Archive for August 25th, 2011

August 25, 2011

Hair Ball of the Day: Sweet Eyes

by Accidental Bear

 

Source: Flickr / malcstonephotography

August 25, 2011

URSA Skin Care For Men, Live Major

by Accidental Bear

As a pretty typical gay-homosexual I like to have good skin. Even coming from the beardy point of view, your cheeks and neck are still out there for the world to see and judge. As boy I would lather my mothers flowery, brightly colored products all over my face and practice french kissing my hand. Even at a young age, I knew the smell wasn’t to my liking, I wanted something that said, ” I  am man , hear me roar” but with nice skin. Ursa skin products for men was brought to attention just this morning and I am ready to consume the whole line. Take a look men. Did you notice the awesome label?

 

Ursa Major is passionate about human and environmental health. We take great care to develop clean, healthy skin care products which work incredibly well and also offer a wonderful experience. We never use parabens, sulfates, petroleum and petroleum derived chemicals, glycols (propylene glycol), ethoxylated chemicals (PEGs), ethanolamines (TEA, DEA, MEA), synthetic colors, synthetic polymers, silicones, phthalates, chemical sunscreens or formaldehyde donors. (If that stuff sounds gnarly, it is!)” www.ursamajormen.com

Men’s Skin 101

You may have noticed: men’s facial skin is different to women’s skin. It’s thicker, oilier, has more pores and sweats more. And of course men have much tougher, faster-growing hair follicles or ‘whiskers’. All this creates a unique set of challenges best met by regular use of skincare products designed specifically for men.

August 25, 2011

Melbourne, AZ: The Beards & Gay Paris

by Accidental Bear
The Beards and Gay Paris

These two bands go together like a pot and a parma, but more importantly you’re unlikely to spot finer chin topiary anywhere in this city Head down to Northcote Social Club on Friday, to catch Adelaide’s The Beards pulling tunes from their third fuzz-promoting album – which spawned the smash hit ‘You Should Consider Having Sex With a Bearded Man’.

Sydney’s shadowy Gay Paris, meanwhile, sport the sort of beards that should be twirled thoughtfully while contemplating a broken string – and make sartorial elegance seem like something you should put in your pipe and smoke.

Time Out cornered both bands for their favourite gentlemanly haunts in Melbourne. MORE

August 25, 2011

Marcus Bachman Gets Covered by Gay Glitter & It’s Not the First Time: “glitter baptism”

by Accidental Bear

 

Eat glitter you dirt bag. Being attacked by what are being called barbarians who cover Marcus Bachman is nothing less than awesome. It is most definitely not the first time he has had gay objects shoved in his mouth (says my gaydar).

 

flashmob of over 100 “barbarians” approached one of Marcus Bachmann’s religious counseling clinics today in protest of the harmful ex-gay therapy they offer. Staff locked the horde out, so in lieu of confronting the actual Bachmann, the barbarians performed a ritual “glitter baptism” on “Marcus Bachmann,” as they continued to chant, “you can’t pray away the gay, baby I was born this way!” A smaller group similarly protested the cliniclast month. The presidential candidate’s husband has previously compared homosexuals to“barbarians” who “need to be educated” and “disciplined.” (via thinkprogress.org)

August 25, 2011

Viral Youtube Clip Outs a Gay Soldier

by Accidental Bear

Soldier opts to us the internet to gain strength to come out of the closet as a gay man and discusses his views on DADT. He proclaims he is from the bible belt. The headless soldier step by step talks about his process of revealing his real identity to fellow comrades and friends. He eventually comes clean with his girlfriend and shocks her with the news that he is a homosexual.

He was nervous and stressed out after video he posted of a band that came through his camp that performed Adele’s Rolling in the Deep. after posting the video he woke up the following morning to find the video had 17,000 views. He knew he would have something explaining to do after the video went viral.

August 25, 2011

Oakland Pride Welcomes Families: September 4

by Accidental Bear

In a cheering voice, “Who’s got pride? Oakland Does!!” At this point in pride season, some of us may be all prided out! But I am sure you can squeeze a little more out for our brothers and sisters on Oak-town. Mike Enders

Organizers are preparing Oakland’s second annual LGBTQ Pride festival, hoping to draw families and collect money for establishing a community center in the city.

