“My mom died before she knew I was gay, and my dad thought it was a phase, then realized it wasn’t. But I didn’t really give a shit either way. I still don’t.”
WIKI: Laura Pergolizzi is an American pop/rock singer and songwriter, originally from Long Island, New York, who performs under the stage name LP. She moved to Los Angeles in 2010. She has released three albums and one EP. Born: 1981, Huntington, New York, United States. BIO HERE. LP official site/facebook/twitter/instagram
“I have a lot of stories about being mistaken for a guy. Women with their daughters running from bathrooms in the Midwest, going ‘What are you doing in this bathroom?’ It’s like, ‘Easy does it, lady. Everybody calm down; your daughter’s safe.’”
Past GABE/ SISSYDUDE POST HERE
This guy is SUPER SUPER mega-hot. Sadly, I couldn’t find a “gallery quality” image of this painting anywhere (not even on ebay).
Maybe cus the artist Arthur Kampf was a fucking Nazi?!!
So anyhoo, here are the best versions I could find for your viewing pleasure (I also included a few other hilariously gay “Kampf Camp” paintings)
More GAY CAMP KAMPF after the jump…
MATTHEW LISTER photos by CARLO WILLIAM ROSSI & EUGENIO D’ORIO for SATELLITE MAG
What price Hollywood? was the title of an early George Cukor film, but is a question every closeted movie star has probably asked himself. In 1930, the top box office star was a gay man. Billy Haines lived with his lover, Jimmie Shields, and never posed on the red carpet with a beard on his arm. By 1933, he was washed up in show business; and by 1936, he had become hugely successful in an entirely new line of work-interior decorator. Out of the Closet, Off the Screen: the Life of William Haines details the extraordinary life of Billy Haines, the only matinee idol who ever decided that Hollywood’s price was too high and walked away from film stardom.
RICK JONAS HAS THAT OLD SCHOOL 1990’s/ early 2000’s BEL AMI BOY CHARM… I CAN’T RESIST HIM.
SORRY I’M YELLING!!!
I’m gonna repeat the images a few times… cus it’s glorious…
shirtless stretch after the jump…
I just LOVE LOVE LOVE Hetz’s rough and romantic photos. Raw beauties all!
He has a new exhibit/ book launch! The info here: We’re pleased to announce the book release of Berlin-based photographer Florian Hetz. The bar manager of the legendary Berghain will present his first monograph “The Matter of Absence” on October 8, 2016. The foreword to the book is written by designer Stefano Pilati. Book Launch & Exhibition “The Matter of Absence” by Florian Hetz Berghain, Am Wriezener Bahnhof, 10243 Berlin October 8, 2016. 8 p. m. – 11 p. m.
“Through photography, Hetz explores the human body, the beauty in the ugly, and the ugliness in beauty. As his most important sense, he describes seeing since an eye disease runs in his family that might eventually cause him to lose his eyesight. “I suppose that knowing you might lose something makes it more precious to you,” Hetz explains. The book “”The Matter of Absence”” is Hetzʼs first publication. Body parts like in a peep show, caught in an action, caught in a singular moment. Seemingly familiar, and yet very random: Due to the lack of identity, due to the anonymity, it could be the high school crush, the neighbor, the priest, the ex lover, the best friend, or the online flirt. By showing very little of the surrounding, the close-ups offer a wide field of storytelling. The narrative happens rather in the head than on the photo. What leads to that particular moment becomes equally important as the moment itself. The absence of identity in times of selfies. Designer Stefano Pilati puts it like this: “”In his authenticity, Hetzʼs talent maniacally explores the moment between the photographer―as artist, witness, obsessive―and the subject. He interprets the body as a quintessential sex object through simple, domestic gestures, producing a body of work that is far removed from the spirit of “entertainment” and “staging” in current forms of social-media visualizations.”” A stunning, unique debut.
These Hetz photos below from his Tumblr… SO GOOD!
SISSYDUDE LOVES: DAVID HOCKNEY on SELFIES & WHAT TURNS A PICTURE INTO A MASTERPIECE : ‘People have a deep desire to make pictures’ @ GUARDIAN CULTURE
From cave paintings of 100,000 years ago to the selfie culture of the 21st century, British artist David Hockney and art critic Martin Gayford discuss their new book, A History of Pictures, which looks at how and why people throughout time have made images using whatever means they have.
three polaroids by RENAUD Duc
THREE THINGS: Sébastien Lifshitz’s OBSESSIVE queer photo collection @ i-D / NAKED BERLIN @ KALTBLUT/ MONSIEUR Butterfly portraits by LORD MARIPOSA
i-D: Parisian collector Sébastien Lifshitz has been building a robust and internationally-sourced photo archive since he was a teenager. His focus is on queer identity, from the art of drag to transgender metamorphosis. His collection of amateur photos is displayed for the very first time at the Rencontres d’Arles — a major festival in the south of France — under the title Sincerely Queer (Mauvais Genre, also a book). Collecting these images has been his hobby and passion alongside his films, most notably Bambi, a portrait of one of the first French transgender women, for which he won the best documentary César in 2013.
Read the FULL article & see more pics HERE @ i-D
Fedya Ili: 15 years experience in art-direction of glossy magazines and web, interior, graphic design. 2012 brought me to the decision — devote myself to photography. Cosmopolite (lived in Moscow, Paris, Munich, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Thailand, Kiev, Lisbon, Saint Petersburg).
SEE more of BOOK CLUB #32: NAKED BERLIN BY FEDYA ILI HERE @ KALTBLUT
More butterfly portraits HERE @ LORD MARIPOSA