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After I watched the date in question, I felt upset, frustrated, but also unsurprised. On the First Dates dating, both men are white, cisgender and masculine presenting. There are heartbreaking moments, like when both men confess to having been depressed because of repressing their sexuality for so long in their lives. Coming out as gay is often pictured as the ultimate act of queer defiance; but we cannot kid ourselves that it straight exempts us from the pressures of heteronormative society. Even as a public drag queen, I have had to come to terms with how deeply my gay shame is embedded. For my first few years dating men, I used to clean off any trace of nail acting before a date, and if a guy was coming over, I would stuff away my neon wigs in a very literal closet — in fact, it was only late last year that I put a photo of myself in make-up on Tinder and this has led to drastically fewer matches.

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Home […] Forums Life and style Relationships. Confused about Clearing? Go to first unread. Skip to :. Shadow Badges: 7. Report Thread starter 4 years ago 1. Trying to find a "straight acting" guy on dating apps is useless. I have nothing against feminine guys at all, I'm actually friends with alot of them.

The only issue is that I'm just not attracted in that way to them. I'm more attracted to masculine guys who like sports, drinking beer and who never in a million years would you question their sexuality.

I've used Grindr and Tinder and other sites for years and it seems that every single profile picture has a guy doing a duckface or doing a feminine pose, or wearing make-up or wearing feminine clothes or even if their picture looks fairly neutral, they always have something in their "About Me" section that just kills it for me.

It's very frustrating and disheartening after a while. Obviously there ARE straight acting guys out there but most of them are really discreet and only want sex as they have a girlfriend and don't want anyone to know about them. Not what you're looking for? Roving Fish Badges: Report 4 years ago 2. Original post by Shadow Trying to find a "straight acting" guy on dating apps is useless.

Report 4 years ago 3. Report Thread starter 4 years ago 4.

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Original post by AshEntropy Your problem is in bold. I think you need to find one of those types of guys in real life Report 4 years ago 5.

Original post by Shadow But how? It's not going to be clear if someone is straight or if they're just "straight acting", and I doubt other straight acting guys would go to gay bars and attend LGBT clubs. Report 4 years ago 6. Original post by AshEntropy You need to talk to guys in real life and become friendly with them without assuming that they're going to be your boyfriend one day, you'll eventually find someone that is to your taste but it takes time and patience.

Desperately trying to find your match through a dating website won't work. Report 4 years ago 7. Start talking to people and meeting people without looking for a boyfriend or wanting to get into bed - that seems like a good place to start. Report 4 years ago 8.

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My mistake is that I start talking to people for a while, end up going round to chill. Then it concludes by me or him going home that night and never texting again Report 4 years ago 9. Original post by Roving Fish My mistake is that I start talking to people for a while, end up going round to chill.