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Book Club: BEARDS – An Unshaved History

  There hasn’t been another quite polarizing all-encompassing topic in (gay) men’s history as The Beard. A token of simultaneously maturity, religious belief and sometimes sloppiness – facial hair has always been carrying symbolic value based on its form, length, thickness and color. Spanning from a lazy 3-day-stubble to a monk-length beard and from precisely contoured piece of barber art …

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Party Colare: Italians Do It Better

If you have been more than a month in Berlin, you know that you should leave it to the Italians to organize the craziest gatherings of homosexuals in the early hours of the day. Gianluca and Gianluigi are a queer duo from Sardinia who thought that you can never have too many Italian parties in dirty Berlin – “Coz Italians Do …

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LEVI JACKSON by JUSTIN VIOLINI

Remember Levi? Well, there is more of him coming right at you – exclusively on Grateful Grapefruit. And really guys, if you post them on Tumblr, at least credit Justin for making Levi reveal just enough to make our imagination run wild.

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Mood Boosters: Adidas Originals AW 13/14

Hello, my name is Christo Mitov and I have PWPTSD – post winter post traumatic stress disorder. The memory of this morning in May when I woke up and I saw the snow on the ground is when something died inside me. However, the summer made it quite even. Among all the hot adventures and the sizzling hot days you’ll …

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Printed Matters #6: Hello Mr.

Everybody who has ever scheduled a coffee date with me knows that I am usually fashionably late. Once in a while, however, it happens that I am on time or even early. In this case I usually have to find something to do, otherwise I’ll just eat out of boredom. I’m a smart time killer. If you want to meet …

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Tuff Boy Fun by Donovan Vriens-McGrath

He is one of the most warm hearted people I’ve ever met. His work strikes with passion and raw honesty. Donovan was born in Texas  to a military family that originated from Boston. The early years of his life he moved around the US every few years as military families do. Settling back in Texas as a teenager Mr. Vriens-McGrath …

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Karsten Wegener: Sausage Fest

Overly doctored photography is not really my thing. However Karsten Wegener’s project that I freely chose to call Sausage Fest (and he prefers to name Sausage in Art) is quite amusing. He finds inspiration in smoked and cured deli meats to recreate classic works of art The series is created in collaboration with designer Silke Baltruschat, and food stylist Raik Holst. Check …

ChristoKarsten Wegener: Sausage Fest