May 24, 2010 (New York, NY) – Porn entrepreneur Michael Lucas continues his mainstream success with recent recognitions in two nationally distributed magazines. First, The Advocate cited Lucas as a “reason to have pride in 2010.” Second, Paper Magazine named Lucas a “character to follow on Twitter.”

The Advocate, “the world’s leading gay news source,” included Lucas in their “150 Reasons To Have Pride in 2010” list, published in their June 2010 issue. In it, they report that 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.” Also mentioned in the article were notable personalities such as United States President Barak Obama, Stephen Sondheim, Lady Gaga, and Rachel Maddow. The complete story can be read here: http://www.advocate.com/printArticle.aspx?id=110662

Paper Magazine, a New York City-based publication focused on fashion, pop-culture, nightlife, music, art and film, listed Lucas as one of the “140 Characters to Follow on Twitter.” Other celebrities included were Elizabeth Taylor, Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Colbert, and Roger Ebert. The full article is available here: http://www.papermag.com/arts_and_style/2010/05/140-140-140.php

Michael Lucas

“I have always been someone with strong convictions and it’s an honor to be recognized by The Advocate for my opinions and activism,” said Lucas. “And with social networks always changing face, Twitter has been a fun way to say what I want, when I want to. Thanks for following along.”

You can follow Michael Lucas on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/MichaelLucasNYC For all press inquiries, please contact Patrick Collins via email at patrick@lucasentertainment.com or by phone at (212) 924-5829 x12.

ABOUT MICHAEL LUCAS Michael Lucas is the most mainstreamed, provocative, and controversial figure in gay adult entertainment. With his unparalleled character, activism, and distinction, Michael Lucas is at the forefront of his industry and beyond. In a rarity in the adult world, Lucas has transcended his notoriety into mainstream pop culture, fashion and politics. With a gamut of celebrity friends and colleagues, Michael Lucas’ fame has progressed into all facets of media. Lucas has been featured in thousands of articles, interviews, and appearances. Michael Lucas is a new breed of celebrity: a porn star evolved.

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