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Lesbians are more accepted than Gay men?

Natalie 2011/08/03 15:04:56
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like even the homophobes accept lebians a bit.. Am I the only one that noticed gay men are persecuted way more?
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  • Melizmatic 2011/09/14 01:49:58
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    Melizmatic
    +11
    Honestly?

    It seems to depend upon the perceived level of 'attractiveness' of the lesbians in question.

    'Hot' girls who like other 'hot' girls are all the rage in pop culture and much of mainstream society.

    However, if they happen to look like Rosie O'Donnell and Martha Stewart, then they seem to get dissed just as much as gay men...

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  • Cassie 2013/11/16 17:38:51
    No
    Cassie
    i always thought it was the other way around, like girls seem to want to have a "gay best friend" and gay men are also often stereotypically seen as fashion designers, movie directors, wedding planners.. thast sort of thing, so i thought people see them as quite fashionable i suppose
  • Bibliophilic 2012/03/15 01:54:12 (edited)
    No
    Bibliophilic
    Hell no, and heres a reply from a lesbian.



    Sure popular culture has no problem with girls kissing and performing for their visual pleasure (also many like to imagine that they can join the lesbians- YEAH RIGHT), but women marrying each other instead of men and women using sperm donors and living together- nope, mainstream society is as much a fan of lesbians as it is gays. Men tolerate lesbians because 'itz hawt', (the same reason why many women tolerate gays) but it's only because lesbians do not 'threaten their masculinity'. Conservative men hate butch lesbians or non 'attractive' lesbians. Ask one, and you'll find out.

    And by the way- you can NOT turn lesbians straight. True lesbians are not interested in men. Also, saying that you love lesbians but hate gays? GTFO.
  • Naked 2012/01/12 03:07:35
    No
    Naked
    not in my opinion.
  • Chris 2011/09/26 04:49:08
    Undecided
    Chris
    I used to be kinda weird about gay people in general since i grew up in a straight Christian town that taught me to hate all gays, guys or girls... a show call Queer as Folk really opened my eyes and helped me to accept all gay people though.

    Now when I see guys holding hands or kissing it doesn't bother me.
  • venus 2011/09/21 16:18:47
    I noticed that too
    venus
    because they found lesbians hot while gays freaks them out and a fine example for that in Glee if you seen it like when finn always freaks out about kurt or bliane sexuality , i mean why freak out so much if your secured about your sexuality thats all i have to say
    glee finn freaks kurt bliane sexuality freak secured sexuality lesbians

    glee finn freaks kurt bliane sexuality freak secured sexuality hot gays
  • ƑƏmmȊƝĄ ƏƦƟƮȊƆĄ 2011/09/18 15:08:18
    I noticed that too
    ƑƏmmȊƝĄ ƏƦƟƮȊƆĄ
    Lesbians are really hot
  • missEMOFOX 2011/09/16 19:55:16
    Undecided
    missEMOFOX
    maybe it's because a homophobic may be more uncomfortable being mean to a woman...
    or perhaps because they have issues with butt sex...
    the only way to find out would be to ask a homophobic person...
  • doc 2011/09/16 18:47:39
    I noticed that too
    doc
    +1
    It's because even homophobic men can get behind girl on girl action
  • ted 2011/09/16 15:50:38
    I noticed that too
    ted
    Yeah, girl on girl action is hot.
  • luis 2011/09/16 02:15:58
    I noticed that too
    luis
    itz not right im bi n people think somethings wrong with that nuttin iz wtf fck uuuu
  • RosaG 2011/09/15 15:31:53
    I noticed that too
    RosaG
    But only if they are hot, because many men like seeing two hot girls making out...
  • d guy 2011/09/15 14:12:48
    I noticed that too
    d guy
    lesbians are being accomodated than gay men.
  • Helmholtz 2011/09/15 06:21:37
    I noticed that too
    Helmholtz
    I think so. I think that women tend to be consistent on their views of sexuality and that men tend to be more visual/creative and think with their d!cks.
  • Anariashki 2011/09/15 03:18:36
    Undecided
    Anariashki
    Statistically they're significantly poorer than gay men on average. How does that factor in?
  • Aly Hart 2011/09/15 03:07:59
    I noticed that too
    Aly Hart
    +1
    Yeah, cause thanks to porn/rap/etc., lesbian now means "Hot chicks used as fapping material for horny guys/girls. But mostly guys."
  • Chases Mama 2011/09/15 00:52:05
    I noticed that too
    Chases Mama
    The only reason is guys think lesbians are hot, but girls don't really thing gay men are hot.
  • Bibliop... Chases ... 2012/03/15 01:59:13
    Bibliophilic
    Actually, some of them do.
  • Sleepin'WitSirens;* 2011/09/14 23:44:58
    I noticed that too
    Sleepin'WitSirens;*
    I'm bi, (and a woman) and yes, i have noticed that. But, people only accept women more because they find it "attractive" . But, men should not be neglected when they are gay.
  • Manu 2011/09/14 21:07:32
    I noticed that too
    Manu
    +1
    lesbians are hot, and men are wankers
  • Mady 2011/09/14 19:51:14
    I noticed that too
    Mady
    i dont know why
  • David 2011/09/14 19:41:17
    I noticed that too
    David
    +2
    I've definitely noticed this. Out of the countries that have made homosexuality illegal, 26 of them allow female homosexual relations. The only reason I can come up with for why this is is that straight men like lesbian porn and wouldn't want it to be illegal. Since the rulers are all (presumably) straight men, it makes sense for it to be this way. But how can they have such obvious double standards in their laws? It pisses me off to no end.

