Homosexuality postings

postings on homosexuality and anti-homosexuality; gay life; the gay voice; gay slang; labels for lgbt people; insults and slurs

for postings on gay sexual practices, sex toys, etc. and their names, see the Page on Language of Sex:

Language of sex

for postings on anti-gay slurs, see section 3 of the Slurs list:

Slurs

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“The Other F Word”, in Out magazine, April 2003

Click to access the-other-f-word.pdf

2003 handout on the gay voice:

Click to access cornellhand.pdf

The handout for my presentation “Name that porn star” at the January 2005 meeting of the American Name Society

Click to access pornstar.pdf

The handout for my presentation “Ideal types: peacocks, chameleons, and centaurs” at the March 2005 SemFest (on categorization in general, and categorization of gay men in particular)

Click to access semfest.hand.pdf

The handout for my 2011 SemFest talk, “Categories and Labels: LGBPPTQQQEIOAAAF2/SGL …”, on labels in the domain of sexuality / sexual orientation, gender / sexual identity, and sexual practices, as used to construct an initialism for the entire domain

Click to access SemFest12.pdf

AZ, 7/4/06: Avoiding the other F-word:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/003319.html
baseball manager Ozzie Guillen on sportswriter Jay Mariotti: “What a piece of shit he is, fucking fag”

AZ, 1/23/07: On the offensive language beat: Use vs. mention, avoidance:
http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004086.html
Isaiah Washington on Grey’s Anatomy co-star T.R. Knight and the word faggot

AZ, 9/12/08: Lisping on the elevator:

Lisping on the elevator


on the gay voice

AZ, 10/17/09: Rude word:

Rude word


on twinks and other gay male “types”

11/8/09: Cheese or font? The sequel:

Cheese or font? The sequel


Gay or Eurotrash?

6/17/10: Late spring 2003:

Late spring 2003


among other things: Out magazine piece, XXX-rated collage show

6/27/10: That’s so gay:

That’s so gay


Pansy Division

7/14/10: Dolls and action figures:

Dolls and action figures


Billy gay dolls (and Carlos and Tyson); Japanese figma figures, including one of gay pornstar Billy Herrington

7/15/10: Ken ‘n’ Joe: an item?:

Ken ‘n’ Joe: an item?


twink Ken (of Barbie’s circle), butch GI Joe

7/15/10: On the run in 1972-74:

On the run in 1972-74


Mick Jagger flirting with/taunting faggotry

7/19/10: The Truly Huge:

The Truly Huge


Act II: Dan Savage and the Truly Huge (on Brad the Bodybuilder)

7/27/10: Collage essays: from concealment to display:

Collage essays: from concealment to display


in connection with 2005 exhibition of XXX-rated collages at the Stanford Humanities Center

8/24/10: Writing like a fag:

Writing like a fag


gay male writing style

8/28/10: Pansies:

Pansies


slur ‘faggot’

11/12/10: Spear/Smear the Queer:

Spear/Smear the Queer


the kids’ game

11/20/10: Bullying and rage:

Bullying and rage


Jake Shears, bullied, told that being gay is a private matter

12/10/10: Beating masculinity into the boy:

Beating masculinity into the boy


to avert homosexuality

1/23/11: The alphabet soup of sexuality and gender:

The alphabet soup of sexuality and gender

2/11/11: SemFest 12!:

SemFest 12!


Categories and Labels: LGBPPTQQQEIOAAAF2/SGL …

2/23/11: Scapegoats:

Scapegoats


gays as scapegoats

4/13/11: Were the World Mine:

Were the World Mine


gay musical movie

5/1/11: -sauruses:

-sauruses


fagasaurus, gayosaurus, homosaurus, queerosaurus, pansysaurus

5/25/11: Scent and masculinity:

Scent and masculinity


masculine scents, feminine scents; Details magazine (for metrosexuals and gay men)

6/26/11: Cultural celebrations:

Cultural celebrations


Gay Pride events

1/25/12: The geek voice?:

The geek voice?

