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We’re just thankful that she’s not hanging around somebody like us.
Bonus: You’re as sexually threatening as her girlfriends, but with the upper body strength to fend off drunk assholes who come near her.
I could tell he wanted me to say something; he looked like he was about to burst into flames. It was understood that I was not upset, that he would not have to pack, and that the details could work themselves out later. For this article, I gossiped with every straight man I know about gay guys.
Gay men play by an entirely different set of rules with our wives and girlfriends.In the car one afternoon, entirely unprovoked, my friend Eric, who does tech support, offered this about a bar we frequent: “There were a bunch of gay couples at the Taproom. But they agreed, almost unanimously, that overly flamboyant gay men are, to put it gently, hard to take.Downingtown is starting to come up.” I think that’s a good place to begin. Without thinking too much of it, we gauge the affluence of whatever place we’re sucking down beers in by the number of gay men we can pick out in the crowd. I’m not talking about crossing your legs at the knee or speaking like … I’m talking about the fishnet tank-tops and cutoffs with pockets hanging out of the bottom.“Girls love having gay guys around because they’re into fashion and they don’t feel threatened,” Mike says.“I actually ended up having sex with two chicks one night because he was my wingman.