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Dan Savage’s Amateur Dirty Movie Festival: HUMP! Kicks Off the 2nd Annual International Tour

Dan Savage’s Amateur Dirty Movie Festival: HUMP! Kicks Off the 2nd Annual International Tour

  Dan Savage, best known for his internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice column, Savage Love, and as the co-creator of the It Gets Better Project, decided in 2005 to challenge his Pacific NW readers to “get their hands dirty” and create good, old-fashion homemade porn. With no limits or stipulations the winning film shorts

Stonewall Young Writers’ Competition with Theme Relating Lives of LGBT People in the UK

Stonewall UK’s website states: Equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people in Britain has come a long way. From the lifting of the ban on LGB people in the military, to the law finally recognising trans people’s right to be themselves, right up to the first same-sex weddings taking place last year – a

Wankband | Stores Energy from “Self-Pleasuring” Motion to Power Electronic Devices | Video

From Pornhub press release: Pornhub Brings Pleasure to Mother Nature with the Launch of Wankband  New Wearable Tech Generates and Stores Energy from “Self-Pleasuring” Motion to Power Electronic Devices  (New York, N.Y.) Feb. 25, 2015 – Pornhub, the premiere online destination for adult entertainment, today announced the launch of Wankband, a revolutionary wearable technology that generates

The Phantom Roadmap to LGBT Discrimination by Matt Baume

I love Matt Baume’s mind! And is it wrong to wonder if he is a good kisser? “Scheming villains thirst to rollback the progress our nation has attained toward full LGBT equality. But, could they actually do it? Insidious laws like Arkansas’ innocent-sounding “Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act” (sb202) may provide the roadmap.” Say hi to

If Guy Best Friends Were Like Girl Besties, the Flip Side | Video

  Food for thought and cute guys to look at. The Flip Side is a series taking common social stereotypes and flipping them on their head. Video from Altermotion Pictures

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San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus presents “Passion” | Video Promo

This Spring, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus presents “Passion,” at Davies Symphony Hall. “Passion” is more than a concert; it’s a celebration of life. Sharing stories of passion as only amazing music can express them, the show crosses three different centuries, with three stunning premieres, capturing the passions that define us and bring us

Watch Conan O’Brien & Billy Eichner Join Grindr

Love this! ” …It looks like the base of a baby birch tree on fire down there…” CONAN Highlight: After conquering Tinder, Conan sets his sights on becoming the king of the gay hook-up app. Go behind the scenes of the Conan Grindr Remote. teamcoco.com

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Beardy Couple Bill & Brian Photographed by Adam Moco for Tryst Pics

BILL & BRIAN AGE — 32 & 29 LOCATION — TORONTO, ON CANADA ABOUT — MARKETING / PHOTOGRAPHER Photographer Adam Moco for Tryst Pic (trystpic.com)

3 Way Dance Bromance Plays Out on the Streets of London | Video By Bertil Nilsson

Director Bertil Nilsson’s three-way bromance plays out on the streets of London. Read the full story on NOWNESS: http://bit.ly/1vFjibI

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Accidental Bear Site is Looking for Interns, Contributors, Videographers, Event Photographers and More!

    Within the last 4 years Accidental Bear Website has seen amazing growth, the building of creative energy, domination of  the queer blog world, and the winning of Best Blog of the Year 2014 from World of Wonder Productions. Accidental Bear is bursting at the seams with amazing projects and looking for your help.  

Weird Al Yankovic in Video for Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s Tie the Knot Bow Ties | 2015 Collection Launched Today

  First off, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, stop being so cute. And secondly, love the new prints! Finally, a way to prevent every man’s nightmare. www.tietheknot.org With Al Yankovic, Mireille Enos, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Funny Or Die, Raising awareness and advocating for the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian Americans through art, fashion, and entertainment. Tie the Know on Facebook

The company of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play rehearses “Chart Hits” in post-apocalyptic Northern California in Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Photo by Kevin Berne.

