29 posts categorized "BRAZIL"

Jan 19 2014
Need To Know: Brutal Gay Murder, Ms. Parker Wants To Marry, Kylie's Blue Material, SAGgers, LOOKING Good + MORE! Comments (0)

Caique_santos_gay_teen_brazilWhat monster could kick this sweet face to death?

*widget boy culture16-year-old gay boy tortured, murdered in Brazil—they extracted his teeth.

*widget boy cultureHouston's Mayor Annise Parker gets married, pisses off the right.

*widget boy cultureHe wanted to marry his mister, so killed his missus.

*widget boy cultureRUFF STUFF: Adorable Pekingese puppy gifs.

*widget boy cultureSean Cody barebacker "Noel" not allowed to graduate...high school...for doing porn.

*widget boy cultureLISTEN: Kylie Minogue's bubbly "Into the Blue."

*widget boy cultureGOP officially loathes gays, but gay Republicans keep trying.

*widget boy cultureMcConaughey & Leto win @ SAG + full list of winners here.

UnnamedA little too blue, Jasmine

*widget boy cultureIn advance of a Grammys perf, Madonna's Instagram Hall of Fame.

*widget boy cultureSundance celebrates gay couples married in Utah.

*widget boy cultureGay protester in Russia wrestled down by Olympics security, detained.

*widget boy cultureTonight's Looking on HBO gets a rave.

*widget boy cultureYou must see The #RichKids of Beverly Hills on bethenny.

*widget boy cultureGary Lee Boas on the horny Mayor of the Munchkins.

*widget boy cultureJuan Pablo Galavis is sorry, sinceremente.

*widget boy cultureNotorious Russian kidnapper/torturer of gays arrested in Cuba.

Maxim-MartsinkevichRussian psycho

 
Dec 02 2013
Boy Culture Turns 8: My 100 Favorite Posts! Comments (0)

BoyCultureBlogYou need a little (Boy) Culture!

StripperIt blows my mind to realize that Boy Culture is now eight years old. I can still remember the joy I felt when I figured out how to post, how to upload an image and how to embed a video. I remember every time a post blew up, bringing in hits and new viewers. I remember the longtime commenters, the trolls, the spam and the never-ending (and validating!) pitches and free tickets and photographers' snaps of half- or all-naked male models. 

RuPaul-Drag-RaceShooting for my blog has never been a drag.

Cone-boyI've used Boy Culture to express myself, to help express others and to connect to people internationally.

I've also used it to show off my humor (both high and low), to flaunt my obsessions, to reality-test my sexual diversions and perversions, to laud the art I love, to lash out against the enemies of gay people and to broadcast my admiration for Madonna.

I want to thank you all for having read this blog over the years. It's a very hard thing to maintain, and it will not be maintained forever. But each time I get some positive (or even just meaningful) feedback, each time my posts are shared on social media, each time something I've written elicits a response, it keeps me going that much longer.

Madonna-stepmother-Joan-MDNAMadonna's stepmother was not impressed.

Thank you. Please enjoy my 100 favorite posts, please let me know if you're reading any old ones for the first time and are liking them and, most of all, please share this entire post far and wide to help get my work out there.

**2008 first one 6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e54fdddbfd8833-800wiMy first "Guydar" post from 2008.

As always, you can find me on Facebook (personal and blog), Twitter, Instagram and YouTube (plus, here are my YouTube greatest hits). 

ALL ORANGE TITLES ARE HOTLINKS.

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#100

TOTALLY RANDOM LISTS (2011—2013)

I've gotten way into lists. Way. You'll find more of my lists higher up on, uh, this particular list. But the ones that are just completely random go here because I worked my ass off on them, because I love them and because—judging from Quantcast data—you like 'em, too.

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DuranMy favorite Duran Duran member.

POP QUIZ: VIDEOS THAT KILLED (2011)

Totally awesome '80s! Take this visual quiz to see how many classic music videos you can ID.

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Brando-DeanI wish sex tapes had existed in the '50s.

