Gyms Second to circuit parties, gyms are some of the most erotic places in the world. Barbershops I knew my barber was a keeper the first time I sat in his chair: The views in this slideshow do not reflect those of The Advocate and are based solely on my own experiences. Mainely Men provides a comfortable environment in which men may examine traditional male roles and explore what it means to assume alternative roles. If you give gay men an effortless way to hunt for sex on-the-go, everywhere they go, all the time, they are going to go for it.
Cruising comes naturally to these places, since people-watching and cruising are basically the same thing, and what better way to lick the foam off your lips than having someone lick it off for you?
Before anyone tries to convince you that bathhouses are no fun — that they are filled with creepy onlookers and tweaked-out drug addicts — go to one. You might miss the first 15 minutes of Act Two, but nothing ever happens in the first 15 minutes of Act Two. But the quintessential gay bar — that tawdry dive with a rainbow flag in the window and a glory hole in the bathroom — is important, because long before chat rooms and mobile apps, gay bars were some of our original cruising zones.
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