Some bears do not want to associate with men who do not fit their notion of what a "real bear" should be. For a debut album on a tiny label by an unknown artist, Horn of Plenty got tons of critical notice, gushed over by influential music sites like Pitchfork. Originally created as an alternate to the abundance of shaven men represented in gay mainstream media, BEAR grew over the course of years into an internationally distributed glossy magazine, which featured erotic photographs of masculine, mature men and erotic stories. Bears tend to have hairy bodies and facial hair; they are burly, hefty, stocky, husky, rustic, and natural; some are heavy-set or muscular; some are chubby; some project an image of working-class masculinity in their grooming and appearance, though none of these are requirements or unique indicators. BEAR Magazine is a periodical specifically geared toward gay and bisexual men who are — or who admire — " bears ", i. Hidden category:
Black Bear - Hairy African American gay man.
Droste, who is gay, has dark Cary Grant hair, broad shoulders, and a geeky suaveness—he can wear knee-length cutoff shorts without looking like an idiot. Taylor, who has a passing resemblance to actor Michael Pitt, lived across the hall from Rossen during their freshman year. Some men regard their overweight condition as a form of self-acceptance.
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