90210 Teaches Us Gay Guys Can’t Touch Straight Guys Without It Being All Weird And Stuff

Oh, is Gay Teddy still on that 90210 show? It’s been so long since (since November?) we last so him kissing Ian in the hallway! But let’s resume mid-smooch, where the pair are found out by that step-brother guy whose name I can never remember. Francois? Saxby? Oh right, Dixon. Anyhow, after spotting Teddy snogging, Dixon asks one of his pals, “Can a guy kiss another guy and not be gay?” WHICH IS JUST ADORABLE, because, um, I don’t know the answer! And then there’s awkwardness when Teddy rolls up. And then, yikes, cut to Teddy laying a hand on Dixon, and Dixon interpreting it as him getting all gay on him. ZOINKS! And then Teddy basically comes out, but not really. High school is hard!

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  • Jon B

    I disagree… I think it was realistic. When I first came out to my best friends, they were incredibly supportive. But there were a few odd moments here and there. Our relationship had always been very affectionate. We went to camp together since we were 9, living in a bunk for 2 months a year. When we had sleep overs during the winter or sleep in a hotel room, we’d share a bed. About a month after coming out, we were all in a hotel room together and one of my friends was a little hesitant share a bed. I was a little insulted, but I understood. I think it’s normal, especially when someone first comes out at a young age for his/her peers to question his/her intentions. Maybe it’s not ideal… but it’s certain a reality… and that’s what the show portrayed.

  • justiceontherocks

    The gay surfer bears an interesting resemblance to Troy Aikman. Perhaps that is unintentional.

  • PopCultureMngr

    awkward yes… realistic for TV- ok… better than a big bullying scene certainly.

  • McMike

    So this is the one and only infamous “not a total queeny gay character” on TV? Great. I guess I can now rephrase my statement to “There isn’t one ‘I am not totally ashamed of being queer'” gay character on TV. It’s great this is more realistic but it sucks it’s so true-to-life that the general American male population, in many areas, treats you as if there is something seriously wrong with you if you’re homosexual.

  • me

    “so r u gay?”

    Yes Im fuckin gay!! And if you got fuckin problem with it I suggest you back the fuck up and don’t piss me the fuck off. Cause the last thing I’m in the mood to deal with is a little fuck like you PMS-ing over who the fuck I like. Now bring yo ignant ass out here and let’s surf!!

  • Rando

    I actually expected him to say something totally sappy like “Why didn’t you feel like you could tell me?”

    However, I liked this much more. I thought it was more realistic. I think Ian and him make an adorable couple though.

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