Homoerotic publishing house Bruno Gmuender has a lot of hot titles on offer for 2010, including Domenico Cennamo’s photographic essay Before The Game, focused on the male locker room, and Mustang’s Cruising Ground, filled with muscles, tough men and lots of testosterone. There’s plenty more to suit every fetish and taste. info: www.brunogmuender.com
Feel like dancing? Head to the Colombian Hotel on Mondays for same-sex salsa. Bring a partner or come by yourself and you’ll get paired up. Beginners dance at 8pm, intermediate at 7.15pm and at 9pm the venue takes on a club atmosphere where you can show off all your newly-acquired skills. It’s $15 per person or $25 for a couple.
Bears ON SUNDAY
From 4pm-9pm each Sunday at the Lord Roberts Hotel, the Harbour City Bears present Bears On Sunday. It’s a relaxed vibe with furry fun and chilled music, plus a weekly HCB prize draw. Free bar snacks and free entry.
SHAKE YER JELLY
Slick gay men’s jelly wrestling, is still going at the Clarence Hotel — now on Fridays from 9pm. Blokes have the chance to win a trip for two to Hamilton Island for their troubles. Entry is $5.
info: Contestant entry forms are available to download from www.clarencehotel.com.au
POOL AT SADDLE BAR
Cue up at Saddle Bar’s pool competition every Thursday night from 9pm. Have a relaxed, friendly game (or two) of pool in a chilled pub environment. Big prizes to be won — $100 first prize, $50 for the runner-up. Saddle Bar at the Midnight Shift, 85 Oxford St.