I saw this story on the news last night about how this girl is running for king and another guy is running for Prom Queen at Roosevelt High School. They both consider themselves "transgender". I gotta be honest here, this disgusts me. I couldn't find a picture of the boy, but seeing him with a wig, padded bra, and spaghetti strap shirt just made me sick. I am no homophobe but I just can't believe how acceptable this is all becoming. This post is definitely not PC, so don't be looking for that here.
I'm just saying, 10 years ago, when I was in High School, if you said you were gay or transgender, or whatever...you would get beat down by the jock "cru". I wasn't in that crowd, but as sheltered as our high school was, you would've been an outcast. There are people that were "rumored", but you never saw it like you do today...just 10 years later. I was trying to get some input from a younger hipster a couple months ago, but never heard back. I wonder what it is like these days for these high schoolers and jr. highers today?
As the MTV generation gets younger and younger the amount of programming with the cliche gay guy or lesbian girl couple seems to increase more and more. Even network shows seem to have somebody, whether it be Will and Grace, Scrubs, or the Office.
I was at the mall around Christmas time and saw a normal guy/girl couple and the guy had the classic pink polo shirt with a popped collar (not cool by the way) and he was very femine sounding and acting. I was taken back because he actually fit the cliche "gay guy" image, but was totally with his girlfriend. Then some older guy came up to him and was praising him for how great a job he did in the previous night's football game. I was just so confused because the guy was the farthest thing from the "jock" image that I could imagine.
I know I'm being long-winded here, but I've been thinking about all this stuff for awhile now. I'm just sick and tired of this weird girly-guy trend that has these teenage boys acting like jr. high girls, down to the point of spending more time on their hair than the average girl. There's a definite line where some guy's can pull off the whole rockstar vibe and still be men and the guy's who just look like girls. It's not just the dress, but the whole attitude. I can't handle it anymore. Will the real men please stand up!