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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/lists/language-of-sex/]

for postings on anti-gay slurs, see section 3 of the Slurs list:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/linguistics-notes/slurs/]

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“The Other F Word”, in Out magazine, April 2003
[http://web.stanford.edu/~zwicky/the-other-f-word.pdf]

2003 handout on the gay voice:
[http://web.stanford.edu/~zwicky/cornellhand.pdf]

The handout for my presentation “Name that porn star” at the January 2005 meeting of the American Name Society
[http://web.stanford.edu/~zwicky/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)
[http://web.stanford.edu/~zwicky/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
[http://web.stanford.edu/~zwicky/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:
[http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=584]
on the gay voice

AZ, 10/17/09: Rude word:
[http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=1820]
on twinks and other gay male “types”

11/8/09: Cheese or font? The sequel:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2009/11/08/cheese-or-font-the-sequel/]
Gay or Eurotrash?

6/17/10: Late spring 2003:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/17/late-spring-2003/]
among other things: Out magazine piece, XXX-rated collage show

6/27/10: That’s so gay:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/27/thats-so-gay/]
Pansy Division

7/14/10: Dolls and action figures:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/07/14/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?:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/07/15/ken-n-joe-an-item/]
twink Ken (of Barbie’s circle), butch GI Joe

7/15/10: On the run in 1972-74:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/07/15/on-the-run-in-1972-74/]
Mick Jagger flirting with/taunting faggotry

7/19/10: The Truly Huge:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/07/19/the-truly-huge/]
Act II: Dan Savage and the Truly Huge (on Brad the Bodybuilder)

7/27/10: Collage essays: from concealment to display:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/07/27/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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/08/24/writing-like-a-fag/]
gay male writing style

8/28/10: Pansies:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/08/28/pansies/]
slur ‘faggot’

11/12/10: Spear/Smear the Queer:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/11/12/spearsmear-the-queer/]
the kids’ game

11/20/10: Bullying and rage:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/11/20/bullying-and-rage/]
Jake Shears, bullied, told that being gay is a private matter

12/10/10: Beating masculinity into the boy:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/12/10/beating-masculinity-into-the-boy/]
to avert homosexuality

1/23/11: The alphabet soup of sexuality and gender:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/01/23/the-alphabet-soup-of-sexuality-and-gender/]

2/11/11: SemFest 12!:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/02/11/semfest-12/]
Categories and Labels: LGBPPTQQQEIOAAAF2/SGL …

2/23/11: Scapegoats:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/02/23/scapegoats/]
gays as scapegoats

4/13/11: Were the World Mine:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/04/13/were-the-world-mine/]
gay musical movie

5/1/11: -sauruses:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/05/01/sauruses/]
fagasaurus, gayosaurus, homosaurus, queerosaurus, pansysaurus

5/25/11: Scent and masculinity:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/05/25/scent-and-masculinity/]
masculine scents, feminine scents; Details magazine (for metrosexuals and gay men)

6/26/11: Cultural celebrations:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/06/26/cultural-celebrations/]
Gay Pride events

1/25/12: The geek voice?:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/01/25/the-geek-voice/]

1/31/12: fag food:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/01/31/fag-food/]
Fagolosi breadsticks, fagottini pasta (and fagotto ‘bassoon’)

2/28/12: Trendsetting:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/02/28/trendsetting/]
the gay voice and young women’s speech

4/16/12: Lexicon Valley:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/04/16/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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/05/03/flaming/]
the adjective as applied to gay men

5/21/12: The queering of the metrosexual:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/05/21/the-queering-of-the-metrosexual/]
metrosexual as a slur on masculinity (via its association with homosexuality); retrosexual

5/22/12: Geek days:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/05/22/geek-days/]
on the geek voice and the gay voice

7/5/12: That’s so gay!:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/07/05/thats-so-gay-2/]

8/10/12: Hate:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/10/hate/]
on homophobia

1/13/13: Putting the man in manicure:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/01/13/putting-the-man-in-manicure/]
manicures as for women and “feminized” men (gays, metrosexuals)

4/8/13: fag bag:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/08/fag-bag/]
in a variety of senses

4/22/13: Gay greens: the Big Two:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/22/gay-greens-the-big-two/]
arugula, radicchio

6/27/14: queens:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/06/27/queens/]
uses of queen

12/8/14: Inversion:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/08/inversion-2/]
label invert etc.

