Haiyan and the Shattered Surfboards

All is SWELL… I grew up in a country composed of 7,107 islands with the most beautiful beaches and happiest people on Earth… thePhilippines. The Philippines is well-known because of it’s tropical maritime climate and one-of-a-kind culture. This country is also known as the summer capital on Earth, which is usually humid and hot, and… Continue reading Haiyan and the Shattered Surfboards

Russia’s anti-gay law target of vodka boycott as Olympic pressure ramps up

NEW YORK — Russian vodka and the Winter Olympics in Sochi. For now, those are the prime targets as gays in the United States and elsewhere propose boycotts and other tactics to convey their outrage over Russia’s intensifying campaign against gay-rights activism. At many gay bars across North America, owners have joined a campaign to… Continue reading Russia’s anti-gay law target of vodka boycott as Olympic pressure ramps up

Did a Straight White Guy Produce This? (No points for the right answer)

Many of you have probably heard or seen the recent video Roxy did to promote the Roxy Pro Biarritz 2013.  It’s a bit of soft core porn with a “mystery” female surfer showing her very attractive bottom, bare back and tanned legs for almost 2 minutes.   Does she actually do any surfing?  Well, no.  But… Continue reading Did a Straight White Guy Produce This? (No points for the right answer)

Gay Right in Obama’s Presidential Inauguration Speech – Jan. 21, 2013

http://youtu.be/eOSqRa7dAiA President Obama made history in his inaugural address today mentioning the word “gay” and the issue of gay rights for the first time in a speech at the presidential swearing in. “Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law for if we are… Continue reading Gay Right in Obama’s Presidential Inauguration Speech – Jan. 21, 2013

Between Tubes and Taboos (english Version)

“Originally published by TRIP magazine Brazil – 24.10.2011 | By Sara Stopazzolli” – Thanks to Victor for the translation! Click here to read the article in Portuguese (original Version) The world of surf is way funnier than the stereotypes that are intended to us to believe – as a social network with more than 3.000… Continue reading Between Tubes and Taboos (english Version)

“Totally Gay”, by Brad Melekian

Thanks to @wavvves , we found this article written by Brad Melekian, called “Totally Gay” and published in 2007, about brad’s friend’s coming out story as a gay surfer who thought he was the only gay surfer in the world… They probably have heard of GaySurfers.net by now, but just to make sure I would… Continue reading “Totally Gay”, by Brad Melekian

The secret sexuality of surfing

Published by TRACKS magazine, Australia. May 2011. (Read the Full version here) It’s a secret. It’s surfIng. and It’s sexual. fark, It’s a headlIner rod cunthorpe would gIve hIs crusty rIght gonad for. Words By the fly. Surfing’s latest so-called dark secret was going down quietly long before surf legend cum gender bender peter drouyn… Continue reading The secret sexuality of surfing