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Women Fighting Street Harassers With Confetti Guns & Punk Rock in Mexico City | Video

Women Fighting Street Harassers With Confetti Guns & Punk Rock in Mexico City | Video

Meet the Hijas de Violencia (the Daughters of Violence), a Mexico City collective that fights street harassment with confetti guns and punk rock. Shot by video journalists Jeff Seal and Malena Gaze. “Music and confetti guns are ‘harmless’ because they don’t hurt the aggressor, but symbolically it is a response that has an impact, and


Tonight Premieres “The Real O’neals,” Claiming that ‘They Are All of Us,’ We’ll See About That | Video

Over the years, we’ve seen powerful representations of LGBT teenagers in My So-Called Life, Glee, and The Fosters, to name a few. We wanted to let you know about a new show about a family with an openly gay lead character premiering on network television. Be sure to check out and watch THE REAL O’NEALS, a brand new ABC series

After decades of loss due to AIDS, Peter Greene learned to seek joy wherever he could – in particular, in music. Among his closest friends: the pianists at Martuni’s, a Market Street karaoke bar. Photo by Erin Brethauer

Last Men Standing: Forgotten Survivors of AIDS | San Francisco Chronicle

  They had the remarkable luck to survive AIDS, and the brutal misfortune to live on. By Erin Allday Peter Greene had grown used to being alone with his memories. There weren’t many people left who shared them. So when he ran into an old friend volunteering at a banquet last Christmas Eve, he couldn’t


San Francisco |Don’t Miss Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret March 11th and 12th

  Prepare for a decadent evening of music, comedy, and unforgettable entertainment at Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret at the Great Star Theater on Friday, March 11 or Saturday, March 12, 2016. After earning a top-ten spot on Season 5 of NBC’s The Voice, Kat went on to stage a successful Kickstarter campaign that created the sizzling show that’s

What Happens to Your Body When You Die? | New Video from AsapSCIENCE

Food for thought. After all, we’re all dying. What happens after you die? Video from AsapSCIENCE


Tim Kruger Fucks a Pie & Cooked Turkey in Amazing Art Film |NSFW

Fascinating, odd, sexy, creative, food, and Tim Kruger, all of my favorite things in one  controversial video. Adult actor Tim Kruger has shared this new art film with me El cataclismo nos alcanzará impávidos, that he has starred in. Bet that has got your attention. “A pronkstilleven is set at the service of a profanation, of the strange,

Eddie Redmayne Speaks Out for LGBT Youth at the Los Angeles LGBT Center | Video

When Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne toured the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s youth center, he was shocked by what he learned—as are most people. An astounding 40% of the youth experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles are LGBT. Think about that for a moment. The CDC estimates that less than 3% of the population are gay or

Gay Stereotyping: “Bromosexual,” “Nomosexual”… Steam Room Stories Video

      I quite like these observations and pointed descriptions of men in the gay community. This video is a great conversation starter. What do you agree or don’t agree with? Bromosexual: A gay guy who over compensates because he is not comfortable with himself so he becomes a caricature of what he thinks

Dry Ice Bombs Video from The Slow Mo Guys

Rad. “Gav and Dan show you the catastrophic failure of a plastic bottle when pressure is building up from the inside. Please let us know if you see any bottle caps coming back down from orbit.” Video from The Slow Mo Guys

Watch Heklina on Hey Qween With Jonny McGovern | Video

Jonny McGovern interviews Heklina for Hey Qween. The new up and coming queens can learn A LOT from this one. Take notes ya’ll. Check it out below: Video from Hey Qween  


Growing Up Sikh & Gay | “When I Came Out, My Mum Thought I Was Becoming a Woman”

Get to know our international community. Pink News reports:   A Sikh man has opened up about his journey to reconciling his religion and sexuality, as a new toolkit aims to bridge the gap between the two. Children’s charity Bernardo’s announced the new toolkit today, with input from Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Sikh groups, among others.


Meet The Brave People Fighting Homophobia And Transphobia In Africa

Above image: “People describe me as a young, soft-spoken boy, but I have never hesitated to publicly express my sexual orientation.” — George, former model and leader of the LGBTI organization Out in Kenya, in the center of Nairobi. Kenya, May 2013.  And you thinking waiting in a ling line at Starbucks is brave. Meet the people fighting

Portlandia | Fake Family Emergency (Ft. Louis C.K.) | IFC

  Hilarity ensues. I kind of want Louis C.K. to fuck me gently with a chainsaw (that doesn’t make any sense, whatever, you don’t pay my bills). Watch this video and try not to laugh. Louis C.K. teaches Fred and Carrie his strategy for getting out of commitments. Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein and many more of


