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The results aren't surprising, which is perhaps the worst part of this study.
As an openly gay writer, one of the questions I'm asked most often is, "Were you bullied growing up?
The second study compared the expectations of antifat bias among gay and straight college men.
These 'mos and bros rated the likelihood of certain outcomes if they saw an overweight man hit on an attractive target.
The first study found that out of 215 gay men, age 18 to 78, over one third of them had directly experienced antifat bias, even though most of them were not overweight using common body mass index guidelines.
These men also reported that the most common form of antifat bias they received was from potential romantic partners, which was associated with several types of body image disturbance.
I can count on one hand the number of times I've been called a "faggot" to my face, but I couldn't tell you how often someone has made a dig about my weight.