Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The intentionally boring gay agenda

Towleroad reports: Beef stew, jigsaw puzzles, vacuuming, and sofa cuddling are among the things that make up The Gay Agenda, a performance art piece from Randy Roberts Potts, the gay grandson of famed televangelist Oral Roberts.

Potts writes: "To present a clear image of what gay domesticity looks like, we will set up a 'home' in each town inside a borrowed storefront. Two men or two women will inhabit the space as a couple for several days at a time, the occupants performing routine tasks: vacuuming the carpet, making coffee, reading the paper, playing cards with friends, ordering pizza, watching TV, etc.. No intimacy beyond what might be acceptable for any heterosexual couple in public will be presented; ie, it will be limited to casual contact -- hand-holding, an arm around each other, a casual kiss hello/goodbye, etc. THE GAY AGENDA AS CONCEIVED SHOULD BE INCREDIBLY BORING TO WATCH."

The project's website is here, and Facebook page here. The Gay Agenda is coming to Oklahoma City on February 10.

Watch a promo video for the project below:

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