Most gays are categorized with certain looks or behaviors. Because people don't take the time to get to know gay people they just assume that they are a certain way because they are different.

Most gay men are categorized as:
- They act effeminate, "sissy" or "swishy"
- They are preoccupied with how they look or dress
- They have a lisp or talk in an affected way
- They have limp wrists
- They are weak, timid, and fearful

Most gay women are categorized as:
- They swagger or act tough
- They are muscular or fat
- They dress in jeans, leather, or other "masculine" clothes
- They have short hair or pulled back tightly
- They are loud, pushy, and hostile to men

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