ADVOCATE MEN / MEN MAGAZINE

 
   


Dates of Operation:
   
June 1984 to present
Location:    Los Angeles, CA
Known Aliases :    Advocate Men, Men Magazine
Known Affiliations :    Specialty Publications, Liberation Publications, Fred Bisonnes, Unzipped Video, Advocate Classifieds, The Advocate, Freshmen Magazine, [2] Magazine, Unzipped Magazine, Men of Advocate Men, Male Pictorial, All American Man


ADVOCATE MEN now just known as MEN
first street date: June 1984 (shown above) to present

        
        

Logo Masthead changes to MEN in the Bodoni typeface: July 1993
Reintroduce the "Advocate" back into the title: September 1993
Advocate on the Masthead gets continuely smaller and finally vanishes
     on issue: October 1997 with the Rockland Brothers on the Cover

      
      




PLEASE NOTE:
This page currently contains all information for Specialty Publications and all related Monthly Publications of this publisher. Future updates will give eash of these their own page.




 


  
MEN OF ADVOCATE MEN  /  MALE PICTORIAL
Men of Advocate Men first published in 1985 (Oct/Nov ?) became Male Pictorial in either late 1989 or early 1990, exact issue date unknown. Ceased publication in 1993. Featured extended & new pictorials of the models found in MEN and more.


        
ADVOCATE CLASSIFIEDS  /  UNZIPPED
ADVOCATE CLASSIFIEDS have general Porn Information and classified ads for Man to Man action and Escorts, and include a 6-8 page photo-spread of the Cover Model. Published from Dec 1991 to Sept 1997 on a bi-weekly schedule. At which time Liberation changed the name to: UNZIPPED which is General Porn information and images. And is still currently being published. Changed to a monthly schedule with the September 2000 issue.


  
ALL AMERICAN MAN
We've been told that this was actually produced for Foreign (non-USA) Markets. But we were able to purchase here in the US. Produced 1988 - 1990 (exact dates not known)


        
FRESHMEN
Featuring Young Men (and a lot of Twinks) not really manly enough for MEN
First issue in 1990 as a Special Edition. Did bring us our first glimpses of Jordan Rivers, Dick McKay, a host of Bel Ami models and others.


OTHER MONTHLIES ALSO PRODUCED:
FRICTION

[ 2 ]
  Currently being produced.


 



     
XX MEN  /  ALL BLACK  /   MILATARY MEN
XX MEN:
We know of 6 issues, 1992 - 1993
ALL BLACK:
We know of 1 issues, 1990
MEN IN UNIFORM:
We know of 2 issues, 1992



     
LUST: THE BODY POLITIC
published: 1991   in conjunction with Manner Aktuell   size: 10.5" X 14"   128 pages
Featuring the photography of: Steven Arnold, Bill Costa, Tom Bianchi, Stanley Stellar, Bone Boyz, and others



        
15 YEARS OF MEN
published: 1999   160 pages + CD-Rom (remember those)   w/ advertising
Great history book on MEN magazine. Includes never before published photography. Broken down by each year of the first 15 years. Also includes histroy bits of the other publcations of MEN. A good read with lots of photos.



    
FRESHMEN 10: TENTH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
published: 2000   120 pages    w/ advertising
Structured similar to "15 years of Men". 10 years of Freshemen, unpublished photos, dates and a few facts.



20 YEARS OF MEN
published: 2004    132 pages   w/ advertising
The second edition about MEN magazine. This is mostly a photobook of some of the men from Advocate Men / Men Magazine. Includes never before published photography.




PUBLICATIONS ABOUT OTHER STUDIOS


      
EROTIC PHYSIQUE
The Photography of Body Image Productions (Ron Lloyd)
Published: 2000     80 pages + Cover    w/ advertising
Featured models:  Max Keller, Vincent Greco, Nathan Black, Phil Dicker, Casey Williams, Dakota James, Austin Wayne and many others from Body Image Productions


    
BEL AMI FANTASY ISLAND 2001 COLLECTOR'S EDITION
published: Summer 2001   96 pages   w/ advertising
First off it has Max Orloff (Pavel Novotny) photos never been seen before. Interviews, Video Features, and other Model Profiles. Includes: Lucas Ridgestone, Jeff Daniels, others, and oh, did we mention it has Max Orloff.

  
BEL AMI NEXT GENERATION 2002 COLLECTOR'S EDITION
published: 2002    96 pages
18 models in previously unpublished layouts with behind-the-scenes antics of the youngest and prettiest of the models from the premiere porn studio of young men.

