Friends of Sissydude

IT’S SISSYDUDE’S 8th BIRTHDAY/ ANNIVERSARY TODAY MEGA-POST!!!

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photo above via LUX natural

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vintage B&W @ myselfixion
vintage C mostly @ x ray delta one
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SISSYDUDE LOVES: AGAIN! AGAIN! HONCHO CAMPOUT part 2/ photos by OTTERJ @ THE SUMMER DIARY PROJECT

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CHECK OUT THE WHOLE SET HERE!

HONCHO CAMPOUT
photography by   OTTERJ  for Summer Diary
feat.   Jack,  Wiley,  Nate,  Gregory,  Shavit  and  Oddly
SHOT ON LOCATION AT THE  HONCHO SUMMER CAMPOUT
ROSELAND RESORT, WEST VIRGINIA | AUGUST 18 – 22,  2016
Denver photographer Otterj (Josh Olsen) explores the gay subculture of the unconventional men that he interacts with, recording people in his day-to-day life: a gang of undisputed exhibitionists.  Discover more of Josh’s photography on the Otterj website, instagram andfacebook and explore his previously featured work with us on the SDP tumblr.
back to part 1 © The Summer Diary Project.  Follow us on Facebook + Instagram + Twitter

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SISSYDUDE LOVES: HONCHO CAMPOUT photos by OTTERJ for SUMMER DIARY PROJECT

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CHECK OUT THE WHOLE SET HERE @ SDP

photography by   OTTERJ  for Summer Diary
feat.   Joe,  Oddly,  Cade,  Jefe  and  Nate

SHOT ON LOCATION AT THE  HONCHO SUMMER CAMPOUT
ROSELAND RESORT, WEST VIRGINIA | AUGUST 18 – 22,  2016

Denver photographer Otterj (Josh Olsen) explores the gay subculture of the unconventional men that he interacts with, recording people in his day-to-day life: a gang of undisputed exhibitionists.  Discover more of Josh’s photography on the Otterj website, instagram and facebook and explore his previously featured work with us on the SDP tumblr.
part 2 with Nate, Jack, Wiley, Gregory, Shavit and Oddly … coming soon!   © The Summer Diary Project.  Follow us on Facebook + Instagram + Twitter

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AUGUST 28th, 1964/ IT’S SISSYDUDE’S 52nd BIRTHDAY TODAY MEGA-POST!!!

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on my first birthday august 28, 1965 (born is ’64 of course)

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MOST vintage fun scene on this mega-post via MATTADORE

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SISSYDUDE LOVES ROWLAND BYASS/ featuring pics by RON AMATO (for SDP) & MANUEL MONCAYO…

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AFTERNOON AT FLUGHAFENSEE  see the whole set here @ SDP
with   ROWLAND BYASS  photography by   RON AMATO   exclusively for Summer Diary/ FLUGHAFENSEE, BERLIN
Discover more on Ron’s tumblr and follow on instagram, twitter, and facebook for his latest works.

instagram: @gogogentleman & @third_nature
GOGOGENT GEORGE facebook page

Rowland Byass.com

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Rowland, 2016 #ManuelMoncayo

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LAZY HAZY CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER MEGA-POST w/ MIKE, HARRY, DUSTI, PACO, TEGAN, BOOMER & FASSY!

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Mike’s Instagram

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Harry’s tumblr & instagram

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Arthur et Christine en tenue de soirée… Marc Martin

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more ROSS @ Dusti Cunningham’s tumblr & instagram

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THE WORLD IS A HOT PLACE MEGA-POST!!!

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next 4 Philippe Leblond pics via KALTBLUT

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MIKE MENNONNO IS MY NEW BOYFRIEND!!!

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My attempt to mimic WWI colorized portraiture with IG filters

A photo posted by Mike Mennonno (@mikemennonno) on

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MENNONNO’s INSTAGRAM
His Flickr
His HUFFpost entries
real real deep entries
MENNONNOSAPIENS

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CLUTCH MY PEARLS… ANTONIO DA SILVA’S BRAZIL JUNGLE!!!

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BRAZIL JUNGLE by Antonio Da Silva

It is a multi textural film with the visual appeal of an old school anthropological nature documentary, set in the male garden of Eden. A lost paradise of the Brazilian Amazon.
The sex, the desire and the chasing are universal primitive animal instincts.
This film portrays a territory free from taboos, where all types of tribes and a diverse typology of men communicate through the universal language of cruising. It is playfully animalistic but also very human, a cruising performance with explicit sex.

