Queer Clicks: January 15 | Unpacking The History of Gay Male Beauty Standards, Gus Kenworthy’s Latest Pic Is All For A Good Cause, & Other News

Unpacking The History of Gay Male Beauty Standards

“It only takes a scroll through Grindr to see that a select few body types reign supreme when it comes to gay men: from oiled, glistening torsos to slim, hairless bodies, it seems our definitions of ‘beauty’ are fairly rigid within our so called ‘community’. Ideals may have changed and expanded over the last few decades, but ultimately little has shifted – and research shows that it’s having a real effect on both our mental and our physical health.” Dazed Digital

5 Powerful New Queer-Inclusive Plays in NYC

“New year, new theater! Moonlight’s Tarell Alvin McCraney is making his Broadway debut with Choir Boy, a praiseworthy coming-of-age drama about a gay gospel choir leader at an elite prep school for black men, but there are also plenty of new plays off-Broadway to sing about.” New Now Next

This photo is to show off my new @popsockets grip and THAT IS ALL!!! Don’t @ me! ? Honestly though, I’m very excited because the PopGrips that I designed are finally available! 50% of the proceeds are going to help fund my @aidslifecycle campaign and that money directly improves the quality of life for those living with HIV/AIDS! Click the link in my bio to get yours now! Be you, be true! ??❤️?️‍? #ad #poptivism

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Gus Kenworthy’s Latest Pic Is All For A Good Cause

“Kenworthy teamed up with accessory maker Pop Sockets to design his own grips that help people keep hold of their phones when doing things like taking selfies. The ‘Be True’ grip that’s featured in the post is for sale through the comapny’s website and 50% of the proceeds benefit AIDS/Lifecycle, an annual 545-mile cycle ride that takes place in San Francisco every year.” Fleshbot

Long awaited “Blonde Ambition” by @wongsim finally out ! @diandinev @ivetfashion @adonmagazine • • #malemodel #wongsim #body #fashion #art #photography #adon

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Insta-Stud: George Nikolov

“According to his Instagram bio, George Nikolov is a freelance director, athletic stuntman and professional poser. The Hungarian model has worked with photographers Wong Sim and Daniel Jaems to name a couple. ” Homorazzi

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