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Crisis in the gay community: men wearing dangly earrings

We must sound the alarm. (where the hell is Kamala-mama?!). There is an increasing shortage of reasonably masculine and suitable bottoms as this crisis claims more homos by the day.

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by Anonymousreply 167December 6, 2022 1:54 AM

A fabulous eldersister once said:

"Chandelier earrings and picture hat weather'

by Anonymousreply 1July 9, 2022 7:40 AM

Shut up, Grump Old Unfucked Man. Nobody wants to fuck you, NOBODY. Not old, not young, not masculine not femme. YOU ARE A NASTY SELF HATING STUPID TWAT.

by Anonymousreply 2July 9, 2022 7:49 AM

Not to mention the pearl necklaces. SMH.

by Anonymousreply 3July 9, 2022 7:51 AM

R2 = extremely triggered fem power bttm because (s)he loves the dangly earrings isn’t getting quality D.

by Anonymousreply 4July 9, 2022 7:53 AM

* AND isn’t

by Anonymousreply 5July 9, 2022 7:53 AM

R2 has STATED her BOUNDARIES and will NOT be SILENCED‼️👩🏾‍🎤

by Anonymousreply 6July 9, 2022 7:57 AM

It's not exclusive to gay men. Tanner Malmedal from the Dope or Nope Youtube channel has been sporting those exact type of dangling cross earrings for years, and he's straight.

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by Anonymousreply 7July 9, 2022 8:22 AM

😂😂 it does look kind of dumb.

by Anonymousreply 8July 9, 2022 8:27 AM

Biggest boner killer for me right now. The second I see that dangling earring, I’m out.

I would never say this outloud or in person to any of my gay friends here in NYC, but let’s be real: it’s quite seriously the faggiest look.

by Anonymousreply 9July 9, 2022 8:38 AM

What can I say? It’s a look.

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by Anonymousreply 10July 9, 2022 8:41 AM

R7, one look at that dude’s pics and I’m not so sure he’s straight…. Sussss

by Anonymousreply 11July 9, 2022 8:42 AM

Agree 🤮🤮🤮

by Anonymousreply 12July 9, 2022 8:42 AM

If the guy is cute, has a phat ass, and knows how to carry a conversation.. who cares about a little earring??

by Anonymousreply 13July 9, 2022 8:44 AM

R13, for all the same reasons that’d be a turn off if that same guy had an exaggerated lisp and flamboyant way of talking / acting.

by Anonymousreply 14July 9, 2022 8:49 AM

They may as well be hanging panties from their ears lol

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by Anonymousreply 17July 9, 2022 8:53 AM

Op better not be E d w 1 n A. Because we all know that sea cow loves those dangling earrings.

by Anonymousreply 18July 9, 2022 8:55 AM

What about the caftans?

by Anonymousreply 19July 9, 2022 8:59 AM

Hey Gurls!

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by Anonymousreply 20July 9, 2022 9:03 AM

Voodoo Barbie!

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by Anonymousreply 21July 9, 2022 9:07 AM

R21, who looks at that and thinks that is actually hot or sexy?

by Anonymousreply 22July 9, 2022 6:12 PM

Luckily I've never seen a gay guy wearing those, and I live in a very gay city

by Anonymousreply 23July 9, 2022 6:13 PM

Low breeding indicator

by Anonymousreply 24July 9, 2022 6:17 PM

I wonder how many BONER KILLERS the posters on the this thread contain in their looks and on their body. And they are unaware. The mind boggles.

- unfucked self-hating aging gay incels say what?

by Anonymousreply 25July 9, 2022 6:20 PM

R23, they are unfortunately ubiquitous in NYC. Esp the cross earrings.

by Anonymousreply 26July 9, 2022 6:20 PM

Nose piercings on men are even worse. Especially septum ones.

by Anonymousreply 27July 9, 2022 6:20 PM

R25, well more power to you for wearing your ugly super fem accessories. That doesn’t mean we need to fuck you.

by Anonymousreply 28July 9, 2022 6:21 PM

Septum piercings are worse. They are not hot or sexy and I hate seeing guys who flair their nostrils to show them off. It reminds me too much of cows. Something many gay men and straight men agree is tattoos and facial piercings are not hot.

by Anonymousreply 29July 9, 2022 6:39 PM

R29, I automatically dehumanize people who have septum piercings upon seeing them for the first time. They all look like bulls to me.

by Anonymousreply 30July 9, 2022 6:43 PM

I find guys like OP tedious, who push that stereotype that us gay men can only lust after hot, straight alpha males who repress any feminine trait.

