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Sneak Peek at “The Noir” Issue from Queering | Autumn/Winter 2015

Sneak Peek at “The Noir” Issue from Queering | Autumn/Winter 2015

Here is a little sample of The NOIR issue from Queering. Autumn/Winter 2015. A 48 page photobook featuring Trevor Wayne, Dare Williams, Zachariah Griffen, Samuel Every and Josh Nece. Due out in a couple weeks. Order issues at www.queeringzine.com. Follow Queering on Instagram HERE    


“Preservation” by Blake Little Coming Soon! Preserving the Human Form in Honey

I am very much looking forward to getting my hands on to this book once it is released. Photographed Blake Little has been teasing us about the release of his new book PRESERVATION PRESERVATION by Blake Little. Limited Edition Book 9.5″ x12.5″ Hardcover Cloth Bound 750 copies Preview the book: www.preservationbook.com Publication Date: February 28, 2015 A

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Weird Things Straight/Gay BFFs Talk About | Video

If you are mad about this, it’s only because it’s true. “…You told me you deleted Grindr.” Video from  BuzzFeedYellow


Vizmanos Photography is a Trip | “The Diagnosis of Bipolar (Work in Progress)”

The Diagnosis (work in progress): The Diagnosis is a performative project designed by the artist Abel Azcona and developed and performed with the special collaboration of the artist Gerardo Vizmanos in the city of New York between January and March 2015. The artists identify and work with twelve adults diagnosed in mental illness psychiatric institutions in the United States. Between November and


Study Names Portland “Kinkiest City in United States”

 A study by Kink University has named Portland the Kinkiest City in the United States, beating out more well-established cities like New York and San Francisco. The study evaluated the BDSM, fetish and polyamorous factors of the fifty largest cities in the United States using four metrics: the total size of the kink-identified population, the


Eastpak x Jean Paul Gaultier for Designers Against AIDS

  Jean Paul Gaultier and Eastpak join forces to create awareness about HIV/AIDS. It began with a single bag: Jean Paul Gaultier’s unique creation for the fourth edition of Eastpak Artist Studio in support of Designers Against AIDS (DAA). Now, that first encounter has grown into something even bigger: a full collaborative collection that combines


Bring Change 2 Mind Gets Men Talking about Mental Health with its New PSA Featuring Brandon Marshall, Ben Scrivens, Wayne Brady, and Michael Angelakos

January 21, 2015 – Bring Change 2 Mind is excited to launch its groundbreaking new PSA campaign, #StrongerThanStigma, to encourage men to normalize conversations around mental health. Produced in partnership with Brandon Marshall’s Project 375, this campaign features four men who have each made mental health advocacy a part of his platform. We invite you


26th Annual GLAAD Media Award Nominees Highlight Racial Diversity in Media Representations #glaadawards

This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Many of the nominated films, television series and journalism pieces reflect the diversity of the LGBT community, including the stories of LGBT people of color. In the entertainment categories, the critically acclaimed film Dear White People was nominated for Outstanding Film – Limited Release. The

Guy Plays Beethoven’s “Für Elise” on Five Guitars That Are All Lying Side by Side | Video

Youtuber samurai guitarist writes, “Why?” some might ask. Playing five guitars is a ridiculous idea that really offers no benefit. I thought it might be cool though and I wanted to see if it was possible. This is the outcome.” Find on iTunes 

Interview with Author Brent Calderwood | New Book, Reading of “Anal Bleaching, All the Rage” and More | Video

I sit down and chat with SF poet Brent Calderwood about his new book ” The God of Longing” and up coming west coast book tour. Brent reads two erotic poems from his book, “Intermission” and “Anal Bleaching, All the Rage.” Enjoy! New readings added to Brent’s LA and SF book tour with Stephen Mills

British Singer/ Dandy, Romani Beau, Shares Video for “Gypsy”

