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Mike Ruiz

Hunky Men Pose With Cute Pups For Animal Rights, And Thankfully Do It Shirtless

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.08.2014 | Good News

One of these guys is definitely looking for someone to go home with. Mark Delannoy poses with Taylor the dog for a really good cause. Photo credit:...

One Of The World's Best Celeb Photographers Reveals His Favorite Star Moments

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

When it comes to Mike Ruiz, what you see isn't necessarily what you get. Ruiz, a close friend of mine for almost two decades, is unquestionably one of the best celebrity photographers in the world.

Spotlight on Kayvon Zand: An Intimate Exploration Into a Wondrous Mind

Martin Berusch | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment
Martin Berusch

He is undoubtedly a provocateur, renown for his spellbinding performances. Not since the likes of Marilyn Manson, Prince or David Bowie, have we witnessed such an unabashed spectacle of sexuality and satire be brought back to the performance scene.

LOOK: Dustin Lance Black, Adam Lambert And Others Get Creative For Homeless LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

New York's Ali Forney Center (AFC), who provides housing for homeless and runaway lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth has recently col...

LOOK: Perez Hilton, Mike Ruiz And Alec Mapa Cast As Classic Pin-Up Boys

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Ohio-based artist Paul Richmond puts an overdue twist on gender stereotypes with his "Cheesecake Boys" series, which casts hunky men in the mid-20th c...

WATCH: Celebrity Photographer And TV Personality Mike Ruiz Talks Coming Out

Marti Gould Cummings | Posted 04.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Marti Gould Cummings

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WATCH: Puppies Are Mike Ruiz's Passion

Posted 02.13.2013 | Gay Voices

When Mike Ruiz isn't busy with his professional career, snapping photos of stars like Nicki Minaj, Betty White, and Khloe Kardashian, among many other...

LISTEN: Mike Ruiz Talks About 'Pretty Masculine' And LGBT Issues

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 04.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with world-renowned photographer Mike Ruiz about his coffee-table book Pretty Masculine, a collection of portraits that play with masculine and feminine imagery to deconstruct stereotypes about masculinity, which is now available as an iPhone app.

LOOK: Celebrity Photographer Mike Ruiz Releases Gorgeous New App

Posted 01.24.2013 | Gay Voices

Mike Ruiz's stunning coffee table book "Pretty Masculine," released in 2011, invited viewers to explore "masculinity beyond what might be considered t...

Mike Ruiz And Carmen Electra Rock Out For Homeless LGBT Youth

Jacob Tobia | Posted 02.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Jacob Tobia

As a queer kid from Raleigh, N.C., who's just spending a semester in NYC, I didn't think I'd end my semester by sitting VIP at the birthday of an infamous photographer while an equally infamous woman took the stage. The best part? It was a benefit for the Ali Forney Center.

PHOTOS: Kissing And Telling For Responsible Sexual Behavior

Mike Ruiz | Posted 07.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Mike Ruiz

Countless times I have spoken publicly about my struggles being a gay teen in the early '80s. So when I was approached by the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) to shoot Kiss & Tell, not only was I compelled to do it but I was ecstatic at the prospect of being a part of such an important project.

'It's Raining Men,' Redux: Martha Wash Looks Back On The 1982 Dance Classic

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.11.2012 | Gay Voices

The chance to spend a Sunday morning amidst barechested hunks is just one of the many perks of being Martha Wash. The 58-year-old Wash and her her...

PHOTOS: Photographer Mike Ruiz And Others Help Create GMHC's New HIV Prevention Campaign

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

On Saturday, January 21, celebrity photographer, Mike Ruiz donated his time to take photos for Gay Men’s Health Crisis's (GMHC) HIV testing and prev...

Sittin' Pretty With Mike Ruiz

Reggie Cameron | Posted 03.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Reggie Cameron

2012-01-14-Screenshot20120113at7.37.47PM.pngMike Ruiz, the acclaimed celebrity and fashion photographer, took some time to catch up with me and share his latest book project, Pretty Masculine.

Why We Do The A-List

Mike Ruiz | Posted 01.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Mike Ruiz

When the opportunity to appear on The A-List: New York presented itself to me, I asked myself, "What can you do with this that could have some kind of purpose beyond solely gaining notoriety?"

PHOTOS: Mike Ruiz Releases Sexy New Photo Book To Benefit Charity

Posted 12.12.2011 | Gay Voices

Photographer Mike Ruiz is most famous for his dramatic photos of celebrities like Betty White, the girls of "Jersey Shore," and Kathy Griffin, to name...

Celebrity Flash: Interview With Mike Ruiz

John Gascot | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
John Gascot

Mike Ruiz is undoubtedly one of today's best known and hardest working photographers. By now, he has shot seemingly everyone in show business; from Kim Kardashian to Betty White to Prince.