Posts Tagged: gaydar

Last Straight Man In America Weirded Out By Gay Creep In "Skyfall"

A gay villain in a James Bond movie? The world has definitely changed since I started reading 007.

— HowardKurtz (@HowardKurtz) November 11, 2012

When ex-Washington Post media reporter Howard Kurtz greeted the world on Sunday morning with his uncomfortable feelings about the new James Bond movie, it only took professional Twitterer Jack Shafer two minutes to respond with, "You have bad gaydar." And this is probably true! How could anyone claim to have read the Ian Fleming books and not picked up on Ian Fleming's delightfully English combination of fascination/disgust with The Gays?

Besides, as the Twitter people quickly pointed out, [...]


Your Eyes Are Gay-Detecting Machines

"People have an inbuilt 'gaydar', which enables them to judge in the blink of an eye whether someone is gay or straight, a study at the University of Washington has found. And it is easier to judge a woman's sexuality than a man's – just from glancing at them."