Skip to comments.New study finds that your ‘gaydar’ is terrible [Thoughtcrime]
Posted on 09/08/2015 10:23:53 AM PDT by Jan_Sobieski
A new study suggests that 'gaydar' -- the sixth sense by which many insist they can just tell that someone they meet isn't heterosexual -- is bad in two big ways. For starters, it doesn't work. But more importantly, the concept of gaydar may be pretty harmful. It may -- big surprise here, guys -- just be an excuse to revel in harmful stereotypes about LGBTQ people.
In a paper published in the Journal of Sex Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologist William Cox argues that gaydar just isn't really a thing. "Imagine that 100 percent of gay men wear pink shirts all the time, and 10 percent of straight men wear pink shirts all the time. Even though all gay men wear pink shirts, there would still be twice as many straight men wearing pink shirts. So, even in this extreme example, people who rely on pink shirts as a stereotypic cue to assume men are gay will be wrong two-thirds of the time," Cox said in a statement.
Previous studies have come out claiming that gaydar is very real, and perhaps even based on cues as innate as facial shape. So a single study can't debunk all of those. It's possible there's some detectable difference that's common, if not inherent or universal, in people of different sexual orientations. But in his own team's studies, Cox found that any facial gaydar people seemed to have could be attributed to something pretty trivial: Photo quality...
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Jesus said that the last days before his return would be like the days of Sodom. Homosexuality would be rampant and militant forcing their views on God fearing peoples. Their delusion is increasingly becoming mainstream. As a result, they are becoming bold, arrogant, and aggressive. In the late 1970s, Sodomites were struck with AIDS (formerly Gay Man's Plague). Yet even with the specter of this dreaded disease, it has not stopped their behavior. They continue to reach for the doors of our schools, our colleges, our legal institutions, and our churches. Pray that God will have mercy on these lost souls. Pray that in his judgment on this country, that he remembers mercy on those who are caught in this perversion but want out (1 John 1:9)...
Luke 17:28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; 29 But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. 30 Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.
So guys wearing capris is not on the radar anymore?
rachel feltman is not up-to-date on her lingo.
LGBTQ has been replaced with LGBTWTFLOL.
using the wrong acronym is microagression!
They are manly men wearing make up.
It’s true, one time my gaydar completely missed a tranny.
The author, Rachel FeltLikeAMan, is so ghey.
Christians often given people the benefit of the doubt out of love, however “Gaydar” can be a good tool. Like Reagan said, “trust, but verify”.
Very funny! Looks like he is just out of the bathhouse?
This implies that gay men are 5% of the population, which only a liberal believes.
“Gaydar” is mostly wishful thinking.
Don’t need gaydar for that. Trannyies purses usually don’t match their shoes so badly that one doesn’t even have to know fashion to notice it. If you want to pass yourself off as a woman, accessorize yourself.
So, a guy named COX is telling us our Gaydars are broken.................hmmmm.......................
My “Gaydar” works remarkably well. My mother asks me to pick them out on the boob tube and I get about 80% right.
I really did laugh out loud when I saw that the study was conducted by Dr. Cox. It reminded me of the Seinfeld episode about the proctologist with the vanity plate ASSMAN.
“We need a study on gay men. Cox available? Anyone seen Cox? If I could get just get ahold of Cox...”
I’m sorry. I know it’s juvenile. I’m still laughing.
From the military we were always told that the true test has always been that if you kiss him and he gets aroused, then he’s gay.
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