    porn illegal rulers straight obvious double standards laws pisses Lesbian kiss
    Lesbian Kissing = YUM!

    straight obvious double standards laws pisses lesbian kissing yum Gay kissing
    Gay Kissing = EW, NO WAY!!! GET THEM AWAY FROM ME D:
  • missEMOFOX David 2011/09/16 19:57:52
    missEMOFOX
    +1
    mmmm those men....
  • Savannah :) 2011/09/14 18:48:19
    I noticed that too
    Savannah :)
    +2
    because men think that lesbians are sexy.
  • Chase Martin 2011/09/14 15:43:01
    I noticed that too
    Chase Martin
    +1
    DUH! Two dudes going at it is nasty!!!!!!!
  • Bibliop... Chase M... 2012/03/15 01:58:48
    Bibliophilic
    +1
    Do women think it's nasty... or other gay men? Or can you speak for everyone?
  • Dawn 2011/09/14 15:04:05
    I noticed that too
    Dawn
    I don't think that's fair at all, but I think I know why lesbians are more accepted. Men think it's hot when two women are together, but two men together they just think is disgusting. I think it's a threat to mens masculinity, and the world is still ruled mostly by men.
    Just becuase they're gay does not mean they can't be masculine, and just cause a womans a lesbian that does not mean she's a dyke or a butch.
    Y'know what I wanna know though? Guys we know would like to see their woman with another women, how many ladies would like to see their man with another man?
  • Kimberly Calvert 2011/09/14 13:54:21
    I noticed that too
    Kimberly Calvert
    +2
    It's because we live in a male dominated society and they fantasize about having two women sexually.
  • Yoru Azenia 2011/09/14 13:47:51
    I noticed that too
    Yoru Azenia
    +1
    Its because straight men (most not myself) are threatened by gay men but find lesbians sexy. I myself am straight but I accept both. As long as someone is cool doesn't matter if there gay, lesbian, or whatever
  • All American 2011/09/14 13:26:43
    I noticed that too
    All American
    +1
    Two or more women together is a good thing. Just wish I could be there.
  • harry potter fan !!! 2011/09/14 12:53:28
    No
    harry potter fan !!!
    I dont think so !!! In many places of the world they are ok with both lesbians an gay men !! If you mean there is racism in some countries I think it happens to both categories of this kind !!
  • Myst 2011/09/14 11:12:26
    I noticed that too
    Myst
    +1
    Straight men feel threatened by gay men, whereas they dream about getting two women in bed and watching them make out.
  • Pocahontas 2011/09/14 08:22:04
    I noticed that too
    Pocahontas
    +1
    still I am not accepted enough when walking hand in hand with my girlfriend. =|
  • Darnel 2011/09/14 07:20:54
    I noticed that too
    Darnel
    +3
    (smile)
    "Lesbians" are no threat to the manhood of "the American male". In fact they are a challenge.

    "Come over to the straight side - we have cookies"
  • Jaz Killjoy Way 2011/09/14 05:24:32
    I noticed that too
    Jaz Killjoy Way
    I accepted both equal lol
  • Crime Time 2011/09/14 04:07:55
  • Balladeer-PWCM-POTL 2011/09/14 03:20:49
    Undecided
    Balladeer-PWCM-POTL
    +5
    transgendered are persecuted more than gays AND lesbians
  • tewaz1 2011/09/14 03:16:47
    I noticed that too
    tewaz1
    +1
    It has to do with a patriarchal world view. The male is always to be the aggressor, never the pursued, never the objectified. Even the thought of being objectified or pursued, no matter how unlikely, makes the less secure male feel weak and powerless, and thus, hostile.
  • Redskin 2011/09/14 03:13:30
    I noticed that too
    Redskin
  • AN 2011/09/14 03:10:04
    I noticed that too
    AN
    +1
    I don't mind either. But I think most of the guys get uncomfortable around gays, unlike lesbians.
  • Bibliop... AN 2012/03/15 01:57:43
    Bibliophilic
    Do women get uncomfortable around lesbians? Yes, sometimes.

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