Thursday, October 30, 2014

Bad News For Bottoms; Gay Bottom vs. Bottom; Gay Porn Reality TV; Don't Pee on His Floor

Bad News For Bottoms

I try to take these things seriously, but the tone of the article is so light it's not always easy.

There was a study done in Canada with men who are straight and men who are gay. And in their findings they discovered that gay men who bottom are more likely to get prostate cancer. But you have to have slept with more than 20 different men, and bottomed, each time.(I guess that also means you should be keeping track????)

Parent’s team found that guys who have sex with more than 20 male partners doubled their risk of prostate cancer. And their risk of getting a non-aggressive cancer was five times more likely.

How come?

Parent has no idea.

But Dr. David Samadi, chairman of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, thinks he knows why. According to Health Daily, Samadi speculated that it could be due to more risky sexual behaviors among gay men, or because of physical trauma to the prostate gland.

It says nothing about guys who only bottom who are married or in long term monogamous relationships. Maybe the assumption is they aren't getting it as much with the same top/husband? You know, marriage tends to do that to couples, gay or straight, at various times (it's normal). But even still, I would imagine it would all balance out in the end, so to speak. Same guy vs. more than twenty on a fairly regular basis?

In any event, there's more here. And I highly suggest reading the comments. I love this one:

First off I’m just stating a fact,I don’t like getting topped,second I only top if my partner wants me too.

I guess he made his point clear. 

Gay Bottom vs. Bottom


On another note, speaking of bottoms, I like to revisit this topic every so often. And here's a thread at Data Lounge where this question is asked:

"What happens when a bottom dates a bottom and a top dates a top?"

I would imagine the answer to both would be nothing all that earth-shattering...at least for the most part. I think this topic is always highly underestimated and overlooked with gay men when they are dating because it can be such an awkward topic in the beginning. And sometimes shocking. You're with this hot guy, he's the masculine man of your dreams and looks just like a football player, and then you start making out and his legs go up. Not fun. Unfortunately, I don't have a solution because all circumstances with all gay men/couples are different. Always different just like straight couples. If you really care about a guy you'll figure it out one way or the other.

But the comment thread is interesting. Here's one:

Most often Bottoms find out that their date was not actually versatile, but another lying bottom, so they gossip.\ \ Tops dating each other, is an internal problem. Tops should look for Bottoms like Cake looks for Icing. Some Tops don't want the Femme Bottoms and that is an internal conflict. The mentally healthy top, quite enjoys Femme Bottoms and like wise.

That's right...like cake looks for icing!!!!
 

Gay Porn Reality TV

In full disclosure, I didn't even know there was such a thing until a short time ago...gay porn reality TV. Evidently, there is and there are at least five gay porn reality TV shows.


Talk of the long-awaited Broke Straight Boys TV show has taken hold of the gay porn industry again this week as the reality-inspired gay porn series gets its first trailer treatment in nearly a year.


The show that was originally peddled as a crossover reality show that followed the lives of several heterosexual gay-for-pay porn models dealing with the effect the gay porn industry had on their lives and relationships.

You can read more here, where there's a list of the five best (and worst) gay porn reality shows. One of which happens to be titled,  “So You Think You Can Fuck.” Now there's some reality for you.

Don't Pee On His Floor

It's Friday. It's been a long week. No one I know has a stress-free life. So I like to post about things that lean toward the ridiculous sometimes. And this is one of them. A gay florist in Atlanta is now speaking up because he's tired of people peeing on his floor. 

The incident happened at East Point Flower Cottage on Main located in the East Point neighborhood of Atlanta. Ramey has been a business owner in the area for more than 25 years.

“She was saying she needed a restroom right now and she didn’t make it,” Ramey told local news station WSB. “I mean, it was right in my showroom floor. It was very humiliating for her. I felt really bad for her.”

I wonder if he made her clean it up. In any event, a lot of this is because a nearby bus station closed up the rest rooms and people don't know where else to go...literally.


