Ravers have been hit especially hard by the pandemic, with almost no opportunities for dancing-that-becomes-sex-and-then-just-a-messy-hug in well over a year. But circuit parties also have reputations as toxic nightmare-discos, where molly-addled white gays on steroids blindly writhe in a swamp of body dysmorphia and santal 33. And it’s exactly that vibe organizers are hoping to replicate in this post-Covid world!
Citing that “enough was enough,” Matt Steiner told his roommate that he absolutely needed quarantine to end soon so he could get back to starving himself for the approval of his sexual partners.
Mourning began Wednesday afternoon after the announcement that courageous and outspoken gay activist Larry Kramer died at age 84. One group of gay activists chose to break quarantine and suit up for a pool party honoring his life and work.
“It was an impossible choice to make,” said bartender Steve Gardener, 38, who was the only non-pornstar judge of the contest.