5/16/15: Light in the loafers:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/16/light-in-the-loafers/]
slang

6/11/15: Do I Sound Gay?:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/06/11/do-i-sound-gay/]
on the Gay Voice

10/27/15: A quandary:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/27/a-quandary/]
on being gay as a “private matter”; view that lgb people should be closeted

12/19/15: X queen:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/12/19/x-queen/]
on X queen snowclonelets

1/2/16: The news for urinals:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/02/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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/12/the-wages-of-heteronormativity/]

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

1/28/16: Lower bangs higher:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/28/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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/28/dean-phoenix-dirk-yates-and-curvature/]
attitudes of gay men towards straight men

1/29/16: Language and sexuality:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/29/language-and-sexuality/]
announcement of Levon and Mendes, Language, Sexuality, and Power

1/30/16: Queen for a King:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/30/queen-for-a-king/]
gayborhoods; gay slang: basket etc., gay uses of queen

2/2/16: The prissy voice:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/03/the-prissy-voice/]
in the Great Gazoo, Dr. Zachary Smith in Lost in Space, film sissies

2/4/16: be gay/queer for:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/04/be-gayqueer-for/]
with sexual element bleached

2/4/16: downe:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/04/downe/]
young men for young men in certain Asian groups (especially in Northern California)

2/5/16: homophobia:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/05/homophobia/]

2/16/16: Loving coules:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/16/loving-couples/]
same-sex couples confronting gender conventions: embracing them, abandoning them, fragmenting them

2/17/16: A passion for pickles:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/17/a-passion-for-pickles/]
pickle ‘penis’ in gay slang and gay slurs

2/21/16: Getting Go:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/21/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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/01/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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/02/briefly-gaysex-mansex/]
labels for sexual acts between men

3/4/16: Trent Atkins, a great bottom;
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/04/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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/05/xmosexual]
SRS on presentations of sexual personas, as bromosexual, promosexual, normosexual; recogmosexual, unrecogmosexual

3/12/16: Fruit loops:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/12/fruit-loops/]
class-related dress practices (the Ivy League shirt, etc.); reactions to these as gay

3/18/16: Late for St. Patrick’s:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/18/late-for-st-patricks/]
various presentations of sexual personas, notably by gay pornstar Harley Everett

3/20/16: Rainbow Peeps:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/20/rainbow-peeps/]
presentations of gay people in celebrations

4/22/16: Morning name: ivermectin:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/22/morning-name-ivermectin/]
public knowledge but sexual secrecy

4/22/16: More on open secrecy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/22/more-on-open-secrecy/]

4/24/16: Donelan:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/24/donelan/]
gay male life of the 70s and 80s as depicted in Donelan’s cartoons

6/1/16: Nefarious morning name:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/01/nefarious-morning-name/]
nefarious as applied to sodomy

6/2/16: Cartoony days:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/02/cartoony-days/]
“regular” vs. “flagrant” gays

6/11/16: Schmitts Gay Beer:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/11/schmitts-gay-beer/]
SNL skit with gay fantasy

6/21/16: Frank Viva:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/21/frank-viva/]
New Yorker cover with men kissing

7/22/16: queer:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/07/22/queer/]
queer vs. gay, inter alia

8/7/16: Ianto Jones:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/08/07/ianto-jones/]
two types of male-male love: for men in general, for one particular man

8/25/16: November 25th, 2016:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/08/25/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/09/16/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/15/the-agony-of-homophobi/]
homophobia and vocabulary for it

12/3/16: Camping it up:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/03/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/24/this-years-most-puzzling-christmas-card/]
the Clone; the cruise of death

12/26/16: Chocolate Santa, and more:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/26/chocolate-santa-and-more/]
drag; drag kings, drag queens

12/31/16: Surrealists, but especially Jess:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/31/surrealists-but-especially-jess/]
Jess and poet Robert Duncan and their openness and activism

1/2/17: Queens & Cowboys:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/02/queens-cowboys/]
gay rodeos

1/5/17: Gay men on the new subway walls:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/05/gay-men-on-the-new-subway-walls/]
public displays of affection

1/8/17: The highly evolved fashion sense of faggots:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/08/the-highly-evolved-fashion-sense-of-faggots/]
gay men as fashionable; Versace

1/18/17: From MeatMarket.com:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/18/from-meatmarket-com/]
male prostitution

