InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Pierre Vuala
Pierre Vuala
Pierre Vuala (image via Instagram)

Checking in with the Hunks of Instagram this weekend.

Wilhelmina model Pierre Vuala (above) had a good Sunday – hope everyone else did, too.

I’ll admit I’ve always thought Max Emerson is a knockout. Turns out I’m right:


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Bruno Tarchetti gave you morning coffee eyes:


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Jim Newman decided to just hang around in Brazil:


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Billy Reilich got in some sports ball on the beach:


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Somehow my Chevron station attendant never looks like Arizona bodybuilder Jett Wayne:


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Curtis Fitzgerald, Doctor of Dental Medicine, reminds us the goal of all this is to be our own personal best.


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News Round-Up: January 13, 2021

Kiko Riaze reconnects with nature down in Rio
Kiko Riaze reconnects with nature down in Rio
Kiko Riaze (image via Instagram)

Some news items you might have missed:

InstaHunks: Woofy Kiko Riaze (above) is reconnecting with nature down in Rio de Janeiro. Follow him on Instagram here.

Pink News: A gay man has shared a list of the top 10 bizarre, offensive things people have said to him and his husband since they became dads. “Which of you is the real dad?”

Hulu: Grammy Award nominee Andra Day looks like she’s on the verge of next-level stardom as bisexual jazz legend Billie Holiday in The United States vs. Billie Holiday, directed by Oscar winner Lee Daniels. Premieres February 26 on Hulu.

Washington Blade: President-elect Joe Biden will have his hands full upon his inauguration next week with coronavirus cases surging and impeachment proceedings in Congress, which may complicate his efforts to act on campaign promises to the LGBTQ community, especially signing the Equality Act into law with 100 days.

The Gaily Grind: An ultra-Orthodox rabbi in Israel has reportedly urged his followers not to get the potentially lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines because it might “turn them” gay.

Variety: Actor Brendan Fraser will star in the film adaptation of the critically acclaimed Samuel D. Hunter Broadway play The Whale about a 600-pound middle-aged man who turns to compulsive eating out of grief from losing his lover.

Equality NC: The Town Council of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has approved an ordinance broadly protecting members of the LGBTQ community from discrimination. The victory comes in the same week that Hillsborough, NC and Carrboro, NC passed similar ordinances. Municipalities regained the freedom to pass such measures on December 1, 2020, following the expiration of a key prong of HB142.

Instagram Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Bruno Tarchetti in Brazil (via Instagram)

Catching up with some of my favorite InstaHunks…

It seems like everyone is down in Brazil this week. You could title beefy Bruno Tarchetti‘s pic (above) ‘Bear takes flight in Brazil.”

Kiko Riaze is attending the Revolution Party down at Carnival in Rio de Janiero:

Sexy Eliad Cohen took his uber-popular Papa Party world tour down to Rio for Carnival as well:


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@papaworldtour Carinval @theweekriodejaneiro 💥 📸 @igoramota Body painting by @vitor_martinez

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And Max Souza is giving you COSTUME down in Rio for Carnival as he expressed his appreciation for the invite to take part:

International pop star Ricky Martin declared he was ready for Miami (but was Miami ready for Ricky?):


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Hello #Miami. @premiolonuestro I’m ready. 📷 : @danielavesco

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Emmy Award-winning choreographer Travis Wall flew high above Hawaii:

Karlitos Amarilla says “Life is prettier on the beach!” If this is the view, I’d be inclined to agree:


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Por que la vida es más bonita en la playa!!! ☀️

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John Travolta recently joined ‘Mr. Worldwide’ himself, Pitbull, onstage in concert. Posted this twin bald pic from backstage:


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A knight hugged a dame as Sir Elton John welcomed Dame Olivia Newton-John to his concert in Melbourne:


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There is nothing like a Dame ❤️🚀 @therealonj 🚀❤️#EltonFarewellTour 📷: @bengibsonphoto

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News Round-Up: January 23, 2020

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Some news items you might have missed:

InstaHunks: When you look like Brazilian tourism expert Kiko Riaze (above), I’ll FIND something in my house that needs to be painted. Follow Riaze on Instagram here.

HuffPost: L.A. Law star Harry Hamlin said he’s proud of his role in the groundbreaking 1982 gay flick Making Love but believes the film was ahead of its time. “It was like 10 years too early and it completely ended my career. That was the last studio picture I ever did. The door shut with a resounding smash.”

The Advocate: A month after the Hallmark Channel’s dust-up with LGBTQ people over removing an ad for Zola wedding planning that featured a lesbian wedding, the company’s president and CEO, Bill Abbott, has stepped down.

Out Music: The Pet Shop Boys new album Hotspot drops tomorrow, January 24, and in advance of that release we get to step behind the velvet rope for their new single “Monkey Business.“

Set in a sexy nightclub and featuring a wild bunch of characters who eventually end up in a champagne fight, the tribe bust their best moves on a dance floor straight out of Saturday Night Fever.

New York Times: Despite their fiery history on the debate stage, Sen. Kamala Harris of California is considering endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden for the Democratic nominee for president. Great – then he can pick her for veep duties and they’ll win.

BroadwayWorld: In a tribute to longtime GRAMMY executive producer Ken Ehrlich, and to acknowledge the importance of music education in schools to the Recording Academy, GRAMMY Museum® and Ehrlich, artists associated with Ehrlich’s 40-year career will gather to perform “I Sing The Body Electric” from the film Fame. The performance will feature current nominees Camila Cabello, Gary Clark Jr. and John Legend joined by Debbie Allen, Joshua Bell, Common, Misty Copeland, Lang Lang, Cyndi Lauper, Ben Platt, and The War And Treaty.

People: Did Prince Charles diss Vice President Mike Pence as he made his way down an assembly line of world leaders at the World Holocaust Forum?