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Nyle DiMarco is naked and covered in sign language

Nyle DiMarco stripped down for the cover of Gay Times magazine’s recent Pride Issue.

Artist Cacho Falcon covered DiMarco’s naked body in “I love you” written in sign language to show a message of support to the queer deaf community.

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“Often there are not interpreters at Pride events for Deaf LGBTQ people and allies,” DiMarco tells the magazine. “The best solution is to have Deaf and people with disabilities involved in organizing Pride events.”

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Nyle also posed in a black leather jacket covered in bright red hearts, rainbow socks, and skimpy acid wash rainbow briefs.

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