1/27/17: A kiss is just a kiss:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/27/a-kiss-is-just-a-kiss/]
gay vs. straight, MSMs

2/2/17: QaF and its men:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/02/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/10/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/14/one-more-vday-posting/]
line between gay and straight

2/16/17: Flagrant figures:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/16/flagrant-figures/]
the Clone type

2/17/17: dying:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/17/dying/]
Liberace’s homosexuality

2/22/17: Playing for laughs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/22/playing-for-laughs/]
“prissy” type of gay man; camping it up, campiness

2/25/17: The way we were:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/25/the-way-we-were/]
on Rufus Gifford, former US ambassador to Denmark, openly gay and passionately activist

3/4/17: On the day:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/04/on-the-day/]
Sydney Mardi Gras

3/24/17: The invention of the X job:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/24/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/26/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/27/jobrobutts-hills-bros-coffee-and-gaybros/]
stereotypes of masculinity vs. stereotypes of queerness

3/27/17: Members Only: two moments:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/27/members-only-two-moments/]
recognizably gay face

3/29/17: Another phenomenally bad idea:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/29/another-phenomenally-bad-idea/]
cocksucking as a way of life, a mission

3/29/17: Three:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/29/three/]
on-screen male-male kiss; three-ways

3/31/17: He bloomed in March:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/31/he-bloomed-in-march/]
bandanna code

4/4/17: Quick, Bruce, the blat!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/04/quick-bruce-the-blat/]
Bruce as a gay name; homosexuality and superheroes, homosexuality and vampires

4/16/17: Out gay male bands:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/16/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/21/seahorse-on-a-stick-gbf-and-the-describe-a-muffin-task/]
Gay Best Friend

4/26/17: Saint Phalle:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/26/saint-phalle/]
Genet’s worship of phallic masculinity

4/30/17: The Gay Sisters:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/30/the-gay-sisters/]
gay in several senses

5/2/17: To Be Young, Gay, and Chinese-American
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/02/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/02/semiotics-of-dress-the-age-of-high-gay/]
gay “types”; swish and macho gays

5/4/17: Closets:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/04/closets/]
in the closet: Dominick Dunne, James Beard; critique of the closet

5/5/17: Four Days in May:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/05/four-days-in-may/]
race/ethnicity and class in gay porn; pushy bottoms

5/11/17: Homophilatelic days:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/11/homophilatelic-days/]
same-sex marriage in Canada

5/23/17: “Farley”, the dog said, “get me a slice”:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/23/farley-the-dog-said-get-me-a-slice/]
bisexuality (and Farley Granger), partner

5/30/17: Puzzles, castles, and cake:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/30/puzzles-castles-and-cake/]
the sexuality of King Ludwig of Bavaria

6/12/17: On the fierce fenininity of drag queens:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/12/on-the-fierce-femininity-of-drag-queens/]
drag queens; gay voice; “feminine” personas

6/19/17: The thumbnail image, rainbows, and Pride:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/19/the-thumbnail-image-rainbows-and-pride/]
Pride parades, Pride stickers

6/25/17: Animated cartoons, fan art, same-sex love:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/25/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/26/put-a-sock-on-it-in-parade-season/]
pride parades; drag

6/30/17: In the dunes, in the dunes:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/30/in-the-dunes-in-the-dunes/]
gay resorts: Fire Island

7/6/17: Coconuts and Trumpets:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/06/coconuts-and-trumpets/]
gay bars and restaurants; motss.cons

7/6/17: Chast, Haefeli, Kaplan:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/06/chast-haefeli-kaplan/]
gay couples, adoption

7/15/17: Wonder Bears!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/15/wonder-bears/]
bear culture, drag

7/27/17: Musical synchronicity:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/27/musical-synchronicity/]
bisexuality etc.