I woke up this morning with a musical treat waiting in my Gmail inbox. British singer, Romani Beau, has shared his new music video with me titled “Gypsy.” On  March 7th, Romani Beau will release his debut EP “Molly and the Boys.” After watching the first video from this EP, “Molly and the Boys,” the EP now sits

Colin Farrell Has Strong Words in Favor of Gay Marriage on Irish TV | Video

  Colin Farrell is a powerful ally for the gay community and makes strong pro-gay marriage comments in hi interview with Claire Byrne on Irish TV. Presenter Claire Byrne will be joined by guests and a live studio audience for discussion, analysis and whatever has the country talking. Video from RTÉ – Ireland’s National Television and Radio

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Cross-fit For Your Cock | NSFW Tutorial Video Feat. Johnny Hazzard & Austin Wilde

INTRODUCING PRIVATE GYM: THE FIRST FDA REGISTERED SEXUAL HEALTH AND FITNESS PROGRAM TO IMPROVE MALE SEXUAL PERFORMANCE This Pelvic Muscle Exercise Program Strengthens the Muscles Controlling the Penis  See the NSFW Tutorial HERE featuring Johnny Hazzard and Austin Wilde The Private Gym, LLC announced today the release of its groundbreaking, innovative fitness program, Private Gym, the

Boomer Banks on Jonny McGovern’s Hey Qween! Watch Video Here

Comedian Jonny McGovern hosts “Hey Qween!” The gayest talk show of all time! Jonny and his sidekick, drag diva Lady Red Couture, riff about current hot topics and interview amazing LGBT guests! This week Porn Star Boomer Banks joins us! Video from heStreamtv


6 Penis Changes That Happen With Age

You’d like to think that at least some areas of our bodies will be spared the indignities of aging, but one day you realize: Mr. Happy gets older, too. “You don’t wake up one morning and realize it is different. It’s a gradual process, but starting around age 40, the changes become more noticeable,” says


Silver Fox Anthony Varrecchia Photographed by Isauro Cairo & Charles Thomas Rogers

Images of Anthony Varrecchia by Isauro Cairo & Charles Thomas Rogers Anthony lives in NYC and a health and fitness enthusiast. 51 years old (52 in March). See more of Anthony and follow him on Instagram

Florida Legalizes Driving While Gay | Marriage News Watch Video with Matt Baume

Florida has finally legalized driving while gay. Bills to discriminate against gay couples are rapidly multiplying in Texas. And multiple states are still wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars to try to reverse marriage equality. Video from American Foundation for Equal Rights

Inspiration | A Day in the Life of Patagonia Photographer Jeremy Koreski | Video

A little sweet inspiration to living your life to the fullest. “Creativity lifestyle channel The Creative Class gives us a day in the life of Jeremy Koreski, an outdoor photographer who works for the likes of Patagonia, Ransom and Stussy. He primarily focuses on surfing, fishing, and the culture of the Canadian coast, this time around traveling by seaplane

The Scientific Power of Meditation | New Asap Video

Food for thought. How exactly does meditation affect your body? Video from AsapSCIENCE

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ISIS Members Record the Executions of Gay Men | The World is Fucked and Needs to Hit the Reset Button

  Our world is such a fucked up place right now and things must change. From war crimes to hate crimes, maybe it would best if the world blew up and started over, reset itself. Laws aren’t working to protect people, police are not protecting people the way they should and religion has ruined the

Ass-tastic Parody of Sia’s “Elastic Heart”

This guy makes videos for ass workouts, no surprise. HERE Only one suggestion, less creepy eyes. Video Bryan Hawn

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Cole Monahan In and Out of Hockey Uniform | Photographs by Scott Teitler

Model: Cole Monahan Photographer: Scott Teitler | www.scottteitler.com For  JonMag.com

Man Drowns Out Homophobic Preacher on Subway with a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Song | Watch

A man helped to drown out a homophobic preacher on a New York train – by singing a song from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Voice actor Rob Maiale encountered the preacher on the New York City subway, when he was denouncing the sin of “fornication” and same-sex relationships. However, when the preacher started


Thailand Constitution to Legally Recognize a ‘Third Gender’

An upcoming amendment to Thailand’s constitution will bring legal recognition for a third gender. Though Thailand is widely known for its queer and trans subcultures, the country’s laws haven’t been the most inclusive. Kamnoon Sittisamarn, a representative for the Thai Constitutional Drafting Committee explained that the legal changes were designed to ensure broader protections for Thailand’s


Featured Photographer Andrew Printer | “Second Thoughts from Normal Heights” | NSFW

Born in Hong Kong and raised there, Texas and rural England Andrew Printer is a British artist who has been living and working in southern California since 1991. Printer’s videos have been screened widely at festivals in Europe, the US and on public television. His photographs have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions worldwide,


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


What’s Your Sex Score? Dong for Days | New Steam Room Stories Video

Dong for days is going to be my new tattoo. 2015 is here and you’ve got a whole load of new Steam Room Stories episodes to enjoy. Kicking off the year is new episode ‘Sex Score’ where the guys talk about keeping track of their conquests. Steam Room Stories hunks Joe Fidler, Michael Poursh, Chris Reid, Adam

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Marilyn Manson & Bambi Photographed by Terry Richardson

I am obsessed with Marilyn Manson holding Bambi. I need a life size poster of that ASAP. Marilyn Manson photographed by Terry Richardson     

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” Remembrance” | Thierry Pepin Photographed by Marco Ovando

“Remembrance” Photographer: Marco Ovando Model: Thierry Pepin | Instagram | Tumblr Source: Homotography  

Sweet Video of Twins Coming Out to Their Dad | Watch Here

Good job men! Proud of you both. “With 2015 now here, we think it is time to finally just be ourselves. We hope by our actions today you can finish watching this video feeling encouraged and inspired. Thank you for all the support. We love you.” The Rhodes Bros

He Took His Skin Off For Me | Short Film About a Man Who Takes Off His Skin to Please His Girlfriend | Watch

How does that song go? “….I would do anything thing for love, but I won’t do that…” The story of a man who takes his skin off for his girlfriend, and why it probably wasn’t the best idea… Please turn off the lights. Use headphones. Go full screen. It’s worth it. ‘He Took His Skin


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


Robbie Rogers: Training Sessions Photographed by Nathan Poekert for OUT Mag

Hot on the heels of releasing his first autobiography, Coming Out To Play, Robbie Rogers is starting his formal mid-season workouts with the L.A. Galaxy in a few weeks. Here, Rogers talks you through his workout routine to get back into “soccer shape”, a combination of yoga, bootcamp, as well as interval and cardio training. All

No Name-Calling Week: GLSEN Student Ambassadors Celebrate Kindness | Video

GLSEN’s No Name-Calling Week is celebrated each January to encourage teachers of all grade levels to promote kindness, respect and diversity in their classrooms. What will YOU do to celebrate kindness this No Name-Calling Week? In this video, our 2014-2015 Student Ambassadors speak out about how teachers and students can participate in No Name-Calling Week


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),


LA | Caitlin Doughty & Conner Habib – Death, Sex & Other Taboos of the Human Body | Jan. 22, 2015

Los Angeles, put this on your calendar! Human life starts with sex and ends with death; they’re life’s only requirements.  So why do we have so much trouble talking and thinking about them?  Why are the fundamentals of the human body so scary and confusing? In this event, we’ll investigate: How to cultivate a healthier


Company Sells New Jock Strap, All We See is a Perfect Fuzzy Butt | NSFW

JOCKSTRAP CENTRAL introduces the first ever swim jock by Raw Studio. This swim jockstrap is finished off with Raw Studio’s signature one and one quarter inch two-toned elastic comfort waistband and three quarter inch leg straps. All I see is a perfect fuzzy butt.

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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