(Originally appeared on Guardian CiF, 11/09/13) Tom Daley isn’t gay. But the bronze medallist Olympic diver and presenter of celebrity Speedo show Splash! – recently voted ‘World’s Sexiest Man’ by the readers of gay mag Attitude – doesn’t mind if you… Read More »Reset the Gaydar – Tom Daley’s ‘Not Gay’
by Mark Simpson This month the metrosexual is fifteen. Back in November 1994 I wrote a piece for The Independent called ‘Here come the mirror men’ prompted by a visit to an exhibition in London organised by men’s glossy GQ. In… Read More »Buy-Curious: Have Men’s Mags Come Out To Themselves Yet?
Britain’s best-selling newspaper The Sun has been working itself into a confused lather about our metrosexual footballers, again. Like me, it just can’t leave them alone. In a long, hand-wringing – and graphically illustrated – article spread over the centre… Read More »Why The Sun Can’t Leave Ronaldo’s Legs Alone