I read an article about the rise of the leather scene. The author claimed that gay men began wearing leather gear because it was “hyper-masculine” and a response to the view that gay men were effeminate. It argued it arose from motorcycle gangs and was meant to intimidate. Bullshit. It’s arguably masculine, but I don’tContinue reading “I’m calling Shenanigans”
I’ve been thinking a lot about my last post and my 500 day milestone. When I asked Tripp to lock me, the intent was for him to decide when I would be caged and when I would not be. I thought we might make a game of it. I love being locked though, so beingContinue reading “That got me thinking”
Someone once called me a Neanderthal. I’m not, I checked: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Suborder: Haplorhini Infraorder: Simiiformes Family: Hominidae dysfunctionalii Subfamily: Homininae homosexualis Tribe: Hominini leatherii bedeesemsis Genus: Homo sexual Linnaeus, 1758 as amended by Doc I’m blaming this on boxed wine and isolation.
I’ve had some interesting comments regarding yesterday’s post about community. None of the comments were derogatory, and I appreciate that anyone even read it and took the time to point out their disagreement. One person told me I was being too tribal because “they” are trying to kill us. I assume by “they”, he meansContinue reading “Feedback”
I’m probably going to get flamed for this, but I don’t get this whole alphabet of a group I’m supposed to be a member of. It’s referred to as my community, but is it really? When I was young, we were gay and lesbian. I still wonder why that distinction was made, because aren’t lesbiansContinue reading “LGBTQrstuvwxyz”