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Could This Artist Be The Next Tom Of Finland?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.08.2014 | Gay Voices

The Tom of Finland foundation just announced the winner of their 10th Emerging Artist Competition. According to a statement sent to The Huffington ...

The Manly Pursuit of Desire: The "Classical Nude" Looks Back at You

Perry Brass | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Perry Brass

A piece of art that either openly celebrates same-sex desire or points to it; or reveals within its space some aspect of an outsider sexual experience that has been withheld.

Coming Into Your Queer Identity... At The Spa?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.21.2014 | Gay Voices

The coming out process is complicated and unique for everyone -- especially when there are familial or cultural tensions involved. What can the ex...

RuPaul And Drag Queens Offer Response To Facebook 'Real Name' Policy

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.25.2014 | Gay Voices

It looks like the Facebook "real name" policy is here to stay -- and artists and performers from all over the globe are not happy about it. Over th...

James Nichols

Exploring Brooklyn's 'Drag Explosion' Through Film

HuffingtonPost.com | James Nichols | Posted 09.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In late 2013 and early 2014, HuffPost Gay Voices Associate Editor James Nichols spent six months exploring the explosion of drag culture in northern B...

James Nichols

'The Mary Jo Camel Show' Is Unlike Any Talk Show You've Ever Seen

HuffingtonPost.com | James Nichols | Posted 09.20.2014 | Gay Voices

If you frequent Brooklyn's gay bars, you may recognize Mary Jo Cameltoe as the charming bartender mixing cocktails while wearing a flowing sun dress o...

LOOK: Love Is Alive In These Photos Of LGBT Couples

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.20.2014 | Gay Voices

A new book of photographs that documents and tells the stories of enduring relationships within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comm...

LOOK: Queer Artists Get Their Time In The Spotlight In New Exhibition

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices

"Queer Fellows: A Side Seldom Seen," a new exhibition, will run from Aug. 22-Sept. 4 at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass. It will showc...

Are You The Next Tom Of Finland?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay Voices

The Tom of Finland Foundation, which preserves and promotes the legacy of the iconic gay artist, is returning with its Emerging Artist Competition, an...

LOOK: This Is What Happens When Gay Men Are Asked To Draw Vaginas (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay men and vaginas -- historically, the two are worlds apart. So what happens when you ask a gay man to sit down and draw one? This is the questio...

#ColbyDoesAmerica: What Gay Porn Star Colby Keller Is Doing To Change The Art World

H. Alan Scott | Posted 09.07.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Alan Scott

If art is reactionary, and sex certainly causes a reaction, then is porn the most widely spread form of expressionism art in our modern world? Now with #ColbyDoesAmerica, Keller is taking his years blending these two forms of artistic expression into one, asking the question: can porn be art?

LOOK: Photographer's New Series Seeks To Redefine What Family Means

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.26.2014 | Gay Voices

Joe Schmelzer's background is in commercial and editorial photography, but for a new series he is documenting his travels and experiences with his boy...

Vatican-Condemned Art Installation Gets New Life In NYC

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A stunning yet Vatican-condemned photo series featuring same-sex couples in passionate embraces inside Roman Catholic churches will get a new life in ...

LOOK: Tom Of Finland Gets His Own Stamps... And They Are EVERYTHING (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices

The late graphic artist Tom of Finland, born Touko Laaksonen, is about to become further cemented as an icon for his contributions to gay art and hist...

Here's What Happened At The Art Show Where Student Claimed He'd Lose His Virginity (NSFW PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.04.2014 | Gay Voices

After months of media hype, an art school student who claimed he would have gay sex and lose his virginity as part of a live performance piece followe...

The Next Big Move For Jinkx Monsoon

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been almost a year since Jinkx Monsoon stole our hearts in the fifth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race." With this season's queens competing in the a...

Documenting The Lives Of Gay Men Around The World

Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

"The Gay Men Project" is a large-scale photography endeavor from Kevin Truong that aims to document the lives and experiences of gay men on a global s...

A Look At Historic Queer Art In LA

Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices

On March 15, Los Angeles' ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives opened its "EZTV: Video Transfer" exhibition, a screening series that explores the histo...

A Day In The Life Of A Sexy Gay Biker Gang (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.19.2014 | Gay Voices

(Note: The above video contains nudity and graphic content and may not be appropriate for sensitive and/or work environments) From the incredible b...

LOOK: Disney's Leading Men Like You've Never Seen Them Before

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Walt Disney has likely a profound impact on your childhood and development -- and the influence of this media giant continues to play a major role in ...

LOOK: This Artist's Grandfather Came Out 5 Months Before His Death

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Artist Grant Rehnberg's grandfather came out to him as gay at the age of 90 -- only five months before his death -- and the experience certainly left ...

'The Football Players Used To Call Me Faggot And Queer'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices

A new film currently engaged in a Kickstarter campaign asks the question: what would happen if the world persecuted and marginalized heterosexuals and...

Did You Know The Moon Is Gay?

Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices

From the mind of illustrator Graham Gremore comes this short film that asks "did you know the moon is gay?" A celestial metaphor for queerness and ...

Awesome Web Series Focused On 'Urban LGBT Scene' Set To Return

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Popular LGBT web series "NO SHADE" is back and seeking funding for a second season -- and you can help make it a reality. Based in New York City, ...

Take A Virtual Tour Of The Work Of Tom Of Finland And Bob Mizer (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

(Note: The video above may contain imagery that is not suitable for work or other sensitive environments) A historically important queer exhibition...