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It’s a problem I’m sure every North American fan has come across at some point: the horrible, infuriating experience of having a friend or family member call your beloved idol “gay.” Offended, you’d immediately come to the defense of your bias. But it wouldn’t matter how much convincing you would try to do; your friend/relative would not be able to see the masculinity of your idol and question why you like these “girly” men. And so even you would have to take a step back and reassess your idol: you love him, he’s amazing, God took special care in creating him, he’s too beautiful for words – but is he masculine?

Well, it depends on who you ask.(...)Read the rest of Are K-pop Stars “So Gay”? (1,171 words)

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