7/30/17: The queer quilt:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/30/the-queer-quilt/]
LGBT organizations; Harry Hay

8/7/17: Young love:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/07/young-love/]
young love

8/11/17: Billy the Berlin Barboy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/11/billy-the-berlin-barboy/]
gay dolls

8/27/17: Revisiting 6: Fire Island Pines:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/27/revisiting-6-fire-island-pines/]
cruising and partying in Fire Island Pines, 1975-83

8/30/17: The Fountain of Angels in America:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/30/the-fountain-of-angels-in-america/]
the Ramble in Central Park; AIDS

9/5/17: Obsolescent technologies and middle verbs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/05/obsolete-technologies-and-middle-verbs/]
gay bars; Greek alluding to anal intercourse

9/6/17: Birthday notes:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/06/birthday-notes/]
motss.cons

9/23/17: Bear chairs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/23/bear-chairs/]
gay bears; the bear pride flag, the leather pride flag

10/3/17: Doorman of the underworld:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/03/doorman-of-the-underworld/]
locales for secret mansex

10/5.17: He opened his mouth:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/05/he-opened-his-mouth/]
gay voice and other evidences of fagginess

10/16/17: Revisiting 8: Rod Canyon
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/16/revisiting-8-rod-canyon/]
porn names, drag names; P&A (penis and anus) material; lesbian kiss

10/29/17: March of the rainbow mixers:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/29/march-of-the-rainbow-mixers/]
HRC (Human Rights Campaign)

12/6/17: 100 years of independence:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/12/06/100-years-of-independence/]
life in the closet: Tom of Finland

12/28/17: Bromance for Biffs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/12/28/bromance-for-biffs/]
straight-straight, gay-gay, and gay-straight bromances

2/23/18: Lexical adventures in the Sacred Harp:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/02/23/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/02/27/in-service-to-erebus/]
the secret subterranean world of mansex

2/28/18: Ballet Down the Highway:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/02/28/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/05/fingerwork/]
regular blog discussion of this

3/16/18: Extended 69:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/16/extended-69/]
oragenital acts as characteristically same-sex; emotional pleasures of various sex acts; mutuality

3/20/18: Perfectionist in pink sequin:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/20/perfectionist-in-pink-sequin/]
circuit parties; the slur pansy

3/23/18: Gayupid’s Arrow: We are everywhere, and now you are too:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/23/gayupids-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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/30/pride-time-5-on-barceloneta-beach/]
gay places and celebrations

3/30/18: Deviant Passover rites:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/30/deviant-passover-rites/]
lgbt Haggadot; Sederlicious parties in NYC

4/1/18: Jewish gay men:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/01/jewish-gay-men/]
gay icons (Eliad Cohen); racial/ethnic preferences in partners

4/9/18: The gay world of Yvon Goulet:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/09/the-gay-world-of-yvon-goulet/]
gay villages

4/12/18: Green wieners:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/12/green-wieners/]
poppers

4/17/18: Cuppy and his cub:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/17/cuppy-and-his-cub/]
bandanna codes; drag names; bears and cubs

4/20/18: The rainbow beard:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/20/the-rainbow-beard/]
drag shows, drag names

4/25/18: At the t-room urinals:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/25/at-the-t-room-urinals/]
the social practices of t-rooms, especially at the urinals

4/26/18: Unsavory moments on AZBlogX:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/26/unsavory-moments-on-azblogx/]
the social practices of gay piss play

5/4/18: Stuff your furry friend:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/04/stuff-your-furry-friend/]
bear culture

5/12/18: For Mothers Day:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/12/for-mothers-day/]
daddy, muscle daddy

5/12/18: Beat Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/12/beat-me-daddy-eight-to-the-bar/]
daddies and bois: social roles, “types”, identities; subcultures; social relationships

5/13/18: Gay butterflies:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/13/gay-butterflies/]
butterflies as symbols of fragility, femininity, effeminacy; flamboyance; fickleness; coming out

5/17/18: Deshagged and pedicured:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/17/deshagged-and-pedicured/]
roles in anal intercourse

5/18/18: Whathave you done with your life? The LGBT department.:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/18/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/24/todays-misreading-life-behind-piano-bars/]
piano bars, gay bars

5/27/18: A-lists and B-lists:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/27/a-lists-and-b-lists/]
A-gays (as a “type”)

5/30/18: Punks
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/30/punks/]
on the DL, MSM

5/31/18: Dramatic exits:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/31/dramatic-exits/]
drama queens making dramatic exits

6/2/18: Annals of gangbanging: Anonymous in Brooklyn:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/02/annals-of-gangbanging-anonymous-in-brooklyn/]
the mansexual marketplace, sex clubs

6/6/18: Now We Are Nine, a Journey to the East:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/06/now-we-are-nine-a-journey-to-the-east/]
gay men and race, ethnicity, nationality, religion

