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A new Tom of Finland collection is dropping for Pride

Tom of Finland’s work is instantly recognisable. Always homoerotic and often featuring stereotypes of gay men with bulging muscles and even bigger bulging appendages, it’s not exactly hard to notice. One person who has always been captivated by the work is designer Nicola Formichetti. Now he’s …

Jackets

The new Ken doll has a man bun

Barbie, Ken; a love story for the ages? We were disappointed to hear that the pair split up back in 2004, but thankfully they reunited again in 2011 and have been together ever since. Over the years, Barbie has had over 130 different careers – astronaut, surgeon and even President – and was made …

Dolls

@darkstockphotos pokes fun at disturbing stock imagery

A disturbing amount of options are available when you go on a stock photography site and search for things like “kids doing coke” or “girl taking selfie with AK-47”. Andy Kelly noticed it too. So he started a Twitter account with the handle @darkstockphotos, which features “extremely fucked up …

Christmas Trees

I worked for Trump’s HIV Advisory Council: here’s why I quit

It was the honour of my life to be appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) by the Barack Obama Administration, and the decision by me and my colleagues to resign under the Trump administration did not come without deep contemplation and an attempt to give this president …

The film about New York, LGBT youth and queer ball culture

Nearly three decades since <i>Paris Is Burning</i> first debuted to widespread critical acclaim, <i>Kiki</i> explores New York’s modern-day ballroom scene – only this time, the story is told from the perspective of the community itself. <i>Kiki</i>, the feature-length debut from director Sara Jordenö, is a dynamic coming …

LGBTQI

Faggots are fantastic in Daniel Nicoletta’s LGBT photos

“Faggots are fantastic!” is splashed across the tank top of a man named Hoti, frozen arms akimbo in a portrait taken in August 1975. Photographer Daniel Nicoletta was around, camera in hand, during the apex of a crucial fight for LGBT rights in San Francisco. A self-described “Richard Avedon of the …

Gus Van Sant

Alexander Wang collaborates with condoms for New York Pride

We all know that Alexander Wang knows how to party, and that he is a designer that prefers to swap the ‘runway’ for the ‘rave’ (a la his ‘No After Party AW17 Show’). But this coming Sunday (June 25), Wang is going one step further by throwing a ‘safe sex’ party on the streets of Manhattan. Noting …

Alexander Wang

Nicki Minaj has become the most awarded female rapper ever

She may still be waiting for official confirmation, but yesterday Nicki Minaj announced on Instagram that she has become the most awarded female rapper in history.<p>“Attention!! I love God,” Minaj wrote. “According to Universal Records, this year alone, my album catalogue sold 325K worldwide and <i>The</i> …

Alexander McQueen SS18 Menswear

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Chelsea Manning celebrating Pride is giving us life

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated at LGBTQ Pride marches worldwide Sunday.<p>At the New York City march, participants included Chelsea Manning, …

20 Sick'ning Screen Grabs + Pithy Commentary About the Ru Paul's Drag Race Finale

Well, kittens, this is it: the climactic finale to Drag Race’s biggest season to date. And what better way to conclude the narrative of this …

These Dogs Have The Best Shocked Expressions, That We Just Had To Share (15 photos)

1<p>He Was Offered A Piece Of Cake... From His Own Cake<p>Pin It<p>2<p>"OMG, OMG.... Master Is Gunna Throw The Ball"<p>Pin It<p>3<p>New Giant Tennis Ball = Shocked Dog<p>Pin …

We aren't ready for frosted tips in 2017, but apparently some people are

Tooth gems are somewhat bearable, and we can deal with fanny packs and a <i>Twin Peaks</i> revival.<p>But frosted tips!? That might be taking this whole '90s …

Snapchat maps can figure out what you're doing and it's either cool or creepy

Snap Maps don't just tell your friends where you are; they also disclose a few of your activities. And it's freaking people out big time.<p>Anyone who's …

21 Things That Are Socially Acceptable When You're Hot, But Not When You're Ugly

Life is a lot tougher for the …

The Queen is getting a massive pay rise and Twitter isn't impressed

At 91, the Queen might be well beyond her pension age, but that hasn't stopped her from getting a massive pay rise.<p>A record-breaking performance by …

Kid thinks it's a great idea to play with a garden hose, until he learns the hard truth

Summertime means finding creative ways to beat the heat and this kid seems to think playing with the garden hose will be a great way to stay …

Are your friends terrible at taking pictures of you? One guy is finally speaking out against bad pic buds

Whenever we take a photo for someone, it turns out great, but when our friends take it, it's a <i>much</i> different story?<p>That feeling of frustration is …

A Steel Sculpture Inflated like a Balloon for Stability and Lightness

NAWA is an ultralight, durable sculpture made up of 35 steel arches, making an open gate through which anyone can walk freely. Its bionic form and …

1953 bungalow with glass facade asks $545K outside NYC

The midcentury modern home is located in Morristown, New Jersey, just 25 miles west of New York City<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Morristown, …

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Breezy Japanese house is a clever indoor-outdoor dream

The Kyoto house is breezy and dynamic<p>It’s always exciting to see how the Japanese do residential architecture: from skinny structures to prefabs, Japanese homes take advantage of their sites in ingenious ways.<p>Take this contemporary home in the suburbs of Kyoto, for instance. Designed by architect …

#Manchester Bee : Concilio et Labore

Vaulting ambition, Peterborough Cathedral #architecturelovers #architecture #photography

Fenestration for the nation, St. Mary's Abbey, York #architecture #photography

Troye Sivan on His First Pride Parade and Superhero Dad - PAPER

This month, <i>PAPER</i> asks 7 LGBT influencers and creatives to share their stories of all things Pride. From coming out to first kisses, from feeling included to a wild night out, our cast shares it all. Just like the LGBT flag, the memories that unfold are colorful and beautiful, representing an array …

Right-Wing 'News' Sites Distract From Nightmare Trumpcare With Scary Fairy Tales Of Freedom Lost

Do you know people who like to watch horror movies? It’s puzzling why people want to have the bejeezus scared out of them, but to each his own. When it comes to politics, however, fear is a useful thing. In fact, there’s no better way to divert the attention of people away from, for example, the …

Drag queen Sasha Velour is America’s next superstar

This past weekend, drag turned a new page once more – Sasha Velour was crowned America’s Next Drag Superstar by RuPaul. After a season full of unpredictable twists, it became increasingly unclear who the winner would be. What was clear, however, was that Sasha’s drag was unique in the ways that it …

Disney Princesses In Order From Least Gay To Most Gay

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Why Reforming The Juvenile Justice System Is An LGBTQ Issue

Did you know that nearly 40% of girls in juvenile detention and correctional facilities identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) or gender nonconforming? That’s more than four times the number of girls in the United States generally who identify as LGBTQ―and 85% LGBTQ …

LGBTQI

Getting To Know Adam Eli, An LGBTQ Activist Making Waves

Leave no gay stone unturned<p>At 24 years old, New York City’s Adam Eli is on the forefront of activism in the LGBTQ community. Always busy organizing a rally, march, or a gathering, Eli's involvement with this year’s Pride Month is no exception: Along with the newly revamped Grindr, he has taken on …