Cartoonist Breaks Down The “Gay Classification Kingdom”

Watch out for raccoons, ya’ll.

1. Many people are familiar with the classification of some gay man as twinks, otters, and bears – Oh My!

2. But now, the cartoonist and author of Adventures In Gay– who goes simply by Hat – has created a handy guide to several often overlooked classifications.

3. Click through for his highly scientific definitions of the “gay animal kingdom”.

13. Bonus: What do you call a guy who is denied basic freedoms because of his orientation?

14. Watch the full video and check out Hat’s other work right here.

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Sarah Karlan is the Deputy LGBT Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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