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Drag Race Winner Violet Chachki Reveals All In ‘Kiss & Tell’ Burlesque Tour

Drag Race Winner Violet Chachki Reveals All In ‘Kiss & Tell’ Burlesque Tour

Drag Race Winner Violet Chachki Reveals All In ‘KISS & TELL’ Nationwide Burlesque Tour Launching November 5 In NYC  Violet Chachki, the reigning queen of RuPaul’s Drag Race, is taking her love of burlesque on the road this fall in Kiss & Tell, her new nationwide tour presented by Live Nation and Producer Entertainment Group.  An accomplished


“Obfleshion” Walking Dead Fragrance | Watch Spooky Comercial

Watch Harry Judd star in NOW TV’s ‘Obfleshion, Eau de Walker’ fragrance advert ahead of Season 6 of the Walking Dead, which starts 9pm 12 October on FOX, available on NOW TV.


SF Gay Men’s Chorus Welcomes Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi to “Crescendo Turns 10!” | Oct 11th

SFGMC To Honor Pelosi With Human Rights Champion Award SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) is proud to announce Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader as the recipient of SFGMC’s Human Rights Champion Award, to be given during SFGMC’s upcoming Crescendo Turns 10! gala on Sunday, October 11 from 12pm – 3pm at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco (600

Big Men, Little Houses | This WILL Make You Happy | Video

If you are having no luck gaining the muscle mass you desire, change your environment around you. For added fun follow these guys on Instagram Video from TVNorge   Thanks for tip Paul K

Billy Eichner Adds Another Letter To LGBTQ | The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Video

The hilarious and handsome Billy Eichner wants to add a new letter to LGBTQ… P for probably. I need to meet Billy ASAP! Video from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert A bonus treat below. Having trouble sleeping? Let the star of “Billy On The Street” and “Difficult People” lull you into dreamland.

Tom Hiddleston Rallies For More Male Nudity on The Graham Norton Show | Video

Star of Crimson Peak Tom Hiddleston addresses equality and sexuality in films. Video from The Graham Norton Show

Bryan Hawn Adds Sexy and Humor to Miley Cyrus’ “Pablow the Blowfish” | Video

I was just saying the other day that Miley Cyrus’ “Pablow the Blowfish” live version is one of my favorite songs of the year. At Folsom Street Fair this year I had the chance to meet Bryan Hawn and I have to report he’s a really sweet guy. Sorry haters, you lose. So this morning as my eyes

“Moments of America CA” | Short Salty Sexy Video Not Letting Summer Go

Featured in video: Ivan Nutikov & Nusrulla. Follow these 2 on Instagram for a guaranteed good time! They shot this fun video while visiting Los Angeles from their hometown in Russia. A photo posted by Nusrulla (@nusrulla_s) on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:48am PDT Video from Stas Ryzhkov

Brian Sims Announces Campaign for Congress | Video #TeamBrianSims

Accidental Bear 100% support Brian Sims. “At its core the American story is a quest for justice. Its first scene written right here in Philadelphia. Its chapters are many, and each yielded a stronger definition of justice. It’s a quest that continues today. We face blatant racism on the presidential stage, hatred spun as faith, discrimination


Fired Gay Vatican Insider: More than 50% of Priests are Gay

Above: David Berger Openly gay Vatican theologist David Berger says being gay is an important apparatus of power inside the papal state Gay Star News reports: German theologist found that employing gay priests “works exceptionally well” for the Catholic Church — because guilt makes for better priests. Speaking with German magazine Stern, David Berger said, “It’s down to homosexuality being


Apple Wearable Tech: Patent Would Put a Ring on It | Video

Apple has designed a smart ring, which could be the next piece of wearable tech from the Apple Watch maker. The patent application known as “Devices and methods for a ring computing device” published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, discloses that it carries the description of an advanced ring-style wearable that will depend

Tim Cook Receives the HRC Visibility Award | Video

Apple CEO Tim Cook, publicly came out in 2014, was presented the Visibility Award at the 2015 HRC National Dinner. #NationalDinner www.HRC.org


ISIS Throw 4 More Gay Men to Their Deaths and Proudly Take Pics

People need to know that this is happening in our world today! Killing gay people for sport.   Islamic State (ISIS) militants executed four more gay men in Iraq over the weekend. Two young men were thrown off the roof a building in Mosul under the pretext they were a gay couple. ‘On Sunday afternoon, Daesh called on


San Francisco’s Last Gun Store is Closing

San Francisco -— The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city’s political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to its business. “It’s with tremendous sadness and regret that I have to announce we are closing our shop,” High Bridge Arms manager Steve Alcairo

