Gay Houston chests smoother than half of U.S.

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We love to parse statistics when it comes to gay sex, whether it’s how much you booze and bareback, trade dic pics, or take your PrEP. Now Scruff says gay men in Houston are smoother than the average guy.

That’s right. In a culture often criticized for admiring everything shaved from the neck down, gay Texas lives the stereotype. We boast more Scruff guys with little to no body hair than half of the country. What’s more, Houston itself also ranks smoother than most other U.S. cities.

Scruff mined the data in user profiles to map the U.S. (below) from hairiest to smoothest by state and select cities. Texas came in 15th smoothest of the 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico, and 38th hairiest. Houston came in the middle of the pack of cities, ranking 177th out of 289 cities in the Scrufftistics. We didn't believe it until we checked out pics from last year's Pride Houston parade (above) and this year's Bunnies on the Bayou. Smooth operators, indeed.

Who’s hairier than you? Austin, for one. Our urban neighbors to the west camein 26th hairiest city of those ranked by Scruff. A cluster of Dallas and its suburbs also rank among hairier places across the country.

Use Scruff’s interactive maps to bear-y hairy goodness, and bundle up if you want to snuggle up to the really hairy guys. The hairiest city in the U.S. is Everett, Wash., and Vermont is the hairiest state. For you smooth chasers, Fayetteville, N.C. is the smoothest city, and Hawaii is the smoothest state.

If you’re a stats whore like us, you can take your research further and revisit who barebacks more, who shares pictures of their junk, and how many guys are PrEPing before sexing.

[Scruff]

By state:

 

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By city:

 

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