Queer News articles


Futuristic Office Concept in Amsterdam Doesn’t Have Chairs or Desks | Love This!

Futuristic Office Concept in Amsterdam Doesn’t Have Chairs or Desks | Love This!

I cannot lie, I love this. Often, this is how I lounge around my house. “Upon first glance, the new conceptual office by Dutch design firm RAAAF resembles an obstacle course made of concrete blocks; however, the number of professionals sprawled across or leaning against these blocks tapping away on their laptops suggests the real function

Courtney Love and Todd Almond, who star in “Kansas City Choir Boy” at Here. Credit Jesse Dittmar for The New York Times

Courtney Love Prepares for ‘Kansas City Choir Boy’ | Listen Here

I fucking love you Courtney Love! The New York Times reports, “Singer, songwriter, punk-rocker, actress, fashionista, tabloid bonanza and … piano mover? That’s part of Courtney Love’s latest and thoroughly unexpected gig. The performer who made her name in the 1990s with her primal rasp and confrontational, straight-from-the-id songs will play the lead in “Kansas City Choir Boy,”


“The Grindr Song” by Mister E. Machine | Video

Does this song push any of your buttons? MISTER E MACHINE have shared this video with us for “”The Grindr Song,” that singer Manny Capozzi through together in his bedroom. “MISTER E MACHINE is an Indie Band from Chicago that combines acoustic rock with indie/pop elements to create a layered rock sound. A key element of the sound is its textured vocal harmonies


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

Pussy Riot Share “Witches of Pussy Riot Clean Manezhka” Video

  Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg were recently sentenced to prison in a trial that was deliberately sped up in order to prevent protesting. In response, Pussy Riot has shared the video for “Witches of Pussy Riot Clean Manezhka”, a clip that features group members cleaning Manezhka Square in downtown Moscow, the location

Andy Warhol2

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


UnMask Displays Facial Expressions From Behind the Mask | Video

The UnMask is part of a series of experiments of fictional products that we (Simone Rebaudengo simonerebaudengo.com and Paul Adams ) started in Shanghai this last October in collaboration with Xinchejian (the Shanghai Hackerspace, xinchejian.com/) We are interested in exploring the intersections between mundane and affordable technologies with whatever happens around us in China. Read

Puddles the Clown Performs “Oh Holy Night”

Puddles never lets me down. ” “O Holy Night” (“Cantique de Noël”) is a well-known Christmas carol composed by Adolphe Adam in 1847 to the French poem “Minuit, chrétiens” (Midnight, Christians) by a wine merchant and poet, Placide Cappeau, a professed anticlerical and atheist. Hmmm.” Video from  PuddlesPityParty

Swedish Synthpop Project Eurotix | New Video & Christmas Song “He’ll Be Home For Christmas”

Swedish synthpop project Eurotix is back. The brand new EP “Are You Strong Enough?” features four synthpop songs, including the title track, a powerful synth-ballad. Check out the official video for it, directed by Israel Benavides. Eurotix are ready to put the “pop” back in synthpop. Members Dennis Alexis Hellström (vocals) and Larry Forsberg (keys

Big Dipper Gives a Steamy Thank You, “F*ck Me!” to His Supporters | Watch Video

There is nothing about rapper Big Dipper that is basic. And how he thanks his supporters is spectacular. Big Dipper writes: “THANK YOU to all of the amazing Kickstarter donors who supported the VIBIN music video project.” Follow Big Dipper on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter  and www.bigdipperjelly.com KICKSTARTER PROJECT: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/…