From the GLEE-filled opening to Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet's award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy, the 2010 Emmys were - to quote the Windy City Times - "in terms of participation and winners...one of the most gay-friendly in history"
. It's a big list - more here
. Somehow, I don't think the Oscars will be quite the… Continue
Added by Tim on August 30, 2010 at 23:00 —
Earthquakes are a fairly frequent occurrence in Guatemala, and they have played an important part in the country’s history. This is most evident in the picturesque city of Antigua where spectacular 200-year-old Colonial Ruins can be seen on nearly every corner.
Lying on top of a major fault zone between the Caribbean and North American tectonic plates, Guatemala is no stranger to the destructive forces of earthquakes. The most recent major… Continue
Added by George Sansoucy on August 30, 2010 at 20:18 —
There's always an internet frenzy when new rumours surface about Madonna. A few days ago it was the suggestion that she wanted Lady Gaga to tour with her next year (now denied
by her representatives); but at the start of the year, it was a film promising to reveal all about a son she supposedly gave birth to at the age of 15 that got people talking.… Continue
Added by Tim on August 30, 2010 at 19:00 —
India's free monthly LGBT e-zine The Queer Chronicle
is celebrating its first anniversary with its September issue. You can read it online here
Added by Tim on August 30, 2010 at 10:15 —
This week, VisitDenmark, Denmark's tourism bureau, proudly announced the launch of its new LGBT campaign - “cOPENhagen - Open For Everyone” - which highlights and celebrates the welcoming and diverse atmosphere of Copenhagen, Denmark‘s capital city. READ… Continue
Added by Troy Petenbrink on August 30, 2010 at 3:00 —
This week, as part of Atlanta Black Gay Pride, there's a memorial candlelit vigil, which this year will have a special poignancy. Many there will be thinking about Durand Robinson
, one of the organisers and one of the owners of Traxx nightclub, found shot dead in the street last Wednesday.
As yet, police haven't commented on the reason for his death, although there's some speculation that he may have been victim of a… Continue
Added by Tim on August 29, 2010 at 22:30 —
There was a time when there it seemed you just couldn't escape from those Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
, which were part of growing up for a whole generation of gay men. But as so often happens, those childhood dreams are shattered by the truths of adulthood: the red one got a new starring role in gay porn
, and the blue one has… Continue
Added by Tim on August 29, 2010 at 22:00 —
I am actually feeling quite relaxed, I have today, turned thirty. Although not happy at the thought, I am surprising releived about it, somehow all the turmoil and changes of my twenties are now behind me. It was a horrrible period that I am glad is over.
Now looking forward to all the work I have ahead, including a few more photoshoots lined up for the next few months, more marketing and a fantastic one of chance to visit Pakistan, where I will part fo the internation youth work… Continue
Added by James Clark on August 29, 2010 at 15:21 —
Local businesses in Richmond, Va., announced “Rainbow Over Richmond,” a series of events taking place through October 2010, exploring and celebrating LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly culture and community. READ MORE
Added by Troy Petenbrink on August 28, 2010 at 16:00 —
The rather dashing Crispin Blunt, responsible for prisons in the UK's Justice Ministry
, has come out at the age of 50, talking of a "30 year journey"
in which he has had to "wrestle with his sexuality"
. A former army officer in the Royal Hussars, he's been married for 20 years or so, and has two teenage children.
There's talk of a possible "expose"
coming in the British… Continue
Added by Tim on August 28, 2010 at 16:00 —
By Roy Heale
The famous Follies Bergère cabaret of Paris led the way in risqué entertainment in the late nineteenth century. In England “The Full Monty” became a household expression in the 1990s. But today in Buenos Aires one of the renowned main attractions for tourists and locals alike is the dinner and dance at INSIDE RestoBar. This is where, during dinner, the dance is not Tango but rather it refers to some hot, Latin male… Continue
Added by Roy Heale on August 27, 2010 at 16:31 —
Canadian model Andrew Stetson - photographed by Renné Castrucci
- is the featured Cover Boy for August at French gay magazine site tetu.com
. They have lots more… Continue
Added by Tim on August 27, 2010 at 1:00 —
Archbishop Nicholas Okoh has used a speech at the All Anglican Bishops (CAPA) conference in Entebbe, Uganda, to once again condemn homosexual relationships. He said "We do not believe two women or two men can make a family...if there is anybody who is a lesbian or homosexual they should receive pastoral counseling."
And he went on to add that this was "biblical"
not just for bishops... (more at… Continue
Added by Tim on August 27, 2010 at 0:00 —
Guilty of grievous bodily harm and attempted bodily harm; that's the decision of a German court after it heard how girl-band singer Nadja Benaissa failed to tell lovers that she was HIV-positive, ruling that "in all probability"
she had passed the virus on to one of them. And in France this week a former professional footballer was jailed for three years for infecting his girlfriend.
Verdicts from these trials are sending ripples through sections of the gay… Continue
Added by Tim on August 26, 2010 at 23:00 —
Angel, who's now 19, grew up in a largely Arab village in northern Israel, left home eighteen months ago and headed for the bright lights of Tel Aviv, where he started to work as a drag queen.
When pictures of him started to appear on the internet, family members took it badly, and in the last thee months, some have taken violent action to "set him back on the right path"
. He's been kidnapped and beaten by them, not… Continue
Added by Tim on August 26, 2010 at 10:00 —
Attempts by supporters of North Korea to create a presence for the country on Facebook were swiftly brought to an end for breaching the social networking site's Terms of Service on "real identities"
. However, during its brief time online, it had 65 friends and wanted to meet… Continue
Added by Tim on August 25, 2010 at 10:21 —
Mason Wyler, who's worked for Colt, Falcon and other studios, has admitted that he's HIV positive, after a former roommate - also a porn actor - posted the news on Twitter.
He's also reacted angrily to net rumours about his sexual activity since being diagnosed. "I am a sex fiend. I am NOT a monster. So to the people who are spreading rumors that I have done otherwise, STOP. You are not saving anyone's life by talking about… Continue
Added by Tim on August 25, 2010 at 9:30 —
There's been a worrying increase in HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Thailand, and there's concern about the lack of awareness and knowledge about prevention amongst the population aged 18-24.
is an online series which is aimed at encouraging men to make better choices, which has been shown on a popular satellite channel, and is also available on YouTube. Producer Vitaya Saeng-aroon is convinced that -… Continue
Added by Tim on August 24, 2010 at 10:30 —
New Zealand's annual Body Art Awards
show in October is increasingly important in the world of body painting, which has a growing following in many countries around the world (there's a big annual contest where I live in Spain, as part of Carnaval). And according to gaynz.com
, there's a strong LGBT presence of artists and performers in… Continue
Added by Tim on August 24, 2010 at 9:30 —
A lady goes on vacation to Jamaica. Upon arriving, she meets a black man,and after a night of passionate love making she asks him, "What is your name?" "I can't tell you" the black man says. Every night they meet and every night she asks him again what his name is and he always responds the same, he can't tell her. On her last night there she asks again, "Can you please tell me your name?" I can't tell you my name because you will laugh at me." says the black man. "There is no reason for me to… Continue
Added by Vincent on August 24, 2010 at 7:50 —