This lack of ulterior motives made the men more trustworthy with regard to dating, but not other contexts.Maybe this also explains why the reverse relationship (lesbian women and straight men) is not really a thing?Lots of women were satisfied with the gender equality they experienced in their mixed-orientation relationships.
In the present studies, we tested a hypothesis that not only explains why women exhibit increased trust in gay men but also yields novel predictions about when (i.e., in what contexts) this phenomenon is likely to occur.
about coming out to his ex-wife, Penelope Thompson."I told her I was bisexual, that my attraction went both ways.
She was understanding and I will always be grateful to her," he said.
Study 2 showed that women perceived a gay man to be more sincere in scenarios relevant to sexual and competitive mating deception.
In Study 3, exposing women to a visualization of increased mating competition enhanced their trust in gay men; when mating competition was salient, women’s trust in mating information from a gay man was amplified.