Man Crush Monday: Gary M. Kramer

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week, Philly film critic and author of the recently published Directory of World Cinema: Argentina, Gary M. Kramer. 

Submit your Man Crush Monday! Here are the rules: (1) You have to name three to five guys you’re crushing on (2) You and all men involved have to be from Philadelphia (3) Email your crushes to

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STRIPPED: Peter Andrew Danzig

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Photo by Evan Schapiro.

My coming out story is …
My friend Danielle. I decided to tell her I was gay at a football game, in which she responded, “So that’s why you’ll never make out with me!” It was sobering to have that moment met with a laugh and a smile. My mom responded similarly, telling me it didn’t matter as long as I found love.

If I’m checking out a guy, chances are he has …
Beautiful eyes. It’s all about eye contact for me. That reveals a lot about a person. Also, pecs are kind of my thing. So there is that, too.

My worst date was …
Someone took me out for ice cream and then told me 15 minutes in he had purchased a hotel room. Ummmm … no. It was the shortest date ever. I’d say 20 minutes in total — enough time to finish my ice cream!

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