What does it mean to be gay?
A very interesting question indeed. gaymeanings: So I’ve been wondering this for quite some time. What does being gay mean? Is it awesome? Is it a curse? Is the ability to pick out snappy outfits? Is it active subversion of heteronormativity and/or patriarchy? Is about good sex? It could be any of these things or none of them. Message me here or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and let...
The Gay Social Spectrum: Bohemian Geeks
“Oh fuck. The Internet is here.” —said when Anonymous arrives Bohemian Geeks probably play strategy board games (The Settlers of Catan, etc.), like geeky media for its camp value, have tattoos, fuck other guys, live in co-ops, are Eagle Scouts, look like they make $10 an hour even though they are highly paid software engineers, and probably have at least one piece of 8-bit...
The Gay Social Spectrum: Beamos
“We’re so postmodern we’re traditional.” —John L A beamo—a postmodern beat, lives his life as a continuous series of social experiments and engages in battles of wit for pure amusement. Aside from their intense social and artistic pursuits, the beats were notorious for being art. Note first that most of the beats were gay themselves—so it’s not too much of a...
The Gay Social Spectrum: Hedonists
Hedonists are amongst the most fun gay people that exist. They’re also the most dangerous company to keep if you don’t know your limits. If you’re, say, 19 and your body can still take a lot of abuse—by all means find these people. Hedonists, like all other fags, come in many forms. Let’s first chat about what a hedonist is not. A hedonist is not someone who wears flashy...
Gay Career Spotlight: Bathhouse Owner or Worker
Since the gays are so very fond of sex it is no surprise that nearly every major city has a bathhouse that seriously rakes in cash. The concept of the bathhouse is by no means new—public baths have existed for most of human history. However, as with most things eventually conquered by the gays, they were gentrified. As indoor plumbing appeared increasingly often in urban areas, the need for...