Chicago IRL #4: ABOUT THIS PROJECT Chicago IRL (In Real Life) is an arts and literary digest cataloging contemporary queer creative culture in Chicago. We document not only existing queer talent but also create new collaborations and explorations.Chicago IRL launched in June 2011 and is a co-production of graphic designer Topher McCulloch, a South Dakota native who blew into […]
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 […]
Some of our almost favorites, The Two Jasperjohns release Season Two’s first episode titled, “It.” These two are tested with dog watching duty in order to pay off an old debt with hunky gay-ruby-playing brother. Here is part one that sets it all up and now I am already bursting at the seams in excitement […]
Not such a new concept, but when a video is styled as well as this one it can pump new life into the subject, or in this case it pumps vibrant colors into the skin. Ryan Hope’s debut film, Skin, is a documentary that tests the boundaries of art and the human body, Skin is […]
Wanna go on a date? How about November 4th, at 7pm and we can soak up some local art together. Freelance artist/illustrator, Christopher Maxwell Tandy will be holding a reception for his first solo show ever. Being nosey as I am, I asked him if he was nervous. He replied, “I am really excited and also really nervous. […]
Are you ready to get your bear on? In Post-Production! Join the Family… Donate or become an Investor at http://www.bearcity2.com BearCity is a hirsute “Sex and the City,” following the funny, romantic, and occasionally dramatic adventures of a group of bears and cubs in New York City. The sequel, BearCity 2 follows our familiar characters and […]
This is an interesting study on the sexual behavior of gay and bi men. Study proves that gay men don’t just have sex with countless strangers but engage sex with someone they were dating or committed to was more common than expected. Also, San Francisco supposedly being a city roaming with power bottoms, amongst friends, I […]
A nice and decent appearing white family meets a pack of bear rummaging through garbage bags. A precious little girl feeds a hungry bear honey from the safety of a car. Have you ever been to a bear bar? There are frightening similarities to this hilarious short film by Zoochosis. Thanks Drew B. for the tip!
Interesting story, but unless a lie detector test was administered to each individual who participated in the study, I am not buying it. There may be many components that make it appear that people are more monogamous these days. People are afraid of getting caught more now because we as tech crazy humans leave many […]
Singer, song writer Aiden James is no small town honky-tonk. Aiden craved more than his upbringing had offered him and he took off for Philadelphia where he embraced urban life, got himself a big serving of the local music scene and found himself an audience to play for, which quickly turned into a large crowd. […]
Holy cow, this is morning brilliance. The best thing I’ve seen since yesterday. “A hipster, a terrifying genetic hybrid.” (Thanks Daily what)
Please sign this petition at change.org. Why is common sense so hard for some people? OVERVIEW Lt. Dan Choi served his country with honor in Iraq as an American infantry officer in the U.S. Army. But in June 2010, Lt. Choi was officially discharged from the Army, after coming out as gay on an episode […]
Accidental Bear’s owner Mike Enders joins the It Gets Better troops and talks about the many different types of gays you can be. He expresses the celebration of Bears love for men who are fuzzy, husky and tattooed and their appreciation for CUPCAKES!!!
Cool Hunting points us at a new book that looks to refresh your knowledge on grammar and the proper use of the English langues. The Elements of F*cking Style out now, looks to make the lessons and reminder a fun affair. “The truth about English is that it can get pretty boring. Dangling modifiers, gerunds, punctuation marks–it’s enough […]
A fun site to keep your eyes out for if you are single and wanting to mingle. What is this site all about? Good question. This is just a simple site where guys can tell the world a little bit about themselves. Show some pics, and maybe meet someone along the way. Who knows? There […]
We Homosexuals and friends of homosexuals are all ears. BY: THE GRID About two months ago, Paul Aguirre-Livingston, a 24-year-old writer and blogger, approached The Grid with an idea for a personal essay about what it’s like to be part of the first group of gay men to come of age in Toronto in the era of […]
The Family Research Council A Hate Group? This is a montage of video clips of Tony Perkins & Peter Sprigg spewing outrageous claims and false information about the gay community. Hate comes nicely packaged in old, privileged, white guys.
Magazines should never sit still, and this is one the refuses to be complacent in any way. New visual tics from Mike Meiré in this issue include pencil-drawn headlines, exaggerated newspaper stylings for the Global Briefing section and even some clean modernist feature design. Plus a brutally coarse Juergen Teller shoot with model Kristen McMenamy […]
MAIN GALLERY: Aaron Smith, “Coterie of the Wooly-Woofter” PROJECT ROOM: Anthony Iacono, “Victor Victoria” RECEPTION: Friday, June 3rd, from 6 to 8 pm EXHIBITION: June 2 through 26, 2011 Aaron Smith and Sloan Fine Art would like to invite you the join the ìCoterie of the Wooly-Woofter,î a bad-ass neo-dandy beardo brigade from beyond time. […]
Somethings are worth fighting for. “Longest” Bid for Warhol Self-Portrait By Advocate.com Editors A Christie’s auction of post-war and contemporary art ended with a bang Wednesday night when a self portrait of pop-art icon Andy Warhol sold for $38.45 million after a 16-minute bidding war. Following the sale of the piece, the auctioneer exclaimed […]
It’s been leaked to me that there is a must see this weekend. Local artist, Peter Sorensens will be showing his newest work named Super Bear VS Evil Slut. The name has me drawn in like Bears to honey. Drop by and say Hi. Happiness and laughing out loud is contagious when you are in Peters presence. […]
This is called excitement. PRE_ ORDER NOW! Pinups is a triannual publication that features one male nude pictorial per issue. There are no words—just an exaggeration of the classic centerfold. Each magazine exists in book form but can be taken apart and tiled to reveal a 32” x 70” image. The magazine is printed in […]