Queer News

The NYC Taxi Drivers 2018 Calendar #Woof

This may be my favorite calendar off the season. Woof, as the gays say. Now in its fifth year, the 2018 calendar ($14.99) showcases another bevy of actual cabbies striking cheeky, body-positive poses. The annual project benefits the University Settlement of New York City, providing housing and education to immigrant families.  

Art

NYC’s Museum of Sex | Call to Action Against Violence Against the LGBTQ Population in Peru | NSFW

CANON: JUAN JOSE BARBOZA-GUBO & ANDREW MROCZEK OPENS OCTOBER 20   The first bilingual exhibition to be shown at the Museum of Sex, Canon offers an immersive experience commensurate with Barboza-Gubo and Mroczek’s intimate and vibrant works.   Canon is a call to action against the relentless violence the LGBTQ population faces throughout Peruvian culture.  Peru native […]

Queer News

“NYC, 1981” | The Most Dangerous Year in the City’s History | Film

  “A Most Violent Year is a searing crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the city’s history. From acclaimed writer/director J.C. Chandor, and starring Oscar Isaac (INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS) and Jessica Chastain (ZERO DARK THIRTY), this gripping story plays out within a maze of […]

Queer News

New York City’s First LGBTQ Comic Convention Gets a Date and a Glamorous Venue | June 13th

Geeks OUT is excited to announce that NYC’s first-ever queer-focused comic con, FLAME CON, will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn. After running a successful Kickstarter for the event last November, which raised over $19,000, Geeks OUT is set to bring together LGBTQ fans on an unprecedented […]

Queer News

“Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical” | NYC

    Get your tickets NOW for the Highly Anticipated Off-Broadway Premiere of “Mighty Real: a Fabulous Sylvester Musical“- the Brand New musical that celebrates the life of the Original 1970’s Disco Queen SYLVESTER. With songs like “(You Make Me Feel) Mighty Reall”, “Can’t Stop dancing” and “You Are My Friend”, Previews are set to […]

Music Queer News

BLOWOFF: Pride Weekend New York City: Friday June 28: New Venue: Get All the Details Here:

NYC this pride weekend, THIS you won’t want to miss. Event FACEBOOK PAGE. Go here and see see who RSVP’d and who your potential hook-ups, you know you’re going to!   NEW VENUE! Friday  June 28 (Pride Weekend) New York NY @  Gramercy Theatre  (Advance Tickets) Tickets HERE Tuesday July 16 (Bear Week) Provincetown MA @  Boatslip www.blowoff.us Check out […]

Music

B-52s and the Go-Go’s Play NYC’s Roseland Ballroom June 19th

  Yes! Just in time for  NYC Gay Pride, the B-52s and the Go-Go’s play Manhattan’s Roseland Ballroom on June 19th as part of a joint tour that has yet to confirm any other dates, although ten other cities are on the TBD roster. Tickets for the NYC date are already on sale. This is the first tour […]

Art Queer News

23 Yr Old Playwright’s “Our Lady” Sells Out Opening Night at the Fringe NYC: Aims to Inspire Gay Youth

   On Monday night at the Living Theatre, James Fluhr and Company premiered Our Lady to a standing ovation from a sold-out house. Jason Jacobs of NYTheatre.com described the show as “a theatrical experience that holds [the audience] enthralled” and “the splashiest production [he’s] ever seen at FringeNYC.” In a personal essay written for the Huffington Post […]

Art Queer News

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 […]

Music Queer News

NEW MUSIC: Brett Gleason’s New Video, ‘Destruction’ From Upcoming EP, ‘The Thawing’

Out on iTunes today, 2-21 – ‘Destruction’ is the first single from Brett’s upcoming sophomore EP, ‘The Thawing’ – now streaming on BandCamp where pre-orders are being taken for the 3-20 release. Combining the intimacy of a piano based singer-songwriter with dark electronics and jazz harmonics: Brett Gleason’s music has been called ‘revolutionary‘ and garnered comparisons to artists as diverse as Trent Reznor, Tori Amos […]

Art Music Queer News

NYC ART: Dixon Place presents: “Somewhere, Something Incredible is Waiting to be Known” by Inbred Hybrid Collective

February 21st 2011 @ 7:30 pm Conceived/Directed/Produced by Inbred Hybrid Collective Dixon Place 161A Chrystie Street New York, NY 10002 (212) 219-0736 Inspired by the relationship between quantum physics and mythology, this theatrical exploration uses as it’s title and jumping off point a Carl Sagan quote. The vastness of the universe is expostulated in an […]

