Cruising for sexor cruisingis walking or driving about a locality in search of a sex partnerusually of the anonymouscasualone-time variety. According to historian and author Tim Blanningthe term cruising originates from the Dutch equivalent kruisen. In a specifically sexual context, the term "cruising" originally emerged as an argot "code word" in gay slangby which those "in the know" would understand the speaker's unstated sexual intent, whereas most heterosexualson hearing the same word in the same context, would normally misread the speaker's intended meaning in the word's more common nonsexual sense.
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The appeals of cruising for sex are easy to see: anonymous hookups whenever you feel like it, the thrill of not getting caught, the feel of the outdoors, and all without even having to actually be gay or bi. A lot of the time, especially in public toilets, guys will just be jerking off with other guys watching them. People go cruising for anything from voyeurism watching to orgies group sexand knowing what sort of interactions you are seeking for yourself is very helpful.
One website has lifted the lid on all the major hotspots in the city. Now that dating and hook-up apps have made casual sexual encounters more convenient, the number of people seeking partners for thrills in public places is on the decrease. The site lists open-air locales, toilets, bathhouses and bookstores with star ratings and tips for how curious forum readers can get the most from their cruising experience. The most secluded spots are in the south-east of the park as well as the rose garden in the south-west corner.
Photo by Freek Zonderland via Stocksy. A favorite of those seeking a thrill in the early Internet age, as well as more than a few closet cases, the site has long been home to detailed information about where to seek anonymous trysts in mostly public locations—from a cruisy toilet near the Disney World monorail to a steamy locker room in the basement of a Moscow health club. To ensure the publicly horny aren't caught in a sting by law enforcement—who have historically played the part of affable co-masturbator, until they arrest you for solicitation—users were and still are encouraged to report any suspicious behavior to the site itself as a "heads up.
Vatican officials might be surprised to learn in which room of the Vatican Museum a recent visitor found "paradise. By offering listings of "tearooms" camp slang for bathroomstruck stops, adult bookstores, parks, streets, and other public spaces where men make themselves available to one another - along with personal ads, tips on cruising etiquette, and a guide to free pictorial sites called "Dick on the Web" - Cruising for Sex is drawinghits a day. The site's creator, "cruisemaster" Keith Griffith, says his ambition is to "show society at large that this kind of sex goes on everywhere, all the time.
Top definition. Cruising unknown. Cruising is just driving around with no clear destination, at low speed.
Cruising for sexor cruising is the act of walking or driving about a locality in search of a sex partner, usually of the anonymous, casual, one-time variety. In a specifically sexual context, the term "cruising" originally emerged as an argot "code word" in gay slangby which those "in the know" would understand the speaker's unstated sexual intent, whereas most heterosexualson hearing the same word in the same context, would normally misread the speaker's intended meaning in the word's more common and presumably less threatening nonsexual sense. This served and in some contexts, still serves as a protective sociolinguistic mechanism for gay men to recognize not only each other, but those who may wish to do them harm in broader societies noted for their homophobia. In the latter half of the twentieth century, decriminalization of homosexual behavior increasingly became the norm in English-speaking countries.
This shot was taken on Christopher Street, New York City, on a weekend afternoon in the autumn of It was an extraordinary time to be a gay man in the city: sex was everywhere. Christopher Street was the home of the Stonewall Innwhere riots against police brutality and homophobia in helped kick off a nationwide movement for LGBT rights.
In a little-noticed development, U. Eduardo Delgado, a Park Police public information officer, told the Washington Blade the 26 arrests made in the park since Aug. This raises serious doubts about whether the government can prove criminal intent. Albanes said he asked the defense lawyers representing some of the men arrested on sex-related charges at Meridian Hill Park to reach out to the Blade to talk about their cases, including whether prosecutors with the U.