17 Ways To Tell Your Straight Friend Is Gay-Curious
“A quick search for gay porn will reveal our bizarre obsession with straight men — “straight dude fucks his teammate,” “straight bro first time anal,” and so on. Where does this come from? Internalized homophobia, perceptions of masculinity, or our childhood fantasies of fucking the quarterback? Probably some compendium of all three.” Advocate
Watch Three Clips from the Gay Drama ‘Beach Rats’, Due Out This Friday
“Here are three new clips from the Eliza Hittman film Beach Rats, about a gay teen’s sexual awakening in modern day Brooklyn, which is out this Friday.” Towleroad
Men Strip Down To Celebrate Body-Positivity
“In celebration of body-positivity, gay pin-up magazine Meat has assembled a group of “everyday” men to take off their clothes, as an f-you to body shamers everywhere.
For their new 2018 nude calendar, editor Adrian Lourie gathered a bevy of handsome gents.
He says he hopes to, “defy the body shaming that goes on in the gay community.”” Instinct Magazine
This Photo Of ‘Dinosaur Kid’ + Athlete Francesc Gascó’s Bubble Butt Will Drive You Wild
“Self-confessed ‘dinosaur kid’ and CrossFit athlete Francesc Gascó isn’t afraid of taking his clothes off. We’re also not afraid to watch him take them off, either.
Alongside being an athlete, Francesc works deep in the world of science, with a PhD in palaeontology. He’s even been on the pages of Men’s Health Spain, too. However, his work on Instagram is giving us life!” Gay Times
Tom Noonan By Dion Rowe
“We’re loving our latest daddy! Mr Tom Noonan! The 40-year-old is only interested in clean healthy living and exercise, particularly when travelling the world.
Like what you see? Share this post on your social media for all your friends to enjoy.” DNA Magazine
“Ken is a bubbly yet polite gentleman with strong sex appeal, especially when the clothes come off. As a husky owner, Ken loves dogs and an animal lover. Working as a bar host, Ken knows how to communicate really well.
Show some love, follow the photographer and the model from this shoot on their social media.” DNA Magazine
John Stamos Celebrates Turning 54 By Stripping Down To His Birthday Suit
“Why waste your time staring at the sun when you could gaze at John Stamos’ round moon? The Fuller House star celebrated turning the by 5-4 yesterday by posting a photo of himself in his birthday suit to Instagram. Because, hey, why not? ” Queerty
Physique Pictorial, One Of The First Homoerotic Magazines, Is Coming Back This Fall
“One of the first homoerotic magazines is returning and we couldn’t be happier.
There’s currently a kickstarter running for Physique Pictorial. This was a magazine that arrived in 1951 because of gay pioneer Bob Mizer.
Remember, the 1950s were a time when being gay was still considered a crime and distributing porn was as well.
Mizer however didn’t care. In fact, he was imprisoned at a work camp in California for doing so, but he kept moving anyway.” Instinct Magazine
Charles-Laurent Marchand’s Bare Bubble Butt Is The Best Thing You’ll See Today
“In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re big fans of French hunk Charles-Laurent Marchand here at Gay Times.
If he’s not spending the weekend naked and teasing us about it on social media, he’s celebrating political events like the recent French election by flashing followers with photos of his peachy rear end.” Gay Times
Here’s What Your Fave Disney Characters Might Look Like If They Were Transgender
“A New York-based artist hopes to make the Disney universe more inclusive by reimagining beloved animated characters from “Sleeping Beauty” to “The Princess and the Frog” as transgender people.” Huffington Post
Stuart Sandford Gives Good Face
“Back in 2007 Stuart Sandford created a photographic series titled Cumfaces, the first iteration of the “selfie” in his work. He sent out an open call through social networks and eventually received around 25 responses. Twelve of those responses spoke to Stuart for different reasons and they were published and exhibited for the first time ever in Poland. ” Advocate
“From the viral RompHim trend, to lacy shorts, summer 2017 has been filled with fashion trends we loved and hated… which is why we’re excited to announce the launch our quarterly LGBTQ fashion photo series, Trend Alert!
Check out our selection for the top 10 trends of summer 2017. Then, leave a comment and let us know which looks you love and hate the most.” Queerty
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This Dudeoir Calendar Of Bearded Men Leaves Little To The Imagination
“Created by photographer Chad Castigliano, Whimsical Woodsman And Friends is a dudeoir calendar that features men stripping down for great causes, including the Red Cross and Books To The Rescue, a nonprofit that provides books and stuffed animals to kids in crisis. (Castigliano’s wife runs the local Prescott, Arizona chapter of the national organization.)” HuffPost
Almost Two-Thirds Of Gay Men Barebacked The Last Time They Had Sex, Survey Finds
“Over half of gay men surveyed by GMFA admitted to not using a condom the last time they had anal sex.
The gay men’s health charity surveyed 523 gay and bi men and asked them about the last time they had sex, what type of sex it was, when they were last tested and what risky sex means to them.
65% of respondents said that they didn’t use condoms the last time they had anal sex, with 11% of these saying that they didn’t think about or worry about the risks when engaging in bareback sex. 8% of respondents said their last encounter was bareback but one or both participants were on PrEP, while 27% of total respondents said that they consider themselves to have a risky sex life.” Winq
This Shirtless Violinist Turned The Little Mermaid Into The Gay Fairytale Of Your Dreams
“The Shirtless Violinist is continuing on his missions to bring all our childhood fantasies to life by turning The Little Mermaid into a same-sex romance.
“We all know the story of Ariel, The Little Mermaid,” he said of the video, “but have you heard of Areola, The Little Merman?
“Just like his seashell-clad sister, he dreams of having legs and exploring the shore up above…”” Gay Times
Send Nudes: Why Naked Attraction Is The Best Thing On TV
“Forget body confidence blogs and inspirational Instagram posts – the only thing currently making me feel remotely better about my less than perfect looks is a dating show in which people strip naked.
Naked Attraction sees the great British public baring all, supposedly in the hope of finding love.
But what many participants, not to mention viewers like me, find instead, is increased self-confidence, better perspective and a long-overdue dose of reality when it comes to the human body.” Metro
Things Are Getting Hairy In The ‘Where The Bears Are’ Season 6 Trailer
“The guys behind popular, long-running gay web series Where the Bears Are have released a trailer for its sixth season ahead of its launch on August 31.
The Kickstarter-funded comic show that bills itself as Golden Girls meets Murder, She Wrote picks up where season five left off, spotlighting four gay Silver Lake roommates and their close encounters of the bear kind. This time around, it promises the “trial of the century” as main character Nelson (Ben Zook) is charged with murder. Also returning are perennially-struggling actor Reggie (Rick Copp), aspiring adult film mogul Wood (Joe Dietl), and resident beefcake Todd (Ian Parks). Additionally starring is Web Therapy‘s Jennifer Elise Cox (a/k/a ’90s Jan Brady), who makes a memorable splash in the trailer.” Towleroad
Dutch Water Polo Team’s Photo Creating Hype At Competition
“An international water polo competition is underway at the University of Taiwan and the only thing people can focus on is the Dutch water polo team. After a simple photo was taken of the team, Taiwanese press began circulating the photo, which has now taken over, and is becoming the most popular aspect of the competition.” Instinct Magazine
This Porn Company Just Offered To Produce A Whole New Season Of Sense8
“The high-budget Netflix show, created by trans siblings Lana and Lilly Wachowski, was cancelled by Netflix after just two seasons despite receiving critical acclaim for its complex story and incredibly diverse cast.
Unsurprisingly, the decision to cancel the show was met with an outpouring of criticism and protest from fans – and it worked, as the streaming behemoth committed to a two-hour special to tie up all those loose ends.
But for some that’s just not enough… including show creator Lana, who recently announced that she’s working on a script for a third season of the show, whether Netflix wants it or not.
And what if they don’t want it? Well, an unlikely contender has stepped forward to offer the Wachowski siblings funding for the show – porn website xHamster.” Gay Times
Steve Grand, Gay Singer-Songwriter, Reveals Addiction Struggle: “I Needed To Be Numb”
“Steve Grand, the openly gay singer-songwriter who caused a sensation when he came out in 2013, has spoke out about his issues with alcohol.
In a raw and revealing interview with Attitude for our September issue, Steve opens up about years of alcohol abuse, blackouts and drunken behaviour.
