Conner Habib!

Everyone’s favourite college instructor turned porn star, Conner Habib has signed on to Straight Guys. Blogger, NewNowNext Sexpert, prolific Vine-er, Conner can provide an articulate, intelligent (and handsome) insight into the world of gay porn, and into gay men’s attraction to straight guys. If you haven’t already, check out his fantastic blog here. Progress!

Money Money Money pt. 2

More great news: Straight Guys was just awarded a Social Studies and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC – pronounced ‘shirk’ for those in the know) Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship!  The long title comes with a weighty sum: $17,500! SSHRC “seeks to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students […]

Dr. Sharif Mowlabocus

Over the last week I travelled to London, UK, to meet with Professor Sharif Mowlabocus.  Dr. Mowlabocus is a professor of Media Studies at the University of Sussex in Brighton and is the author of Gaydar Culture and multiple articles in academic journals and anthologies. Sharif took time out of his busy schedule to meet with […]

Money Money Money

Success! Straight Guys is the recipient of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship, which is $15,000!  I’m so honoured and pleased that my little gay porn project got chosen amongst so many interesting stories and research.  It’s a huge validation of my research and will allow me to travel and produce this film the way I had imagined. […]

Jeffrey Escoffier

Jeffrey Escoffier, author of Bigger Than Life: The History Of Gay Porn Cinema From Beefcake to Hardcore and American Homo: Community and Perversity took the time to speak to me in his Brooklyn home. We spoke about the evolution of gay porn from the 70s with the emergence of hard core, to the 80s when the AIDS crisis […]