But the art of cruising is not simply about shame and self-hatred; it can also be a space of exploration and connection, as queer literature and art have reflected more recently. John Geluardi. Though abuses do occur, conduct on these platforms is ritualized for safety and mutual understanding.
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Only But cruising has always had a place in gay history before the Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village, a mob of some 20 local men descended on the southern edge of Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Weinberg and Colin J. I was also, literally, developing a pretty bad sunburn. After everyone had doled out sufficient praise for the company, the conversation quickly turned, in perhaps inevitable millennial fashion, to everything Olivia could be doing a better job of when it comes to attracting a younger generation of queers.
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Cruising in the Age of Consent Gay men once developed codes to ensure safety in the hunt for sex. Meanwhile, lesbian activist groups like the Lesbian Avengers have been pro-trans for decades. I assumed, at best, that all passions cool somewhat over the years; at worst, I thought something might be wrong with me.
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