Gay Art: The Latest in News, Gay Artists and More

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Art remains one of the freest and most open-ended forms of expression in contemporary society. That’s good news for gay people, and gay art gives us all the chance to express ourselves freely. Gay art has an affect on queer society. A visual image or an outrageous dance performance can speak volumes about the gay experience. Gay people have always felt at home in the arts. While gay artists have been considered outside the mainstream in decades past, things are beginning to change. The art world has opened its arms to talented gay artists, whose work has moved mountains and sparked new valuable conversations, specifically when the gay community was still reeling from the AIDS crisis. From inventive Instagram posts to public funding for the arts, underground zines featuring naked men to exclusive exhibits inside a techno dance club, take a look at the gay art that catches our eye.
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This Artist Is Giving Us The Sexy Pokémon Trainers We Never Knew We Needed

Sexy Pokémon trainers are something you probably never knew you needed. We think it’s safe to say that we’ve all been feeling a little nostalgic lately, and what’s more nostalgic than the magic of Pokémon? Created in 1995 by video game designer and director Satoshi Tajiri, the franchise has developed[…]

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This ‘Sailor Moon’ Fan Doesn’t Care He Loses Followers by Posting His Drag Cosplay

When cosplayer Leo Bane does crossplay as a ‘Sailor Moon’ character, not all of his fans like it, making us wonder: Is there a wrong way to do cosplay?

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Hey, Young Boys Can Like Disney Princesses, Too, as This Brazilian Illustrator’s Work Depicts

A series of illustrations by Marciano Palácio depicts Disney princesses meeting little boy fans, and the images offer a powerful message

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We’re Loving the Work of These Gay Embroidery Artists

With everyone picking up new hobbies over quarantine, embroidery in particular has really taken off. Embroidery art has a long and rich history dating back to 30,000 B.C. China, and spanning the Viking Age and Medieval Islamic world. The embroidery of today, of course, looks a lot different. Inexpensive materials[…]

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