Pool boy / Coca Cola

The Pool Boy ad from the new Taste the Feeling campaign by Coca Cola, created by Santo Buenos Aires.

Director Andy Fogwill from Landia

Two Serious Ladies

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American author Jane Bowles with her long term Arab lover Cherifa -wearing chador- walking the streets of Tangier, Morocco, August 1967 (source).

 

Ninety percent gay

 

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Ninety percent gay from the web comic series Fredo & Pid’jin by Romanian duo Eugen Erhan and Tudor Muscalu.

we are all homophobes

Post show speech on the definition of homophobia and who gets to use it, by Irish drag performer and LGBT rights activist Rory O’Neill a.k.a. Panti Bliss, at the Abbey Theatre (The National Theatre of Ireland) in Dublin.

Read more at drag official 

Legendary trooper

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From the Legendary Children series, drag performer Lavonia Elberton serving stormtrooper-housewife realness, at Arabia Mountain, Georgia, USA.

Photo by Blane Bussey. Find more at Atlanta’s Gallery 1526

previously Detox’s outrageous grey

My God, Help Me to Survive This Deadly Love

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brezhnevBrezhnev did it, why can’t other Russians?

meanwhile in Russia..

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Tilda Swinton with a rainbow flag, in front of Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square Moscow, July 2013. Tilda’s photo was released along with a statement that read: In solidarity. From Russia with love.

Nikolai Alexeyev during an gay rights activists rally in Moscow An unknown anti-gay activist hits in a very manly way the already arrested Russian gay and LGBT rights activist, Nikolai Alexeyev, during an unauthorized gay rights activists rally in central Moscow. Image by Andrey Svitailo / Getty Images

check the: 36 Photos From Russia That Everyone Needs To See @ Buzzfeed

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Belarusian beauty Maryna Linchuk, for April’s Russian Vogue editorial: How I Met Your Mother.. According to Vogue Maryna -not a mother in real life- is the perfect modern ..mama, all she needs is her sky-high Christian Loubouti stilletos and an always flying ponytail. Baby is optional but NEVER gay. Check the series here

puttin fishing

The 60-year-old president Vladimir Putin posing shirtless and shaved in Siberia, July 2013. Video footage and images was released by the Kremlin, showing a macho Putin fishing, driving a motorboat and petting reindeer with his prime minister and defense minister.  (read more here)

previously: From Russia with love  #1 + #2 and the Portrait of a Russian Oligarch

You Are You / Lindsay Morris

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These glorious times, as we enjoy yet another brief sparkle of LGBT rights (obviously not in Russia), one can wonder how our world could be, if the vast human sexuality was free from pseudo moralities and archaic superstitions.

In this spirit American photographer Lindsay Morris has been documenting over the past three years, a four-day camp for gender nonconforming boys and their parents.

Morris on her project:

Camp You Are You (whose name has been changed to protect the privacy of the participants) offers a temporary safe haven where gender-variant boys can freely express their interpretations of femininity alongside their parents and siblings. These images represent the spirit of the children as they shine in an atmoshpere of support. Here they can be true to their inner nature without feeling the need to look over their shoulders…This experience can be very emotional for the parents, especially the families who are new to camp and are experiencing this kind of group acceptance for the very first time.

I would really love to follow the kids into adulthood and see what kind of relationships they develop, I want to witness the evolution, knowing from where they started and see how life is going to play out for them—hopefully happily—and I think they’re going to have a better transition into adulthood than the generation proceeding them.

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previously:

Series of Questions by L. Weingarten

Blossoming into Womanhood by Charlie White

from Russia with love #2

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Putin’s most recent laws include the criminalization of the “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations” as well as the “provision permitting the government to arrest and detain gay or pro-gay tourists for up to 14 days, before deportation.
Russian LGBT community calls for Boycott of 2014 Olympics .
Previous greetings from Russia, here.

Destroy the Computer / Alan Turing

Destroy the Computer_TuringToday is the 101 birthday of Alan Turing (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954), a mathematician best-known for helping decipher the code created by German Enigma machines in the Second World War, and for being one of the founders of computer science and artificial intelligence. He was a visionary (a hero to Google), a long distance-runner (capable of world-class marathon standards), and a gay man before his time.

A lot can be said about this great man, nevertheless this woman has chosen to draw on his name in order to object to gay marriage. Last week, in the midst of the nationwide protests, the Brazilian congressional human rights committee approved Feliciano’s “gay cure” law that would allow psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disorder or pathology.

War above culture, religion above politics, spectacle above education… Über Alles # Fuck Off

May fascism rUst in hell / FEMEN

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Angel of Death, Femen’s activist performing w/a fake gun, in Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral on 22.05.13, one day after the far-right nutcase Dominique Venner committed suicide, inside the monument and in front of 1500 visitors. Continue reading “May fascism rUst in hell / FEMEN”