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Radical Faerie Annoyances

My 2 roommates are RF's and also "healers" which is basically code word for being a whore. So I guess "healing" has a price. They're nice guys, but as someone who's mother is from India and a father from Mexico, I find it offensive that white men are co opting rituals they know nothing about and whitewashing it so they can light a candle and then go have an orgy with other "fae" folk with annoying yoga names. Am I the only person who finds that movement annoying?

by Anonymousreply 16407/31/2020

No, I find it rather endearing. The yoga stuff is made up and co-opted but Western Europe has a long and storied history with fae and elves.

by Anonymousreply 106/08/2016

SJW's crying about "cultural appropriation" are much more annoying than the hipsters ineptly adopting bits of other people's cultures.

Why don't you stop appropriating white people's culture and technology and go back to a mud hut, OP?

by Anonymousreply 206/08/2016

I would love some examples of "annoying yoga names"!

by Anonymousreply 306/08/2016

This is a fun and funny EST.

by Anonymousreply 406/08/2016

I didn't think there were any Radical Faeries under the age of 70.

by Anonymousreply 506/08/2016

New here, OP?

by Anonymousreply 606/08/2016

A Mexican man wouldn't marry an East Indian woman. As beautiful as they are, and as kind and thoughtful as they are, Mexican men only go Mexican, Mexican-American, or white. Latino men almost never marry darker, and they certainly don't go for 'exotic' cultures.

So, nice try buddy.

by Anonymousreply 706/08/2016

Annoying yoga names?

Anyone?

Tired of waiting.

by Anonymousreply 806/08/2016

OP, they do sound specious

but you sound like you'd be offended by any roommate. ever considered living alone? becoming a monk?

by Anonymousreply 906/08/2016

“A Mexican man wouldn't marry an East Indian woman. As beautiful as they are, and as kind and thoughtful as they are, Mexican men only go Mexican, Mexican-American, or white. Latino men almost never marry darker, and they certainly don't go for 'exotic' cultures.”

One question for the above comment: ever heard of Salma Hayek, ya stupid fuck?

Yeah, I myself have had experiences with the Rad Fae movement and they *ARE* annoying as fuck. You are correct in how their being prostitutes is hilariously explained as “healers”. Many don’t work and bounce around from commune to commune, participating in many “heart circles” and going on about magic. As with most New Age assholes, they are annoying!

by Anonymousreply 1002/17/2019

Annoying yoga names with reindeer games.

by Anonymousreply 1102/17/2019

All New Age types annoy me (at least the ones who take it ultra seriously) but you didn't know what they were into when you moved in? What keeps you there if they bother you so?

by Anonymousreply 1202/17/2019

R10, I think R7 is stupid too but a) this thread is three years old and they probably won’t even see that you bumped it and b) Hayek’s dad is Lebanese, and her mom is Mexican so you aren’t refuting their assertion regardless.

by Anonymousreply 1302/17/2019

They are not prostitutes. They are Sacred Intimates. And it is only right that they should be compensated for their work, n'est-ce pas?

It's one thing to be judgmental, OP, if one brings all of one's education, experience, and intelligence to the assessment. But to be ill-informed and judgmental... now, that's annoying. That's the essence of Trumpism. And the essence of you, too, it seems. White men have been involved in nature and Earth based spirituality for thousands of years. Wicca. Celtic Druids. Etc., etc. The Radical Faeries are just part of a line of tradition stretching throughout history.

by Anonymousreply 1402/17/2019

If you are Indian-Mexican-American you have bigger fish to fry Moglihauntis.

by Anonymousreply 1502/17/2019

New Age stuff is actually Satanic. It's playing around with fallen angels. They need to stay away from it as does everyone. That includes Tarot cards and crystals.

by Anonymousreply 1602/17/2019

R16, step carefully. One bad word from you about Ouija Boards and you'll be hearing from us.

by Anonymousreply 1702/17/2019

R10 is kind of stupid too. Salma Hayek is half Lebanese, not East Indian. Her father was an oil company executive. She's from a very wealthy family. Middle Eastern people have intermingled with Mexico's upper classes for a long time.