1/31/12: fag food:

fag food


Fagolosi breadsticks, fagottini pasta (and fagotto ‘bassoon’)

2/28/12: Trendsetting:

Trendsetting


the gay voice and young women’s speech

4/16/12: Lexicon Valley:

Lexicon Valley


podcast, including one on The development of faggot as a slur against male homosexuals, with commentary by Arnold Zwicky

5/3/12: flaming:

flaming


the adjective as applied to gay men

5/21/12: The queering of the metrosexual:

The queering of the metrosexual


metrosexual as a slur on masculinity (via its association with homosexuality); retrosexual

5/22/12: Geek days:

Geek days


on the geek voice and the gay voice

7/5/12: That’s so gay!:

That’s so gay!

8/10/12: Hate:

Hate


on homophobia

1/13/13: Putting the man in manicure:

Putting the man in manicure


manicures as for women and “feminized” men (gays, metrosexuals)

4/8/13: fag bag:

fag bag


in a variety of senses

4/22/13: Gay greens: the Big Two:

Gay greens: the Big Two


arugula, radicchio

6/27/14: queens:

queens


uses of queen

12/8/14: Inversion:

Inversion


label invert etc.

5/16/15: Light in the loafers:

Light in the loafers


slang

6/11/15: Do I Sound Gay?:

Do I Sound Gay?


on the Gay Voice

10/27/15: A quandary:

A quandary


on being gay as a “private matter”; view that lgb people should be closeted

12/19/15: X queen:

X queen


on X queen snowclonelets

1/2/16: The news for urinals:

The news for urinals


homophobia in the bathroom; straight men anxious about gay men in restrooms, locker rooms, showers

1/12/16: The wages of heteronormativity:

The wages of heteronormativity

1/27/16: Bruce Bruce Bruce:
slang poofter; Bruce as a gay name

1/28/16: Lower bangs higher:

Lower bangs higher


man-man sex involving lower and higher (in class, social status, race/ethnicity/nationality)

1/28/16: Dean Phoenix, Dirk Yates, and curvature:

Dean Phoenix, Dirk Yates, and curvature


attitudes of gay men towards straight men

1/29/16: Language and sexuality:

Language and sexuality


announcement of Levon and Mendes, Language, Sexuality, and Power

1/30/16: Queen for a King:

Queen for a King


gayborhoods; gay slang: basket etc., gay uses of queen

2/2/16: The prissy voice:

The prissy voice


in the Great Gazoo, Dr. Zachary Smith in Lost in Space, film sissies

2/4/16: be gay/queer for:

be gay/queer for


with sexual element bleached

2/4/16: downe:

downe


young men for young men in certain Asian groups (especially in Northern California)

2/5/16: homophobia:

homophobia

2/16/16: Loving coules:

Loving couples


same-sex couples confronting gender conventions: embracing them, abandoning them, fragmenting them

2/17/16: A passion for pickles:

A passion for pickles


pickle ‘penis’ in gay slang and gay slurs

2/21/16: Getting Go:

Getting Go


gay-themed dramatic (and romantic) movie, involving a couple who are both physically and temperamentally contrasting; gay heteronormativity

3/1/16: News of the sexuality front: the Jocktion Marketplace:

News on the sexuality front: the Jocktion Marketplace


site offering used sports gear for sale to gay men; diverse codings of masculinity in the sellers

3/2/16: gaysex, mansex:

Briefly: gaysex, mansex


labels for sexual acts between men

3/4/16: Trent Atkins, a great bottom;

Trent Atkins, a great bottom


ordering/demanding a fuck vs. asking/begging for one; sexual personas, in porn and real life

3/5/16: xmosexual:

Xmosexual


SRS on presentations of sexual personas, as bromosexual, promosexual, normosexual; recogmosexual, unrecogmosexual

3/12/16: Fruit loops:

Fruit loops


class-related dress practices (the Ivy League shirt, etc.); reactions to these as gay

3/18/16: Late for St. Patrick’s:

