Making him very nearly comical. This humour and satire offer to disconnect the viewers from the intimate physical violence he commits – the gory rape associated with dead. He showers them in the ejaculate to bring them back again to life and we also are bizarrely motivated to locate their psychological vulnerability endearing: he just raped to help his pursuit of companionship. In so doing, LaBruce invokes the thought of necessary rape, therefore doubting the perpetrator’s accountability.
The final item used as a weapon is the black ejaculate alongside the phallus and rape. Gay pornography profits through the attraction of bareback porn: the spectacle of bodies offering into carnality, sin together with threat of contagion (HIV), realising a loss in control entailed in the connection with orgasm (Dean, 2009: 106). The demonic nature of Sagat’s monstrous ‘fucking’ connotes the terror of HIV exposure together with Tops’ capacity to make use of this to terrorise in a uniquely masculine and way that is insertive. (more…)