Author Archives: Lucinda

Film Picks for Reeling Festival’s 30th!

Hello Risers! Today I’ve been musing over the selections for the 30th Annual Reeling Film Festival’s selection of LGBTQ showings, and have decided to share some picks that portray the complexities of male/masculine genders and sexualities.

Boys Love to Fist, Too! A Fisting Day Round Up

Holy smokes! Shame on me for not posting for last week’s International Fisting Day! What an important subject that is near and dear to my heart.

National Coming Out Day

Here at Early to Rise we wish you a happy national coming out day! We celebrate people of all genders, sizes, orientations and attractions. Whether it be your first day coming out, you know someone who’s out, or you’ve been out for a long time, this day is for all of us to be proud, happy, and embracing.

First Rocker Sells Mold of His Cock

Hallelujah! Former drummer of Skid Row Phil Varone has just signed a deal with California Exotic Novelties opening up a new line of his sex toys. The former star on Celebrity Rehab is excited to get into it!

Support a Documentary for a Local Queer Sex Worker!

So after seeing Transitioning Through Sex Work at the first ever Chicago Sex Worker Film Fest, the star and performer Jay Very needs your support to complete his project! This is a solid piece of work that needs to be exposed to audiences across the world.

Chicago Sex Worker Film Festival

Tonight, and tomorrow! And… yesterday – shoot. Well, at least I’m getting this shout out to the two most action-packed days up for this event. Sex Workers Outreach Project-Chicago is hosting this three-day festival at the Everleigh Social Club on the near West Side of the Loop. Tickets are $10 donations and support SWOP-Chicago.

The End is Queer

On August 20, Queerpocalypse will take stage at the Abbey Pub on Elston Ave and Grace St. As a (mostly) frequenter of queer dance parties, social events, and the like, this is going to be BIG.

Gay Barbarians Demand to be Disciplined by Marcus Bachmann

Today a horde of gay barbarians descended upon Michele and Marcus Bachmann’s “pray away the gay” clinic and demanded that Marcus come out and discipline them for their “deviant” behavior.

Early to Rise Lube Review Extravaganza!

Here at Early to Rise and in the Early to Bed store, we’ve seen that the majority of guys who shop go straight for the lube. And what better of a product to purchase? Lubricants are important for making things comfy for your special lady and essential for backdoor fun! So we’ve assembled our EtR contributors to tell us what folks think about the best lubes are and why.

Male Submission and Art

As some of you may of saw on our sister site, Early to Bed, this art site was posted up on the blog by Julia – but boy oh boy do I love many of these photographs on Male Submission Art as well!