The Story Behind Gay Bob, the World’s First Out-And-Proud Doll

Enraged consumers complained that a toy with a homosexual backstory would lead to other ”disgusting” dolls like “Priscilla the Prostitute” and “Danny the Dope Pusher”

Esquire awarded Gay Bob its “Dubious Achievement Award.” And anti-gay organizations across the United States blustered.

He debuted in the ’70s, to both acclaim and outrage.

atlasobscura.com: The Story Behind Gay Bob, the World’s First Out-And-Proud Doll

10 Must-See Gaytainments to Look Forward to in 2018

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Bohemian Rhapsody on Fox December 2018

 

Now that 2017 has come to a close, our wilting Christmas trees have moved to the curb, and everyone resolves to get into shape for the coming year (see how long that lasts), the time has come to look ahead at 2018 and all things queer in the entertainment world.

These movies and television shows stand out from the pack, some for featuring queer talent …

queerty.com: 10 must-see gaytainments to look forward to in 2018

How the 18th-Century Gay Bar Survived and Thrived in a Deadly Environment

Like men’s club houses, molly houses were also places people went simply to socialize, gossip, drink and smoke. WELLCOME COLLECTION/CC BY 4.0

Welcome to the molly house. 

In 18th and early-19th-century Britain, a “molly” was a commonly used term for men who today might identify as gay, bisexual or queer. Sometimes, this was a slur; sometimes, a more generally used noun, likely coming from mollis, the Latin for soft or effeminate. A whole molly underworld found its home in London…

atlasobscura.com: How the 18th-Century Gay Bar Survived and Thrived in a Deadly Environment

Male Erotica “With Props”

Provocative images of nude or nearly nude men

– the first pouring copious amounts of milk but not into a glass,

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the next featuring peonies in the background (and not wearing much in the foreground),

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while yet another salaciously reclines in fetish gear and heels.

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And bringing up the rear (pun intended) is the classic man-in-the-shower shot, but this guy has a trio of special visitors

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Pastor Blames Secret Gay Nazi Death Squads for Vegas Mass Shooting

/ LGBTQ Nation

If dumb were dirt, he’d cover about an acre.

lgbtqnation.com: Pastor blames secret gay Nazi death squads for Vegas mass shooting / LGBTQ Nation

That Time in 1979 When 100,000 LGBT People Took Over Washington to Demand Civil Rights

 

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Washington, DC had never seen anything like it. Nor had the world: The National March on Washington for Lesbian & Gay Rights, held October 14, 1979, almost 40 years ago, was truly groundbreaking.

lgbtqnation.com: That time in 1979 when 100,000 LGBT people took over Washington to demand civil rights / LGBTQ Nation

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Grayson Boyd | Spring/Summer 2018 | Funkshion Fashion Week | Miami Beach 2017

Grayson Boyd Swim S/S 2018 Collection Runway Show @ Miami Swim Fashion Week – FUNKSHION. LIVE Video Multi-Camera production by Anton Oparin FashionStock.com team

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Australian swimwear brand Grayson Boyd’s video is from stop to finish a great Men’s show.  The men are moving, walking “eye candy” (a lot of eye candy, it’s mesmerizing).