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Apr 29 2016
6-PACK — Black Pride Issue + No Fats, No Fems, No Tact + Melania Learns The Words DISHONEST & DISINGENUOUS + Gay, British Music Madness + Flag Basher + Steamy Snapchat Snaps! Comments (0)

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef01bb08e9cf88970d-800wiThe Advocate explores the intersection between black pride and gay pride.

6a00d8341c2ca253ef01bb08e9cf88970d-800wiYou shouldn't have to have sex with anyone to prove anything, but it's gross to advertise your preferences in a way that makes them seem like they should be everyone's.

6a00d8341c2ca253ef01bb08e9cf88970d-800wiMelania Trump spills to GQ on her natural beauty. “According to Melania, the only unnatural thing that has been in her body is Donald Trump.”

6a00d8341c2ca253ef01bb08e9cf88970d-800wiMUSIC 2 MY EARS: In the '60s, there was a British invasion. In the '80s, there was a British invasion. In the '10s, is there a gay British invasion?

6a00d8341c2ca253ef01bb08e9cf88970d-800wiAn Omaha man was convicted of a federal hate crime for stealing and burning his lesbian neighbor's rainbow flag.

6a00d8341c2ca253ef01bb08e9cf88970d-800wiTHANKS, U: Guess which R&B singer went full Monty in a sauna on Snapchat.

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Apr 14 2016
Fat Chance: GQ Writer Wants Plus-Sized Models Called FAT Comments (0)
 

What a wonderful life this is! #img #wwd #brawn #bodypositivity #effyourbeautystandards #bigandtall

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GQ UK's Jonathan Heaf wants to make sure everyone knows he's an A-hole, so has written a piece on why we shouldn't call plus-sized male models—like Zach Miko, above—anything other than “fat.”

Really? So in order to make sure we are all striving to be healthy (a noble goal), the only way to do so is to use a pejorative description of anyone who isn't achieving what medical professionals consider to be a safe weight?

Does that mean when describing someone who is 60, we shouldn't refer to them as older or mature, but just old?

A man who isn't 5'9" or more should be called short?

To use examples of things that people can change about themselves, we shouldn't say someone is battling drug abuse but just cut to the chase and say they're addicts?

Most of the words I've listed are totally acceptable, depending on the context. There's nothing wrong with politely referring to a category of clothing/larger models as plus-sized; it would also be stupid to market clothing to people who are overweight by putting them in the “fat” section, modeled by “fat” people.

I haven't read GQ in years (how much longer will a print edition even exist?), but I feel confident that if I looked through it, I'd find plenty of articles that mince words. It's called being polite and respecting social niceties. To throw that away all the time is a great way to let everyone know you're a toxic jerk with a big, fat mouth.

 
Jan 27 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo's Got Balls! Comments (0)

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Watch Cristiano Ronaldo kicking a soccer ball around in his boxer briefs. Watch it? Try looking away.

 
Jan 20 2016
King Cobra: How To Get Ronaldo's Ronaldo-ness Comments (0)

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Cristiano Ronaldo covers GQ's Body Issue, and the images of him are definitely giving me body issues.

In the piece, readers are told how to achieve the cobra-like quality of Ronaldo's upper body when it's hyper-extended:

1. Pull-ups. “Start off with pull-ups or chin-ups,” says Carlos Frias, an L.A.-area trainer. For pull-ups, place your hands on the bar slightly wider than shoulder width, with your palms facing in. Pull your shoulder blades together—picture yourself pulling your elbows into your ribs—while lifting yourself up until your chin’s even with the bar.

2. Chin-ups. Same concept, just with palms facing outward. “This way’s more of a combination between your lats and biceps,” Brathwaite says.

3. Hit the lat machine. Pretty self-explanatory—but keep in mind that, to determine how much you’re lifting, you need to subtract the machine’s weight from your body mass (so if you weigh 180 and put the pin at 50 pounds, you’re actually lifting 130 pounds).

More on Ronaldo here.

 
May 28 2015
Need To Know: Montreal In + STRANGE Casting + Death Penalty Put To Sleep + Disastrous Movie + MORE! Comments (0)

*widget boy cultureABOVE: “Trailblazing” athlete Michael Sam moves to Canada, starts over.