      
FALCON STUDIOS 30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
published: 2001    128 pages   w/ advertising
Falcon Studios spans the era of Pornography / Erotica that interests us most. A great collection of Information & Images never before printed. Just the above image of Roger makes it worthwhile.



ALL WORLDS VIDEO 2002 SPECIAL
published: 2002     96 pages
Over 150 of the most popular models from All Worlds Video. The magazine has over 400 pictures and each model's videography and box covers are included along with some never before seen images. Includes an exclusive interview with the company's founder and president, Rick Ford, as well as Dirk Yates.


    
PACIFIC SUN: SWIMSUIT SPECIAL
published: 2003    
8.5" x 11" format  96 pages + Cover  w/ advertising
Featuring the men of Pacific Sun's Csaba Borbely stable. Shot in France and Greece during the filming of Sunstroke and Muscle Beach.  Features:  Jack Laurel, Tony Magera, ray Phillips, Tim Brensen, Fred Goldsmith, Leslie Manzel, Claudio Antonelli, Fernando Nielsen, Fabrice Felder, Brian Wels.



MEN MAGAZINE PRESENTS: COLT STUDIO
published: 2003    
8.5" x 11" format



MEN MAGAZINE PRESENTS: TITAN MEN
published: 2005    
8.5" x 11" format



MEN MAGAZINE PRESENTS: RASCAL VIDEO
published: 2005    
8.5" x 11" format   include 3-hour interview DVD


CALENDARS

    
MEN and has had a sporadic history with Calendars.
Pin-Ups: Late 80's
1993 Advocate Men Calendar

2005:


2006:

2000 to present

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ADVOCATE MEN LIVE 1   
1986 - (solo) Tony Bravo & Christopher Benson, Tom Mann, Jim Steele
ADVOCATE MEN LIVE 2   1987 - (solo) Paul Coder, Lou Cass, Brad Mason
ADVOCATE MEN LIVE 3   1987 - (solo) David Burrill, Brad Richardson


ADVOCATE MEN LIVE 4   1988 - (solo) Max Archer, Scott O'Hara, Kristen Bjorn contribution
ADVOCATE MEN LIVE 5 (PRIME TIME)   1988 - (solo) Steve Hammond, Ray Stockwell
ADVOCATE MEN LIVE 6 (BIG BUDDIES)   1989 - (solo) Benjamin Cates, Paul Sands, Joe Simmons, Garrison Habsburg
ADVOCATE MEN LIVE 7 (POETRY IN MOTION)   1990 - (solo) Mark Brandon, Jimmy Pike, Kevin Sharpe, Jack Elle, Jeffrey Martin, John Taylor
ADVOCATE MEN LIVE 8 (HOME ALONE)   1991 - (solo) James Curren, David Bahn, Chris Soleil, Brian Madsen

      Some of these titles are still available through Bijou Video
      Of note: the early videos feature some of the most embarrassing music ever heard.
     
The music and "tunes" were bad at the time of release, and only grow worse with age.



Below are some of the "Free with subscription" videos offered.
Note: these are generally offered to new subscribers only. Not offered for renewals. We feel this policy quite rude to those who have supported this magazine over the years.


SUPERMODELS OF MEN   1995 - (solo) Blake Gold, Zak Spears, Damien Michaels, Steve Vega  
SHOOTING STARS   1997 - (erotica) Cliff Parker, Mark Mason, Jason West, Peter Romero 
[2] THE MOVIE   2002 - Adam Wolff, Rob Anthony, Jack Ryan, Sam Tyson
MEN Magazine Live   2002 - Cameron Fox, Victor Rios, Sparky, Jeff Black
 



In 2002, Specialty launched it's own video line, UNZIPPED VIDEO.

 


ADVOCATE MEN GALLERIES:   www.MenCyberclub.com  
Extensive variety of Galleries from the 80s to present.  One of the Premier "Gallery Sites" on the web.
Has serveral other add-ons, such as Chi Chi LaRue's "Live & Raw" for members 

FRESHMEN MAGAZINE & GALLERIES:   www.ClubFreshmen.com  
Extensive variety of Galleries featuring Younger Men from the 80s to present.  Similar to the Advocate "MEN" pay site, which is excellent.

 

UNZIPPED:   www.unzipped.net 
[2]:   www.2mag.net 

BuyGay:   wwwBuyGay.com 
the online store for general "gay" merchandise

SPECIALTY PUBLICATIONS:   www.specpub.com 



 


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smutjunkies note: We make note that during the 80's and 90's of MEN, uncut models were generally shown with foreskins pulled back to give the illusion as being cut. Currently this practice seems to have ceased. Any comments on this observation would be of interest.


 

 



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UPDATED: AUGUST 2005

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