This design allowed us to assess how often people jumped to the conclusion that men were gay based on stereotypically gay interests. First, stereotyping can facilitate prejudice. This design allowed us to assess how often people jumped to the conclusion that men were gay based on stereotypically gay interests. Glimpses on Greek migrants in Edinburgh photo exhibition — Edinburgh, Midlothian. In a world where 95 percent of people are straight, 60 percent accuracy means that for every people, there will be 38 straight people incorrectly assumed to be gay, but only three gay people correctly categorized.
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But the very fact that it seems harmless may actually be responsible for its most pernicious effects.
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Indeed, participants tended to have about 60 percent accuracy, and the researchers concluded that people really do possess an accurate gaydar. But what if gaydar is actually accurate? Participants then judged whether men were gay or straight based on information ostensibly taken from social media profiles. This article was originally published on The Conversation.
Debunking the 'gaydar' myth
Most of the time, gaydar will be highly inaccurate. To test this idea, we conducted an experiment.
your partner or friend and said, "That dude is totally gay," or something similar.
Well, here's your chance to truly test out your celebrity gaydar. It wasn't a scientific test, but Northwestern University psychology professor Michael Bailey, who has done scientific tests of gaydar, said the test.
Second, stereotypes — even innocuous ones — are troublesome for a number of reasons: Namely, having a pool of people in which 50 percent of the targets are gay.
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These conditions are especially important for a subset of people who are covertly prejudiced: Glimpses on Greek migrants in Edinburgh photo exhibition — Edinburgh, Midlothian. They lead us to think narrowly about people before we get to know them, they can justify discrimination and oppression, and, for members of stereotyped groups, they can even lead to depression and other mental health problems.
Like many purported intuitions, however, gaydar often relies on stereotypes.