Heteroflexible- Men Who Have Sex with Men But Don’t Identify as Gay
These guys identify as gay. (Photo courtesy of Glenn Witman) Openly gay rec league players such as Kirby Pumper (from left), Pierre Tardif and Kurt Gabrielson, who compete at the Friendship Cup, are promoting diversity at the grass-roots level.
Can Men Have Sex With Men and Still Call Themselves Straight? “I’m not sure there’s a name for what I am,’ says Dillon, a college hockey player. In reality most men don’t identify as gay even though on occasion they enjoy kissing, stroking and other forms of sexual intercourse with men. Does it make a man gay if he enjoys sex with men every now and then? Does it make him a hypocrite if he doesn’t own up to it?
Dillon is part of a growing trend of young men who are secure in their heterosexuality and yet remain aware of their potential to experience far more—sexual attractions, sexual interactions, crushes, and, occasionally romantic relationships with other guys. Dillon lives these contradictions—seemingly hetero guys who now reject that label, sexual description, and identity.
Check out this fascinating interview with Dillon, a college varsity hockey goalie who identifies as straight but enjoys sex with men every once in a while.
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