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Artist Spotlight | Beardy Painter Travis Ridlehuber & Live Song by Zee | “This Town” Vodcast

  In this week’s “This Town” Vodcast, hosted by Mike Enders, artist Travis Ridlehuber stops in to chat about his scruffy men paintings on beautiful wood, his upcoming show at San Francisco’s Magnet and More. Also, musician Zee, a new SF transplant stops in for a quick chat about the origins of his name, new

Butch Walker and Friends, Bob Mould, Johnny Depp, & Ryan Adams in “Afraid of Ghosts” (A Film by Noah Abrams)

  A look inside the making of Butch Walker’s latest album Afraid of Ghosts, with a little help from Johnny Depp, Ryan Adams, and Bob Mould. Not bad, not bad at all! The man, Butch Walker called n the big guns on the recording his recently released seventh album, Afraid of Ghosts, from Ryan Adams, Johnny Depp, and  Bob


Ginger Wonder, Seth Fornea Photographed by Steven Trumon Gray

Model:  Seth Fornea | Find Seth on Instagram | Facebook Photographer: Steven Trumon Gray Seth is wearing a shoulder piece and eye patch by Purevile, and underwear by Charlie by Matthew Zink, a speedo by Estevez Swimwear, pants-skirt by Couleurs do Monde and a Jacket by Brooklyn Basement.

Barney Frank Joined “Meet the Press” with Chuck Todd | “Our Reality as LGBT People Beat the Prejudice”

  Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) joined yesterday’s “Meet the Press” with Chuck Todd to discuss his new memoir, “Frank.” The former Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts says same-sex marriage has advanced because people stopped hiding. REP. BARNEY FRANK: “Well, I tell you, our reality as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people beat the prejudice.  I mean, the central

Laws to Stop Marriage Equality Grow Increasingly Weird

  “Texas is pushing a proposed law that would let the state overrule the Supreme Court. There’s just one problem: they can’t actually do that. Alabama judges have decided that they don’t have to obey federal courts either, except that in reality, they do. And Oklahoma politician wants to switch from marriage licenses to marriage

Fitness Inspiration | Explosive Calisthenics with Al Kavadlo

  I always enjoy the video uploads from Youtuber Al Kavadlo. An inspiration combing fitness and fun. And they’re not back to look at (licks computer screen). Subscribe to Al Kavadlo Here | | Facebook


“Beefcake” Book | The Golden Age Of Muscle Men (NSFW) | Foreword from Lady Bunny

Check out this new book from Petra Mason and published by Universe “brings you some of the hottest vintage male imagery from the mid-twentieth century.” Called “Beefcake,” this incredible documentation comes complete with a foreword from Lady Bunny. Check out the essay, as well as a selection of images from “Beefcake,” below. That Bunny she

This Straight Guy Really Likes Getting Ass Plowed | Steam Room Stories Video

Pegging (girls putting on a strap-on and fudge packing their man) is more popular than ever. See why in this weeks episode of Steam Room Stories .

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Valentim Quaresma Fall/Winter 2015 | Animal Mask-tastic

Valentim Quaresma presented his Fall/Winter 2015 collection during ModaLisboa. The inspiration comes from a creative process based on cinema, where the character is individually created, on a common theme, evoking different states of mind. Source:

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Tânia Fonseca Fall/Winter 2015

Tânia Fonseca  presented her Fall/Winter 2015 collection at Sangue Novo at  ModaLisboa.

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Enharmonic Tavern Fall/Winter 2015 – “Tavernacle”

  “Many kinds of people (of both race and profession) gather at the Tavern. We meet there to talk, to share and to resonate through these different cultures, arts and ideas.” “The Enharmonic vision created here leads us to a new, imaginary world.” “To dress people in search of a revolutionary ideal – this is the


Kite Introduce “Steel” Eyewear for Spring/Summer 2015

A new kid on the eyewear block, UK-based KITE caught our eye last year with the TWR series, their first as an independent label. Asad Hamir and the crew continue to gain speed with their fusing of optical style and proper eye care. Optometry the path of choice for Hamir’s family for several decades, he describes his contemporary take on

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How to Take Care of Denim With Mr Porter and Michael Williams

“Denim aficionado Mr Michael Williams of A Continuous Lean offers a definitive care guide for denim, busting a few myths in the process.” MR PORTER  

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Handsome Beardy Bar of Soap | Traditional French-Milled Soap by Le Baigneur

“French-milled soap.” Although prior to last, night those words meant little more than pricey and heavily perfumed to me, I knew there were some redeeming qualities to be discovered. Historic label Le Baigneur supplied us with an assortment of pristinely packaged soap to test out. I could write for days about the brand’s beautiful graphic identity, but that’s for another time. Here’s a little info on its grooming