Stop that stereotype bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 31July 9, 2022 6:48 PM

Not OP but dangly earrings don't just look feminine, they look stupid.

by Anonymousreply 32July 9, 2022 7:14 PM

Get off my lawn, young whippersnappers with your dangling earrings!

by Anonymousreply 33July 9, 2022 7:59 PM

I hope r16 is ironic.

by Anonymousreply 34July 9, 2022 8:03 PM

Pearl necklaces and dangle earrings I don't get it.

by Anonymousreply 35July 11, 2022 3:23 AM

R31, imagine OP having another opinion. Just imagine that!

No one is stopping you from wearing your dangly earrings and pearlz honey.

by Anonymousreply 36July 14, 2022 8:28 PM

[quote] [R31], imagine OP having another opinion. Just imagine that!

Is that how you justify trolling, another opinion?

by Anonymousreply 37July 14, 2022 8:34 PM

Don’t get me started on this nail polish trend too. Nail polish + pearls + danglin earrings + baby bopper tanks + fibro support group style hair color = 🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮

by Anonymousreply 38July 14, 2022 8:44 PM

Septum piercings sort of broadcast that your hole can accept forearms.

by Anonymousreply 39July 14, 2022 10:09 PM

Monkey pox is a crisis in the gay community OP. Dangly earrings is not.

by Anonymousreply 40July 15, 2022 1:40 AM

Dangly dangly

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by Anonymousreply 41July 15, 2022 2:46 AM

R40 = dangly earring wearing monkeypox spreader

by Anonymousreply 42July 17, 2022 6:04 AM

I have never felt compelled to wear any earrings and I've been gay for many, many decades. Does this have something to do with the trans movement?

by Anonymousreply 43July 17, 2022 6:08 AM

^^ Actually I should have described it as a trans epidemic. It's an epidemic, not a movement.

by Anonymousreply 44July 17, 2022 6:08 AM

R43, I’ve pondered this myself. Could be that or just the overall loosening of gender norms.

I also can’t help but wonder to what extent COVID played a role in this. I feel like I’ve seen this explosion of these sorta gender-bending type styles and behaviors in the last 2 years….

by Anonymousreply 45July 17, 2022 6:11 AM

Very common on straight influencers like Mr. Vinnie Hacker.

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by Anonymousreply 46July 17, 2022 6:18 AM

This has been going on since the '80s.

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by Anonymousreply 47July 17, 2022 6:22 AM

Trigger warning.

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by Anonymousreply 48July 17, 2022 6:25 AM

You're not gonna believe...how out of hand...it's gonna be.

by Anonymousreply 49July 17, 2022 6:25 AM

It really needs to stop. Maybe the elder gays and Gen X’ers can collaborate to start outreach and education efforts.

by Anonymousreply 50July 17, 2022 6:27 AM

Eldergays, this trend actually proliferated among young straight men first so it is hardly a gay crisis.

Unless you are a really pretty male you should leave this alone. It looks awful on guys with rugged looking features.

by Anonymousreply 51July 17, 2022 7:14 AM

Thank you so much, 1985.

by Anonymousreply 52July 17, 2022 7:17 AM

Dangling earrings are the bomb, because queer ya’ll!

by Anonymousreply 53July 17, 2022 2:16 PM

Guys with dangly earrings, tattoos, and painted nails.

by Anonymousreply 54July 17, 2022 3:41 PM

Big enuff 4 y’all hunties?!

It’s Miss @thequeerindigo

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by Anonymousreply 55July 18, 2022 2:14 AM

OP is danglephobic.

by Anonymousreply 56July 18, 2022 2:30 AM

R55 Isn't she sweet!

by Anonymousreply 57July 18, 2022 2:34 AM


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by Anonymousreply 58July 18, 2022 6:23 AM

The eXTTraordinary @thejeffreymarsh

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by Anonymousreply 59July 18, 2022 9:40 AM

Xmas in July

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by Anonymousreply 60July 18, 2022 9:42 AM

It's like a lot of things: good-looking men can pull it off and unattractive men can't. See r47 and r48, respectively.

by Anonymousreply 61July 18, 2022 9:47 AM

I can take it or leave it. It's not one of the outward indicators that would send me screaming/rending my garments/running in the opposite direction.

