Harry Styles stirred online controversy — again — with his latest comments on gay sex.
The singer spoke with Rolling Stone about “My Policeman,” an upcoming film in which Styles plays a 1950s gay police officer hiding his sexuality. In the article, published Monday, August 22, Styles said he wanted to show what sex between men is really like.
“So much of gay sex in film is two guys going at it, and it kind of removes the tenderness from it,” Styles told the magazine.
“There will be, I would imagine, some people who watch it who were very much alive during this time when it was illegal to be gay, and wanted to show that it’s tender and loving and sensitive.”
The U.S. Senate will delay a vote on legislation legalizing same-sex marriage until after the November midterm elections following a request from a group of five lawmakers who have been working to amass support for the bill.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), who is leading the charge on the issue along with Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), said on Thursday that more time is needed to convince Republican senators to back the measure. Baldwin said the chief concern is that senators who are potential "yes votes" have expressed reticence about backing the bill unless there is language clarifying protections for people who object to same-sex marriage on religious grounds.
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