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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Bent Fiction – Getting down to business

Bent Fiction – Getting down to business By Les Lea To say I was nervous would be an understatement… a huge understatement. I had seen his advert in the back pages of a gay free sheet a couple of months earlier and it had taken me all that time to pluck up the courage to call his number. The advert simply said “Massage Given – ... [Read more]

Boy Story

Boy Story By Beyonce People think men are complicated. Even men think other men are complicated. Let me let you in on a little secret: men aren't complicated at all. Men are really rather simple. So he doesn't call you back? Then he's not interested. Or maybe he does call you back, but only once in a blue ... [Read more]

Advice – Simon Says

Advice – Simon Says Dear Simon, My best friend is driving me insane ever since he met his latest boyfriend. Everything is a drama and I get phone calls, emails and texts almost daily filled with worry about how the relationship is going, how he might not have had a text for a whole day and should he do this or should ... [Read more]

Fitness with Jarrett James

Fitness with Jarrett James Ectomorph: The Hard Gainer Do you have light bone structure, small joints, and find it hard to gain weight/muscle? You are probably an ectomorph/hard gainer Do you watch your carbohydrate intake too much? Do you just eat complex carbohydrates? Do you go low carb/high protein? Do you? Forget ... [Read more]

Tantric Massage

Tantric Massage Time to take a Tantric Massage journey with Yorkshire’s new Tantric Master… What is Tantric Massage? Tantric Massage is a way of developing and healing through ecstatic touch. A blissful state is achieved through a combination of deep relaxation, breath-work, meditation and body massage. ... [Read more]

Travel – Windermere Suites

Travel – Windermere Suites The Funkiest B&B in the UK      By Lee Hudson No matter what time of year a visit is planned, Cumbria’s Lake District is one of the most beautiful, breathtaking and picturesque areas in the UK. With many people deciding to holiday ‘at home’ for 2010 this, the largest of Britain’s ... [Read more]

Back 2 the 80s – Too Late!

Back 2 the 80s – Too Late! Back 2 the 80s Dig out those legwarmers, pull on those aviator’s, jump on that space-hopper and bounce back 2 the 80s! This triple CD is the perfect party album, packed full of tracks guaranteed to get anyone up off their seats and turn them footloose! Disc one is full of pop gems including ... [Read more]

A Serious Man – Too Late!

A Serious Man – Too Late! A Serious Man Set in 1967 Midwest America it tells the story of an ordinary man and physics professor Larry Gopnik in search of answers, as his life is turned upside down by a series of unexpected events. Following the sudden announcement from his wife that she is leaving him for his smooth ... [Read more]

Me and Orson Welles – Too Late!

Me and Orson Welles – Too Late! Me and Orson Welles Student Richard Samuels (Zac Efron), who lucks his way into a minor role in the legendary 1937 Mercury Theatre production of Caesar, directed by a youthful Orson Welles, cannot believe3 his luck. Over the course of a magical week, Richard makes his Broadway debut, finds romance ... [Read more]

Travel – The Cadogan Hotel

Travel – The Cadogan Hotel Tribute to Oscar Wilde’s Arrest April 2010 marks the 115th Anniversary of the famous Irish novelist, poet and playwright, Oscar Wilde, being arrested for “gross indecency” in Room 118 of The Cadogan Hotel in Knightsbridge, London. To commemorate and pay tribute to Oscar Wilde, who ... [Read more]

The Men Who Stare at Goats – Too Late!

The Men Who Stare at Goats – Too Late! The Men Who Stare at Goats This dark comedy presents a look into the astonishing revelations about a top-secret wing of the U.S. military and offers an eye-opening and hilarious exploration of the government’s attempts to harness paranormal abilities to combat its enemies. A reporter is in ... [Read more]

Travel – Gay Vegas

Travel – Gay Vegas Adrian Gillan hits the sights, spas, shows ‘n scene in shimmering Las Vegas. You don’t so much visit “Vegas” as smash right into it, rearing up out of the Nevada desert like some giant flashing, flexing one-armed bandit - its supersized follies, casinos, hotels, shows, restaurants ... [Read more]

Film Reviews

Film Reviews By Chris Amos Clash Of The Titans Out: 2nd April Aussie hunk Sam Worthington hits the 3D screens again in Clash of the Titans, the ultimate struggle for power pitting men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god ... [Read more]

DVD – Competition Time – Too Late!

DVD – Competition Time – Too Late! Boys on Film 4 Picking up where Boys On Film 3: American Boy left off, with nine award-winning and hotly anticipated short films about objects of desire, and whether the attaining of them is worth the struggle. Elliot Tittensor (TV’s Shameless) stars as Daz in headlining film Protect Me From ... [Read more]

“100” Reasons to Gaze at the Male Form

“100” Reasons to Gaze at the Male Form Acclaimed British photographer Dylan Rosser will return next month with “100,” his new book celebrating his centesimal model added to his Web site, The Male Form (, which he launched last year in an effort to centralize and provide easier access to his work. Rosser’s ... [Read more]

GUM Clinics

GUM Clinics The NHS provides GUM (Genito-Urinary Medicine) clinics in most major towns and cities across the UK offering free HIV testing and sexual health screening. Understanding GU Services Most clinics have health advisors who can talk to you about any worries you have about your sex life. They will ... [Read more]

No Room to Rent

No Room to Rent By Adam Lowe Anyone who's looked in the back of a gay magazine has seen them before, but soon adverts for escorts may become a thing of the past if Equalities Minister Harriet Harman gets her way. As amendments to the Policing and Crime Act come into force on 1 April, which give police increased ... [Read more]

Johan’s Blog – April

Johan’s Blog – April Snow drops and exposed bottoms. I really like saunas. The combination of a hot steam-bath and a Jacuzzi – why, it’s just about perfect One of my favourite places is a (gay) hotel in Berlin. It’s one of the best and most relaxed stays that I know, and always provides me with very horny ... [Read more]

Rio and Madonna = Paradise

Rio and Madonna = Paradise Terry George Tellin' Stories 2010 marked my 9th year of photographing the fabulous Rio Carnival, the highlight of my calendar. The only downside is I took 8000 photos – I’m beginning to think I might have an illness! I hope there are one or 2 good shots within that. Although I went to ... [Read more]

Summer es coming – Swimwear edition

Summer es coming – Swimwear edition We had such a great reaction to our underwear section last month, and the ES brand in particular, we thought you might like to enjoy a taste from their swimwear collection. Head to the beach with something unique from Spain – ES, if you want something no one else has yet, this hot new line from ... [Read more]

Making Us Feel Brand New

Making Us Feel Brand New Katy Brand has been making us laugh with her witty characters, hilarious spoof music videos and celebrity sketches on TV for a while now so, at the start of her first national tour we sent Simon Savidge to meet her to discuss, being Beyonce, making people laugh and why her Big Ass TV Show had to ... [Read more]


Vissen When Bent sent one of our correspondents to the US to report on the ever popular party Circuit we didn’t know that he would return with an exclusive interview with the man who is currently tearing up the dance floors on that side of the ocean. Vissen (yes his name is just Vissen) has, in just a ... [Read more]

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