Steve began drinking more after the end of a seven-year relationship that started when Steve was 18. Steve reflects on the time as being a period of incredible highs and devastating lows, that was made all the more complex by the unexpectedly intense attention that came off the back of his coming out music video ‘All-American Boy’ in 2013.” Attitude
Who Wants To Watch This Welsh Rugby Hunk Dance In His Underwear To Kenny Rogers?
“How does that saying go?
“Dance like no one’s watching”…
Or is it “Dance like 56,000 people are watching?”
We’re thinking the latter, as that’s roughly the number of people who have viewed Welsh rugby stud Rhys Webb gyrating in his underwear to Kenny Rogers.” Queerty
The ‘Putin Shirtless Challenge’ Is Prompting Hundreds Of Russian Men To Strip Down And Show Off
“Following the recent publication of new photos of Vladimir Putin putting on an annual macho shirtless show in the Russian wilderness, Pavel Durov, the founder of the social networking sites VKontakte and Telegram, set up a challenge for his followers on Instagram and it’s going viral.” Towleroad
Straight Guys In Gay Bathhouses? Yep, It happens! Former Employee Tells All
“ave you ever wondered was it’s like to work at a gay bathhouse?
Well, you’re going to find out anyway!
Sebastian Fortino took a job at a bathhouse in Portland after his marriage crumbled and he found himself without a reliable income.” Queerty
Be Better To That Booty
“While this is advice for those who identify as “bottoms,” anyone who has anal sex should have an understanding of the process involved in successful bottoming. It will help you be a better “top” and positively affect your sexual experiences.
The act of bottoming is a true art, and whether it’s your first attempt or you’ve been experimenting with it for quite some time, analyzing your readiness and the proper techniques not only allows you to reach heightened sexual pleasure, but also enables safe and enduring practices.” HIV Plus Magazine
Meet Matthew Hanham: The Aussie Stud Who’s Packing In The Front And The Back
“The Australian hunk has built up quite the following on Instagram – 156,000 to be precise – thanks to his rough-and-ready good looks and mouth-watering body, but it’s the asset behind that’s got our attention at the Gay Times office.
He’s definitely a briefs guy… and he fills them out a treat.” Gay Times
Big Brother 19’s Mark Grabs His Massive Junk Inside the BB House!
“Big Brother 19 has been an epic shitshow so far, thanks to Cody and Jessica’s insane relationship and how they have treated other people in the house, as well as Josh’s mantrums (temper tantrums) that have made this either must-see-tv or one of the most cringeworthy seasons of the show yet.
Luckily, there is still a ton of man candy in the house to enjoy, most notably Mark who is like a lifesize version of Wreck-It-Ralph. A video just emerged of Mark in his bed and playing with his own “power of veto” and let’s just say that he doesn’t disappoint in that area anyways. ” Instinct Magazine
“In the early 1980s, Calvin Klein began reshaping the way we think about underwear. As it rolled out its sexy, now iconic ad campaigns over the next two decades, our unmentionables transformed from a modest necessity into a must-have accessory—one meant to be shown off and celebrated. Today, Calvin Klein is synonymous with the men’s white brief, which, thanks to the brand’s recently appointed creative director, Raf Simons, is enjoying yet another reinvention.” Out
Here’s A Powerful Montage Of The 35 Competitors For 2017’s Largest LGBTQ Short Film Prize
“The Iris Prize is the largest LGBTQ short film prize in the world. The winner receives £30,000 (approx. $38, 500) to make their next short film in the United Kingdom.
The competition has released a montage of this year’s 35 shortlist contenders. It would be great if they could add captions that list the names of the films as they go by, but you can read about all of them.” Towleroad
The Trailer For “God’s Own Country” — a.k.a., The British “Brokeback Mountain” — Is Here
“Filmed on the Yorkshire moors, the directorial debut of Francis Lee is being hailed as the “British Brokeback” for its striking similarities to Ang Lee’s classic. (There’s even a scene that uses spit as lube.)
But several critics are hailing God’s Own Country as superior to Lee’s Oscar-winning film.
The story revolves around a lonely young sheep farmer (Josh O’Connor) who idles away the days binging on booze and having casual flings… until a Romanian migrant worker played by Alec Secareanu enters his life, making everything sexy, confusing, and really quite dramatic.” Queerty
“Meet Game of Thrones‘ latest mound of manflesh: insipidly droolworthy Tom Hopper.
