Twinkle Bell Rock

Twink: A boyish-looking, young gay man, usually under 22-years-old with a slender build and very little body hair.  The term likely derived from a shortening of the name of the famous, golden, phallic-shaped Twinkie snack cake - a tasty, cream-filled snack with no nutritional value. After the word became widely used, it was assigned the bacronym "Teenage, White, Into No Kink," although none of those descriptors are necessary to identifying as a twink today.

Oh, that adorable boy.

I have shoes older than him, and the receipt to prove it. Yes he's a youngster, but today's twinks are getting a much earlier start than those in the past - and boy do they like to par-tay - so put your guilty conscience to rest, my friend.

One man’s jailbait is another’s one true love, so if you’ve got a bright-eyed snuggle pup on your Christmas list, give him something besides enough shots to render him comatose.

Try some music; the Scissor Sisters, to be exact. A deserving favorite of the young and the getting-up-there alike, the Sisters have a new release, “Hurrah! A Year of Ta-Dah,” a two-disc DVD set that includes a full live concert filmed in London. Throw in “Ta-Dah,” the album, and you’ve got a fun evening.

I mean, what’n the hell could go wrong with songs like “She’s My Man” blaring from the speakers? If nothing else, it may get a knock on the door from that cutie down the hall. (See Closeted Man.)

Twinks can often be found on the party scene with their equally twinky-crew in their fiercest club wear. But, depending on how hard they pre-party before hitting the streets, they may not always remember what happened while they were out. Rest assured there will be plenty of photo evidence of the fabulous night.  

A photo album or assortment of photo frames from the Beveled Edge makes a great gift for your twink to display the zaney exploits of his click... or his own headshot. Visit for gift ideas ideas.

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