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Michael Lucas

Michael Lucas is an American performer, director, activist, columnist and documentary filmmaker, and one of the world’s best-known entrepreneurs in the field of adult entertainment. In a career that has spanned more than 20 years, he has built a powerful presence in the adult industry and beyond.

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  • Michael is a hero of mine.

    RuPaul, Actor and Drag Queen
  • Michael Lucas has used the stardom porn gave him as a platform to speak out against drugs, unsafe sex, child exploitation, anti-Semitism, religious oppression of gays, and a host of other social problems.

    Advocate Magazine
  • Michael is so funny and opinionated and politically aware that I sometimes forget to look at his cock.

    Alan Cumming, Actor
  • [Michael Lucas] has married the pornographer’s taste for the outrageous to the brash self-assuredness of an immigrant entrepreneur to the ethnic nationalism of a Russian Jew to the subject matter of Bernard Lewis.

    The New Republic
  • He’s a take-charge person who knows what he wants – no bullshit.

    Michael Musto, Author and Village Voice columnist
  • Michael Lucas is to gay porn what James Bond is to spy work.

    Bruce Vilanch, Actor/Writer
  • The epitome of cool, it is his wit, work ethic, focus and drive that may just conspire to make the 15 minutes he says will never end, last a lifetime.

    Genre Magazine


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Michael Lucas: Muslim Migrants A Threat To Us In LGBT Community
June 21, 2016

The unspeakable atrocity in Orlando last Sunday has opened the floodgates to a torrent of heated discussion about the reasons behind America’s deadliest mass shooting. [...] » Read Article

Michael Lucas: The Creating Change Protest Was Pure Anti-Semitism
January 27, 2016

It could have been a scene from the early days of Nazi Germany: a raucous mob surrounding a gathering of Jews, chanting vicious slogans, screaming epithets, all the while their faces distorted by a hatred that is as irrational as it is stunning. [...] » Read Article

Michael Lucas: PrEP Works, So Drop the Backlash
September 12, 2015

A recent study shows 100% resistance to HIV for participants on PrEP. Michael Lucas responds to the most frequently-repeated misinformation, and asks why there is resistance to this game-changing prevention technique. [...] » Read Article

Michael Lucas: The Gay Thought Police Rum Amok | Commentary | Out.com
May 11, 2015

George Orwell wrote 1984 in 1949. In 2015, his concept of Thought Police remains alive and well, including, it seems, in the gay community. [...] » Read Article

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Michael Lucas’ dedication to social activism is the cornerstone of his documentary filmmaking.

In “Undressing Israel: Gay Men in the Promised Land,” Michael explores a side of Israel that is too often overlooked: its thriving gay community. Featured are interviews with a diverse range of local men, including a gay member of Israel’s parliament and a trainer who served openly in the army.

“Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda” examines Russia’s growing anti-gay establishment as Michael returns to his native country to shine a light on the truth of LGBT men and women in Russia and their ever-increasing persecution.

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