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Hair Ball of the Day: Rugged Tease

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It Gets Betterish Season Finale: “Drag Queen” Named Georgia O’Queef For Hire (Video)

It Gets Betterish  season finale is about Georgia O’Queef, a drag queen for hire, played by quickly-rising comedian Dan St. Germain, whom you may have seen on MTV, VH1, and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. It’s Gabe’s birthday, so Eliot and Brent decide it’s high time to hire a drag queen, but not the one who looks like Dianne Wiest. See what

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MEAT Zine: Launch of Issue 6 Party at Dalston’s legendary Vogue Fabrics (London)

  Meat is a quarterly gay zine, which showcases smutty portraits of guys like you and the guys you like. No airbrushing, no fashion styling, just brilliant portraits of hot gays-next-door. To celebrate the launch of Issue Six of Meat we’re pleased to announce that we’re bringing the pages of the zine to life for

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Transactivations: LA Artists Use Their Bodies as Canvases to Defy Gender Norms (Video)

Heather Cassils gained 24 pounds in muscle over six months for the sake of art. Zackary Drucker asked audience members to tweeze the hairs from her bare body. These LA artists use their bodies as canvases to defy gender norms. by KPCC Video by Mae Ryan Music: Rotation by Blindfold

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SSION – “My Love Grows in the Dark” Song Written About a Sex Club (Official Video)

“The song was written about a sex club – everything is completely dark, you have to feel your way around. No one really sees me in the video, and if they do they’re indifferent. I walk through this house where everyone is completely self-obsessed. This video will be part of a larger narrative of videos


Gay Online Encyclopedia Debuts: WikiQueer’s Inauguration!

WikiQueer, a gay, bi and trans online encyclopaedia has launched publicly this week. The wiki site began collating content after its soft-launch last year and has now gone live. Unlike Wikipedia, WikiQueer says it will allow dynamic content from existing online LGBT and wiki projects, content geared towards activism around issues, and in-depth information on the LGBT

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‘Glee’ Suicide Episode Gives The Trevor Project A Spike In Web Traffic, Phone Calls

Personally I don’t watch Glee for no real reason besides it has never sucked me in. With that said, I stand up out of my chair and applaud them for tackling current, real life situations LGBT youth, their friends and family members go through. I may be tardy to this party since I’m not a


Red Is in the Rainbow: A Closer Look at Blood Donation Discrimination

The issue of homosexuals not being allowed to donate blood when there is such a dire need has always baffled me. Do we have that little confidence in our medical facilities to be able detect contaminated blood? Catch me up, is there new news that heterosexuals are immune to HIV? We met this past August:


New York To Open Nation’s First LGBT Senior Center

NEW YORK — New York is opening what the city’s officials are billing as the nation’s first full-service center for seniors who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. City officials say the new LGBT facility will be specifically geared to the needs of this segment of the population, whose members sometimes feel isolated from

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IGNORANCE ALERT: Tennessee High School Principal Condemns Gay Students to Hell (Video)

Wow, what amazing support these children are getting, NOT! I can tell you who is going to hell if there was such a place. “At first she was talking about PDA and she turned around and she directly pointed to the gay people and said if you’re gay you’re going to hell and if you’re


New Music: Electronic Dance Ep from JD Samson & MEN Titled “Next”

One, two, three exhale! It’s here, MEN’s new 3 song EP! MEN’s new 3 song EP!   MEN is a Brooklyn-based band and art/performance collective led by LE TIGRE’s JD Samson. JD Samson & MEN focus on the energy of live performance and radical potential of dance music. Their music speaks of issues such as wartime economies,


Gay Tea Launched in Australia to Benefit LGBT Health Charities

At first you may thin WTF? But we say, B!tch Please (includes chilli for a fiery drinking experience), whatever it takes to help out lovely LGBT community out. A range of gay teas has been launched in Australia to benefit LGBT health charities for the coming month and coincide with Australian Mardis Gras celebrations. A range

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Tempest Storm, Burlesque Dancer, 84, Celebrates A Belated 21st Birthday (Video)

Nothing says happy Leap Year like a 84 year old Burlesque Dancer celebrating her 21s belated Birthday. Because burlesque dancer Tempest Storm was born on Feb. 29, 1928, she is celebrating her 21st birthday this year.     Calling someone a legend before they celebrate their 21st birthday might sound hyperbolic. But, in the case of burlesque

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Message From the Creator of the Gay Marines Facebook Page (Video)

This is a message from Brett Edward Stout, the creator of the ‘Gay Marines‘ Facebook page about the homecoming photo (below) that has gone hog wild on the internet this past week of Brandon Morgan and Dalan Wells. He gives gratitude for the progress that has been made after DADT has been demolished and claims that work


