It’s freakin 2023 and straight men are finally ready to admit that they love anal stimulation! Both giving and receiving. Oh, hell yeah!
A thoroughly researched essay titled The Booty-Eating Renaissance made a triumphant return on Gawker recently. In it, the author Tyrone Palmer, says the days of wincing at “anilingus” are over. It’s time they realized that “gay men don’t have a monopoly on anuses!”
The hetero male’s crusade to take back anilingus (a term that, FYI, is very different from “rim job”) began in GQ and NY magazine. But reporter Tyrone Palmer’s piece for Gawker goes a step further. He’s pretty much already accepted that anilingus is the current trend, and wants to figure out why some straight guys still aren’t ready to say it.
“If sex is about a loss of control and giving into pleasure, why is admitting that you enjoy a highly pleasurable act so rife with implications about your sexuality?”Tyrone Palmer in his essay The Booty-Eating Renaissance
Why the sudden interest in anal stimulation? He says the current rise of “booty eating” through super-masculine hip-hop culture is thanks to Fly Young Red, the gay Houston rapper who wanted to normalize gay culture and empower feminine men with his debut hit single “Throw That Boy Pussy”. We guess it worked better than we thought?
“Trick Daddy, Alkaline, Brian Pumper, Drake (allegedly), and countless gay men (such as rapper Fly Young Red, whose viral hit “Throw That Boy Pussy” included the line “Hold it open, I’ma eat it like a Pac-Man”) publicly extoll the pleasures of receiving anilingus for one reason—it feels good. There are physiological reasons for this—primarily the large amount of nerves endings around the anus.”Tyrone Palmer in his essay The Booty-Eating Renaissance
We’re sure the origins of “booty eating” are debatable, but there’s one point here that definitely is not. “Booty eating” is now officially a thing among heterosexuals. Good for them!
Giving it to you straight.
Let’s explore what if means if you’re a “side”–meaning, you don’t like/partake in anal sex–because it’s way more common among gay men than many people think.
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