Dad afraid of being gay
But in hindsight, I was having a panic attack trying to grapple with massive amounts of uncertainty about my future… and even more scary, about who I was. And it came from everywhere. Even my pops. So I was always afraid about being seen as feminine….
What My Fear Of Being Gay Taught Me
Gay Men and Their Fathers: Hurt and Healing | Psychology Today
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Gay and Lesbian Well-Being. Initially, the assertion that homophobia plays center stage in men's masculine self-concept may seem rather extreme. However, go to places where men and boys congregate such as schoolyards, sports fields, fraternity houses, and locker rooms in this country and you will hear taunts such as "You're a sissy! A boy growing into a gay man will get the message loud and clear that he is weak, dirty, and, perhaps worst of all, less than a man. My father has always been very physical.