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NSFW Actors Who Have Done Full Frontal Nudity

NSFW Actors Who Have Done Full Frontal Nudity | Gay News | Scoop.it

With Valentine’s Day in the air, attention is often lavished on the fairer sex. That's not what this post is about.

There are various websites dedicated to bringing you every example of your favorite actress's nude scenes in film, red carpet “wardrobe malfunctions” and limo-exiting crotch shots. However, there is considerably less information for those looking for a glimpse of full frontal male nudity. 

This is especially surprising considering the amount of full-frontal nudity that exists in Hollywood films, and the caliber of the many actors who have shown off their little guy on the big screen: Richard Gere, Kevin Bacon and Jason Segel, to name just a few. There are also those actors who seem to actively seek out roles that require them to drop trou. Harvey Keitel has bared his bits in at least four films and is evenrumored to have been thrown off Stanley Kubrick’s "Eyes Wide Shut" for taking his method acting too far with Nicole Kidman. Ewan McGregor, known as "Hollywood’s most naked actor," has appeared naked in at least five movies. There are actors such as Michael Fassbender and Vincent Gallo whose members become more famous than the films in which they star

This Valentines Day, we have compiled the above HIGHLY NSFW montage as a tribute to phalli on film. They are not always big, they’re not always handsome and some of them may even frighten you. But the actors attached to them were brave enough to bare all and for that, we salute them.

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Back Hair Is Beautiful: Here's Why I Flaunt Mine

Back Hair Is Beautiful: Here's Why I Flaunt Mine | Gay News | Scoop.it

There’s nothing inherently gross or dirty about back hair, no reason why it should be singled out for near-universal abhorrence—especially when its close cousin, chest hair, remains so widely beloved and even fetishized. It wasn’t always this way, either: As recently as the 1970s, erstwhile James Bond Roger Moore could flaunt his hairy back on the big screen—In a sex scene! In a close-up!—without losing his sex symbol status.

But those of us who grew up after 1979 have been brainwashed to despise any hair that sneaks below the neck. Most male movie stars today have the hairlessness of a pre-pubescent boy, somewhat freakily accompanied by the abs of a body builder. Even the furriest of modern idols, our Jake Gyllenhaals and Jon Hamms, boast perfectly smooth backs and shoulders. Hollywood and glamour magazines have colluded, insidiously and insistently, to convince us that the hairy chest/hair-free back combination is a naturally occurring phenomenon.

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Irish vote should give new momentum to gay marriage cause in Australia

Irish vote should give new momentum to gay marriage cause in Australia | Gay News | Scoop.it

The overwhelming Irish vote for gay marriage just highlights how far behind the times Australia is.

Britain, New Zealand and many other countries – and now heavily Catholic Ireland. The United States Supreme Court is considered likely soon to support a constitutional right to marriage equality. Yet in Australia the issue remains a struggle.

Ireland was the first country to have a successful referendum but this is not a course for Australia. That’s at least something that Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten agree on. In Ireland marriage is a constitutional matter – here, it is just a question for Parliament. A plebiscite would be expensive as well as unnecessary.

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Rainbow flag flies from City Hall to support LGBTQI community

Rainbow flag flies from City Hall to support LGBTQI community | Gay News | Scoop.it

The rainbow flag has flown outside Brisbane City Hall for the first time, to signify the city's support for International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Supporters rallied in Queen's Park on Sunday morning before walking to King George Square, where they held a minute's silence for victims of homophobic or transphobic abuse.

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14 Facts About Homophobia In Australian Sport

14 Facts About Homophobia In Australian Sport | Gay News | Scoop.it

The Out on the Fields study of over 3000 Australians found a significant number of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people fear homophobia and discrimination on the sporting field.

The study also found that 80% of Australians believe LGB athletes are either not accepted or only moderately accepted in sporting culture.

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Woman in Nebraska sues every single homosexual on earth

Woman in Nebraska sues every single homosexual on earth | Gay News | Scoop.it

A woman in Nebraska has filed court documents to sue every homosexual person on the planet.


Sylvia Ann Driskell, 66, calls herself the “ambassador” for plaintiffs “God and His Son, Jesus Christ,” is suing all homosexuals on Earth for breaking “religious and moral laws,” according to a bizarre 14-page handwritten complaint she filed.


Driskell who is representing herself in the case of Driskell v Homosexuals wants a judge to decide if homosexuality is a sin or not.

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9 Things Everyone Needs to Stop Saying About Trans People Immediately

9 Things Everyone Needs to Stop Saying About Trans People Immediately | Gay News | Scoop.it

Now that Bruce Jenner has publicly come out, there's increased public interest about what it means to be transgender. 

