Queer News

Weekly Rehash: Pogono-Files, Fight Fire in Drag, “Testimony”, Knitted Jock, Gay Bears at Beach Art, Bad Barbie, Hairy Guy in a Tutu…

News: Arts Group Has Transformed the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Saga Into a Musical Show (Video) Fraternity Bros Wobble in Red Stilettos to Raise Awareness About Sexual Abuse and Violence Against Women (Video) Short Film: “Sunshine” An American Ad Producer in Shanghai (Watch Here) New Film: “What Do You Know?” 6 to 12 Year Olds […]

Art Queer News

Photography Exhibition at SF’s GLBT Museum Focuses on AIDS Activism

San Francisco, CA – A new exhibition at The GLBT History Museum, “Life and Death in Black and White: AIDS Direct Action in San Francisco, 1985-1990,” focuses on the work of five queer photographers who documented the emergence of militant AIDS activism in San Francisco through the medium of black-and-white film. With sharp focus and […]

Hair Ball of Day

Shane Ruff is Rocking the T-Shirt World and Has a Deal for You at Ruffshirt.com

www.ruffshirt.com  &   www.ruffstudio.com Are you a t-shirt whore? It’s okay, you not alone! Ruff Shirts and Accidental Bear has a deal for you.  Ruff Shirts has set up a coupon code  for $10 off any order of $50 or more (the Coupon Code is “BEAR10” – which would need to be entered at checkout on the site). […]

Queer News

Adorable Mr Gay UK Pledges Portion of Winnings to HIV Charity

Male beauty pageant winner (let’s call it what it is), the adorable Samuel Kneen, Mr Gay UK, has pledged a portion of his prize money to the HIV/AIDS charity, the Terence Higgins Trust.     Kneen, 22, is to give a portion of the £2000 prize money to the charity in support of a friend who was […]

Queer News

THE CAMPAIGN: “No on 8 ” Documentary in Progress (Extended Trailer)

Goosebumps Heartbreaking and inspiring, THE CAMPAIGN is a human drama, following ordinary people compelled by a passionate belief in equality to go far beyond their everyday selves. They are caught in the political firestorm of one of the largest social issue campaigns the US has ever seen, the campaign to defeat California’s Proposition 8 and […]

Hair Ball of Day

Bears Revamp SF Winter Weekend; Good Bye IBR, Hello SF Bear Weekend

(ebar.com) The bears will be returning to San Francisco this winter after all, but for more of a DIY event than an officially organized weekend. For years the city played host each February to the International Bear Rendezvous, a three-day-long gathering for hirsute gay and bisexual men and their admirers. But after 17 years, organizers […]

This Town Vodcast Videos

Studio Visit With SF Artist Chris Dorosz: Interview & Secrets

Artist Chris Dorosz maintains a studio practice in San Francisco where he teaches at the Academy of Art University. Why is it that when I look at Chris, the song by Rod Stewart comes to mind, “Some Guys Have All The Luck “? Excited to have a studio visit with the talented hunk, I hoofed it over […]

Hair Ball of Day

Why Everyone Wants Benjamin Dukhan: VMagazine Spain Interview

In this interview by VMagazine Spain, they ask, Why does everyone want Dukhan? I can give you a 100 reasons off the tip of my tongue: beard, intrigue, originality, sex appeal, charm etc. I personally don’t like having to share Benjamin with the rest of the world! VMagazine finds out in this interview that Benjamin does […]

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Must Have BUTT: Most Unputdownable Issue of BUTT Magazine Ever (29)

In case you missed that BUTT 29 came out last month. The most unputdownable issue of BUTT ever has just arrived. Diehard fans had to wait two years for it. This extra thick, double issue is spread out over one hundred and forty-four pink pages, and is filled with humpy guys (raises hand).   BUTT 29 […]

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Q & A: Artist BUBI CANAL’s Wacky & Colorful Art Splashes Over New York City

Artist Bubi Canal hails from Santander Spain, now based out New York and is taking big bites out of the apple. His art work strikes me as multicultural-Sesame Street colored-walking canvases that have the potential of turning into sculptural fashions at any moment. Bubi Canal sports a desirable full beard, the kind you want to run […]

Art Queer News

Proud and Out “Queer Kids”: Photos by M. Sharkey

A refreshing photo spread by  M. Sharkey capturing wonderful portraits of queer kids. These photo although two-dimensional have great depth. Chosen to pose were a delightful variety of teens from all backgrounds. It is great to see positive images of queer youth to counteract all the horrible, daily tragedies of bullying and suicides we see dominating the […]

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The Men from Friday Night Furlosophy Give Us “Conspiracy Theories” Video

Our good pals from down under, Malcolm and Jason of Friday Night Furlosophy, discuss, argue and bicker about “big brother” watching you. Or maybe they are just on acid and paranoid. Nonetheless, I always enjoy time with these blokes. They get me laughing and they get me thinking. God bless America? Just because you’re not […]

Art Fashion Queer News

Issue # 3: Dirty Queer Magazine

Issue #3, released on 24 September 2011, features Australian and international queer photography and art: “human unicorn”, Danni Daniels Melbourne art director and club promoter Nik Dimopoulos our Bears of Sydney centrefold an interview with established Australian artist and performer, Aña Wojak William Yang, the Australian photographer and performer Emilie Jouvet, France, producer of the […]

Hair Ball of Day

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!

