Last week I was interviewed on the Shaun Proulx Show on Sirius XM Canada Talks 167.

Shaun and I talked in detail about why many gay men still call themselves “straight acting”, and my article that prompted the conversation, The Internalized Homophobia Of “Straight-Acting” Gay Men.

We see this form of “gender policing” all the time in online dating apps.

Guys with profiles that use heteronormative labels like “straight-acting” or “normal”, as well as internalized homophobic language like, “no fems”.

So how can you be authentically gay? The truth comes at the end of the interview, but I’ll tell you here:

Stop acting – just be you!


Many thanks to Shaun Proulx for allowing me to share this interview with you. Learn more about Shaun on his website. He’s also the publisher of TheGayGuideNetwork.com (where I am also the editor).

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