This Town Vodcast Videos

Q & A: Get to Know Hell’s Kitchen’s Dance-Pop Musician Matt Ryanz

Born and raised in Chicago, Matt Ryanz was extremely active in local church choirs, high school musicals, as well as classical piano and music composition classes. Matt learned quickly though that pop was his true destiny when he would listen to the sounds of Madonna, Britney Spears and Michael Jackson. The unsigned songwriter and performer is […]

Hair Ball of Day

‘You Belong To The City’: Sam Devries Photographs Model Andrew Coslow In NYC

This man wears clothes supremely well. Our fashion connection,  Stefano Guerrini, from webelieveinstyle.it, brings us this masculine spread and says,” Model turned photographer, Sam Devries sent me this shot he has taken exclusively for my blog. I really like dandy newcomer model Andrew Coslow at MAS MODELS and I’m very happy to share these pictures with you. Below Sam […]

Queer News

Anderson Cooper’s Two-Millionth Twitter Follower NYC Trip Giveaway

Oh Me Me Me, hand raised to the sky. Anderson is about to hit a big milestone on Twitter — his 2 millionth follower! To celebrate, the “Anderson” team is giving one of Anderson’s (@AndersonCooper) Twitter followers a trip to New York to see the show, plus, an opportunity to make an appearance on “Anderson.” View complete […]

Queer News

Straight Alliance Hudson Taylor in Tighty Whities on a NYC Train

No Pants Subway Ride hits New York City for 11th year Straphangers throughout New York City nonchalantly stripped to their underwear from the waist down Sunday afternoon as part of a global practical joke Straphangers throughout New York City nonchalantly stripped to their underwear from the waist down Sunday afternoon as part of a global […]

Hair Ball of Day

Bad Beard: ‘Fake Beard’ Gunman Fires on NYC Cops

Haven’t we bearded already dug ourselves out the trenches of stigma that come along with having a beard? Now these amateur criminals are using these way to predictable disguises, a fake beard, to shield their identity. Can’t these use a fake nose or something other than a beard (cries in palm of my hands)? Whatever […]

Hair Ball of Day

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 […]

Hair Ball of Day

My Newest Obsession, BUBI CANAL: Spanish Visual Artist Living in New York City

Bubi Canal (Santander, Spain 1980) Based in New York bubicanal@gmail.com “Bubi Canal is a Spanish visual artist living in New York City. Bubi teleports us to impossible worlds full of emotions and mysterious and intriguing characters. His work combines different types of media and artistic methods including photography, video and sculpture and deals with the recurring themes of human wishes, […]

Queer News

Make TONIGHT Count: New Yorkers Rally for LGBT Homeless Youth

The story of a homeless teen is never black and white. Make a difference, tonight if you are in the New York area, rally! New York City’s Ali Forney Center is rallying in Union Square to bring attention to LGBT youth homelessness. Both state and local budgets have cut funding for youth shelters in New York, where 40-50 percent […]

Hair Ball of Day

PINUPS Issue 15 to Launch 9/23/2011: The Monster, New York

Pinups is pleased to announce the latest issue, No.15, featuring Micka . Please join us to celebrate at The Monster in New York, NY, with DJ Shannon Michael Cane. $4.25 drink special. Launch for Issue 15 Friday, September 23, 2011 10:00pm–4:00am The Monster 80 Grove Street New York, NY 10014 Free with RSVP to contact@pinupsmag.com or RSVP to Facebook event page. […]

Art Fashion

Film: “Castle LaForge” Take a journey through Scooter’s Castle of Delights.

NYC city artist/designer Scooter LaForge lives a life  of bright colors, neon actually, cheerful images of Mickey Mouse and Popeye with oversized cocks, but I still sense, smell through his images on canvass a dark underbelly. He recently released a short film, Castle LaForge, premiering at Patricia Field’s multimedia art exhibit. Castle LaForge is provocative, playful, gritty, twisted world […]

Art Queer News

Inbred Hybrid Collective Forget Their Manners: NYC Sept 13th

A Book Club Burlesque inspired by “The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners.” Calling all bears, artists and performers: musicians, dancers, circus, variety, burlesque performers, film makers, puppeteers, piano players, drag queens, installation artists, photographers, actors, freaks, the bizarre, strange, and subversive … We highly recommended that you read the book because this IS a BOOK […]