A study conducted by two Vanderbilt University economists reports that gay men earn 10 percent more on average than their straight peers. Masculine gay men, for their part, are more anxious, have more risky sex and use drugs and tobacco with greater frequency.
I had to operate in the world as a lone agent.
Full Story. I remember that time too. Now that's hilarious. And it turns out we may have something in common—many young, homophobic males may secretly harbor homosexual desires whether they are consciously trying to deceive the world about them as I was or not even aware they exist.
Long before the arcade bar became a thing kids in Brooklyn thought they invented themselves, Blipsy was just a dark dive bar on Western with some pinball and Donkey Kong in the back. The gay bar is not just a bar. Treat yourself this holiday. Still have questions?
Make them give proof at the door? Things finally got better when I was in my late twenties. My boyfriend noticed recently that I still lower my voice an octave whenever I order drinks. He worked long hours. According to the Pew Research Center70 percent of Americans say homosexuality should be accepted, an all-time high.
We struggle to assert ourselves. As adults, the social norms in our own community pressure us to concentrate our self-worth even further—into our looks, our masculinity, our sexual performance.
These restrictions make it so much harder for kids to cope with their minority stress. Under Trump, the gay-rights movement is beset by mission creep. For other minority groups, living in a community with people like them is linked to lower rates of anxiety and depression. From cabaret to burlesque, gogo dancers to drag queens and kings - expect a world of fabulous and fun coming right at your eyeballs, but remember to follow some simple rules.
And yes, those are problems.