Lethe Press Labirint Ozon. Bears on Bears : Interviews and Discussions. Bears, for the uninitiated, are gay men who defiantly challenge society's ideal of physical appearance, who celebrate the fact that they are often large, hairy, and don't give a hoot about what fashions are parading down the runway. In this revised edition of Ron Suresha's thought-provoking, humorous collection of interviews with men, including editor David Bergman, cartoonist Tim Barela, and comedian and writer Bruce Vilanch, questions of gay male stereotyping, commodification of the human body, the oppressiveness of the "physical ideal," and how body image affects personal growth are discussed. Bears on Bears brings together contributors from around the world, from a rich variety of perspectives and backgrounds. Bear History and Evolution.
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Radcliffe is considered a pornographic icon, and in particular, an icon of gay bear subculture and its physical aesthetics. Radcliffe was born in Staten Island, New York in Radcliffe was "discovered" in by photographer Chris Nelson. During the same photoshoot, Radcliffe also shot his first solo pornographic video. Continuing to work as a regular model for Brush Creek Media, Radcliffe quickly became popular in the bear community. Radcliffe worked as the chief financial officer of a software consulting company during the late s and early s.
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It also describes a physical type. Bears tend to have hairy bodies and facial hair ; some are heavy-set ; some project an image of working-class masculinity in their grooming and appearance, though none of these are requirements or unique indicators. Some bears place importance on presenting a hyper-masculine image and may shun interaction with, and even disdain, men who exhibit effeminacy. The bear concept can function as an identity, an affiliation, and an ideal to live up to, and there is ongoing debate in bear communities about what constitutes a bear. There is also, anecdotally, more acceptance of tattoos and body piercing in the bear community.
BEAR Magazine is a periodical specifically geared toward gay and bisexual men who are — or who admire — " bears ", i. In San Francisco, in , Richard Bulger began a self-xeroxed magazine called BEAR , dedicated to the appreciation of hairy, bearded, masculine gay men. Thus, with his connection to gritty, edgy gay biker culture and proximity to the Lone Star Saloon and with the growing success of "'zine" desktop underground publication taking hold in San Francisco, Richard saw a unique opportunity. In fact "Bart Thomas" was a pseudonym Richard Bulger chose for himself "bart" being the German word for "beard" in the earliest days of the project.