Details, “Is Straight the New Square” by Simon Dumenco

Popular culture increasingly depicts straight men as Neanderthals. …gay men are depicted as arbiters of taste and straight men are seen as just sort of …unfortunate. Clueless. Lumbering. …And what’s remarkable is that this condescending point of view is being internalized by straight guys …Straight, in other words, is the new square. Straight guys are subconsciously embracing a kind of vulgar mediocrity – a wobbly drive down Minivan lane in pleated khakis and a rumpled T-shirt. Call it the media enabled Straight Guy Inferiority Complex.

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