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Gay Singer Song-Writer Feast! Tom Goss, Bobby Jo Valentine and Jeb Havens Live in San Francisco

  Gay Singer Song-Writer Feast! Tom Goss, Jeb Havens, and Bobby Jo Valentine Live in San Francisco! This will be a powerful night of some of the countries hottest and sensationally talented singer song writers all under one roof. “You and I both know that there isn’t a more awesome show of independent music this year.” […]


Percival | Spring/Summer 2012 Stylish Bowling (Video)

Preview of the Percival SS12 range. Just a teaser selection of the trousers, shirting, outerwear and jersey in the new Percival range. Visit for the online store. Shouts to Percival for choosing Rowans Bowl in Finsbury park as the backdrop for their Spring/Summer 2012 film. I spent much of my summer holidays here during the 80s and 90s […]

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Freakishly Attractive Model Beach Volleyball Tournament in Miami (Photos)

Sweaty models on the sandy beach playing volley: this is the concept of Model Beach Volleyball Tournament held annually since 2010 in Miami. The 2012 edition was held on March 31 and April 1, and brought together several agencies of the foals of prestige in the U.S. such as Next, Wilhelmina and Ford. Read more HERE  Let’s just call […]

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Chile: Same-Sex Couples and the 2012 Census Video :: Is Your Partner Invisible?

Brilliant! The government of Chile, for the first time in the nation’s history, will include questions about same-sex partnerships in the country’s census. MOVILH, the leading LGBT rights organization in Chile, has launched a campaign to dispel fears about the census and urge same-sex couples to answer truthfully about their relationship. MORE INFO:


The Hill-Side Spring/Summer 2012 :: Scarves, Ties, Handkerchiefs and Whatnots

Work, Werk, Wirq, it out!  The Hill-Side is back for Spring/Summer 2012. For the lady boy, sissy boy, vintage boy and beyond there is something for you in the collection of scarves, ties, handkerchiefs and whatnots made of chambrays, polka dots, florals, indigos and Ikats. The photo shoot gives you a vintage- modern feel. You feel me? The Hill-Side […]

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San Francisco’s Soiree 10: A Decadent Celebration of Avant-Garde Culture :: March 24, 2012

The Center 10 year anniversary celebration Free to be Fabulous. Saturday, March 24, 2012.  7:00pm until 11:00pm The San Francisco LGBT Community Center will hold its 10th Anniversary celebration—Soiree 10— à la mode française on Saturday, March 24, 2012, when the San Francisco Design Center Galleria becomes a decadent turn-of-the-last-century Parisian salon. Paris’s “Belle Époque” or “beautiful era” pre-World War […]


Swedish Styled – Mark McNairy New Amsterdam – Spring/Summer 2012

c-store put together this special styled lookbook for Mark McNairy’s Spring Summer 2012 offers, shot on location in Stockholm, Sweden. We cannot choose which we prefer: McNairy’s New Amsterdam looks of the city of Stockholm itself. Dig through the looks and let us know your favorites. The lookbook is shot by Swedish photographer ErikByErik & styled […]


Dockers K-1 Spring/Summer 2012 Collection – Preview (Bearded Model Alert)

Super casual and comfort appeal. Although the model fill us with joy the clothes look like a well styled Old Navy. That said, I’d wear everything featured. If only these khakis could talk. That’s the thought process behind the K-1 Collection from Dockers. Celebrating the history of khaki, which first made a splash in the […]


Uniforms for the Dedicated – Spring/Summer 2012 – Looks

Uniforms for the Dedicated do that relaxed thing for Spring/Summer 2012. A label we’ve been following for a while, this collection is a series of loose jersey and cotton layers of various proportions. We like the shrunken blazer in the image above, this label really does do something special with this particular piece of clothing season to season. […]

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Underbear 2012 – Photobooth by Dirty Queer Magazine (Heaps of Photos!)

