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Chicago IRL (In Real Life): An Arts and Literary Digest Cataloging Contemporary Queer Creative Culture in Chicago: Video

Chicago IRL (In Real Life): An Arts and Literary Digest Cataloging Contemporary Queer Creative Culture in Chicago: Video

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


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

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Season 2 of Two Jasperjohns is Here: “It” Part One (Video)

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

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Video | Skin – Is Tattoo Culture High Art?

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


SF: Local Artist Christopher Tandy’s Solo Show “Running Out of My Mind” 11.4 – 12.4

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.


Hair Balls of the Day: Bear Daddy Lovers

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BearCity 2 Teaser Trailer (Video)

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


Study Says There is a lot Less Anal Sex Going on Than Thought: Power Bottoms Hard to Find?

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

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Video: Zoochosis Presents “Bears”

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!


Gay, Straight Couples More Monogamous than in the Past

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

PSA Video: Evolution of the Hipster

Holy cow, this is morning brilliance. The best thing I’ve seen since yesterday. “A hipster, a terrifying genetic hybrid.” (Thanks Daily what)

President Obama: Don't Force Lt. Dan Choi and Other Gay Soldiers to Pay for their DADT Discharges

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 "It Gets Better… Mmmm Cupcakes" Video

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!!!

“The Elements of F*cking Style” Book

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

Gay Bachelor Blog asks: What was your worst date ever like?

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


Why we published “Dawn of a new gay” BY: THE GRID

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

15 Minutes of Anti-gay Hypocrisy by Men with Bad Toupees| Video

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.

032c Issue # 21 / MAG CULTURE.COM

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


NYC Here Comes Two Storms called Aaron Smith & Anthony Iacono; Sloan Fine Art

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.


Bid for Warhol Self-Portrait Took 4EVER; $38.45 million

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

Super Bear VS Evil Slut: At Peter Sorensens Art Studio Saturday

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.    

PINUPS Mag Issue 14

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

All Eyes On Brett Gleason | Musician

There is no extinguishing this fireball named Brett Gleason. He’s knocked me down with his good looks and picked me back up with his powerful voice and lyrics. It’s not often you hear of an artist being compared to Trent Reznor AND Tori Amos , but I totally get it. Brett runs with a creative posse in


Q & A with Scooter Laforge Part 3

Accidental: Would you ever or have you had sex with a tranny? Scooter: Yes, I think I would have sex with a tranny… she would have to be masculine…. well I should be honest.. I am really vanilla, I have never been with a woman, I just am an average joe who likes dudes. Accidental:

Scooter Laforge Hijacks Accidental Bear 3/14- 3/20

SCOOTER LAFORGE ENTERPRISES’s; Scooter for President I think comparing artist is for the birds but I can’t help think of the late, great Keith Haring when I gawk at Scooter Laforges art work. I reckon that he may be the Keith Harring of the modern world. Scooter  is an undeniable force and his popularity is

Cute Stuff of the Day

Diane, A Shaded View on Fashion – Parties and people text and photos by Stefania Seoni and Stefano Libertini for hickeymag

Spicy Hot Queer Band Alert – Tayisha Busay

I heart creativity! ____________________________________________________ “WTF you doin in my mouth” – TAYISHA BUSAY 411: Hailing from the glamorous gutters of Brooklyn, NY, Tayisha Busay is the best electro-dance band you can possibly experience. They are known for self-producing unique songs and performances composed of synthesizers, drum beats and synchronized choreography for the indie-rocker and club-goer

Surviving Gay Spouse Retains Marriage Rights. Amen!

Heaven forbid any of us ever have to deal with such things. But the reality is , that this is reality. It is comforting to knows that our backs will be covered and we, as gay people will have the same respect as all human being in such dire times to have our relationship recognized

IBR: Bear History Memorabilia

Are you dazed and confused , strutting around with no purpose? Well, for one smoke less pot and two buy yourself a piece of BEAR HISTORY. IBR is gone but purchase a t-shirt and you can carry it with you for ever. If you don’t like t-shirts (weirdo), maybe you can but it over your


All Eyes On: GAUNA ART;Beardie goodness

GAUNA ART is  a breath of fresh air. Most art getting attention these days is Crass and deviant. Don’t get me wrong those are two of my favorite things. Soak of some of GAUNA ART. It will re-fill your soul. Bear illustrator, interested in sketch the bears and chasers community. Sweet G-Rated Beardie goodness! GAUNA BEAR

News Headlines that Grabbed me by the Boo boo

I like running through the internet grabbing things that grab me by the balls, spark my interest or tingle me in one way or another. You’re Welcome! CLICK AND LEARN Learning To Embrace Mess And Chaos Through Yoga Man’s First Best Friend Might Have Been A Fox China’s ‘Go-To’ Typical American Guy Weekend Preview: SF

Empress of SF. Why Should I Care?

What is this Empress thing all about anyhow? I’ve been attacked on corners on 18th and Castro by screaming drag-queens and supporters holding signs, ” Vote for so and so! VOTE!” It all most sounds like a drunken street fight the noise and energy level is so loud. I roll my eyes and move along.


This will NO DOUBT be the high light  of IBR weekend! Mould and Morel are going to blow the top off the mutha’-beepin’ house(Slims actually)! Which will be awesome actually, then our predicted rain for the weekend will pour in on the hairy hotties, backs glistening, sweat flying, beef bouncing, hands in the air, shirts


Children’s Book Explaining Homosexuality

Simple , to the point and easy for a child to understand. So, now the kids get it, How do we teach ignorant adults? < I don’t know the name or authors name >

Bearracuda at IBR is this Saturday! SF CA

B B B Bearracuda ( sing like chia-pet song) is happening this Saturday and it’s not one you’ll want to miss! Bears from around the WORLD will be in town and on the loose! Sit back set your BEAR TRAP and you will have a successful weekend. Via Bearracudas Facebook page One of our BIGGEST


WERQ! MARCELO BURLON / AN EXCLUSIVE MUSIC MIX FOR UN NOUVEAU IDEAL Dear iDEALS, Marcelo Burlon, responsible for some of the most prestigious fashion parties including Chanel, Givenchy… has just sent this wonderful mix for all of you to download and keep.. Posted at 14:41 in iDEAL MUSIC | Permalink Technorati Tags: MARCELO BURLON   TrackBack TrackBack URL for this

This is what’s meant by High-Seas. Atlantis’ Drug Cruise

The idea of going on one of these “gay cruises” is nauseating to me in the first place ( and I don’t even get sea sick) Being stranded on a boat with screaming queens pretending to be butch with their baseball caps on, having the ” times of their lives” and what happens on Atlantis

Hit the Pavement TODAY to Support Same Sex Marriage SF

Protest In Support Of Same Sex Marriage Planned At SF City Hall Monday   via http://sfappeal.com Marriage equality supporters throughout the Bay Area will be gathering in San Francisco and Martinez on Valentine’s Day to protest the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Several dozen same-sex couples, accompanied by supporters, will be asking for marriage licenses at


I am here to be a myth buster! There is indeed an entire webside dedicated to the love and appreciation on hairy backs. Well, if they turn you on or they’re your fetish , or perhaps you just need a fuzzy place to lay your head, I found the place for you http://hairybackedman.blogspot.com/ “Confessions of