A film by Antonio Da Silva

With: Brazilian men
Editing and Sound Design: Antonio Da Silva
Camera: Antonio Da Silva and Fábio Lopes
Year: 2016
Length: 10:15

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BRASIL JUNGLE will have a world festival premier in September the 17th at Queer Lisboa Film festival, Portugal.

Rent the full-length film for 6$

Create username and password here

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SISSYDUDE LOVES: THE ART of CAMERON DAILEY

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phot by Eliza Jordan

“I’d say I’m somewhere in each piece. Sometimes I’m the bearded “boy” and sometimes I’m the urine soaked underwear he’s thrown on the floor. Just like in life.” – C. Dailey

more @ YESCAMERON
Dailey interview with HUFFPOST

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SISSYDUDE LOVES: ANTONIO DA SILVA’S BRAZIL SOLOS…

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BRAZIL SOLOS by Antonio Da Silva

This is a 34 min film including 60 min of extra footage.
RENT it for $6 HERE

In January 2016 I went back to Brazil to produce a new film. During this trip I had the opportunity to experience the culture and to meet many amazing Brazilian men who showed interest in collaborating with me.

Thanks to Brazil’s rich culture, I was able to produce three new short films: BRAZIL SOLOS, BRAZIL JUNGLE and BRAZIL CARNIVAL
BRAZIL SOLOS is the first film to be release from this trilogy.

BRAZIL SOLOS interviews 30 Brazilian men. They are all naked, relaxed and excited. They talk about the diversity in Brazil, their fantasies, the Cariocas, the butt, the hipper sexualisation of the black man and much more… All  are sexually attracted to other men and very sexually active despite the fact that they live in a very conservative and religious country.

(Subtitles available in English. Click the CC button on the video player)

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A film by Antonio Da Silva

With: André, Anonymous 1, Anonymous 2, Anonymous 3,  Átila, Clayton, Carlos, Daniel, David,  Douglas, DudaFabricio, Gregório, Henrique, Igor, Jeferson, Jonathan, Marcelo, Melo, Munhoz, Neko, Nia, Pedro, Paulo, Rafael,Rafa, Rodrigo, Ruano, Tiago and Vagner

Camera, Editing and Sound Design: Antonio Da Silva
Music: E.A.P. Music Productions
Post-Production Assistent: Sergio Roxo
Thanks to: Anatomia do FaunoHélio Beltrânio, Flesh Magazine, Pop Porn Film FestivalRodrigo Gerace
Year: 2016
Length: 34:30

BRASIL SOLOS will have a world premier in June 26th at Tom Of Finland Foundation as part of the Queer Biennial II in Los Angeles, USA.

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SISSYDUDE LOVES: BARONESS VON SKETCH SHOW!!!

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BARONESS VON SKETCH SHOW premieres tonight on CBC in Canada! So exciting to see these four women ( Caroline Taylor, Aurora Brown, Jenn Whalen & Meredith MacNeill) getting a lot of praise and love… they deserve it. So extra proud of Jenn, my bestie for like 30 years. Yay Jenn!!! Hooray for everything!!!

A very clever and extremely funny show. If you’re like me and ultra-love funny women, you will adore this show. Check out the videos below to get a taste…

Episode one and the following 5 episodes can be streamed here @ CBC starting tomorrow.
on CBC TV on TUESDAY NIGHTS AT 9:30/10NT

Whatever, Boyfriend Jeans. You’ve had your moment. It’s time to move over and make room for Slutty Cousin Jeans, Ex-Husband Jeans, and the horrifyingly shapeless Sister Wives Skirt.

Welcome to your 40s, a magical place where you’re suddenly okay with strutting around naked in your gym’s change room for as long as it takes to pluck out each individual armpit hair in front of 12 full-length mirrors.

Caesars with breakfast? We’re at the cottage!

Busy day? Dry shampoo. No time to shower? Dry shampoo. Marriage falling apart? Dry shampoo. Nervous breakdown? We cannot stress it enough: dry shampoo.

Ever find yourself weeping over a coworker’s dead body one night after work as you awkwardly dig his grave in your stilettos? No? You clearly aren’t taking ‘Fuck, Marry, Kill’ seriously enough.


IT’S RAINING (MEN) TODAY… MEGA-POST!!!

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photo of GABE LADUKE by DAVID HAWE

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NEXT 23 photos of PORN FACTORY by Chris Phillips via PORNCEPTUAL. CHECK OUT THE WHOLE SET HERE!
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THERE’S ALWAYS A MEGA-POST STANDING IN YOUR WAY…

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THIS DRESS THOUGH! by BCALLA

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THIS SHIRT TOO! by BCALLA, buy it HERE!

