Well then, the latest gay porn, the metro sexual, the scruff bear and urban hipster movements is surely obscuring these lines among survey takers.
I think its more on the lines of stereotyped visibility. For 40 years or more, the only 'known gay men' was the stereotype. A cop, firemen and average joes can now be openly gay, as more and more men come out, the Carson Kressley stereotype will fade and there wont be a need for these survey takers, its the Kinsey scale moving to the middle, as the average
When it was the Village People in the 70's, America did not put them into a gay stereotype and most people singing to YMCA did not know about gay 'bath houses', most people enjoyed the song because of its catchy tune and dance craze
Gen Y love of the beard.........http://www.dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/real-life/gen-y-mens-obsession-with-beards-20130712-2puf0.html
Or are men simply becoming men again?