by Anonymousreply 1802/17/2019

And yes I know Shakira is from Colombia.

by Anonymousreply 1902/17/2019

Shake my shakira

by Anonymousreply 2002/17/2019

I never knew that Mexicans and South Asians are known for whorish healing rituals. Thanks for the information, OP. I will be sure to put it to good use.

by Anonymousreply 2102/17/2019

I think I hate both the OP and his fairies equally.

by Anonymousreply 2202/17/2019

Ya fuck someone for money, you’re a whore. Period. No shame in it, just don’t paint it as something “enlightening”.

by Anonymousreply 2302/17/2019

[R18] I don’t think the person was saying Salma was Indian, he was commenting on the stupidity of the person suggesting that Hispanic people wouldn’t be attracted to someone exotic from another country with dark skin. That generalization was fucking stupid.

Nice try though, fucktard!

by Anonymousreply 2402/18/2019

R14

“They are not prostitutes. They are Sacred Intimates. And it is only right that they should be compensated for their work, n'est-ce pas?

It's one thing to be judgmental, OP, if one brings all of one's education, experience, and intelligence to the assessment. But to be ill-informed and judgmental... now, that's annoying. That's the essence of Trumpism. And the essence of you, too, it seems. White men have been involved in nature and Earth based spirituality for thousands of years. Wicca. Celtic Druids. Etc., etc. The Radical Faeries are just part of a line of tradition stretching throughout history.”

Just because someone thinks it’s utter bullshit and calls out someone for cultural appropriation, doesn’t mean it’s the essence of Trumpism. Not everyone cares about your crunchy way of life. And “sacred intimates”? Yeah. Sacred. Nothing says sacred like taking PayPal.

by Anonymousreply 2502/18/2019

One of my Massage Whores is one. He joined me up to their FB page. I've never seen so many unwashed unshaven fatties since Coachella.

by Anonymousreply 2602/18/2019

As a freelancer for a local paper I was once assigned to review a play performed by some radical faeries and they accused me of not paying attention during the performance, I suspect because I was avoiding looking directly into the actors' faces out of embarrassment.

by Anonymousreply 2702/18/2019

They obviously weren't very good if they were breaking the fourth wall to look at the audience.

by Anonymousreply 2802/18/2019

Earn enough to live alone....you fat whore!

by Anonymousreply 2902/18/2019

Radical Faeries usually smell.

Bad.

Like ferrets.

by Anonymousreply 3002/18/2019

And they grow misshapen organic carrots that taste like plaster.

by Anonymousreply 3102/18/2019

Those make good sex toys though

by Anonymousreply 3202/18/2019

I dated one, and yeah, he considered bathing 'optional'.

by Anonymousreply 3302/18/2019

OMG tell me about it. I had some roommates who were a couple, that were involved in the movement. Like most people in open relationships, all they did was fight due to jealousy as they both were fucking anyone and everyone they could. Lots of altars and incense. Wonderful cooks, lots of out of town guests and the occasional tent in our backyard. Annoying people, yes. But pretty harmless.

by Anonymousreply 3402/24/2019

We have electricity and no dead bodies in the river. You’re appropriating our culture, bitch.

by Anonymousreply 3502/24/2019

Anyone want to start a Radical Farie thread that does not involve race?

by Anonymousreply 3602/24/2019

So you mean they're co-opting the REAL rituals for praying to the faerie???

by Anonymousreply 3702/24/2019

Is it too late for me to say 0/10?

by Anonymousreply 3802/24/2019

They lost me at “soupluck”

by Anonymousreply 3902/24/2019

What’s a radical faerie?

by Anonymousreply 4002/24/2019

OP, with 2 parents both from filthy backwater national, you just have amazing immunity. Could you even get giardia if you tried?

by Anonymousreply 4102/24/2019

Radical faeiries? You people run in weird circles. I've never heard of this subculture.

by Anonymousreply 4202/24/2019

OMG yes! They’re very very affectionate and playful. But I’m not into the whole “woo” and Goddess crap. Most of them are really nice, but I’ve met several who were very mentally ill. The same issues affecting the gay community are affecting them too, the older faeries annoyed by the new trendy wokeness and acceptance of all, the younger folks embracing their trans faerie’s identities and fighting alongside for acceptance. It’s a fraternity almost. But harmless.

by Anonymousreply 4303/10/2019

Mental illness. Yes. Lots of emotional immaturity, too.

None of the Faeries that I've known ever did very well with rules because rules demand something of you. And they find rules just too confining. These guys live totally in the moment for the now. Being a Radical Faerie gives them license to abandon every norm, even bathing, and embrace every fleeting desire.

But they are not out starting wars. They do not campaign to take away the people's human rights.

by Anonymousreply 4403/11/2019

R44, here. I left something out.

Though it is eminently true they do not start wars, they are not always entirely dependable or reliable with things that require follow-through.

by Anonymousreply 4503/11/2019

There's no harm in the Radial Faerie types, unless you're dependent on them. They're the sort of people I hope never have children.

by Anonymousreply 4603/11/2019

Radical Faeries are people who live their entire lives as if they’re at Burning Man - in 1998.

Their names are generally derived from the natural world, colors and/or body parts.

by Anonymousreply 4703/11/2019

Yeah they’re obnoxious. Always needing “heart circles” when one of them has their feelings hurt, them the whole gathering needs to listen, it’s like the conch in Lord of the Flies. I had one as a roommate and his affectations of everything were *ANNOYING*. A group of crunchy men who think they’re above other gays as “evolved” when in reality, they’re no better.

by Anonymousreply 4804/25/2019

Bunnika, are you here?

by Anonymousreply 4904/25/2019

I am not the least bit bothered by Radical Faeries and whitchie poo gay voodoo spirits etc etc . In fact many of them are perfectly cute and they aren't bothering or harming anyone.

OP if you don't like your roommates, MOVE THE FUCK OUT.

by Anonymousreply 5004/25/2019

Radical faeries are basically gay male Michfesters, only more festive and less into boundaries.

by Anonymousreply 5104/25/2019

Why would you stay there? How can you even be friends of any type with these gross fags? Get out now while you can.

by Anonymousreply 5204/25/2019

My neighbors are RF and it’s amusing to see how they live. There’s usually an old conversion van or camper parked out front and a cast of characters in and out of their house all the time complete with guitar and bongo sessions in the backyard. I met one of the conversion van guys one time out front - very hot long-haired hippie and he told me his name was Earth. Lol! Their house is always a disaster and they’ve got a very crazy intended garden out back. But they are very nice and peaceful so I can’t complain. Hmmm I wonder if Earth is a Sacred Intimate?

by Anonymousreply 5304/25/2019

Bathing does seem to be an option for them.

by Anonymousreply 5404/25/2019

Is Miss OP writing from circa 1987?

by Anonymousreply 5504/25/2019

lol R51!

by Anonymousreply 5604/25/2019

Radical Faeries? Have you forgotten us?

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by Anonymousreply 5704/25/2019

[quote] White men have been involved in nature and Earth based spirituality for thousands of years. Wicca. Celtic Druids. Etc., etc. The Radical Faeries are just part of a line of tradition stretching throughout history.

*sobbing* omfg no to all of this. Whose history? What 'line'? Spirituality from where? I can't believe I just read any of this.

'Celts' is a made-up catch-all to describe no-one and historians mostly concur a group by that name never existed. Historians do mostly agree however that the Druids of the British Isles were dumbfuck MRA cultural gatekeepers of the worst kind as well as nasty POS witch-killing torturers who gave not one fuck about 'the Earth'. Wicca is another story being nu-Age commercialised American shit reworked from esoteric Saxon grimoire and having nothing to do with the natural ancient world or the locus Gods of Europe. Radical Faeries are too young to even have a tradition and seem to be mere LARPing hippies.

yeah almost everything you just said there is inaccurate rubbish, so let's not and just say we did?

by Anonymousreply 5804/25/2019

R58 go burn in a wicker man or something, you "actual" gatekeeper.

by Anonymousreply 5904/25/2019

I signed up for their group email and have never received one.

by Anonymousreply 6004/25/2019

OP = Kamala Harris

by Anonymousreply 6104/25/2019

R60, you made me laugh out loud. There's way too much structure involved with your request. Someone to receive it. Someone to input your info to the mailing list. Maybe someone to create the mailing list, if they haven't done it yet. Then there's the matter of writing a news letter.

