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Crocheted Food Hats, They’re All the Rage

Crocheted Food Hats, They’re All the Rage

It’s all the rage! This is some serious commitment and talent going on here from Phil Ferguson from Melbourne who says, “Makes art, makes friends.” Follow him on Instagram and see much more!

Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” as a Piano Ballad for Cancer Awareness

  Criss Angel directs video for Twisted Sister song to raise awareness for magician’s charity. Surprisingly emotional. Dee Snider has transformed Twisted Sister‘s rebellious Eighties anthem “We’re Not Gonna Take It” into a thoughtful piano ballad to help raise awareness for Criss Angel’s HELP (Heal Every Life Possible) charity. “Dee and I have known each other since the

“Pairs Project” Annual Magazine | No Make-Up, No Models, No Hair, No Digital, No Post Production, No Advertising, No Credits…

  “Pairs Project is an upcoming annual magazine com culture almanac. With a strict photography code taking inspiration from the filmmaking in adherence with Dogme ’95 taking out the saturated fats in fashion. It offers a new take on what’s happening now rather than looking to the future and waiting for trends to be confirmed while

100 Layers of Melted Chocolate Spread on Body Challenge | Watch Video

#ForShitsAndGiggles Why oh why? That poor chocolate. Please don’t waist all of this chocolate, mail it to me instead. Video lorenzo and pedro

Trans Men Explain Male Privilege in New Video

Some people still don’t think male privilege exists. So mtv braless talked to five transgender men who have experienced life on both sides of the gender divide. And they can all confirm that life is pretty different when everyone sees you as a man. Video from mtv braless


Week’s Mentionables Video: New Music, Naked Trump, Julie Ruin, Tegan and Sara, Asaf Avidan, Bottle Boys… and More!

Mentionables! Some things that may have passed by you this week while you were at your cubicle pushing papers at work! Featured: Bondi Hipsters, Asaf Avidan, Frankmusik, Tenderfoot, Tegan and Sara, Prinze George, The Julie Ruin, Titan, Bottle Boys, Naked Trump Statue and more! If you enjoy my videos and want to throw down a

Check Out Awesome Drone Video from P-Town’s Carnival 2016: Back to the 80s!

  Carnival 2016: Back to the 80’s It’s Carnival 2016: Back to the 80s! FOR FUN leave a comment with what city/state (or country) you live in so we can see how far this video travels. Check out Droning Provincetown for more aerial films. Many more to come this year! Video from Droning Provincetown Follow on Facebook

Artist Behind Naked Trump Statues “The Emperor Has No Balls” | Video

Taking the internet by storm today are these naked Trump statues popping up in NYC, San Francisco, Hollywood,  Cleveland, and Seattle so far. The project is called “The Emperor Has No Balls”and created by the artist that goes by “Ginger.” More info at thisisindecline.com Artist: Ginger   Someone responded on my Facebook feed with an image of


“El Canto Del Colibri” | Latino Immigrant Fathers Discussing Acceptance of Their LGBTQ Children | Watch Trailer

    San Francisco, CA — Marco Castro-Bojorquez’s Award-Winning Documentary EL CANTO DEL COLIBRI wrapped up its major festival tour at Outfest, the Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival last month, with Tony Award Winner Sara Ramirez, a proud advocate of the LGBTQ community who portrays lesbian Callie Torres on ABC’s GREY’S ANATOMY, introducing the film.

Best Beard Style for Face Shape | Watch Video

  The more you know… “How do you find just the right beard style for your face? Fear not, beardsmen – Clayton is here to help, and it’s all about the face shape.” Video from Beardbrand

Is The Internet a Public Place? | PBS Idea Channel Video

Hot damn smart people are sexy! Watch video for proof. “Why you CAN’T say whatever you want on the web….” PBS Idea Channel

Naked Swamp Wrestling, Welcome To Finland | Watch Video

Well, I know that title got your attention. I just came across this Youtube Channel called Timo Wilderness and it’s a shit ton of fun. “Finland – The land of a gazillion swamps, swamp wrestling matches and swamp mummies.” Finland has the highest proportion of wetlands in the world. There’s at least ten words for swamp in

Hipster Cafe with the Theme “We’re Closed” is the Hippest | Video

I want to put these two inside a s’mores and eat them alive (not in a cannibal way though). Dom and Adrian have opened the most hipster cafe in the world, serving the most hipster coffees in the world. Video from Van Vuuren Bros

Chubbies Shorts Wants to Add Men’s Synchronized Swimming to the Olympics | Video

Seriously though… Video from Chubbies Shorts


Provincetown Carnival Week is “Back to the 80s” | Put Adam’s Nest on Your to Do List

