“You can have bears that are big or small, hairy or smooth, bearded or shaved, muscular or chubby – there isn’t a predefined script”
“If people are feeling isolated or confused, don’t torture yourself like I did”
“[The patients] thought the sexual activity was part of the therapy and an attempt to cure them of homosexuality by engaging in the acts”
“For some members of the group it’s their only social outlet”
“It gave me the confidence to start the conversation, and reassured me that I didn’t need to have all the answers”
The checklist claims gay men are easy to identify because of their love of beards and branded clothing.
The couple revealed it was their “love for the LGBT community” and Mr Weed’s acceptance of himself as a gay man that contributed to their decision to divorce.
“Nothing is going to happen, he will still be getting awards and jobs, so why am I telling this story? Because it can happen to anyone”
“We wanted to do something a bit different – you don’t see a lot of naked hockey”