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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 …

Eugen Sandow nude male pinup

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 …

loving men in love

LOVING: A Photographic History of Men in LOVE 1850s – 1950s

Over the past two decades, Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell accumulated nearly 3,000 photographs of men in love. Now, in their new book Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love, 1850s-1950s, the married couple share over 300 of the images. Scroll down for vid Hugh and Neal found the pics at flea markets, estate …

viral madonna photoshop fail

Viral Madonna Photoshop fail – plonks head on younger body

Madonna is again going viral for all the wrong reasons. This time, Australian TikTokker claims Madonna photoshopped her own head onto the woman’s head to promote her Rebel Heart album. The Madonna Photoshop fail immediately went viral after Amelia Goldie posted the images. Some social media users criticised the star for not attributing the original …

Namsa Leuba third sex

Namsa Leuba’s challenging images of Tahiti’s ‘Third sex’

Namsa Leuba’s latest photo series illustrates the diversity of gender identity in French Polynesia. Namsa photographed both ‘mahu’ (effeminate men) and “rae rae” (transgender) subjects of Tahiti’s famous ‘third sex’ for Illusions: The Myth of the ‘Vahine’ through Gender Dysphoria. Inspired by the paintings of Paul Gauguin, Namsa’s work challenges gender norms. Gauguin depicted Tahitian …

the real catwalk project

KhrystyAna’s Real Catwalk Project champions inclusivity

KhrystyAna Kazakova, previously a contestant on America’s Next Top Model, began the ‘Real Catwalk Project’ in 2018. She designed the project then as a guerrilla-style fashion show meant to counter the body beautiful narrative of shows like Victoria’s Secret. KhrystyAna spoke to Dazed Digital about the evolution of the ‘Real Catwalk Project’. “At first, The …

Adam & Steve

Adam & Steve – what goes up, must come down

St Paul’s Church in Malmö Sweden changed its mind a few days after installing Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin’s Paradise as an altarpiece and took it down. The painting depicts two gay couples in the Garden of Eden instead of the traditional Adam and Eve. We liked to think of them as Adam & Steve and Madam …

Stygian Stones Matthew Taylor Thomas Melt Brisbane Powerhouse

Stygian Stones: Matthew Taylor Thomas at MELT 2019

Matthew Taylor Thomas explores the story of queer depression and the fight for survival in a toxic society in his new exhibition. The Brisbane Powerhouse hosts Stygian Stones during MELT 2019, the Festival of Queer Arts and Culture. We saw one of the early photographs from Stygian Stones earlier in the year. Impressed by the …

cairns artist mark cochrane doghousefnq

Cairns artist’s collection stars cute pooches and iconic Queensland homes

QN Magazine was lucky to catch Mark Cochrane’s first Cairns exhibition of DogHouseFNQ back in October and the exhibition has shown at two other galleries since. Here’s hoping we see this quirky collection featuring zany North Queensland homes and even zanier pooches down in Brisbane sometime soon. DogHouseFNQ shows off homes from Townsville to Mareeba. …

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