Hm, the Japanese BL manga and anime scene has puzzled me since I stumbled on it a few years ago. It clearly seemed not to be targeted at gay men, and I couldn’t figure out what was going on. Thanks for the cogent explanation and your own perspective.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com