UNDER THE GAYDAR: 10 PEOPLE YOU MAY OR MAY NOT REALIZE WERE OR ARE QUEER (2012)

I got lots of feedback on this, mainly because nobody realized Nell Carter was with a woman at the time of her death.

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DazzlerI would've chipped in to get this one made.

WOULDA COULDA SHOULDA: 5 INCREDIBLE MOVIES THAT NEVER HAPPENED (2013)

I'm shamless for including Leda & Swan, a movie that was a bomb without ever even being made.

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Lizabeth-ScottGreat Scott!

IN & OUT: 25 STARS' FIRST & LAST PERFORMANCES IN FILM & ON TV (2013)

Being obsessed with nostalgia and with movies, this was fun—but so very taxing—to compile. I loved the randomness of it.

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PSBI hate that music has been sleeveless for 20 years.

20 7" SINGLE SLEEVES FROM THE '80S THAT BELONG IN A GALLERY (2013)

Just 20 from my massive collection of 45s. I got rid of my 12" records, but I've kept these guys because they're just too much a part of my childhood.

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Amanda-BlakeAmanda Blake's marriage was a mystery, with both spouses dying of AIDS.

GAY MARRIAGE: CELEBRITIES WHO MARRIED LGBT SPOUSES (2013)

It might've been more efficient to make a list of famous straight people who managed to marry other full-on heteros.

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Mark-MessierThe infamous Gary Coleman/Mark Messier two-shot seen 'round the world.

ODD COUPLES: 19 UNUSUAL CELEBRITY PAIRS (2013)

This post encapsulates my outlook on pop culture and my desire to twist it and play with it...except in this case, its participants are already doing the dirty work.

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Lake-GenevaHaunted House: The family home that haunted Jane and Bill's final years.

#99

A FIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (2007)

My late mentor's husband struggles to give away his family home.

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#98

POLITICS (2005—2013)

I'm a political person and I blog about it a lot. Some of the entries stand up over time, but many are so of the moment it was hard to pull the ones I like best.

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Kevin-James-Adam-SandlerWhere Kevin James goes, (unintentional!!!) homophobia follows.

TRUNZO IS DUNZO (2007)

Star Magazine implying gay people aren't quite right? Not normal! This took off on several blogs and GLAAD got an apology from Trunzo over it. Some people think it's being "oversensitive," but Jesus...how much clearer is "Man to man" with a huge "NOT" (NORMAL) stamped over it?

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John-McCainIf McCain calls, I'm not here. 

NEW YORK TO McCAIN: DROP DEAD! (2008)

The time I saw John McCain and showed him exactly how I felt. 

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e54fdcda278833-800wiThe Clintons practice some black magic 

WHITE MISCHIEF (2008)

When Bill and Hillary decided to use race in the race for the White House.

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Jason-WetheringtonCrist for the mill 

FLORIDA'S GOVERNOR ENGAYGED: DOES THIS COUNT AS "GAY MARRIAGE?" (2008)

Charlie Crist is gay. Really, really gay.

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Hillary-Clinton-guysThere's always 2016... 

HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE GAYS... (2008)

The gay affair with Hillary Clinton.

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e554e2e7d28834Hail, Mary, full of disgrace

 SARAH PALIN = SPIRO AGNEW + HARRIET MIERS (2008)

Aw, she'll never last...

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Whoopi-Goldberg-Prop-8Whoopi-tee-doo & Kate, too! 

THE MARRYING KIND (2008)

That fabulously spontaneous anti-Prop 8 march in NYC.

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Barack-Obama"Fierce advocate" was once a taunt, and is now just true.

WITH US OR AGAINST US (2009)

A post from when the Obama Administration was considered almost openly hostile toward gay-rights advocates. I believe he's turned that impression around.

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OBAMA-DADTA good sign

IT GOT BETTER (2010)

The one where President Obama happily signed DADT out of existence.

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Sophie-B-HawkinsAs she lays her career down to sleep...

DAMN, I WISH SHE WOULDN'T DO THISI (2011)

Sopie B. Hawkins GOesProud. I wish she'd GOHome.

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Merv-Griffin-Tombstone_6I live for death!

#97

OBITUARIES (2009—2012)

I tend to write about almost every celebrity death I hear about, specializing in anyone from the Golden Era. These are two that really blew me away. You, too?

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Farrah-FawcettVery hazardous duties

AND JILL CAME TUMBLING AFTER (2009)

The death of Farrah Fawcett, a woman whose nips decorated my walls before I realized I had no use for them.

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Elizabeth-taylor-bathing-suitEnd credits

REFLECTIONS IN A VIOLET EYE: ELIZABETH TAYLOR DIES AT 79 (2011)

The biggest living star fades out. It's still hard to believe she isn't around anymore.

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Donna-SummerShe worked hard for the money.

LAST DANCE: DONNA SUMMER DIES AT 63 (2012)

I'd spent a long time hating Donna over her alleged anti-gay comments, but that rumor isn't the whole story on her life.

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Barbara-KentGood egg

MAKES SAD FACE, MOVES LIPS, TYPE APPEARS ON PANEL: "THE END" (2012)

I was surprised when no major news services noted the death of the last person to have starred in a silent film as an adult, Barbara Kent.

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Jun 07 2013
Chest So Much Fun Comments (2)
Jose-Loreto
Via Sticky (Work Unfriendly): José Loreto, a Brazilian actor, chest bumps a soccer ball at the beach.
 
May 15 2013
Need To Know: Mr. Brice Guy, Restaurant-Owner Villains Made To Order, He's All Tatt + MORE Comments (0)

Peter_calandra1Via Sticky (Work Unfriendly): Actor Peter Calandra was born to be interviewed...and viewed.

*widget boy cultureAll that (see above) and one of his fave movies is Funny Girl, too? (Work Unfriendly) Alex-Minsky

*widget boy cultureMichael Stokes shoots Alex Minsky.

*widget boy cultureAnd you thought your bosses were assholes?

*widget boy cultureBrazilian judges rule in favor of marriage equality.

*widget boy cultureShelter dogs and cats are Colorado's official state pets.

*widget boy cultureMichele Bachmann more insane than previously thought.

*widget boy cultureHANDS OFF HARRY HAMLIN, PEOPLE!

*widget boy cultureNatalie Maines is back with "Without You."

*widget boy culture"Democrats worship abortion." Oh, my D&C!

*widget boy cultureA sad day for drunk drivers.

*widget boy cultureJames Franco in As I Lay Dying:

 
Dec 04 2012
Need To Know Comments (3)

Cheyenne-main"Know" one hotter than Cheyenne

Widget boy cultureCheyenne Jackson's "Don't Wanna Know" is a 2000s "I'm Still Standing".

Widget boy culture"Don't Wanna Know" features Broadway Bares beefcake.

Widget boy cultureAndrew Corvin is as hot as it gets.

Widget boy cultureMadonna's original "Vogue" boy is visually remixed.

Widget boy cultureMadonna releases "Superstar" with fan-art cover in Brazil.

Widget boy culturePRIVATE DANCER: Mesmerizing movie trailer. Gay-Jan-Brewer-shritless-underarms-model-Barbra-Streisand-France-guys

Widget boy cultureHow the gay press bred gay power.

Widget boy cultureFrench 1st Lady can't wait for marriage equality.

Widget boy cultureEasy—not cheap—way to meet Barbra Streisand.

Widget boy cultureLunatic #1 shoves NYC man under train. Lunatic #2 photographs it.

Widget boy cultureBoy Culture's new Facebook page.

Widget boy culturePapa John's loses favorability over Obamacare.

Widget boy cultureJan Brewer M.I.A.: Surgery? Affair? Back to Mars?

Widget boy cultureThe 8th Annual Out Music Awards hit Vegas.

Widget boy cultureThe Baby Wait at full term tonight.

