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“Burger”: Late Night Social Dynamics Collide in a Burger Joint in Wales: Short Film

    “Burger” is an official selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and available only on YouTube, watch below. “It’s late night in a burger bar in Wales…” Fascinating short, filmed  in a burger joint set in Cardiff, Wales. Worlds collide and social dynamics take place. Written and directed by Magnus Mork. Featuring Matthew Ashford, Emily […]

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Oh Snap! Adam Scott and Paul Rudd’s Bosom Buddies Reenactment Side by Side With the Original

  This week has provided the internet with some real gems! Vuture reports: Last night, Adult Swim aired the fourth and final installment in Adam Scott’s Greatest Event in Television History series, in which he and some of his pals create frame-for-frame reenactments of the opening credits for eighties TV shows (after ten minutes of mockumentary footage […]

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Gay Russian Artist Responds To Garage Magazine’s Racist ‘Black Woman’ Chair

  Out There Magazine reports: ALEXANDER (SASHA) KARGALTSEV responds to an unfortunate and offensive editorial depicting Dasha Zhukova, an internationally celebrated curator and media personality, which scandalized the internet this week. The photo depicts Ms. Zhukova sitting on a chair shaped as a black female figure with legs high in the air, strapped by a leather belt. […]

Music Queer News

JD Samson & MEN Premiere “Deconstruct Me” to Co-ordinate with Upcoming Tour

    Yes, yes and yes! We hold on every word JD Samson & MEN spew. Thoughtful, political and sex, always a pleasurable combo of these. Launched today on vman.com to co-ordinate with Men’s upcoming tour, “Deconstruct Me” unites the unlikely pairing of super catchy pop and radical theory. “Considering JD Samson’s prolific career as member […]

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When Beardy Model Dusty St. Amand Sings, We Listen: Watch Here

Model Dusty St. Amand has been featured on Accidental Bear left and right since the New Year: Pube Explosion! Dusty St. Amand Photographed by Rodolfo Martinez and here Fuzzy-Wuzzy Dusty St. Amand Photographed by Greg Vaughan. But, who knew he had  some wicked vocals as well. Our love for Dusty grows. Find out more about Dusty St. Amand at www.modelmayhem.com and […]

Health Queer News

A/B Health 2014: Ep. 3: SF Trainer Pablo Escobar Turns Up the Heat! : Biceps, Abs, and Accountability Oh My!

“Biceps, Abs, and Accountability Oh My!” Accidental Bear kicks off the year with a brand new health series. First up to bat is San Francisco Personal Trainer Pablo Escobar at Alex Fitness Castro. *****Update: Find Pablo at: Diakadi Gym in San Francisco www.diakadibody.com/pablo-schmidt-escobar and on Facebook Trainer Pablo teaches me the proper way to do exercise that I have […]

Music Queer News

“Christine” New Video From Parisian Electro Duo Juniore

In anticipation of the full-length album they will release this year, Parisian duo Juniore has released the video for “Christine” via PopMatters, a song that serves as an ode to killing time while waiting for the night to come. With Cat(power)-like grace, Anna sings of being sleep deprived, restless or falling out of love. Seemingly caught in a […]

Queer News

“Out for Freedom!” Jesse Tyler Ferguson Shares His Love Story as an ACLU Celebrity Ambassador

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, star of ABC’s Modern Family and his husband Justin Mikita, discuss growing up, coming out and coming together. Jesse, an ACLU Celebrity Ambassador for the Freedom to Marry and Justin are “Out for Freedom!” As vocal supporters of the importance of the freedom to marry, this candid conversation about their own relationship […]

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Jonathan Groff and Jeremy Jordan as Gay Olympian Lovers in Musical Protesting Russia’s Ban on ‘Gay Propaganda’ : Watch

Citing homosexual propaganda law, Russian government outlaws theatrical performances ; Russian Broadway community responds. Michael Urie, Andrew Rannells (below), Harvey Fierstein, Roger Rees, Laura Osnes, Joanna Gleason, Analeigh Ashford, Andy Karl, Santino Fontana, Andrea McArdle, Stephen Schwartz, Eric Anderson, Ann Harada, Michael Cerveris, Laura Benanti and Stephanie J. Block (as lesbian cosmonauts!), Sierra Boggess, Leslie […]

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Auditions Announced for Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon: February 8, 2014

  SAN FRANCISCO (January 23, 2014) – Producer Jo Schuman Silver has announced auditions for male performers for Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon, the world’s longest running musical revue.  Auditions will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Club Fugazi (678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard) in San Francisco. No appointment is necessary. All auditioners should be prepared […]

Fashion Queer News

Off the Grid San Francisco’s Triple Truck T-shirt Hand-Drawn Illustration by Bay Area Cartoonist & Muralist Sirron Norris

