The authors suggested this result reflected the social pressure on Straight men who act gay to endorse traditional masculine norms. Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of TIME editors. Marketers, in contrast, insisted that the metrosexual was always "straight" — they even tried to pretend that he was not vain. TIME Ideas hosts the world's leading voices, providing commentary on events in news, society, and culture. Not having received a father's acceptance and unconditional love, you can transfer that longing onto a series of straight men you Straight men who act gay. More male celebrities to open up about their same sex dalliances - in the same way Miley and Madonna have?