Outward

Ask a Homo: Boyfriend in the Closet

Welcome back to Ask a Homo, a judgment-free zone where the gays of Outward answer questions about LGBTQ politics, culture, etiquette, language, and other queer conundrums. This week, an openly gay man seeks advice on how best to support his closeted boyfriend.

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If there are questions you’ve been dying to ask a member of the real rainbow coalition, this is your chance. Send your queries—for publication—to slateoutward@gmail.com, and please put “ASK A HOMO” in the subject line. Note that questions may be edited.

Other Questions Asked of Homos:

How to get pro-gay kids to boycott anti-gay businesses?
Is it OK to touch guys in gay bars?
When does a lesbian lose her virginity?
Why are gays so critical of LGBTQ advocacy groups?
Is my co-worker transitioning?
Do gay men enjoy being catcalled?
Why do lesbians dress poorly at their weddings?
Are gay people capable of platonic friendship?
What’s a militant lesbian?
Are gay men more sexist than straight men?

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