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RESTORE OUR EARTH Bye Bye Plastic Foundation aims to eliminate single-use items in the DJ booth and beyond

When the bass hits just right, the body begins to sway. A fervent build and energetic claps send the feet into hyperdrive. Bring a good melody into the mix, and it is nearly...

Celebrate Daddy’s Day Early

It’s that time of year again. No, we’re not referring to spring or summer – the one year anniversary of Man on Man’s gritty/grunt-worthy single Daddy is upon us! View this...

Lust in Lisbon: The Men of Elska Magazine

The pandemic has taught us to rethink desire. Circuit parties and crowded gay bars took a yearlong disco nap, forcing us to turn inward and seek titillation online or in print....

Porn Again: Hypocrite Runs for Parliamentary Seat

If you want to guard your bank against robbery, you should hire a bank robber because he’s an expert, right? That’s the twisted logic behind Philipp Tanzer’s bid for...

A Rose By Any Other Name Would Be as Gay, Colton Underwood Comes Out

The 23rd time’s a charm. The casting department of The Bachelor cast 22 hetero dudes in their leading-man role before finally getting it right. Season 23’s Colton Underwood...

Retirement Has Never Looked So Good: Keegan Hirst

Last year, one of the dreamiest rugby players to ever grace the pitch finally hung up his uniform. Keegan Hirst spent half a decade being out-and-proud as well as...

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s SuperGay!

Brace yourself for shocking news: comic books are gay. Yup, the caped crusaders are more than just sidekicks and the man of steel can mount tall buildings with ease, but their...

Lesli Margherita Knows the Surefire Way to Combat Social Media Haters

Lesli Margherita is a lot of things. She is an Olivier Award winner, a Broadway belter, an actor, a Star Wars geek, a Muppet freak, an LGBTQ ally, and above all, she is a Queen. ...

All That Glitters: Matthew Mitcham

Olympic gold represents the pinnacle of human accomplishment. To snag the top prize, you must possess strength, dexterity, and precision. That makes it all the more impressive...

The Thong Remains the Same

Breeders had the Sears catalogue. Gays had International Male. Hence, we have just explained the reason why we live in a bitterly divided society. You’re welcome. But our...

Is ‘Gay’ Passé? Ask Montreal’s Village People

Labels can be hurtful, but they can also be a signpost, a beacon, or a source of inclusion. For ages, we have used the word ‘gay’ to signify members of our extended queer...

The Doctor Is In (Our Fantasies)

It’s both the ultimate embarrassment and the beginning of every gay porno: you arrive for your annual exam, learn that your physician is incredibly hot, and get inappropriately...