This year’s Oakland Pride will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, September 4. The Labor Day weekend festival takes place at 19th and Franklin streets in the city’s Uptown neighborhood. (BART riders should exit at the 19th Street station).

The event will feature four stages with over 75 performers, including headliners Jennifer Holliday, from the cast of the original Dreamgirls, and disco legend Thelma Houston (“Don’t Leave Me This Way”). Admission is $10, or $5 for seniors and youth 12 and under. More at B.A.R.

August 25, 2011

Project LV | Red Wing Shoes Spring 2012 Looks

by Accidental Bear

There is a desire deep in the pit of my stomach for these. Classic and sturdy and not going anywhere fast. Red Wing adds crepe soles for spongy goodness and has to beneficial for your ankle joints as you hop around the city. This coming year I am going to pull off my new look, Nerd. Mike Enders

redwing spring2012 shoes men DSC 1226 Project LV | Red Wing Shoes Spring 2012 Looks

“More looks at the Red Wing Spring 2012 offers. Check the (heavy) crepe soles on the mocs and deck shoes models shown above. Well chosen leather options continue to breathe newness into the Red Wing offering. Still in trend and going strong.” Selectism 

Photography: Pete Williams/Selectism.com


August 25, 2011

Video | Ben Sherman, Dazed “Englishman in New York”

by Accidental Bear

“Autumn/Winter 2011 lectrum by Ben Sherman collection, with Dazed & Confused Magazine, we rounded up six of the most dynamic Brits living in the Big Apple. Each Englishman chose his own clothes from the season’s collection and was shot in his New York neighborhood.”

August 25, 2011

TONIGHT: EVERYTHING @Bedlam w/ “CHLOE SEVIGNY” DISC JOCQU3: NEW YORK

by Accidental Bear

New York, time to wake the fuck up. It’s Chloe time you lucky bitches!

GOOD EVENING AMERICA, HERES “CHLOE SEVIGNY” AND SHE’S A DISC JOCQU3.

MAKING HER DJ DEBUT IS THE WONDERFUL, IRREVERENT, STYLE ICON SISTER WIFE AND FRIEND TO NATASHA LYONNE (NATASHA LYNONNE WHO?) -

“CHLOE SEVIGNY”

CHECK OUT HER VIEWS ON EVERYTHING FROM “TOAST” TO “BARBEQUE” TO “BIRTHDAYS” AND “FR33DOM” AT HER YOUTUBE CHANNEL.

http://www.youtube.com/user/combine13

HOSTED BY GENTLEMAN & HANDSOME CROONER OF SEX AND LOVE:
CASEY SPOONER

“EVERYTHING” AT BEDLAM
40 AVENUE C @ 3RD STREET
10PM-PARTY CLOSE

2-4-1 VODKA DRINKS

ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!!!

August 25, 2011

Queer & Odd News: Are Your HIV Drugs Aging You? Penis Surgery, BESTIALITY, Accused nude dude…

by Accidental Bear

PAT ROBERTSON: NOT TO GET ‘WEIRD,’ BUT THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT CRACKS ARE A SIGN FROM GOD 

 Evangelist Pat Robertson this week suggested that cracks in the Washington Monument from Tuesday’s earthquake are a sign from God. Before making his point, he had a disclaimer: he doesn’t want to “get weird” when he talks about the Monument as “a symbol of America’s power. 

Fox Affiliate Ignores Potential Harm Of Teacher’s Anti-Gay Comments

Adviser to Romney and Brown Mocks It Gets Better on Twitter

Following recent criticism toward Brown, the only Republican member of the Massachusetts congressional delegation, for not making an It Gets Better video, the “CrazyKhazei” feed said, “I promise to devote all my time in office to making gay videos. Shame on Scott Brown for focusing on jobs!” Another tweet from July 31 read, “Just got back from sunny California. Thanks to all the elitists there for donating to my campaign.

Are Your HIV Drugs Aging You?

HIV PLUS AGING DRUGS WOMAN PILLS X390 | ADVOCATE.COMAntiretroviral medications have allowed HIVers to live longer and manage their viral load, but the drugs also sometimes have harmful, toxic side effects. A recent example comes from new research by the Institute of Genetic Medicine at the U.K.’s Newcastle University, which indicates that the older antiretrovirals are primary culprits in premature aging.

