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Gay Men & Loneliness

Though the Neo-Nazi adorations … are more sinister than the innocuous ideals of the weight-lifting room, they are equally mindless. The offence is not aesthetic; it is entirely political. The homosexuals who adopt images of masculinity, conveying their desire for power and their belief in its beauty, are in fact eroticizing the very values that have tyrannized their own lives…The perversity of imitating their own oppressors guarantees that such blindness will work itself out as self-contempt.
 —Seymour Kleinberg

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