A Few Videos From Gran Canaria

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Here is a Jeffrey climbing to the top of the dunes. I nearly dropped dead but my readers are worth it!

And from the bottom of the dunes. The sign says Nudista Ar…

And our final evening on the island:

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On the Beach In Gran Canaria

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Hello again from Gran Canaria where the Gay Groom has been spending the last week. Sadly, all must end tomorrow.

Here is a vlog (did I use that term correctly?) I made at the beach yesterday…

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Greetings from Gran Canaria

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We are in the midst of our Spain vacation. Today I was on the dunes of the Gran Canaria beach.

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I’m Packin’

I’m off to Spain for two weeks!

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What The Atlantis Gay Cruisers Were Reading This Year

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When packing for a gay cruise, some of the essentials you will find in a gay man’s bag are a skimpy swimsuit, sunscreen, flip flops, (hopefully) condoms, an industrial-sized bottle of lube and last, but certainly not least, a book.

So what were the erudite young (and not so young) gay men taking to read on this year’s Atlantis cruise? Turns out that the selection this year was as varied as the men on board…

Read my entire article on the Xtra Daily website by clicking here.

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My Book Is On Top Of the “Hottest Summer Reads” List!

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HotSpot “Hottest Summer Reads” List.

To read the entire Hotspot article, click here.

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Warning: Bare Asses Ahead! Toronto World Pride 2014 (Photo Blog)

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Miss Conception’s World Pride Party

Since I am running out of space for photos on The Gay Groom (3GB limit), I had to create the new blog “Jeffrey Luscombe” here at WordPress.com specifically for photos.  No worries, The Gay Groom ain’t going nowhere!

To see all my Toronto World Pride 2014 photos click here.

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A little rain during World Pride. Then this happened…

Will post World Pride photos ASAP.

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5 Novels Set In Hamilton (Spoiler: I’m at the top of the list!)

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Here I am at the top of the list in today’s CBC News article on Hamilton and literature: “With its mysterious past and ‘rough edges,’ Steeltown is a literary character unto itself.”

For Jeffrey Luscombe, Hamilton isn’t just a dot on the map or a place to set his novel. It’s a living, breathing character of its own.

The Hamilton-born Luscombe used the city for his 2012 novel Shirts and Skins, a coming-of-age story about a gay youth growing up in Hamilton’s industrial west end. It features the steel mills that line the bay, the smoke stacks and the brick buildings, and the city’s time-honoured working class…

To read the full CBC article click here.

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Working for LGBT Rights in Uganda

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Richard Lusimbo, Ugandan LGBTI Activist

Richard Lusimbo is a gay Ugandan living in the capital city of Kampala who works with SMUG (Sexual Minorities Uganda), an LGBTI non- government organization founded in March 2004 to address Human Rights Issues based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Uganda. Currently, the network comprises 18-member organizations and eight LGBTI human rights defenders in Uganda, all working to advocate for the rights of LGBTI Ugandans. Their vision is “a liberated lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people of Uganda”…

To read the rest of my interview with Lusimbo click here.

Jeffrey, The Gay Groom

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