Tumblr may be the greatest time sink ever invented. You can lose yourself in communities devoted to your favorite shows, movies, bands and stars. It’s also a gay mecca, combining humor, news, hot guys, and yes, lots and lots of porn. Part of the joy of Tumblr is its randomness. Depending on who you follow, scrolling through your Dashboard can yield Pokemon, naked models, and the lyrics to your favorite song in one twist of the wheel. You never know what might pop up.
We’ve compiled a list of our favorite gay interest Tumblrs for you to follow covering the breadth of what the system has to offer. Well, most of the breadth. Due to our charter, some excellent Tumblrs that have nudity and R+ related content didn’t make the cut. But finding those really isn’t that difficult, and we’re sure you can manage. And we bet you have favorites of your own you’d like to share in the comments.
If you’re looking for the latest sexy male models, celebrities with their shirts off, and generally the hottest men in the entertainment field, this is the place to be. Fresh faces, GIFs, and beautiful people doing the things that make us lust after them, the selection ranges from Hollywood stars to runway models you may have seen but never knew their names. It’s endless eye candy.
Chris has carved out a niche for himself with some of the best GLBT political reporting out there, from his time with LawDork, to MetroWeekly, and now Buzzfeed. His Tumblr will not only bring you his stories for Buzzfeed, but often the breaking news before he has time to form it into his trademark analysis. Plus, he goes places you don’t generally get to, be it the White House Briefing Room to Buzzfeed Brews, and he takes you there with him, in images and words. On top of all that, Chris is one of the nicest guys in the business.
Actor, activist, comedian, and all around renaissance man, this Tumblr tends to be updated weekly, with some of the deeper thoughts behind politics, gay rights, and sometimes just expanding on online conversations he’s had on Twitter. What is guaranteed is that there will be an honest, thoughtful read on a serious topic without it being like reading in college. You’ll probably learn something.
This is run by the same social media person that made George Takei‘s Facebook page required reading. It touches on gay rights, Broadway, television, and general internet comedy. It generally provides you with a laugh at exactly the moment you needed it, so you can get back to procrastinating about doing some actual work.