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Boyz was a very different publication to today when it launched in with a naked pin up, contact ads, an Agony Uncle and lots of articles about coming out, relationships and gay sex - as well as its strong editorial coverage of the gay scene. The news page, In The Know, received particular attention when it was the first to break a story of three young gay porn stars being infected with HIV on a British porn shoot. Interview by Dave Cross Sam Callahan first came to public attention when he appeared in the live shows In more recent years Luke Till edited the title. It seems that a new team took over the running of the magazine and most of the sexually explicit content, such as the 'Backroom Boy' pin-up, was taken out. The magazine was launched in the summer of , at a time of expansion for the gay scene in Britain; with the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality brought in by the Act and the increased prosperity of the s, many more gay bars and pubs were opening.
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Brighton Brighton Pride update Spring has sprung which means we are hurtling towards summer at high warp, covering Me, myself and I: Theatre Liza Pulman sings Streisand: Theatre Cry Havoc at the Park Theatre: Theatre Like an Angel: Press night review by Stephen Vowles After Edward, starring and written by Tom Stuart, is an atmospheric, smart and sophisticated In Pictures.
Drag Idol at The Two Brewers: The Old Ship: The Royal Vauxhall Tavern: The Yard Coventry: Sunday 17 March Two weekends ago we headed North with a green glint in our eye and Film 56 Dean Street: Film He Loves Me: Film review by Jack Cline. HIV and Health. Each month in Boyz the team from NAM aidsmap report the latest news on Instead, the magazine introduced an increased number of pages of photographs from recent scene happenings and a dedicated news page; the number of features on subjects not directly related to the scene such as grooming, health and partnership were reduced to just one or two per week.
Although the new format magazine abandoned its more explicit content, adverts for male escorts and erotic phonelines continued, perhaps due to the amount of revenue they raised for the publishers, although male escorts adverts and premium rate telephone lines were entirely dropped by The size of the contact ads section was drastically reduced in ; the publication no longer offered a service for replying to box numbers by post.
The news page, In The Know, received particular attention when it was the first to break a story of three young gay porn stars being infected with HIV on a British porn shoot.
The magazine was launched in the summer of , at a time of expansion for the gay scene in Britain; with the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality brought in by the Act and the increased prosperity of the s, many more gay bars and pubs were opening. A magazine to help people new to the scene navigate around it became a necessity, especially as this function was not provided by existing publications such as the Pink Paper.
The original format of Boyz was tabloid-size newsprint with some pages in colour but it has been an A4 full colour magazine since From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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In a few weeks Boyz will be launching its own friendship site called Beboyz Travel Travel: Think again! Open Sea Cruises hosts a seven-night cruise around the Community Come on over, come on over baby: Film and DVD Film review by Jack Cline This artful gay romance has almost no dialogue, consisting of gorgeous footage of two Film Review of The year in film by Jack Cline has seen many films of interest to Boyz readers released, many with a Eating Out Eating Out Eating Out: Eating Out Food for thought: Eating Out Terrific tapas in the heart of Mayfair: