February is a special month for me for so many reasons. It is my birthday month (27th), and it is also the month in which the UK celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual Pride and History. Pride was the word I wanted to focus on. It’s vague, broad and full of connotations and meanings. It evokes different things from different people, which is the beauty of the world. One finds the Pride in themselves and when they truly feel it, there’s no stopping it. This past year, my own self-discovery has been upright priority above all things. Sexual discovery comes with that, too. The Pride of being a minority and different than the person beside you, and being more than okay with that very fact is what my Pride has led me to. In this issue I’ve highlighted a few artists that take their Pride to the next level. What level is that? The level where it allows them to be so complete and content with themselves that it translates into their art and helps people in the process.
Enjoy this issue and remember—Pride of any kind should stem from love, self-love.
Dio Anthony, Entertainment Editor
On the cover Stonewall actor Johny Beauchamp and Paul Iacono.
Inside this Pride issue we have Fashion’s new gift – the boys of BAJA East.
Keep The Lights On by Alex King … with lots of hot boys like English Diver Chris Mears … but we will come back to that story in details in another post.
Artist Spotlight on the buttylicious John Macconnell.
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