In Search For The Perfect Body

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In the second episode of Queer Britain the UK’s BBC3 TV series that gets under the skin of queer culture and shines a light on the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community, You Tuber and journalist Riyadh Khalaf looks at body image pressures in the gay community. As part of his investigation meets Jamal, who … Continue reading




Tom Bianchi : Fire Island Poloroids

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Artist/photographer/writer Tom Bianchi who specializes in male nude photography has a new exhibition that opens today (and runs to Sept 16) of images he took of the gay mens paradise in the 70’s: Fire Island Pines.  Called ‘Fire Island Pines Polaroids 1975-1983’ which is also the title of a memoir that Bianchi published a couple … Continue reading



Naked Sportsmen clutching their balls

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  It’s that time of year again when ESPN persuades 23 top athletes and sportsmen to drop trou and bare all for their annual Body Issue.  The front cover is of footballer Ezekiel Elliott, but you will also want to look out for the pic of openly gay British born-American Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy who is … Continue reading



Bob Mizer’s Beefcake (NSFW)

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The legendary photographer Bob Mizer’s career really took off in 1947 when he was convicted of the unlawful distribution of obscene material through the US mail. He had always been one who was known for pushing boundaries in his work, and in an era when the mere suggestion of male nudity was not only frowned upon but … Continue reading



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