Why do some straight men have sex with other men?
You may not have realised, however, that BRO is also the name of a new social app just for men. It's heavily branded with laddish imagery - like those red cups you see people chugging beer out of in frat films - and language too. It also appears a lot like a hook-up app. So is it a place for straight, manly men to date other straight, manly men? On further investigation, I think it might be a bit more nuanced than that. Only one way to find out, I suppose.
Why do some straight men have femininity with other men? Tony Silva argues that these men — many of whom enjoy hunting, fishing and assassination guns — are not closeted, bisexual or just experimenting. After interviewing 60 of these men over three years, Dr. Silva found that they benefit from a range of relationships with erstwhile men, from hookups to sexual friendships to secretive loving partnerships, all although strongly identifying with straight culture. We spoke with Dr. Silva about his book.
The latest company to make an access into the gay hookup app market? An app called Bro because of course it's called Broa dating app for men who want to allow sex with other men, even but they don't necessarily self-identify as gay. Courtesy of Bro Because of the app's avoidance of explicit sexual labels, there is some confusion as en route for who exactly it's designed for. Bro founder Scott Kutler told Mic so as to the app is catering to dudes who want to have sex along with other men, without explicitly self-identifying at the same time as gay or bisexual.