Words that always catch our readers attention: bear, underwear and photobooth. This making the recently published photographs on sure to be a major hit! On Wednesday 29 February it was time for another Underbear party with the Harbour City Bears at the Oxford Art Factory. We ran a photobooth again, and we really hope you enjoy these shots. […]


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 […]


Oliver Spencer Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection (Scruffy Models Alert)

Taking inspiration from “the 1970s art house movement and the iconic persona of a young Lucian Freud” definitely implies that you are not trifling about. And that is certainly the case with stalwart Oliver Spencer’s Autumn/Winter 2012 collection. “Emphatic with color and texture, the collection presents a man brimming with confidence and attitude,” the story goes. Normally […]


Backstage | Oliver Spencer Autumn/Winter 2012: Tattoo-Beard- Homeless-Chic-Envy

Returning to our Backstage series. Oliver Spencer Autumn/Winter 2012 turned to a young Lucien Freud and 70’s art-house to form its backbone. So, that meant plenty of colour and a few more daring pieces all of which maintained their essential Oliver Spencer-ness. No outrageous flourishes here, this was one of the most wearable collections of the day. […]

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Beard Watch | Canterbury of New Zealand – Spring Summer 2012 Video

Canterbury was founded in 1904 in the New Zealand province of Canterbury. For more than 75 years, Canterbury has produced tricots for the All Blacks and remains one the world’s most prominent manufacturers of Rugby clothing. Now in the fifth season of their lifestyle range, the 2012 Spring Summer collection sees a return to basics […]

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Valenties Day Pillow Fight 2012 | San Francisco

Feathers will fly at this fun, flash-mob type event which takes place on Valentine’s Day 2012 just as the Ferry Building clock tower strikes 6pm. photo by Bill Taylor Nearly 1,000 San Franciscans descend on Justin Herman Plaza with feather-stuffed pillows to run Braveheart-like at full speed at one another to lovingly beat the crap out of each other until […]

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N. Hoolywood Autumn/Winter 2012 – Runway (Bearded Models Alert)

Elmer Fudd meets grandpa, gone fishing kind of feel. With inspiration coming from Hemingway’s “The Old Man and the Sea,” designer, Daisuke Obana presents the N. Hoolywood Autumn/Winter 2012 collection. The touches to ports of call are apparent and done well: short pants with seafaring knit tops and striped numbers. No arguing that the collection […]

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“Sassy Pants” – Official Trailer With That Kid From That “I See Dead People” Movie

Sassy Pants – Official Trailer Plot: Bethany Pruitt (Ashley Rickards) is valedictorian of her class – her one student homeschool class. Stuck with younger brother Shayne (Martin Spanjers) under their perky but oppressive mother June’s (Anna Gunn) thumb, Bethany’s only escape is a teen fashion ‘zine courtesy of her absentee gay dad. Life at dad […]

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Yohji Jeans – Denim from Yohji Yamamoto & EDWIN for Autumn/Winter 2012

EDWIN denim gets together with Yohji Yamamoto Inc. for the introduction of Yohji Jeans – a new collaborative line between the two Japanese brands. The signature Yohji line looks to be a production and distribution deal where the designer has licensed his name for the work. ”Naked” is the first collection from Yohji Jeans, “a metaphor for rebirth evoking […]

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Matt Alber Releases Lyrics & Portraits eBook for New Album “Constant Crows”

Anticipating for Matt Alber’s new album is over. I can now get my dirty little paws all over it. The stunning voice of Matt has never had more clarity than on this new album. Album is downloaded, and I walk through the wild out doors of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park briskly, with the fresh […]

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Burkman Brothers Spring/Summer 2012 Illustrated by Michael Sanderson

Sexy illustrations of lean bearded men enjoying the wild out doors and occasional sex in the bushes! Illustrator, Michael Sanderson, illustrates the current Burkman Brothers Spring/Summer 2012 lookbook which loosk to the N Paili coat of Kaua Hawaii for inspiration. The collection from Burkman Bros. is a “Polynesia-meets-America vibe” with original patterns and landscapes.