With this year’s Provincetown Carnival theme being “Back to the 80s”, it seemed the only thing to do were the old Gran Fury t’s that were omnipresent during the early days of Act Up.  The message resonates as strongly now as then. In addition to these Adam’s Nest have added their “HIV÷”, “FRANKIE SAY GET PrEP”, and “This


Christian Groups Handing Out Creepy ‘Gay Cure’ Comics to Children

Don’t these people have jobs? Stop focusing so much on my dick and where it goes Christians, it’s creeping me out. Pink News reports: A Christian group has amended the Bible with comic books that support ‘gay cure’ therapy – and they’re giving them out to children. The American Family Association, which is strongly opposed to

People Take Acid and Build IKEA Furniture | Watch Video

This sounds nightmarish. #stoopid Giancarlo and Nicole try to build an Ikea dresser after both taking LSD. The acid complicates an already difficult task, but after hours of false starts, laughter and deep introspection, they just might be able to work together and finally complete “Step 1.” Video from Hikea Productions

Badass Grandma… Stealing Your Man Since 1928

Nothing to see here except for badass grandma. Do yourself a favor and follow her on Instagram

Why Outing Olympic Athletes on Grindr is Not a Good Idea | Video by Matt Baume

Set it straight Matt! I mean gaywardly forward. “Shocking news: gay people are having sex at the Olympics. And now a reporter has outed some of them — with potentially serious consequences, since some may face persecution back home. Is there any chance we can turn this into an opportunity to do some good, by


Gay Olympian From ‘Very Homophobic’ Tonga, Slams Article Outing Gay Olympic Athletes Using Grindr

What a complete asshole move Daily Beast. I hope you suffer from the backlash you are getting! Via thegailygrind.com Openly gay Tongan athlete Amini Fonua issued a sharp condemnation on Thursday to a horribly irresponsible and exploitative Daily Beast story on athletes’ use of sex apps in Rio that might have outed gay athletes. Fonua, an


How The Deaf And Queer Communities Are Tackling Oppression Together

What a great feature from theestablishment.co: If you frequent queer spaces in certain cities, you may have noticed social media posts and flyers advertising American Sign Language (ASL) classes targeted towards queer and trans people. The casual observer may write these classes off as a curious but incidental pairing of two communities. Yet, these classes are

How Not To Get Stuck In Traffic Scientifically | ASAP Science Video

Some tips on how to minimize traffic, or something like that. Oh, and it’s an ad for Toyota too. Video from AsapSCIENCE

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San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus To Perform For United States Navy’s Naming Ceremony Honoring Harvey Milk

Photo Credit: Gareth Gooch SAN FRANCISCO (August 9, 2016) – The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, SFGMC Artistic Director, announced today that the Chorus will perform the National Anthem at the celebrated USNS Harvey Milk Naming Ceremony on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 2:00PM, held by the United States Navy. The event will take place on Treasure


Flula Serenades Michael Phelps & It’s as Odd & Funny as You Would Think | Video

“Michael I am so glad you did Enjoying my Dope Serenading!” Flula


Evicted Tenants Fear For Future of Keith Haring Mural

  In 1983 or 1984, legendary graffiti artist Keith Haring painted a mural that winds through three floors of the Grace House, a rental building owned by the Church of the Ascension parish in Morningside Heights, New York City. Photo credit: DNAinfo.com/Ben Fractenberg DNA info reports: In the early 1980s, legendary street artist Keith Haring painted a

Magnitude Party Promo Video Has A Variety of Flavors to Quench Your Thirst | Folsom Street Events

Check out the playful promo video for Magnitude Party hosted by Folsom Street Events  Saturday, September 24 at 9 PM – 4 AM Sep 24 at 9 PM to Sep 25 at 4 AM Written, Produced, Directed and Edited by Andy Bydalek (andybydalek.com). Co-Produced by Jed Bell. Starring Shannon Amitin, Joseph Barajas, Michael Tempesta and Scott Upper. Video from Folsom Street


“Hawaiian Lions” |The Lana’i Cat Sanctuary Is a Hawaiian Paradise | Video

Dude, did you know that there is a Cat Sanctuary on Lanai, Hawaii? Now you do. “The sanctuary is home to almost 500 cats (495 to be precise) and visitors are free to pet them all, providing they have a long enough vacation of course! Located on the small Hawaiian island of Lanai, the sanctuary covers

