A new study shows straight British dudes are okay with kissing each other on the lips. The study authors think this means homophobia is on the way out, but we're not so sure.
According to the Daily Mail, researchers surveyed straight, white men at two UK universities and one sixth form college (where 16-19-year-olds can go after their mandatory 11 years of school are over). Eighty-nine percent of these guys said they were comfortable giving a male friend a platonic kiss on the lips. One student said, I am comfortable to kiss my friends in situations such as their birthday or when someone scored a goal or just if we are having a laugh. Physical contact with your friends helps to bring you closer. I have been in a relationship with my girlfriend for more than a year and she doesn't think anything of it when I kiss my guy friends.
And, says lead study author Dr
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