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Homophobic Guys Are Probably Slightly Gay, Says Science

9:20 pm - 06/18/2011

The magazine Psychology Today reminded us of a 1996 University of Georgia study in which researchers took two groups of heterosexual men, one group identifying with homophobic claims and the other with more inclusive proclivities, attached their penises to devices that measure arousal, and then watched three types of porn: man-on-man, woman-on-woman, and then some old-fashioned hetero man-on-woman.

Not surprisingly, the study revealed that both groups were aroused while watching hetero and lesbian porn, but only admittedly homophobic participants were turned on by the gay porn.

I feel like this should be called the “No Shit” study. Or maybe the Bishop Eddie Long study. And if homophobia is an indication of deeper homosexual urges, then what does that say about Christian fundamentalists who so aggressively fight same-sex marriage? Are they the true face of gay America?

University of Georgia should now aim their penis meters at Newt Gingrich and Tracy Morgan and see how they react to man-on-man action.

But what I want to know, is if these participants in the study were self-proclaimed homophobes, then why would they agree to take a study that involved someone else fastening a device to their penis, and possibility a male scientist? I mean that sort of gives away the study right there, and before they even got down to the actual porn. A truly dedicated homophobe would never agree to a male scientist fiddling with their junk.

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freebacon 19th-Jun-2011 03:45 am (UTC)
i think this was dis-proven awhile ago, if only because of the ridiculous statistics that were 'proven' in the study. (like, half of the population of men are secretly gay? um....?)

also don't cis-gendered dudes get boners from things aside from lust? like from emotions like hate, anger, and fear, etc?

also stop pinning homophobia on people who might be ~Secretly Gay~ and start pinning it on Straight Assholes and the Straight Society that we live in, you shitty magazine, god i hate this publication UGH
freebacon 19th-Jun-2011 03:46 am (UTC)
*this magazine referring to Psychology Today
alierakieron 19th-Jun-2011 03:47 am (UTC)
Well and having one's lust aroused by something is not the same as sexual attraction, if that makes any sense.
executivehpfan 19th-Jun-2011 03:50 am (UTC)
It makes perfect sense to me and IA.
alierakieron 19th-Jun-2011 03:51 am (UTC)
Mirror neurons are powerful things!
lafinjack IA! IA! CTHULHU FHTAGN!19th-Jun-2011 04:41 am (UTC)
freebacon 19th-Jun-2011 03:53 am (UTC)
mirhanda 19th-Jun-2011 04:02 am (UTC)
This. "Forbidden" is a powerful libido enhancer as well.
resounding_echo 19th-Jun-2011 04:19 am (UTC)
Exactly my thought. Homophobes find it *~taboo~* while "more inclusive" men are all meh about it.
beshwa 19th-Jun-2011 03:57 am (UTC)
omg FEARBONERS? Sucks, dude.
lafinjack 19th-Jun-2011 04:00 am (UTC)
Fearboners is my fake punk band's name.
stephantom 19th-Jun-2011 04:25 am (UTC)
beshwa 19th-Jun-2011 04:29 am (UTC)
Make this real, plz.
lafinjack 19th-Jun-2011 04:57 am (UTC)
I'll work on it.
romp 19th-Jun-2011 05:18 am (UTC)
as well it should be!
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