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The Sporno Guide to the London Olympics

Available at Out.com.

Out magazine’s tribute to Mark Simpson

Out magazine have run a trib­ute to my work for them over the years here. I’m very touched. And it’s richly deserved, of course. But I can’t help but won­der: did I die?

Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ — Love it or Leave it?

A heated debate on Out.com about Lady Gaga’s new single ‘Born This Way’. I’m the one mak­ing omelette out of it.

That Lady Gaga backlash is so tired already

The Gaga back­lash, which recently found itself a leader in Camille Paglia, was inev­it­able. It’s also mis­guided, argues Mark Simpson (Out Magazine, Sept 24 2010) My bitch is bet­ter than your bitch! And she wore that dress before yours did! My bitch would kick your bitch’s ass! This is the kind of thing the older generation […]

Sporno: where sport and porn meet and produce a spectacular money shot

Just in time for the World Cup the July issue of the re-launched OUT fea­tures an essay by yours truly on the post-metrosexual pornoliz­a­tion of sport — or what I dub ‘sporno’.  Here’s a (breath­less) taster: ‘Sportsmen on this side of the Atlantic are increas­ingly openly acknow­ledging and flirt­ing with their gay fans, à la […]