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    Up & Close with Lauren Foster: Be Beautiful, Be Bold, Be You

    Lover of life Lauren Foster turns 60 this year and reaches yet another milestone. In the 80s Foster was the first trans model to be featured in VOGUE/Mexico during a time when being trans was kept quiet. This year she is being recognized by Variety Magazine at their annual...
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    David Hernandez is King with New Album, ‘Kingdom: the Mixtape’

    Seven years after the release of his coming out album, I Am Who I Am, American Idol’s David Hernandez is back with Kingdom: the Mixtape. The album includes 20 original tracks. Many of the songs reflect on the heartbreaks and loss Hernandez has experienced over the last decade since...
  • 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...
  • An Exclusive with ATELIER CAVALIER Designer Edward Murillo Moreno

    Several months ago I started researching swimwear brands for an upcoming article on the newest men’s swimwear lines. I came across a handful, but one, in particular, caught my eye. I started to follow the brand on Instagram and then Facebook. What stood out the most about this one...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  • 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...
  • Men's Skincare, Crystal Waters, Music News

    Crystal Waters Transforms Music and Beauty Into Men’s Skin Care Line

    It’s amazing where people find themselves over the years. When we did a recent roundup of popular men’s skin care products we learned that none other than top Billboard charting singer and songwriter Crystal Waters has launched her own men’s skincare line called BOYFACE. To gather more info, managing...
  • Michelle Visage, RuPaul Drag Race, Celebrity News

    The Real Deal, An Interview with Michelle Visage

    Well known for her long standing role as the no-nonsense-giving-you-tough-love judge on the extremely popular Emmy Award nominated RuPaul’s Drag Race, Michelle Visage is also a long-time and ardent LGBTQ ally who has her hands in many endeavors. Visage came of age in New York City’s club and ballroom...
  • Inaya Day, Music News, iTunes, Joe Gauthreaux, DJ Grind

    Inaya Day Brings Us Love This Summer

    You know that voice. You’ve heard it on dance floors in the late nineties with “Keep Pushin”, “Hold Your Head Up High”, and “Horny”, then in the early 2000s with the Mike Cruz-produced dance anthems, “Movin’ Up”, “Can’t Stop Dancing”, “Lift It Up” and “U Spin Me”. Then there...
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    Ron Amato On the Release of his Photo Book ‘The Box’

    For the second year in a row, Ron Amato, respected New York photographer and professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) was named in the Advocate‘s annual Best in Photography issue. He was celebrated for his photography series The Box, a multi-year project now being produced by esteemed...
  • Misunderstood Social Worker, Gay Black Men, Gay Culture, Facebook Live

    The Misunderstood Social Worker Will No Longer Be Misunderstood

    Celebrity this, celebrity that is what we see feeding our news feeds but when you look closely you’ll see that the real stars are the individuals using Facebook Live or Instagram to spread positivity. It’s a shame, the soldiers fighting for change remain overshadowed by the sensationalism within mass media....
  • Kinkster MAG Interview with Costume and Underwear Designer Marco Marco

    Marco Marco Designer Reveals the Secret to His Success

    You’ve seen his underwear (maybe you’re wearing some right now), you’ve seen his costumes (think Iggy from the EMAs, Fergie at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Britney Spears’ angel costume for her Vegas show, and Katy Perry’s cupcake bra) and you’ve seen the web-series in which he’s featured for the...
  • NYC Artist, Pato Paez, Art, NYC Art

    Artist Pato Paez Shares How to Engage More with Art and Social Justice

    Argentinian-born Pato Paez is an artist, curator, and creative director who has built over 15 years of experience in the art world. He has been titled an “enfant terrible of the art world, ” and his art has been characterized by bold swathes of deep color, with designs often...
  • Tony Moran, Music, iTunes, DJ, Interview

    Tony Moran Discusses his “Moodswings” With Kinkster MAG

    Two-time Grammy nominated remixer, producer, singer-songwriter Tony Moran is one of the most well-known DJs in the house music genre, regularly playing to massive crowds at events throughout the world. In 1981 Tony began his career in Brooklyn with childhood friend Albert Cabrera as part of the production team...
  • Music, Davis Mallory, Under Your Spell, MTV, Real World

    Davis Mallory Has the Power to Cast Spells By Using His Voice

    New Year, New Music and we have our finger on the pulse when it comes to music. When I was asked to check out newcomer and MTV Real World-er Davis Mallory’s new single, “Under Your Spell“; I was hesitant. Over the years, I placed bets on reality stars like...
  • The Art of Popular Culture With Alvaro Arts

    Alvaro of Alvaro Arts, renowned painter/illustrator particularly in the fashion and entertainment industries, recently took the time to interview with us about his works, his connections, his interests, and what’s in store in 2017, and we’re delighted to share it with you. Imbued with admiration for the beauty and...
  • Feature, Interview, Photographer, InkedKenny, MEN as seen through the lens of inkedKenny

    An Exclusive with inkedKenny, A Man Seen Through Our Lens

    If you haven’t seen our new Kinkster NYC storyboard photos yet, you’re in for a huge treat! We recently collaborated with inkedKenny Photography to share our latest visual stories through his specific vision and what’s been called by some as his “hyper masculine” aesthetic. You’ve likely already seen some...
  • Mark DeMarko, Music, DJ

    DJ of 2016: Mark DeMarko

    Naming Mark DeMarko “DJ of 2016” is our way of acknowledging the ability of an individual to elevate us with music, their beats, and their ability to create a dance party whether we’re on a dance floor in a club or dancing nude in our own living room.  Mark DeMarko mastered that...
  • Interview with Ships Have Sailed Frontman Will Carpenter

    Kinkster MAG has been following Ships Have Sailed for some time but only recently were we prepared to interview the band with Will Carpenter as its lead. The perfect time to introduce these talented musicians to our readers could not have been better than the week they are scheduled...
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