The 32-year-old actor, who portrays Dickon Tarly on the latest season, looks like he spends a lot of time at the gym when not chipping away at trouble spots with an awl.
Sure, his character will probably wind up decapitated, drawn, quartered, dismembered, incinerated, and thrown into a gulley, but that will just make us cherish his screen time all the more. ” Queerty
(Picture: HALLDOR KOLBEINS/AFP/Getty Images)
Sex Around The World: Inside Iceland’s Penis Museum
“Iceland: the land of fire and ice, famous for its blue lagoons, its steaming geysers and its giant penises. Its small penises, too, as a matter of fact.
The country that brought us Bjork and iconic knitwear is also home to the Icelandic Phallological Museum, also known as the world’s only dedicated penis museum.” Metro
Gay Redhead Strips Down To Share His Personal Story For #ThisIsMe
“For gay men, the relationship we have with our body is complicated. And I’m convinced that everyone – and, more specifically, every body – has a story.
From a young man in New York with leg braces to a hairy bear in Palm Springs, #ThisIsMe is a series that shares the body image stories of gay men from across the spectrum of our community. These aren’t necessarily men who have all the answers or who have figured everything out. Like you, me and most of us – they’re on a journey.” Huffington Post
This Same-Sex Salsa Group Turns Up The Heat On The Dance Floor
“I thought I had given up on my desire to learn how to salsa, until I witnessed the video of Team Same Gender competing at the Ottawa Salsa Competition a few days ago. The dance team from Mexico makes salsa look effortless, and shows that partner dancing doesn’t have to be a hetero experience. Just take a look at those spins and flips!” Instinct Magazine
Amini Fonua’s Rock Hard Thighs, Max Emerson’s Naked Serenade, & Terry Miller’s Silver Hairs
“This week Madonna’s kid brother tried dragging her through the mud again, Justin Bieber stepped out with a questionable substance on his shorts, and Tyson Beckford slipped out of his towel at a Magic Mike Live show. Here’s what happened on Instagram:” Queerty
42 Film Posters Showing Hollywood’s LGBT Evolution
“Wes Davis, a professor of English and film at the University of New Haven, recently curated an exhibition, “LGBT Movie Poster History & Iconography” at the Seton Gallery on his college campus. In showcasing 115 pieces of movie paper, the exhibition traced the “long, rich, and troubled history” of LGBT films over nearly a century of time. “Collecting this movie paper is like reconstructing and preserving the fossil record of gay lives on film,” Davis wrote.” Advocate
Photo Courtesy Jim Wigler
So You Want To Be A Leather Daddy?
“I was anxious when I attended International Mr. Leather (IML) a few years back. It was my first big leather event, and I was conscious that the scene was riddled with codes and social hierarchies that I didn’t understand. I thought I was being sexy, showing up bare-chested with wrist restraints and a thick collar around my neck, but halfway through the first party, I realized that I wasn’t picking up anyone.
I got chatting with this one guy who explained that it was likely because of my collar.
Turns out that wearing the collar meant I was owned. I took it off right away and placed it in my back pocket, which changed the course of my night.” Out
Bryan Hawn & Nick Dent Take On Katy Perry’s Roulette. They’re “Double Trou-bubble” In New Sexy/Funny NSFW-ish Parody
“In his most recent video I think Bryan Hawn rolls all of the above into one. In his parody of Kay Perry’s Roulette he brings along Nick Dent, model, singer, actor, and ex-Porn star.
Bryan himself calls his new clip “sex and funny.” The vocals are all Bryan Hawn and Nick Dent. They aren’t Usher quality, but they’re holding their own, and each other’s. I think this video does show some improvement in Nick’s singing, too.” Instinct Magazine
Olympic Gymnast’s Brilliant Idea To Increase Viewership: Compete Shirtless
“Here’s an idea no reasonable person should oppose: In the spirit of increasing the visibility of men’s gymnastics, how about athletes take a cue from the Romans and compete with a little more exposure to the elements?
