Gay male college students are more motivated to learn and more likely to be mentored than their straight counterparts, and their above-average grades suggest this kind of engagement makes a real difference. Those are some of the findings of an intriguing new look at sexual minorities on American college campuses, which has just been published in the journal Economics of Education Review. We had been making the trek from Chicago for years but after our dad passed away, we decided to keep the tradition going. Just before graduation, we ended up hooking up off-base. If you are a straight man reading this piece, you probably can remember some type of same sex experience you had with another man over the course of your life.
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Gay male students were about 13 percent more likely than straight male students to report they had a faculty member or administrator they could talk to about a problem. In fact, they're more likely to report graduating than heterosexual men and women as well. Table of Contents Is it possible a straight guy can be attracted to the same sex?
New research suggests at least part of the answer lies in their ability to give one another trustworthy mating advice.