My New Gay Friend, Xtra West #366, August 29, 2007

Someone asked me the other day if Paul was my gay boyfriend. I said no, because the label makes me think of a swishy, bitchy fag who would criticize my clothes and make catty comments about my dyke friends. Paul so far has shown little interest in my fashion choices and is far less catty than I am.

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1 thought on “My New Gay Friend, Xtra West #366, August 29, 2007

  1. I’m glad you mention your reaction to Paul’s question about lesbian culture, since I have been in situations where I want to ask things because I’m genuinely curious but don’t in case I rub someone the wrong way. In curbing my questions, I’m trying to be respectful but on the other hand, it leads to a gulf in understanding.

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