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Icona Pop? We Love It!

You’ve been singing along to their hit single “I Love It” for quite some time now, and not surprisingly, the Swedish pop duo of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo—better known as ICONA POP—are just as sweet and charming as their tunes are catchy and addictive. Despite their crazy travel schedule as they prep to both release their second studio album and embark on their first...

Once-A-Week Workouts?! How Slo-Mo Routines Are Shaking Up The Fitness World

As is the case for most gay men, my health and physical appearance have always been important to me. There’s nothing like feeling—and looking—fit! Unfortunately, I wasn’t lucky enough to be genetically engineered like an Adonis; I’ve always been the scrawny guy who’s self-conscious about never having “filled out.” (And if I was ever going to bulk up, it was going to require a lot...

Soapbox: Jack Mackenroth

Designer-turned-activist Jack Mackenroth is never one to shy away from the media spotlight. But unlike basically any other reality star you could name, he’s actually doing some good with it! An outspoken HIV activist and educator, Jack’s taking over our Health, Fitness & Wellness Issue Soapbox and getting real on HIV stigma.

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HIV stigma needs to end now. The quiet judgment within the gay...

Cover Guy: Frank Mentier

A small-town Michigan boy who made good, Frank Mentier managed to launch Hollywood careers as an actor, model and celebrity fitness trainer. Perhaps most impressively, however, is that he managed to stay sweet and humble while doing so.

 

INSTINCT: Hey, Frank. What’s your coming-out story?
FRANK MENTIER...

Israel: The New Gay Hollywood?

When Richard Wolff, CEO of a midsize movie distributor from Philadelphia, arrives at any major international film festival, he and his team make a beeline for the Israeli booth. They go through the entire list of flicks with a fine-tooth comb; they know this is where gems can be found. They’ll buy anything they think...

This Summer’s Faces Of Film Fests

It’s film fest time! Across the country this summer, gay films are unspooling and in seemingly larger droves than ever before. From Outfest to QFest, we’ve found our favorite guys who showcase their considerable talents in four features and one short this season, so make sure to catch these films when they come to a theater near you.

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Risen From The Ashes

The streets of Auckland hadn’t seen such a sight in over a decade. Glitter, fake lashes, free prophylactics and other exciting ephemera once again clogged the gutters of Ponsonby Road. Auckland’s Pride parade, existing for years only as a memory in the minds of older Kiwis, had fought an uphill battle (literally, at a few...

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