Hearing men say, "no homo" to their male friends after they accidentally graze their shoulder has mostly gone away as a joke trend, but deeply rooted expectations for men regarding their masculinity and sexual identity have lingered. Men should be able to enjoy the benefits of proper hygiene, fruity cocktails, and emotional vulnerability without fearing their sexuality will be judged. Go ahead, wear pink! Let your boys play with Barbies! It's 2020. Everything is fluid, kids!
Sometimes people can be so judgmental that the hate comes full circle and comes out hilarious. Drinking from a straw is gay? Ok, sure, Blake. Straws are great and so are gay people! When a recent Reddit user asked, "Straight men of Reddit: what's the strangest thing you've been told not to do because 'that's gay'?" men everywhere were ready to share the funniest, most ridiculous lies they've ever been told.