Tag Archives: New York City

aids_memorial_v2_low_res

View Approved Design for the Future New York City AIDS Memorial at St. Vincent’s Hospital Park

View Approved Design for the Future New York City AIDS Memorial at St. Vincent’s Hospital Park

Ah-mazing! The design for the future New York City AIDS Memorial at St. Vincent’s Hospital Park was approved by Manhattan Community Board 2. The coalition will now work to seek approvals from the Department of City Planning and the Landmarks Preservation Commission. We will continue to develop the design as we also manage the capital

Screen shot 2011-12-29 at 7.39.05 PM

Stanley Kubrick’s Photos of 1940s New York City: Now Available for Sale

Stanley Kubrick—who wrote and directed Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and The Shining—was one of America’s most influential filmmakers. Directors ranging from the Coen Brothers to Tim Burton paid visual homage to his works in their own films, and no less than Steven Spielberg said: “Nobody could shoot a picture

logo-gcba

2011 New York City Beard & Moustache Competition Dec 3

The Gotham City Beard Alliance is hosting the 2011 New York City Beard (and moustache!) Competition as a fundraiser for the Keep-a-Breast Foundation. The event happens at the Club Europa in Brooklyn on Saturday December 3, 2011 from 7 to 11 PM. Registration to enter in the competition is available until the day before the event. Categories: Full Natural Beard, Partial Beard, 99% Beard, Fake,

bubi canal

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

publicSex_4

(Book) Public Sex in New York City ” Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public”

Fascinating! An activity happening everyday, yet not talked about and definitely not sketched out or drawn from memory. But talking about public, anonymous sex would take the excitement away, no? This is where many LGBT kids learn the birds and the bees. Mike Enders Public Sex in New York City In Petite Mort: Recollections of a

r-COLLEGE-STUDENTS-SUGAR-DADDY-SUGAR-BABY-GAY-large570

News: Satanic Panic, Using ‘Sugar Daddies,’ Transgender Children, Bacteria Lurk in doctors’, nurses’ Nniforms

Sex For Tuition: Gay Male College Students Using ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Pay Off Loan Debt NEW YORK — Three years ago, during his junior year at New York University, Kirk met with a financial aid officer to plead a familiar case: his inability to manage the yearly payments on his $50,000 tuition bill. Once again, the

Sunday Fluff: Anderson Cooper Visits Google, Grizzly Attack, Double-Amputee Sprinter, Hudson Taylor…

Anderson Cooper visits Google’s NYC office to discuss his new daytime talk show and answer questions from YouTube fans around the world moderated by Steve Grove. This event took place on August 24, 2011, as part of the @Google Talks series. Hudson Taylor Wants To Make It Better Straight ally Hudson Taylor, an All-American wrestler known

News: Lower Income LGBT, Cyndi Lauper, Pro-Bullying Campaign, Deputy’s groin grab…

Cyndi Lauper Opens Housing for LGBT Youth Next month, Cyndi Lauper’s 1986 hit “True Colors” takes on new meaning when the True Colors Residencefor homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (L.G.B.T.) youth opens in Harlem on September 1. In New York City, a very disproportionate number (up to 40 percent), of homeless youth identify as L.G.B.T. Even

TONIGHT: EVERYTHING @Bedlam w/ “CHLOE SEVIGNY” DISC JOCQU3: NEW YORK

New York, time to wake the fuck up. It’s Chloe time you lucky bitches! GOOD EVENING AMERICA, HERES “CHLOE SEVIGNY” AND SHE’S A DISC JOCQU3. MAKING HER DJ DEBUT IS THE WONDERFUL, IRREVERENT, STYLE ICON SISTER WIFE AND FRIEND TO NATASHA LYONNE (NATASHA LYNONNE WHO?) – “CHLOE SEVIGNY” CHECK OUT HER VIEWS ON EVERYTHING FROM

Handpicked News: Dustin Lance Black’s Prop. 8 Play, It Doesn’t Get Better, Rolling Stone Founder Marrying Another Man?

Dustin Lance Black’s Prop. 8 Play Attracts All-Star Cast A benefit staged reading of8, Dustin Lance Black’s play about California’s Prop. 8 trial, has attracted an illustrious all-star cast that includes Cheyenne Jackson, Marisa Tomei, Morgan Freeman, Rob Reiner, Christine Lahti, and Anthony Edwards. The one-night-only reading will be directed by Tony Award–winning actor and director Joe

The World’s Most Rock ’n’ Roll Hotel Chelsea, Found Dead with a Needle in its Arm

As a punk rock, mohawk wearing adolescent I wondered what it would be like to OD at the famous  Chelsea in New York. No joke! I wanted to be included in the same group as Sid Vicious’s girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Who would be my Sid? It just came to my attention that I now must kill that

Robert Mapplethorpe–Patti Smith Memoir to Become Film

This should make us 50% excited and 50% perturbed. Let me explain. Smart, educated and worldly people should idolize Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith and will be excited to see more of them and learn some personal tid-bits of their lives. The 50% perturbed part of us, likes the mystery of not-knowing what an artists wears

Results of the 1st Los Angeles Beard and Mustache Championships [Updated]

  “You know competition’s tough when Abraham Lincoln comes in third place.”