That infected open wound at R60, is a whole catalogue of wrong things, the dangly earring absolutely the least of them.

by Anonymousreply 62July 18, 2022 9:59 AM

Monkeypox is on the loose exclusively among males, most identifying as gay and earrings are s crisis?

by Anonymousreply 63July 18, 2022 2:11 PM

R63 sounds like a Danglepox denier.

by Anonymousreply 64July 18, 2022 2:37 PM

R61 I don't see any good-looking men, tho.

by Anonymousreply 65July 18, 2022 5:39 PM

Fair enough, R65. I think that Rob Lowe, certainly when he was younger, was generally thought to be attractive though there will always be some who simply disagree with these things.

by Anonymousreply 66July 18, 2022 5:42 PM

My gay younger brother just got his ears pierced and purchased a cross earring just like the original photo so I guess you are right about the trend. I think it's adorable, but he is only 17 and still discovering his style.

by Anonymousreply 67July 18, 2022 5:53 PM

I’ve only seen this on gay porn stars. Then again, I don’t hang out with prissy queens.

by Anonymousreply 68July 18, 2022 5:55 PM

R67, you should intervene before it’s too late. Save your brother.

by Anonymousreply 69July 19, 2022 4:44 AM

R66 Oh, sorry - Rob was hot, I got the photos mixed up.

by Anonymousreply 70July 19, 2022 4:52 AM

This is not even a slightly new trend, it's been coming back for at least 5 years.

by Anonymousreply 71July 19, 2022 4:54 AM

Excuse me...excuse me, OP. Dangly earrings are a sign of growing up and maturity. Think of what they meant to Ann Marie when her father gave her a pair.

by Anonymousreply 72July 19, 2022 4:55 AM

Kundalini: Serpent Power

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by Anonymousreply 73July 20, 2022 11:48 AM

Vermeer redux: Boi with a

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by Anonymousreply 74July 20, 2022 11:50 AM

This has been around since the 80's. Style trends tend to get recycled.

by Anonymousreply 75July 20, 2022 11:52 AM

Aussie tennis player Kokkinakis, who allegedly banged Stanimal's woman, wears a cross in one ear. Frankly, I don't believe he's ever banged a woman. He's always pinged to me.

by Anonymousreply 76July 20, 2022 12:29 PM

R76: quite expressive

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by Anonymousreply 77July 20, 2022 12:34 PM

Earring *and* rainbow wristband

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by Anonymousreply 78July 20, 2022 12:40 PM

it's funny to see all the butthurt squealing in this thread about old gays. butthurt babies squealing and knowing they never get their nelly asses laid gives me a boner. 😂😁🤪

by Anonymousreply 79July 20, 2022 2:54 PM

Dresses are worse. Heavy makeup plus danglers? Ugh

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by Anonymousreply 81July 20, 2022 8:38 PM

In the 80s it was one ear but now it's often two.

by Anonymousreply 82July 21, 2022 9:37 PM

Swing out Sister

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by Anonymousreply 83July 22, 2022 6:43 AM

Category is: 70s Studio 54 realness

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by Anonymousreply 84July 22, 2022 6:47 AM

Very funny, OP, but a crucifix in one ear is hardly a pair of shoulder brushing chandelier earrings which your post suggests

by Anonymousreply 85July 22, 2022 11:24 AM

What's the thing about wearing full women's clothing and hairstyle, with a beard? Looks like the bearded lady in the circus.

by Anonymousreply 86July 23, 2022 6:55 PM


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by Anonymousreply 87July 23, 2022 7:02 PM

The guy at r81 better be a bottom. He has a great body but no package whatsoever.

by Anonymousreply 88July 23, 2022 7:09 PM

SOooo tacky

by Anonymousreply 89July 23, 2022 7:21 PM

DL Fave Jerreth @jerreths

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by Anonymousreply 90July 24, 2022 9:41 AM

^ since we’re on the topic of Jerreth [Colton Haynes’s first known bf]: recently photographer Doug Inglish did a then-and-now shoot. This is Jerreth from around that Colton era

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by Anonymousreply 91July 24, 2022 9:44 AM


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by Anonymousreply 92July 24, 2022 9:44 AM

^ okay, that’s it. Just thought I’d share

by Anonymousreply 93July 24, 2022 9:44 AM

Courtesy of Crayola

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by Anonymousreply 94July 24, 2022 10:22 AM

