Yes, it’s a parody.
Bisexuals are like the UFOs of the sexual world – few believe they exist and the ones who swear they do are often regarded with a degree of contempt and lunacy.
You didn’t need me, and maybe I didn’t need you, but we made a choice that night that we did.
“Gay” marriages, what’s up with that?
Sam Smith has now been given (or “earned” depending on your perspective) a huge platform from which he can sing his songs and spread whatever message he likes. So far he’s chosen not to spread the message that actively fighting for LGBT+ rights is a noble and important thing we should aspire to.
The fallout from this statement was swift, and McGowan has since attempted to apologize. However, I think a large point and a chance to evaluate the LGBTQ movement were sorely missed through all the anger and hurt.
Your daily conversations are probably more gendered than you realize.
Christian emperor Constantius II outlawed same-sex marriage in Rome in 342 AD. He also ordered public executions for same-sex couples.
Gay men are singlehandedly propping up the waxing, gym, and tanning industries. There is a culture of physical perfection that is pervasive among men who sleep with men. With lesbians, looks count for a lot less.
In the summer of 2005, there were no hot dogs in a Super Fresh in suburban Philadelphia that had not been touched by an eighteen-year-old who really liked penises.