It's actually a very interesting article that goes on to discuss a gay bar he owns and what happened there in 2009 with a police raid that was eventually ruled illegal.




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Rosie O'Donnell's Depression Mocked; Ableist Language; Rapper Mykki Blanco on Straight Perspective; Keanu Reeves Gay Kiss Photo

Rosie O'Donnell's Depression Mocked

There's been an interesting discussion about people dealing with various mental illnesses over at this blog all week. It talks about "ableist language" and how people use words like "crazy" and "nuts" as pejoratives online without ever taking into consideration these words have power and they leave a strong impact on people with mental illnesses. To make this clearer, ableist language is the use of disability metaphors and I think this article gives a good simple explanation:

Disability metaphors abound in our culture, and they exist almost entirely as pejoratives. You see something wrong? Compare it to a disabled body or mind: Paralyzed. Lame. Crippled. Schizophrenic. Diseased. Sick. Want to launch an insult? The words are seemingly endless: Deaf. Dumb. Blind. Idiot. Moron. Imbecile. Crazy. Insane. Retard. Lunatic. Psycho. Spaz.

Former The View co-host, Sherri Shepherd, recently did an interview and she was quoted mocking current The View co-host, Rosie O'Donnell with sarcastic comments about Rosie's depression and it didn't come off well at all. In fact, I think this could be the kind of thing that finally tips to scales in favor of NOT referring to people with mental illnesses this way in the future. And Shepherd should be called to task on this just like anyone else who crosses the lines of civility.

Shepherd kicked off her Rosie ribbing by lifting up her leg which O'Donnell did during her first show this season. O'Donnell returned to the show after quitting in 2007 after one stormy year. 

'Here's my foot, I'm Rosie O'Donnell!' Shepherd joked. 'I got sciatica in my back and I'm going through depression. ... How many other ailments can I get? I got 12 more in the year that I'll be on The View. There you go. 'You wanna see my feet? There's my feet. I'm Rosie O'Donnell.'

Shepherd, in this case, didn't use ableist language, however, in mocking O'Donnell the implication is there and it's as bad as mocking someone with cancer or HIV/AIDS. Maybe I take this too seriously because I come from a background with a mother and father who are retired therapists, but I think this sort of thing needs to stop. Words have meaning and power. And we all need to be made aware of it. The next time you feel like ranting that someone is "batshit crazy," or whatever, please think twice about it. That's the only way to change it. And if you see someone do this, call them out.  


You can read the rest about Rosie O'Donnell here.

Rapper Mykki Blanco Straight Perspective

Mykki Blanco, openly gay rapper, isn't concerned with what straight people think of his music within the industry. And, most important, he's not concerned with how they critique it.

 ‘A large part of my fan base is gay and those are my people,’ the California raised rapper and performance artist said. 

‘They're the people I represent. I always want to reinforce to my fans that regardless of any issue with homosexuality that people want to debate about, it's about owning your sexuality and not allowing the heterosexual world to think they can critique it -- no one is critiquing heterosexuality. 

‘Don't allow society to put who you are into this petri dish like it's a topic for discussion. 

 ‘That's why I say, ‘‘A straight man's respect doesn't mean shit to me,’’ because so many people will condescendingly say to me, ‘‘Oh you really are a good rapper.’’ What they're really trying to say is, ‘‘you’re a really good rapper for being gay’’.’

I personally find this interesting because I see straight people critiquing gay fiction and mm romance almost every single day of the week. And they do this as if they are the all time experts. I'm not talking about straight people writing gay fiction. I'm talking about the way straight people critique gay fiction. I agree with Blanco. Don't tell me how to be gay and I won't tell you how to be straight. Fair and simple.

You can read the rest here. I'm glad someone's finally speaking up about this. I think we're all reaching the point, in music and in books, where enough is finally enough.