Widget boy cultureLittle House child actress abused/disowned by mom.

Widget boy cultureSEND YOUR LINK SUGGESTIONS HERE.

Widget boy cultureTix to Kinky Boots—by Cyndi Lauper/Harvey Fierstein—on sale.

Widget boy cultureOfficial Pet Shop Boys "Memory of the Future" lyrics video:

 
Nov 24 2012
Madonna Loves A Good Brazilian Comments (9)

Madonna-MDNA-Brazil
What a warm and relaxed Madonna who gave this bathroom (!) interview to Brazilian journalist Huck, even allowing Rocco to horn in on the situation. This was after she had stormed through a second Miami show and done vocal cool-downs, so it had to be around 2 or 3 in the morning.

In a nutshell, she still uses a tape recorder, likes her kids to work hard but be clean, has raised over $75K for Sandy relief, had geat fun with PSY, might have a surprise in store for Brazil (a country whose music she loves), has shout-outs for her Triangle Bitches/friends, doesn't recommend dancing in high heels, treats her face to eucalyptus and her knees to ice post-show, wants Brazil's president to see MDNA, has not had a single alcoholic drink since her tour began and fetishizes sleep, massages and family meals.

Choice quote is that she is most proud of:

"...giving a lot of people the strength and confidence to believe in themselves, especially marginalized groups, whether it's the gay community or women to feel that they have the freedom, the power, the voice—to give them a voice to speak their mind, to express themselves and say, 'Yeah. Fuck, yeah! I deserve this. And I'm going to go for this.' And I wanna do more."

One of her best, most effortlessly gracious interviews.

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Nov 23 2012
Need To Know Comments (4)

REBECCA-KADAGA-UGANDA-KILL-THE-GAYS-BILLGoing All Out against a country going all in on the persecution of gays

Widget boy cultureHelp tell Uganda its "Kill the Gays" bill is abhorrent. Madonna-Mexico-new-album-movie

Widget boy cultureHorrendous 100-car pile-up.

Widget boy cultureTranslation: Madonna's got a new movie AND album in the works?

Widget boy cultureCameron pushing for marriage-equality vote in the UK.

Widget boy cultureCan Dems retake the House in '14?

Widget boy cultureAbortion fanboy Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) won't quit. Garrett-Neff-shirtless

Widget boy cultureYou buyin' what Garrett Neff's sellin'?

Widget boy cultureUnited States out of Mexico?

Widget boy cultureCaddy/boy: Cadillac Ranch millionaire accused of bribing boys for sex.

Widget boy cultureBoeing is anti-marriage equality.

Widget boy cultureNOM fears college drag parties.

Widget boy cultureIt's Black Friday. Be ashamed, be very ashamed:

 
Oct 21 2012
Brazil A Thrill Comments (1)
Mr Brazil Universe
Meet Thiago Ximenes, Mr. Brazil Universe.
 
Aug 09 2012
Tanks For That Comments (0)

Marcelu-Ferraz-The-Week-01
Marcelu-Ferraz-The-Week-05bIf you're in Barcelona on August 10, check out the Circuit Festival Barcelona, at which Marcelu Ferraz is giving out 200 exclusive tanks to VIP guests. He did them in basic, dip-dye and ombré and they feature Brazilian icons the surf, the beach and Cristo Redentor. I think these won't be available at your local Target.

More photos by Milton M. Filho of Bruno Fernandes modeling the thanks are to follow...

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Jul 26 2012
Crack Shot Comments (5)

Madonna MDNA Brazil
With thanks to Boy Culture reader Roger: The full Madonna MDNA Tour interview for the Brazilian market is filled with smart and interesting questions and answers, and includes Madonna's response (pre-Aurora) to concerns about her show being too violent. (It's supposed to be funny and cinematic, duh.) This is also the interview where she cheekily claims some songwriting points for "Born This Way", so enjoy or ignore that part.

Madonna Paris

Also, Madonna is a national treasure. Or a shamelessly violent hussy. And her Olympia show will be streamed live today from here.