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Who Doesn’t Want to Shower With Barney Frank?

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Posted on Dec 23, 2010

The congressman tackles what appears to be a vexing implication of gays in the military for some conservatives. As Frank puts it, “We don’t get ourselves dry-cleaned. We tend to take showers. ...” And “Do you think that gyms should have separate showers for gay and straight people?”

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By RenZo, April 6, 2011 at 12:49 pm Link to this comment

As a card carrying homo myself, I say emphatically that showers should be integrated. I personally like looking at straight men’s genitalia and buttocks while they aren’t noticing. “We” all do it, all the time. Be nervous, be very nervous!

And I would shower with Mr Frank.

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By RenZo, December 27, 2010 at 9:15 pm Link to this comment

IF he were as witty wet as he is dry, I would shower with Mr Frank. I am sure it would be entertaining.

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By Anarcissie, December 27, 2010 at 1:50 pm Link to this comment

If I needed a shower I would be indifferent as to the presence or absence of Mr. Frank, as long as he maintained proper social decorum.

As he himself points out, people have been showering with homosexuals as well as other kinds of people in the military, schools, locker rooms and so forth ever since they had showers, jokes about dropping the soap while in the Navy to the contrary notwithstanding.  I think most of the tension comes from people who define themselves as heterosexual but have significant homosexual urges; for them, I suppose, being in the presence of naked members of the sex of repressed interest must be rather disturbing.  I don’t see why it would bother anyone else.

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By Queenie, December 26, 2010 at 9:37 pm Link to this comment

Shower, dammit. Not show. Mea culpa 3 times.

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By Queenie, December 26, 2010 at 9:35 pm Link to this comment

To be truthful, Mr. Frank does not turn me on so the answer is no, I wouldn’t want to show with him.

George Clooney, yes!!

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By rico, suave, December 26, 2010 at 6:23 pm Link to this comment

Anderson:

Really. Expect more of this idiocy as the new dispensation festers in the military Petrie dish.

Anarcissie:

Do YOU want to shower with Barney? NO? Knuckledragger!

Oh, I’m sorry. You DO want to shower with Barney.

This headline falls under the “Do you still beat your wife?” category.

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By Anarcissie, December 24, 2010 at 2:04 pm Link to this comment

The media have to play to the knuckledraggers.

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By G.Anderson, December 23, 2010 at 11:42 pm Link to this comment

The whole idea of this is crazy, people have been unknowingly showering with gays, since elementary school. Please stop being a trouble maker just to get some attention.

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