“The Simpsons & Mr. Burns,” a Post-Electric Play | San Francisco at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater

A.C.T.’s press release states: Mr. Burns, a post-electric play spans almost a hundred years in a post-apocalyptic Northern California. In the first act, we meet a group of survivors who are furiously trying to recreate “Cape Feare,” the celebrated fifth-season episode of The Simpsons. This attempt to piece together the episode from memory is at the center

Anatomy of the Modern Lifting Bro by Bro Science Life | Video

“Bro Science #66: sit with the cool kids. ” Video by Bro Science Life Follow Bro Science Life on Facebook and Twitter

“Stop the Top Knot” | Drive By Haircuts by Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues

  We all know how I feel about the top-knot. “You’d think there were more pressing issues facing society at this moment in time…but no. DW&TSB have had enough of the douchey “top knot” hairstyle that has suddenly sprouted up out of nowhere, and figure that there’s only one way to stop the knot: DRIVE-BY

Australian Dads With Gay Sons Read “I Think I’m A Poof” | Video

Precious. Three Australian fathers with gay sons read “I Think I’m A Poof” – a little book with a big message. Available to purchase now at www.ithinkimapoof.com – with one dollar from each copy sold being donated to QLife, Australia’s first nationally-oriented youth helpline for LGBTI people. Written by Samuel Leighton-Dore (@samleightondore) Illustrated by Lucy

Can You Be Scared To Death? | New Asap Science Video

  Can you actually be scared to death? Food for thought. Video from AsapSCIENCE

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National Treasures |Portraits of LGBTI People Over 65 Exhibition Opens In Sydney

  Photographer Richard Hedger is opening his new exhibition, National Trasures, in Sydney next week. The exhibition will feature a collection of intimate portraits of LGBTI people over the age of 65. “We are born gay and we die gay,” says Hedger. “This project gave me the opportunity to meet and intimately portray a group

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Jamie Dornan Photographed by Mark Seliger

Fifty Shades of Grey actor Jamie Dornan photographed by Mark Seliger and styled by Dan May, for the February 2015 coverstory of Details magazine.

A preliminary drawing for Eagle Plaza on 12th Street shows trees, seating, and other amenities. Photo: Courtesy Gehl Studio

Gay Leather Park Planned For San Francisco in SOMA

Say what? Bay Area Reporter reports: A leather-themed public plaza would be built on the roadway outside the Eagle bar in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood under a proposal backed by the developer of a new mixed-use housing and retail development. The plan would turn a block of 12th Street, between Harrison and Bernice,

Type A vs. Type B Personalities | Video by Asap Thought

Food for thought. What is the science behind being Type A vs. Type B? Video from AsapTHOUGHT

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Why do Bakeries Have to Sell Gay Wedding Cakes? by Matt Baume

Food for thought. Um, or, cake for thought. Why do some bakeries have to sell gay wedding cakes, but they don’t have to sell cakes with homophobic slurs? And what’s REALLY at stake here? Unfurrow your confused brow with this Fireside Chat from Matt Baume. Video from Matt Baume

Loveball San Francisco | Re-imagination of Ball Culture Benefitting LGBTQ Non-profit

  The House Of Love Presents – Loveball San Francisco Edition A night of creative expression, love, and harmonious decadence, via a re-imagination of ball culture (Paris Is Burning), with proceeds going to the LGBTQ non-profit, Openhouse.  FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Where – Oasis 298 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114 When – Friday, February 27,

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Men.com Porn Models Talk About Their Worst Dates Ever Video #TeamBennettAnthony

But first, Bennett Anthony Accidental Bear loves you! “Single on Valentine’s Day? That’s better than a bad date! Watch Men.com models Mike de Marko, Colby Jansen, Bennett Anthony, Colt Rivers and Garrett Cooper talk about their worst dates ever.” Video from Men.com

Body Builder’s “Get Swoll” Music Video is Nuts #TinyDickSyndrome

  All I can think is little dick. Video from Rich Piana

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“Hard Decisions” | A New Gay Interactive Web Comedy Coming Soon! | Kickstarter

Check to this new amazing project, “Hard Decision,” by a handful of my buddies down in LA About this project What is a gay interactive web comedy? It’s a web series on YouTube, but at the end of each segment it gives you a decision to make. It looks a little something like this: KICKSTART

“American Diaper” an “American Sniper” Parody Video Starring Bradley Pooper

The story of an American credited with the most diaper changes in the history of diapers. Video from Brian Guest

Can Science Improve Your Sex Life? | Asap Science New Video

    Food for thought. A little science secret to spice things up in the bedroom! Video from AsapSCIENCE

