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New study finds: 'straight acting' gays have more privilege, less homophobia

Award winning study finds "straight acting" men have more privilege.

A European study released today claims that “straight acting” men are less likely to experience homophobia than their “feminine acting” counterparts.

In fact, those polled who proclaimed themselves to be straight acting (56-percent) said they did not experience any negative interactions, while 25-percent who do not identify with that term say they have suffered homophobia in school.

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