*widget boy cultureHollywood Book & Poster owner dies at a film noir convention.

*widget boy cultureHilariously, Rick Santorum is running for president.

*widget boy cultureNew Madonna “Ghosttown” remix.

*widget boy cultureMS MR's “Painted” Lindstrøm Remix

*widget boy cultureTilda Swinton joining Doctor Strange?

*widget boy cultureCher's new ad campaign for Marc Jacobs.

*widget boy cultureBorna Coric covers (very young) Men's Health.

*widget boy cultureSam Heughan gets naked. (Work Unfriendly)

*widget boy cultureNebraska does away with the death penalty.

*widget boy cultureSan Andreas sucks, seismologist live-tweets its many ... faults.

*widget boy cultureThe Pope is not a progressive.

*widget boy cultureDr. Renée Richards, trans icon, opens up to GQ.

 
Nov 21 2014
Rising To The Top: Michael Sam Covers GQ Comments (0)

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Michael Sam may not be in the NFL anymore, but he still rates as one of GQ's Men of the Year, posing for Peggy Sirota for the cover.

He says he wants to be a distraction based on his performance in sports, but knocks those who focus on his sexual orientation as being somehow other, saying of them, “Gotta keep bringing up the locker-room situation because he’s gay.”

Sam goes on to tell Andrew Corsello that his coming out story might have been different had he felt he had more of a choice:

“If I had it my way, I never would have done it the way I did, never would have told it the way I did. But the recruiters knew, and reporters knew, and they talked to each other, and it got out. If I didn’t have the year I did, nobody would have cared. But I have no regrets. Some people can argue that I had the potential to go higher in the draft. But I think everything happens for a reason. It looks good to see me in the position I’m in now, because I can show the world how good I am and rise up the ranks. I’m at the bottom now. I can rise up, show I’m a football player. Not anything else. Just a football player.”

He also talks about his troubled childhood:

“Only a handful of people really know how I was raised. Certain family members weren’t…there. They were ghosts. My brothers were the ones who were there. Most of the time, that was scary. I tried to stay away as much as possible. We called the cops on my brothers so many times I can’t even count. Not only for hurting me. They’d abuse my sisters. Verbally abuse my mom. My brothers were evil people. I don’t have a relationship with them now. They’ve both written me letters from prison. For them to dare to call themselves my brothers—I can’t live with that.”

This issue of GQ hits newsstands November 25.

 
Nov 18 2014
Pratta Boy! Comments (0)

Chris Pratt is one of GQ's Men of the Year. See the others here.

 
Oct 01 2014
Need To Know: Folsom Face-Sucking + Bake Off, Lady + Jockeying For Position + For Dismembers Only + Abs-Olutely Fabulous + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureABOVE: mr Pam hits Folsom Street Fair...and it hits back!

*widget boy cultureNothing makes me smile harder than a homophobe in tears. Kirsten-Dunst

*widget boy cultureReviewing sexual positions on Yelp!

*widget boy cultureKirsten Dunst short is best thing she's done in years.

*widget boy cultureKelly Rowland to play Donna Summer?

*widget boy cultureMore press for my new book—please pledge if you can.

*widget boy cultureObamas should move to a doorman building...

*widget boy cultureUNSAFE SEX: Gay porn actor murder trial under way.

*widget boy cultureMinneapolis gay couple shot by religious nutjob.

*widget boy cultureTyler Perry and his “girlfriend” (snort!) are expecting a son.

*widget boy cultureBruce Jenner is transitioning. Just accept it.

*widget boy culture2nd Obamacare enrollment period begins November 15!

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*widget boy culture“Nick the Gardener”'s abs get their own spin-off show.

*widget boy cultureEbola hits the U.S. via Dallas.

*widget boy cultureInterview with out artist/illustrator Drew Green.

*widget boy cultureJessa Duggar links Darwin to the Holocaust to abortion because God.

*widget boy cultureKoch Brothers trying to buy Latinos' votes.

*widget boy cultureGetting intimate with Britney Spears.

*widget boy culturePolice chief's daughter screamed slurs and hit bashing victim in the face.

*widget boy cultureI LOLed at the fainting scene in Episode 3 of Raymond & Lane, after the jump...

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