Much of the reaction to Jenner's interview has been positive, but some have taken the opportunity to reveal their own ignorance about matters of gender identity. While Jenner's coming out has helped dispel many myths about being transgender, it's clear there's still a long way to go to ensure everyone understands what makes gender complex and personal. To be better allies (and sympathetic human beings) we can start by getting rid of the following phrases completely ...

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A Fox News Contributor On Being Gay, The GOP, And Religious Liberty

A Fox News Contributor On Being Gay, The GOP, And Religious Liberty | Gay News | Scoop.it

Guy Benson is gay, but he doesn’t really think that matters. The Townhall.com political editor does, however, think LGBT people should be more open to gay Republicans — even as he thinks gay issues present a “real obstacle” for his party.

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Alan Joyce backs same-sex marriage

Alan Joyce backs same-sex marriage | Gay News | Scoop.it

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce, who is openly gay, has spoken out about same-sex marriage, saying it should be introduced in his adopted home of Australia.


The Irish-born businessman, who holds dual Irish-Australian citizenship, said a change in law would be an important symbol to young people that "they're not in some way second-class citizens", he told The Age.


"It's really about equality," he was quoted saying. "One of the reasons why I love [Australia] is it's about a fair go."


Mr Joyce and his partner of 15 years, Shane Lloyd, cannot marry in Australia under current laws.

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The march of marriage equality

Today 70% of Americans live in a state with legal same-sex marriage. 11 years ago it was zero.

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The Queer Pushback Begins As Gay London Gets Wiped Out

The Queer Pushback Begins As Gay London Gets Wiped Out | Gay News | Scoop.it

Gay London faces total annihilation. The shock closure of legendary London queer bar the Black Cap last week has stunned the city’s queer community. Another jewel has fallen from a once glittering tiara.

In the last five years more than a dozen of London’s most iconic LGBT venues have closed. Many more are under threat, threatening the city’s place among the world’s great gay communities. Dan Glass, 31, was one of the regulars who fought desperately to save another gay bar, the Joiners Arms. “It was one of the very rare places where I could feel, totally and utterly liberated,” he told The Daily Beast.

Some argue that legislative equality and growing acceptance of gay culture in Britain mean there’s no longer any need for dedicated LGBT spaces. They say the closures are simply a result of supply and demand, changing tastes, and a move away from ghettoization. Tell that to Glass, a mainstay of the London gay scene. “To be able to expose my vulnerabilities, my desires and passions within four walls as a queer man, was absolutely necessary, essential in fact, to breathe,” he said.

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The Time Swedes Called in Gay to Work

The Time Swedes Called in Gay to Work | Gay News | Scoop.it

Psychiatry has not always been kind to people whose sexuality veers from the societal norm. Homosexuality was considered a mental illness in many countries as late as the mid-20th century—if it was not classified as an outright crime. Even Sweden, that Scandinavian bastion of openness and equality, identified being gay as a disorder as late as 1979. 

That year, a group of Swedes took advantage of the legal framework that made being gay an illness and called in sick to work, claiming their homosexuality as the reason. One woman, from the southern province of Smålandeven, managed to get Social Security benefits for calling in gay. 

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The next big fight for gay rights will be won by Big Business

The next big fight for gay rights will be won by Big Business | Gay News | Scoop.it

The rapid expansion of gay rights and LGBT acceptance in the United States is a remarkable story, and one that's still unfolding. If you think you know how it ends, you don't. As federal courts and state and local governments have opened the door to same-sex marriage, for example, state legislatures in Republican-controlled capitals have been responding with measures to limit gay rights, quash same-sex marriage, and take away local control over LGBT anti-discrimination policies.

The "religious freedom" laws in Indiana and Arkansas are the most famous of the recent state measures to curb gay rights. But Indianapolis and Little Rock are hardly alone. In Texas, for example, Republican state legislators have introduced at least 20 anti-LGBT bills in the current session — more than any other state, according to The Texas Observer.

As gay rights march forward in America, religious conservatives are taking a stand (principled or bigoted, depending on your point of view). Big Business, a second pillar of the Republican coalition, is taking a stand, too, however, and that's where things get interesting.

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The 30-year journey to Australia's first LGBTI village

The 30-year journey to Australia's first LGBTI village | Gay News | Scoop.it

Australia's first lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)  retirement estate was dreamed up over a glass of wine.

Peter Dickson was joking about the future with friends when a glimmer of the idea began.

He had just bought his first investment property, yet realised that despite this, "None of us would have been in a situation to later retire [comfortably]".

