The Lens

What’s Under the Kilt? Get Behind These Tartan Treats

If you were to assess your various fetishes, where do kilts rank on your lusty list? For us, they are somewhere between jock straps and oil wrestling… that is to say, right at...

Let Grindr Be Your Sex Tour Guide

Covid has been the ultimate jock-block. We haven’t been able to travel all year – so what makes your fave hotspots so hot? Some people choose their vacation destinations for...

Kalen Allen and a Cast of Over 20 LGBTQ+ Stars Shine in ‘For Christmas Sake!: The Movie Musical

Following the release of his debut Christmas album For Christmas Sake!, actor, producer, singer, internet sensation and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” regular Kalen Allen is...

Matthew Camp Gets Deep

We often use the term sex worker, so wouldn’t it stand to reason that there are sex auditions? The answer is a resounding YES, OH GOD YES! The new reality series Slag Wars: The...

Chip In to Stay Out: Crowdfunding Rescues Gay Bars

Safe spaces require fortification. Just picture that sexy, burly bouncer who tends the door at your favorite watering hole. He (or she) checks your ID courteously with a wink and...

From Russia with Love-Is-Love

Oppression is a sickness. It erodes every glimmer of hope, it leaches away the human spirit, and it shrouds every interaction with fear and contempt. LGBTQ+ rights have been under...

This Holiday Makeover Gives Us Major Wood

Not to be a total Grinch, but most Christmas movies are way lame. The predictable plots, the treacly sentiment, the incessant Candace Cameron. Bah humbug, we say! But A Christmas...

Happy New Queer! Billy Porter Will Make 2021 Gay AF

New Year’s Eve is all about dropping balls, glittery decorations, and kicking the past to the curb. In other words: it may just be the gayest holiday of them all, y’all. But...

The Crafty Lumberjacks Wish You a Hairy Holiday

Christmas is a cacophony of contradictions. It is a time of giving and receiving, of bounty and need, of green and red – what breeder chose that color scheme, bee-tee-double-u...

Forever Proud: Luke Evans

Fans may recognize Luke Evans as the mighty Apollo from Clash of the Titans or the virile Zeus from Immortals. Given this mythical cinematic lineage, the openly gay actor’s...

Nailed It! Texas Teen Stands Up for Gay Rights

Every generation carves a place for itself in history. From bellbottoms to parachute pants to skinny jeans, the fashion world has always had a leg up on innovation, and the queer...

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13 Ru-veals New Cast, Airing January 1st, 2021

VH1 today ru-vealed the cast for the 13th season of the global phenomenon “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” premiering Friday, January 1, at 8PM ET/PT. After winning six Emmy® Awards...