A rarity

For his new book, The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys Are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality, McCormack spent the year observing social interactions and collecting data from three high schools in the U.K. Over and over again, he saw the same surprising scene: young straight men being physically affectionate and emotionally expressive with one another. What’s more, he found that homophobic behavior is a rarity and that when someone does express anti-gay beliefs, they are reprimanded by other students.

Is homophobia disappearing?, Salon.com. Hmm. Je suis sceptique, mais l’espoir…