132288548_164086325468327_5446167225442946786_nOne trait commonly associated with masculinity is the behaviour of seeking other male attention for approval. Think team sports, it’s all about dude-on-dude approval.

But gay guys often strive to achieve a similar end, also regularly seeking validation from other men. The tactics may differ, however.

Does that make gay men, by definition, hyper-masculine?

Perhaps a more fitting question is: Why does society place a value system on gendered traits, historically rewarding the masculine and downgrading the feminine?

One Comment Add yours

  1. renudepride says:

    Probably for the same reason that women were denied the right to vote for centuries. Our world was considered a man’s world.


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