6/11/18: Purple Pride:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/11/purple-pride/]
purple flowers for Pride

6/13/18: The Calvin Klein pentachromatic neon rainbow:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/13/the-calvin-klein-pentachromatic-neon-rainbow/]
various Pride flags

6/23/18: Four things for Pride
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/23/four-things-for-pride/]
lgbt+ and Pride symbols and slogans

6/25/18: Midsummer cartoons:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/25/midsummer-cartoons/]
Pride events

6/27/18: More Pride events:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/27/more-pride-events/]
Pride events

7/19/18: Get your cruise faqce on:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/19/get-your-cruise-face-on/]
cruising for sex in public

7/27/18: Are You My Bottom?:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/27/are-you-my-bottom/]
top or bottom

8/1/18: Men for me, and perilous translation:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/01/men-for-men-and-perilous-translation/]
on the construction and display of male heterosexuality

8/3/18: The rainbow pillars of Montréal:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/03/the-rainbow-pillars-of-montreal/]
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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/04/creams/]
gay bars and their names

8/5/18: Toga, togae, togae!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/05/toga-togae-togae/]
gay bars

8/8/18: The Gay Vilage, Swiss Chalet, poutine:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/08/the-gay-village-swiss-chalet-poutine/]
Montreal’s Gay Village

8/9/18: Dix-huit nuances de gai:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/09/dix-huit-nuances-de-gai/]
Montreal’s Gay Village and public art there

8/10/18: Les poutineurs de Montréal:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/10/les-poutineurs-de-montreal/]
motss.cons

8/16/18: Rainbow. Sharks. Rainbow sharks.:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/16/rainbow-sharks-rainbow-sharks/]
#7 same-sex sexual relations in dolphins

8/27/18: The Three Marcos, the Three Marcusites:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/27/the-three-marcos-the-three-marcusites/]
doing drag

11/3/18: News for penises: the Halloween gay porn report
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/11/03/news-for-penises-the-halloween-gay-porn-report/]
associations between homosexuality and Halloween, between vampires and homosexuality

11/17/18: Teddy Bears’ Picnic Day:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/11/17/teddy-bears-picnic-day/]
bears

12/8/18: News for bears: cities of bears:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/08/news-for-bears-cities-of-bears/]
bears; movie BearCity and its sequels

12/14/18: Appearances:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/14/appearances/]
physique magazines; Like With Like in the gay male world

12/22/18: Festoonists:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/22/festoonists/]
gay holidays; the slur fairy

1/28/19: Phil comes out:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/01/28/phil-comes-out/]
coming out

1/30/19: Hugo Simberg:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/01/30/hugo-simberg/]
homosexual artists; the homosexual gaze; focus on boys and young men

2/14/19: Revisiting 26: LGBT etc. etc.:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/02/14/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/02/15/be-more-michael-b-jordan/]
clothing conveying masculinity and homosexuality

3/8/19: Vasodilation:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/03/08/vasodilation/]
poppers in the gay social milieu

3/23/19:Consumer advocacy in Florida:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/03/23/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/02/moon-shorts-1a-cosme-mcmoon/]
top/bottom, preppy gay man, lipstick lesbian, dyke, daddy

4/4/19: Ed (the) Ped:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/04/ed-the-ped/]
catchphrase we are everywhere

4/6/19: The trail mixer:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/06/the-trail-mixer/]
gay mixers; gay circuit parties

4/16/19: She got pinched in the As… tor Bar:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/16/she-got-pinched-in-the-as-tor-bar/]
gay bars, esp. the Astor Bar in NYC

4/18/19: Le Pingouin aux Parapluies Roses:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/18/le-pingouin-aux-parapluies-roses/]
pink as a gay color

4/24/19: A Ceci disavowal:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/24/a-ceci-disavowal/]
lgbt literary festivals

4/28/19: All ˈlaundry ˈis a ˈblur of ˈstatic ˈcling:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/28/all-ˈlaundry-ˈis-a-ˈblur-of-ˈstatic-ˈcling/]
gay frivolity

5/11/19: The dragons of Homoland:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/11/the-dragons-of-homoland/]
gay symbols; gay porn fiction

5/20/19: Annals of fruity goodness: the strawberry file:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/20/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/25/high-5-from-a-bison/]
collectors / numbers men in mansex, both insertive and receptive

