62 posts categorized "POSE"

Jul 13 2021
Mj Rodriguez, Bowen Yang Make History With Emmy Nods Comments (0)

Mj Rodriguez IMG_7666*****My shot of Mj from 2018, at the Pose launch in Harlem (Image by Matthew Rettenmund)

The Emmys were awash with nominations for the same shows over and over — The Crown, Mare of Easttown, The Handmaid's Tale, we get it!

They were also filled with diversity and quite a few LGBTQ highlights:

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Jul 07 2021
How Lil Nas X Became Lil Nas X + Todrick Hall On FEMULINE + Dyllón Burnside: SEX BETWEEN MEN IS NOT DIRTY + Trump Hearts Hitler + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Billy Campbell is 62 — and still hot. Please follow Gr8erDays here.

BELOW: Keep reading for profiles of Lil Nas X, Todrick Hall, Dyllón Burnside & Bretman Rock, Eric Adams copping out, fresh documentation of Trump's idolatry of Hitler and more...

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Jul 02 2021
Wrestle Ya For It + Gay History Of Cherry Grove + Let Sha-Carri Run! + Colton Underwood, Hairy & Naked + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: “Normalize spitting?” No. During sex? If you insist. The rest — yay.

BELOW: Sha'Carri Richardson disqualified, Kenworthy and Underwood continue their media assault, Kirstie Alley wobbles toward QAnonism and more ...

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Jun 27 2021
NYC Pride 2021: The Fight Continues — Pictures & Videos Comments (0)

IMG_6907 gay pride 2021 boycultureCrowds showed up for even a truncated march! (All images by Matthew Rettenmund)

Pride was physically tumultuous for me in 2019, since I'd spent like six months with no exercise while nursing my sick pooch back to health; I'll never forget the feat of endurance it was to see Madonna perform then.

Pride in 2020 was virtually nonexistent.

IMG_6787 nyc gay pride boy cultureEveryone was in good cheer.

This year, because NYC had not fully reopened when plans were laid, Pride was a mish-mash of classic and cautious, crowded and sparse, big and small — and I must say I was shocked just how often it landed on classic, crowded and BIG.

It was also punishingly humid out — we are entering a days-long heat wave — making this year's theme of The Fight Continues feel more like The Struggle Is Real.

IMG_6913 gay pride 2021 boycultureKids were the backbone of Pride this year.

On my way to the kickoff presser, I spied a family of hicks stumbling out of Port Authority, the teen son in a camo TRUMP cap, and then noticed a series of anti-vaxxer and anti-mask graffiti messages. I tried not to let this put me in the wrong mood. Most of New York state is vaxxed and I imagine way past 70% of NYC is by now, so the real nuts are in the minority, but it was still jarring to be reminded that fascism and populism masquerading as junk science are here to stay.

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Jun 18 2021
BOY CULTURE On List Of 200 Best LGBTQ+ Films + Queer Reading List + DeAngelo Jackson Debuts BEING BLACK IN PORN Doc + Michaela Jaé's New Music + MORE! — 6-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Whatever is up with Madonna — she is planning something for June 24 in NYC — is appears to be connected to the boutique management co. the Jeffries.

BELOW: Keep reading for Boy Culture (the movie) getting honored by Rotten Tomatoes, a queer summer reading list, a new doc on Being Black in Porn, a plea for Pose and more ...

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Jun 17 2021
POSE, WANDAVISION, MARE OF EASTTOWN & More: Dorian TV Award Noms Are Here Comments (0)

1397cefed2f338e0a6a1abaf922a0944Pose strutted off with umpteen nominations. (GIF via GIPHY)

GALECA — the LGBTQ org of which I am a part — has announced all its TV nominees, and I think we nailed it.

The new GALECA president, Monika Estrella Negra, says:

I’m so proud. Our group’s nominations are diverse and fresh, signaling the overhaul of invisibility of marginalized communities and the heralding of a new generation of entertainment journalists.

Yes, I am mint in box!

The nominees are below, with winners being unveiled August 29:

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Jun 07 2021
Hottest Gay-Sex Moments Of '21 + Hot PAPI + Ellie Kemper Apologizes + Billy Porter's Fashion Blasts + Gay Country Singer Warbles OUT + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Pose is over, but we'll always have Dyllón Burnside.

BELOW: Keep reading for gay-sex scenes of the year, a gay advice columnist makes good, Ellie Kemper confronts her 19-year-old mistake, how to support Pride and mental health and make a fashion statement at once and more ...

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May 20 2021
Sara & THE CITY + Your Finest Hour, The One You Spent Watching Him Shower + Tim Ryan's Anti-Insurrection Rant + MORE! — 6-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Struck a Pose.

BELOW: Keep reading for a new Sex and the City addition, a naked guy, a House rant and more ...

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