As you can see, the obstacles are almost insurmountable. For Radical Faeries.

by Anonymousreply 6204/25/2019

^ lol

by Anonymousreply 6304/26/2019

Nice try yourself, R24, ya big dumb whore!

by Anonymousreply 6404/26/2019

....

by Anonymousreply 6504/26/2019

I did get an email in response from RF but got nothing

by Anonymousreply 6604/26/2019

[quote] as someone who's mother is from India and a father from Mexico, I find it offensive that white men are co opting rituals they know nothing about and whitewashing it so they can light a candle and then go have an orgy with other "fae" folk with annoying yoga names.

Would it be okay if they were non-white people co opting rituals they know nothing about?

by Anonymousreply 6704/26/2019

So are all Mexicans as stupid as r7? Or is he an exception?

Oh, and make sure you trim the hedges too, r7. They’re blocking the downstairs windows.

by Anonymousreply 6804/26/2019

I had no idea that such a thing existed. I knew some Wiccans back in the 90s, but my circle is very small now, and very conventional.

Huh.

by Anonymousreply 6904/26/2019

I recently did my I'm going to hook up with 30 yrs old phase, just to say I could still it , I'm late 40s, many dates ,hated him instantly, but felt the need to pay for everything, and it was suggested I pay for his lost client time. Thousands of dollars and a gopro( thought he'd like a hobby) later, even on Maui, I like older, and later revealed he is a radical faerie, scamming thousands of dollars. He has at least 3 clients everyday. And I marvel how these date apps allow this.

by Anonymousreply 7004/26/2019

"...my I'm going to hook up with 30 yrs old phase..."

Phase? Is that really a thing? I think perhaps not. But, no matter. Whether or not that is an excuse for some really stupid behavior, it all sounds very, very, expensive and I'm oh so glad I did not get the memo on that phase.

by Anonymousreply 7104/27/2019

One of my Massage Whores is a RF. He linked me to their Facebook page and all I saw were pictures of tons of unwashed flesh.

by Anonymousreply 7204/27/2019

Beltane is coming. I’m sure all the dipshits are gathering all their narcotics for the orgies.

by Anonymousreply 7304/28/2019

Post some Faerie IG accounts so we can laugh at them.

by Anonymousreply 7404/28/2019

Here's a veritable fae aggregate on the Instygram

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by Anonymousreply 7504/28/2019

Thanks, R75. I can smell the BO from here. And a little something extra...

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by Anonymousreply 7604/28/2019

Nevermind, it's not the actual body but a recreation. How kicky!

by Anonymousreply 7704/28/2019

About 40 years ago I ended up in rural WVa for about a year. There was some sort of rural gay magazine that was helpful to me, proto radical faerie. I've always had a soft spot for them since.

by Anonymousreply 7805/02/2019

It’s a soupluck not a potluck.

by Anonymousreply 7905/02/2019

Not everyone can be a bourgie WeHo Fag. I've always wanted to reject mainstream culture, but I have never felt assured that any of the counter-cultures were any better. The real problem is human nature and that's pretty much the shitty same wherever you go.

by Anonymousreply 8005/02/2019

[78] RFD (or "rural free delivery" is the magazine for rural radical faeries. You're welcome.

by Anonymousreply 8105/02/2019

OP annoys me.

by Anonymousreply 8205/02/2019

Do FtMs play a role in radical faeries now?

by Anonymousreply 8305/02/2019

Over the years, the FTM and trans issues have created a rumble. The younger generations are for it, the older ones cling to their men’s only space.

by Anonymousreply 8405/05/2019

If I were rich I'd start my own radical faerie commune. Fuck this snake oil salesmen driven society. Just be fun and whimsical.

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by Anonymousreply 8505/05/2019

[quote]I find it offensive that white men are co opting rituals they know nothing about

Like a mexican chick in a white wedding dress co-opting one of our rituals?

Or a mexican chick going to a Catholic church?

