After all, the millennial generation that's driving the momentum towards marriage equality is just beginning to create families of their own; I have no doubt that we will raise kids who are more accepting of different sexualities than any before them. For the past three years, more Americans support same-sex marriage than oppose it.
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Within this context, the hope is that a high-profile gay male athlete—or, more realistically, a few of them—could finally smash the stereotype Some of these guys are gay "gay" equals "unmasculine" once and for all. A couple weeks ago, Mark Carsona year-old gay man dressed in a tank top, cut-off shorts, and boots, was walking with his friend in the West Village when they were approached by Elliot Morales.
The real game-changer, Anderson wrote, would be if a player in the NFL, that bastion of "a certain kind of masculinity if not outright machismo, " came out.
Live Science. Mamamia Team. Let them be free to do their gay thing in peace, I say. Image via iStock. What do I have to do to get the message across to these swishes? I mean, you can't get much more direct than that. But considering that the trait discourages the type of sex that leads to procreation — that is, sex with women — and would therefore seem to thwart its own chances of being genetically passed on to the Some of these guys are gay generation, why are there gay men at all?
Ever since we've been asking about it in public opinion polls, men have been more likely than women to espouse anti-gay views—a fact that buttressed the theory that masculinity is intimately connected with homophobia, says Tristan Bridges , assistant professor of sociology at The College at Brockport, SUNY.
As anti-gay attitudes decline and "the stigma of being called gay doesn't sting" anymore, Anderson explained to me, the boundaries of acceptable masculinity expand. Among young people, especially, anti-gay views are decidedly the exception.