Mark Simpson attends an epic UFC event and finds himself turned on to the charms of ‘gay porn for straight men’. (Originally appeared in Out magazine, June 2008) Imagine the Space Shuttle taking off with a really fat customized exhaust… Read More »Fight Club: How Gay is MMA?
By Mark Simpson (Guardian, 20 October, 2008) ‘What other culture could have produced someone like Ernest Hemingway,’ waspish bisexual American exile Gore Vidal once asked of America’s favourite so-butch-he’s-camp writer, ‘and not seen the joke?’. The answer, was, of course,… Read More »Little Britain Touches Up Uncle Sam
When it comes to mainstream or traditional sports the US is, compared to Europe, South America and Australia, somewhat resistant to Sporno – rather coy about strutting its stuff. Nonetheless, the US is home to specialist, completely non-coy S&M Sporno.… Read More »Ultimate Fighting Championship