What Does Sexuality Suppose to Look Like? (Repost)
However, over the weekend some bigot posted on facebook that skinny jeans make men look "gay." Not only that I remember a few years ago when guys started wearing pink, they were labeled as soft or gay. In the back of my mind I'm thinking "it's just a piece of clothing and a color." However, the whole argument over something you were showing your sexuality is plain out stupid. What is Gay suppose to look like and what is Straight suppose to look like?
Is gay suppose to look like a man prancing around in a dress and tight pants with all these loud flamers in his hair? Is straight suppose to look like a man with his pants sagging? I've heard people claim that Black men who wear skinny jeans are trying to be white and that they are just using it to cover up something. Well contrary to popular belief you have a lot of straight men who wear the skinny jeans and pull more women than these wanna be thugs out there. The shade to this whole thing is that you have some of these boys sagging their pants getting more play from men than those who do the whole skinny jeans couture look.
I remember when I was in high school, I was called a "whiteboy," a "sissy" a "wanna be prep," because I dressed in nice slacks, Dickies, and kept it semi professional. Some days I would dress in a nice fitted T Shirt and jeans with flip flops. I also was called "White Washed," because I didn't do the whole Urban wear thing. I didn't try that idea until college and it still doesn't fit me. I love the fact that I wear my clothes to fit me appropriately and that I don't have to sag to be noticed.
Another idea of fashion identifying your sexuality could be wearing a ring on your middle finger, thumb, or index finger. I choose to wear my rings as such because it is what fits me. I didn't know that my sexuality pended on fashion. Again what is gay suppose to look like? What is straight suppose to look like?
Is gay suppose to be feminine or can it be masculine and vice versa for being straight? Can't a man be straight and be neatly groomed? Can't a man be straight and wear pink? Can't a man be straight and listen to house music? Can't a man be straight and be well spoken or articulate? Let's examine stereotypes and end it.