Last week, things got heated on Queerty about “slut-shaming” and so-called “stereotypically gay” swimwear — whatever that is — a debate sparked by a sexy photo noted singer Steve Grand posted of himself in a minimal speedo. A consensus emerged that Steve looked great.
Questions were raised about what constitutes appropriate swimwear for what occasion. From a gay day at the beach or by the pool to, well, wherever else you might wear a swimsuit, here’s a little bathing suit etiquette guide to help you undress to impress.
As we enjoy the height of beach season, check out our guide to proper swimsuit etiquette…
Sure a board short may be more family-friendly, but sometimes you gotta show the kids what a great pair of pins look like — just avoid drawstrings at the hip. As a general rule.
There’s really no place or time when an asymmetrical man-thong is appropriate. That’s a fact.
Whether a bear in the forest or a twink pitching a tent, an assless singlet isn’t the best way to heed the call of the wild.
Speaking of the wild, a leopard print is pussy galor-ious, but there’s no glory in a Borat mankini.
Working Out at the Beach
Showing Your Pride
A Chic Evening Beach Party
The White Party
Old-timey bathing suits are the best and can be worn anywhere, but when it comes to the White Party, less is more. Though it’s probably best to avoid anything that can be used as floss in a pinch.But hey, if you got it — or even if you don’t got it — flaunt it.
Les Fabian Brathwaite — let me see that man-th-thong-thong-thong.