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A leading blog on the science of sex, love, and relationships, written by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller. I'm assuming these men are all straight-identifying, but maybe that's just my gay-identifying bias. I'm wondering what, if any studies or knowledge is out there about men who are attracted to and watch this kind of material or even look for them in real life? It does absolutely nothing for me, but this particular fetish is unavoidable if you frequent any kind of porn social network and it seems a lot of people are into this.
What are your thoughts? Why might this be a turn-on for some, and what does it imply, if anything, about their sexuality? When I say that these guys are into "feminized" men, what I mean by this is that they are attracted to men who physically possess both male and female physical characteristics.
Thus, the sexual interests of gynandromorphophiles typically include either male-to-female transsexuals or male cross-dressers. Although men with such interests are usually stereotyped as being gay, this could not be further from the truth. Likewise, persons who run trans porn sites have reported that most of their clients are straight men and that they have next to no gay audience at all . Why are some men gynandromorphophiles while others are not?
However, research has revealed that, for a lot of these men, the appeal seems to reside in the fact that there is something inherently exotic about transsexuals and that transsexualism represents a unique combination of masculinity and femininity in both appearance and behavior. Here are some remarks made by men about what attracts them to male-to-female transsexuals:. Is gynandromorphophilia a fetish? The jury is still out on that, although some have noted that it co-occurs with other erotic interests such as BDSM with some frequency . For now, the most we can say is that attraction to feminized men is a distinct erotic interest among men that is not uncommon.
Also, there is no reason for it to be pathologized or stigmatized, and, contrary to popular belief, men who have such interests tend to be masculine themselves and usually do not identify as gay. For past Sex Question Friday posts, see here. Want to learn more about Sex and Psychology? for articles or is it gay to like shemales the blog on Facebook facebook. You can also follow Dr. Lehmiller on YouTube and Instagram. Men with sexual interest in transvestites, transsexuals, and she-males. Men who have sex with transgender women: Challenges to category-based HIV prevention.
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