Are lesbians more accepted than gay men?

By MARTHA IRVINE, AP National Writer Modified: April 27, 2013 at 9:34 pm •  Published: April 28, 2013
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CHICAGO — It may be a man's world, as the saying goes, but lesbians seem to have an easier time living in it than gay men do.

High-profile lesbian athletes have come out while still playing their sports, but not a single gay male athlete in major U.S. professional sports has done the same. While television's most prominent same-sex parents are the two fictional dads on “Modern Family,” surveys show that society is actually more comfortable with the idea of lesbians parenting children.

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