Without a shadow of a doubt, I can now see why Craig Foss wants to be a Minister.
…certain gay communities seem to prefer certain cars. The leather-and-Levis set loves a good truck; butch gals enjoy¬†anything with 4√ó4, and for reasons yet to be explained, bears adore the tiniest of cars, like the¬†MINI Cooper¬†and the¬†Mazda Miata. (This bodes well for the¬†Fiat 500, no?)
And so, we weren‚Äôt really surprised yesterday when someone suggested that¬†the BMW 7-Series is the unofficial gay car of Los Angeles. After all, communities can be tied to geography just as easily as body type, so it makes sense that LA‚Äôs up-and-commers would be drawn to the sleek, high-profile elegance of the 7-Series.
Remember recently when Ron Howard and Vince Vaughan got into trouble for describing a car as ‚Äúgay‚ÄĚ in a movie trailer? It sparked a small debate about the approprietness of the word ‚Äď particularily because it was used in derogetory terms. And lets face it: people who still use the word gay as an insult are idiots. End of argument. So lets move on. ¬†Gay¬†is not a bad thing, it is not an insult, so can it be applied to cars? Recently, a friend and I were having a conversation about the very subject. Turns out, in an impromptu inventory of his gay friend‚Äôs cars, one vehicle stood out. The¬†BMW¬†7 series. Like 7 out of the 10 gay people he counted drove the 7 series. Now, understand that this friend travels in a typical 40 something ( albeit fabulous) crowd of successful people. People in different industries, but of a particular economic class, obviously. But still, why the high number of 7 Series? In my own experience, I too could think of a disproportionate number of gay people who had a BMW 7 series as well. Maybe there was a trend‚Ä¶