Keanu Reeves Gay Kiss Photo

I don't know about anyone else, but the first time I saw a Keanu Reeves movie my heart stopped and I became his fan for life. As far as I know, he's never said or done anything stupid in public, which is a novelty these days. There's just something about that man and they way he speaks, acts, and moves. It's the whole package..the whole man. And as he grows older he's getting even better.

Evidently, I'm not the only one who feels this way.

Keanu Reeves is one of those actors that you don’t think about for a few years, and then suddenly he’s back with another hit and you wonder where he’s been your whole life. Now with a solid 30 years in show biz under his belt, he really has quite the career to show for himself.

I don't think Reeves has ever done any full frontal nudity in film, however, they've put together a list of photos of him here. It's worth checking out, especially the Wolfboy photos and the gay kiss.


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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Gay Tricking and Leaving Gracefully; Gay Men And Straight Women Debacle; Top Jock This Year

Gay Tricking and Leaving Gracefully

I'll admit a lot has changed for gay men in the past decade. There's been a great deal of assimilation thanks to TV shows like Modern Family and aggressive gay personalities like Neil Patrick Harris who will do anything for attention and money. The gay bar is practically dead, and the gay ghetto is a place where only people over a certain age go to live...and that's even changing. And there's nothing wrong with all of this, not by a long shot. However, the one thing that hasn't changed is that gay men cruise, they still pick up tricks, they still have one night stands, and they take off as soon as the sex is over. Thank you very much; I'll call you sometime.

This article talks about how to make a graceful exit after one of those one night stands with a trick you hardly remember. In some cases I would imagine it's the old one hour stand.

Ah, the blacked-out one night stand — a rite of passage for any self-disrespecting gay man with a penchant for destructive behavior. It’s the kind of story that kills it in the dorm cafeteria between rounds of everlasting pizza dipped in ranch, but as you get older and the story stays the same, it starts to sound a lot less cute.

There's more here, with a video from Go-Go Boy Interrupted. I thought it was funny and it's refreshing to see things like this that break the stereotypes everyone's always seen on TV shows like Sex and the City. It's also refreshing to see more gay men being represented in different ways.

Gay Men and Straight Women Friends Debacle

I want to begin this part of the post by stating I've always had many different types of friends. Straight women and straight men, lesbians and gay men. My friends vary in age, too. And to be honest, like most gay men, I never gave this next topic much thought. But when I saw this post today I couldn't just ignore it. I even left my own comment at the bottom and I rarely ever do that. It just bothered me so much because it's so wrong on so many levels. It's not only insulting to women and gay men, it perpetuates the worst stereotypes for both.

First, the title of the post reads this way:  Why Gay Men and Straight Women Make The Best of Friends: 4 Great Reasons. The title alone screams UGH! And then the article goes into why, according to this guy, gay men and straight women are best friends.

Get this crap:

You see, the trusted "gay best friend" helps offset the frustration of navigating a world of bitchy girls and bozo boys, and of course we empathize with your raging, mood-swingy hormones, too. (Well, everything except those menstrual cycles. We’re not quite sure what to do with those even though we have our own version of them). So, why is a gay guy a great friend to have around? For several reasons: 

We Admire and Adore You
Let’s start with a confession ... we gay men/boys dig you girls way more then we let on. We’re actually kind of jealous of you. Not because you get all the great fashion. Our jealousy comes from the fact that your feminine energy has a way of making the male species become putty in your hands. True, we can do that, too, just not as well as you can. And, we watch you a lot. We’re dying to learn all your tricks for manipulating guys into doing anything you want. (Of course, let’s be truthful girls, manipulation shouldn’t be something we’re proud of unless it means manipulating a better deal on a pair of shoes … right?)


I've read a lot of douchebaggery and WTF-ery in my day. I've seen more than my fair share of insulting discussions about gay men on book blogs that focus on romance. But this one makes the top ten of all time. "Raging, mood-swingy hormones?" "We're dying to learn all your tricks" And that's just a tip of what this douchecanoe, Rick Clemons, wrote on the topic of gay men and straight women.