You really don't know anything about European people, do you?

by Anonymousreply 8605/05/2019

[quote]someone who's mother is from India

Well she better not have a job, because women working is a white ritual.

by Anonymousreply 8705/05/2019

Don't be afraid to be who you is.

by Anonymousreply 8805/05/2019

Yes they’re gross, yes they’re annoying, yes they need to take a shower. Every single one of them I’ve met, has seemed to be “touched” in one way or another. They’re either all druggies or head cases or both.

by Anonymousreply 8905/07/2019

[quote]They’re either all druggies or head cases or both.

But at least they're authentic!

by Anonymousreply 9005/07/2019

They’re nice folks. I think it’s silly we’re debating people we don’t know. Yes they’re eccentric, yes they’re hippies, but they’re not harming anyone, they have the same issues like the other communities under our queer flag. They just happen to drench it in sandalwood and try to move past it. It’s all about sharing: your soul, energy, creativity, a recent bout of crabs...lots are communal types, many are not.

by Anonymousreply 9105/07/2019

Crabs lol

by Anonymousreply 9205/07/2019

Yeah. Well crabs is realistic I suppose. They don’t use deodorant and their crotches smell like bad feta.

by Anonymousreply 9305/07/2019

R2, sooo worth repeating

Why don't you stop appropriating white people's culture and technology and go back to a mud hut, OP?

by Anonymousreply 9405/07/2019

R94 Ya sure told him, didn’t ya?

by Anonymousreply 9505/08/2019

Radical Faeries are the sort of people I want to like, but don't actually like in real life. They have good hearts, admirable ideals and interesting fantasy lives, so I want to get on with them, but they're so thoughtless, flaky, and out of touch with reality in real life that there's no common ground with a hard-headed bitch with a STEM education like me.

So I sort of wish them well from a distance.

by Anonymousreply 9605/08/2019

Yes, they’re flakey. They can’t function with life without having group heart to hearts. They’re obnoxious.

by Anonymousreply 9705/08/2019

People find the Faeries obnoxious because the Faeries reject so much of the mundane bullshit we cling to and build our lives upon. That rejection of one's way of life stings and a dismissive response is our defense. They are harmless people.

by Anonymousreply 9805/09/2019

R98 mundane bullshit? I’m sorry but sitting next to a ripe fag on the bus smelling of cracked pepper, crotch, and 9 day armpits isn’t mundane. It’s offensive.

by Anonymousreply 9905/09/2019

[quote] but as someone who's mother is from India and a father from Mexico, I find it offensive that white men are co opting rituals

Bullshit, where do you think your brown ancestors got that from? It wasn't original you know. And no I'm not gonna do your homework, do some research before starting such a dumb ass thread

Of course if you look at the OP's IP addy you can see he is the race troll that has started numerous other race bait trolls.

by Anonymousreply 10005/09/2019

Unfucked germaphobic sexphobic xenophobic bitter eldergays bitching about Radical Faeries being annoying?

by Anonymousreply 10105/09/2019

R101

Young adults can be just as disgusted by you people, so fuck off!

by Anonymousreply 10205/09/2019

Were they the precursor to otherkin? Bc if so thanks for that, I hate it.

by Anonymousreply 10305/09/2019

R103 I’m sure plenty of them identify as “otherkin”. They’re a pretty weird bunch, with a group consensus that they’re better than others as being “evolved”

by Anonymousreply 10405/12/2019

They smell. Like cheese, body odor, ass, armpits, and kwell cream,

by Anonymousreply 10505/15/2019

There is a general consensus of snobbery about them as being this “so woke” group of people. Currently, it seems they’re fighting over trans men and their place within their social structure. Personally I can think of better the ways to spend my time with a bunch of unshowered, nasty hippies. I’m not pagan, nor New Age, and I find nothing about them appealing. I knew several “healers” when I was in my twenties, who were just delusional. You’re a whore, be proud, but don’t make it what it is not. Sex for money doesn’t make you a healer, it makes you a whore.

by Anonymousreply 10602/19/2020

Annoying yoga name: Ra of Earth

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by Anonymousreply 10702/19/2020

