My Hairy Boy
Year-Old Twink: 'We're Not All Bouncy Airheads!'
Originally published on Trend Magazine. And although it was funny the first couple times, it's really fucking irritating to hear. Especially from people not in the community who know nothing of the word or its meaning. And what is that meaning exactly? A twink is generally a young, small-built, effeminate and hairless gay man. You usually see these gays wandering around the clubs with tank tops, skinny jeans, eyebrows on fleek and in a pack of what would otherwise be known as clones. I am not that.
Tom Goss 'Bears' Video Show Love For Big Hairy Gay Men (VIDEO)
There were twinks who worked for charity, fought HIV, devoted themselves to family, and did all sorts of things beyond just being smooth and frothy. Do you think of yourself as an intellectual? I love learning, bettering myself and doing things that involve knowledge of this world.
Washington, DC-based musician Tom Goss wanted to give some love to the bear community, so he unleashed his latest single, "Bears," with an accompanying video directed by Aram Vartian and Michael Key, onto the public to show his fondness for this hirsute set of men. The video features a pool party full of big, hairy men, affectionately known as "bears" by some in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, shooting each other with water guns and enjoying a Slip N' Slide. Goss, in a kiddie pool, sings about how "bears got the best of me, bears are my fantasy," thereby showering some love onto a group that usually doesn't get the pop song treatment. In a press release for the video sent to The Huffington Post Goss said, "We are overrun with images of perfect men, in perfect clothes and perfect bodies, and as a result, many people doubt their self-image.