Often times, people make assumptions about others that place them in a particular category of the mind and augments how interactions take place between them. Labels are ascribed, male or female, gay or straight, married or single, etc. While these are not the only choices, they are some of the cruder, more dichotomous choices …
I am on twitter and I am reading this conversation from my follower and it sparks an interest in me. The top of conversation is the socialization of sexual orientation. Most people believe that if a man is gay, that his father has some how failed to teach him how to be a man.
We have all heard it. That phrase that inherently means “I said something that may sound like I am gay or bisexual, but don’t be confused; I’m not.” Most commonly said by men of the African American race, it has become a common place phrase in the American dialect. But really, has it not become …