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Jack Fritscher notes that bears celebrate "secondary sexual characteristics of the male:
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Gay and Lesbian Washington. The character Anger disagrees, saying, "I saw a really hairy guy. Smith wrote about his gay brother Don and about his Kevin's being on the cover of A Bear's Life magazine and the related cover story, and his feelings about being a "bear icon" in the gay community. A group of Smithers' gay friends pass by on a street car and one of them shouts, "Hey Waylon! In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Lesbians are claiming an identity gay men monopolize".
The comics are created by Tim Vanderburg under the pen name Bruin. Bear clubs often serve as social and sexual networks for their members, who can contribute to their local gay communities through fund-raising and other functions. Washington PostAugust 29, A variety of media has been established specifically to cater to bears. The bear concept can function as an identity or an affiliation, and there is ongoing debate in bear communities about what constitutes a bear. Human sexuality Sexology Sexual slur Terminology of homosexuality. Is that the Mr.