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
The father of the metrosexual on the father of the homosexual, and the birth of the ‘-sexual’ era (Out, September 2009) As you may have noticed, the out-and-proud modern gay, born amidst protest, shouting and flying bottles outside the Stonewall Inn… Read More »The Homosexual is 140 – And Showing His Age
Mark Simpson on the almost-forgotten ‘English Whitman’ On his 80th birthday in 1924, five years before his death, the socialist Utopian poet, mystic, activist, homophile, environmentalist, feminist and nudist Edward Carpenter received an album signed by every member of Ramsay… Read More »Edward Carpenter – The Utopian Uranian
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?
by Mark Simpson (Guardian CIF, Sunday January 6, 2008) It’s official. The scientists have finally proved it. Gay men are as bad as women. Or as the Daily Mail puts it in a somewhat unnecessarily long headline: “Gay men are… Read More »Gay Men As Bad As Women (But Not As Bad As Psychobiology)