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All vintage B&W photos are on auction right now on ebay @ CHUCK7048
vintage porn mag goodness via STINKY LULU

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I ALMOST FORGOT TO MAKE A SUNDAY MEGA-POST…

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Retro music/ pop culture images via SILK ELECTRIC

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SISSYDUDE LOVES: GABE by Tristan Ginger & STEVE for MEAT ZINE by Adrian Lourie

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follow Gabe on Instagram!
pics via TRISTAN INSTAGRAM

Shot by @tristanginger #crowbar #lockers #beard #blond #GabeLaDuke

A photo posted by nodigity666 (@nodigity666) on

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Please Credit Adrian Lourie/Meat on all usage. www.meatzine.com hello@meatzine.com 07804906540 Steve Brockman Fly Half with The Kings Cross Steelers
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buy MEAT’S Fly Half with The Kings Cross Steelers HERE!

This summer meat joins forces with The Kings Cross Steelers Rugby Football Club for a very special issue of the cult gay pinup zine. meat The Kings Cross Steelers features 29 of the club’s hottest players in and out of rugby kit to mark the 20th Anniversary of the world’s first gay inclusive rugby club.
A digital download is also available: meaKXSRFC

50% of all profits from the sale of meat The Kings Cross Steelers will go to support the club.

pic via The Summer Diary Project.  Follow us on Facebook + Instagram + Twitter

Steve by Adrian Lourie for Meat

“Ryan Stack” Randy Blue pics here!


LET’S DO IT! SUNDAY IS MEGA-POST DAY!!!

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these two shots by OTTER J

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Most vintage pics via MYSELFIXION and some images featured there available for purchase @ chuck7048

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INSPIRED LOOK OF THE DAY: 3 SHOTS of MATT LISTER by LEE FAIRCLOTH @ SUMMER DIARY PROJECT…

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See the whole shoot here @ SDP

NEED YOU TONIGHT
feat.   MATT LISTER  
PHOTOGRAPHY BY LEE FAIRCLOTH   FOR SUMMER DIARY   |   LONDON, UK
Lee Faircloth is a photographer living and working in Central London who spends a lot of time dreaming about living in the mountains with his husband and very loud cat.
Follow Lee on   instagram,   twitter   and   facebook   for his latest works.
© The Summer Diary Project.  Follow us on Facebook + Instagram + Twitter


THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING MEGA-POST!!!

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banana pic via Alexander B
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pics of Gabe Laduke by steve diamond

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next 5 shots via TOH! mag, pics by ELVIS DI FAZIO

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SISSYDUDE LOVES: BE SEXUAL a film by ANTONIO DA SILVA

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ANTONIO DA SILVA: BE SEXUAL interviews some participants from BANKERS. They are bisexual married men who carry their secret desire for other men. They demonstrate how they get fulfilled by hooking up in public toilets. They describe how it feels to be attracted to men and where this emotion fit in their daily married lives. These men live double lives and they question the need for bisexual labeling. All they want is to BE SEXUAL.

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MARCO (he with the most beautiful asshole) IS MY NEW BOYFRIEND!!!

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Well, isn’t he lovely… JAIR/ photos by JULIÁN MERLO @ SDP

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feat.   JAIR   PHOTOGRAPHED BY JULIÁN MERLO   IN MONTSERRAT   |   BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

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CHECK OUT THE FULL “NUEVO HOGAR” SHOOT @ SDP


R.I.P. SPECT: JESS

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My good friend Gordon just lost his lovely mother a few days ago. I had the great pleasure to meet her (and eat her delicious food) a few times. She was a real piece of work… in the BEST way possible. Gordon always entertains with stories about her youth and her eccentric parental ways. Big love to Gordon & Maurice.

Malay lady lay… in peace. XOXO

Please take a few minutes and read Gordon’s lovely obit…

JESS’ OBIT via WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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JESS BOWNESS (née HANAM) March 17, 1926 – March 3, 2016 “What’s better than a single rose on a piano? Tulips on an organ.” In her 80s, our mother latched onto that joke and used it for a couple of years to accost wait staff, store clerks and strangers in elevators. She loved to make people laugh. Better yet, she loved to shock people, make them nervous and make them laugh. Frequently misunderstood, sometimes mistreated, ever mischievous, Jess Bowness died March 3 from complications arising from her decision to refuse insulin. She was 89. Diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, quadruple bypass surgery, neuropathy, memory loss and the very recent discovery of undiagnosed stage four breast cancer… she’d had enough. There wasn’t enough laughter anymore. The family supported her gutsy decision to die on her own terms, at least on terms as best as she could negotiate given the legal and medical vacuum that still exists around the right to die. Her death took longer than it needed to; there was more discomfort and distress than needed to be. Changes to the law will come too late for Jess. Jess was born March 17, 1926 in Singapore, then a British colony, to Robert and Perimbee Hanam, two Indian converts to Christianity whose families had lived in what was then called Malaya for some time. Details are sketchy and contradictory. It is assumed that Robert had been born into a Hindu family in Penang and was orphaned at some point. Perimbee came from a well-off Muslim family in Taiping, in the Malay state of Perak. Robert became a schoolteacher, principal and lay preacher (Methodist / Plymouth Brethren). The couple married in Singapore in 1913, eventually spawning a large family of strong characters and over-achievers. Jess’s education was interrupted by the Second World War; she never completed high school.

