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At a all the same more physical with it is also 20 years since I enrolled as a PhD swotter, researching the iconography of gay porn, funded via the British Arts and Humanities Explore Cabinet and inspired during the put to good of scholars such as Waugh and Dyer (1985, 2002). This was the crux at which my lettered shoot fittingly began and a investigate course was plotted that has led to the issuance, this year, of my own disquisition, Gay Obscenity: Representations of Sexuality and Masculinity (Mercer 2016). Porn matters as a cultural exception, and it uniquely matters to gay men. It mattered in the 1960s when Joe Dallesandro appeared nude in the pages of After Lucid, it mattered in the 1980s enough for the benefit of Waugh to provoke a situation for its dissection, it mattered in the 1990s in the middle of the AIDS turning-point and it matters now.