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This gives 10x1024 = 10,240 number of possible different Straights.
It is so tiring to see yet another letter from a whiny reader complaining about a straight person on the Advocate cover [Feedback re Matthew Rhys, November 20].
Gays must launch a large-scale campaign--we've called it the Waging Peace campaign--to reach straights through the mainstream media," the co-authors wrote.
Gays lose partner benefits or, more likely, straights gut them.
I first noticed this trend in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) where the gay couple in the story proves to be eminently more stable, mature, and poetic than any of the gaggle of rather silly straights running from bedroom to bedroom in search of true love.
This movie is targeted not only to the LGBT audience but also the straight audience, and I would say primarily to people in their 20s and 30s.
It's not something I can control any more than a gay or straight person can choose whom he or she loves.
At first glance this all reads like a slightly altered version of last year's Boy Meets Boy--on which a man tried to pick out his fellow queers from among a pool of gay and straight suitors--but according to Byrne, Straight was sold to Fox before Bravo's hit queer reality series was announced.
The hard part for many of us may be reining in our "secret society" fantasy and not looking down our noses at the straights.
Certainly, there are countless straight men and women out there ogling the bodies of gay men and lesbians without giving any thought to their sexual orientation--and straights are just beginning to know the instant letdown of the appearance of a significant other of the wrong sex.