Late for St. Patrick’s


various presentations of sexual personas, notably by gay pornstar Harley Everett

3/20/16: Rainbow Peeps:

Rainbow Peeps


presentations of gay people in celebrations

4/22/16: Morning name: ivermectin:

Morning name: ivermectin


public knowledge but sexual secrecy

4/22/16: More on open secrecy:

More on open secrecy

4/24/16: Donelan:

Donelan


gay male life of the 70s and 80s as depicted in Donelan’s cartoons

6/1/16: Nefarious morning name:

Nefarious morning name


nefarious as applied to sodomy

6/2/16: Cartoony days:

Cartoony days


“regular” vs. “flagrant” gays

6/11/16: Schmitts Gay Beer:

Schmitts Gay Beer


SNL skit with gay fantasy

6/21/16: Frank Viva:

Frank Viva


New Yorker cover with men kissing

7/22/16: queer:

queer


queer vs. gay, inter alia

8/7/16: Ianto Jones:

Ianto Jones


two types of male-male love: for men in general, for one particular man

8/25/16: November 25th, 2016:

November 11th, 2014


#2 Haefeli cartoon with same-sex couple and their daughter

9/16/16: Going all the way gay with the X-Men:

Going all the way gay with the X-Men


gay porn video parodying X-Men movies; Iceman as gay; mutants as analogues of lgbt people

11/15/16: The agony of homophobia:

The agony of homophobia


homophobia and vocabulary for it

12/3/16: Camping it up:

Camping it up


camp; camping it up; nelly men; to drop one’s beads, pearls, hatpins

12/24/16: This year’s most puzzling Christmas card:

This year’s most puzzling Christmas card


the Clone; the cruise of death

12/26/16: Chocolate Santa, and more:

Chocolate Santa, and more


drag; drag kings, drag queens

12/31/16: Surrealists, but especially Jess:

Surrealists, but especially Jess


Jess and poet Robert Duncan and their openness and activism

1/2/17: Queens & Cowboys:

Queens & Cowboys


gay rodeos

1/5/17: Gay men on the new subway walls:

Gay men on the new subway walls


public displays of affection

1/8/17: The highly evolved fashion sense of faggots:

The highly evolved fashion sense of faggots


gay men as fashionable; Versace

1/18/17: From MeatMarket.com:

From MeatMarket.com


male prostitution

1/27/17: A kiss is just a kiss:

A kiss is just a kiss


gay vs. straight, MSMs

2/2/17: QaF and its men:

QaF and its men


the gay milieu of US Queer as Folk, gay male and lesbian cultures, gay clubs

2/10/17: Annals of adorable:

Annals of adorable


kissing; nelly men; pleasantly gay men; straight-acting men, regular guys, NMGs, normative masculinity, macho gays, better half

2/14/17: One more VDay posting:

One more VDay posting


line between gay and straight

2/16/17: Flagrant figures:

Flagrant figures


the Clone type

2/17/17: dying:

dying


Liberace’s homosexuality

2/22/17: Playing for laughs:

Playing for laughs


“prissy” type of gay man; camping it up, campiness

2/25/17: The way we were:

The way we were


on Rufus Gifford, former US ambassador to Denmark, openly gay and passionately activist

3/4/17: On the day:

On the day


Sydney Mardi Gras

3/24/17: The invention of the X job:

The invention of the X job


mansex between straight men; negotiating sex only non-verbally

3/26/17: On the boulevard of broken dreams with Kip Noll:

On the boulevard of broken dreams with Kip Noll


the gay twink as a type; gay villages; cruising; gay strip clubs

3/27/17: JoBroButts, Hills Bros. coffee, and gaybros:

JoBroButts, Hills Bros. coffee, and gaybros


stereotypes of masculinity vs. stereotypes of queerness

3/27/17: Members Only: two moments:

Members Only: two moments


recognizably gay face

3/29/17: Another phenomenally bad idea:

Another phenomenally bad idea


cocksucking as a way of life, a mission

3/29/17: Three:

Three


on-screen male-male kiss; three-ways

3/31/17: He bloomed in March:

He bloomed in March


bandanna code

4/4/17: Quick, Bruce, the blat!:

Quick, Bruce, the blat!


