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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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A Grandmother’s Remarkable Life And Difficult Death
September 11, 2017

My beloved grandmother died the other day. Her remarkable, nearly century-long life and difficult death raised issues that many of us have faced, or will.
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Michael Lucas: The Hideous Hypocrisy Of BDS And Allegations Of ‘Pinkwashing’
June 5, 2017

“The hideous hypocrisy of those who hate Israel knows no bounds.” That indictment of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, along with its supporters in the “Pinkwashing Israel” group, came this week from Evan Cohen, who heads an LGBT organization called “Likud Pride” within the ruling Israeli political party. [...] » Read Article

Michael Lucas: Gay Crisis In Chechnya
April 10, 2017

It’s well known that for years, the Islamist barbarians of ISIS have been tossing gay men off the roofs of buildings, then pelting them with heavy rocks on the ground if they were unfortunate enough to survive the plunge. They proudly post videos and photos of their despicable deeds on social media. [...] » Read Article

Michael Lucas: Gay Thought Police’ Like Soviet-Era Bullies
October 28, 2016

One of the core beliefs of the movement for LGBT equality has always been that anti-gay bullying, especially of young people, must end. And yet, in recent days, thousands of online comments and threats from LGBT people have been directed against two young gay men who expressed their opinions about the current presidential race.
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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’ 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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