Sports·Posted on Feb 24, 2014How To Take A Shower In The Presence Of A Gay AthleteAs a straight guy who goes to a gym on the site of the original Village People YMCA, I'm qualified to give advice on this.by Ben Mathis-LilleyBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Take off the clothes you just used while competing/exercising. Ben Mathis-Lilley 2. Stand under running water and clean your hair and skin with soap. iStock iStock 3. Dry off. iStock 4. Put on clean clothes. (Comfy!) Ingram Publishing And that's it! Congratulations — you have now showered in the presence of a gay athlete without triggering the collapse of civilization.