John Myers

Co-owner & VP of Operations, John is a thinker and a doer. He's a whiz at working through policies and procedures but loves taking time to explore the urban environment in which he lives and calls home. He also appreciates getting his fancy tickled.
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    Grindr is Going Public

    Grindr, billed as the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people, is going public. The news comes after Grindr’s parent company, China-based Kunlun Group, unanimously approved the move. In January 2016 Kunlun bought a 61.5% percent stake in Grindr for $93M and then in...
  • medical professionals desk

    CDC Reports Steep and Sustained Increases in STDs

    This week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released preliminary data at the National STD Conference in Washington, DC. They reported that nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017. This surpassed the previous record set in 2016...
  • THE BREEDING, Film, LGBTQ

    Erotic Thriller Questions Race and Fetishes

    Named “Best Feature” at The 2018 Harlem International Film Festival, The Breeding is an erotic thriller about a young artist whose obsession with a taboo fetish leads to life-altering consequences. From the opening scene, it’s clear this will be an intense film touching on some edgy content. Thomas, a...
  • Everything You Need to Know about Artist Adam Joseph

    Everything You Need to Know about Artist Adam Joseph

    You may know him from his popular mix of Representative Maxine Water’s now iconic statement “Reclaiming my time,” from “Cookies ft. Vanessa Vanjie Mateo,” or from the viral smash, “Linda Evangelista” (ft. AJA from RuPaul’s DragRace). Well, we caught up with the talented singer, songwriter, and producer Adam Joseph...
  • Cannabis, Buck Angel, LGBTQ, Men's Health

    Cannabis and LGBTQ Activist Buck Angel: Let’s Talk Cannabis

    Corey Wesley, Kinkster MAG founder, came across an intriguing live stream by Buck Angel. In it Angel was discussing cannabis. Wesley sat for the duration of the live stream and found that the questions really touched upon activist work in the community around cannabis and that there were lots...
  • Music News, Billy Winn, Seal It With A Kiss

    Billy Winn Returns To Dance Music With “Seal It with a Kiss”

    Out artist Billy Winn makes a triumphant return to dance music with a song that will get listeners grooving. Written and produced by Billy and Johnie & Elliot of the production team OneVision, “Seal It with a Kiss” is about an undeniable attraction—one so strong that words are not...
  • Russian Artist Alexander Abromov Transforms from Twink to Muscle Daddy

    Russian artist and producer Alexander Abromov (better known as Abromov Lex) bares all in “Uncovered,” a coming of age story about a man who isn’t afraid to speak his truth, follow through with his vision and be exposed, body and soul. His current looks didn’t come easy. “I grew...
  • New York City, Broadway, Tyler Mount, Kinkster MAG

    Meet Tyler Mount: An Advocate, Broadway Influencer, And A Youthful Inspiration

    Tyler Mount’s effervescent video blog interviews have led him to be named one of Broadway’s biggest influencers, and there are no signs of him slowing down. Corey Wesley and I recently chatted with Mount to learn more about what inspires him and what his goals are for the future....
  • RuPaul Drag Race All-Stars 3, Aja, Drag Queens, Brooklyn, New York

    Aja Sashays Over to Season Six Premiere of Hey Qween

    Are you ready for some HOT T? Brooklyn queen Aja’s first stop is the very pink couch on the season six premiere of Hey Qween which was aired on Out.com. Congratulations to Jonny McGovern, Lady Red and the team at Hey Qween for their sixth season of star-studded guests...
  • Kinkster MAG, Valentine's Day, Gay Relationship Advice,

    Is Valentine’s Day for Lovers Only?

    I popped into Duane Reade recently and that candy isle filled with pink and red hearts has reappeared. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. As I started to reflect on what’s in store for me this year, I’ve learned there is a growing trend to reframe Valentine’s Day...
  • Gay Bar, Gay Nightlife, NYC, Boxer's America's Gay Sports Bar - Interview with Bob Fleut - Owner - Photo1

    Boxers NYC Expands to Newly Gentrified Neighborhoods

    The bar that started as a sports concept with staff wearing boxer underwear has turned into four successful venues with a fifth one on the way later this year. On the heels of Boxers opening their third New York City location on the Upper East Side, Corey Wesley and...
  • DJ BRETT Brett Oosterhaus, Music News

    Getting To Know Brett Oosterhaus; A Passionate NYC DJ

    A hot new remix of Brandy and Monica’s “The Boy is Mine” prompted Kinkster MAG to reach out and meet Brett Oosterhaus, DJ and Producer at Oosterhaus Music. Boy was our interview a treat. Oosterhaus was friendly, open, passionate, and is on top of his game. About two years...
  • Michael Lucas Entertainment, Adult Films