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Emilio Pucci & Orlebar Brown Collaborate on Colorful Swimwear

Amazing prints. Works on the shorts, but a miss on the tops. Emilio Pucci reconnects with its roots by way of a resort-style Spring/Summer 2015 collection in collaboration with Orlebar Brown. The 20-piece collection sees geometric prints from the Pucci archives adorning classic swimwear pieces. In addition to swim shorts, the collection also features long-sleeved


New York Based Clothing Brand, Slick It Up, Want to Make You Purr

New York Based Clothing Brand, Slick It Up, want to make you purr. Photographs by Marco Ovando Follow Slick it Up on Facebook and at

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Aussie Model Matt Jesaveluk Photographed by Karim Konrad

Model: Matt Jesaveluk Photographer: Karim Konrad Source: Fashionably Male

Let’s Help Put Rapper Le1f on the Coveted XXL Freshmen List

First off, no this isn’t a penis size competition. New York native, Le1f has been on the hip-hop scene for the past three years. Le1f made his television debut in March of 2014 performing “Wut” on the Late Show with David Letterman, making history as the first ever LGBT rapper to perform on the show.


Watch the Latest Film for Antebellum, LA Fetish Gallery

Directed by Zaebear Creative Director & Producer~ Rick Castro Assistant Director~ Sebastian Mego Starring Emeka Barry morse Jeffery Hutchison Copjack Pawel Gregory Florek Raven Shadowmoon Adam Watkins Rick Castro “Blanket” Violet Talea Splink Raven Ricardo Carranza Rick Castro’s clothes & boots~  courtesy~ Rick Owens Masks by Raymond Sandoval The Very Thought of You~ Ray Nobel

“Skyline” by Scott Matthew is Outstanding | Video

  Check out the official music video for the track “Skyline” by Scott Matthew, one of the best voices out there. Always moody and theatrical in everything he does. Does anyone else thinks he looks like Dave Grohl? “Skyline” is the 2nd song from my new album “This Here Defeat” coming 03/20/2015. Find album HERE

Sultan & Shepard ft. Tegan & Sara – “Make Things Right” in New Music Video

I just discovered this new track while scrolling through the Twitterverse. Tegan & Sara gently guided me to go check out the new music video, “Make Things Right” by Sultan & Shepard featuring them. This kind of made my Friday. Tantalizing tune by Sultan and Shepard, showcasing their ability to present moving melodies as well as strong


Queer Alt-Country Band, Indiana Queen, Releases Debut Album

  Nashville’s first queer-alt country band “Indiana Queen” has just released their debut album “This I Do Carry Unto The End.” It is available on band camp and it’s strumming my eardrums as I type this. The album has the smoothness of James Taylor with haunting overtones. After finishing my first listen through of “This I Do Carry


New Issue of Handbook Magazine is Out! The Beefcake Quarterly

Handbook (now in its seventh year) is the 44 page black and white vintage styled alternative quarterly nude guys plus titillating articles. Handbook is artistically raw, editorially informal and historically black and white. Follow Handbook on Facebook for all of the latest!    


“Castro Cares” Brings Services to San Francisco’s Castro/Upper Market Area

Im thrilled to bring some fantastic news. San Francisco has just rolled out a new program, Castro Cares, after much preparations, but to get it’s feet rooted, it still needs a little nudge. “Castro Cares, the local community based initiative to increase the quality of life for those at risk living on the street and for


Sui Generis’ 5 Top Fashion Picks of the Week! Jackets, Coats & Windbreakers Oh My!

  Above: Black Bomber Jacket by 3.1 PHILLIP LIM.  Cotton blend body with gold metallic striped ribbing at neck, base and cuffs.  Real Lambskin yoke front, back and down shoulders.  Center front 2 way metal zipper. Find jacket HERE online. Posted are 5 must have jackets picked by San Francisco men’s stylist at Sui Generis.   This

“Meet Me in the Future Later” | A Short Film About Learning From Your Mistakes

Watch short film (Long ad for Converse) with cute scruffy men. A film by Kevin Mororsky. Written & directed by Kevin Morosky. Music by James Goodhead Part of the Converse #madebyyouproject Texts, trainers and heartbreak: a short film about learning from your mistakes Meet Me In The Future Later captures the essence of self-expression at

Devonté Hynes and Neneh Cherry – “He She Me” Video | Stellar Choreography by Ryan Heffington

“He, She, Me” an exclusive track by Devonté Hynes and Neneh Cherry, commissioned by Selfridges. | Film by Kathryn Ferguson & Alex Turvey, featuring Hari Nef. Choreography by Ryan Heffington. | Written by Devonté Hynes, Neneh Cherry, Cameron Mcvey, Ben Page I may have liked this video more than the song, stunning. I love the discussion and aim to


