All posts by Mike Martinez

I'm the founder and managing editor of Queer Landia. I live in the SF Bay Area and communication, technology, and leadership are my true passions in life.

Matt Bomer to says farewell to Neal

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I’m almost ashamed to admit that we have been guilty of neglecting QL darling Matt Bomer.  Nate and I are big fans of the openly-gay actor and it was Nate in fact who turned me on to White Collar.  We’ve been good Bomer-ites and have religiously kept up with the show for sure.

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Free tickets to World Wide Art Los Angeles!

world_wide__art__la__3Hey everyone, have we got something special for you! Do you love art? Well you have the chance to go to World Wide Art Los Angeles for free! World Wide Art L.A. is an international fine arts show that will serve as a visual montage of influential fine art in 2014, as it exists across the globe.

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Bootie SF

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Nate and I were hanging out in the City last weekend with our good friend John Wilson.  After dinner, the dancing gods directed us to a Bootie, a themed night at a local hot spot.

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7 Easy Ways To Get More Out Of Your Workout

I read this article on Bing Health & Fitness. I’m an old school swimmer and water polo player. We didn’t wear “jammies” we wore speedos. I’ve coached and ref’d and am an avid lover of working out. It makes me uneasy when modern science debunks habits and paradigms that were cemented for me as an athlete many moons ago but this article seems to be on the up and up.

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PRIDE debuts this Friday

PRIDE movie posterCBS Films is set to release PRIDE this Friday, September 26th, in select theatres in New York and California.  I caught the trailer today and it looks pretty good.  It’s set in the UK under the rule of Margret Thatcher and stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, and Paddy Considine.  It’s written by Stephen Beresford and directed by Matthew Warchus.  Click the link below to read the film summary, find out what cities the film is playing in, and watch the trailer.  :-)

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Bisexual celebrities!

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So I came across this post yesterday and I’ve been taking my time reading it.  It’s a list of 20 celebrities, who their own admission, swing both ways.  Some I knew about, some I suspected might be a secret superhero (like Josh Hutcherson) and some I literally had no idea about!  This is a great article and while I’ve been pretty aware that bisexuality is getting a little better press and coverage these days I was reminded what a positive impact people coming out and being open about who they are.

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GOP bails on the country

Just when you think House Republicans couldn’t stoop any lower:  they do.  In yet another despicable move that should insult every hard-working American in the country, the do-nothing GOP voted yesterday to give themselves another eight weeks off.  Immediately after they skipped town to hit the campaign trails in their respective districts and won’t reconvene in Washington until after the midterms in November.

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