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Celebrate Attitude Magazine’s 20th Birthday With Its 20 Hottest Covers, Part Two

Attitude magazine, one of the U.K.’s longest-running and most popular gay magazines, has just celebrated its 20th birthday. Here’s a look back at some of the hottest covers in the past 20 years (Part Two).

August 2010

13. McFly Aug 12

UK boyband McFly have done lots of shoots with Attitude over the years. This is one of their hottest…

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June 2012

11. Gareth Thomas (UK Gay Rugby) Jun 12

It’s June 2012 and time for another ‘Naked Issue.’ This time it’s the turn of rugby international and new gay icon, Gareth Thomas. The Welshman became the first high-profile rugby star to come out as gay, in 2009. He told the Daily Mail:

“I don’t want to be known as a gay rugby player. I am a rugby player, first and foremost I am a man.” Here’s some more of Gareth Thomas, nicknamed, ‘Alfie.’ If you’re a fan of rugby guys, check out The Queerty Guide To Hot Rugby Men.

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Alfie on the cover of magazine

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August 2012

12. Thom Evans (UK Rugby) Aug 12

With the UK gripped by Olympic fever, Attitude had another hunky rugby player on their cover – but this time it’s Thom Evans, a straight one, who left the field to become a model.

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September 2012

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Tyson Beckford is best-known for his time as a Ralph Lauren model. Voted as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People magazine, Beckford appeared on Attitude‘s classy ‘style’ issue.

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January 2013

16. Jonnie Peacock (UK Paralympian) Jan 13

The January 2013 edition is a retrospective for 2012 – a huge year for the UK with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Cover star is London Paralympic 2012 gold medal winner, Jonnie Peacock.

Summer 2013

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Even more rugby boy beauty (well this is a British magazine after all), this time in the form of Ben Foden. He’s married to one of girl-band, The Saturdays. We love him anyway.

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November 2013

18. Ben Cohen (UK Rugby) Nov 13

ANOTHER rugby player! We’re not complaining. This time it’s Ben Cohen, ”Ally Award” winner for his amazing work with his Stand Up Foundation — a charity dedicated to eliminating homophobia from schools and sport. We wish all men could be a bit more like Ben. *Swoon*

March 2014

Dan Osborne (UK TV) Mar 14

Now we’re almost bang up to date, with Dan Osbourne, in yet another “Naked Issue.” You may have seen Osbourne on Tom Daley’s diving show, “Splash.” If you didn’t, here’s a treat for you.

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May 2014

Harry Judd (McFly) May 14

The current issue of Attitude is one of the hottest, with Harry Judd naked. We’ll leave you with a lovely video of Judd, backstage at his sexy photo shoot. There’s cake. And puppies. Who could ask for a better ending?

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Happy Birthday Attitude! Here’s to another 20 great years of great journalism and sexy covers.

By:           Danny Hilton
On:           Apr 5, 2014
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  • 6 Comments
    • ingyaom
      ingyaom

      Why so many str8 guys? You wouldn’t expect so many gay guys on a straight mag, would you?

      Apr 5, 2014 at 11:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Zodinsbrother
      Zodinsbrother

      @ingyaom: They do have LGBT people on their covers but they are a commercial lifestyle magazine so, like all magazines, they focus a lot of celebs.

      Apr 5, 2014 at 12:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • thenameismatt
      thenameismatt

      Oh Tyson. After all these years you still do it for me!

      Apr 5, 2014 at 1:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • john.k
      john.k

      I think, too, that it is great that they can find so many straight guys who are comfortable appearing in a gay magazine!

      Apr 5, 2014 at 4:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hotboyvb81
      hotboyvb81

      I’ve never been a fan of the non naked ‘naked’ issues/magazines….when I see the word naked- I better see dick!

      Apr 5, 2014 at 7:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Niall
      Niall

      Wow, those covers are actually all good. Was expecting a few goods ones with shit in between

      Apr 6, 2014 at 3:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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