5/26/19: Follow-up: John Rechy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/26/follow-up-john-rechy/]
identities and terms for them

6/5/19: Pride month in Antarctica:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/05/pride-month-in-antarctica/]
SHARKS cartoon with a same-sex wedding

6/11/19: Come frolic and cavort in the water:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/11/come-frolic-and-cavort-in-the-water/]
artist Keith Vaughan’s edgy relationship to his homosexuality

6/16/19: On this day in 2019:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/16/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/18/portraits-of-frank-ohara/]
complex romantic relationship between Frank O’Hara and Larry Rivers

6/21/19: Mickey gets stuffed for Pride:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/21/mickey-gets-stuffed-for-pride/]
attitudes towards homosexuality

6/24/19: On your knees for St, George:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/24/on-your-knees-for-st-george-michael/]
mansex in public places; its regulation

6/28/19: Some of us are gay:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/28/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/07/11/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/07/16/singout-at-the-ca-chorale/]
the newsgroup soc.motss and its Facebook successor

8/21/19: motss.con XXXII in Palo Alto:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/08/21/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/08/24/gg-on-an-august-morning/]
a motss.con event: a visit to Gamble Garden

8/25/19: Exception-triggered alternation:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/08/25/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/08/28/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/07/big-sexy-prime-birthday-gay-ice-cream/]
Big Gay Al as stereotypical homosexual man

9/11/19: Giovanni in Ferragamo:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/11/giovanni-in-ferragamo/]
femmes / sissies / etc.: Hilton Als

9/12/19: BOY Party!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/12/boy-party/]
boy in the gay context; gay boy parties of several sorts

9/14/19: Clavicular knobs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/14/clavicular-knobs/]
Scruff, a hookup site for men

9/17/19: The amazing talking pirate:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/17/the-amazing-talking-pirate/]
sodomy and the pirate tradition; three-ways

9/24/19: In the cowboys’ locker room:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/24/in-the-cowboys-locker-room/]
fetish-wear

9/28/19: Gender notes: transgender fashion models:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/28/gender-notes-transgender-fashion-models/]
homosexual, transgender, masculine, effeminate

9/29/19: Musclemen from Mars:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/29/musclemen-from-mars/]
physique magazines

10/1/19: Up to the line, and sometimes over:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/01/up-to-the-line-and-sometimes-over/]
cruising for sex

10/3/19: Pat-SU fuck: new visions:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/03/pat-su-fuck-new-visions/]
language in gay porn; dirty sex talk

10/5/19: A man, his hands, his pants:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/05/a-man-his-hands-his-pants/]
cruising for sex

10/12/19: Butch fagginess, take 3:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/12/butch-fagginess-take-3/]
high-macho + high-gay displays

10/14/19: Space Candy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/14/space-candy/]
high-macho + high-gay displays; jockstrap parties

10/16/19: Adventures in homomasculinity: the pink jock:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/16/adventures-in-homomasculinity-the-pink-jock/]
homomasculine identities; sissyhood

10/23/19: OUTiL: a historical note:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/23/outil-a-historical-note/]
organizations: OUTiL, soc.motss, Lavender Languages/Linguistics, Queer Linguist(ic)s Network, LSA’s COZIL

11/2/19: Gaysper:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/02/gaysper/]
LGBT symbols, including Gaysper the gay ghost

11/7/19: Butch cooks with a little butch truck:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/07/butch-cooks-with-a-little-butch-truck/]
language of sexuality; butch/femme

11/14/19: Chart pie:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/14/chart-pie/]
Pew LGBT survey: chart of trans, lesbian, gay male, female bisexual, male bisexual categories

11/17/19: A hell of a queen:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/17/a-hell-of-a-queen/]
drag queens; Adore Delano

11/20/19: A regular festival of ambiguity:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/20/a-regular-festival-of-ambiguity/]
homomasculine types; fag and its uses and alternatives

11/28/19: All thanks to HomoEros:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/28/all-thanks-to-homoeros/]
homoeroticism

11/30/19: Kind Hearts and Coronets:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/30/kind-hearts-and-coronets/]
artifice as characteristic of gay and bisexual men

12/19/19: Zeitgeisty:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/12/19/zeitgeisty/]
gay life

1/28/20: Humongous tops Adonis:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/01/28/humongous-tops-adonis/]
M4M; strip clubs

