Hugh Nini & Neal Treadwell’s vintage photography book LOVING brought to the screen in breathtaking 100 Years of Men in Love: The Accidental Collection

In October 2020, The Queer Review spoke with Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell about their stunning book LOVING A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s. It's a collection of previously unpublished vernacular photography depicting romantic love between men that powerfully and movingly reasserts both that love is love and that we’ve always been here.... Continue Reading →

Fire Island: a first look at director Andrew Ahn & writer-star Joel Kim Booster’s modern-day queer spin on Austen’s Pride & Prejudice

Dreaming of that summer vacation in the Pines? Searchlight Pictures has just released a tantalizing array of first look holiday snaps from the set of director Andrew Ahn's Fire Island, premiering on Hulu this Pride Month, on Friday, June 3rd. Written by and starring Joel Kim Booster as Noah, Fire Island, is a queer modern-day rom-com inspired... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Mike Ruiz embraces his inner leatherman with new photography project “it’s been an epiphany for me”

Celebrity and fashion photographer Mike Ruiz, whose career spans over 30 years, has turned his lens to an ongoing portrait series focusing on the beauty and diversity of the leather community. Through meeting and bonding with leathermen during open call sessions, photographing them and collecting their personal stories, Ruiz has been inspired by their spirit of liberation and... Continue Reading →

Steven Menendez Fine Art Photography Exhibition Apollonian Visions at Leslie Lohman Project Space NYC Dec 3rd-5th

APOLLONIAN VISIONS: Steven Menendez Fine Art Photography Exhibition As displayed in his work in Apollonian Visions, award-winning fine art photographer Steven Menendez explores and finds inspiration in the Apollonian attributes of Grace, Reason, Culture, Harmony, Healing, and Reflection. "These attributes were mirrored in the male nude of ancient Greek art and philosophy", Menendez tells The... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Ashish Gupta on his intimate queer photography book GAZE “I wanted to be unapologetic about gay cruising & sex & hookups & trade”

Ashish Gupta, best known for his eponymous fashion label, has departed from his usual creative practice to photograph intimate, frequently unashamedly explicit portraits of men, that capture the queer male gaze with tenderness, joy, and humour, while challenging established notions of masculinity and sexiness in mainstream gay culture and porn. The result is GAZE for... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Charles Moriarty on his stunning photography book X “it’s actually my life that’s unfolding”

Photographer Charles Moriarty's last book, Before Frank—later reissued as Back to Amy—revealed many of his unpublished images of Amy Winehouse and provided a rare and intimate glimpse into her life before the release of her debut album. Using just one roll of film, the Dublin-born photographer's shoot with the singer in London, when he was... Continue Reading →

Recognized / Recognizability: LGBTQ+ Photo Archives & History – ONE Archives Foundation virtual panel April 7th

ONE Archives Foundation presents an online panel discussion on LGBTQ+ photography, history, and archives, Recognized / Recognizability: LGBTQ Photo Archives and History, moderated by Kaucyila Brooke. Taking place on April 7th at 5pm PT, the virtual panel will bring together Neal Baer, Zackary Drucker, Texas Isaiah, Kang Seung Lee, and Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell.... Continue Reading →

BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! launches queer photography magazine

Last week saw the launch of The Little Black Gallery's new queer photography magazine BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!. The collectors edition Volume 1 features the work of ten photographers from ten countries and adds to the growing BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! art platform "to promote queer and gay photography", which now represents more than 60 photographers from 24 countries including... Continue Reading →

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