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NSFW! The vintage nude bodybuilders of Lon of New York

Long before OnlyFans, bodybuilders capitalised on their physiques to pose nude for photographs intended for a gay audience. The vintage nude bodybuilders of Lon of New York include Mr America 1942, Frank Leight. Alonzo Hanagan began his photography career at school. His parents bought him a Kodak box camera during his teenage years and he …

Australian Life Robert Knapman photographed Sydney drag royalty Cindy Pastel for this year's competition

Vote for your queer faves in the Australian Life photo comp

The 2023 Australian Life photography competition has great LGBTIQA+ representation this year, and you only have until midnight to vote for which photograph you’d like to see win the People’s Choice Award. Only one vote per email address is allowed, and the winner will be announced on October 5. Hosted by the City of Sydney, …

NSFW! Our hottest vintage nude men + the 1st LGB movie porn

Ah, the good old days. In this modern era of almost universal access to porn of every description, there’s something refreshing about images of vintage nude men. Here’s a look at some of the men we uncovered in 2022. Plus, check out the first known LGB movie porn. Le ménage moderne de Madame Butterfly is …

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Rhiannon Adam: to the moon & back on SpaceX

Queer Irish photographer Rhiannon Adam will join the first-ever civilian mission to the moon planned for 2023 or whenever the SpaceX spacecraft is ready. Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa purchased all the tickets for the flight back in 2018. In 2021, he announced plans to choose eight people from around the world to join him on …

Eugène Jansson

NSFW! the nude male art & photographs of Eugène Jansson

Originally famed for his blue-tinged nocturnal cityscapes, Eugène Jansson changed course in 1904 and focussed on painting male nudes. Specifically, the young sailors he photographed and painted at Stockholm’s floating naval bathhouse. Eugène lived with his mother and younger brother Adrian, also gay, all his life. Some of their gay friends thought the two brothers …

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NSFW! Édouard Dermit: Actor, Model, Painter

Born in 1925, Édouard Dermit met the French author, artist and filmmaker Jean Cocteau at the age of 22. Édouard worked in an underground mine. He impressed Cocteau originally with his good looks, and then with his intelligence and gentleness. “I congratulate myself on having chosen my son. And where did he come from? From …

Féral Benga

NSFW! Féral Benga: Folies Bergère star, actor & nude model

Féral Benga ran away during a trip to Paris from his homeland of Senegal aged just seventeen. He went on to star at the legendary Folies-Bergère, a half-naked, gay, black man, surrounded onstage by topless white women (pic below) — in the 1920s and 30s. He also acted, worked as a nude model and later …

Doug Inglish: Then and Now

Doug Inglish: Then and Now – before & after, years apart

American photographer Doug Inglish’s new photo series Then and Now comprises diptychs of the same male models photographed years apart. The recent photos replicate images created nearly two decades ago with the models wearing the same clothes and striking similar poses. Doug Inglish told CNN he was inspired to create the series after reconnecting with …

Frederick Kovert physique photography

NSFW: KoVert – Physique Photographer & movie drag queen

Frederick Kovert, otherwise KoVert, or Kovert of Hollywood, enjoyed a silent movie career as a drag queen comic and dancer and as a costume designer. When his film career ended, Frederick opened a male nude photography studio in Hollywood — a pioneer of physique photography. Scroll down for the nudes. Frederick Kovert’s film career included …

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Eugen Sandow: Was the OG nude male pinup bisexual?

In an era famous for prudery, Eugen Sandow became a wealthy and respected international celebrity for his all-but-nude stage performances and as a nude male pinup with only a figleaf to protect his modesty. There’s plenty of evidence to suggest the renowned bodybuilder was also bisexual. Yes, there is a full-frontal nude photograph. But you’ll …

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