Bruce as a gay name; homosexuality and superheroes, homosexuality and vampires

4/16/17: Out gay male bands:

Out gay male bands


presentations of self, incl. genderqueer (vs. trans)

4/21/17: Seahorse on a stick, GBF, and the Describe-A-Muffin Task:

Seahorse on a stick, GBF, and the Describe-A-Muffin Task


Gay Best Friend

4/26/17: Saint Phalle:

Saint Phalle


Genet’s worship of phallic masculinity

4/30/17: The Gay Sisters:

The Gay Sisters


gay in several senses

5/2/17: To Be Young, Gay, and Chinese-American

To Be Young, Gay, and Chinese-American


homosexuality and family in the poetry of Chen Chen

5/2/17: Semiotics of dress: the Age of High Gay:

Semiotics of dress: the Age of High Gay


gay “types”; swish and macho gays

5/4/17: Closets:

Closets


in the closet: Dominick Dunne, James Beard; critique of the closet

5/5/17: Four Days in May:

Four Days in May


race/ethnicity and class in gay porn; pushy bottoms

5/11/17: Homophilatelic days:

Homophilatelic days


same-sex marriage in Canada

5/23/17: “Farley”, the dog said, “get me a slice”:

“Farley”, the dog said, “get me a slice”


bisexuality (and Farley Granger), partner

5/30/17: Puzzles, castles, and cake:

Puzzles, castles, and cake


the sexuality of King Ludwig of Bavaria

6/12/17: On the fierce fenininity of drag queens:

On the fierce femininity of drag queens


drag queens; gay voice; “feminine” personas

6/19/17: The thumbnail image, rainbows, and Pride:

The thumbnail image, rainbows, and Pride


Pride parades, Pride stickers

6/25/17: Animated cartoons, fan art, same-sex love:

Animated cartoons, fan art, same-sex love


same-sex couples in tv programs for kids

6/26/17: Put a sock on it in parade season:

Put a sock on it in parade season


pride parades; drag

6/30/17: In the dunes, in the dunes:

In the dunes, in the dunes


gay resorts: Fire Island

7/6/17: Coconuts and Trumpets:

Coconuts and Trumpets


gay bars and restaurants; motss.cons

7/6/17: Chast, Haefeli, Kaplan:

Chast, Haefeli, Kaplan


gay couples, adoption

7/15/17: Wonder Bears!:

Wonder Bears!


bear culture, drag

7/27/17: Musical synchronicity:

Musical synchronicity


bisexuality etc.

7/30/17: The queer quilt:

The queer quilt


LGBT organizations; Harry Hay

8/7/17: Young love:

Young love


young love

8/11/17: Billy the Berlin Barboy:

Billy the Berlin Barboy


gay dolls

8/27/17: Revisiting 6: Fire Island Pines:

Revisiting 6: Fire Island Pines


cruising and partying in Fire Island Pines, 1975-83

8/30/17: The Fountain of Angels in America:

The Fountain of Angels in America


the Ramble in Central Park; AIDS

9/5/17: Obsolescent technologies and middle verbs:

Obsolete technologies and middle verbs


gay bars; Greek alluding to anal intercourse

9/6/17: Birthday notes:

Birthday notes


motss.cons

9/23/17: Bear chairs:

Bear chairs


gay bears; the bear pride flag, the leather pride flag

10/3/17: Doorman of the underworld:

Doorman of the underworld


locales for secret mansex

10/5.17: He opened his mouth:

He opened his mouth


gay voice and other evidences of fagginess

10/16/17: Revisiting 8: Rod Canyon

Revisiting 8: Rod Canyon


porn names, drag names; P&A (penis and anus) material; lesbian kiss

10/29/17: March of the rainbow mixers:

March of the rainbow mixers


HRC (Human Rights Campaign)

12/6/17: 100 years of independence:

100 years of independence


life in the closet: Tom of Finland

12/28/17: Bromance for Biffs:

Bromance for Biffs


straight-straight, gay-gay, and gay-straight bromances

2/23/18: Lexical adventures in the Sacred Harp:

Lexical adventures in the Sacred Harp


vice and sin; homosexuality (and masturbation, fornication, pornography) as a grave sin

2/27/18: In service to Erebus:

In service to Erebus


the secret subterranean world of mansex

2/28/18: Ballet Down the Highway:

Ballet Down the Highway


gayporntypes, the tropes of gay porn; masculinity indexes

3/5/18: Fingering:
https://arnold-x-zwicky.livejournal.com/144758.html
emotional configuration of fingerwork (and rimming), as aggressive dominance or as service providing pleasure

3/5/18: fingerwork:

fingerwork


regular blog discussion of this

3/16/18: Extended 69:

Extended 69


oragenital acts as characteristically same-sex; emotional pleasures of various sex acts; mutuality

3/20/18: Perfectionist in pink sequin:

Perfectionist in pink sequin


circuit parties; the slur pansy

3/23/18: Gayupid’s Arrow: We are everywhere, and now you are too:

Gayupid’s Arrow: We are everywhere, and now you are too


paranoid fantasies: that homosexuals target Christians for persecution, that gay men are predatorily attracted to straight men

3/30/18: Pride Time #5: On Barceloneta beach:

Pride Time #5: on Barceloneta beach


gay places and celebrations

3/30/18: Deviant Passover rites:

Deviant Passover rites


lgbt Haggadot; Sederlicious parties in NYC

4/1/18: Jewish gay men:

Jewish gay men


gay icons (Eliad Cohen); racial/ethnic preferences in partners

4/9/18: The gay world of Yvon Goulet:

The gay world of Yvon Goulet


gay villages

4/12/18: Green wieners:

Green wieners


poppers

4/17/18: Cuppy and his cub:

Cuppy and his cub


bandanna codes; drag names; bears and cubs

4/20/18: The rainbow beard:

The rainbow beard


drag shows, drag names

4/25/18: At the t-room urinals:

At the t-room urinals


the social practices of t-rooms, especially at the urinals

4/26/18: Unsavory moments on AZBlogX:

Unsavory moments on AZBlogX


the social practices of gay piss play

5/4/18: Stuff your furry friend:

Stuff your furry friend


bear culture

5/12/18: For Mothers Day:

For Mothers Day


daddy, muscle daddy

5/12/18: Beat Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar:

Beat Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar


daddies and bois: social roles, “types”, identities; subcultures; social relationships

5/13/18: Gay butterflies:

Gay butterflies


butterflies as symbols of fragility, femininity, effeminacy; flamboyance; fickleness; coming out

5/17/18: Deshagged and pedicured:

Deshagged and pedicured


roles in anal intercourse

5/18/18: Whathave you done with your life? The LGBT department.:

What have you done with your life? The LGBT department


my contributions to the lgbt world, via institutions and organizations, via speaking out publicly

5/24/18: Today’s misreading: piano bars behind bars:

Today’s misreading: life behind piano bars


piano bars, gay bars

5/27/18: A-lists and B-lists:

A-lists and B-lists


A-gays (as a “type”)

5/30/18: Punks

punks


on the DL, MSM

5/31/18: Dramatic exits:

Dramatic exits


drama queens making dramatic exits

6/2/18: Annals of gangbanging: Anonymous in Brooklyn:

Annals of gangbanging: Anonymous in Brooklyn


the mansexual marketplace, sex clubs

6/6/18: Now We Are Nine, a Journey to the East:

Now We Are Nine, a Journey to the East


gay men and race, ethnicity, nationality, religion

6/11/18: Purple Pride:

Purple Pride


purple flowers for Pride

6/13/18: The Calvin Klein pentachromatic neon rainbow:

The Calvin Klein pentachromatic neon rainbow


various Pride flags

6/23/18: Four things for Pride

Four things for Pride


lgbt+ and Pride symbols and slogans

6/25/18: Midsummer cartoons:

Midsummer cartoons


Pride events

6/27/18: More Pride events:

More Pride events


Pride events

7/19/18: Get your cruise faqce on:

Get your cruise face on


cruising for sex in public

7/27/18: Are You My Bottom?:

Are You My Bottom?


top or bottom

8/1/18: Men for me, and perilous translation:

Men for men, and perilous translation


on the construction and display of male heterosexuality

8/3/18: The rainbow pillars of Montréal:

The rainbow pillars of Montréal


gay life: gay villages (the Gay Village of Montréal); gay establishments (resorts, bars, dance clubs, strip clubs, bathhouses); soc.motss and motss.cons

8/4/18: Creams:

Creams


gay bars and their names

8/5/18: Toga, togae, togae!:

Toga, togae, togae!


gay bars

8/8/18: The Gay Vilage, Swiss Chalet, poutine:

The Gay Village, Swiss Chalet, poutine


Montreal’s Gay Village

8/9/18: Dix-huit nuances de gai:

Dix-huit nuances de gai


Montreal’s Gay Village and public art there

8/10/11: Les poutineurs de Montréal:

Les poutineurs de Montréal


motss.cons

8/16/18: Rainbow. Sharks. Rainbow sharks.:

Rainbow. Sharks. Rainbow sharks.


#7 same-sex sexual relations in dolphins

8/27/18: The Three Marcos, the Three Marcusites:

The Three Marcos, the Three Marcusites


doing drag

11/3/18: News for penises: the Halloween gay porn report

News for penises: the Halloween gay porn report


associations between homosexuality and Halloween, between vampires and homosexuality

11/17/18: Teddy Bears’ Picnic Day:

Teddy Bears’ Picnic Day


bears

12/8/18: News for bears: cities of bears:

News for bears: cities of bears


bears; movie BearCity and its sequels

12/14/18: Appearances:

Appearances


physique magazines; Like With Like in the gay male world

12/22/18: Festoonists:

Festoonists


gay holidays; the slur fairy

1/28/19: Phil comes out:

Phil comes out


coming out

1/30/19: Hugo Simberg:

Hugo Simberg


homosexual artists; the homosexual gaze; focus on boys and young men

2/14/19: Revisiting 26: LGBT etc. etc.:

Revisiting 26: LGBT etc. etc.


The Gay & Lesbian Review on naming the broad domain of sexuality, identity, and practices

2/15/19: Be more Michael B. Jordan:

Be more Michael B. Jordan


clothing conveying masculinity and homosexuality

3/8/19: Vasodilation:

Vasodilation


poppers in the gay social milieu

3/23/19:Consumer advocacy in Florida:

Consumer advocacy in Florida


openly gay holders of positions and statuses; presentations of self; queer melanin magic

4/2/19: Moon shorts 1a: Cosmé McMoon:

Moon shorts 1a: Cosmé McMoon


top/bottom, preppy gay man, lipstick lesbian, dyke, daddy

4/4/19: Ed (the) Ped:

Ed (the) Ped


catchphrase we are everywhere

4/6/19: The trail mixer:

The trail mixer


gay mixers; gay circuit parties

4/16/19: She got pinched in the As… tor Bar:

She got pinched in the As … tor Bar


gay bars, esp. the Astor Bar in NYC

4/18/19: Le Pingouin aux Parapluies Roses:

Le Pingouin aux Parapluies Roses


pink as a gay color

4/24/19: A Ceci disavowal:

A Ceci disavowal


lgbt literary festivals

4/28/19: All ˈlaundry ˈis a ˈblur of ˈstatic ˈcling:

All ˈlaundry ˈis a ˈblur of ˈstatic ˈcling


gay frivolity

5/11/19: The dragons of Homoland:

