Black Panther burlesque show 01, Laith Ashley 01
Black Panther burlesque show 01, Laith Ashley 01

#ThisWeekInThirst: Burly Bears and a Black Panther Burlesque Show, Oh My

We’re downright parched this week after experiencing the scorching hotness of transgender model Laith Ashley (the first trans Pit Crew member of RuPaul’s Drag Race), a handful of gay beauty pageants happening around the world and the Black Panther burlesque show in Philly. Let’s take a look at what’s got us so danged thirsty.

Click on the titles below for the full story, and enjoy this thirst roundup!

Exclusive: See Sexy Couples Pucker Up For Our Worldwide Kiss-In Protests

They kissed in protest anti-LGBTQ discrimination, but created some beautiful pictures of queer love in the process.

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For These 6 Competitors, Mr. Gay World Isn’t a Beauty Contest, It’s a Search for a Global LGBTQ Ambassador

These handsome men are easy on the eyes, but challenging worldwide queer-phobia all the same.

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Laith Ashley Makes History as the First-Ever Trans Member of the ‘Drag Race’ Pit Crew

The first trans member of the RuPaul’s Drag Race pit crew is breaking barriers while breaking hearts — so gorgeous.

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10 Essentials the Modern Single Guy Needs to Make His Bedroom Banging

From a Viagra-shaped golden box to a Polaroid camera from some private snapshots, here’s how to turn your bedroom into a love chamber.

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It’s Time to Go Daytime Clubbing in Berlin at These 5 Amazing Places

Check out some sexy Berliners as we go club-hopping around Germany’s queerest city.

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21 Photos From the Premiere of ‘Pose,’ Ryan Murphy’s Groundbreaking New Series on FX

Stylish hotties work the red carpet in anticipation of TV’s queerest show yet.

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This Photographer Is Challenging Ideas of Black Masculinity With a Splash of Glitter

Inspired by bisexual rapper Frank Ocean, Quil Lemons took some intimate pics of his friends and we’re smitten.

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This Week’s #HornetGuy, Bowen, Wants to Enjoy Food and Fun With You

A cute information technology engineer from Taipei is looking for new friends — you can actually text with him right now, if you want.

#HornetGuy of the week, Black Panther burlesque show 08

 

I Prefer to Date Men in Open Relationships, and Here’s Why

If you’re looking to keep things hot and casual with a guy, check out how on fella does it.

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This Finalist in the Mister Senior Netherlands Pageant Wants to Fight Ageism and Prejudice

The Netherlands just started a male pageant for men over the age of 30, and one of its handsome competitors shared his experience with us.

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The Fur Was Flying as 8 Parisian Men Competed for Mr. Bear 2018 (Photos)

Big burly boys stripped down and showed off for an excited Parisian audience. Which one was crowned as the best of the bunch? Find out….

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Wakanda Forever! We’re Living for Philadelphia’s Black Panther Burlesque Show (Video)

A recent all-black burlesque show in “The City of Brotherly Love” paid homage to the blockbuster superhero.

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What do you think of #ThisWeekInThirst? Are you down for the Black Panther burlesque show? Did we miss anything else particularly thirsty? Let us know in the comments below.