My Gay Closest Friend By Tony Bravo, Illustrated by Jenifer Wofford

My Gay Closest Friend By Tony Bravo, Illustrated by Jenifer Wofford

“C an you come beside me into the doctor? ” The writing ended up being from Jacqueline, my mate and confidante since 1852 (roughly) therefore the girl that is only ever kissed. Don’t obtain the idea that is wrong we had been in Westside tale together whenever we had been 10.

If Jacs and I also required each other, “yes” had been suggested. “Are you unwell? ” I inquired.

“It’s the sort of visit where just my GBF is going to do. ”

Nothing more must be stated.

In bay area there’s two types of male/female pairings. A person is the coupling that is heterosexual. The second reason is the girl duo that is GBF/straight. GBF: Gay Closest Friend. That’s my globe: certainly one of friendships that have lasted longer than romantic entanglements, hours conspiring inside our key language, as well as on a number of occasions, trying to puzzle out what type of us the ambiguous guy that is hot hitting on.

Such as for instance a Tibetan lama, GBFs are created, perhaps maybe not made. I’ve developed several theories concerning the reason behind these unique relationships.

1. Biology: Around puberty same intercourse inclined guys usually become alienated from male peers at approximately the moment that is same are trained to look at female peers as competition. Hence, an alliance comes into the world.

2. Socio-politically: Historically, ladies and men that are gay been second-class residents in a global ruled by heterosexual guys consequently they are normal co-combatants because they battle the injustice of sexism. Read more