Southern-fried Christeene’s gender-fucked Prowl Group from Austin Invades Berlin

Our princess, Christeen of the U.S. of A. has jumped the pond and landed in the sexy and pervert Stockholm & Berlin to get her raunch on. Europeans are just getting a taste of Christeen’s plattter. Let’s hope their eye’s aren’t bigger than their stomaches because they will have indigestion after witnessing her performance. via BUTT

What do you Know About American Rapper/Producer Action Bronson? A Day At Meatopia (Video)

Big boy in the house.   Action Bronson, is an American rapper/producer, with Albanian descent. His stage name derives from gangster William “Action” Jackson, and mafioso actor Charles Bronson. Background Action was born and raised in Flushing, Queens, and is currently working at a yet unknown restaurant in New York City, and frequently raps about food in his songs. He has gained notoriety for being a sound-alike to rapper Ghostface

I Officially Love New York: First Same-sex couple Legally Marry in the State of New York

I too, hope to look as happy and handsome as they do in my life time. NY thank you for leading the game. At Midnight tonight, Kitty Lambert (left) and Cheryle Rudd became the first same-sex couple to legally marry in the state of New York. “By the power vested in me by the laws

feat

Actor Michael Cyril Creighton from the Web Sitcom Jack in a Box, is 1 Cup Uproarious, A Dash Smarts & A Splash of Sass: Interview

  This Jack in a Box is FDA approved. Michael Cyril Creighton who plays Jack in the web sitcom, harnesses the powerful health benefits of laughter and humor, and squeezes them into bite size videos. I insist on calling Micheal Creighton, Doctor, seeing that laughter studies so far have shown that laughter can help relieve pain, bring greater joy, and

Handpicked News 7/13: Google+ Goes Gender Neutral, Bus Ride Bigotry, Bear Chokes to death on sex toy…

Google+ Goes Gender Neutral As early adapters to Google+ are figuring out the best ways to utilize the social networking platform in addition to others like Facebook and LinkedIn, some users may find that Google+ will be helpful in keeping things gender-neutral. Bus Ride Bigotry: What Really Happened to Ari Gold? When musician Sir Ari Gold and

Is Andy Warhol More Alive Now Dead Than When He Was Alive? Interview Mag Talks with Vito Giallo

(via Interview) Each new generation of New Yorkers hungers to shape the city. Andy Warhol’s New York City: Four Walks Uptown to Downtown (The Little Bookroom) reveals how Warhol did just that; the book provides walking directions and information about some of the most important landmarks in his life. Accompanying text by Warhol expert Thomas Kiedrowski provides

trevor1

Catching Up with the Decorated Artist/ Actor/ Model Trevor Wayne| Q&A

You may recognize Trevor Wayne from when he first landed in LA from Chicago and quickly got swiped up by hot-shot networks wanting him for TV pilots including “a role on “ER”. After that TV pilots seemed to be the thing. He has acted along side Fran Drescher and Roseanna Arquette on shows. Enrique Iglesias,

Scooter LaForge Releases EXCLUSIVE line for PATRICIA FIELD

If you are going to do it , do it right, Scooter LaForge has the passion and drive throughout his work that I long for it when I am in its absence. Scooter has coupled up with the dynamic Patricia Field and team to create  unique wearable art and will be available exclusively at the

Advocate Magazine Spotlights Artist Alexei Biryukoff: Banned for obscenity in Siberia

Banned for obscenity in Siberia, Biryukoff’s large-scale male figure paintings are like landscapes of expressive strokes and earthy color. By Christopher Harrity at Advocate.com Alexei Biryukoff was born in Kyrgyzstan, later lived in Kazakhstan, and moved to Russia in 1990, the year before the Soviet Union fell apart. Since 2011 he has been living and working

'Kiss Our American Ass' By Ted Alexandro & Hollis James Kicks Your 4th Of July Weekend Off Right

This video has everything: mustaches, cowboy hats, beer, an inexplicable wheelchair, a Ford truck, a wife gone off to war, a hardcore rap about Bin Laden, and a happy ending. Oh, and it has the word “ass,” like, a lot. Comedians Ted Alexandro and Hollis James have crafted a brilliantly obnoxious satire of American stereotypes, particularly our celebratory response

Trevor Project Honors Actor

The Trevor Project, founded in 1998, is devoted to increasing acceptance and preventing suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. Its fund-raiser may also be one of the few in New York City where several pairs of men’s 2xist underwear were up for silent auction. The first thing being celebrated was the 21-year-old

NY Bar Raided During Celebration: Stonewall All Over?

