ELSKA Bookazine goes Down Under and falls in love with the men of Perth

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For its latest issue ELSKA the bi-monthly gay photography and culture publication finally went Down Under.  Each edition of the magazine is devoted to the queer boys in one particular global city, and after three years in existence, Editor Liam Campbell felt it was time to see what LGBT culture is like in Australia. When he sought … Continue reading



Another Kind of Life

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  There is still a month left to see the stunning new exhibition at the Barbican Gallery that we were so fortunate to catch on a recent trip to London.  Another Kind of Life follows the lives of individuals and communities operating on the fringes of society :  a subject dear to our hearts.  Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures … Continue reading



Fabrio da Motta getting all tied up in knots

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  The Sao Paulo based Brazilian photographer Fabio da Motta has developed quite an affinity with ‘shibari’ which is an ancient Japanese artistic form of rope bondage.  He has taken a series of very powerful images that explore bondage as an integral part of his compositions. His stunning body of work is very inspired by … Continue reading



Aaron Jay Young explores his queer male body

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  L.A. photographer Aaron Jay Young has a whole diverse body of work that includes being the guy with the camera on the set of Ru Paul’s Drag Race TV Show to a portfolio of portraits and real estate photography.   However, this latest project is highly personal as it is a series of self-portraits that sets out the male … Continue reading



When Chicago’s Belmont Rocks were a ‘gay paradise’

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Any gay man of a ‘certain age’ who grew up in the Chicago area in the 1970’s & 1980’s would have most certainly spent some summer days at Belmont Rocks the city’s lakeside gay cruising area. On a large grassy expanse punctuated on one side by a series of tiered limestone blocks that separated the … Continue reading



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