Hair Balls of the Day | The Beardy Dudes of Cirque Alfonse in Speedos

  Whenever I mention theses dudes, the Cirque Alfonse, on the site, everyone’s panties get wet. So, I thought this oughta knock you off your feet with this shot they shared on their Facebook Page. Follow and find out more about these guys on Facebook and at cirquealfonse.com BARBU Electro Trad Cabaret delves into the origins of the circus

Penis’ Flopping Everywhere in this Mount Olympus de Jan Fabre Une performance | Video

I’m just going to put this here for you to enjoy. “The show with 27 actors, dancers and performers, Jan Fabre delves to the roots of the Greek tragedies. He thinks that in these times of crisis and restriction, it is important to explore our mythical roots. Mount Olympus is interested in great Greek hero,

The Guys from “High On Life” Visit Bear Mountain Resort, Go Dirt Biking, & Have Spa Day | Video

The guys from the High On Life Youtube Channel always highly entertain me. Them being easy on the eyes doesn’t hurt either. Watching their videos always makes me want to drop whatever it is I’m doing and go for an adventure ASAP. Take me with you next time men! “We took a trip to Victoria to spend


BalletBoyz Return to the United States | The Joyce Theater, New York

The Boyz return to the United States with The Murmuring by Alexander Whitley and Mesmerics by Christopher Wheeldon. BalletBoyz is returning to the United States for more stunning, all-male dance performances. The show features two commissions from leading British choreographers: The Murmuring by Alexander Whitley and Mesmerics by Christopher Wheeldon. BalletBoyz will be performing at

The Science of Adrenaline | Video

Food for thought. When you get excited, you might feel the rush of adrenaline. Why does this chemical make us feel so strong and powerful? Video from Life Noggin

Sailor Gives His Boyfriend Big Wet Kiss After 255 Days at Sea Makes Navy History | Video

This makes me extremely happy. The first kiss after a long deployment at sea is surely sweet and memorable. But for what is believed to be a first for the Canadian Navy, that time-honoured tradition of the first kiss was between two men. CBC reports: There were loud cheers today when Master Seaman Francis Legare embraced

Gay Man in Sydney Assaulted Twice in One Night

‘I honestly thought I was going to die … I’ve never been so scared in my life,’ says Sydney man who suffered two beatings in one night’ Gay Star News: An Irish man now living in Australia was assaulted by the man who helped him home after he recovered consciousness from an earlier beating. Dylan

Short Film Shows Tragic Cost of Anti-Gay Bullying in Schools | Video

    Short film, Too Much, shows how the bullying of young LGBTI kids can have severe consequences. Made as part of the Iris Prize Outreach Education project 2014/2015, Too Much, focuses on how a young girl, ridiculed for her sexuality, is pushed into making a dire decision regarding her life. Gay Star News is a media

NYC Singer Brett Gleason is Kickstarting New Album | “Manifest” – An Album for Humanity

Above photo: Brett Gleason by Walt Cessna Singer/songwriter out of New York City, Brett Gleason, is creating music and you should lend a hand. “A ten song cycle about being Human on Earth. Is that you? MANIFEST = Sex + Death + Love + Time + Consciousness.” Brett’s Kickstarter reads: About this project Hey there! I’m here

“Why We Wake” | Depression Secretly Rampant within the Film Industry | Watch Short Film

Depression does not discriminate. We are born into a world in which we sometimes feel we don’t belong. In the midst of our search for purpose, the chaos of our waking mind wars with a subconscious hope for something more. “Every forty seconds – somewhere in the world – someone takes his or her own

One Couple’s Fight Against a Terminal Illness | Video

All life is precious. by Alexandra Sifferlin for Time  When he was just 43, David Adox, an account planner for a creative agency, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ALS—or Lou Gehrig’s disease, as it’s sometimes called—is a neurological disease that attacks the body’s nerves, causing weakness and disabilities. People with ALS lose the ability to move all

Should Beards be Banned in the Hospitality Industry? People Are Asking in Melbourne | Video

Should Beards be Banned in the Hospitality Industry? Our buddies at The Groomed Man Co. had this to say, “Beard hair is different to the hair on your head, and is less susceptible to breakage if you maintain and look after it with a grooming routine and a reputable beard oil product such as our


Accidental Bear Originals This Week: Cartoonist Justin Hall, Performer Harry Clayton-Wright, Male Escorts, Model Shoot…

What a fantastic, rad, and fucking tubular week of learning, entertainment and growth! No I wont stop cussing, because you’re not the boss of me! Here is a quick re-cap of Accidental Bear original content from the week! Be part of the ever-growing Accidental Bear Network and content creation by becoming a patron to my Patreon


