Straight guys and gay men are two peas in a pod. If they’re the yin, we’re undoubtably the yang. For most gay guys, starting a friendship with a straighty can be fantastic. Unfortunately for many straight men out there, getting too close to a gay guy seems like unchartered territory. But I’m here to tell you that both straight and gay men benefit from calling each other bestie. Here’s why:
- #1) We Give Firsthand Knowledge On LGBT People
They hear it from the horse’s mouth so speak, rather than their broody straight friend who probably knows next to nothing about gay culture. There are too many misconceptions in the world for a straight guy to contemplate which is why having a gay guy present to answer can be fabulous. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard “So… if you’re gay, aren’t you, like, boning all your other gay friends? You know, to help each other out or something?” As much as we like to think these questions are ridiculous, they’re pretty much everywhere! It’s probably best for a gay guy to set the record straight.