Rest in Peace, Bill “The Hun” Schmeling

By Madeira Desouza

Bill Schmeling of Portland, OR created unforgettable, hand-drawn images he published under the pen name of The Hun. He died September 12, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. I have been greatly influenced by the works of this artist spanning several years. LGBT Project Wiki used these words to describe the stunning works of this…

Tumblr ownership changes again

By Madeira Desouza

In the long and dreadfully boring saga of “who owns Tumblr today” Verizon (better known by her old nickname of Ma Bell) sold Tumblr to WordPress owner Automattic. This, as you already have guessed, means NOTHING if you want to post adult content on Tumblr. Who cares who owns Tumblr? NOBODY CARES. Censorship of adult…

Male Love in Ancient Greece

By Madeira Desouza

The ancient world saw societal traditions that we today might not understand. — Editorial Board, World History of Male Love, “Homosexual Traditions”, Male Love in Ancient Greece, February, 2000

Welcome to US Macho Zone

By Madeira Desouza

Welcome to the newest website from Madeira Desouza of Las Vegas. Known as “US Macho Zone,” this site is the main online presence for Desouza. Previous Desouza websites are no longer available online. Those former websites include desouza (dot) vegas katharsis (dot) xxx (learn more) macho zone (dot) com madeira desouza (dot) com

The Selfie Way

By Madeira Desouza

The word selfie may be  contemporary but the concept dates back many centuries before the camera was invented. Artists who depict themselves within their own visual works do so stemming from longstanding traditions known worldwide. Spanish surreal artist Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989) influenced me beyond measure in this. A stunning Daliesque digtal image by…

The First Gay Icon: Saint Sebastian

By Madeira Desouza

Reblogged from qspirit.net/saints/   Saint Sebastian: History’s first gay icon?   There is a simple reason for this repost on the subject of same-sex behaviors of men in ancient times. I want readers today to be aware of this subject about which I was never taught. I was a youngster who grew up within what…

Same-Sex Marriage to Jesus Christ

By Madeira Desouza

Reblogged from qspirit.net/saints/   Blessed Bernardo de Hoyos: Mystical same-sex marriage with Jesus   There is a simple reason for this repost on the subject of same-sex behaviors of men in ancient times. I want readers today to be aware of this subject about which I was never taught. I was a youngster who grew…

Men Who Loved Each Other in Ancient Roman Army

By Madeira Desouza

Reblogged from qspirit.net/saints/   Sergius and Bacchus: Paired male saints loved each other in ancient Roman army   There is a simple reason for this repost on the subject of same-sex behaviors of men in ancient times. I want readers today to be aware of this subject about which I was never taught. I was…

Abbot and Archbishop in Love

By Madeira Desouza

Reblogged from qspirit.net/saints/   Bernard of Clairvaux and Malachy: Abbot and the archbishop he loved   There is a simple reason for this repost on the subject of same-sex behaviors of men in ancient times. I want readers today to be aware of this subject about which I was never taught. I was a youngster…

Katharsis

By Madeira Desouza

Read the behind-the-scenes story about this remarkable website named “Katharsis” and take a look at some of the unforgettable images posted on the original Katharsis site:

Masculine Male Art

By Madeira Desouza

I am often asked about why I do what I do. A fair question is: Why would anyone strive to become a prolific producer of 3D digital art that spans over a decade? — This 2017 image from my illustrated short short “Best of Beck” is emblematic of my creative works. There are highly masculine…

Revealing Tagame

By Madeira Desouza

The Japanese gay erotic artist Gengoroh Tagame is a hero of mine. I believe he is unique in all the world for his provocative visions about the sexual needs of men. Revealing details: The Erotic Antagonism of Gengoroh Tagame. I lost my naïveté about Tagame in San Francisco. I become a sponsor and attended a…

Best Madeira Desouza Archives

By Madeira Desouza

One website named “Daddy’s Here” has the very best archive of Madeira Desouza digital art. If you visit this link you can enjoy free of charge a huge collection of Desouza images organized by year from 2008 through 2019.