News Brief: Germany Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage!

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News Brief Germany Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

News Brief Germany Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

News Brief:  Germany Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage!

German MPs voted by a clear majority to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, June 30, the last day of Pride Month.

After years of campaigning, things moved rather swiftly with a vote being announced, carried out, and successfully passed in just a matter of days.  No matter the rush, he vote passed by a clear majority.  393 members of parliament voted in favor of the bill, with only 296 voting against and 4 abstentions.

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News Brief: COLT Studio Founder, Jim French, Passes Away

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News Brief COLT Studio Founder Jim French Passes Away

News Brief COLT Studio Founder Jim French Passes Away

News Brief:  COLT Studio Founder, Jim French, Passes Away

Jim French, COLT Studio's founder and renowned male physique photographer and artist, passed away on Thursday at age 84.

In 1967 under the pseudonym “Rip Colt," French founded what would eventually become a gay porn empire.  As the San Fernando Valley, company grew, so did its number of products, as well as its stable of men.  COLT Studio later expanded to include under its umbrella the brands Buckshot Productions, Minute Men, Olympus Manpower, COLT Men, Spurs and COLT Studio Presents.

French managed the COLT Studio brand until 2003, when he sold the company to Prowest Media Corp.  

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News Brief: Recent Poll Shows that Size REALLY Does Matter

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News Brief Recent Poll Shows that Size REALLY Does Matter

News Brief Recent Poll Shows that Size REALLY does Matter

News Brief:  Recent Poll Shows that Size REALLY Does Matter

A poll has found that more than one in five gay men have rejected a sexual partner because of the size of their penis.

The research was carried out by gay men’s health charity GMFA, which surveyed 566 gay and bisexual men about their penis.  The polling, which was published in FS Magazine, reveals that a shocking 38% of gay men said that their penis size causes them anxiety.  Moreover, 22% admitted that they’d rejected someone because of their penis size; while 16% said they’ve had derogatory comments made about their penis.

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News Brief: Congratulations Brent Corrigan and JJ Knight!

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News Brief Brent Corrigan JJ Knight Engagement

News Brief Brent Corrigan JJ Knight Engagement

News Brief:  Congratulations Brent Corrigan and JJ Knight!

Gay porn stars Brent Corrigan and JJ Knight have announced that they are engaged!

The two actors announced their happy news on Knight’s Instagram page, where he frequently writes loving letters to his partner. In the post, which was shared alongside a picture of the couple together, Knight wrote that their lives with each other were far from “ordinary”. 

“It’s true we don’t have it as easy as ordinary couples,” he wrote.  “But I can promise you that this is no ordinary love!!  He is the man of my dreams and I am proud to call him my fiancé,” Knight added.

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News Brief: Taiwan Becomes FIRST Asian Country to Rule in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

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News Brief Taiwan FIRST Asian Country to Rule in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

News Brief:  Taiwan Becomes FIRST Asian Country to Rule in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

Taiwan has become the first Asian country to order its parliament to legalize same-sex marriage.  The highest court in the land has ruled that Article 972 of the Civil Code, which states that marriage is between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.

The parliament will now be forced to amend the laws or pass new ones to formalize the decision in favor of marriage equality.

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