Tuesday, 6 May 2008

114: ffolkes

Brian Davis in “Punch” 22 November 1967

Hey look! High-heeled boots, hands on hips, chi-chi neckerchiefs, pursed lipsticked mouths, long eyelashes and they’re holding hands? Yep, pardner, they’re gay cowboys! The suggestion is that he’s ridden into some sort of prairie Sodom, where stereotypically tough manly men have become men's men. Notice too, how they tower over the other cowboy so that there might just be a hint of intimidation.

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