreciate these sexy dorks. They fully realize why everyones watching their videos. Video from The Kilted Coaches

Queer News

Tom of Finland Inspired Sexy Shoot to Inspire Donations for AIDS/LifeCycle Ride 2017

June 4th – June 10th, over 3,000 Cyclists, Roadies and Virtual Cyclists will be participating in AIDS/LifeCycle, a 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise funds for the life-saving services offered by San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. As a long time supporter of the ride and […]

Queer News

“Unchechen” – Story of Entrapment & Interrogation of a Gay Men from #Chechen100

  “Unchechen” is about the attempted genocide of gay men in Chechnya. The film has been created by digitalSTAGE and the award-winning Inkbrew Productions. It tells the harrowing story of the entrapment and interrogation of just one of the gay men who form the #Chechen100, based on accounts provided by some of the men who […]

Queer News

Portraits of LGBT Elders with Younger Activists Lead Us to SAGE Table on May 18th

Mike Enders, founder of AXXIDENTAL, has organized a SAGE Table in San Francisco. Find out more about that here: SAGEtable San Francisco – Hosted by Mike Enders. Everyone welcome! GSN reports — SAGE is the biggest organization dedicated to supporting LGBT seniors in the US. Since 1978, it has been working to support and improve the […]

Music Queer News

SF | Smack Dab Open Mic at Dog Eared Books Castro | May 17, 2017

  Smack Dab Open Mic – now at new location, Dog Eared Books Castro, San Francisco, CA With Feature Mya ByrneCo-hosted by Dana Hopkins and Larry-bob Roberts All Ages, All Genders, All Free!At Dog Eared Books, Castro, 489 Castro St. Wednesday May 17 Open mic signup 7:30pm (5 minutes each) Show starts at 8pm About […]

Queer News

Skate Bro’s “King of the Road” Returns June 8th on VICELAND | Thrasher Magazine’s Annual Scavenger Hunt

No lies, I totally want to be a skate ‘Betty.’ The American road trip gets kicked in the nuts with Thrasher Magazine’s annual scavenger hunt. Three teams of the world’s best skaters go on the adventure of a lifetime, putting their life, limb, and dignity in increasingly-ridiculous peril. KING OF THE ROAD returns to VICELAND […]

Music Queer News

A New Musical Comedy Web-Series Guest Starring Margret Cho, Lydia Lunch, Asia Argento, Nic Harcourt, Donita Sparks, and More

VENUS FLYTRAP Have you watched Vinyl, Flight of the Concords, The Get Down, Roadies, or The Might Boosh?  Notice anything missing in these shows? Why are the women always groupies, roadies, singing girl-group femmes or facilitators for the guys? Enter Venus Flytrap – a new musical comedy web-series following a band of young women intent on grabbing rock and […]

Queer News

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 […]

Queer News

Scumbag Pastor Who Said Pulse Victims ‘Deserved’ to Die Gets Life for Child Molestation

  LGBT Nation report — An antigay pastor who said the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando “got what they deserved” has been sentenced to life in prison on child molestation charges. Kenneth Adkins will be eligible for probation after 35 years, reports The Florida-Times Union, but as he is 57 years old, […]

Queer News

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 […]

Queer News

Jonny McGovern Premieres Sesame Street Style “Qweenz English” | Ep. “Slay”

For those of you living under a rock, watch QWEENZ ENGLISH , series premiere episode, “SLAY,” featuring Adam Joseph, Jonny McGovern and Miss Fuego. Be sure to haver a pad and paper available to take down some note. You will be tested. Video from Hey Qween   Not to miss the man under the bird feathers, Jonathan kidder. […]

Queer News

Surprise! Marco Rubio Comes to the Defense of Gay Men in Chechnya in Heated Speech

  ‘We should never, ever tolerate human rights violations against any person for their political views, their religious beliefs, or their sexual orientation.’ Marco Rubio surprised everyone when he took a stand for LGBTQ rights. Upworthy reports — On April 24, 2017, the Florida Republican — who’s been panned by human rights groups in the […]

Queer News

There Are Now 6 Concentration Camps Illegally Imprisoning Gay Men in Chechnya

  Gay Star News — Gay men are being illegally imprisoned in at least six concentration camps in Chechnya. It is alleged that at least 300 people have been detained and tortured in the government-backed crackdown on the LGBTI community. At least four have been killed. Despite Chechnya first denying knowledge of a ‘purge’, President Ramzan Kadyrov […]

Art Queer News

SF | The Bob Mizer Foundation Art Walk Movie Night | May 4, 2017

The Bob Mizer Foundation is pleased to announce its movie night occurring on Thursday, May 4 at the Magazine from 7-9PM during the Upper Tenderloin Art Walk night. In keeping with Mizer’s tradition of screening films to models, patrons and friends, the Foundation will screen several short films during the course of the evening. Titles of films […]

Health Queer News

Prince Harry, Prince William, & Princess Catherine Speak Out About Mental Health Awareness #oktosay | Video

The Heads Together campaign is spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to end the stigma around mental health. This film captures a conversation between Their Royal Highnesses that occurred at Kensington Palace on the afternoon of Wednesday 19th April as they looked ahead to this weekend’s Virgin Money London Marathon […]

Art Queer News

John Waters is Hosting a Summer Camp for Adults

JOHN WATERS TO DEBUT “CAMP JOHN WATERS”  LEGENDARY FILMMAKER ANNOUNCES AN ALL INCLUSIVE CAMPY SLEEPAWAY WEEKEND EVENT IN KENT, CT John Waters (Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, A Dirty Shame) will host a once in a lifetime Sleepaway-Camp experience for fans in Kent, Connecticut September 22-24.  Adult Summer Camp, Club Getaway, will be transformed into Camp John […]

Queer News

Gay Bars Can be Mind-Bogglingly Racist | Fucking Talk About It

Welcome to 2017. You still need to have conversations about gay bars and communities being racist as fuck. Denying it with silence doesn’t make it not exist. Mikelle Street reported for VICE:  We decided to take a look at how unsafe “safe spaces” have been in the last 12 months. Last weekend, Rebar went from being […]

Queer News

Chechnya President Vows to Eliminate All Gay Men by the End of May

  Chechnya’s president has vowed to ‘eliminate’ all gay men by the end of May. Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic, threatened to rid the area of homosexuality ‘by Ramadan’. Ramadan, Islam’s holy month, begins on 26 May this year. Speaking to Gay Star News, a Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson confirmed these claims. […]