DNA Magazine | #210 – The TRAVEL Issue
Pack your sexiest swimwear and your sunnies, this issue we’re off to the magical Maldives. In DNA #210, a special travel issue, we serve up some serious beachside babeness as cover model Alexander Dorokhov shows off the latest in resort fashion while recharging his (already beautiful) body in the wellness and relaxation bliss of The Maldives’ amazing spas.
We get to know the charming Ibrahim in Egypt’s old city of Alexandria, discover regional Australia’s hidden gay gems, head to the snow in New Zealand for gay ski week, and visit a “straight friendly” boutique hotel chain. There’s also 20 Things We Love About Canada, which may make you want to visit to the land of Justins and Ryans!
Your heartstrings will be strummed by 21-year-old musician Jaimie Wilson, your hips will be moved by Aussie hunk Sam Sparro and his tribute to George Michael, and you’ll go weak at the knees for twinkalicious boyband GNTLMN when you heard their version of a famous Carpenters’ song.
Dear Diva lays down some relationship rules, and Dr Zac helps check your prostate health. For global Pride month, we wave a few of the LGBTI+ flags that celebrate the great biodiversity of our community.
FROM THE EDITOR – Despite the hateful commentary, people of faith are not always our enemies.
BURNTTOAST: READERS’ LETTERS
MARGARET COURT REBUKE
THE MONTH IN A MINUTE
THE DEPLORABLES: SAY WHAT? – Who cranked the crazies’ chain this month??!
THEATRE: ONLY HEAVEN KNOWS – What happens when religious belief and atheism collide in a hospital ward?
DEAR DIVA’S ADVICE – Trouble in paradise? Diva lays down the law!
DR ZAC: PROSTATE HEALTH – This month is prostate awareness month so Dr Zac explains what and where it is, and what to check for good prostate health.
STRAIGHT MATE: KIP BAMBLIN – From ballet boy to television hunk, Kip Gamblin is now armed and dangerous in the Bodyguard opposite Paulini. He holstered long enough to talk to Matt Myers about his career.
BACK PASSAGE: THE FLAGS OF…? – June is LGBTI Pride month around the world, commemorating the Stonewall Riots of 1969. Dna waves just a few of the flags that celebrate the great biodiversity of the LGBTI world.
GNTLMN – With impressive pop credentials (they’re related to the Carpenters and Chicago) GNTLMN are ready to rule. Interview by Marc Andrews.
JAIMIE WILSON – At 21, musician Jaimie Wilson has been attracting plenty of Instagram attention, not just for transitioning from female to male, but because he’s also incredibly hot. Interview by Marc Andrews.
OUR SKI WEEK SCRAPBOOK – Unforgettable gay ski week fun!
THE MALDIVES – The spectacular island chain, its world-class resorts, Senova, W and Six Senses, their spas, wellness treatments and crazy luxuries!
GETTING OUT THERE – How international LGBT travellers are discovering regional Australia’s hidden gay gems.
WHY WE LOVE CANADA – The Justins, the Ryans, the Mounties, the maple syrup – and a pancake stack of good reasons to visit.
STAYING GAY – There’s nothing in the closet at an Axel Hotel, the “straight friendly” boutique chain.
THE OLD CITY – Discovering the forgotten heart of Egypt’s port city of Alexandria.
ENDLESS HORIZON – 10 pages of eye-popping resort wear.
ROOM WITH A VIEW… – Model Dmitry Horobetz shot by Stas Vokman.