The newest cover of gay monthly
Attitude has the gay blogosphere wagging its collective tongue
over a hot ten-page spread of Aussie footballer Nick Youngquest.
Youngquest graces the cover of the
magazine's yearly Sex Issue in the act of taking off the patriotic
red, white and blue bathing suit he has carefully been shoehorned
The Aussie native now playing football
for the Brits says he's flattered by his gay admirers.
“I'm very flattered,” Youngquest
says. “If gay men like looking at me, then that's great!”
And says he's optimistic that
homophobic attitudes in the world of professional rugby will change:
“We want to get to a time when everyone can be themselves … you
Frisky blog Hunk
du Jour said Youngquest has “acquired a huge gay following,”
while gay sports authority Outsports.com
commented: “Interesting that Youngquest would pose for the cover of
The Sex Issue for a gay-men's magazine. Interesting and cool ...”
On the Net: UK's Attitude
website is at attitude.co.uk.