Australian surf photographer and journalist John Witzig documented some of the most important events in surfing through the 1960s and 70s. I remember reading that John was gay in an article by Nick Carroll. So when he came down to Sydney for another photo exhibition, I decided to introduce myself and ask him a few… Continue reading Interview with John Witzig
We are very excited that the 3 minute TEASER video http://outinthelineup.com/ for the documentary ”OUT in the line-up” has been selected to be screened at the opening night of the 2013 Rio Film Festival on 4th July! The first opening event is private and only for the press and the directors of the films in… Continue reading World premiere of “OUT in the line-up” TEASER at the 2013 Rio Film Festival !
We’re pleased to be among the participants at the 2nd annual Nike LGBT summit next week in Portland and meeting people from college and professional sports, media, sports organizations and athletes all committed to ending LGBT bias in sports. As part of the conference we’ve been asked to consider three questions. We have… Continue reading GS to attend 2nd annual Nike LGBT summit!
Some time ago I wrote an article entitled “Queer Waves” in which I explained some of my experiences of, discussions about, and attitudes towards homosexuality and surfing. I’ve also written about gender, sexuality and growing up as a surfer in a book entitled Notes for a Young Surfer (2010). Subsequently, I have been asked questions… Continue reading Is there homophobia in surfing ? by Clifton Evers
Super Stoked that Surfer Magazine is giving us Gay Surferssome support and you can too! [Trailer: Out in the Lineup] On Monday, NBA center Jason Collins published an eloquent essay on Sports Illustrated’s website in which he revealed to the sports world that he’s gay. Collins is now the long-anticipated first active male athlete in a major American… Continue reading GAY SURFERS SPEAK UP ABOUT HOMOPHOBIA IN UPCOMING DOCUMENTARY
Don shot this video of me surfing yesterday near Point Plomer
The video is finally released – thanks to all the members of GS who sent their footage! December 2011 Music by GUNG HO, a young band from Brisbane making nostalgic surf inspired catchy indie jams – (Buy on iTunes) To license this song contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out Jonathan’s new design on t-shirts and hoodies… and get one in the store
On Saturday May 12th, the members form San Diego organized a BBQ and party on top of the cliff at Black’s Beach.