[quote]There was some sort of rural gay magazine

RFD.

by Anonymousreply 10802/19/2020

Most of the faeries I've met were just as bourgie as any weho queen, r80. I get that they mean well but it all looks like middle-class new-age woo to me.

by Anonymousreply 10902/19/2020

A few years back, I spent a very laid back and pleasant New Year's Eve at a Radical Faeries' space in San Francisco.

by Anonymousreply 11002/19/2020

Stop co-opting white rituals like using a computer, OP.

by Anonymousreply 11102/19/2020

If I may take a moment to be "problematic" - if either OP or the roommates are still alive, they need to die in a fire.

by Anonymousreply 11202/20/2020

They are the biggest bunch of losers and they are usually quite ugly. Body odour is mandatory and teeth are optional! Mentally ill, or strung out....OR BOTH! makeup, glitter, and an apple green goatee.... HOT!! 🙄 “Meet my new boyfriend.... Paprika Pumpernickel!!” They can all eat shit and die

by Anonymousreply 11302/20/2020

They’re an unstable mixture of headcases, drug addicts, elder fags and body odor. They’re smelly sex workers with no ambition in life but welfare.

by Anonymousreply 11402/21/2020

They’re a bunch of “woo woo” idiots with stupid rituals, potlucks (they’re BIG on potlucks), men of various stages and mental capacities (mental meaning those who either have their shit together, or those touched souls who drag everyone into their problems), older generations who want to preserve their culture and original intent of their movement, newer generations who have forced inclusion of FTM and natural born women in their sacred spaces which has of course caused nothing but trouble within their movement (as with anyplace that wants to be exclusionary for sacred reasons, there will always be a group of assholes demanding to participate).

They’re basically a group of LGBT and whatever popular letter is added, who no matter how snobbily think are more evolved than other Queer people, they’re not. They’re hookers who charge for their “healing” services, and they’re stupid white people with even dumber rituals that they’ve bastardized from other cultures. They smell and pretty much fuck anyone they can.

Avoid at all costs.

by Anonymousreply 11502/22/2020

[quote] potlucks (they’re BIG on potlucks)

It’s a soupluck not a potluck.

by Anonymousreply 11602/22/2020

I have THE FUNNIEST story about an expensive kitchen remodel, a faerie-adjacent dirt twirler, a “soup-luck”, and “her special salsa”... Long story short, she showed up to this soupluck, barefoot and B.O. a-blazin, with “all the fixin’s” for her “special salsa”....well, she commandeered this fabulous new kitchen, blew up the blender and got tomahtoeee ALL OVER THE WALLS!!! I’ve never laughed harder in my entire life!!

by Anonymousreply 11702/22/2020

Diet twirler?

by Anonymousreply 11802/23/2020

DIRT twirler=grateful dead type hippie girl

by Anonymousreply 11902/23/2020

Thank you, R119.

by Anonymousreply 12002/23/2020

how do RF's actually survive in the modern world, to do things like.... pay rent? buy food? etc.

and what is "woo woo?"

by Anonymousreply 12102/23/2020

R121, see definitions from Urban Dictionary.

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by Anonymousreply 12202/23/2020

...I know one conniving cunt of a RF, who went trotting off to a weekend drum circle (orgy) in the woods. His partners mother died...and he called (pre-cell phones) the ONLY number he had (some farmhouse in bumfuck Vermont) and the person who answered was like “Um, gee, I dunno if I can disrupt the circle, let me check.... My friend was DISTRAUGHT, his MOTHER just died, and this strung out piece of shit Faerie didn’t want to get his Partner for him, lest he disrupt the “Majik”.... I told my friend that would be a dealbreaker for me. SORRY.

by Anonymousreply 12302/23/2020

Thanks R122

I know this makes me "Super Gay" but this is what I thought of when I heard the term!" (see center top)

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by Anonymousreply 12402/23/2020

"how do RF's actually survive in the modern world, to do things like.... pay rent? buy food? etc. "

And that's why I generally regard such people with more pity than censure.

by Anonymousreply 12502/23/2020

How do they pay rent, buy food, etc.? All the ones I’ve known have been lazy fucks who survive on potlucks and the kindness of strangers.