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The Japanese invasion of Singapore occurred on February 15, 1942, one month before Jess’s 16th birthday. She worked as a nurse in a Japanese-run civilian hospital during the three-and-a-half-year occupation. Her eldest sister died in 1945, just two days after the official Japanese surrender of Singapore. A ravishingly beautiful young woman, Jess made the most of the post-war years and, later, loved telling stories of her many suitors and glamorous exploits. She met Michael Bowness, a young university lecturer from England, in 1952; they were married December 19, 1953. Their first child, Gerald, died soon after birth. Then came Alun, David, Susan and Gordon. The family immigrated to Canada in 1965. Michael was a professor of biochemistry at the University of Manitoba. The family settled in the Winnipeg neighbourhood of Fort Rouge. Singapore to Winnipeg. Plus 30 degrees to minus 40. Cosmopolitan island state to land- locked provincial city (prior to this country’s embrace of multiculturalism). No extended family, no servants. Just the relentless labour of raising four kids in a strange country with a husband with whom she didn’t always see eye to eye. Jess was a generous, loving mother and grandmother… fun, hardworking, stubborn. She was a fantastic cook with surprising range: Malay, Indian, Chinese, Nonya and British. She even made two TV appearances on a cooking show (in actuality, a women’s history program), The Loving Spoonfuls. Jess was an avid gardener with a passion for wildflowers. She would often be found in highway ditches, woodlots or remote bogs, bucket and spade in hand, searching for her cherished Lady Slippers. She loved games and murder mysteries; she had an eye for hidden patterns and numbers. Who knows what she would have become raised in a different era? Her powers of argument were unparalleled. Jess was stylish to the point of eccentricity. One outfit suffices, early 1980s, worn to a social to raise money for a son’s terminally ill friend: silver knee-high platform leather boots, sparkly silver pants that tied at the knee, black-and-white striped blouse (the pants and blouse she had stitched herself) and lots of silver snake jewellery, bracelets and necklaces, some wrapped into her hair. She danced with every male in the place, except for her sons who cowered in awe. Her humour was unflagging, irreverent and, at times, off-kilter.

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Any time her younger child had to complete a school form that asked for his mother’s occupation, she’d insist he write in “lady of leisure”. When she was bored, she’d often answer the phone with, “City morgue”. Family life in suburban Winnipeg never seemed quite the right fit for her, even though she loved her children to a fault. To a fault. Jess’s progeny run the gamut from scientists and educators to writers, from a wine expert to food supply and social justice activists. Their engaged and compassionate joie de vivre is part of Jess’s legacy. “Pshh, Canadians”, she might sometimes exclaim dismissively, but her contribution to her adopted country is undeniable, vibrant and ongoing. A gregarious soul, Jess drew relationships from all walks of life. She was a loyal but complicated friend to a special group of women who understood her strengths and deficits. Jess is survived by her sister Grace, brother Chaz and his wife Linda, sister-in-law Lillian, children Alun, David, Susan and Gordon and their spouses Sheila, Rita, Denis and Maurice, grandchildren Evan and Grace — and their mother Donnie — Avery, Damian, Camille, Chantelle, Miguel and Melanie, and nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews around the world. Husband Michael Bowness died in 1999. The family would like to thank the staff of the acute care ward in the Grace Hospital for their attentive care during Jess’s last days. There will be no service. The family will hold a private memorial at a later date. In lieu of flowers or donations, the family encourages friends and acquaintances to write their federal and provincial representatives and ministers to show support for broadly defined right-to-die legislation, and to urge legislators to act soon. Delay is causing unnecessary anxiety and pain. Help make right-to-die legislation another part of Jess Bowness’s Canadian legacy. And more laughs.

Here’s Why This Winnipeg Woman Chose To End Her Life By Not Taking Insulin via BUZZFEED

Two of Jess’ awesome recipes after the jump (via LOVING SPOONFULS)…

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ONCE IN LOVE W/ LTTLSLR… ALWAYS IN LOVE W/ LTTLSLR…

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