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Sex Toy Manufacturers Talk Gay Market Trends

Sex Toy Manufacturers Talk Gay Market Trends
As 2016 continues to unfold, manufacturers are rolling out more toys and sexy gear for gay couples and for solo use. Product creators are weighing in on the evolution of this category. According to Ryan Fraga, director of sales and marketing at Oxballs, one of the most appealing new products for ga... More »

Creative Forces Expand Gay Industry’s Reach

Creative Forces Expand Gay Industry’s Reach
A handful of notable names in gay adult are breaking beyond XXX and expanding into markets and spaces previously off-limits to erotica. Internet-savvy producers, directors and stars are using their social-media reach to carve out new markets and reach a larger, more diverse audience. Here are a few ... More »

Q&A With Oxballs' Owner Stephen Lane

Q&A With Oxballs' Owner Stephen Lane
Oxballs, a specialty manufacturer of men’s sex toys, was born with a fashion sense. Company founder Stephen Lane, aka “Ox,” took his expertise from designing men’s apparel to create what has become a widely recognizable brand within the gay community. With an emphasis on uniq... More »

Hot House Director Nick Foxx Edges His Way to the Top

Hot House Director Nick Foxx Edges His Way to the Top
Nick Foxx is happy to admit it: He loves rimming. “It’s just something I really enjoyed early on. It gets me right off. I’ve actually gotten so turned on once eating an ass that I came without touching myself,” he says. “In my eight years of directing, you have no idea... More »

Making an Impression: Trenton Ducati Continues to Diversify His Brand

Making an Impression: Trenton Ducati Continues to Diversify His Brand
We’ve seen Trenton Ducati in a doctor’s office before, giving an exam to patient Landon Conrad in the sterile confines of HH General — all part of Hot House’s hit “My Doctor Sucks.” But when Ducati found himself naked in a similar office in Texas in May, the circu... More »

Book of Landon: All-Time Great Eyes End of Remarkable Career

Book of Landon: All-Time Great Eyes End of Remarkable Career
His is a unique story in the gay porn world — one that at first glance seems too tempting to actually be true. Well-raised Mormon son grows up in the suburbs of Salt Lake City and spends an inquisitive childhood frolicking in the fields exploring his love of nature. He grows up and explores a ... More »

The Boys (and Movies) of Summer

The Boys (and Movies) of Summer
Remember the old days when gay pride festivals were easy to keep track of? “Prides have gotten so big and are in so many different places — they now start in May and they end in September! So there’s lots of stuff happening,” says Chi Chi LaRue. “I’m crazy busy d... More »

GLBT Brands, Personalities Appeal to Broad Scope of Sexualities

GLBT Brands, Personalities Appeal to Broad Scope of Sexualities
The decision to sell dildos and cock rings is fraught with many of the same questions of specificity that plague any retail shop. Does one focus sales on a particular segment of the buying public, refining that demographic as narrowly as you can and be perceived not only as working for that communit... More »

Treasure Island Continues Its Salute to Oral Sex

Treasure Island Continues Its Salute to Oral Sex
It all started in 2001, when “Bones for Cumpuppy” showed a different side of Treasure Island Media — one strictly dedicated to oral sex aficionados. Since then, the studio has made an effort to keep fellatio fans happy — with series like “Damon Blows America,” &ld... More »

Nine Reasons You’re Having Trouble Getting Good Press

Nine Reasons You’re Having Trouble Getting Good Press
I’ve covered the adult industry as a journalist for more than 10 years, been backstage at award shows and front row at obscenity trials, and nothing I’ve seen shocks me more than the way the porn industry deals press. (And vice versa.) A few years ago, I got a frantic call from an old f... More »

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