Hair Ball of the Day: Green Thumb in a Speedo Realness



GARÇON GARÇON Electro Pop Band From Australia Sporting ‘Butch’ Fashions (DEBUT EP)

Have you met GARCON GARCON? They may be slightly salty for your taste but there is a huge niche for them in the music industry and their popularity is on the up and up: GARCON GARCON are Nathan Mahon (vocals/guitar) and Nick Tsirimokos (synths/production) an electro pop band from Sydney, Australia. They have been making a

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Straight But Not Narrow Founder Avan Jogia and Josh Hutcherson of “The Kids Are All Right” and “The Hunger Games” Chat with GSA Network Leader (Video)

 Cute always win! SBNN (Straight But Not Narrow) founder Avan Jogia and his friend Josh Hutcherson chat with GSA Network leaders to discuss the importance of straight allies. Produced by: Cause Creative and SBNN Director: Michael McIlraith Editor: Oliver Mauldin Sound: Chris Yi-Lay Zahn

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MPAA: Don’t Let the Bullies Win! Give ‘Bully’ a PG-13 Instead of an R rating! Sign Petition HERE

Please sign my petition and demand that the MPAA give “Bully” a PG-13 so this important film can be seen by as many kids and adults as possible. Why This Is Important Sign petition HERE I’m speaking out for all those students who suffer every day at school. When I was in 7th grade, a

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The Magnetic Fields’ ‘Andrew In Drag’ Music Video (Contains Nudity)

“The only girl I ever loved was Andrew in drag.” Brilliant! If there’s been one song that’s been the earworm of the All Songs Considered office, it’d have to be The Magnetic Fields‘ new single “Andrew in Drag.” Ever since we first played the song on the show we’ve been humming bars, singing stanzas and practicing their Stephin Merritt impression.

Bold: Some of Krause's subjects posed with bandanas covering their faces; others boldly sat without bandanas in front of the Nazi flag

The Neo-Nazis of Brooklyn: Rare Glimpse of The Right-Wingers Peddling Hate in One of New York’s Trendiest Boroughs

Interesting, there hasn’t been much skinhead talk floating around in decades. I thought/hoped maybe the movement has fizzled out. The only time it come into my site is on my Tumblr feed where gay dudes live out their skinhead fetish and piss on each other. Artsy! Enders It is at once a deeply-rooted Polish neighbourhood

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CRAZY COOL VIDEO | Engineered Garments Spring/Summer 2012 (Scruffy Model Love)

Engineered Garments Spring/Summer 2012 Collection gets all psychedelic and weird and Roxy Music-ish in this lookbook put together by Harry’s, no strangers to getting trippy. Backgrounds meld into foregrounds meld into clothing and everything just feels right with Bryan Ferry crooning in the background.         Fig. 2: Shooting Jacket in Blue Cotton Cordlane, Popover


The New – Red Wing Handsewn Collection – Made in Maine (Video)

Red Wing of Minnesota has announced a brand new collection of made in Maine footwear – Red Wing Handsewn Collection. They partnered with Lewiston, ME’s Rancourt & Co. for this special collection of completely hand-made footwear. The video is a great introduction to the collection which has been in the works for sometime. Selectism    

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“I Want to Know What It’s Like…” Video: Second Class Citizens Documentary

  ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY: A second class citizen is defined as: a person whose rights and opportunities are treated as less important than those of other people in the same society. There are many areas in which gays, lesbians, & bisexuals do not have the same rights & opportunities as others in society. We must

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Bearded BasketBall Stud Reads “Cat in the Hat” to Help Celebrate Read Across America Day on March 2

I am all ears (and eyes) in support of athletes reading Dr. Seuss books when they look this good. Oh how I love the game of basketball. “Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love helps celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America day by reading The Cat in the Hat.” Find out more at Celebrate  Read Across America Day on


Opinion: The Bearable Whiteness of Being Gay

Editor’s note: Rob Smith is a writer, lecturer and openly gay U.S. Army and Iraq War veteran.  His work has appeared in USA Today, The Huffington Post, Metro Weekly and among others.  He is also a contributing author to “For Colored Boys …,” an anthology featuring the stories of gay men of color to be released


Hair Ball of Day: Disheveled Bearded Gorgeous Red Head (11 Photos/ 1 Video)

Photos by Alessandro Maria Nacar  


Transgender Photographer Amos Mac Reintroduces the Zine: Original Plumbing and Translady Fanzine