#SpiritDay is Oct 15th! Sometimes the Smallest Thing Can Mean the World | Video

LGBT youth are bullied at much higher rates than other students. Let’s show them they’re not alone and stand against bullying by going purple this Oct 15th.  Take the pledge today!   I was thrilled when GLAAD approached me to make a short animation to get the word out about Spirit Day 2015, the day

Laverne Cox introduces Sarah Kate Ellis at GLAAD awards

GLAAD Announced They Will Be Expanding to the UK

  LGBT media organisation GLAAD has announced the launch of a UK operation as part of its growing global work. GLAAD, the not-for-profit organisation aimed at promoting LGBT diversity in media, is launching a UK-based operation to support LGBT voices around the world. The group regularly releases reports holding US broadcasters to account and monitoring diversity, as well as speaking out


Vatican Plays Down Pope’s Kim Davis Meeting While Revealing Private Meeting with Same-Sex Couple

  WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 2, 2015 — The Vatican is distancing itself from a meeting the Pope had with anti-LGBTQ Kentucky clerk Kim Davis. The Holy See has also revealed that Pope Francis met with a same-sex couple while on his recent visit to Washington. “As a Catholic I’m glad that the Pope is distancing himself from what

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Getting the Bottom of Jake Gyllenhaal’s Height on Conan | Video

  Why? Because Jake Gyllenhaal, that’s why! CONAN Highlight: At long last, Conan & Starlee solve one of the great riddles of our time: exactly how tall is Jake Gyllenhaal anyway? Video by Team Coco

Kim Davis Met The Pope On Pope-Meet.com | Funny or Die Video

  “Pope-Meet is an exciting new app that sets up everyday people with a one-on-one meeting with Pope Francis, whether they deserve it or not.” Funnyordie.com Kim Davis Met The Pope On Pope-Meet.com from Funny Or Die  


Accidental Bear Will Attend and Cover Stargayzer Music Festival in Austin, TX | Oct 15-17

 We are excited to announce that Accidental Bear’s Mike Enders will be attending the 2nd Stargayzer Music festival in Austin, TX on Oct 15 – 17. Mike will be documenting his festival experience through video, photographs, and performer interviews. While in Austin Mike will also hit the sites and be filming Austin Queer Travel Segment

Alaska Bear Chews Up Kayak, He Don’t Care | Video

Youtuber Mary Maley posted this video of a bear destroying her kayak in Alaska and unfazed by her please to stop.

Spaniards Are Confronted With Homophobia & Their Reaction | Video #ConLaVozBienAlta #SpeakUpLoud

Spain’s State Federation of Lesbian, Gays Transsexuals and Bisexuals (FELGTB) shows what happens when everyday Spaniards are confronted with homophobia. This video is surprisingly touching. “One street. One couple. Four cameras. And one simple question… Discover what is happening in our country day after day. Are you going to raise your voice to stop it?”


Graham Norton Thinks ‘Gay Men My Age (52) Don’t Want to Date Someone Their Age’

Hmm what do you think about this? ‘I feel like I’ve failed because by the time you’re my age, you really should be settled’ GayStarNews reports: Graham Norton has lamented that he will be ‘single forever’ because gay men his age only want to date younger guys. The Irish talk show host – who split


16 Year Old Trans Boy Dies by Suicide in Wisconsin

‘I am not a sob story, do not turn me into one’ Gaystarnews reports A 16-year-old transgender boy from Wisconsin died by suicide on Monday (28 September) after losing his battle with depression. According to his obituary, Skylar Lee was a junior at Madison West High School as well as an active member of the city’s gay-straight alliance,


California Man Accused of keeping 12 Male Sex Slaves he Hunted for on Grindr

‘They were forced to have sex with him in big large groups’ GayStarNews reports: A Californian man has been accused of housing 12 male runaways in exchange for sex and branding them with tattoos of his name. Sean Crumpler, 48, appeared in court Monday (28 September) on a dozen counts related to sex trafficking, including one count

“The Modern Fundamentalist” – Kim Davis Parody Video

  The Modern Fundamentalist – Kim Davis Parody Starring RENA STROBER Directed by RICHARD KRAFT Co-Director and Producer TAMELA D’AMICO Cinematography and Editing JENNIFER NICOLE STANG Post Production Supervisor ROBIN DAUGHERTY Makeup JEN ASPINALL, NINA PORT Green Screen TOMMY PHILLIPS “Modern Fundamentalist” Lyrics by JAMES F. TRUMM Produced and Arranged by JEFF HOEPPNER Vocals by

<> on March 17, 2015 in New York City.

NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade Drops Ban on Gay Groups

Wow, I don’t think I knew about the ban on gay groups from the St Patrick’s Parade in NYC. It’s another obstacle that marriage equality didn’t clear up all by itself. Pink News has reported: The New York St Patrick’s Day parade will allow an LGBT contingent to march under their own banner for the

“I’m Gay, White & Racist” | Psychotherapist Matthew J. Dempsey Deals with His Own Demons in New Video

Here is a mirror. Look at it. “Growing up gay and feeling like an outlier for most of my life easily lends itself to greater empathy for others who’ve felt the same. My experience also lends itself to the illusion that I couldn’t possibly continue discriminating against others, including people of color. Watch my latest


Dating Apps Fire Back at Billboards Linking STD Spread

  Los Angeles (AP) — An AIDS health care group is defending an ad campaign in Los Angeles that links popular dating apps with the spread of sexual transmitted diseases. The AIDS healthcare Foundation targets Tinder, a location-based dating app and Grindr, a similar site for gay men, in billboards and bus benches that are aimed at reminding users about the risks of

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Nose Hair Trimming Tips | Beardbrand Video

  Being a man means having unruly nose hairs. Unless you are blessed with smooth a baby bottom nostrils. Video by Beardbrand “Jeff Buoncristiano takes us through his mustache and nose hair trimming routine. How to get the perfect line between the nose and mustache and keep those pesky hairs at bay. The best device to

A Video Glimpse into this Year’s Folsom Street Fair | Public Flogging, Nudity, Kink, & Community

The things you see at Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco. The World’s Largest Leather Fair. www.folsomstreetfair.com See all of my photos from this day HERE Video filmed and edited by Mike Enders NSFW


Men, Leather, Kink & Skin Galore at Folsom Street Fair 2015 | Loads of NSFW Photos

A little bit of what my eyes saw at yesterday’s Folsom Street Fair, The Worlds Largest Leather Event held annually in San Francisco, CA. www.folsomstreetfair.com All photos by Mike Enders. “I’m not a photographer. I just like taking photographs.” Photographer  Dusti Cunningham above.  Find Yarness at yarness.me     Find Yarness at yarness.me  Avan Lava | Find on Facebook    Pansy Division | pansydivision.com

These LGBT Homeless People the Pope Refused to Visit | Video

Food for thought. Pink News Reports: New York’s Ali Forney Centre took out an open letter to the Pope in the New York Times last April, inviting him to see for himself the harm done by Catholic anti-gay doctrine on his US tour that took place this month. The centre invited the Pontiff  “to meet our abandoned

Catholicism For Homosexuals With Andrew Sullivan for Stephen Colbert | Video

“There are certain rules to being both Catholic and gay. Let Andrew Sullivan explain.” Video from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert


Shuts Down Russian LGBTI Youth Group, Bounces Back Bigger Than Ever

The Russian government has tried everything to shut down a LGBTI youth group from fining the founder to trashing it in the press, and last week they probably thought they had finally won. The media watchdog had forced VK, the Russian version of Facebook, to officially ban Children 404 – one of the only support

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WTF of the Day | Guy with Cornrows, Eating Corn on the Cob, Listening to Korn | Video

  Nothing to see here. Just a guy with cornrows, eating corn on the cob, listening to Korn. Too good not to share. Video by Aaron Gocs

The Gay Beards Share Their Boyfriend Application Requirements |Video

These all seem normal-ish. The Gay Beards report to us, “This week we are sharing the ridiculous list of requirements to be our boyfriends! Will our future husbands be black belts? Will they fight to the death and defend our honor in Hunger Games? Tune in to find out what it takes to make the cut!

Boyfriends Laugh-Spit Water on Each Other in Amy Schumer Challenge and It’s Cute | Video

  So dumb and so enjoyable. My favorite combo. Video by PK Creedon “Boyfriends decide to do their own version of the Innuendo Bingo Challenge! Gotta love Amy Schumer!”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Sings “Bitch Better Have My Money” With Jimmy Fallon & His Barbershop Quartet

  The Ragtime Gals sing a barbershop quartet version of “Bitch Better Have My Money” with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Video from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Max Emerson Shares “Not Enough” Featuring Tom Goss to Promote Film about LGBT Homeless Youth

  Max Emerson asks, “Please visit my new crowd-funding to make a film about LGBT homeless youth, where half the profits will go to charities related to the cause!” FIND PROJECT HERE Music- Tom Goss and Max Emerson DP- Brendan Merrill AD- Abram Hodgens Editing- Max Emerson and Paul Alley