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Welcome to our Next Big Thing issue. Every day we’re bombarded with news of the “the latest”, “the newest”, “the most amazing next…” So we asked our contributors and correspondents to look to their speciality fields and focus on the next big things we’re really going to appreciate.
For example, 3D porn is already here but fully interactive experiences are just around the corner. On stage, we’re looking forward to Bette Midler in Hello Dolly! and Pamela Rabe in The Testament Of Mary. It’s going to be a big year for gay content on film and television. Along with Moonlight, Call Me By Your Name and the Australian feature The Dream Children are going to make it an extraordinary year for gay film.
On the health front, there are extraordinary developments in medical technology that are going to profoundly change lives, and the food we eat is no small part of it. Then, of course, there’s the world of fashion where change is fundamental (and fun).
And let’s not forget the men and the models who are going to be heating up our
pages, our news feeds and blowing up our Instagram accounts! We hope you like what we’ve put together. Enjoy the Next Big Things!
FROM THE EDITOR – Why we still need to be loud and proud.
BURNTTOAST – INSIDE THE MINDS OF DNA READERS! EMAILS, LETTERS, TWEETS, FACEBOOK POSTS, CARRIER PIGEON DISPATCHES AND RAMBLINGS
THE STUFF WE’RE LOVING – Inside the minds of DNA readers! Emails, letters, Tweets, Fcebook posts, carrier pigeon dispatches and ramblings.
THE MONTH IN A MINUTE
MAN TO MAN – When you discover that “special connection” comes from a ball of smoke, by Mario Forgione.
THEATRE: BOOK OF MORMON – Filthy smut or the best musical ever? The Book Of Mormon is possibly both, reckons Matthew Myers.
DEAR DIVA: PROBLEMS SOLVED
THE DEPLORABLES: CRAZY QUOTES – Folks, we are not making this up!
STRAIGHT MATE: NICHOLAS GUNN – The independent Aussie film The Dream Children tells the story of a gay couple who become dads but are blackmailed by the mother. Leading man Nicholas Gunn tells Matt Myers about playing gay and filming some rather authentic sex scenes.
THE BACK PASSAGE: CELEB NUDES – 2017 is shaping up as a big year for the celebrity selfie cock shot. Just a few months in and the A-listers are dropping their pants and snapping their wangs like their mums aren’t watching!
BEING BLEMISH FREE – There is a science to clearer, calmer, spot-free skin. We asked Anthony McDonough from Lqd Skin Care to talk us through the finer, science-y points.
BODY, MIND, EARTHING
TV’S BRIDE AND PREJUDICE – Rejected by his religious parents on television’s Bride And Prejudice, Christopher Jewell tells Matthew Galea why he’s proud that his story has started a national conversation.
BRIGHT LIGHTS, BRIGHT LIGHTS – He’s the gay man singlehandedly reinventing shiny pop with a little help from his pal Elton John. Meet Bright Light, Bright Light (not his real name!) Interview by Marc Andrews.
ES COLLECTION’S SHADE – Hot from the Barcelona runway.
SUPAWEAR’S A-LEAGUE – Sportwear to feel and look smart in.
PAGING DOCTOR BRAD – TV’s dreamiest doctor and his rocky religious background.
BAD BOYS FOR LOVE – …and why we always fall for them
Christopher Coté By Kevin Slack.
DNA’s The Next Big Things
COVER BOY CHEYENNE PARKER – Cheyenne Parker is almost the quintessential DNA cover boy: that sexy smile, the gym-fit body, the curves and bulges. But there’s more to Cheyenne than what (pleasingly) meets the eye.
FILM AND TELEVISION – From the ears of Russell Tovey to the lips of Armie Hammer, there’s plenty of gay film and television to devour in 2017. Story by Andrew Potts and Andrew Creagh.
YOUR 2017 PLAYLIST – Our master of music and pop culture, Marc Andrews previews the future sounds of now.
STYLE: HOT FROM THE CATWALK – Everything old is new again. That’s the vibe from the northern hemisphere runways. seventies accents and wide-legged pants – All with a purple hue. Plus, there’s an unlikely collaboration between two super brands reports Joshua Heath.
HOT OFF THE PRESS – Some of the biggest names in gay literature and photography have longawaited releases due in 2017, reports Graeme Aitken
ON STAGE – From innovative new concepts to beloved revivals, there’s something for everyone. Matt Myers previews what’s to come in 2017.
INSTA-MEN – Who’ll be the hottest guy in the world in 2017?
VIRTUAL REALITY PORN – Your sex fantasies are closer than you think.
JOSHUA HEUSTON – From bartending to modelling’s “it boy”.
SAM CURRY – This hot UK actor is one to watch!
HEALTH – 3D printed body parts? Not science fiction.
LOCATION, LOCATION – Perth – the California of the south.
FOOD – Australian native superfoods!
LEONARDO SILVA – He’s big already in Brazil!