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July 16, 2014

Tells GSN: 'There's no one else in my field who has done anything like this. This was my chance to break through and show 'em what I got'

He's billed as Frankie Valenti in the film Tiger Orange.

But from the first time his fans see him on screen, they will recognize him as porn star Johnny Hazzard whose titles include Wrong Side of the Tracks - parts 1 and 2.

While porn stars have generally been maligned for their lack of real acting chops, Hazzard has enjoyed solid reviews for his performance about two estranged gay brothers who struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.

February 15, 2013

Arpad Miklos has become the latest gay porn star to kill himself. So are pornography fans killing the objects of their own desires?

As the debate rages on about the effect the ‘porn epidemic’ is having on our relationships, our youth, the expectations we have of our partners and our collective insecurity over whether we are measuring up sexually, I think it is time we gave some attention to the performers themselves.

Arpad Miklos is the latest in a steady procession of gay porn stars to die prematurely. He was found dead in his New York apartment on 3 February, having committed suicide. He was 45 years old.

January 4, 2013

A former gay porn actor who found Jesus has posted an online video in which he says gay sex releases ‘demonic entities’ into the world

A former American gay porn actor who claims to have become heterosexual by embracing Christianity has released a bizarre video in which he claims that gay sex releases ‘demonic entities' into the world.

The video, entitled ‘Satan loves anal sex’ by former porn star Joseph Sciambra was posted YouTube on New Years Day.

‘I’m going to talk about the devil and why he loves anal sex,’ Sciambra says in the video.

‘Anal sex releases into the world rare demonic entities ... that even in the body could be conceived as the devil and ... given birth to anally.

November 19, 2012

Ilona Staller, also known as Cicciolina, 'little penis', launches a new movement promising same sex marriage 'in churches as well'

A former Italian porn star has founded a new political party promising same-sex marriage ‘in churches as well.’

Ilona Staller, also known as ‘Cicciolina’, has launched her new party, called D.N.A., two days ago, in Rome.

D.N.A, Democrazia, Natura e Amore (democracy, nature and love), will be the only political party running for the next general elections in March and promising same-sex marriage.

Cicciolina, who was a Member of Parliament for the Radical party in the 1980s, was one of the most famous Italian porn stars.

November 9, 2012

Bareback gay porn puts millions of viewers at risk, as well as the performers who make it, argues Alex Hopkins. Now Los Angeles citizens have voted enforce condom use

As we examine the fall-out from the re-election of Barack Obama, one thing is certain – American politics is a much more gay friendly place.

In Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin has voted in its first ever openly gay senator. An additional three gay men have joined the house of representatives and, more encouraging still, the approval of ballot initiatives means that gay people can get married in a further three states. While there’s work still to be done, the foundation for further advances in LGBT equality looks more solid than ever.

November 7, 2012

AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein said this was a massive victory for safer sex

Voters have decided gay porn stars must wear condoms in Los Angeles, it was announced today (7 November).

In perhaps one of the least publicized voters of the US elections, 55.9% of LA County people approved the law.

Speaking to the LA Times, AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein said this was a major referendum on the subject of safer sex.