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Gay Fascination with Super Heroes


Saturday's New York Times Fashion & Style section examines the party Skin Tight U.S.A., an occasional get-together at Manhattan's legendary Stonewall Inn for men who like their clothes superhero tight. And in doing so, the paper takes a closer look at gay people's fascination with comic books.

The party, which attracts as many as 250 people on some nights, is just "one way that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender comic book fans are expressing themselves today," the Times reports. "They are coming out, loud and proud, in blogs, peer groups, Web comics and more, simultaneously pronouncing their sexual identity and their devotion to comic books."

Read the full story here.

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