You may not have realised, however, that BRO is also the name of a new social app just for men. It also appears a lot like a hook-up app. So is it a place for straight, manly men to date other straight, manly men? On further investigation, I think it might be a bit more nuanced than that. First of all, the 'about me' section is pretty straightforward, except there is one interesting section in there
The Ostensibly Straight Men I’m Dating Sound Gay
'I LIKE STRAIGHT-ACTING GUYS, BUT EVEN KNOWING THEY'RE GAY USUALLY TURNS ME OFF '
What kind of porn do gay men watch most often? Generally speaking, the porn they've searched for consists of a mix of straight men having sex with other men , and straight men masturbating. That said, these stats do tell us that a lot of gay men seem to be eroticizing heterosexual men. So why is that? Research into the partner preferences of gay men suggests that, on average, they tend to be drawn to masculinity.
Why Gay Men Often Fetishize Straight Men
Just as 'out' gay men have a duty to protect themselves from others forcing their will upon them, men refusing to conform to the label should acknowledge their sacrifice. What does it mean to put a label on your sexuality, to assign a category to your own existence? And where does it come from? Does it result from your actions, or how you feel inside? But just as labels can reassure, they can also confine or confuse, or seem like a restriction to those terrified of being defined by it for ever.
I am a gay guy and am only attracted to straight men. I want a relationship with another man, but every time I try dating gay guys, I'm instantly turned off because they're usually not masculine enough. But I don't seem to be able to help who I'm attracted to. Many gay men fantasise about being intimate with straight men, and there's nothing inherently wrong with these sexual scenarios. The problem you're describing is that your attraction to straight men is so rigid that it blocks you from enjoying a genuine relationship with another gay man.