First Look | CREEP by Hiroshi Awai Autumn/Winter 2012

San Francisco meets Seattle meets Maine.  Hiroshi Awai’s CREEP line is based up in Canada and designed with Japanese sensibilities. What that means is left to discussion. What we know is that season after season, CREEP offers looks and cuts that pull heavy from the designer’s background and, more importantly, the collection is distributed well throughout North America. […]


Givenchy Men’s Fall 2012 ~ Riccardo Tisci Presents

      PARIS–Underneath a rain soaked plastic tent on the grounds of the historical Hôtel des Invalides (Napoleon’s tomb), Riccardo Tiscipresented his seventh menswear collection forGivenchy. He left behind the wild prints of the past two seasons–like spring’s ubiquitous bird of paradise–to showcase his signatures silhouettes: sharp slim fitted single-breasted suits and the sportswear elements, like […]


Jay Brannan – Beautifully [Official Music Video]

“Beautifully” is the 2nd single from Jay Brannan’s forthcoming album, Rob Me Blind, in stores March 27th on Great Depression Records + Nettwerk Records.   Download “Beautifully” & pre-order the album on iTunes: Pre-order the limited-edition deluxe CD on Amazon! Pre-order limited-edition deluxe, signed CD & fan packages at: Tour dates at Jay Brannan […]


Prada Autumn/Winter 2012 Sends Oldman, Brody & Dafoe Down the Runway

DOUBLE TAKE!  ” Bring in some top tier actors to assist. That is exactly what Prada has done with their menswear runway show today for Autumn Winter 2012. Aside from the great fashion, Prada brought into town actors Garrett Hedlund, Alex Carril, Victor Carril, Jamie Bell, Emile Hirsch, Timothy Roth, William Dafoe, Adrien Brody, and finally, Gary Oldman. It is a mega list from a mega brand.” Selectism 


Cute Comfy Undies by Under Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook

If  had a draw full of these soft-even-to-look-at under garments I might never get dressed. Actually these tops would look good with jeans. London via Amsterdam via Portugal, Under returns for its first Spring/Summer collection. Unfussy quality underwear, attention to detail with thoughtful touches like removable labels and covered buttons. This collection takes inspiration from various eras […]

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A New International Prize – The H&M DESIGN AWARD (Video)

H&M has created this brand new international design award with the ambition of supporting talented designers after their graduation. The H&M Design Award aims to push fashion students in the right direction, so that they can continue to grow and develop in their work as fashion designers. GENERAL INFO The contestants come from fourteen of the […]


The Best of Men’s Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2012 Review – Paris & Milan (Video)

Bold prints and I can’t believe what I am about to say, retro 90’s.   MILAN, PARIS – FashionTV highlights the men’s fashion weeks in Milan and Paris for Spring/Summer 2012. First, during Milan Fashion Week, FashionTV captured the runway shows from Dolce & Gabbana, Vivienne Westwood, Versace, and Missoni Men in casual trousers, well-cut […]

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Rose Parade Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor Wins ‘Queen’s Trophy’

Stephanie Edwards, the legendary co-host of the annual Tournament of Roses broadcast on KTLA, perhaps summed up the sentiments of many as the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s tribute to Elizabeth Taylor passed by. “I wish she was here to see this,” Edwards said. Yes, Elizabeth Taylor and all those with HIV/AIDS for whom she advocated and their care […]

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New Year Brings New Laws Affecting Gays & Lesbians

2012, go big or go home! Hundreds of new laws go into affect this week in California, including several that protect the rights of the gay, lesbian and transgender community. All of them were sponsored by Equality California and they include: California Gay Bullying Law or “Seth’s Law,” named after 13-year-old Seth Walsh, from central California, who […]