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Tuesday 3rd January 2006

The cubicles in the showers at my gym (oh yeah, it's early January, of course I am going to the gym) have frosted glass between them. Their doors are made of the same material. The glass is frosted enough to not be see through, which is what I as a modest showerer like. I don't want people able to make out any more than a big white blob when they attempt to peep at me cleaning sweat off my body. In fact I am doing my best to let people only see a big white blob whenever they are unlucky enough to see me nude.
But something is awry with the shower system. All the frosted glass at bottom and genital level and below (in every shower), both at the sides and the front seems to have been scraped or washed off somehow, so that the glass is no longer opaque but is properly (partially) see-through. So anyone who really wanted to could look through from the front or the next cubicle and get a better idea of what I might look like bare. Especially if they really placed their face right up against the glass.
It's a strange phenomenon and I suppose might have somehow been caused by water corrosion, but the area of un-frostedness seems too coincidentally to be the area that people who like looking at showering men would most like to look at. I suspect it was done by the gays. All of the gays. All desperate to get a slightly better view of my naked flabby body.
I may be wrong and my homophobia might be influencing me (as you know I am against gay weddings - God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve after all), but that seems the most likely explanation. A kind of Great Escape style operation involving all the gays, who ever time they go into the shower scrape off a bit of the frosting, bit by bit (and then carry the little bit they have scraped away out of the showers hidden in their swimming trunks later to be discarded on the floor of some gay bar somewhere whilst everyone is dancing all gay and stuff) resulting in the frosting disappearing altogether and the evil gays getting their evil gay wish.
To be honest it seems like a lot of effort to go to. Especially as it's very easy to see loads of non-blurred naked men walking around in the gym - usually putting body lotion all over their buttocks (and I'm not gay - I'm not - but if I was gay, I would imagine that is the kind of thing I would really enjoy looking at and then writing about at length on some website or other).
Anyway it makes me feel uncomfortable that my bottom and genitalia and my washing of them are now on view to any of the gays who happen to be lurking around, just dreaming of seeing a fat short man's flabby naked body. The gays covert that more than anything, mainly because most of the gays are very fit and muscly and buff and envy the unfit bodies of the not yet gays. Also it makes me paranoid about weeing in the shower, because someone might see. And what kind of a world is it where a fat man can't wee in a communal shower. That's what communal showers were invented for. I have to go and use the urinals - and we all know how disgusting that is.
I might be being paranoid. Maybe it's a design flaw with the glass. But I bet it isn't. I bet it's those dirty, perverted, gorgeous gays.

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