A very drunk girl once approached my best friend literally screaming, "You're gay! Let's be friends! Do you like Robyn?! My best friend is gay, and Drunk Girl was just trying too hard to be friendly, but he still cringed. So many girls shamelessly "just want a gay best friend," and can you blame them?
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Is there one good way to find gay men that are interested in romance? Unfortunately, there is no holding tank for gay men waiting to be paired up nor is there a magic bullet to finding your personal homo hero. But never fret- there are many good places to find gay men willing to date. Here are the top four. Are chat rooms and dating sites about sex or about love?
Jump ahead a few years, and it's even cropped up in Lena Dunham's Girls. The trope is officially and stubbornly solidified in pop culture. But it's exactly that positive progress that makes one thing clear today: The Gay Best Friend has got to go. In an era when marriage equality is sweeping the nation and acceptance is on the rise , it's a dated stereotype that, ultimately, does more harm than good.
Eric Russell does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. For years, friendships between straight women and gay men have been a subject of pop culture fascination. Books , television shows and feature length films have all highlighted this unique relationship, noted for its closeness and depth.