I went home that night feeling like I had completed an initiation ritual. Gay men are beyond picky, and we feel like we can be because with social media the pool of possibilities feels endless. Most men in general want nothing more than sex. A drag queen poked her head out the door. And "whore" tends be categorized as "anyone who has had more sex than the person doing the name-calling. If a straight guy can't be a slut, why can you?
If a straight guy can't be a slut, why can you?
Gay Men and Slut Shaming
Not in the sexual sense, but in a cultural one. I went home that night feeling like I had completed an initiation ritual. Add to the fact that a lot of our friends are single, and it becomes almost more normal to be single in the gay world than in a healthy relationship. Show 25 25 50 All. We are men with egos, and we strive to be the best at everything we do because it was something we learned as closeted children. If there is anyone out there who has never had sex and never plans to, then I might be a little more inclined to give them leeway on the language they use.
My BF of six years said that my job is to cook, clean, work a little bit and have sex with him. These single gay friends come with their own baggage, and will often project that we too need to sow our wild oats. But the gay guy's friends? Do we want kids? Heterosexual men would probably have more sex than they get. We need to stop looking past the amazing men that are right in front of our faces, and start understanding that the sex part of a relationship will evolve. It just seems to be more accepted.