burning man photos by IVÁN ARÁNEGA more PICS HERE
on my first birthday august 28, 1965 (born is ’64 of course)
MOST vintage fun scene on this mega-post via MATTADORE
above pic via MATTADORES
all vintage men via MYSELFIXION
“YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN TERMINATED” FUCK YOU TUMBLR MEGA-POST!!! w/ CECIL, XL, JAKE, TEGAN & “The Rest”…
Cecil Beaton images (some from) and all inspired by the awesome “MattAdore”
SISSYDUDE @ FACEBOOK GROUP on August 4: Just read this interesting piece by Slava Mogutin about censorship on social media. I related a great deal, having myself been “terminated” and “blocked” on several occasions. I lost Sissydude on Blogspot in Sept 2009 (I was Dennis Cooper’d)… with no explanation or warning, been blocked from Facebook for several “month long” periods with no explanation as to why. And seriously, just after reading Mogutin’s article I went to log into Tumblr to find that today my account has been terminated! Ugh. No explanation of course, I’m waiting to hear back. Nine years of curation gone and connection to all the blogs I followed… gone. I think it’s really time to stop all this and go analog and just make real art and stop sharing things I love online. I’ve had enough of this. XO
August 6: Still nothing from Tumblr. I’m sure they won’t be back. So glad I moved Sissydude (thanks Aubs!) to it’s own site/server so many years ago. No one can censor me here. Though I may have take a break at some point. Thanks for coming here everyone! Much love to all. XOXOXO
shooting by Jade Young
published in OH LA LA mag
sissydude hearts lttlsr
NYT: The British fashion stylist IB Kamara, originally from Sierra Leone, and the South African photographer Kristin Lee-Moolman have collaborated on a project titled “2026,” which addresses heteronormative attitudes to self-expression through fashion. The photographs imagine what men’s wear may look like in 10 years, through the use of fabrics rescued from garbage bins and thrift shops in Johannesburg and made into contemporary garments.
“I wanted to create a utopia where you can be whatever you want to be, without emphasis on masculinity or sexuality,” Mr. Kamara said last week, as he put the finishing touches to the large-scale photographic prints of young African men in dresses now hanging from the walls of Somerset House, one of Britain’s grandest palaces. “I wanted men, in particular black men, to just be able to be and breathe like every other type of man has been able to breathe for centuries, without the pressure and policing of black masculinity lingering over them.”
Articles & Images:
THIS DRESS THOUGH! by BCALLA
THIS SHIRT TOO! by BCALLA, buy it HERE!
these 8 pics of Miguel Rual by Joan Crisol via see the rest of the pics from this set @ Homotography
most B&W vintage pics via Myselfixion
VICELAND: Ellen and Ian are in Japan, on a journey which includes getting friendship-married at a Buddhist temple, working at a rent-a-friend agency and joining the party in the world’s smallest gay bar.
MORE images (w/ titles & names of artists) HERE @ 19th CENTURY BOYFRIEND
PAST SISSYDUDE/ 19th Century Boyfriend posts HERE & HERE