Queer News

News: Recriminalize Homosexuality, Choi’s Trial, Romney Too Gay Friendly, Bigamist and Pedophiles are ‘Waiting in the Wings’

AFA’S BRYAN FISCHER: RECRIMINALIZE HOMOSEXUALITY Bryan Fischer, spokesman for the American Family Association (which hosted Rick Perry’s prayer rally), called today for the recriminalization of homosexuality. Though laws against “sodomy” were found unconstitutional in 2003 in Lawrence v. Texas, Fischer said there is “no reason why it cannot be a criminal offense once again.” [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF9J__0rT50&w=326&h=150] […]

Music Queer News

Viral Youtube Clip Outs a Gay Soldier

Soldier opts to us the internet to gain strength to come out of the closet as a gay man and discusses his views on DADT. He proclaims he is from the bible belt. The headless soldier step by step talks about his process of revealing his real identity to fellow comrades and friends. He eventually […]

Queer News

Oakland Pride Welcomes Families: September 4

In a cheering voice, “Who’s got pride? Oakland Does!!” At this point in pride season, some of us may be all prided out! But I am sure you can squeeze a little more out for our brothers and sisters on Oak-town. Mike Enders Organizers are preparing Oakland’s second annual LGBTQ Pride festival, hoping to draw families […]

Art Queer News

Video: Gay Gingers Try Breed to Save “Their Kind”

“Let me see nature’s paper clip! “O-M-abcdefghijklmnop-G! Gay gingers try to seduce lady friend by offering to eat her fish taco for lunch. SecondCityNetwork you have out done yourself, bravo! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUqZaYCJqNE&w=400&h=225] (via www.towleroad.com)

Queer News

Handpicked News: “Kill the Gays” Bill Isn’t Dead, National Go Topless Day, Sandra Lee Has A Potty Mouth,

Amy Winehouse: No Illegal Drugs in System at Death No illegal drugs were in the system of Amy Winehouse when thetroubled singer died July 23, says her family. Spokesman Chris Goodman said in a statement Tuesday: “Toxicology results returned to the Winehouse family by authorities have confirmed that there were no illegal substances in Amy’s system at the time of her […]

Health Queer News

AUSTRALIA: R U OK Day: A National Day of Action that Aims to Prevent Suicide| Sept 15

A wonderful message. The world should take notice of the compassion happening down under. Mike Enders VicBears is planning to start some life-changing conversations this September 15, hosting a discussion evening on mental wellbeing and how to look after your mates. The evening is being held to coincide with R U OK Day, a national day […]

This Town Vodcast Videos

INTERVIEW: Drag Terrorist CHRISTEENE Plays with Accidental Bear & There’s a lot of Stank Mentioned

I just wrestled a wild, mysterious, gorgeous and stinky wild animal for you named CHRISTEENE, who has been handed the title ‘Drag Terrorist” on a silver platter. Tranquilizers did not work so I had to strategically reel CHRISTEENE in with food scraps and then I pounced hard, swinging with questions. In 2009 singer CHRISTEENE mysteriously […]

Art Queer News

Dirty Queer Magazine Issue #3: Out Sept 24th

Queer photography, arts and culture, published in Sydney, Australia. Published in Sydney and distributed internationally, Dirty Queer has an Australian and international queer perspective on photography, arts and culture. Distinct from the gaystream, we offer a sexy and subversive angle on diverse queer experience. Dirty Queer Magazine            

Queer News

Handpicked News: MARRIAGE IS LIKE WATER, NOT BEER, Progressives Are Funnier Than Conservatives, NEW DOCUMENTARY

‘Daily Show’ Creator Lizz Winstead On Supporting Planned Parenthood, And Why Progressives Are Funnier Than Conservatives On July 9, Daily Show creator, former Air America host, and comedian Lizz Winstead hit the road for a stand-up tour benefitting Planned Parenthood. She took a break from the show and finishing work on her forthcoming memoir to talk to me […]

Queer News

Lucille Ball Found Gay Rights “Perfectly All Right”

Of Course she was on our side. There have been a multitude of tributes this week remembering comedy icon Lucille Ball who was born 100 years ago today, but a vintage interview with People magazine reveals the late entertainer was in favor of gay rights. In a candid interview from 1980, Ball was asked her thoughts on a number […]

Health

Gay Bachelor Blog Presents: Featured Bachelors Shape up for Pride Season

We at Accidental Bear love our friends at Gay Bachelor Blog. GayBachelorBlog.com partners up with Fitness Expert Jeremy Foreshew to get two of our Featured Bachelors in shape for Pride Season! It’s the final weight where we learn if the boys have met their targets or not. Congrats to both David and Aaron!       […]

Queer News

Queers that have Your Back: Journalists Honored for Work in Media, Activism

The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association announced Monday that it will induct Don Michaels, William Dorr Lambert Legg, and Michelangelo Signorile into its Hall of Fame. Michaels, Legg, and Signorile will be honored at an awards ceremony at the 2011 National Convention and 8th annual LGBT Media Summit in Philadelphia on Aug. 27. The […]

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Accidental Bear Takes a Casual Walk Thru Dore Alley Street Fair: Video Evidence

There are some things in life you shouldn’t pass up while your heart is still ticking and body is still willing. One of those events is San Francisco’s Dore Alley Street Fair “Up Your Alley.” You never know who you may run into with their pants down. Leather, Bears and flogging, oh my. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gDioSyQnNk&w=400&h=224]

Music

Feeding the Gays: Gay Identical Twins ELEPHANT Talk to GG20

Twin rapping gay brothers Jackson and Coleman have a special message for the members of Gorgeous, Gay and Twenty-Something and the BoiParty nation! Check out ElephantWave.com for more info! [vimeo 27051799 w=400 h=225]   NEW VIDEO: Queer Nation by Elephant [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qt-wdB8oZyQ&w=400&h=225]