The dragons of Homoland


gay symbols; gay porn fiction

5/20/19: Annals of fruity goodness: the strawberry file:

Annals of fruity goodness: the strawberry file


gay as presentation of self vs. gay as sexual desire

5/25/19: High 5 from a bison:

High 5 from a bison


collectors / numbers men in mansex, both insertive and receptive

5/26/19: Follow-up: John Rechy:

Follow-up: John Rechy


identities and terms for them

6/5/19: Pride month in Antarctica:

Pride month in Antarctica


SHARKS cartoon with a same-sex wedding

6/11/19: Come frolic and cavort in the water:

Come frolic and cavort in the water


artist Keith Vaughan’s edgy relationship to his homosexuality

6/16/19: On this day in 2019:

On this day in 2019


gay for Fathers Day: father-son sex, daddy-boy relationships, muscle daddies

6/18/19: Portraits of Frank O’Hara:

Portraits of Frank O’Hara


complex romantic relationship between Frank O’Hara and Larry Rivers

6/21/19: Mickey gets stuffed for Pride:

Mickey gets stuffed for Pride


attitudes towards homosexuality

6/24/19: On your knees for St, George:

On your knees for St. George Michael


mansex in public places; its regulation

6/28/19: Some of us are gay:

Some of us are gay


three gay slogans: Some people are gay / Get over it; We are everywhere / We’re here / We’re queer / Get used it it

7/11/19: Three Pride moments:

Three Pride moments


passing as straight; term for gay man who passes as straight (passer not used; avocado suggested on UD)

7/16/19: Singout at the CA chorale:

Singout at the CA chorale


the newsgroup soc.motss and its Facebook successor

8/21/19: motss.con XXXII in Palo Alto:

motss.con XXXII in Palo Alto


the 2019 gathering of the net community soc.motss / soc-motss

8/24/19: GG on an August morning:

GG on an August morning


a motss.con event: a visit to Gamble Garden

8/25/19: Exception-triggered alternation:

Exception-triggered alternation


the gay baths, specifically in NYC in the 1970s: Club Baths, Continental Baths

8/28/19: Annals of category labels: food from a hole in the ground:

Annals of category labels: food from a hole in the ground


the gay baths: Eros in San Francisco

9/7/19: Big sexy prime birthday gay ice cream:

Big sexy prime birthday gay ice cream


Big Gay Al as stereotypical homosexual man

9/11/19: Giovanni in Ferragamo:

Giovanni in Ferragamo


femmes / sissies / etc.: Hilton Als

9/12/19: BOY Party!:

BOY Party!


boy in the gay context; gay boy parties of several sorts

9/14/19: Clavicular knobs:

Clavicular knobs


Scruff, a hookup site for men

9/17/19: The amazing talking pirate:

The amazing talking pirate


sodomy and the pirate tradition; three-ways

9/24/19: In the cowboys’ locker room:

In the cowboys’ locker room


fetish-wear

9/28/19: Gender notes: transgender fashion models:

Gender notes: transgender fashion models


homosexual, transgender, masculine, effeminate

9/29/19: Musclemen from Mars:

Musclemen from Mars


physique magazines

10/1/19: Up to the line, and sometimes over:

Up to the line, and sometimes over


cruising for sex

10/3/19: Pat-SU fuck: new visions:

Pat-SU fuck: new visions


language in gay porn; dirty sex talk

10/5/19: A man, his hands, his pants:

A man, his hands, his pants


cruising for sex

10/12/19: Butch fagginess, take3:

Butch fagginess, take 3


high-macho + high-gay displays

10/14/19: Space Candy:

Space Candy


high-macho + high-gay displays; jockstrap parties

10/16/19: Adventures in homomasculinity: the pink jock:

Adventures in homomasculinity: the pink jock


homomasculine identities; sissyhood

10/23/19: OUTiL: a historical note:

OUTiL: a historical note


organizations: OUTiL, soc.motss, Lavender Languages/Linguistics, Queer Linguist(ic)s Network, LSA’s COZIL

