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Reclaiming the Pink Triangle

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  To mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Vangardist Magazine has teamed up with Mauthausen Memorial and Serviceplan Group to pay attention to the little-known history of what went on in this Nazi concentration camp in Austria. Mauthausen was specifically built to imprison and murder anyone the Nazis deemed undesirable, including homosexual men, … Continue reading



Same-Sex Couple make the Final of Dancing With The Stars on Italian TV

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  While the powers-that-be on the British and American TV  desperately cling to their homophobic views and still refuse to allow same-sex dancing on primetime talent & reality shows, their counterparts in Italy have no such qualms Giovanni Ciacci, an Italian costume designer, made the final of Ballando Con Le Stelle  (Dancing With The Stars) with his professional … Continue reading



Alone In The Game : a new look at homophobia in Sports

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  Sport is still one of the last bastions of homophobia.  For every brave gay man or woman who dares to stick their head over the parapet and publicly ‘come out,’  there are thousands of professional athletes and sportsmen and women who are scared rigid about all the negative consequences that come with revealing their sexuality.   There have … Continue reading



Big Law for Big Boys (and Girls)

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Jack Tracy the very funny  (and hardly unattractive) man behind the hit LGBTQ web series  HISTORY is today launching his latest web comedy BIG LAW which once again, is loosely based on his own personal experiences. Not a man known to do things by halves, Tracy is the show’s executive producer, writer, director and also a … Continue reading



NY Urban Bear Weekend :its going to be Beefy and very Hairy

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New York Bears are breaking out of hibernation and getting ready to party with their 10th Anual Urban Bear Weekend May 17th – 20th.  You may have missed the Opening Party yesterday but there are still three days and nights left of unadulterated fun.  From Bear Yoga to an Underbear Party, and from Beer Bash to Bear Sunset Cruise, it’s going to get … Continue reading



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