In many ways, to ask people to accept gay men, is to ask them to understand and embrace anal sex. Yes, that is not ALL we do in the bedroom, but it’s one of the important things in our sexual lives.
Whenever I hear the statement that “gay/butt sex is not natural,” I wonder if this person knows anything about biology or animals that live in groups. All of nature loves some back door hanky panky; monkeys do it, dolphins do it, even… ok, I’ll stop now before it turns into a Cole Porter song.
Have we always been so shy about our behinds? In the late 1800s French professional farter and entertainer Joseph Pujol, known as Le Pétomane, was a staple at the Moulin Rouge nightclub where he would play musical instruments with his butt, blow out candles from several feet away. He wasn’t farting though, he would suck air in through his butt and then forcibly expel it. He could also suck water out of a bowl with his backside. Now, that’s a power bottom.
Today we’re shining some light into the place where the sun doesn’t shine. What are some common misconceptions about anal sex? How do porn stars do all that sex in movies? Besides using condoms, what are some new ways you can protect yourself from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases?
Taped live at the Center on Halsted in Chicago Illinois- we’re joined by our bootylicious group of sex-experts: Chicago Porn Star J.C. Carter, Dr. Will Wong of the Chicago Department of Public Health and our very own Jim Pickett of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and Project IRMA.
We loved getting our picture taken pretending to enter the Tunnel of Love in Swan Boat created by Scott Bradley and Mike Miller from the Scooty and JoJo Show. Thank you boys! It was very romantic!
•• To find a GLBT friendly doctor, visit the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association’s website search engine.
•• To anonymously notify a sexual partner about an STD, go to InSpot.org.
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