For More, go to HIV Plus Magazine

NEW YORK CLERK: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE COULD LEAD TO BESTIALITY

Focus on the Family’s Citizen Link recently caught up with Ledyard, NY town clerk Rose Marie Belforti, who has said she will not sign same-sex marriage licenses because it would “grieve the Holy Spirit that resides in my heart.” She told Citizen Link that she has gay friends, but she’s worried that when people do genealogical research, they won’t know the sex (or species) of the couple: “We know what a bride is, we know what a groom is—but if we choose to be a “spouse,” does that even limit (marriage) to a human being? Do you know what I’m saying?”    

Openly Gay Mormon Appointed to LDS Church Leadership Position 

Late Sunday, news came across the Mormon grapevine: an openly gay Mormon man namedMitch Mayne had been asked (or “called,” in Mormon parlance) to serve as a leader in an LDS congregation in San Francisco.

Study: Simple Changes To Dating Sites Could Lower STD’s, HIV

A study released today recommends eight ways to reduce transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among men who meet male sex partners online. Owners of popular dating and “hook-up” websites and users of those websites, along with HIV and STD program directors, agreed that a few simple measures could have a major impact on the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Among the online measures supported by a majority of those surveyed: Including “safe sex” as a profile option and allowing users to search for partners by such characteristics, Providing directories of STD testing locations, Sending automatic reminders to get an HIV or STD test at regular intervals chosen by users, Having chat-rooms and other areas for HIV-positive men looking for other HIV-positive men, Providing e-cards to notify partners of a potential exposure to STDs, Posting videos that show men discussing safe sex, HIV status, and related issues, Providing access to sexual health experts.

‘The Daily Show’ Correspondents Explain The Tea Party (VIDEO)

Daily Show Tea Party

On Tuesday Jon Stewart’s correspondents broke down the two-party system for us, and today we bring you their examination of one of the most widely known third parties: The Tea Party. Watch as Jason Jones, Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Aasif Mandvi and John Oliver go over the motivation, tactics and fashion choices of Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin’s prideful followers. For example, Cenac explains how the name was conceived (a 4th grade understanding of American history) and Jones tells us what he thinks of when he hears the term (hint: it has to do with his five-year-old daughter).

10 Unusual Things You Didn’t Know About Steve Jobs

Steve JobsI don’t care about Apple stock. (Well, I do think it will be the first trillion dollar company). Or about his business successes. That’s boring. The only thing that matters to me is how Steve Jobs became the greatest artist that ever lived. You only get to be an artist like that by turning everything in your life upside down, by making horrible, ugly, mistakes, by doing things so differently that people will never be able to figure you out. By failing, cheating, lying, having everyone hate you, and coming out the other side with a little bit more wisdom than the rest.

5 questions to ask before having penis surgery

CNN) – If you’re a woman contemplating surgery on your female parts, you’ll find plenty of ladies chatting and blogging away about their experiences, often on websitesThe penis is a highly vascularized organ, which means there's a lot of blood running through it, so cutting into it can be risky. adorned with pink ribbons. But if you’re a man considering male surgery there’s not so much out there. There’s no ribbon for, say, penis surgery, and comparatively few men trading stories and sharing advice. “Women are much more engaged with their health,” says Dr. Dennis Pessis, president-elect of the American Urological Association. “It’s gotten better in the past 15 years, but still, men don’t always seek out the best treatments for themselves.”

Accused nude dude in Vero Beach says he’s ‘just out here helping people’

johnson_mug_front.jpgAn accused naked man encountered last week at Humiston Park in Vero Beach defied arrest, saying, “‘I’m just out here helping people!’” A couple and their teen daughters flagged down a Vero Beach police officer just before 8 p.m. Aug. 19 about a man exposing himself at the showers, a recently released arrest affidavit states.

 

Apes, other animals at Washington’s National Zoo sensed earthquake seconds before shaking started

Gorillas at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., (from l. Kibibi, baby Kojo and mom Madara) were seen reacting seconds before humans felt the tremors of Tuesday's earthquake.They may be apes, but they knew the East Coast earthquake was about to hit before their more evolved human cousins realized what was happening. Five to 10 seconds before the earth shook Tuesday, an orangutan at the National Zoo in Washington named Kyle and a gorilla named Kojo stopped foraging and raced to the top of the tree-like structure in their enclosure, zoo officials reported Wednesday.

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