Amos Mac is a transgender photographer who produces two zines, Original Plumbing and Translady Fanzine, filled with images intended to get you thinking. Photos give us an eye into the past; Amos Mac is this eye for some. He’s turned a passion for portraits into two different publications geared toward the transgender community. Mac, born in Augusta, Ga.,

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Guilty Pleasure: We’re Obsessed with Model Benjamin Godfre and his Youtube Videos! (NSFW)

You know how sometimes you are obsessed with something you know that is not good for you, or you can’t stop eating super hot spicy salsa and YOU KNOW you will have fire in the hole the next day? That is kind of my deal with Benjamin Godfre and his Youtube channel. He stumbled into my


Vincent Van Gogh visits Mardi Gras, Day Time Realness (Photo)


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J.C. Penney Unveils Oscar-Worthy Ellen Commercials (5 video)

During last night’s Oscars telecast, retail giant J.C. Penney debuted five new commercials featuring America’s favorite talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres. Watch the spots below, vote for your favorite at the bottom of this post and tell us what you think in the comments!           The new commercials come just weeks after the


Richard Simmons Should Host Saturday Night Live

Anytime I catch a glance of Richard Simmons on the tele, it’s  totally an eyeball workout and a gut wrenching laugh fest. It seems most fitting that he would Host Saturday Night Live? He hasn’t already? It’s his time. “This past Saturday there were a couple guys who said they had started a “Richard Simmons Should

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High School Football Player’s “It Gets Better”Video: Fundamentalist Preacher Father and Life in the Bible Belt

Last week we ran a terrific first-person storyby Jeremy, a 17-year-old high school football player in the Bible Belt whose dad is a fundamentalist preacher. Since then, he has received hundreds of supportive emails, including from politicians and other athletes. He is coming out to more and more people each week and chronicles his journey on

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Jeremy Scott’s Promo Clip is a Visual Knockout (Video)

Gay and outré designer Jeremy Scott has teamed up again with video director Luca Finotti for this visually stunning new promo video. The short clip features 24-year-old supermodel Sebastian Sauvé wearing items from Scott’s men’s collection, as well as, shoes from the designer’s collaboration with Adidas. (  

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IT’S HERE: Season 4 Opener JACK IN A BOX “The Compromises”

These guys get awkward so perfectly! “Dating & living with actors is hard. Especially when that actor is Jack. Love is all about compromises. And Patience. And chewing quietly when asked.” February 27th, 2012, New York, NY– Michael Cyril Creighton’s critically acclaimed web sitcom, JACK IN A BOX, which was a nominee for the 2012 Writers Guild of

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True LGBTQ Stories: When A College Football Team Defended Its Gay Captain (VIDEO)

“Brian Sims never really had to come out to his college football team as gay. In fact, it was the other way around: his team more came out to him.” I’m From Driftwood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit forum for true lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer stories. Earlier this year, founder and Executive Director Nathan Manske


Weekly Rehash: Royal Penis, “Grindr for Equality,” Scruff Male Models, Barney Frank, Gay Racism, “Bromance,” Dwarf Bullfighters,

Queer News: India’s Gay Sex Legality Debate Creates National Confusion Watch teenage Youtuber Come Out to His Mom Video: I Smell Acting Here We Go Again, Prop. 8 Ruling Appealed SF Castro Gets a New Gem: SF Grill Castro “Almost Famous Panini Grilled Sandwiches” Exciting items on the menu include: Ostrich Sandwich (w/o one of the

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Prince Pierre Casiraghi of Monaco Nude: Royal Penis (NSFW)

Just a little creepy-stalker smut to hold you over this weekend. You’re welcome. Your Highness is packing! Well, he does not receive the HSH treatment but Pierre Casiraghi, younger son of Caroline, Princess of Hanover and the late Stefano Casiraghi, grandson of the beloved Princess Grace is after all the third in line to the Monegasque throne so he has all


Hair Ball of the Day: Clint Eastwood “Just Give Everyone the Chance to Have the Life They Want”


Egg, Banana, and Coconut: Are Gays More Racist? by Marten Weber

by Marten Weber Anyone following the hype over U.S. basketball star Jeremy Lin will have observed the thick layer of racism lying ponderously over the media. One not-so-witty journalist rightly lost his job over the headline “Chink in the Armor,” after Jeremy’s recent setback, but the public statements of some athletes and the reactions in the


Here We Go Again, Prop. 8 Ruling Appealed

When we finally win this battle, and we will win, it will be so well deserved!   SAN FRANCISCO — Three GOP congressional leaders are appealing a federal judge’s ruling that declared a law prohibiting the government from recognizing same-sex marriages to be unconstitutional, according to court papers filed Friday. Private lawyers for the Bipartisan