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Watch “Heklina” the Documentary: In Search of Himself

Watch “Heklina” the Documentary: In Search of Himself

“This documentary profiles Heklina, who is the founder and hostess of Trannyshack, currently San Francisco’s longest-running drag show. Performing since 1996, she appears in local theater (including parodies of the popular television shows: Sex in the City, Golden Girls, and Roseanne). In addition to Trannyshack, she also produces and hosts Daytime Realness and gay pride activities. From her

New Music: Shannon and the Clams – “Rat House” Official Video

  You need to know about Shannon and the Clams! We recently caught her when she performed with Hunx & his Punx in San Francisco, and her powerhouse voice and stage presence blew us away, leaving us wanting more! A drumming gorilla, asphalt-shredding weirdos, fried chicken, and lots and lots of glitter–behold “Rat House,” the first

Imperial Barber Prison Photo Campaign is Kinda Smokin’ Hot!

So what if I do have prison fantasies! What respectable gay guy doesn’t? This new campaign from Imperial Barber Products, fulfills our visual needs. Perv comments aside, Imperial Barber Products are some of my favorites out there. We get asked often to feature men’s products, but remain extremely selective. Imperial Barber Products get a green light every

Pixies Are Back! Watch New Video for “What Goes Boom”

  Well slap my ass and call me Judy, this makes me happy! Pixies are back with a new video for their EP-1 track “What Goes Boom”. Directed by Jonathan Furmanski and Matthew Galkin, it’s a series of serene landscape images followed by, you guessed it, a sudden explosion. Check it out below via NPR. The directors shared this (spoiler-filled) bit of information


Singer Woodkid Collaborates with Still Good Clothing

“Kindled Spirits–After a chance introduction, Still Good finds a design partner in French producer, singer-songwriter and genuine fan of the label, Woodkid. Creating a limited edition set of t-shirts, the collaboration produces one with an all-over marble numeric print and another with a silk print featuring Woodkid’s personal keys logo. Bringing their philosophies together, the t-shirts represent a basic identity

Men’s Grooming Lounge – Razor Tales: Video by Made Man

  “The Grooming Lounge is one of the pioneers in men’s grooming since 1999. Find out more about the company as Razor Tales takes you behind-the-scenes.” This video is part of Made Man’s celebration as proud partners of Movember. For more of their Movember-inspired programming and events, check out Mo Central at http://www.mademan.com/movember. Video by Made Man


Sexy Art in Motion: Check Out Newest Party Promo for Australia’s Party TROUGH X : XII

  As always, our favorite party promo videos from Australia’s TROUGH X: XII, gives us sexy screenshots for days and dirty thoughts for later. TROUGH X: XII Facebook Event Page Here VIDEO Art Direction: Nik Dimopoulos Photography / DOP: Christos Kapralos Music: DAF (Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft) – The Gun

How to Use a Public Restroom Music Video

  You thought you knew, until now. Video by schmoyoho

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Bright Light Bright Light – “In Your Care” Music Video

  Adorable singer Rod Thomas of Bright Light Bright Light, writes on their Facebook page: “I’m very happy to finally share the ‘In Your Care’ official video! A little clip about loving a city and loving a family.” Rod Thomas, you soothe my soul. See Bright Light Bright Light live in San Francisco on December 5th at the Cafe du


Orchid And Hound’s New Video for “Go On” Will Haunt You & Give You a Woody! Watch Here

Or possibly a haunting woody! “Orchid and Hound is comprised of 26 year old John Constantine and Lawrence Alarcon. The two met in opera class at a Los Angeles arts high school, fell in love, moved up to San Francisco, fell out of love… and formed a band. They gigged around California, had the opportunity


Middle Earth Is Closer Than You Think In Air New Zealand Promo: Watch Video

  Here in Middle-earth, everyday tasks can reveal out of this world surprises and before you know it everything can turn a bit Hobbit-shaped. Take a look for yourself. Watch and be in to win tickets for two to the World-wide premiere of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in LA, with Air New Zealand. Go to http://www.theflyingsocialnetwork.com… You and a friend could

Cutie-Pa-Tootie Dancing in His Undies: Harbour City Bears Promote Bear Essentials Events Down Under

  Well done Bears. In 2014 the Harbour City Bears is bringing back all your favourite Bear Essentials events, including: Underbear, Wet Furr, Press Paws and Mega Furry Friday.  Plus we have plenty of excursions around Sydney Harbour and in greater Sydney, a movie night, pub socials and so much more. We have packed a

New Music: Young Galaxy – “Crying My Heart Out” Video

The official music video for Young Galaxy’s “Crying My Heart Out” from their album Ultramarine. Download the album on iTunes HERE Find Young Galaxy on FACEBOOK

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Beard King, Model Ricki Hall for Wear and Tear

  Model: Ricki Hall Photographer:  Luis Monteiro For the October 2013 issue of Men’s Health.


