Morris is the executive editor of GuySpy.com and one of the founders. He is also a filmmaker, writer, and sometimes television personality. He has traveled the world with his multi-award winning, first feature film, Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride and is currently developing his next full-length project; hoping that it too will take him to all corners of the earth.
David Toussaint is the Senior Editor of GuySpy.com and the author of “The Gay Couple’s Guide to Wedding Planning” (Sellers Publishing, 2012), the number one Pop Culture Kindle book, “Toussaint!” (Stay Thirsty Media, 2009), and “Gay and Lesbian Weddings: Planning the Perfect Same-Sex Ceremony” (Random House, 2004). A former travel writer and editor for Conde Nast Publications, Toussaint’s next book, “DJ: The Dog Who Rescued Me,” comes out in September 2013. Toussaint is also a professional playwright, director, and actor.
A multi-faceted performer, Colton Ford recently completed a dizzying variety of projects as a singer, songwriter, model, and actor. In addition to releasing two hit full-length albums, “Tug of War” and “Under the Covers,” he was featured on international producers Chris Reece and Misha Daniels’ 2010 albums and has two new singles out receiving critical acclaim: “Music Always Gets You Back” (Colton vs. Razor & Guido) and “Let Me Live Again” (w/Wawa). Ford was listed in AfterElton.com’s Top 50 Gay Male Musicians and made his off-Broadway debut in November 2011. On Twitter @ColtonFordMusic
Philip Fusco is a commercial and lifestyle fitness model, and up and coming actor based in New York City. He started modeling at the age of 17 when his images were discovered on MySpace. He has since worked with numerous underwear lines and fashion designers and has been on the cover of various lifestyle and fitness magazines. He launched his own YouTube Channel in 2013 to share his fitness knowledge and inspire his fans to each their potential and be the best they can be.
NEW MUSIC GUYD
Connor is a fresh pair of eyes and ears with an expansive taste in music and an insatiable appetite for being the first to find what’s new. He accredits himself for being one of the first to jump on the Lana Del Rey band wagon and says he was quoting mean girls far before it was fetch. Having spent the past couple years traveling the world he is on the hunt for upcoming artists and titles yet to be explored. Keep your eyes and ears open for his articles on all things unheard and soon to be overplayed. Have an artist you’d like to see Connor review? Email him directly at connor (at) guyspy.com
ELECTRONIC MUSIC GUYD
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Phil Marriott is GuySpy’s Electronic Music Guyd, and he sure knows his stuff. For the last five years, Phil was the evening show presenter on GaydarRadio, where he was also Head Of Music. Working as a DJ, radio presenter and writer for over fifteen years, Phil continues to play internationally, across London (currently at Manbar, Kazbar and Tonker) and throughout the UK. Phil was a Freelance Music Journalist for entertainment weekly, Footloose Magazine, as well as glossy entertainment monthlies, Splash and South Central, writing music reviews and features, including interviews with artists such as Dubstar, Skunk Anansie, Suede, Utah Saints and Republica. Phil’s recent DJ work has seen him play for XXL, Onyx, Beartrap and SupermartXe (London) and The Dragon (Dublin). He also supported the legendary Tiesto at London’s Victoria Park in 2010.
Kevin Ireland has blogged about politics and music since 2007. He and has partner have lived in Atlanta, Boston and then Atlanta for the past 27 years. They hope to some day take advantage of the 1,000+ federal benefits that they help subsidize for married couples across America.
Keith is a former radio personality who now works as an online TV show host, Voice Over Artist, occasional print model, and commercial production director for a group of radio stations in Dallas. Born and bred on the blueblood streets of Boston, Keith partied his way through much of his life (and the country), and then managed to get sober in January 2003 after hitting a firetruck with his car. He lives to tell his story today so that might help others suffering from the same disease he does. He says If he can do it, anyone can. Trust him. Got a question for Keith? Email him directly at askaguyd @ guyspy.com
In 2009, London’s ‘QX Gay Club Magazine’ called David Parker “the ultimate expert in this field.” In millennium year 2000 London’s Weekly Listing Magazine TIME OUT called him “Clubland’s Therapist”, and in 1998 in Stockholm, Sweden, David’s own LGBT Personal Development Programme ‘Queer Love Quest’ was invited by Europride to be the first personal growth programme onto any official Europride itinerary. Trained as a Loving Relationship Training Coach in 1988, David has led seminars on all five continents specialising in Relationship Recovery, Addictions, Codependency and Lifestyle changes. Skype-coaching is his forte, humour his weapon and emotional intelligence his goal for all.
