Gayn*****s from Outer Space!



Watch out, dear readers, for there is a lacy-drawered, limp-wristed menace lurking in the space-bathrooms of your turgid, overworked Classic Space ships! These fiendish homosexuals will look at your peen, in the bathroom, grinning fiendishly. Nothing could be worse!

It is our experience, however, that only closeted gays like former Senator Larry Craig have to troll around in bathrooms like this, so we will assume that this particular bathroom goblin is merely working for the Space-Conservative Space-Party (note the red outfit), and is not meant to be a hateful caricature of all gay people everywhere.

But who knows? The risky use of racialized minifigs leads us to wonder if flickr user "legoloverman" is a black-power type (note the black-power afro) who thinks homosexuality is a mark of "the white man's decadence". Perhaps he made this moc from inside a Nation of Islam-style flying saucer?

16 comments:

  1. Pete did ask if I found it offensive prior to uploading, and I thought it was fine (though I guess i'm not too sensitive about my sexuality). I can assure you though, he didn't mean any disrespect or insult.

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  2. I just assumed that the blonde was excited to discover he had a larger penis than the black guy.

    If you've never met a non-closeted gay man who's trolled toilets you've presumably not spent too much time amongst gay men. I've met many. The biggest gay club in my city is even named after the practise.

    To let you in on a little straighty secret: if there was a similar system for hetties many more men would be all over it too. Unfortunately we have to rely on our (mostly) differently motived gender-opposites.

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  3. tl-dr: I think this post says way more about the motivations of its author than it does about the subject.

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  4. Agreed that all men are sluts, gambort; but I'm not sure what you are reading into this about me, besides my being a gay liberal atheist which I make no secret of.

    I hope you're not just defending this incredibly ill-advised moc because legoloverman is a fellow non-american?

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  5. I'm not particularly defending it at all and probably wouldn't have posted it myself. Although I've posted other things that in retrospect I maybe oughtn't.

    Mostly I was taking offense to your response. That situation does happen so to act as though it doesn't is kind of silly. You've probably never had a man stare at you over the top of the wall in a public cubicle while you crap and then follow you out smiling. Trust me, you don't want to.

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  6. PS. Though good call on your question. I approve.

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  7. Oh, as a relatively young pretty gay man I've been treated like a piece of meat more than I care to remember, and I'm quite familiar with the bad habits of gay men, but there is a difference between criticizing your own minority group and stereotyping someone else's.

    And this moc was definitely informed by stereotypes of blacks and gays, which I guess I have less patience for than most people.

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  8. The problem is that your response to this and other gay issues is just as stereotyping. You act on the default assumption that the creator of whatever it is you dislike is a prejudiced white male.

    I've pashed and felt up men but never gone further. Does that mean I'm allowed to talk about some gay issues but not others? If I'd gone for a handjob could I talk about more? You're assuming a privilege for yourself simply by drawing lines around who can or cannot talk about something.

    Not that the criticism is reserved to you. One of the greatest faults of Queer Theory is that it always (at least as far as I'm aware) has to postulate a 'queering' of some form of 'straight'. Just how you define 'straight' is left unsaid and can be highly problematic. It's interesting that a methodology designed to encompass a fluidity of viewpoints still has to base itself on an artificial backdrop.

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  9. So your arguments are 1) poor oppressed straight white men 2) i have touched a peen, and nobody "is born gay" there are only "homosexual acts", so i am qualified to comment 3) queers are pretty much contrarian liberal feminists who choose to be gay for abstract reasons instead of it being an inborn trait (unless i read that wrong?)

    It's an inborn trait, gays are a legitimate minority group, the end.

    What about the black portion of my argument? The big dick thing may be a positive-ish stereotype, but it still is one.

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  10. 1) Kind of, 2) Sexuality is not as simple as you make out as any bisexual will tell you (no I don't consider myself one), 3) I've got no idea what you mean but I was always struck by how misogynistic queeny men could be.

    I'm pretty sure I never really had a point. I just thought your complaint deserved some sort of analysis beyond 'oh that mean man prejudicing people'. Your argument is so black and white you could practically be a fundamentalist.

    And if I'm not qualified to comment on gay issues I'm even less qualified to comment on black ones. As are you.

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  11. Well you agreed with me that the moc was a bad idea; the point of the post being how murky the territory was (shades of gray, fine distinctions etc), and that you can pretty much read anything into it if you don't know who Peter is.

    You just didn't like my style. That's fine.

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  12. Yeah that's pretty much it.

    Although I kind of do like your style (which is why I read your blog). It's more that I don't like the thought process that converts "I don't think it's right" into "it's bad". It's too religious (for want of a better word) for my tastes.

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  13. Well if I'm a little reactionary about gay shit, blame the American Taliban for tirelessly working to keep me a second-class citizen. Antigay lobbying group Focus on the Family/Family Research Council is about an hour's drive from where I live.

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  14. Bullshit jonesy, Focus on the Family is totally like an hour and a half from where you live.

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