I’ll be writing a piece soon, in fact, about singer songwriter Natti Vogel and his controversial music video Brown Rice, in which he addresses themes of self loathing and self acceptance in gay men, especially as they relate to body image. Natti says that we gay men often use “illusions of perfection” to torture one another. I quite agree with him, but I think we’re as likely to torture ourselves.

cc: Fred Shirley

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

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