    Exclusive: Up Front and Personal Interview with Michael Lucas

    Michael Lucas has reached a new milestone, 20 years in the adult industry. The Russian–Israeli-American Lucas is a gay pornographic film actor, director, activist, writer and the founder/CEO of Lucas Entertainment, New York City’s largest gay-adult-film company. He has been a columnist for The Advocate, Huffington Post and Pink...
  • Rob Smith, Author, Journalist, Veteran

    Rob Smith Discusses ‘Confessions of a Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Soldier’

    Of the belief that the military would be a way of finding a better life from his small town in Akron, Ohio, Rob Smith enlisted in the military. At 17 and fresh off the bus he survived the notoriously brutal Infantry Basic Training. He served for five years in...
  • The Protein Bakery, Stephen Lincoln, Chelsea New York,

    The Protein Bakery’s Stephen Lincoln Says, Everyone Deserves a Cookie

    The once thriving gayborhood in NYC called Chelsea may not be the same as it once was but there are gay-owned small businesses in the changed neighborhood that are making a difference. Corey Wesley and I recently met the owner of The Protein Bakery, Stephen Charles Lincoln. With a...
  • DJ, Music Feature, New York

    Bio Zounds Named 2K18 DJ on the Rise

    From Puerto Rico but based in Brooklyn, NYC, Bio Zounds is Kinkster MAG’s DJ on the Rise. He is an up and coming circuit DJ specializing in the sounds of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico Tribal House, infused with electronic elements. Managing Editor, Corey Wesley was captivated by one of...
  • Cockspur, Rum, Alcoholic Beverages, Cocktail Drinks

    Bring a Little Cockspur to your Next Party

    The golden rule when attending a party or a social event at someone’s home is to bring something with you. This is an opportunity for us to purchase playful and conversational items that will add to the overall atmosphere of the party. Whether you’re a bottle of wine or...
  • Rilan, Music News, Money Talk, Joe Simpson

    Rilan Opens Our Ears to the Perversion of Beauty with #MoneyTalk

    American singer, dancer, and actor Rilan is passionate about using his freedom of expression to present the challenging issues faced today. Best known for his role on the final season of Glee, he released his debut EP Chemical in 2015. He then released the single “Blindfolds” featuring singer Naz...
  • Mike Ruiz, Kinkster MAG, HeartThrobs and Hounds, Calendar, Animal Rescue, Fur Friends in Need, Lio's Promise Animal Rescue

    Mike Ruiz Chats about New HeartThrobs and Hounds 2018 Calendar

    Being philanthropic is often based on your personal experiences. Celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz has been so moved over the past five years that he released the latest edition of one of his philanthropic endeavors “HeartThrobs and Hounds” 2018 Calendar. Thirteen stunning photographs of beautiful, hunky men with adorable hounds...
  • Epiphany Mattel, Music News, Latrice Royale, Drag Race, Transgender Hip-Hop Artist

    Trans Artist Epiphany Mattel Releases Explosive New Single, #FIXYOFACE

    Just over two years ago Kinkster MAG interviewed drag sensation Latrice Royale who shared with us her plans to move into talent management. Straight shooting hip-hop trans artist Epiphany Mattel is one of those talents who has just released her new single “#FIXYOFACE”. Epiphany first met Latrice Royale through...
  • Gay Relationship Advice

    Becoming Friends with Your Ex Ain’t Easy but is Possible

    Becoming besties with your ex can be painful and complicated at first but the payoff can be great. Many wonder if gay men can be best friends with their ex when the relationship ends. I’m a testament that it can happen, albeit after some time and work. For roughly...
  • Eva Mueller

    Eva Mueller: The Journey to 1 Portrait A Day for 365 Days

    It takes a terrific artist to commit to a long-term project. Bavarian born and bred Eva Mueller is one such terrific artist. For one of her projects this year she decided to undertake a journey of photographing one portrait per day for the entire year, all 365 days. She...
  • Erotic Intent With Steve Callow Perfect Fit Brand CEO

    Erotic Intent With Steve Callow Perfect Fit Brand CEO

    Wow, that’s so big! Some estimates value the adult novelty industry at $15 billion while others place it at $21 billion. And by 2020 estimates say it will hit between $29 and $50 billion. (Statistica) (Forbes) If you’ve ever wondered if you’re alone in using your toy(s), you’re not....
  • Gay Celebrity News, Kinkster MAG, DJ Relentless, Jade Elektra, Music, Erik Elias, How Do I Like 2.0

    An Exclusive: FEELIN’ A LITTLE CUNTY with Jade Elektra & Erik Elias

    Jade Elektra holds back next to nothing as she shares intriguing stories about her 20 plus years as a performer and one of her latest creative endeavors the return of “How Do I Look? 2.0.” During our interview, Corey Wesley and I learned that she’s an old-school queen who...
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