Category Archives: Culture

Grindr Hires Gay Poet Max Wassis as a New Poet in Residence

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of March 4, 2017) The gay dating app Grindr wants to attract more gay and bisexual men by launching a monthly series of video poems by gay British poet Max Wallis, starting in March 2017. The young man already had a similar series in Harper’s Bazaar. Max Wallis is known for his…
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How Many Oscars for Moonlight?

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of January 31, 2017) With eight nominations, the movie Moonlight by American director Barry Jenkins is one of the three big favorites for the Academy Award Show in February. It already reaped some awards at the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. Film critics praise the new movie even…
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LGBT Books Still Censored in the USA

(Blogmensgo, gay blog September 28, 2016) The American Library Association (ALA) holds its traditional Banned Books Week from September 25 through October 1st, 2016. In the United States, books with gay, lesbian, bi- or transsexual references are commonly – if not systematically – censored in public and school libraries. In a slightly critical but humorous…
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