In the summer of 2015 social media abounding in photos embracing guys – and gays and straights.
This concept has received the names of cuddle puddle – group hugs.
Typically, photo taken at a party or after it depicted a mash of dressed (!) embracing men. Dictionary of slang Urban Dictionary defines cuddle puddle as “a group of people woven into the arms of a ball for a friendly expression of support or just for convenience. Sometimes it happens at raves under the influence of” ecstasy”. Group gay hugs can occur under other circumstances”.
This phenomenon is now so common that there is even a special party, which satisfied group hugs with strangers.