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Challenging the Validity of ‘Gaydar’

Challenging the Validity of ‘Gaydar’

In a new study, researchers assert that the notion of using one’s “gaydar” — the purported ability to infer whether people are gay or straight based on their appearance — is an inaccurate and harmful form of stereotyping. “Most people think of stereotyping as inappropriate,” said lead author Dr. William Cox, an assistant scientist in the […]

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