Queercore Band The Chew Toys West Coast Tour | SF, Vegas, San Diego & LA

San Francisco this will be one show not to miss. LA’s queercore band, The Chew Toys have the ferocity of a band that I have been craving and missing in the queer music scene. The band consists of married couple, Jay Tag (Drums, vocals) and Kevin Dickson (Guitar, vocals).  “The Chew Toys played their first show in Joshua

Humans Premiere New Video “Tell Me” with Muppets and Cats

    Vancouver’s indie-electronic duo, HUMANS, premiered their multi-colored, psychedelic new video Tell Me on Billboard today.  Directed by one of HUMANS’ own, Peter Ricq, the video features the hallucinatory journey of two Muppets as they transition from the Muppet realm to a psychotropic dreamland unlike any other. Tell Me was featured on HUMANS’ debut album Noontide that released February 24th via Hybridity Music

Ghostek’s Video for “Dyalisis” is Total WTF and Awesome!

What the fuck did I just watch and where can I get more? This is my first time hearing about the band, Ghostek, but they completely have all of my attention. Check out there video below for their song “”Dyalisis” This is the first single for Ghostek’s second album “Iconspiracy” which will be released on April

Anti-Gay Politicians Stop Bragging About Having a Gay Friend | Matt Baume’s Nod to the Golden Girls

No politician who says “but I have gay friends!” actually has any. So why do they keep saying it? Join four friends as they gather around the cheesecake to gab and gossip about the nature of friendship, sneaky lawmakers, and a certain notorious retirement community. Find more Matt Baume Instagram | Youtube | Twitter  

This funduscopic image reveals the effects of late neuro-ocular syphilis on the optic disk and retina. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Ocular Syphilis In San Francisco And Other West Coast Cities Increasing

CBS Local News reports: SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)  — Health officials in California are warning primary care and eye doctors to be on the lookout for ocular syphilis, as clusters of the disease hit San Francisco and other West Coast cities. Ocular syphilis is a sexually-transmitted disease that can cause blindness. Symptoms included eye pain, seeing

Adore Delano Gets Wet in “Jump the Gun” Official Music Video is Out

Ok, is that a kiki in the hot tub with Adore Delano and Courtney Act? RuPaul Drag Race’s Adore Delano, contestant from Season 6 did not win her season, but she is winning. The below video for “Jump the Gun,”  Adore’s seventh single off Till Death Do Us Party,  was filmed around  Sydney, Australia, where she’s currently on

Watch the Official Trailer for HBO’s Kurt Cobain Documentary

  I’m not sure if saying I have been waiting for this is correct, but I’m really fucking curious to watch it. I’m not sure if I will be shocked by anything I see, because we have all seen a Kurt Cobain’s story before, but what we haven’t seen to the this degree before, is

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Is Reality TV The Future of Space Travel? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

  I just want wrap a blanket around myself and Mike Rugnetta’s brain and cuddle with it on the couch, in hopes that some of his wit and smarts will absorb into my body. And it doesn’t hurt that he is was one burning hunk of love. (Ok, I got that out of my system) Mars

The recent FDA approval was a major step toward the eventual goal of curing HIV. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

FDA Approves “Functional HIV Cure” for Human Trials

Medical Daily have reported: A possible “functional cure” for HIV has recently been granted FDA approval for further human testing. The method uses genetic modification to cause a specific mutation in the white blood cells of HIV patients which mirrors those found in the naturally immune. It has so far shown to be both receptive

“Unwrapping Truvada” | Short Film Featuring Dan Savage, Cleve Jones, Scott Wiener & Michael Weinstein

Check out this new short film, “Unwrapping Truvada, “featuring Dan Savage, Cleve Jones, SF Supervisor Scott Wiener, and AIDS Healthcare Foundation head Michael Weinstein. nesde sac Youtube Page reads: Taking this pill could keep you from getting #HIV. So why is it so controversial? #Truvada Excellent piece! It was interesting to see the discussion unfold between

Your Brain On Shrooms | Video by Asap Science

Food (shrooms) for thought. How do “Magic Mushrooms” chemically alter your brain? Answered by Asap SCIENCE

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Dave Holmes Chats About New Show “American Canvas” Premiering Tonight, His Open Letter to Kid Rock and Being an Out Public Figure | Video

In the newest episode on my vodcast, “This Town,”  I talk with actor/writer Dave Holmes about his new show “American Canvas” that puts a spin on cultural tourism premiering  on Ovation TV tonight, his new writing gig with Esquire Mag, his book coming out this coming summer, the responsibilities that come with being an out public figure, his open