Germany’s Klaus Burkart Becomes Mr Gay World 2015

Mr Gay World 2015Here he comes, Mr. Gay World!

The muscular 21-year-old from Germany, Klaus Burkart, is this year’s winner of the all-male competition held in South Africa.

The big win for Burkart comes before contenders from Australia, Cuba, Iceland and even Zambia, where homosexuality is considered illegal.

Similar to high profile beauty pageants such as Miss Universe, Gay World tested the fashion sense and athletic ability of this year’s 21 finalists. But there’s bigger issues afoot than just their looks — like gay rights. Continue reading

India’s ‘Mr Gay World’ Representative Disappears

wpid-gay-pageant-entrant_0_0India’s entrant to the Mr Gay World competition has reportedly gone into hiding with his family.

28-year-old Thahir Mohammed Sayyed was set to represent the country at the Mr Gay World 2015 contest in Knysna, South Africa.

However, after news of his participation broke, he has disappeared along with his family – after allegedly being ostracised by their local community.

India’s Supreme Court put the country’s colonial-era law criminalising sodomy back into force in December 2013, and the country’s LGBT community have reported renewed anti-gay stigma.

According to DNA India, Mr. Sayyed’s family was not at their home in Kerala, and could not be reached. Continue reading

Introducing The Winner Of Mr Gay World

id_14312Introducing The Winner Of Mr Gay World

And the winner was Mr Gay UK. And he’s hot…

Stuart Hatton Jr, 29, was once just your regular super-hot gay dance instructor. Then, last year, he entered Mr Gay UK 2013, and entered into the roller-coaster world of topless photo shoots and public votes.

Following his success in Mr Gay UK, he narrowly missed out on the title of Mr Gay Europe in June (he came third). But every success story needs setbacks (where else would we get the drama?), and that didn’t stop Stuart from seizing victory in the Mr Gay World competition.

What does it take to make it to the top? More hours of commitment than most of us can muster, that’s for sure – but until we figure out an easier way, we took a look at some of Stuart’s best selfies to try and discover a day in the life of the gay community’s newest global role-model. Check out more pictures of him below. Continue reading