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Gay Porn Studio To Donate 100% Of Profits To Russian LGBTs Seeking Asylum

hot-russian-dudeWhoever said a good gay porno couldn’t change the world? One man seems to think so, and he’s planning on saving the lives of Russian LGBTs with one hardcore flick at a time.

Mike Kulich, the owner of adult film distribution company Monarchy Distribution announced plans this week to create an “all male” porn studio that will donate 100% of profits to help gay Russian refugees seek asylum in the U.S. and Canada.

“I have always created porn for profit. This will be the first studio I launch that will give back to the LGBT community,” Kulich told XBiz yesterday. “While the advancements of gay rights in the U.S. have changed our society for the better, the setbacks abroad (particularly in Russia) made me see that this type of project was a necessity. I want to help the people suffering all over the world and living in persecuting countries using the best way I know how: making quality porn.”

The new studio, Boys Town Studios, plans to release two films per month covering “twinks, bears, leather and other niche fetishes.” 100% of profits made from the studio’s DVD and VOD sales will directly benefit Kulich’s “newly-created non-profit.”

Kulich says “anyone will be able to write Boys Town Studios and tell their stories about how bigotry and homophobia has affected their lives, and we will step into help those victims as much as we can.”

Monarchy Distribution, which primarily handles the sale of straight porn titles, doesn’t currently have a site set up for Boys Town Studios or Kulich’s “new nonprofit.”¬†Kulich¬†claims to be in pre-production with his first title, Deep In The Dark, which is scheduled for an October release.

By:           Queerty Editor
On:           Aug 16, 2013
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  • 13 Comments
    • fagburn
      fagburn

      Dear Queerty,

      This is a very important issue – you demean it by reprinting press releases from gay businesses about some silly PR stunt.
      x

      Aug 17, 2013 at 9:44 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      Altoug I wouldn’t fully support this venue for helping persecuted GLBT victims around the world, this shows what happens when most of the free wussy countries (USA?) sit on their hands and do nothing! All the best to Monarchy Distribution in this venture!

      Aug 17, 2013 at 11:16 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @Dakotahgeo: Although*

      Aug 17, 2013 at 11:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aaron
      Aaron

      @fagburn: you demean your comment by having a username “fagburn”

      Aug 17, 2013 at 11:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • iexpress
      iexpress

      I made a trucker DVD a while back if you’d like to put it in your list of releases :D

      Aug 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • paulodwyer
      paulodwyer

      What a joke. There is no organization dedicated to assisting LGBT Russians seek asylum elsewhere to whom they can donate their profits.

      Aug 17, 2013 at 1:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @paulodwyer: IF… you had understood the story, you would KNOW that this project is in the works as we read/speak! It is “IN the PROCESS” of being developed. See? Now it all becomes crystal clear, right? (Unnngh!).

      Aug 17, 2013 at 3:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fagburn
      fagburn

      Will they publish their accounts?

      Aug 17, 2013 at 3:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hermes
      Hermes

      @paulodwyer:

      Then it would seem that the first order of business is to create one.

      Several years ago when Ayaz Marhoni and Mahmoud Asgari were hung to death in Iran for being gay (despite later attempts to recover that pr disaster by the regime) I attended a protest in NYC outside the Iranian embassy and when I returned home spent several months putting together an interfaith vigil for LBGTQ youth that partially focused on the Iranian travesty. Held in a Spiritualist church, hosted by a Wiccan congregation and with additional attendees from 2 Christian faiths, Reform Judaism and Buddhism the small vigil (about 50 total) went off on a Thursday (read that as work) night, followed by a potluck and then a Wiccan ritual to remember the spirits of the dead, which some attendees who were not WIccan also participated in, while most non-Wiccans thanked us and left. Shortly thereafter I discovered than an organization had been formed to help Iranian Queer Refugees escape (Now IRQR http://english.irqr.net/) What I’m saying is, if there isn’t a place to put funds to help gay kids escape Russia yet, HELP MAKE ONE, don’t b*tch.

      Hermes

      In reference: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFA_gf6wlEs

      Aug 17, 2013 at 5:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hermes
      Hermes

      @fagburn: Your screen name is bizarre, I’m not sure what it indicates, but I would guess you are not gay, or if you are, given the history you have a very strange sense of what is right and wrong.

      Hermes

      Aug 17, 2013 at 5:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @Hermes: Thank you, and Kudos!! Dak!

      Aug 17, 2013 at 9:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rhysftm
      rhysftm

      @fagburn: I agree- this appears to be nothing more than a glorified press release. If the article outlined how money would be used or where it was going, maybe I would think differently. But anyone can say, “Hey- I’m selling X for charity/cause.” We need to know what that really means.

      Aug 18, 2013 at 3:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tdx3fan
      tdx3fan

      @rhysftm: No. Claiming to your buyers that proceeds will go to charity and the not donating them is exploitation and false advertising. It is completely illegal.

      Aug 19, 2013 at 2:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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