Mark Simpson on how George Michael was the missing, subversive gay link between Bowie and Beckham (Rolling Stone, 28/12/2016) Back in the early 1980s, I was one of those annoying ‘alternative’ teens who, when pressed, would admit they quite liked… Read More »The Straightness of George Michael
Mark Simpson ponders the trouble the two Georges, Boy and Michael, have been getting in lately in this month’s Out: What is it about middle-aged queer British pop stars from the ’80s? Why can’t they settle down, keep their noses… Read More »Boy George and George Michael – queer cellmates?
In case you thought I was joking when I wrote about the gentlemen of the British press being unable to leave George Michael’s penis alone, today’s Sun newspaper, twisted sister tabloid to the News of the World scandal sheet that… Read More »I (Still) Want Your Sex: The Sun & George Michael’s Privates
Why are the gentlemen of the popular press so interested in George Michael’s manhood? Why won’t they leave it alone? In 1998, after stalking him for years, in a painful pincer movement with Beverly Hills Police Department’s finest, they finally… Read More »I Want Your Sex: Why the Press Can’t Leave George Michael’s Manhood Alone