Of a connection with the gay scene
September 09, in urbanconnections 1 Comment
Gating app for gay men
When I was 17, I arranged a date with this guy, but when I arrived at his place there were a bunch of other guys there all taking speed. Sex is great, but sex with substance is harder and harder to come by the more casual we are about this physical act.
New York: Vintage Books, The worldwide computer network that is so much a part of our daily lives today enabled this new anonymous and relatively safe form of socialization for people that feared social retaliation. The site created a safe space to meet other young people who hadn't come out yet — it made you upload a photo of your ID and someone on staff was on hand to check your identity via a webcam.
On this matter, I subscribe to Judith Butler's argument that One can certainly concede that desire is radically conditioned without claiming that it is radically determined, and one can acknowledge that there are structures that make desire possible without claiming that those structures are timeless and racalcitrant, impervious to a reiterative replay and displacement.