Bill Eld's Penis
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As a young gay man my experience of homoerotic pornography was passive. If someone had porn magazines I’d look at them. But I never bought even one. Given my tastes I’m more likely to be aroused by a model in a sweater catalog than gay porn.
Nostalgia has caused me to look at more of the queer erotica of those days than I did when it was being produced. Even though I hadn’t been paying attention when I saw Bill Eld’s face the recognition was instant.
His photograph must have appeared in many, many magazines. Not that it was his face that gave him so much success. It was his penis. He must have had one of the most celebrated cocks of his time.