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Rugby Star Keegan Hirst First Brit Player to Come Out as Gay

One macho man at a time that comes out will help everyone to come out in time. Come out come out wherever you are. Keegan, 27, reveals the secret torment of dealing with his sexuality while carving out a career in one of the world’s most macho sports. Mirror reports: Rugby League player Keegan Hirst […]

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An Open Letter to Kid Rock About the Word ‘Gay’ from Dave Holmes is Fantastic

OK, I’m a little late to the game. This letter from David Holmes to Kid Rock came about last week. Prepping myself to interview Dave Holmes this afternoon, I read through this letter and it’s  just too fantastic not to share with you all. The letter originally appeared at www.esquire.com Dear Kid Rock, Congratulations on […]

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Brazil: Francisco Hurtz Criticizes the Model of Masculinity in “Locker / Room” at the Cultural Epicenter

  I am loving everything about these. Nudity that’s not gratuitous, although there is nothing wring with that. These images intrigue me and provokes questions and conversation. Francisco Hurtz criticizes the model of masculinity  in “Locker / Room” at the Cultural Epicenter The artist Francisco Hurtz presents his solo exhibition “Locker / Room” until February […]

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Sydney Mardi Gras – “There’s Only One Party” Promo Video

You know it, you love it and it loves you right back – one of the world’s wildest, sexiest, bravest and most outlandish celebrations, the Mardi Gras Party, returns with arms stretched wider than ever before. In 2014, bring the party you love with you wherever you go – from the moment you prepare for the […]

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Russia: Tortured and Killed Gay Man Was ‘Raped with Beer Bottles’

Pink News reports: A gay man from the southern Russian city of Volgograd who was tortured to death in an apparent hate crime, was sexually assaulted with beer bottles, and had his skull “smashed with a stone”, authorities said on Sunday. The death of the man has concerned activists, who say prejudice is becoming more […]

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Another Study Suggests Those Who Are Most Homophobic Might Actually Be Gay

True or not , I love studies like this. They make people think. By RICHARD M. RYAN and WILLIAM S. RYAN at New York Times: In recent years, Ted Haggard, an evangelical leader who preached that homosexuality was a sin, resigned after a scandal involving a former male prostitute; Larry Craig, a United States senator […]

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“Freier Fall”: Gay German Film Opens MoMA’s Kino! Exhibition: Watch Trailer

Continuing a long tradition of celebrating emerging visions from German filmmakers, we are pleased to present MoMA’s 35th annual series of new films from Germany. Selected from major international festivals, including this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, the series features popular narrative, documentary, and avant-garde works that demonstrate Germany’s vital role as an incubator of […]

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Watch: “STICKY” Issue #1: Gay Erotic Comic Promo Clip!

  Best-selling author Clive Barker describes STICKY as “Sexy, stylish, minimalist…an intense mixture of erotic realism and the freedom of comics storytelling makes STICKY a pleasure to have in one hand.” STICKY is a three-issue comic series of erotic tales of man-on-man carnality and sweetness written by Dale Lazarov and drawn by Steve MacIsaac. “This […]

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Gay British Teen, Dies After Being Set On Fire At Birthday Party

So much shame and injustice involved with this story. Sometimes I really think and eye for an eye is a good punishment. huffingtonpost.com reports: A young British man has been convicted of manslaughter after killing a gay teen by setting him on fire. The BBC reports that 20-year-old Jordan Sheard has been sentenced to three […]

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Although Discredited, Gay Conversion Therapy Remains an Option for Minors

“Justin Utley was 25 when he began going to Evergreen, a support group in Salt Lake City, Utah, that helped people “diminish same-sex attractions and overcome homosexual behavior.” After returning from his mission trip as a young Mormon, he’d approached his bishop and told him he might be gay—which led him to seek help using […]

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4 Gay Men Murdered in Queens: Possibly-Linked Series of Attacks: Video

Frightening. pix11.com reports: NEW YORK (PIX11) – There is terror spreading across the gay community Tuesday after four openly gay men were murdered in a series of attacks that may be connected. According to authorities, two of the men were killed within a week of each other in Queens, the most recent found unconscious Saturday night in […]

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Rick Warren: Being Gay Is Like ‘Punching A Guy In The Nose’ Or Consuming Arsenic

Megachurch (disgusting) pastor Rick Warren remains as ill-informed on gay identity as ever. Unfazed by the notion that there may be a biological cause for homosexuality, Warren told Piers Morgan (dumb ass) on CNN this week that acting on same-sex attractions is no different from “punching a guy in the nose” or consuming arsenic: WARREN: Here’s what we […]

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New Music: Gay Pop Artist Jonny Has Released “Gay Canon”: Video

Gay pop artist Jonny has released his first music video for the pop anthem “Gay Canon.”  With lyrics like “at the end of this song you will be gayer” and “I’ll say a prayer for you” – the Gay Canon confronts homophobia and bigotry in a gay anthem that is equal parts pride march and dance party. […]

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Nine Anti-Gay Preachers Arrested at New Orleans Gay Southern Decadence Celebration

I love this shit! Hypocritical lying morons alert.   Nine preachers were arrested Saturday after police said they yelled anti-gay slurs over bullhorns during a demonstration at Southern Decadence, an annual celebration of gay culture in theFrench Quarter. Patrick O’Connell, 45, Rolando Igleasias, 31, Cesar Chavez, 22, Daniel Hoogerhuis, 26, Danny Guevera, 20, Larry Craft, 52, […]

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Gay Salt Lake City Night Club Jam Bombarded by Fire Early Thursday Morning

SALT LAKE CITY ABC 4 News reports – A crowd at a popular Salt Lake City gay club is attacked by flaming projectiles. Fernando Noriega explains to ABC 4 what happened early Thursday morning at Club JAM at 751 North 300 West. “So we had at least 30 to 40 people here,” said Noriega. “Everybody’s congregated to […]

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British Sensation Mika Tells Instinct Mag, “Yeah, I’m gay.”

