Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Fun with Grass Skirts: WWII photo

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | March 26, 2010 12:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Gay Icons and History, Living
Tags: gay soldiers, vintage photo, vintage sailors, WWII

Shipmates on leave? Friends fooling around? Actors in a play? It's a lovely mystery to me.

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I'm not sure that white socks are appropriate for wear with a grass skirt. Maybe the little cutoff "footies" that are favored in X-tube porn would work. And Doc martins would shift the image to a whole 'nother level.

Yeah, that makes me think it's in the "sailors fooling around" category. That's a fairly big mistake for anyone doing this sincerely to make.