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International iterations of hit reality TV shows is not a new thing by any means. Lucky for us it means we get to meet buffed up lads from all around the world who are eager to cash in on their fifteen minutes.
Long hair on guys has always been a bit of a bone of contention when it comes to the gays. In our often futile mission to appear masculine or prioritise masculinity, hair has been the one of the markers you can control. A short shaved ‘do is less trouble and gives the impression that perhaps you’re a marine or in the army if you squint your eyes and don’t say anything.
Ask your sister, your mum or your girlfriends, a VPL is not something that they want. From bandage dresses to slinky ball gowns, the last thing a woman envisages on a night out is a visible panty line. Put it this way, you don’t want a VPL with your LBD. Well that’s all about to change as us guys are reclaiming the acronym and turning it into something that you DO want, a Visible Penis Line.
‘What’s your favourite season?’ Alexis Rose asks her mother as she’s endeavouring to get to know her. ‘Hmmm’ she ponders, ‘Awards Season?’ says Moira, missing the point entirely but expertly conveying how Mrs Rose lives on a different planet to everyone else.
No, the converse was about the term often used to describe a male who has a hairy body, often very hairy, including but not limited to their beard, chest, arms, back, arms and legs.
Perhaps the best definition comes from the Urban Dictionary which states:
"A gay man who is very hairy all over his body, but is smaller in frame and weighs considerably less than a bear."