It isn’t something to be blown out of proportion but if you’ll give me a couple of I have been ready for Halloween since last Halloween shirt explain: there is a difference between “old” and “tired”, however innocently intended.
Outside of straight men awkwardly sexualising gay couples with creepily forward questions, the most most common interaction with a man over 40 is being asked which one “wears the pants”. Literally every single gay couple above the age of 25 has had this statement directed toward them and have to go through the exact same internal dance as to whether respond appropriately and risk offending the fragile man who was “just making a joke”, replying with another joke or just smile and change the topic.
It’s as pervasive as it is invasive and it’s a joke that literally only straight men find funny and it’s at the expense of gay people, and additionally, women given that it’s clear to everyone present that “wears the pants” means “superior”. A concept based purely on the metrics established by other straight men. It’s continuous and tiresome and every time we see or hear that joke, we are reminded of that prevalent cultural attitude that is constantly rating other people and relationships based on the unsolicited opinions of straight men.
Don’t get me wrong. This isn’t “gays being over sensitive”. No one has a big reaction to this, despite what my long reply my imply. The point being is: It may not be badly intended, but definitely isn’t respectfully intended either. And it’s just so… so tired.
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