How Alabama Marriage Equality Got So Messy: Marriage News Watch with Matt Baume

  “Things are finally settling down in Alabama. We’ll take a look at just how messy it got last week, and what happens now. Plus, Justice Ginsburg makes some pretty candid predictions for the Supreme Court’s upcoming marriage decision.” American Foundation for Equal Rights

Music Videos That Tell Our LGBT Story – Tom Goss Kickstarter

  Videos portraying the LGBT experience aren’t a priority of major labels. They are to me. I want to tell our story. Read More and Support Tom at kickstarter.com About this project How did you first hear about my music? I bet it was a video wasn’t it? These days, people don’t discover musicians without strong

“3 ERAS of GAY SEX in 3 Minutes” | Valentine’s Film Celebrates The History and Power of Gay Sex, Fetish & Cruising

An Original Three-minute Film by Leo Herrera Visually Spans The History of Homosensual Communication from Pre-Stonewall to Present Day   Leo Herrera, a NYC-based visual artist, filmmaker, writer and advocate with a focus on cataloging and presenting gay history, today announced his latest work “3 ERAS of GAY SEX in 3 Minutes” an original piece

Watch Gay Infomercial Introducing Boy Butter

Not sure why, but I all of the sudden crave corn on the cob and butter. Check out the world’s first gay informercial for Boy Butter Personal Lubricants starring Dean Monroe airing on TV in N. America 2015. Visit boybutter.com for more info and purchase. Video from Boy Butter

Daily Testosterone | What is the Best Pre-Workout? by Bro Science Life

I can’t help but to be entertained by this guy. He’s great to look at, not taking himself too serious, and did I say he is great to look at? Video from Bro Science Life

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Venfield 8 Released New Limited Edition Zine/Book “Object Weapon” Feat. Jon Galt & Vic Rocco

Mysterious and controversial photographer Venfield 8, that has brought us candy covered sticky hairy asses in his series Candy Ass , Bear Hill, “An homage to the iconic Bear Pond, by Bruce Weber ensued, only this time, featuring stunning young “bears” as models,” has a new release!  Issue One: DUO featuring Jon Galt & Vic Rocco is Venfield 8’s

“This Town” Ep 2 | Bevan Dufty, SF Homeless, Exciting New Programs and Hope

  I really feel as if this is one of the most important, if not the most important interview I have ever done. After being disturbed at what I have been seeing on the streets of San Francisco lately, increased violence, and what appears to be an increase in the homeless, which I know must

Ukrainian Ballet “Bad Boy” Performs to “Take Me to Church” Directed by David LaChapelle

Phenomenal and sexy, Ukrainian ballet “bad boy” Sergei Polunin, improvised dance to “Take Me To Church” by Hozier Directed by David LaChapelle |  David LaChapelle Studio

Be my Valentine – Steam Room Stories Video

You have a secret admirer – US! Be our Valentine! http://www.SteamRoomStories.com Video from Steam Room Stories

Who’s Trying to Stop Alabama Marriage Now? | Marriage News Watch | Feb 9

Marriage starts today in Alabama, and the usual suspects are still trying to figure out some way to stop it. Nebraska accidentally passed a bill that will recognize gay and lesbian couples, but only when they’re carrying a concealed firearm. And we’re on a fast track for rulings in several southern states. Video from American Foundation

A New Colby Keller’s Package & Poetry – “At The Window”

  It’s so cute Colby Keller reads and makes these video just for me! #notreally Colby’s package is poetry. Artist, blogger and adult film star, Colby Keller takes you on a calming journey into his soul. He’s not only passionate about his #iseepenis tags, but his also passionate about poetry. Today’s episode he recites “At

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Larry Kramer to Be Honored by Gay Men’s Health Crisis

By PATRICK HEALY for the New York Times: Larry Kramer and Gay Men’s Health Crisis are coming full circle. The volunteer AIDS organization, which grew out of a gathering in Mr. Kramer’s living room in 1982, but whose leaders ousted him the next year due to his confrontational tactics for drawing attention to the epidemic, will honor him at

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“Tonight It’s Me” – Sexy Gay Short Film About Gay Hustler and Transwoman is Getting a Sequel | Video

  A hustler and a trans woman randomly meet up for a late night tryst — both get more than they bargained for. I agree with what  Big Gay Picture Show had to say about this news below: “Unfortunately we found it a bit too late to help with the crowdfunding for a possible sequel, as a

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