Initially, their dinner-table conversation amounted to a house where they would all live together with carers if necessary. 

This was 28 years ago and the start of a three-decade-long project that would involve  him sacrificing his personal wealth and time to make the first rainbow retirement village a reality.

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Labor seeks to change Marriage Act to allow same-sex marriage

Labor seeks to change Marriage Act to allow same-sex marriage | Gay News | Scoop.it

THE Labor Party is about to introduce legislation into the House of Representatives seeking to change the Marriage Act and allow same-sex marriages.

Leader Bill Shorten will introduce the bill shortly, and it will be seconded by Deputy Leader Tanya Plibersek.

“I have given notice that I will move a Private Member’s Bill in the House of Representatives on Monday which will finally bring about marriage equality in Australia,” Mr Shorten said.

“I believe the time has well and truly come for the Parliament to debate marriage equality.”

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Ireland same-sex referendum set to approve gay marriage

Ireland same-sex referendum set to approve gay marriage | Gay News | Scoop.it

Early indications suggest the Republic of Ireland has voted to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.


More than 3.2m people were asked whether they wanted to amend the country's constitution to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry.


Government ministers have said they believe it will pass, while prominent "no" campaigners have conceded defeat.

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Allens says same-sex marriage is just good business

Allens says same-sex marriage is just good business | Gay News | Scoop.it

One of the nation's largest law firms is elevating same-sex marriage to an issue of productivity as it presses for change.

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Grindr wants to settle down with a buyer

Grindr wants to settle down with a buyer | Gay News | Scoop.it

Grindr, the gay men's hookup app that has 5 million users, is ready to settle down with a permanent partner.

Grindr is reportedly up for sale, according to a report from Bloomberg, with the company having hired advisers to help them find a possible suitor. It's not definite the app will be sold, however, as the company will still need to find an interested buyer and agree to terms.

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Ambassador to France offers resignation after 'bizarre' Abbott airport incident

Ambassador to France offers resignation after 'bizarre' Abbott airport incident | Gay News | Scoop.it

Australia's ambassador to France offered his resignation after an incident while greeting Tony Abbott as he arrived in Paris on Anzac Day.

According to multiple sources, the ambassador, Stephen Brady, was on the airport tarmac with his partner of 32 years, Peter Stephens, waiting to meet the incoming plane around 7pm Paris time.

The prime minister's travelling party sent an instruction that Mr Stephens should not take part in the greeting but should wait in the car. 

Peter Stephens and Stephen Brady at an event in Canberra in 2011.
It is understood that no explanation was given.

The ambassador, a career diplomat and formerly the official secretary to two governors-general, refused the instruction.

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Queer South Africans Living at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender

Queer South Africans Living at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender | Gay News | Scoop.it

When apartheid fell, Jabu Pereira watched as South Africa granted sweeping equal rights to its LGBT community. In fact, South Africa was the fifth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.

“As black queer people and black South Africans we stood in lines for hours and hours and hours and we cast our very first vote,” Pereira recalled at The Daily Beast’s first installment of Quorum: Global LGBT Voices last December. “[It was a] double victory because sexual orientation was guaranteed into our constitution.”

But not all was what it seemed.

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Failed Christian shoe promoter makes anti-gay first-person shooter

Failed Christian shoe promoter makes anti-gay first-person shooter | Gay News | Scoop.it

The Steam downloadable games shop launched its "Greenlight" initiative in 2012 as a way to open its sales doors to smaller game developers. However, because the shop launched with a glut of inauthentic and joking submissions, the folks at Valve added a $100 fee to "cut down the noise."

Whether or not that fee has been backed by any active filtering or monitoring service, Greenlight still failed to stop a game from launching that clearly violated its terms of service. Kill The Faggot, a light-gun-styled game about shooting gay people made by a California developer, skateboarder, and Christian shoe promoter named Randall Herman, launched for public consumption early Monday morning before being pulled from the Greenlight service hours later.

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Will John Roberts Rule in Favor of Marriage Equality? Here Are His Three Options.

Will John Roberts Rule in Favor of Marriage Equality? Here Are His Three Options. | Gay News | Scoop.it

Tuesday’s marriage equality arguments at the Supreme Court confirmed many things: Yes, Justice Anthony Kennedy is still concerned about gay couple’s “dignity”; yes, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still a fierce defender of constitutional equality; no, Justice Samuel Alito hasn’t stopped spouting nasty nonsense about gay people. But the arguments ended without a clear view into the mind of Chief Justice John Roberts. In recent months, Roberts has been lobbied by the left to support marriage equality—and bullied by the right to oppose it. On top of that, many commentators (myself included) have speculated that Roberts might swing to the side of equality this time around.


