What Baskit Got Right About Selling Underwear To Gay Men

Remember back, in like the 90s or something, when Calvin Klein found the secret to selling men's underwear was to turn the entire practice into one big experiment in selling sex? Yes, I'm talking about that Marky Mark thing. And while Calvin hasn't let up (see: Kellan Lutz), the brand has been usurped by other labels like 2(x)ist who play even more to gay men's stereotypical senses. But even with CK's cheeky "Do you want to see my dick?" video to push its latest underwear brand, the label Baskit seems to know where the market is heading. With a new campaign from rugby player-cum-model Nick Youngquest, Baskit is continuing the trend of letting straight guys pitch drawers to gay customers. But now it's turned the entire endeavor into one giant opus of masculine sexuality (even if the video does manage to misspell his name in a title card), where wearing a certain underwear line is no longer just about looking sexy and feeling confident, but identifying with the model showing off the goods. It certainly helps, though, that Baskit chose a model who, while straight, is among the most publicly gay-friendly athletes out there.

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You’re Gonna Buy Whatever Jack Mackenroth Is Selling

OH SNAP — Jack Mackenroth stars in a new ad campaign for Todd And Terry Underwear, which are slippery when whet. (Previously_

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WorldNetDaily selling Holocaust revisionist literature

HateWatch branded this book “Holocaust revisionism” a good decade ago. It’s amazing that a well-read conservative Web site would promote this kind of thing.




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WalMart Selling LDS Anti-Gay Children’s Book

So it appears that WalMart has joined the crusade to 'save' young people from homosexuality and is in opposition to medical and psychological science and standards:

More than 100 WalMart stores in the Intermountain West are stocking a new children’s book aimed at Mormon families to help in overcoming homosexuality. Chased by an Elephant: The Gospel Truth About Today’s Stampeding Sexuality, was authored by Janice Barrett Graham, wife of Stephen Graham, President of the anti-gay organization, Standard of Liberty,  an LDS-oriented educational foundation.

It appears that the attempt of the Mormon Church to make itself appear more mainstream by attacking us is heating up, this time with the help of the ubiquitous WalMart stores serving as outposts of the LDS church in the intermountain west.

In the introduction to the book, Graham claims that she wrote it to “help shed the clear light of truth on today’s dark and tangled ideas about male and female, proper gender roles, the law of chastity, and the God-given sexual appetite.”

Elsewhere, she has her own theories on Gay suicides:

“Could it be that there are hidden factors at work that contribute to gay youth suicides?” she asked.

“How about encouragement to adopt a popularized but unnatural sexual label? How about addiction to soul-killing same-sex pornography? How about being introduced by adults to behaviors too heinous to mention in polite society? How about being told they are forever homosexual and thinking they will never have a normal family life?”

The daemonisaion of gays seems to be the major weapon in the battle of the magic underwear crowd to win mainstream acceptance from conservative Christians; it does appear to have won over the Roman Catholic Church to close co-operation between Salt Lake City and Vatican City, the former using the scheme to achieve acceptance, the latter to take the heat off of its conspiracy to hide paedophiles by scapegoating gays.
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Wal-Mart Selling Anti-Gay Kids’ Book

Q Salt Lake reports that over 100 Wal-Mart stores are carrying the anti-gay children’s book written by the wife of the president the Mormon anti-gay group Standard Of Liberty.

Chased by an Elephant, the Gospel Truth about Today’s Stampeding Sexuality by Janice Barrett Graham was written to “help shed the clear light of truth on today’s dark and tangled ideas about male and female, proper gender roles, the law of chastity, and the God-given sexual appetite,” according to Janice Graham in the book’s introduction. The Grahams claim that their son, Andrew, successfully changed his sexual orientation and is now a happily married man.

Andrew Graham has published his own book about being “lured” into homosexuality while a student at Brigham Young.

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Should NYC’s County Clerk Be Selling Gay Marriage Mugs to Couples Who Can’t Gay Marry?

"I Went To New York City To Get Gay Married And All I Got Was This Lousy Mug." While gay couples cannot marry in New York, if you bother trotting down to Manhattan's City Clerk's office, you can take home a wonderful parting gift from the shop: mugs featuring a male or a female couple with little hearts that say "We do." They cost . And they'll go great with your marriage certificate domestic partnership paperwork. Too bad the city's professional gays won't be drinking from them.

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