That’s the genius idea from team USA’s Sam Mikulak. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, the US all-around national champ reasoned that if gymnasts “compete with [their] shirts off,” perhaps viewership would tick upwards. We think he’s definitely onto something here. ” Queerty
35 Photos of Mostly Bears, Mostly From Mexico
“We love José Luis Bueno’s photographs of men because his simple compositions and direct presentation give us a more connected experience with the guys. Last fall we presented a portfolio of his work for the first time and it was very popular.” Advocate
Is that Whipped Cream or What?
“The thing with being a huge celebrity, is that you’re under constant scrutiny. As Kim Kardashian found out after her recent ‘coke’ scandal, the cameras catch every little detail. Now Justin Bieber has been papped out and about with a goopy stain on his shorts…
The jury is out as to whether he’d been spitting at fans, or getting slurped off by one.
The ‘boyfriend’ singer was seen in yellow sportswear reading ‘TOUR’… Well you know what they say, ‘what happens on the tour bus, is the dry cleaners problem’.” cocktailsandcocktalk
Ex On The Beach Star Shows Off Tattoo, His Bulge Is The Bigger Distraction
“Reality star Brandon Myers meant to show off his new tattoo, but his Instagram followers caught sight of a whole lot more.” Instinct Magazine
Farewell, Easternbloc: Saluting New York’s Iconic Gay Dive Bar After its Final Night
Easternbloc, the legendary queer bar in Manhattan’s East Village, officially closed its doors for good on Sunday, but not before delivering one last unforgettable night of debauchery. Locals, friends, and family came together to dance to disco, clink glasses, and celebrate the landmark the best way they knew how: without shirts. Under the hands of Darren Dryden and Benjamin Maisani (AKA Anderson Cooper’s partner), Easternbloc served the LGBTQ community for the last 12 years near the corner of 6th Street and Avenue A. It had the bones of a cruise-y leather bar, the theatrics of drag, and the dressings of a queer communist circus.
Aaron Carter Prepares To Relaunch His Career At A Gay Bar
“Fresh off the heels of coming out as bisexual, Aaron Carter is getting ready to ride his newfound wave of modest pop culture relevance all the way to a Florida gay bar. Carter announced he’ll be playing Hamburger Mary’s in his hometown of Brandon, FL on Thursday, August 10th. A burger and Arron Carter? Sold. ” Queerty
Mr Gay England Wins The Mr Gay Europe Title For Campaigning For LGBT+ Families
“Congratulations are in order for Mr Gay England, Matt Rood, who won the title of Mr Gay Europe after a five-day contest in Stockholm, Sweden.
The 37-year-old from Brighton promoted LGBT+ adoption as part of his campaign, which was titled Pride Families.
“I am truly honoured and incredibly proud to bring this title back to England,” Matt said of his win, according to The Argus.” Gay Times
“We’re loving our latest daddy! Mr Tom Noonan! The 40-year-old flight is only interested in clean healthy living and exercise, particularly when travelling the world. He does a lot of that because the New Zealand hunk is a flight attendant!” DNA Magazine
“Today’s MCM Juan Carlos Mont is proof positive that video game nerds can be sex bombs too. The New-York-based animator and artist gets more excited watching cartoons than porn. We did a sexy costume-inspired shoot and talked about his favorite video games, the dearth of “gay nerds,” and why he admires the hero of Adventure Time.” Paper Mag
Male Sexual Health Is Hard To Talk About
“en like to talk about sex almost as much as we like having it. But we’d sooner giggle at a Cialis commercial than admit to our friends, and maybe even our doctors, that we have a problem with erectile dysfunction. Is it normal? It doesn’t happen in porn. Most of our friends never talk about it, so how would we know? And therein lies the problem: when it comes to male sexual health, most of us know very little about it.” Huffington Post
The Creator Of Lurid Digs On His New Passion
“Frederick Woodruff (the creator of Lurid Digs) is now the art director of the Bob Mizer Foundation, which promotes the work of the classic male photographer. Woodruff talked with us about posing straps, the revival of Physique Pictorial, and the courage it took to change gay publishing.” Advocate
OMG, He’s Naked: Tom Middleton In ‘La Noche del Lobo’
“Actor Tom Middleton appears as a tattooed hottie in ‘La Noche del Lobo’ after the NSFW jump! Rough trade, honnay!” OMG Blog