Jesse Tyler Ferguson and George Takei in Gay Bachelor Show: Watch Video

  I call this a read! The reality tv show gets a new spin when one gay man looks for love in a mansion filled with lots of other gay men looking for love. With Jesse Tyler Ferguson, George Takei, Lance Bass, Scott Fujita, more » The First Gay Bachelor with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and George Takei from Jesse Tyler


Age is Just a Number! Bernhard Willhelm SS14 Lookbook

We applaud you for your model choice Bernhard Willhelm! “Look books don’t get much more Out There than this. Known for his off-the-wall fun approach to fashion and his collaborations with avant guard artists like Björk, maverick Belgium designer BERNHARD WILLHELM has taken the form to a glorious new level. I absolutely love the use of older

New Music: Baby Alpaca – “Wild Child” (Official Video)

Here’s the new video for “Wild Child” from Baby Alpaca. Read on for a statement from the artist, and an interview: A few years ago I spent a week in the Sahara desert. Being only with the sand and sky gave me a clarity that I’d never experienced before. In conceptualizing the video for “Wild

The Perfect Thanksgiving Prayer from Mrs. Betty Bowers, America’s Best Christian: Watch

  Preach Betty! America’s Best Christian, Mrs. Betty Bowers, invites you into your lovely Christian home to witness how a true lady says grace at Thanksgiving.

James Cerne // Lifestyle Portraits

James Photographed by Gabriel Gastelum Turns the Heat Way Up

James you just stole our hearts. What are you doing for the next 70 years? Would you like to spend them with me? From Gabriel Gastelum Photography‘s blog gdxblog.com: “I’ve been working hard on my body and I feel great and I want to commemorate it” That’s how James’ message to me started. In my opinion, there

Show Your Joe: Men Jingle Their Man Parts to Christmas Tune in Kmart Ad: Watch

  Sorry for the early Christmas Ad. The song says “Jingle all the way”. We take that seriously. Ring in the holidays this year with Joe Boxer from Kmart.http://kmrt.us/1eRUAjS        

Catch Up with Musical Web Series “The Hinterlands” Addressing Growing Up Gay in Rural Areas and Suicide

I must admit, I do let me web series pile up for a few weeks so I can view a few series in a row, all at once.  Watch below episodes 3 & 4 of The Hinterlands. The Hinterlands: “In the middle of nowhere, growing up gay is the worst. Meet Paul. He’s 16. He’s


Ricki Hall the Muse for Olgaç Bozalp: L’Officiel Hommes Turkey November 2013

Styling: Eilidh Greig at Stella Creative Agency Make up: Charlotte Reid at One Represents Hair: John Mullan at Nude Agency Model: Ricki Hall at Nevs London Photography Assistant: Murat Sinici, Bugra Ergil Styling assistance: Melissa Yates and Ateser Aldemir Videographer: Thèo Clark

7 foot Tall Sad Clown Covers Lorde’s “Royals”: Watch Video

  Job well done sad clown! “Our friend Puddles (from Puddles Pity Party) joined us for this cover of Lorde’s “Royals.” For the uninitiated: Puddles is a 7 foot tall sad clown with a voice like Tom Jones. You can check out his wanderings on HERE. Video by Scott Brad lee Loves Ya Via JoeMyGod

Oh My! Bob Ross vs Pablo Picasso – Epic Rap Battles

    Who do you think will go down for the count? My bet is Bob Ross’ afro.   “Hi. My name is Nice Peter, and this is EpicLLOYD, and this is the Epic Rap Battles of History, Season 3” Says Youtube Epic Rap Battles of History

Cute Guys Make 6 Ridiculous Broccoli Commercials: Watch Here

  You will like broccoli because you watched these ridiculous ads. Video by Rhett & Link 2    

Ad Encouraging Gay Athletes to Come Out: Offensive or Not? Watch Here

LGBT athletes coming out of the closet is always a positive action. But the way in which it is portrayed should not be a joke. Is this short film offensive? What are your thoughts? “Canadian filmmakers have joined forces to create a new comedic short film which lends its support to LGBT professional athletes who

Healthcare For All: Give Trans People Access to the Care They Need

No one should be denied basic health insurance, which they need just to survive, because of who they are. Call for the repeal of New York State Medicaid’s new regulation excluding trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers from its program. Find out more HERE Video by GLAAD For more information about GLAAD’s work, please visithttp://www.glaad.org, http://facebook.com/glaad, and http://twitter.com/glaad.

