Does this video prove that gay men are ‘more masculine’ than straight guys?
A new video, based on science (it’s in the title), suggests that perhaps gay men are actually more masculine than straight guys.
The video, from Greg of ASAPScience, asks the question: “Are gay men more masculine than straight men?”
He states that the idea of masculinity is “about the acceptance and approval from other men. And since gay men for a variety of reasons are constantly looking for validation and approval from other men, does that mean that gay men are essentially more masculine?”
Going on he adds that men with same-sex attraction are “still looking for approval from other men quite constantly and therefore by definition, gay men are hyper masculine. But gay men also have to deal with homophobia which is directly linked to gay men being more feminine.”
Later in the video, Greg says that homophobia is about “so much more than the irrational fear of gay people”, adding that it is “sexism.”
Check out the video below: