Why are gay men more straight acting these days?

Maybe it's the younger generation, but it seems that the stereotypical effeminate gay man is fading away.  Most of the younger men who are gay are very straight acting for the most part.  They don't hide their gayness but they seem to be more mainstream and fit in with the regular crowd.  I am wondering what the reason for this is.

Here's what I thought of....1.  Being gay is more accepted so people don't really have to act gay anymore because they can just say they are gay openly.2.  People who act very gay might no longer identify as gay, they may identify as trans, non binary, etc.3.  There are a lot of straight guys who claim to be gay and are experimenting with other guys but they are really straight4.  Straight guys are more wimpy these days (ie soy boys, hipsters, metrosexuals, etc) that they make gay guys look more masculine.But I don't know the reasons, I am just guessing.  

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  • 4 months ago
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    More "straight-acting" gay men are willing to come out. And camp has lost its cachet.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Go suck your fathers diick you gay whore f @ggot 

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    I was going to ask what people you're hanging out with but actually I think it's #2. Effeminate gay men no longer feel able to just be gay, the community thinks they must be women or non-men. This is not progress.

  • 4 months ago

    That is a STEREOTYPE. Sexuality and how feminine/masculine you are have nothing to do with each other. Gay people have never been any more feminine or masculine than straight people. The stereotype exists mainly because it helps some people "understand" why a man could fall for another man(or a woman falling for another woman, with the lesbian version of the stereotype). A few famous gay people also happened to be feminine, and that didn't help end the stereotype.

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  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    They aren't. You're just seeing less stereotyping by the media.

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