R81 was cute but tiniest package I’ve ever seen

by Anonymousreply 95July 24, 2022 10:41 AM

R83 oh my sides. 😂😅😂

by Anonymousreply 96July 24, 2022 10:53 AM

R95 I know! You need this to see👇

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by Anonymousreply 97July 24, 2022 10:57 AM

Serving Botticelli realness

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by Anonymousreply 98July 24, 2022 11:39 AM

R81 is Ashley reese

by Anonymousreply 99July 24, 2022 9:43 PM

Move like water

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by Anonymousreply 100July 26, 2022 7:31 AM

Cat poop danglies.

I think Carrie Fisher would have approved of this article.

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by Anonymousreply 101July 26, 2022 7:52 AM

Freshly recovered from Monkey Pox

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by Anonymousreply 102August 7, 2022 4:14 PM

R102 will be back to taking anon loads next weekend. Nothing’s gonna keep him down!

by Anonymousreply 103August 7, 2022 4:26 PM

OP- I'm far more offended by his UGLY haircut than the earrings.

by Anonymousreply 104August 7, 2022 5:15 PM

If you have cats, dogs, and/or children, dangling earrings are dangerous to those loved one. And they might be stuck in old people's dentures like those of OP too. Be sensible and be kind to the helpless and the elderly.

by Anonymousreply 105August 7, 2022 9:35 PM

Chunky, rather than dangly

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by Anonymousreply 106August 12, 2022 2:51 PM

Dangly earrings can get caught in pencil sharpeners and wood chippers, super dangerous.

by Anonymousreply 107August 12, 2022 3:33 PM

This bottom can't even look at his top because top's dangling earring is so ridiculous looking:

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by Anonymousreply 108August 12, 2022 3:41 PM

I, for one, fully support dangly cross earrings!

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by Anonymousreply 109August 12, 2022 3:49 PM

Lol at r108

by Anonymousreply 110August 12, 2022 3:55 PM

My old ass has that same dangly cross earring.

by Anonymousreply 111August 12, 2022 4:59 PM

R108, I know Austin Wolfe get a lot of shit on here, but I always found him. That said, I puked a little in my mouth seeing those earrings on him.

Also; tops should never, ever wear dangly earrings. Bad enough with all the bottoms doing it. Def a top disqualification event.

by Anonymousreply 112August 12, 2022 5:58 PM

Found him hot *

by Anonymousreply 113August 12, 2022 5:58 PM

R113 Good, I thought maybe he. was always getting lost

by Anonymousreply 114August 13, 2022 6:08 PM

Dangly Muscly

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by Anonymousreply 115September 11, 2022 6:08 AM

Dangly earrings are OK if the dude is muscular. What's really faggy these days is multicolored nail polish on an otherwise masculine-looking man. It's the trans erasure of masculine gay men.

by Anonymousreply 116September 11, 2022 6:23 AM

R116: yes! Nail polish on men’s hands is so much more off putting than dangly earrings

by Anonymousreply 117September 11, 2022 6:34 AM

Dangly everything darling

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by Anonymousreply 118September 19, 2022 1:30 PM

Dangly is just too much.

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by Anonymousreply 119September 19, 2022 1:44 PM

Thankfully I'm not around the desperate types who would wear those.

by Anonymousreply 120September 19, 2022 1:45 PM

Bartender on Animal Kingdom had one. It was fucking distracting. Took the focus from his face to what's that thing hanging off his ear? I feel that way about face piercings in general. People who have them want to look stupid.

by Anonymousreply 121September 19, 2022 1:53 PM
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by Anonymousreply 122September 19, 2022 2:04 PM

Even axe-wielding freaks like the dangly earrings!

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by Anonymousreply 123September 20, 2022 6:27 AM

^ ‘Tacky that’s really tacky’

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by Anonymousreply 124September 20, 2022 8:15 AM

Violet hair + Dangly shoulder duster = Double Whammies!

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by Anonymousreply 125September 28, 2022 4:53 AM

I dont mind them but then again I wore earrings back in my youth.Im too old now,but if I were 21 again Id damn sure sport one. Honestly,it sounds like some of you bitches never had an ounce of fun.

by Anonymousreply 126September 28, 2022 5:19 AM

Everyone seems to be struggling to be special and/or unique.

