A+ Roundtable: Our Celebrity Crushes

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For many of the team, a celebrity crush gave them the first inklings of gayness. When your friends are crushing on Justin Timberlake and you're holding a candle for Mel B, after all, it's definitely a sign! I really wonder, if we surveyed a larger portion of the queer population, if we'd come away with some consistent patterns in early celebrity crushes. Is there something about these people that read as queer, that draws them toward certain actors, musicians, people in the public sphere?

Then, of course, it can just be fun to have a celebrity crush. It's a crush that can have very few consequences when it comes to your actual life...

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