I suggest you read it all just for the sake of seeing how the wrong people get pubbed over at Huff Po sometimes. I just hope younger gay men don't take any of this seriously. They make us all look like a freak show. I could post pages about how wrong this is, and talk about how it insults women and promotes passive aggressive homophobia by objectifying gay men and turning them into pet poodles. But when I read the other comments I could see that sometimes it's just best to keep it all plain and simple...here's one comment:
  
 Wrong. Sorry, just wrong on so many levels.

Now if you'll excuse me I have to run over to my best girlfriend's house to braid her hair while we talk about Debbie Macomber books and cry. NOT

Top Jock This Year

This article is commenting on how gays are making headway in sports and equality...even though Michael Sam is still having his issues. There's a list of the most popular who made headlines. And you can vote for whomever your personal favorite might be. I'm leaning toward a few I won't mention aloud. But one of them has always been someone I admired...Billy Bean.

Is it former major league outfielder Billy Bean, who was appointed by Major League Baseball this year to level the playing field for gay players, baseball personnel and fans?

Is it Chris Kluwe, the non-gay punter and advocate who exposed the homophobia of his former team, the Minnesota Vikings?

The courageous Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL?

Here's a link to the article, where there's another link to vote. I think you can vote every day until 11/2/14.


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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

"Albert the Faggot?" Ellen's New Objectified Male Gardener; Big Rubber Sex Toy in Thailand

"Albert the Faggot?"

There are several facets of this article I found fascinating. First, a really great young guy came out of the closet in 2009 and his aunt asked him "When is it going to be okay to call you Albert the Faggot?"  The peculiar thing is that this aunt wasn't as upset and it sounds, as if she was supporting him. 

Then this happened:

Then she said this: 'So, you're already "Albert the Jew" and "Albert the [Georgetown University] Hoya." When's it going to be OK to call you "Albert the Faggot'?"'
Eisenberg paused then said to his aunt: 'Never, Aunt Marianne. It's never going to be OK to call me 'Albert the Faggot."'
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Then she said this: 'So, you're already "Albert the Jew" and "Albert the [Georgetown University] Hoya." When's it going to be OK to call you "Albert the Faggot'?"' 

Eisenberg paused then said to his aunt: 'Never, Aunt Marianne. It's never going to be OK to call me 'Albert the Faggot."'

The aunt sounds like she could be a real asswipe.

After that, a friend congratulated him and said he was glad Albert was not like another effeminate gay he knew. In other words, the friend was saying, "You're one of the good ones." I think all minorities know how that goes. It's just that it's still okay to say this openly to gay people where it's not okay to say this openly about any other minority. 

It all leads up to a statement from Albert Eisenberg stating we all really need to work on these things a lot more because they're not going to be solved in court.

You can read it here, with a video clip. Side note: Albert is adorable and smart.

Ellen's New Objectified Male Gardener

I wish Ellen would take a lesson from Albert Eisenberg. I could be wrong about this, but I find it interesting that a women, a lesbian, like Ellen DeGeneres would make such a big thing about objectifying men when it's always been so wrong to objectify women in this way. If Jimmy Fallon were to do this with a sexy French maid every feminist on the planet would be going after him, and rightly so. It stands to reason. And even though it's not being discussed in public openly I can't believe other people aren't at least thinking this.

She’s accepting video auditions to be the new objectified green thumb, and recently showed off a few eligible candidates.

We’re not sure — are nude photos a set back or a leg up?

I know you all think this is funny-haha and Ellen's so cool and lesbian hip right now. And I'm taking it too seriously. But I'm actually not...not literally. I don't really give a damn if Ellen objectifies men, women or kangaroos. That's not my point. I think we all get too uptight about these things anyway. Some people, men and women, have made careers out of this kind of objectification and they've done well for themselves. And good for them. I just don't like double standards, especially when there's a hidden agenda involved.

