|re: Is Jim gay or straight?|
||Pudding 01:32 pm MST 12/24/06|
|In reply to:||re: Is Jim gay or straight? - RatLoaf 09:56 am MST 12/24/06|
|The anger is towards stupid people who think the sexuality of an artist is important, it isn't.|
> Since there seems to be alot of anger one way or the other
> over this issue, maybe Jim will address it on his blog, as
> he did the comment about him being a NYC liberal, because
> he ranted about how excited he got when the democrats won
> the election. Jim let's his fire show up sometimes, and he
> addresses issues when he gets mad enough. Hey it's a
> simple question, maybe Jim is simply "asexual" and has no
> interest either way. If I were to vote, that's what I
> personally think he is.
> > I don't really give a shit about Jims sexuality, it bares
> > absolutely no significance in the music he writes. He
> > could be straight, gay, bi or have a tendancy for wild
> > squirrels for my liking, I really don't care. And I'm
> > fairly convinced most other Steinfans don't really give a
> > shit either.
> > Just because some gay people have hi-jacked 2 of Jims best
> > known songs 'Total Eclipse' and 'Holding Out For A Hero'
> > and made them their anthems, with Bonnie Tyler and Nicki
> > French dressing up as drag-queens at most Queerfests and
> > churning out a badly re-mixed version of the songs,
> > doesn't mean Jim wrote them with homosexuality in mind.
> > Pud
> > > What's up with people always completely choking on the
> > > question of Jim's sexuality? If no one knows, then that's
> > > fine by me, but of course you're curious.
> > >
> > > I like to think that it makes a helluva lot of difference
> > > whether, say, Harry Potter is gay. Or Tom Cruise. I happen
> > > to be gay myself and I like to think that it puts me in a
> > > position where it's okay to be interested.
> > >
> > > Btw, instead of clogging up every inuiry on this matter
> > > with jokes (even though some of them don't suck, Pudding),
> > > think of the interesting serious discussions we could have
> > > for example about Jim's music's huge appeal to a lot of
> > > gay people. Wouldn't knowing about his sexuality shed some
> > > new light on these discussions?
> > >
> > > Happy holidays
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