Coffee House Chronicles | Episode 9: “Seeking Same” #Ginger #Bait

The ninth episode of the web series Coffee House Chronicles, the Season 1 finale, has been released on YouTube. “Seeking Same” is the story of a gay man (Luis Selgas) who, at the urging of his straight roommates (Alex Genther, Dalila Ali Rajah), goes out with a handsome stranger he meets on an Internet hookup site (Max Emerson), only to be


Let’s Not Forget Brazilian LGBT Issues During Rio Olympics Coverage

Let’s not forget while we are busy bulge watching this Olympic Season, that life for our LGBT family do not have it easy in Brazil. GLAAD reports: As the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio this week, GLAAD is calling on media outlets to include the many issues facing the LGBT community in Brazil while reporting

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Inspiration | Wrestler Nicolai Ceban from Moldova is Steaming Up the Internet

Moldovan Wrestler Nicolai Ceban is inspiring us all different reasons at this years Olympics in Rio. At 6’1″ and 210lb, Ceban has already won Olympic gold and is ranked number 11 in the world. Somebody please give him a modeling contract ASAP, we will require a lot more of him in our newsfeed. Find out more


One Iowa Hosts Second Annual LGBT Senior Summit

  kcci.com reports: One Iowa, the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization, hosted its second annual senior summit at Grand View University Student Center on Saturday. Approximately 150 LGBT seniors, allies and service providers attended the summit to connect and learn about the challenges and opportunities LGBT people face as they age. Organizers said


Inspiration |Marine Redmond Ramos Conquers Life After Losing Leg in Afghanistan

Need a little inspiration to get your ass up off the couch and start living life? Here you go. Meet Redmond Ramos aka Doc Peg Leg Red. Redmond Ramos calls the day a roadside bomb in Afghanistan took his left leg below the knee the best day of his life. “After stepping on an IED in


Uganda Pride 2016 Postponed After Police Harass and Detain Participants

ACTIVISTS UNLAWFULLY DETAINED AND MISTREATED AS POLICE RAID 2016 PRIDE CELEBRATION IN KAMPALA “Again and again, Ugandan authorities show that they have no regard for basic human rights of LGBTIQ people and that they will even violate the Ugandan constitution in order to stop LGBTIQ people from exercising those basic rights.” – Maria Sjodin, Deputy

Ellen Page Talks with With Pulse Survivors in Upcoming Episode of “GAYCATION – Orlando”

In this special presentation from Gaycation, Ellen Page and pal Ian Daniel travel to Orlando in the wake of the massacre at Pulse nightclub and talk with survivors. GAYCATION: Orlando airs Wednesday, August 24th at 10P on VICELAND. Find your channel HERE Video from VICELAND

Comedians Discuss How They Feel About The Rio Summer Olympics

Do gays care about the Olympics? Comedians Claudia Cogan and Josh Zepps gab about all things Rio Olympics 2016 for Logo Tv. Will you be watching the games this year? What appeals to you about the games? Bulges? The sport? The patriotism?  

Sexy Promo Video for “Beardlandia” Promises Portland Will be the Place to be Oct 7th – 9th

Pogonophile √ Love of Portland √ This looks extremely promising √ Join Beardlandia Portland this Columbus Day weekend for Beardlandia! A fun beardy weekend of events showcasing what Portland and its community have to offer. Find all info here on the event’s FACEBOOK PAGE

Jimmy Fallon & Jonah Hill Draw a Nude Model | Video

I could whatch Jimmy Fallon do just about anything and it makes me happy. Jonah, you’re totally working that beard and your hot-o-meter just went way up. Video The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

“Orlando: Gays vs. Guns” | New Video from FCKH8

“Armed with a new F-bomb-filled viral video campaign attacking pro-gun Republicans who have blocked assault weapons bans and gun control measures that could have prevented the largest mass shooting in US history, Orlando’s LGBT community and shooting survivors have come together personally vowing to make an assault weapons ban an issue in swing-state Florida this

Gay & Bears Are Super Hot Right Now |Put a Gay Bear on the California Flag

Cute, campy, handsome, fun…. I’m sure you have all seen this by now, but for those who step away from wifi from time to time, check this out. The California grizzly has been extinct for nearly a century. Which means the California flag is kind of a lie. Watch as a few California archetypes suggest

“DTLA Proud” Kicks Off First Annual Community Driven LGBTQ Event on Sunday August 7th

The Festival Will Tap into Downtown L.A.’s Diverse Mix of Talent, Community Groups and Local Businesses Los Angeles, Calif. — The recent revitalization of Downtown L.A. has been well documented, thanks in large part to the explosive growth in world-class restaurants, bars, entertainment venues and galleries. More importantly, there has been an unprecedented influx of