Mark Simpson feels the gay bumps and lumps that betray the ‘gay brain’ Everyone loves Spotting The Gay. It’s a fun game the whole family can play. Scientists seem to love it too. There have been a number of studies… Read More »Gayspotting, ‘Gaydar’ & the Gaga Doctrine
This classic Gay Liberation poster from 1975 by Alan Wakeman mocking mid-century heterosexist platitudes remains very funny indeed. It’s also still perhaps the best response to those – straight and gay – still seeking to find the ’cause’ of homosexuality. Though obviously… Read More »What Exactly Was Heterosexuality?
My friend Michelle, formerly the male stripper known as ‘Stud-U-Like’, alerted me to this ‘freaky’ tale of transformation reported in this week’s freaky Daily Mail with this priceless headline: ‘Burly rugby player has a stroke after freak gym accident… wakes up gay… Read More »Traditional Masculinity Has a Stroke – ‘Burly Rugby Player’ Transforms Into ‘Gay Hairdresser’
What are little boys made of?“Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tailsThat’s what little boys are made of!”What are little girls made of?“Sugar and spice and all things niceThat’s what little girls are made of!” This popular kids nursery-rhyme, and… Read More »Sexing the Brain: Neuroscience vs. Neurosexism
Great piece by the brilliant Irish columnist Dermod Moore in Dublin’s Hot Press about the BBC John Barrowman doc about the ’causes’ of his homosexuality called The Making of Me – or rather, The Making of MEEEEE!. I couldn’t quite… Read More »Born Gay or Knitted That Way?