by Anonymousreply 12602/23/2020

R126. So true...they are ALWAYS “couchsurfing” or looking for ways to “barter” their USELESS “talents” for meals, makeup, etc. And whoever said they attract the mentally ill Is 100% spot on. The few I knew (thru a friend) were TOTAL grifters, you know, They do “energy work” and “spiritual healing”....fucking losers

by Anonymousreply 12702/23/2020

I find them to be the biggest jokes of the community. They remind me of the Cockettes, in the sense of the whole communal thing. Except the Cockettes were and are amusing. Here in Portland, there are several “houses” all over the city of various faeries and their neverending potlucks. One can’t keep up with their name changes, and if you’re attracted to cis men only, the you have offended the (younger people’s) sensibilities of inclusion, because God forbid you can’t control your sexual preferences. Yes, showering is optional. There is always a faerie or two who is literally traveling all over the USA, grifting from house to house and getting rides from others to get to their destination, bartering with sex work, “energy healing” or whatever excuse gets them to their destination. They don’t have monogamous relationships at all, because that one person they’ve met for 3 minutes (like a bath house hookup) could be “the one” to give them an “exchange of powerful energy” and whatever STD’s they’re carrying. So yeah, like most typical men, they think with their dicks and basically only care about getting off and then waxing poetically about all the Goddess energy that transpired. Many of them yes, as has been mentioned above, are mentally ill people who are off their medications (or undiagnosed) and need serious help (by human standards. According to the faeries these “special spirits” just need a hug and a bran muffin). Lots of them have addiction issues (heroin or meth) and it seems like their fellow faeries remain neutral on actually getting people the help they need.

I think the original source of how they began with activist Hardy Hay at the realm, I believe it was a purer movement back then. He wanted it to be a men’s only space. Period. It was a place where the femme gay men could be themselves. Then in the last 20 years, it began to change and the infighting began as women and FTM men started to demand to be recognized and included. Separate events and gatherings (from what I have read and heard) had to be created to satiate these entitled people that barged into a movement. Still to this day, the fighting continues.

Personally, I find the entire movement now in 2020 to be an absolute joke.

by Anonymousreply 12802/26/2020

That is when Pete Buttplug loses at cribbage to his wife.

by Anonymousreply 12902/26/2020

OP, being multi-cultural while appropriating my English language does not give you a right to confabulate to create fake threads while not knowing the word is "whose."

by Anonymousreply 13002/26/2020

What R129 said.

by Anonymousreply 13102/26/2020

Right on, R130. Confabulation is not liberation!

by Anonymousreply 13202/26/2020

R128 hits the nail on the head. They are EVERYTHING he said and more! Grifters in a glittery tutu, scabby lips, and BLARING B.O. I knew OF a faerie who actually had money (thru his older husband) and the other faeries were so insanely jealous, they repeatedly took shits all over their stoop, and lawn.... I couldn’t stop laffing

by Anonymousreply 13302/26/2020

They’re annoying and gross. Wouldn’t want to wear anything from them if offered. No thanks. Any bugs I’m hosting are my own.

by Anonymousreply 13403/05/2020

The earthy, natural sex that I assume these people have...it kind of excites me. Exchanging bodily fluids in a natural way is attractive, as are thoughts of beards, breath, and bush. But the BO would be a deal breaker if it’s too bad.

by Anonymousreply 13503/05/2020

I like some people's b.o., as long as they're not grossly overweight with terrible diets (that gets proper stinky). I'll dive into a dude's pits if his smell turns me on.

by Anonymousreply 13603/05/2020

Here's some soothing reading for OP. I think radical faeries will press just as well.

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by Anonymousreply 13703/05/2020

R137 Sadly is the OP was able to do so, none of these Radical Faeries would look half as adorable as those in that book.

by Anonymousreply 13803/08/2020

They heal with their mussies?

by Anonymousreply 13903/08/2020

This guy was on his way to SF where he joined the Radical Faeries and founded the Cockettes. His story is just as interesting after that but I’ll leave it to someone else to tell it. Any eldergays knew him? Had him?