In a case of poor timing, New York City’s Eagle Bar underwent a sudden police inspection Friday night just as patrons were celebrating the state’s legalization of marriage equality. Those present say representatives from the New York Police Department and three other city agencies, including the State Liquor Authority, arrived shortly after the State Senate’s

43-year-old “urban gold miner” Raffi Stepanian of Queens: Got a Hobby?

There’s gold in them thar sidewalk cracks! A Queens man has discovered enough hidden treasure — bits of diamonds, rubies, platinum and gold — on the gritty sidewalks of Midtown’s Diamond District to make a living. “The streets of 47th Street are literally paved with gold,” a giddy Raffi Stepanian, 43, of Whitestone told The

GAY IN AMERICA: Groundbreaking, Stereotype-Shattering Photo Book Caps Extraordinary Year For Gay Americans

New York, NY, June 3, 2011 – New York City photographer Scott Pasfield and Welcome Books today announced the release of Gay In America, a groundbreaking, stereotype-shattering, unprecedented 224-page book of intimate photos and deeply personal stories from 140 gay American men. Introduced by activist Tom Kirdahy and his husband, playwright Terrence McNally, Gay In

A. Bear Readers Meet Two Jasperjohns, Two Jasperjohns Meet A. Bear Readers

I will be talking with these two delightful, white pants wearing, bear talk lovin’, intellectual buckets of love juice soon for a full interview, so hold your breath because your cerebral cortex will be overly stimulated. Thanks and you’re welcome. Check these guys out on Tumblr in the mean time. ABOUT: Hello friends! I’m a

Bike Lane Blues of the Day: Do You Play by the Rules? | Video

Do you stay in the bike lane although they may be full of mayhem and pot holes? Bike Lane Blues of the Day: As we’ve seen, NYC cyclists don’t always respect the rules of the road. But, as New Yorker Casey Neistat makes painfully clear in this PSA, it’s hard to respect the rules when the rules don’t

Anthony Weiner Press Conference: Admits Sending Racy Pictures, Refuses To Resign| Video

Weiner I forgive you, so lets all move on now. It is such a minor deal compared to bills on the table in the congress that need our focus. All the hype is a distraction from political boredom. We all secretly, deep down inside want to se Weiner’s wiener. He made a “mistake” and has

Featured Photographer: Allison Michael Orenstein; Naked Pie man Series

Allison’s photography has a playful gay boys sensibility. Her collections are strong and cohesive from one photo to the next. I have my eye on this one and so should you. Allison Michael Orenstein is a New York City based portrait photographer. She has been known to also shoot architecture, interiors, food and music. Her

Dial Up: Shampoo and Condition Edition SF CA 5/19

This time we’re getting wet and furry with our theme, it’s the SHAMPOO AND CONDITION EDITION! It’s RJ’s birthday, and, the birthday boy gets whatever he wants, so, we’ve lined up some East Coast bearded guest DJ’s, fuzzy dancers, and, a night for you to WASH THAT MAN RIGHT OUTTA YOUR HAIR. Residents RJ (Viennetta

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN: SAVAGE BEAUTY, A Retrospective

All hail the Queen! The questions that still floats in the air, “Why?” Alexander McQueen may have gone elsewhere but his work is no less of a heavy influence on the fashion world today and the future. This retrospective is all that and a bag of chips. Alexander McQueen is watching and loving it! ___________________________________________________________________

My Chat with Cazwell is a Hot Potato; Interview

My interview with Cazwell is like a hot potato- I cannot hold it any longer. This shit is too good. We touched base on his upcoming album, collaboration with Peaches, Amanda Lepore and his dad’s love of air instruments. You will be proud of me , I held back from any skin flute jokes. The

OOPS! Hip-Hop DJ Arrested for Public Gay Sex

Not just sex, but gay sex with an alleged transgendered male ( gasps). If you are going to partake in park sex, god knows the best of have on our worst of days, it’s like Russian roulette, you will eventually get busted (or a rash). The humilation of getting busted alone keeps me on the trails

HIV post-exposure Prophylaxis for Free

Have you fallen off the safety wagon? Extend hands, palms down, *** SMACK*** Living life without judgement is quite an effort. I equate this PEP to the day after pill for women, but dealing with HIV infection is leaps and bounds heavier than giving birth to an unwanted bastard. This article raises many questions? What

Warhol statue for Union Square NYC, Wow!

Andy Warhol Monument to be Unveiled in NYC’s Union Square Today Visual artist Rob Pruitt will be unveiling “The Andy Monument”, a statue commemorating pop artist and icon Andy Warhol, today at 6 pm in NYC’s Union Square. By RICH CALDER @ New York Post Washington. Lincoln. Ghandi … and now Warhol. A massive monument honoring Andy

" It Gets Better" Book Launch NYC; And the Fans Go Wild

This is one of the many books I will be pushing in the near future. I fee old-school buying books. This digital world in which we live leaves me somewhat empty. I want to be able to hold the weight of a book in my hands, smell the fresh pressed paper. I want to be

Top
s2Member®