Part of the justification of Bill Clinton's risible "don't ask, don't tell" policy , preventing gay people in the military from coming out, was fuelled by the belief that in doing so their straight colleagues would either feel at risk or actually be at risk of unwanted sexual advances.
And here is where these online statistics get even more interesting. Gay people, apparently, don't even want sex with straight people.
Just 0. And just 0. The theoretical idea of the heterosexual male might be appealing for gay men — a tryst with Brad Pitt or George Clooney, perhaps — but in practice we are making no efforts to turn the theory into a reality.
There wasn't even one single gay user of the website who predominantly searched for straight users. Not one. Straight men of the world, you are safe. Other parts of the data were so expected as to reinforce rather than invert stereotypes: But this reveals a universal truth about human nature: We need narratives we can relate to.
This is why Stonewall was right to condemn the BBC in July for failing to tell our stories , pointing out that only 1. By contrast, ITV, which is much less obliged to portray minorities, came out at 6. You might think that this is unimportant, that it's just TV, and a few harmless stereotypes.
It had been a busy summer. Sexual activity is probably not an accurate way to measure mental health. At least not for gay guys.
And here is where these online statistics get even more interesting. Are people also paid differently based on their sexual orientation? Over time, pay discrimination has persisted, but the pay differential appears to be decreasing. On the whole, our recent research study likely raises more questions than it answers. The study's first finding is that "the public tends to consistently overestimate the size of the gay and lesbian population. For more on HIV, visit the U. News in Brief.
Somewhere in the high hundreds, low thousands maybe, or else the other way towards zero. A low number is probably a greater indication of psychopathy than a high one.
A number maybe like six. Andy fixed me with a look, his gas-flame, Frank Sinatra blue eyes staring down at me over the table, both hands clenched to either side of his coffee. Then he rolled over one of his fists and quietly stretched up a middle finger.
Premium aged, naturally aromatic, produced in a facility that also uses soy, nuts, dairy, and gluten: It is troubling to see racial hierarchies reified in online queer dating spaces because queer people should know better. Queerness does not give whites a pass to be openly racist.
Most queer whites know the pain of social marginalization, yet they marginalize queer people of color in online dating communities. I want to live in a pluralistic world, where whiteness holds the same value as all other amalgams of race, ethnicity, and culture. It is unclear whether OkTrends included bisexual men when calculating response rates.
OkTrends also did not report data on transgender individuals. Wonky Wednesday: Racism in Gay Online Dating By: