• Fighting Words: An Interview With Shad Smith

    Fighting Words: An Interview With Shad Smith

    Seven years ago, Shad Smith accidentally became the first mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter to come out publicly via a New York Times feature. The story further catapulted the former felon and reformed addict into stardom and brought even greater attention to the MMA world. Long before it was in vogue for sports stars to […]

  • Worth the Weight: An Interview with Bodytek's Mikey Verdugo

    Worth The Weight: An Interview With Bodytek’s Mikey Verdugo

    The Wilton Manors location of Bodytek Fitness is nestled snugly between a performing arts theater and an architectural firm along the N Dixie Highway fork connecting to NE 24th Street. The mirrors lining the interior are enough to inspire a Flashdance fantasy. Abandoned circular balance trainers, trampolines, towers of aerobic steps and stretches of exercise […]

  • Lost in Translation: Yukioh, South Florida's Latin Dance Pop Sensation

    Lost In Translation: Yukioh, SoFlo’s Latin Dance Pop Sensation

    Miami resident and dance pop singer Yukioh is a ball of energy always ready to entertain a crowd with his fun and exotically artistic performances. “I love to entertain,” Yukioh expresses with deep passion. “I don’t necessarily need to be the best singer, dancer or musician, only the best entertainer.” Yukioh started his life as […]

  • Like a Roland Stone(wall): An Interview with Director Roland Emmerich

    Like a Roland Stone(wall): An Interview With Director Roland Emmerich

    Roland Emmerich, known for action-packed blockbusters such as Independence Day, might not be the first name that comes to mind to direct a movie about the Stonewall riots, which marked the launch of the modern day LGBT rights movement as we know it. However, that didn’t prevent the openly gay filmmaker from trying his hand […]

  • The Ultimate Guy: Aydian Dowling Sets the Record Straight

    The Ultimate Guy: Aydian Dowling Sets The Record Straight

    Fitness model, activist and founder of Point 5CC Clothing Aydian Dowling has had one hell of a year. Aside from being a hopeful to cover Men’s Health, Dowling is helping to redefine how the world thinks about gender. Here, he sets the record straight about the power of activism, the dark side of transgender visibility, […]

  • Home Sweet Hollywood: Cover Model Brian Bray

    Home Sweet Hollywood: Cover Model Brian Bray

    Cover model Brian Bray is miles away from the grit and industry of his home in New York City. Donning Todd Sanfield underwear, Bray made himself right at home in a stunning beach house in Hollywood, Florida in front of the lens of photographer Jay Alexander. “In New York, I shot with various photographers and […]