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News

The Problematic Gender Politics Between Masc and Fem Gays

A sociologist embeds within Louisiana bar culture to uncover whether bears treat twinks differently than men treat women in general.
Swede White
7.27.16
Photo

The Stone Dicks of Fire Island's Belvedere Hotel

Sexy and sad statues and portraits of young men cover the halls of Fire Island's most notorious, clothing-optional luxury hotel.
Mitchell Sunderland
4.18.15
Stuff

Deconstructing the Self-Loathing and Desire Surrounding the Word 'Twink'

Young, thin gay men talk about being fetishized and derided by the larger homosexual community.
Mitchell Sunderland
2.24.15
Photo

Gay Photography Legend James Bidgood Needs Help Buying a Camera

People often cite James Bidgood's photography as a precursor to David LaChapelle's work, but the legendary gay photographer needs help buying a camera.
Hugh Ryan
1.11.15
Music

Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein Ad Will Make You Belieb He's a Sex God

Although the ads confirm his sex appeal, they fail to fix all of Bieber's public relations problems. Even though he looks like a man, it's still a question as to whether he will act like one in 2015.
John Norris
1.7.15
Film

This Summer's Best Rom Com Is About an 18-Year-Old Boy Who Falls in Love with an Old Man

In filmmaker Bruce LaBruce’s new romantic comedy <i>Gerontophilia</i>, an 18-year-old boy falls in love with an 81-year-old resident at the nursing home where he works.
Mitchell Sunderland
8.25.14
the vice reader

Christopher and His Twink

When Don Bachardy was 18, he started dating Christopher Isherwood, a middle-aged novelist.
Hugh Ryan
6.21.14
NSFW

The Gay Sex Club Next to the Vatican Is the Saddest Place on Earth

I wandered through a dark maze of long hallways leading to more doors—one of them was open, revealing a fat hairy dude lying on a bed jacking off to porn that sounded like Tim Allen screaming at his kids on 'Home Improvement.' I had entered the Bear...
Mitchell Sunderland
4.11.13