If we accepted what is already unique about us, we'd already be special enough.

by Anonymousreply 127September 28, 2022 5:30 AM

Subtle. Barely there

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by Anonymousreply 128October 3, 2022 9:07 AM

Mmm-hmm, gurl you KNOW daz right.

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by Anonymousreply 129October 3, 2022 12:37 PM

R129: quite funny

by Anonymousreply 130October 4, 2022 5:42 AM

R129, call me petty or obnoxiously picky, etc, but that headband and earrings killed what was otherwise a very hot pic to me.

by Anonymousreply 131October 4, 2022 6:09 AM

‘HOE me Reno I’m Scared!’

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by Anonymousreply 132October 14, 2022 4:26 PM

This guy is straight, Chase Stobbe.

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by Anonymousreply 133October 14, 2022 4:33 PM

R133: good for him to get in touch with his Yin side

by Anonymousreply 134October 14, 2022 4:48 PM

R132, doesn’t Mario the guy with the earring identify as straight? Lol

R133, I subscribed to his OF earlier this year. It’s all him fucking women (blegh), but his physique and those nipples are incredible.

by Anonymousreply 135October 14, 2022 6:15 PM

Dangly, in motion

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by Anonymousreply 136October 21, 2022 10:02 AM

It looks stupid. But then again, I find the fashion of alot of 20something gays to be ridiculous. Unflattering mom jeans and tanks on fat/out of shape bodies, etc, so what do I know?

by Anonymousreply 137October 21, 2022 10:32 AM

It's enough to put me off.

by Anonymousreply 138October 21, 2022 12:32 PM

R2 has a Dangling Earring Etsy Shoppe.

by Anonymousreply 139October 21, 2022 12:37 PM

Butch Dangly

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by Anonymousreply 140October 21, 2022 6:19 PM


by Anonymousreply 141October 21, 2022 6:33 PM

Huddy wears them. Don't think he's gay tho.

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by Anonymousreply 142October 22, 2022 12:52 AM

R142: a pretty straight boy with dangly

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by Anonymousreply 143October 22, 2022 4:16 AM


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by Anonymousreply 144October 22, 2022 4:18 AM

Just a few ideas...

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by Anonymousreply 145October 22, 2022 4:20 AM

it's sported by the unfit

by Anonymousreply 146October 22, 2022 9:35 AM
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by Anonymousreply 147October 22, 2022 10:28 AM

R146 and the trendy uncuts.

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by Anonymousreply 149October 26, 2022 4:49 AM

This dangly shit needs to stop.

by Anonymousreply 150October 26, 2022 6:03 AM

This was a thing in the 80s.

by Anonymousreply 151October 26, 2022 6:32 AM

Elegantly dangly

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by Anonymousreply 152October 27, 2022 7:06 PM

R39 - that is funny on so many levels. I laughed myself silly when I read it. Bravo!

by Anonymousreply 153October 27, 2022 7:37 PM

OP sounds sheltered or young. Dangly earrings have been a thing on men (gay or straight) since at least the 80s.

by Anonymousreply 154October 27, 2022 7:40 PM

^ and since when were they “a thing” on men AFTER say the early 90s? Uh, never, until now.

by Anonymousreply 155October 28, 2022 6:16 AM

R151 Yeah, usually only one, though. (I think.) Rob Lowe in St. Elmo's Fire, I copied that.

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by Anonymousreply 157October 29, 2022 2:31 AM

Scott Valentine

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by Anonymousreply 158October 29, 2022 8:35 PM

Next Big Thang

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by Anonymousreply 159November 1, 2022 5:01 AM

To be I can usually tell if I see a pic of a guy on grindr with an earring that they are 'queer'/bi or into ftms. Seems to be a staple for that crowd...

by Anonymousreply 160November 1, 2022 5:11 AM

Dangly serpent

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by Anonymousreply 162November 1, 2022 10:31 AM

As a matter of fact actor Cody Saintgnue’s sexual orientation hasn’t been determined [but there’s loads of rumors about him of course]

I just thought this pic by Matthew Brookes is quite stunning and deserves to be posted

From ‘Man About Town UK’ magazine

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by Anonymousreply 164November 23, 2022 7:06 AM

I find neon boy @ R162 totes adorbs!

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by Anonymousreply 166December 6, 2022 1:48 AM

No no no no no no no no

by Anonymousreply 167December 6, 2022 1:54 AM
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