GaySocrates

Blog URL:http://gaysocrates.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:gay lifestyle dissident, queer spirit, gay wisdom, G scene
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:East Sussex
Location:Brighton

I seek, from an experienced and seasoned perspective, to wisely corrupt the Gay Youth of today with love!



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Nascent sexuality and its ‘correction’….When I was a child I hung out a lot with my sister. I liked the company of girls. Boys were strange aggressive creatures who obsessed over cars and football. Together with my sister and her friends I foun...

The Faeries were started up around 40 years ago by white, middle class, cis gay men. They wouldn’t have seen themselves in these terms; what they knew was that:a) as homosexuals, they were gravely persecuted, b) there was a gay civil rights mo...

My Qu-heroes

on Feb 29, 2020

What is this process of Gay Iconic veneration? Looking back on the iconography of my earlier life, (Kenneth Williams, Quentin Crisp, Judy Garland, Barbara Streisand, Freddy Mercury, Will Young), I see how, with each figure, I managed to create a...

As a child Didier Eribon knew that he felt different. Growing up in a socially deprived suburbs of a French town riven with racism, misogyny, toxic masculinity, domestic violence and homophobia all he wanted, was to escape. As he hit adolescence...

I used to be a Psychiatrist. Yes- I spent most of my adult life studying and helping to alleviate the pain and distress of major mental illness. Now in the 5th year of my retirement I find myself writing a column on the subject for an...

The Faeries are a fairly diverse bunch of queers.However, in the early days, 40 years or so ago, at the very first gatherings of Faeries, the vast majority of attendees were gay men who were drawn to the idea of meeting together as faggots in nature...

The Brighton Faeries are officially marching in this year’s Pride Parade.Yep- we booked ourselves a ‘walking float’ slot for up to 30 marching Faeries!This is a controversial move because- as everyone knows- the Faeries are very elusive creatur...







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