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by Anonymousreply 14003/09/2020

R140 The Radical Faeries weren’t founded until 1979 by Gay activist Harry Hay. The man above in the photo was known as Hibiscus (George Edgerly Harris III) founded the Cockettes in San Francisco in 1969. The Cockettes were male and female and gender-bending as performance artists and all around crazy. The Radical Faeries sought a cis-gender mens only space, which it was for a very long time until the last several years.

The Cockettes have a great documentary out about them as well.

by Anonymousreply 14103/10/2020

R141 I may have gotten his Cockettes and Radical Faeries history backward. He later came back to work for Roy Cohn and died of aids.

by Anonymousreply 14203/11/2020

There is no such thing as a pure culture: Anthropology & Sociology 101. Spare us all your PC/SJW claptrap.

by Anonymousreply 14303/11/2020

Cultural appropiation is just an excuse to be racist towards whites while acting like a victim. Can you imagine if OP's roommates acted like rabid sjws everytime he "co-opted" something white people made like jeans, driving a car or using electricity. Perpetually offended puddle of kitten piss OP.

by Anonymousreply 14403/11/2020

I suppose eating corn (we call it maize!) is cultural appropriation, too.

by Anonymousreply 14503/11/2020

Why do people still practice this? I bet you they are all glued to their "mystical energy" smartphones and on Instagram...

by Anonymousreply 14603/11/2020

I HATE these penised interlopers.

by Anonymousreply 14703/11/2020

Yeah, they’re obnoxious but harmless people. I agree, utterly annoying. But then again, I find most New Age people to be annoying.

by Anonymousreply 14803/14/2020

A few people with wacky names and outfits prancing through the forest does not a movement make

by Anonymousreply 14903/14/2020

Well, every single one of them I’ve met have all been “touched” in some way. They need “heart circles” and safe spaces to let their feelings out.

by Anonymousreply 15003/16/2020

Yeah it seems they got too far away from the original intent and now it's just the crazies left.

by Anonymousreply 15103/16/2020

Lots of crazies. Stella Maris has ruined the Nomenus and Wolf Creek sanctuary.

by Anonymousreply 15204/08/2020

R152 Yes Stella has ruined the WF sanctuary and believes she’s some sort of “leader”

by Anonymousreply 15304/16/2020

Man cannot survive on potlucks alone.That’s why we encourage souplucks.

by Anonymousreply 15404/17/2020

I’m sure they’re having lack of distancing potlucks and “energy” healing sessions on the land. What a joke they are anymore. They’ve turned into a fucking cult almost.

by Anonymousreply 15505/22/2020

You be you, let them be they and get the fuck over it.

by Anonymousreply 15605/22/2020

R156 let me be me and YOU can fuck off, how’s that fuckface?

by Anonymousreply 15705/22/2020

OP trust your intuition on this. Don’t let anyone trick you into anything that feels off in the slightest way. The healers don’t seem to want to heal but want to get laid. faeries and elves have been part of European ancestral history from before christianity. There’s that which doesn’t have to do with sex. Sex can be something sacred/spiritual but that’s between souls with a strong connection and it will feel healing. Go with your guts OP. An orgy is just an orgy.

by Anonymousreply 15805/22/2020

Dear idiot fuckface at R157. Really not only do you obsess about the behavior of others you get angry when called on it.

by Anonymousreply 15905/22/2020

They’re insufferable jokes. I’ve never met one that was mentally stable, they’re all hot messes.

by Anonymousreply 16006/21/2020

It’s a movement that started for gay men on the fringes of our “community”, but has instead as of 2020 been overrun by a bunch of mentally ill men, trans men, and women who have turned these spiritual retreats into some sort of primal scream therapy community. I have yet to meet a single stable one here in Portland, who wasn’t a fucking hot mess.

by Anonymousreply 16107/31/2020

Poetland.

by Anonymousreply 16207/31/2020

Oh grow up OP. Go read a book. The tale of human civilization is one of a series of what you call co-opting. What rubbish are they teaching you in school these days.

by Anonymousreply 16307/31/2020

R163 awww someone hurt your feelings?

by Anonymousreply 16407/31/2020
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