Month: September 2016

Best Gay Halloween Parties In Los Angeles

What Are the Best Gay Halloween Parties in LA?   Los Angeles is filled with incredible halloween-themed events, and an enthusiastic entertainment-savvy population that does not disappoint when it comes to lavish and over-the-top costumes. Every year on October 31, Los Angeles transforms from the city of angels into the city of sexy beasts, seductive demons, provocative zombies, and other risqué takes on our favorite halloween costumes. Visit any gym in LA during the weeks prior to halloween and you will experience a volume of visitors much higher than the rest of the year, with banners warning gym members...

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‘American Male’ Exposes Grim Reality of Toxic Masculinity

“Now I am no longer a person, but a set of social cues.” The internal narrative of the primary subject concludes this riveting short film as he repeatedly beats and paddles what the viewer assumes to be a fraternity pledge, surrounded by his fraternity brothers who shout encouraging praises. The young man screams “faggot” at the pledge several times as the scene becomes more violent, with the other fraternity brothers restraining this character who is clearly responding to his own internalized homophobia. ‘American Male’ Wins MTV’s Short Film Challenge The short film “American Male” has been awarded the the...

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‘King Cobra’: A New Gay Thriller Based On Brent Corrigan’s Story

The highly anticipated biographical drama King Cobra is based on the book Cobra Killer, by Andrew E. Stoner and Peter A. Conway, and follows the true story of gay porn star Brent Corrigan’s (Sean Paul Lockhart) rise to fame. The film features big names including James Franco and Christian Slater, and is set to release on October 21, 2016. This movie not only involves drama and satire (as displayed by the oddly dark and funny trailer), but showcases the events that led up to the 2007 murder of gay porn producer Bryan Kocis. Who Is Brent Corrigan? Brent Corrigan...

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Meditation As An Anti-Aging Technique

Believe it or not, the practice of meditation that has been around for approximately 5,000 years and is widely utilized across a variety of religions has recently been shown to have anti-aging effects. For many years, mindfulness and meditation have been studied as  methods of lowering stress levels in humans, increasing cognitive acuity, and inducing other positive health transformations. Studies have also made connections between meditation and reduction in depressive symptoms in patients who suffer from chronic depression, and less anxiety in patients with manic disorders. This new study called “Meditation and Vacation Effects Have An Impact On Disease-Associated...

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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 2, Ep 5: The “Crystal-Queer” Recap

Hello My Darlings! This week’s episode was a real zinger, so I’m just going to dive right in! Oh, The Shade Of It All!   The episode picked up right where last week’s left off, with Phi Phi O’Hara essentially trashing Alyssa Edwards to the remaining contestants. The “face crack of the century” occurs when all of the eliminated queens, INCLUDING ALYSSA, are revealed behind the mirror, listening and sharpening their knives. Return Of The Queens   All of the queens who have left the show thus far saunter into the workroom in the order in which they were...

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