Myth #4. Gays are attracted to everybody of the same sex.
The truth: Fueled by homophobia, this myth doesn't make any sense when considered as a norm for heterosexuals: Straight people aren't attracted to every member of the opposite sex. So why would homosexuals get all hot 'n' bothered by anybody who shares the same set of genitals?
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Myth #5: Gays live a certain lifestyle, one reminiscent of the wild and crazy days of Studio 54.
The truth: There is no "gay lifestyle." Gay individuals vary immensely when it comes to race, age, religion, nationality, ethnicity, socio-economic backgrounds, values, etc. There is no set standard by which all gay people live their lives. For many people, sexual orientation is just one part of their identity and is not the overriding factor that defines their entire identity.
Myth #6: Children raised by same-sex unions are affected negatively by their experience.
The truth: The National Lesbian Longitudinal Family Study (NLLFS) found that children raised by homosexual unions are no different from kids raised by heterosexual couples, in terms of their development, self-esteem, gender roles, sexual orientation, and gender-related problems. In fact, The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, involving over 12,000 adolescents, has found no significant differences between teens living with same-sex parents and other-sex parents regarding: self-reported assessments of psychological well-being (e.g., self-esteem and anxiety), measures of school outcomes (e.g., GPA), measures of family relationships (e.g., care from adults), substance use, delinquency, or peer victimization.
Myth #7: Lesbians seek out same-sex relationships only after having bad experiences with men.
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The truth: Both lesbians and gay men report having had positive and enjoyable past sexual encounters or relationships with members of the other gender. Most, however, find that their same-gender relationships are much more fulfilling, and are a true reflection of their sexual orientation and attractions. Top 7 Online Dating Sites For LGBT Singles