Go ahead, Jimmy Fallon. You try this with a stereotypical female French maid and see where it gets you. I hear the word misogynist in the distance. But I don't hear anything about Ellen doing this to men. It goes both ways and you don't right one wrong by creating another.

The rest is here. 

Big Rubber Sex Toy in Thailand

In Thailand they allegedly found a huge rubber sex toy in a cave. This has caused a shitstorm in a small community, and rightly so, because the cave is supposed to be sacred and the big dildo is driving them to distraction. However, they aren't upset because it's a dildo, they're upset because it's factory made, not man made out of hardwood. Someone probably had good intentions, but missed the mark this time.

The offending item, which local media have described as “a large, pink faded sex toy,” was discovered in the Phra Nang Cave, nicknamed the “Phallus Shrine,” a place where locals leave dong-shaped offerings for a goddess named Phra Nang. But the rule is the offerings must be made out of wood, not rubber. Hence the village unrest.

“We believe it was left there by a tourist who doesn’t really understand local beliefs,” Komart Paenkerd, who works for the Krabi Provincial Cultural Office, told the Phuket Gazette.

The bottom line is that they'd like tourists to keep it more traditional and leave phallus symbols made out of wood...hardwood. They don't want generic sex toys you can buy in any Adult World bookstore.

You can read the rest here in case you're planning a trip to Thailand any time soon. It actually sounds very interesting to me and if I were going there I'd make a point to check this out.


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Monday, October 27, 2014

Sean Eldridge Gay Politician; Disgusting Gay Guys; Straight/Bi-Sexual Men Who Have Gay Sex

Sean Eldridge Gay Politician

When I post about these things I'm only doing it from the POV where an openly LGBT person is running for political office. I don't care if the person is gay, lesbian, bi, or trans (or anything else that might fall into the category extension). I care about the LGBT factor. The article to which I'm linking, however, is more of a commentary about how money can't buy a political office. I highly disagree with that theory based on several recent campaigns larger than Eldridge's where some very powerful people won an election, in fact, due to money and power behind them. Money does win elections as much as charm, and they start spending that money years before the actual elections. 

However, all that aside, here's another LGBT political face to watch for in the future, Sean Eldridge. Even if he doesn't win this election I don't think we'll see him disappear any time soon.

Sean Eldridge has a lot going for him. He’s the son of two physicians and head of his own venture capital firm. He attended Harvard, where he met his husband-to-be, Chris Hughes. As one of the co-founders of Facebook, Hughes is fabulously wealthy, so the couple live comfortably in a $1.9 million house they bought in the Hudson Valley of New York.

What Eldridge will not have any time soon is a seat in Congress. Despite pouring nearly $2 million of his own money into a campaign to unseat incumbent Republican Chris Gibson, Eldridge is running well behind. Political observers have called Eldridge’s campaign “a flop,” and Eldridge has resorted to trumpeting an internal poll that shows him cutting GIbson lead in half: to ten percentage points. 

You can read the rest here. There's also a photo of Eldridge.

Disgusting Narcissistic Gay Guys

I guess it's no secret I often tend to post about things here that aren't always about baskets of kittens and things the PC police would like. But many times I see things that other people are wondering about in private and I don't see anything wrong in calling attention to it. And, trust me, I control myself. If I were to open up on some of the things I see in the book world alone this blog might implode.

In any event, here's a story about the two most disgusting gay guys on the planet. Evidently, narcissistic gay people are considered disgusting. It's short film about a highly exaggerated segment of the gay community focused on two "disgusting" gay men who find fault in everything. Unfortunately, there's a good deal of truth to this. 

“The disgustings are all around and they do not hide,” he said. “In some ways, we are all the disgustings. I wanted to make a film about flawed and insecure people that are really hurting. I think we often see ‘bitchy’ characters, but we rarely get to see their pain.”