      San Francisco Love! Off the Grid is proud to present our exclusive Triple Truck t-shirt. This limited quantity t-shirt features a hand-drawn illustration by Bay Area cartoonist and muralist Sirron Norris. Sirron’s signature characters represent the power of activating a space to create a shared food experience connecting communities and small businesses. Off […]

Music Queer News

Leikeli47’s Video for “C&C” is Kind of Dope: Watch Here

  I can’t explain why I love this, but that’s what music is all about, a visceral feeling.   “Leikeli47 (pronounced lah-KAY-lee) quickly slid onto the scene cloaked in anonymity. She reps New York City, but won’t officially claim a borough, though we can deduce from her current visuals and her bars on her latest […]

Art Queer News

William Yang’s “The Art of Seduction” – Australian-Chinese Artist, Born and Raised in Queensland Reflects

William Yang is a third-generation Australian-Chinese artist, born and raised in Queensland. He is best known for his documentary photographs and his narrative monologues with slide projections. Many of Yang’s works examine his Chinese family history, gay identity or themes such as AIDS. This short documentary looks at one aspect of William’s work as a […]

Music Queer News

George Michael’s New Album, “Symphonica,” is Available for Pre-Order Here

  Pre-Order Symphonica The Album George’s forthcoming new album, Symphonica, is now available for pre-order in four formats in the GeorgeMichael.com Store! Standard Edition Deluxe Edition Pure Audio Blu-Ray Exclusive CD & Print Bundle For this very special release, George has truly come up with something for everyone. From the 14-track Standard, to the 17-track Deluxe, to the stunning Pure Audio […]

Music Queer News

Cyndi Lauper Celebrates her Record Breaking Debut Album with She’s So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration

  Deluxe Edition Features Original Album, Rare Demos, Live Concert Recording and Remixes by NERVO, Bent Collective and Yolanda Be Cool Pre-Order Now on iTunes and Amazon, Available April 1 NERVO “Time After Time” Remix Streaming Now at People.com NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Music icon Cyndi Lauper will celebrate the anniversary of her groundbreaking, record-setting debut album with She’s […]

Queer News

“GRIND” Short Musical About Gay Dating In NYC: Watch Trailer

  Grind is a short film starring Rent‘s Anthony Rapp, Claire Coffee and Pasha Pellosie about gay dating in New York City and Grindr. Grind was written and directed by Zachary Halley with music by Derek Gregor and lyrics by Selda Sahin. The movie’s IndieGoGo page states: GRIND is a short film musical that takes a sexy and artistic look at the ways […]

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How to Fix a Puncture with Kennedy City Bicycles & Mr Porter: Video

  In the second instalment of our How To video series, Mr James Kennedy of Kennedy City Bicycles offers an expert step-by-step guide on another life skill that no man should be without: how to repair a puncture. “Some invaluable info for those who didn’t read the title and shout “Boring, can do it with me eyes […]

Art Queer News

Paper Tricks: Richard Hawkins on Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland: Video

Richard Hawkins: Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland Artist Richard Hawkins tours Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, the first American museum exhibition devoted to the art of Mizer (1922-1992) and Touko Laaksonen, a.k.a. “Tom of Finland” (1920-1991), at MOCA Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Hawkins, who guest co-curated the exhibition with MOCA Curator Bennett […]

Music Queer News

New Music: Tacocat – “Crimson Wave” (Audio Video)

  Totally rad! “Crimson Wave” is the second (hit) single to be shared from NVM, the new full-length from Tacocat, out February 25, 2014 on Hardly Art.     Tacocat Website: http://www.hardlyart.com/tacocat.html Follow Tacocat on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tacocats Follow Tacocat on Instagram:http://www.instagram.com/tacocatband# Like Tacocat on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/tacocatband Tacocat on tour: http://www.hardlyart.com/tour.html Hardly Art Records: http://www.hardlyart.com Hardly Art Tumblr: https://www.hardlyartrecords.tumblr.com Like Hardly Art […]

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San Francisco Love! Brian Maier Photographed by SF’s Rey Rey’s Photography

This post is full of San Francisco love and community. We have local based San Francisco DJ Brian Maier photographed by San Francisco photographer Rey Rey’s Photography. The internet can never have enough of Mr Maier. Find Rey Rey’s Photography on Facebook and at reyreysphotography.com Find out more about Brian at www.djbrianmaier.com  

Music Queer News

Great Caesar’s “Don’t Ask Me Why” Official Music Video

Great Caesar, the six-piece, brass-fueled chamber-rock band from Brooklyn is debuting a powerful new music video and short film — crowdfunded by more than 600 contributors to the the band’s Kickstarter campaign. “Don’t Ask Me Why? music video touches on the issues between race and sexuality, between Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream and today’s ongoing fight for […]