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Dude

By Leila Marie Lawler (articles ) | Aug 12, 2004

"The thing about football [soccer] is that one side of being gay is being masculine. And football is masculine."

First pot bellies and flannel shirts, now sports. They certainly are trying to bust out of those mincing stereotypes. I'm wondering if, in the ultimate gesture of masculinity, homosexuals might discover -- women.

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  • Posted by: - Aug. 12, 2004 12:45 PM ET USA

    Just a technical point Lelia, but half of them do. They are women themselves.

  • Posted by: - Aug. 12, 2004 11:53 AM ET USA

    Good point, Leila. And this type of showy self-assertion goes far in dismantling any pathetic contentions that same-sex attraction is genetic, phyisological or somehow or other not a matter of choice and fashion.

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