Firstman’s 12-minute short has played numerous film fests around the country and he revealed that it was his intention to make audiences both cringe and relate at the same time.

It's being billed a comedy, but it could be the saddest thing I've seen all year. These two should try that routine they did in the restaurant to a waitress on the east coast. They'd never be the same two disgusting PC queens again.

You can see for yourselves, here. 

Straight/Bi-Sexual Men Who Have Gay Sex

This concept of straight men being more bi-sexual than people realize is always interesting to me because I've often found so-called straight men can be highly aggressive with gay men, from personal experience.

According to a pornhub survey the second highest topic in searches is gay male porn and it comes from straight women. That doesn't surprise me. Most of my readers are women and I understand what motivates them. I get it. But this next piece of information is something I'm still trying to figure out:  

In our research, we learned that straight men don’t just watch gay porn for sex tips. They also watch it to get off. Now, we weren’t born yesterday. Anyone can say they’re heterosexual, and plenty of gay guys on our favorite hookup sites pretend to “Str8″ and “just looking for a quickie while the GF is outta town.” But hold your preconceived notions for just one moment. Isn’t it possible there are more gray areas in human sexuality than anyone really knows, or is at least willing to admit? And isn’t looking at porn in the privacy of one’s own home the safest place to explore one’s curiosities?

I have never once been to a wedding where a straight man, with his wife and kids in the same room, didn't try to hit on me. It's always aggressive and always done with a few drinks. And I'm not talking about gay weddings. In fact, in my life I've always been approached more by straight men than gay men. I don't know what that says about me or the subconscious signals I'm giving off, but I'm not doing it consciously and at this point I could live without it. It actually gets on my nerves because I don't understand it. 

You can read the rest here.

Here's just one comment from a guy who is supposedly straight, verbatim for the grammar police: 

im str8 but ive masturbated with my friends and one time one of my friends and i started oral, then it lead to anal. ive wanted to try again because it felt so good but im afraid to bring it up again. so i masturbate and think about it insted.

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Male Foreskin: Cut or Uncut; Gay Marriage Six More States; Genderqueer Identification

Male Foreskin: Cut or Uncut

I always find the various opinions about foreskin and circumcision interesting because when it's time to take sides the lines are always clearly drawn...from what I've always seen. Most gay men tend to prefer uncut, straight women prefer cut. I'm not sure about straight men, but this article actually does factor in a straight guy.

Cosmo did a short survey:

Gay guy #1 

“I have never thought too much about the possibility,” Man #1 said. “I feel like most guys are circumcised so I guess I just feel like I was ‘normal.'”

Straight Guy #2

“I wish I wasn’t,” Man #2 lamented. “Mostly because I’ve learned that uncircumcised men experience more pleasure. It took me until my mid-20s to learn about this, and I felt cheated out of a natural and beautiful part of my body by a decision that was never given to me.”

This really is just another light Cosmo piece that sidesteps the main issue, because I've seen more than one battle royal on social media over which is better, cut or uncut.
 

Frankly, if I had the choice I'd prefer uncut. But I think the main point is that men really don't get a choice in this matter. They cut it off before you even know you have it.  You can read the rest here.


Gay Marriage Six More States

The federal government has just recognized same sex marriage in six more states, meaning that federal benefits will be given to those couples.

 Attorney General Eric Holder says the states are: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming. Saturday's announcement brings the total number of states with federal recognition of same-sex marriage to 32, plus the District of Columbia. Couples married in these states will qualify for a range of federal benefits, including Social Security and veterans' benefits.

There's more here, with an explanation about more states.  It's not the most in-depth piece, but I think the general idea is important to most people.

Genderqueer Identification

I'm posting about this because I think a lot of people out there don't really know what it means when someone says they are genderqueer and self-identify as such. It's an interesting article because it states basically what I'm always harping about here on the blog...that you can't fit all LGBTI people into one neat little category and be done with it. In other words, it goes way deeper than what you see on Modern Family. And these people are speaking up about it now. Think of it as another layer, and never assume anything.

