Wednesday, May 02, 2007

What Can Google Tell Us About Gender Neurosis?

Maybe this is me being over-the-edge analytical, so alternative interpretations are welcome.

ABC News is running a feature devoted to the question of determining whether a spouse's sexual orientation is other than advertised. There's a few token references to men being married to closeted lesbians, but the bulk of the article is addressed to women.

This prompted me to do a a few searches to see whether there might be similar content addressed to a male reader. I used the phrasing "Is your..." as the basis. Here is what I found:

Google phrasenumber of matches
"Is your wife lesbian"1
"Is your wife a lesbian"5
"Is your wife gay"3
"Is your husband gay"about 26,000
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