San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Presents “Tales of Our City: Our Lives, Our Heroes” | Special Guest Armistead Maupin

  SAN FRANCISCO –  San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced the spring concert for Season 38: Expect The Unexpected – “Tales of Our City: Our Lives, Our Heroes” on April 14 – 15 at Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco). Performances are Thursday, April 14 at 8 p.m. and

Heartbeat Music Therapy Helps Parents Cope with Loss of Teen | Video

Wow, this is a powerful story. Brian Schreck, a music therapist at Cincinnati Children’s, helps patients and families dealing with a serious illness or end-of-life diagnosis cope and grieve through an innovative music therapy. Brian records a patient’s heartbeat and adds it to music that is meaningful to the patient and family members. The result

True Confessions with Zach Galifianakis, Bill Maher, & Jimmy Fallon | Video

  Love all three of these men. I want to be part of this men’d club! “Jimmy, Zach Galifianakis and Bill Maher play a game where they take turns confessing to a random fact, then interrogate each other to determine who was telling the truth.” Video from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Dan Savage Addresses the New Head of Kinsey Institute as “Distressing Bullshit” and We Agree

     Dan Savage writes for The Stranger: Some distressing bullshit to kick off the week: USA Today profiles the new head of the famed Kinsey Institute at Indiana University. The piece is sunny and upbeat but it’s packed with bad news for anyone interested in sex research and/or conducting sex research (particularly those conducting sex research


Beardy, Burly Cabaret & Circus Performers | Barbu: “It’s A Family Business”

  I’ve posted about Barbu in the past and they and their beards are always a big hit. They have jumped into my radar again this morning with this new feature at adelaidereview.com.au The fundamentals of Barbu are based on the cabaret and circus performers who Antoine saw as a child. “Big bearded guys doing circus stuff

Digital Pride is Coming in April 2016: The First Online, Global Pride Festival

Everything a Pride should be for everyone in the world. The LGBTI Pride movement is going fully online for the first time with a new global event – Digital Pride. Created by Gay Star News, the Digital Pride festival will start on 25 April with the main Pride day on 30 April. It will be the first Pride

Watch 6 School Kids Rap For LGBTI Equality and Cake

  School kids at Educate and Celebrate event inspire with equality rap This week Educate and Celebrate held a baking competition in the style of the popular BBC series Great British Bake-Off. Yet it wasn’t the stunning cakes that stole the show, one group of students had made a rap about LGBTI equality. You can see the

“Pee-wee’s Big Holiday” Official Full Trailer is Here | Watch Here

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 March 18, only on Netflix. Pee-wee’s Big Holiday stars Paul Reubens as the beloved fun-loving hero of TV, stage, and film, Pee-wee Herman. Reubens teams up with Judd

Musical Comedian of The Axis of Awesome Comes Out as Trans in Sweet Video

The Axis of Awesome‘s Jordan’s beard disappeared a year ago and they’ve received a lot of messages about its absence. Now The Axis of Awesome are ready to let you know the story behind that wayward facial hair. I must admit, these folks are new to me, but I am off to research now. My curiosity has

A Look Inside the Teenage Brain! | Why Are Teens So Moody? | by AsapSCIENCE

A look inside the teenage brain! Don’t be scared, it’s science. Video from AsapSCIENCE  

2016 Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival Lineup | Video

The Outfest Fusion Film Festival is a singular experience where LA’s diverse communities come together to celebrate LGBT people of color and amplify their voices through media images and storytelling. Outfest Fusion will be March 4 – 16, 2016 and will include Film Screenings, Filmmaker Q&A’s, Workshops and Master Classes, Industry Networking, and a One

Top Five Pairs of Sexy Underwear from Candyman by DanielXMiller | The Underwear Expert Valentines Day Edition

#Fluff The Underwear Expert is celebrating Valentine’s Day by counting down DanielXMiller’s top 5 pairs of underwear from the company Candyman. www.candymanfashion.com Video from The Underwear Expert

Conversations with Male Sex Workers, They’re Just Like You and Me | Video #DecriminalizeSexWork

Here is the first peek at a project I am working on, “Conversations with Male Sex Workers.” I am in the middle of interviewing and chatting with a dozen or so male sex workers for a short documentary I am putting together. There was one conversation I had that made me want to investigate further.

Valentine’s Day Advice From My Favorite Internet Studs | Watch Video

One of my favorite internet studs, Youtuber MBest11x, has some Valentine’s Day Advice for us. ‘Ladies’ want him, men want to be him. Video from MBest11x