Friday, February 24, 2012

Wayne Loves Christopher Reeve!

My first gay crush was Christopher Reeve as Superman.


I was 5-years old, and my uncle took me to see "Superman." I was so psyched because I had a few Superman comic books and finally I was going to see the 'real thing'.

When he finally appeared on screen, saving Lois Lane after she fell out of the helicopter, I was in awe over his smile and big blue eyes.


I had seen some old Superman shows on TV too, but Christopher as Superman was just amazing to me!

Wayne - Kenora, Ontario, Canada
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Frank Loves Elijah Wood!

My first gay crush was actor Elijah Wood.

Actually, my crush was on two boys that were just a few years older than me: Elijah Wood and Macaulay Culkin.

It happened seeing them in the movie, "The Good Son."


At that age, I had this idea that I wanted to be their "best friend" even if just to spend time with them.
I liked them both in separate movies, but I think
"The Good Son" is what definitely confirmed my crush.


I'm 27-years old now and I've met them both at various times in my life after I turned 21. My crush for Elijah was still there, but that ended as soon as I saw the first "Lord of the Rings" movie.

As for Macaulay, I had the privilege to be on the set for the movie "Party Monster," with a good friend and mentor, Brian Warner (best known as Marilyn Manson).

The little that I got to talk to Macaulay, I accidently told him about my crush as a child. He said it was nice yet innocent, but that people change...

Frank - Dallas, TX
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Frank Loves Richard Crenna!

My very first gay crush was actor Richard Crenna.

I first saw him at age 6.
He was playing Luke McCoy on TV's "The Real McCoys."


I thought actress Kathleen Nolan (Hassie McCoy) was the luckiest person in the world, to have a husband as handsome as Luke.

Eagerly waiting for each weekly episode, I also began to notice Pat Boone on his show that aired just before.

I found only one other (boy) friend who also shared my interest in Crenna and Boone, and we spent hours each week with our (girl) friends, excitingly comparing their contrasting handsomeness.

Frank - Fall River, MA
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Kim Loves Winona Ryder!

My first gay crush was actress Winona Ryder.

I was 19, when I saw her on a "Rolling Stone" magazine cover.

Seeing her was my "when I knew for sure moment."
I would just stare at her in the checkout aisle at the grocery store.


Her hair, those eyes, her lips, those twisted up overalls, and no shirt.

I found it amazing, and I've always remembered it.
I didn't know if I wanted to be her or be with her.
But I was definitely OK with either happening to me.


My girlfriend always says she's going to look for an original copy of the magazine on Ebay and buy it and frame it for me. :)

Kim - Columbus, Ohio
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