Andrew Tibbetts is a part-time writer, a part-time psychotherapist, a part-time professor of social work, a part-time gay father of three kids and can you tell he has attention-deficit? His short fiction has been published in Canadian Literary Journals and has gotten him nominated three times for a National Magazine Award–once winning! He lives in Toronto.
MOVIE & TECH GUYD
Jay Catterson recently finished his Masters degree in microbiology and now teaches full-time as a college biology instructor. Jay is an avid social media maven; he is the official “Social Media Socialite” of the Vancouver Queer Film Festival, and has worked with the Vancouver International Film Festival on their social networking campaign. He also documents his daily escapades on his blog, *Science Of Smut,* and his rampant tweets on Twitter. Fun, witty, intellectual, a great sense of style … what more can you want in a Guyd?
SOCIAL MEDIA GUYD
Go-go dancer some nights, part time-model, Designer, fashionista, party animal, socialite & of course your ULTIMATE Social Media Whore. I am GuySpy’s Social Media manager and official Social Media GUYD!
Charlie David is a film and television producer and personality. He is a novelist and world explorer who enjoys recruiting guys for his gay motorbike gang, fumbling his French in Montréal, and meditating on manifesting his inner Super Hero.
Al Bel is a freelance writer, globetrotter, artist and actor. He’s worked for the New York based ‘Nest’ magazine and in his last movie, played a Transsexual nun. He’s free spirited and divides his time between New York, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Mexico City and Stockholm. Al lived in New York for more than ten years, and so far he has visited 48 out of the 50 states in the USA -Alaska and Hawaii to go.
UK Culture Guyd
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Niall McMurray is a former editor of the pioneering LGBT newspaper One80news and pop columnist for monthly magazine 3SIXTY, though he freely admits to getting these roles mixed up from time to time. Now freelance, he concentrates on writing about things that no self-respecting forty year gay man should have an interest in: Taylor Swift, basically. You can keep up with him on Twitter @NiallMcM or just hang around South London long enough, either should work.
Ted Peterson is a video game designer and screenwriter. With his partner of six years, Peterson fostered and then adopted a little boy, Mikey, who turned three in September. Peterson is also working on his first novel.
Along with his busy career as an actor and writer in Los Angeles, David has been helping people unclutter and simplify their lives the last few years through his personal organization business, “ADDRESS THE MESS.” He enjoys donating his services to raise money for charity and loves changing people’s lives.
Centaur is the premiere record label specializing in dance and pop music with an emphasis on gay and lesbian artists and DJs. Celebrating 15 years in business, Centaur is proud to have been the first indie to receive a Grammy Award nomination for Best Dance Song with “When Will You Learn,” by Boy George. Centaur Music is also the leading producer of benefit/charity albums and the top choice of gay consumers since 1997, introducing some of the nation’s most popular CD brands, including Global Groove, POPULAR, Party Groove, Pride, Fire Island Classics, White Party, and Dance With Angels. Centaur also specializes in soundtracks to gay films, including “Latter Days,” “Circuit,” and “Kiss The Bride.”
Brett Edward Stout is a writer and author who lives in New York City. He previously served in the US Marines. In 2008 he published his first novel, “Sugar-baby Bridge.”
POP CULTURE GUYDS
With Homorazzi.com‘s fresh perspective, readers get and innovative take on the world around them. The site is part blog, part editorial, 100% attitude. Homorazzi.com features cast members – dedicated to bringing our readers fresh, exciting content everyday. We share our opinions and recaps on our favorite shows, update you on everything from the latest movies, trends, and sex symbols (to name a few), and get up close and personal with some of your favorite celebs. Get to know us. Love us. Hate us. Relate to us. Whether you’re gay or straight or in between, we hope you enjoy our witt, charm, and humanity.
