10 things you should never say to a gay guy
1. Who is the woman/man in the relationship?
Ummm. No one? We are both men so…*feels awkward for you*
2. You’re like, my gay best friend.
I will be your best friend sure, but not your gay best friend. In fact, now you’ve said that, I don’t think we can be friends any more. #Joking #NotJoking
3. You’re just like one of the girls
I know this means I get invited to places and parties where straight men are strictly prohibited, but last time I checked, I was most definitely a man.
4. You’re such a queen.
This is only ever said to me if I am being slightly dramatic or, moody. Until someone hands me a very expensive tiara, I refuse to take on that title.
5. You’re gay, you must like musicals.
Of course I can appreciate Judy Garland’s talent, but I cannot stand musicals. And while we are at it, I can’t dance tap or sing either. Or twerk…or shimmy…actually, sometimes I find it hard to walk in a straight line.
6. But how do you know if you haven’t tried?
Well, how do you know you don’t like eating mud if you haven’t tried it? I don’t need to have been with the opposite gender to know that I am gay. You just know. Also, my sexuality is not subject to change depending on how attractive a girl might be.
7. It’s easy to tell you’re gay.
Please don’t tell me I look or sound ‘gay’. Or introduce me to someone new, as being gay. My sexuality makes up such a small percentage of who I actually am.
8. Oh , you must know *insert name of any gay man you have ever met*
Don’t assume I know your neighbour, local shop assistant or cousin twice removed just because he is gay. Also, please do not try and set me up with someone you know, just because they happen to be gay. FYI I am not attracted to every single gay (or straight) man I come into contact with. We can restrain ourselves, believe it or not.
9. Have you heard Beyonce’s new album?
Don’t make assumptions about my taste in music based on my sexuality; personally, I am not a fan of music by Beyonce, Rhianna or, Justin Bieber. *Sees people faint with shock*
10. Come shopping with me.
Not all gay men have style. Luckily, I do…
By Hugo Harris