On Tuesday, however, the Chief Justice’s views remained opaque. Although he pummeled pro-gay attorneys with tough questions, Roberts also engaged with attorneys representing anti-gay states, treating several of their claims with evident skepticism. At the end of the morning, it appeared Roberts had three options open to him if he decides to cast his vote in favor of equality.



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The twink is dead

The twink is dead | Gay News | Scoop.it

What happened to all the twinks? I’m not referring to the beautiful, jacked-up 20 year-old boys who make their livings dancing half naked on podiums and posing in their underwear. I’m referring to the skinny boys in midriffs, covered in glitter who weren’t afraid to express their femininity. Ever since bigger became better and masculinity in the gay community became the norm for what is considered attractive, the image of the effeminate young gay guy who likes show tunes and tight fitting clothing has disappeared from public view. In his place are perfectly sculptured bodies of bros who dress like dudes who try to pass as jocks. With the onslaught of regularly updated images of ‘masc’ gay guys that fill our feeds and our minds and our fantasies, we have subconsciously been persuaded to value masculinity as desirable in a mate. As such, the colourful assortment of gay men that used to make up the spectrum of homosexuality has dwindled down to just a few archetypes that now form the basis of our aspirations.

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The Man Who Beat HIV at Its Own Game for 30 Years

The Man Who Beat HIV at Its Own Game for 30 Years | Gay News | Scoop.it

For Kai Brothers, 1981 marked the beginning and the end of a golden era. That was the year he turned 19, moved to San Francisco to join one of the world’s largest gay communities, and met his first boyfriend. “We could walk down the street holding hands and kissing somebody in public. It really was a magical time,” Brothers says. But it was short-lived. “Right after I moved here, we started hearing about people dying.”

Brothers, 52, is sitting in his San Francisco living room with his cat on his lap. A computer technician, he has peppery hair and a carefully trimmed beard. The lines in his face are a reminder of the years that have passed, but he looks healthy.

In the 1980s, Brothers had been donating his blood to a San Francisco blood bank, and sometime in 1986, he recalls, it sent him a piece of certified mail that requested he come in for a test. The blood bank had discovered the human immunodeficiency virus in its stock, and wanted to make sure Brothers didn’t have it. He didn’t go in for the test. “It was the classic state of denial,” he says. “I couldn’t manage it.” Brothers interpreted the letter as confirmation that he was HIV positive.

The anxiety of living in doubt took a toll on Brothers, and in 1989 he went in for an HIV test. It was positive. He believes he contracted the virus from his first boyfriend, who developed AIDS in 1991, and died two years later. That was the darkest period in Brothers’ life. He emptied his 401K, thinking that he wouldn’t live long enough to use it.

Surprisingly, though, Brothers never developed any of the symptoms associated with HIV infection. He continued to play softball, act in local plays, and go to work everyday in a bank. “I’m defying the odds here,” Brothers remembers thinking. “There must be something my body is able to do that is keeping me healthy.”

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Austrian Magazine 'Vangardist' Prints Issue in HIV-Positive Blood-Infused Ink

Austrian Magazine 'Vangardist' Prints Issue in HIV-Positive Blood-Infused Ink | Gay News | Scoop.it

You probably haven’t heard of the queer Austrian men’s magazine Vangardist, which is distributed exclusively in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. You’ll probably be hearing about it a little bit in the coming weeks, as the magazine has printed an entire issue in ink that was infused with HIV-positive infused blood. This was more than a stunt, though: it’s meant to bring awareness to the increasingly prevalent stigma associated with HIV.

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Meet The Man Determined To Prevent Marriage Equality In Australia

Meet The Man Determined To Prevent Marriage Equality In Australia | Gay News | Scoop.it

Lyle Shelton isn’t one of those religious fundamentalists you see standing at the pulpit, his hands clenched in fists of rage, spewing invective about how we’re all going to hell in a handbasket.


Sitting with BuzzFeed News in a busy Sydney café on a sunny afternoon, the head of the Australian Christian Lobby is simply preaching a message of love, tolerance, and respect. He’s not a hater, he insists, just a good Christian and a voice for the voiceless.


His critics, however, say his message is one of intolerance and bigotry, which does untold damage to young LGBT Australians.


One thing that’s not in dispute is that Lyle Shelton is widely considered one of the biggest roadblocks to marriage equality in Australia.


How has this small-time politician from country Queensland stopped a social movement that has become unstoppable in every other English-speaking nation in the world?

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