2/7/20: The BSDR files:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/07/the-bsdr-files/]
coming out and being out in academia

2/10/20: Basil Ratburn:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/10/basil-ratburn/]
gay gym rats

2/18/20: Saluting the presidents:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/18/saluting-the-presidents/]
gay porn personas

2/20/20: love nest:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/20/love-nest/]
gay love nests, gay love hotels and motels, sexually democratic gay porn

2/25/20: Timothy and Agrimony:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/25/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/28/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:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/03/06/tragedies-of-the-pandemic/]
gay types: the bitchy queen

3/11/20: Schwinger outet sich als schwul:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/03/11/schwinger-outet-sich-als-schwul/]
coming out; German vocabulary

3/22/20: coronteaus:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/03/22/coronteaus/]
circuit parties

5/5/20: Play me, Sam:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/05/play-me-sam/]
butch fagginess

5/17/20: Division of labor:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/17/division-of-labor/]
division of roles

5/20/20: Balloon quotes:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/20/balloon-quotes/]
Michael James Schneider’s writing (and photography) about being gay/queer

5/22/20: The Age of Anxiety:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/22/the-age-of-anxiety/]
gay couples; fag-bashing

5/27/20: Happy Memorial Day:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/27/104194/]
the lure of military men

6/1/20: Aradesque?:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/01/aradesque/]
roles in mansex

6/7/20: Pride faces:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/07/pride-faces/]
body types and roles in mansex

6/23/20: For Alan Turing:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/23/for-alan-turing/]
Turing’s sufferings for his homosexuality

6/29/20: Spilled his seed on the ground:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/29/spilled-his-seed-on-the-ground/]
attitudes towards masturbation; masturbation in gay social life

7/10/20: Hiding homosexuality: JCL;
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/10/hiding-homosexuality-jcl/]
J.C. Leyendecker’s illustrations dripping with scarcely concealed homoeroticism

7/17/20: Buttocks display
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/17/buttocks-display/]
the male buttocks as objects of sexual desire

7/18/20: Buttocks IV: cake(s) and ale:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/18/buttocks-iv-cakes-and-tail/]
life in the closet; open secrecy

8/1/20: Switzerland at your service:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/08/01/switzerland-at-your-service/]
sexual massage for gay men

8/16/20: The three Ds: debased, degraded, and decaden:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/08/16/the-three-ds-debased-degraded-and-decadent/]
dildos, casual sex

9/1/20: The brokini:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/09/01/the-brokini/]
casual sex

9/7/20: Le Male, the men’s fragrance:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/09/07/le-male-the-mens-fragrance/]
homoeroticism; drag and camp; sailors and sodomy

9/19/20: Marrow among the courgettes:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/09/19/marrow-among-the-courgettes/]
gay playfulness; Kenneth Williams and gay shame

9/23/20: Great progress, grave threat:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/09/23/great-progress-grave-threat/]
acceptance of lgbt people, threats of demonization

9/23/20: Feeling more one-headed:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/09/23/feeling-more-one-headed/]
effeminacy, fagginess, gay presentations of self, masculinity

10/22/20: humongous:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/10/22/humongous/]
cruising and its customers

3/1/21: Fired up for the grand finale:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/03/01/fired-up-for-the-grand-finale/]
gay circuit parties

3/2/21: The lost years for LGBT seniors:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/03/02/the-lost-years-for-lgbt-seniors/]
senior housing, the closet, coming out

3/13/21: Pornstars do this so you don’t have to:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/03/13/pornstars-do-this-so-you-dont-have-to/]
types: twinks; bottoms, tops

3/17/21: Casual Outings:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/03/17/casual-outings/]
notable lgb people, the closet, outing

3/19/21: Personas and poses:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/03/19/personas-and-poses/]
the queer-straight scale, the fem-butch scale; presentations of self

3/30/21: Johnny Rapid evolves:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/03/20/johnny-rapid-evolves/]
daddy / boy, twink as a sociocultural type, bottom / top; porn personas

5/3/21: With knitted brows:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/05/03/with-knitted-brows/]
roles in anal sex: bottom, versatile bottom, etc.

5/11/21: Revelatory masks:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/05/11/revelatory-masks/]
sexual preferences and identities

5/20/21: Fun fetishwear:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/05/20/fun-fetishwear/]
fetishes and kinks; harnesses; sexual practices, sexual identities, sexual subcultures


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