"A person whose gender identity is neither man nor woman, is between or beyond genders, or is some combination of genders. This identity is usually related to or in reaction to the social construction of gender, gender stereotypes and the gender binary system. Some genderqueer people identify under the transgender umbrella while others do not."

The article goes on to discuss how they are making a point to make people conscious about this through social media and the Internet...probably because it's NOT going to happen in mainstream news.

I think by now everyone knows I'm not fond of being called queer...the word bothers me. I despise it. I've posted about that often and I'm not getting into it again. But I also don't mind those who want to be called queer. I get it and I'm fine with it. If anything that one factor alone speaks loudly about the many different parts that make up the LGBTI community.

 
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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Is Batman Gay? Gay Jesus; Nick Jonas on Bulges; 25 Awesome Moments American Horror Story

Is Batman Gay?

Do we really care? I'm not sure we'll ever know for certain, however, this article discusses the topic, in short. I'm not into comics, so I'll quote more than explain on this one.

Multiversity: The Just #1, by Grant Morrison and Ben Oliver, was released on October 22 and is set in a world where superheroes have become obsolete (sounds a bit boring). Rather than saving the world from evil villains, Batman and Superman and the likes are treated more like celebrities, and where there are celebrities there are bratty children of celebrities.

Find out the rest here, where there's also a link to another piece on the topic about the overall "gay" interpretation of the batman series. That part is actually interesting.

Gay Jesus

I can only imagine the backlash this piece is going to receive, and I think it might be justified to a certain extent this time. I'm not very religious at all, however, I also don't like to judge things like this because it's art and it's subjective. I owned an art gallery for many years in New Hope, PA, and the most consistent thing I learned is that art is something you have to feel passionate about. I don't feel that way about this particular art, but others do.

They give an explanation that almost sounds plausible, but to me it looks like click-bait designed to give attention to people who otherwise normally wouldn't get it. In any event...

“A queer Passion is crucial now even for non-believers because Christianity is being used to justify discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people,” Cherry, a minister and art historian, says in a press release. “The book speaks not only to the LGBT community, but to everyone who is passionate about building a more just world.”

The rest is here. I'm just not into it. But I do think this shows how different the gay community can be.

The comments are candid.

However, there's a more aggressive article over here. This time they're claiming Facebook discriminated against them and censored them because of sexual orientation. The comments with this link are even more interesting.

Nick Jonas on Bulges

Now this, I think, is almost funny because it's so transparent. Gay baiting Nick Jonas who always seems to be the cute little straight guy pandering to gay men is at it again. (If you notice I rarely post anything about Nick Jonas for very concise reasons. I don't like gay baiting.)  But can we really blame Jonas? This article is in a gay publication. They didn't have to publish it.

Jonas, currently starring as a possibly gay man in the DirecTV series The Kingdom, also offered a quick tutorial on filming sex scenes. Fun was had by all.

In a video at this link, Jonas plays a game that deals with guessing male celebrity bulges.

And, once again, the comments are more interesting than the article. I would be remiss if I didn't post this one because it makes me wonder if gay men are finally getting sick and tired of this kind of thing.

That’s what I’m trying to figure out. And this Jonas kid REALLY needs to stop with the desperate pandering to gays. He’s trying way too hard. Sorry, he can take his shirt off and play little dumb cutesie games like this and I’m still not buying his lousing music.

25 Awesome Moments American Horror Story

Here's a link to an article with 25 of the most fascinating moments on American Horror Story. I think it's the whole series combined...with all seasons.

Obviously we use the word “awesome” with quite a bit of leeway when discussing a show whose stocks-in-trade include disembodied racists, serial killing teen ghosts, and self-administered asylum abortions – but these 25 WTF American Horror Story moments kept us coming back to Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk‘s small-screen slaughterhouse season after season for more campy, blood-soaked thrills.

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