New Study Reveals That 1 In 5 Straight Men Watch Gay Porn

While more than half of gay men watch straight porn

According to a new study by the Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 1 in 5 straight men are choosing to watch gay porn.

The survey, which tracked the porn-viewing habits of 821 gay, straight, and bisexual men, found that 21 per cent of men identifying as straight watched gay porn; while 55 per cent of men identifying as gay watched straight porn.

Dr Martin J Downing, the study's lead researcher, confirmed the men identifying as straight didn't have sex with men, while the men who identified as gay didn't report having sex with women.

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This appears to reinforce the idea that sexuality is on a spectrum, with Downing seeing the subjects' porn viewing habits as "some level of evidence"of ambiguity in sexual attraction.

Downing also said the viewing habits of men identifying as bisexual were quite different from men identifying as gay or straight. They reported watching a significant amount of straight porn, gay porn, and 'bisexual' porn.

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"[Bisexual men] are more like heterosexual men in some things, and more like gay men in other things", said Downing. "But that's a reflection of their own unique attractions. They're not identical to either group in terms of their porn viewing, which I think is really interesting for understanding bisexuality."

The study raises interesting new questions about modern male sexuality and our relationship to what view and how we act, as every straight men questioned insisted they had never had a homosexual encounter.