The Lens

Put Your Manhood Where Your Mouth Is

New Zealand is a magical place full of Hobbits, pragmatic pandemic protocols, and ravenous hunks aplenty. Just one look at the Maori men who populate the exotic (and erotic)...

Rub-a-Dub YUM: Jordan Firstman Gets Clean/Dirty

From his comedy chops to his pop-culture domination to his style galore, we stan Jordan Firstman. Perhaps it has something to do with his hairy, hairy body. Fur sure! View this...

It’s Official: 2021 Is the Year of Dad Bods

Understatement alert! 2020 has been a real kick in the boxer shorts, so in classic Dad fashion, we’re telling it to shape up or we’ll turn this car around! As we look forward...

You Got Served (and Protected)

Payback is a b-word. When Charmaine McGuffey worked in the Hamilton County Ohio Sheriff’s Department, she faced discrimination on a daily basis. Her boss, Jim Neil, oversaw a...

Gay Bars Serve Up Democracy with a Side of Naughty

Let’s not mince words: the year 2020 can cram it with hot sauce. We are SO over the pandemic and the bitter politics that have divided us during these past several months....

The Good Ol’ Gays Meet the New Heat

In years gone by, coming out of the closet was akin to crash-landing on an alien planet and being told to “just fit in.” Sure, you might vaguely resemble the organisms around...

Uber Eats Devours Critics – Take a Hike, Homophobia!

Let’s all join in a hearty chorus of WTF, Karen?!? One Million Monsters – oops, we mean “Moms” are at it again, protesting Uber Eats because they have the nerve to be...

Cross-Dressing for a Cause: Oh Canada!

Identity is a confounding mix of perception and instinct. It’s easy to say, “Be yourself,” but it’s much harder to ponder what self truly means. Insecurities abound,...

Gayer Than ‘Twilight’? Stake Tuned!

Queer people are creatures of legend. We are marginalized to the shadows, where we cultivate a fabulously dark style until we suddenly emerge to suck… blood, or wine, or...

Hatch and Grab: Gay Penguins Steal Egg (Again)

What should you do when you’re all dressed up with nowhere to go? How about pulling off an egg-cellent heist? That’s what two gay penguins in the Netherlands just did… and...

Vote Hard! Grindr Demands Compliance

We’re not going to get bogged down in modern politics because that’s the ultimate boner-killer. Elections sink erections! However, we will emphasize the need for gay advocacy...

Public Sex Is Pricey!

Puerto Vallarta is a haven for hedonism. You can indulge in LGBTQ excess and cock…tails galore, but there is a line in the luxurious sand which you should not cross. And...