Richard Simmons & ShayLoss’ Interview Will Be the Best Thing You Watch All Week

  Richard Simmons keeping things real with Shayloss, with a great diet of humor and tears. Now let’s talk about the elephant in the room, How cute is Shayloss? He is our newest biggest crush! People reach their peak at all different times in your life, and I have said it before, Richard in my

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“Daddy” the Movie: A New Film Based on the Hit Play by Gerald McCullouch and Dan Via: KICKSTARTER

DADDY – a new film based on the hit play by Gerald McCullouch and Dan Via   “Colin is a stud. Stew, not so much. They’ve been virtually inseparable since college. But now Colin has fallen for a much younger man.” Gerald McCullouch and Dan Via   So Tell Me About DADDY Colin McCormack (Gerald McCullouch) thinks

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Gerald McCullouch Attends “OUT 100″ Party and Reports Back to A/B: Check Out His Snap Shots Here

  We asked our pal Gerald McCullouch to be our eyes and ears at this years  “OUT 100″ party and to report back to us with some engaging snapshots. We couldn’t have asked a more handsome fella to do our dirty work for us. Check out below shots taken at the star studded queer event below. Gerald

“JACKPOT”: It’s 1994 and There’s No Internet… A Quest to Find Gay Porn: A Film By Adam Baran

We  brought “Jackpot” to you HERE  when it was still in its Kickstarter/fundraising phase. After traveling the film festival circuit and gathering a few awards, we finally get a chance to see it. Enjoy below. “Logline: It’s 1994 and there’s no Internet. So 14-year-old Jack Hoffman sets off on a quest to find and retrieve a

WTF NSFW Video of the Day: Naked Dudes Dancing, Covering Their Junk With Paddle: Watch

Words for necessary! Just observe and enjoy. Your guess is as good as mine. Video by Xics deGranollers

“The Record Breaker” Short Film About the Man with the Most Guinness World Records of All Time

  The Record Breaker tells the life story of Ashrita Furman, the man with the most Guinness World Records of all time. Winner of the Vimeo Audience Award at the 2013 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and Jury Prizes at the 2012 Palm Springs International ShortsFest and the 2013 New Orleans Film Festival, The Record

New Music: Roosevelt – “Montreal” Official Video

Hello 80s, we missed you. “Following his self-assured debut single ‘Sea’ in late 2012, Roosevelt returns with his debut EP ‘Elliot’; another glimpse of the Cologne producer’s hazy, loved-up guitar pop.”  Greco Roman Music Find out more about and follow Roosevelt on FACEBOOK www.greco-roman.co.uk  

Weekend Jam: “Cookie Dance” by Chip Chocolate

Can you dig (dip) it?   “Cookie Dance” on iTunes – http://bit.ly/190vOp8 Custom Cookie Reddit – http://bit.ly/1bzuH5d Subscribe to Chip Chocolate: http://youtube.com/chipchocolate

Truth About Mean Video Commenting by Steam Room Stories: Watch Here

It’s awesome to comment on videos – The steam room stories guys learn how harsh the real world can be. “Fuck you! Scruff is back in style and it looks amazing on me!” This video made me fall in love with you guys.  

Watch: HBO’s “Looking” Season 1 Official Trailer & More Behind the Scenes Pics from Our Set Visit

    Watch below the first trailer for HBO’s new series, “Looking,” starring Jonathan Groff, Frankie Alvarez, and Murray Bartlett, which premieres January 19th, 2014. The anticipation of the show’s premier has conversations spinning across social media sites. People are demanding to know, will HBO’s new gay series represent San Francisco’s gay community accurately, and display the  diversity

Men’s Wearhouse Cannot Guarantee You’re Going to Like This Suit: Watch Silly Sketch

“We can’t legally guarantee you’re gonna like this sketch.” peteholmes.com Video by Pete Holmes

Josh Cheon of Dark Entries Records: Patrick Cowley “School Daze” Release, Behind the Scenes of the Label, and his Goth Rock Roots

A mini-documentary on Josh Cheon of Dark Entries Records by Sadie Mellerio where he talks about the Patrick Cowley “School Daze” release, behind the scenes of the label, and his goth rock roots. Video by dark entries records To find out more, follow Dark Entries Records on FACEBOOK and at darkentriesrecords.com  

Kirin J Callinan’s Video for “Landslide” is Brilliant, Dirty and Gravity Defiant

  Yes!   Singer Kirin J Callinan with Terrible Records, in this video for “Landslide,” turns the idea of the performance video on its head. Covered in the dust and dirt,  floating and twerking above water. Read Callinan’s head to head interview with Ariel Pink here.