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The Beard

3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  61 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
“Beard’ is a term often used to describe women who, knowingly or unknowingly, are dated by gay men to give the man the appearance of being straight. These relationships often end in broken hearts and serious misunderstandings. What happens when it is the gay guy who is the beard?

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Ayanna
Apr 04, 2013 Ayanna rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnr, reviewed, lmao-what
Post-read Notes:
This was a frustrating read. A quite annoying read. I really wanted to like it. I have no idea why, since the concept IS interesting, but when I think about it, it (at its most basic denominator) has been done before. I suppose its novelty wore off?

*sigh

///Rest of the Review, written partly as I read as I am wont to do\\\
I liked it until it started hinting at Love Dodecahedron...

Actually, even before that, something about this had a really manga-y feel about it...and that's not n
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Aznangelz
Feb 20, 2012 Aznangelz rated it it was amazing
Dale works at a fast food joint just to help is grandparents take care of his now disabled mother after his father's suicide. He's a character I can really feel for, and can see as a real person. Dale agree to be Cole's beard, to help get his father support with re-election from the gay community, not because he wanted money or fame, but because he wanted a friend.

There's no sex scenes in the story, but it doesn't mean Dan Kirk sugar coats the story with sweet bunnies and innocent fairy-tale ki
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C
Jul 04, 2013 C rated it it was ok
Very unrealistic and just cliche overall. I did finish but skimmed the last 2-3 chapters, have no idea what happened with the pictures and, really, don't care.
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Shelves: free-fiction
3.75 stars :)
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NOTE: Some of this author's stories have been restored to gayauthors.org: The Beard, The Bully, Dreams of Humanity, Goon, and Rich Boy Awakening. Others are not yet available there, but may appear in the future.
(NOTE: The original files may be found via the wayback machine:
http://web.archive.org/web/2010100711... The author has indicated in the past that he is OK with people accessing the stories
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