Tag "Bottom Shaming"

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“To Be A Bottom Is Not An Insult.” Johnnell Terrell Calls Out Bottom Shaming

The model and inspirational speaker on LGBT issues, Johnnell Terrell, recently took to his Instagram page to address the issue of bottom shaming in the gay community. The IGTV video

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Bottoms Have Dicks Too

I’m in this Facebook gay group that I am considering leaving because of all the community, internal prejudice that simmers in there. Considering the fact that the group is filled

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The Bottom Chronicles (Entry 5)

Getting to a place of self acceptance meant I had to overcome two kinds of shame: the shame of being gay and the shame of being bottom. I remember back

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Troye Sivan’s ‘Bloom’ Elegantly Combats Bottom Shame

In the wonderful world of gay sex, “bloom” can mean many things: a hole stretching open around a cock, a gape after that first slick pull-out, or a rosebud (or

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‘Total bottom’ Haaz Sleiman talks bottom-shaming and hooking up with Anderson Cooper ‘a few times’

Actor Haaz Sleiman made headlines this week when he released a video on social media announcing that not only is he gay, but he’s a “total bottom.” “I am a

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It Is Time To End Bottom Shaming

Originally published on advocate.com “It’s cool, man. I’m clean. I swear.” Admittedly, this uncouth line worked on me more times than I care to recount. During my naive years, I