Ilias Athanasopoulosis, blogger and event organiser is our Greek Guyd, bringing GuySpyers all the inside knowledge from this beautiful and pretty damn sexy part of the world. Ilias has written for gogayworld, gaytravel, pinkchoice, and friendlyplaces. He organised the 1st Gay Culture Festival in Skiathos last year, and is now working for the ‘Greece and Skiathos Seduction Festival 2013,’ which brings together guys from all over the world for a week of parties, music, culture and Greek hospitality.
GuySpy’s very own Private Eye is looking at you, watching you, reporting on your every move. If he spots something tawdry, cheap, or—God forbid—tacky, he’ll cover the story and put it in print. We here at GuySpy know the importance of gay good taste, fashion forward trends, pretty boy parties, and event etiquette. Our Private Eye may not be able to save the world, but he can make it a better, brighter, and more beautiful place … One post at a time. Be warned: We can see you!
SENIOR EDITOR/EUROPEAN COMMUNITY MANAGER
Danny Hilton is our Senior Editor and Community Manager for the UK & Europe, bringing us all the info on what’s hot, where’s hot and who’s hot in this part of the world. Danny has been a Clubbing Correspondent for DJ Mag, Dating Columnist for London newspaper 180news and a relationship expert for Boyz Magazine. Danny is also a jazz and funky house singer, recording his debut tracks between London and Barcelona. He’s performed at Moulin Rouge Paris, Kit Kat Club Berlin, Shoreditch House London at Miami and NYC Prides, with regular gigs at Cabaret Berlin, Barcelona. Check out his music and dates here.
Danny is looking for new writers! If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a GuySpy Guyd, contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dru is a gargantuan geek. He is currently finishing his Marketing and Communication degree in Business. Dru loves gaming, comics, TV shows, and food. Dru is a huge social media fanatic and an avid blogger. He is usually found playing on his 3DS, PS Vita, PC, and, of course, his Wii. Dru lives in an alternate universe with Hobbes, Emma Frost, Storm, and Jason Fox. You can find him on Twitter rambling about daily adventures or in his room nerding out to his hobbies.
The Underwear Expert is the new men’s underwear resource covering 200+ men’s underwear brands. Visit us for the newest underwear styles and trends, underwear reviews, celebrity underwear news, and the hottest underwear model pics, interviews, videos and more.
THE LOVE GUYD
An award-winning, Billboard Top 10 Recording Artist who’s has been writing songs and essays about gay relationships, sex, gender, and politics since the 90’s. He’s been featured on VH-1, MTV, NPR, IFC, BBC, WOR, Fox News, Top of the Pops, Perez Hilton, Daily Beast, Sirius/XM, HBO, Here!TV with seven #1 LOGO videos (more than any artist on the network) and his songs have been featured on hit TV shows “Scrubs” and “Cougar Town.” Sir Ari has headlined shows with Cyndi Lauper, Deborah Harry & Chaka Khan in Europe, Canada and over 50 cities in the U.S including his native NYC at Summerstage Central Park, Joe’s Pub and Lincoln Center. He is an Independent Music Award Winner, 2x Outmusic Award Winner, Grand Prize Winner of the USA Songwriting Competition, an OUT100, received the Visionary Award from LARA (LGBT Academy Of Recording Arts) and was knighted for his art and activism by The Imperial Court Of New York.
Vino-Versity® is a boutique retail wine shop & wine school (located in New York City on First Avenue between 86th and 87th Streets). Its name is its mantra: “wine education!” From classes & daily tasting events, to wine & food guides, color-coded wine cards, and website wine blog, Vino-Versity is way more than just a store…The name says it all! (They also have artisan spirits too…) Additional information is available via www.vino-versity.com or by calling 212-860-6600 (from the USA).