This another one of those, I thought we all already knew. But I guess it was just assumed that  British singer  Mika was a homosexual (love that word). Mika, the much celebrated British singer, has come out as a gay man. Though in previous interviews the 28-year-old had stated he was was bisexual, he has never said he […]

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Legendary New York City Gay Bath House ‘The Continental Baths’ Documentary

Accidental Bear approved! Kickstart this project HERE Principle photography has wrapped on CONTINENTAL. It is your help that got us here. Now..we need to finish it and get it ready for submitting to festivals. After the generous outpouring from people all over the world I was able to head to Australia and get the key […]

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Amtrak Jumps on Pro-Gay Train And Unveils Ads Featuring Same-Sex Families

Amtrak has unveiled two new ads featuring same-sex families traveling together. Advertising that children age 2-15 ride 50 percent off when traveling with an adult, the headlines read, “Priceless Family Moments Are Now Affordable.” Two version of the ad, one with a picture of a male couple and another with a female couple, were distributed.  Both versions include […]

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“Domesticity Isn’t Pretty!” Leonard and Larry A Gay Comic You Should Know by Tim Barela

LGBTQ Comics and Graphic Artists You Should Know Tim Barela’s Leonard and Larry  Tim Barela (born in Temecula, California), is an acclaimed gay cartoonist, best known for his creation of the comic strip, Leonard & Larry. The Leonard & Larry characters first appeared in a 1984 issue of Gay Comix, then were later featured in The Advocate and Frontiers magazines. The comic series is collected in four volumes published by Palliard Press. […]

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Gay Guido Nelly Bear on Jersey Show Spin Off Show: Video

Who knew? We are not usually ones that report about the Jersey Shore but…. there seems to be some scruffy beef on the show coming this Thursday. On the opposing side  he turns out to be a typical and embarrassing drunk gay character. Towleroad reports: This Thursday, the two gay best friends of Snooki and […]

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Anderson Cooper’s Message to Andrew Sullivan: “The Fact Is, I’m Gay.”

Read below and intense and honest email sent to Andrew Sullivan of The Dish from one of our faves, the silver fox himself, Anderson Cooper. Andrew says “as a friend for more than two decades. I asked him (Cooper) for his feedback on this subject ( emerging trend: gay people in public life who come out in a much […]

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Melbourne’s Men Only Dance Party,TRØUGH X Gives You Yummy-Hairy Photo Spread of Manliness

The amount of artistry that goes into club promotions these day blow my mind. Melbourne’s Men Only Dance Party,TRØUGH X Gives us here an outstanding display of photography for up coming dance part on July 28th. Hairy Yum-Yums with an exquisite taste of the worlds finest men displayed in photographs below by JOHN TSIAVIS + NIK DIMOPOULOS. Enjoy […]

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Big Freedia Talks to Xtra About How She Put the “Sissy” in Bounce Music: Video

Big Freedia is the stage name of Freddie Ross, an American musician known for work in bounce music. In 2011 Freedia was named Best Emerging Artist and Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist in January’s Best of the Beat Awards. New Orleans’ Big Freedia talks to xtra about how she put the “Sissy” in bounce music. Big Freedia’s […]

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“We Speak Bear”: MISTER -The App for Adult Men: Bearomance Ensues in Adorable Video Promo

“Bear Talk” introduces Smart Bear, a cuddly gay bear cub, and his first encounter with MISTER. Bearomance ensues. Woof. MISTER says: Our mission is to bring Maturity, Integrity, Safety, Truth, Enjoyment and Respect to mobile gay dating, to create a healthy alternative to meat-market websites and apps and celebrate adult men. Company Overview MISTER was created […]

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“No Strings Attached” Video Trailer: A Bearish Romantic Gay Film with Chubster Sex

Mikiech and Keith try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it’s not long before they learn that they want something more. I think it is humanly impossible to have NO strings attached. This film blows through some issues involved in the A, B and C’s of NSA relationships and their dynamics on friendships. That […]

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Ethiopia: Newspaper Warns of Gay ‘Infestation’

A popular Ethiopian daily newspaper alleges the United States and Europe are plotting to export, spread and promote homosexuality in Ethiopia. In an article published by Yenga daily, on the 18 June, homosexuality was described as rapidly-growing ‘infestation’ whose carriers are now ‘estimated’ to have reached 16,000. The paper also alleged that gays have an […]

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Hair Balls of the Day: Kissing Soccer Players Poster to Combat Homophobia in the Ukraine

Out Sports reports: With Euro 2012 dominating the soccer world for the month, and against the backdrop of gays being warned against being open in Ukraine, one of the host countries, we find a poster from a German group that asks fans to consider homophobia. “Would you also beat up your favorite player for this?” asks Maneo, […]