11/2/19: Gaysper:

Gaysper


LGBT symbols, including Gaysper the gay ghost

11/7/19: Butch cooks with a little butch truck:

Butch cooks with a little butch truck


language of sexuality; butch/femme

11/14/19: Chart pie:

Chart pie


Pew LGBT survey: chart of trans, lesbian, gay male, female bisexual, male bisexual categories

11/17/19: A hell of a queen:

A hell of a queen


drag queens; Adore Delano

11/20/19: A regular festival of ambiguity:

A regular festival of ambiguity


homomasculine types; fag and its uses and alternatives

11/28/19: All thanks to HomoEros:

All thanks to HomoEros


homoeroticism

11/30/19: Kind Hearts and Coronets:

Kind Hearts and Coronets


artifice as characteristic of gay and bisexual men

12/19/19: Zeitgeisty:

Zeitgeisty


gay life

1/28/20: Humongous tops Adonis:

Humongous tops Adonis


M4M; strip clubs

2/7/20: The BSDR files:

The BSDR files


coming out and being out in academia

2/10/20: Basil Ratburn:

Basil Ratburn


gay gym rats

2/18/20: Saluting the presidents:

Saluting the presidents


gay porn personas

2/20/20: love nest:

love nest


gay love nests, gay love hotels and motels, sexually democratic gay porn

2/25/20: Timothy and Agrimony:

Timothy and Agrimony


gay types: twink, bitter old queen; resonances of different positions for mansex 69

2/28/20: A clean t-room is a *happy* t-room:

A clean t-room is a *happy* t-room


t-rooms as social worlds governed by (sub)cultural norms

3/7/20: Tragedies of the pandemic:

Tragedies of the pandemic


gay types: the bitchy queen

3/11/20: Schwinger outet sich als schwul:

Schwinger outet sich als schwul


coming out; German vocabulary

3/22/20: coronteaus:

coronteaus


circuit parties

5/5/20: Play me, Sam:

Play me, Sam


butch fagginess

5/17/20: Division of labor:

Division of labor


division of roles

5/20/20: Balloon quotes:

Balloon quotes


Michael James Schneider’s writing (and photography) about being gay/queer

5/22/20: The Age of Anxiety:

The Age of Anxiety


gay couples; fag-bashing

5/27/20: Happy Memorial Day:

Happy Memorial Day


the lure of military men

6/1/20: Aradesque?:

Aradesque?


roles in mansex

6/7/20: Pride faces:

Pride faces


body types and roles in mansex

6/23/20: For Alan Turing:

For Alan Turing


Turing’s sufferings for his homosexuality

6/29/20: Spilled his seed on the ground:

Spilled his seed on the ground


attitudes towards masturbation; masturbation in gay social life

7/10/20: Hiding homosexuality: JCL;

Hiding homosexuality: JCL


J.C. Leyendecker’s illustrations dripping with scarcely concealed homoeroticism

7/17/20: Buttocks display

Buttocks display


the male buttocks as objects of sexual desire

7/18/20: Buttocks IV: cake(s) and ale:

Buttocks IV: cake(s) and tail


life in the closet; open secrecy

8/1/20: Switzerland at your service:

Switzerland at your service


sexual massage for gay men

8/16/20: The three Ds: debased, degraded, and decaden:

The three Ds: debased, degraded, and decadent


dildos, casual sex

9/1/20: The brokini:

The brokini


casual sex

9/7/20: Le Male, the men’s fragrance:

Le Male, the men’s fragrance


homoeroticism; drag and camp; sailors and sodomy

9/19/20: Marrow among the courgettes:

Marrow among the courgettes


gay playfulness; Kenneth Williams and gay shame

9/23/20: Great progress, grave threat:

Great progress, grave threat


acceptance of lgbt people, threats of demonization

9/23/20: Feeling more one-headed:

Feeling more one-headed


effeminacy, fagginess, gay presentations of self, masculinity

10/22/20: humongous:

humongous


cruising and its customers


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