With a 60:40 female to male ratio, the odds are stacked against straight NYU girls when it comes to finding a straight male mate. Taking into account the sizable gay population here, the search for a boyfriend may sometimes seem depressingly hopeless. Last week, three NYU alumnae created Buzzfeed’s “Dating Guide For Every Straight Girl At NYU,” which expresses the common, if not wholly accurate notion that all guys at NYU are gay.
While a number of girls found this article to be true to experience, many people found the post to be insulting. As a result, NYU Local reached out to a few straight guys to see how they felt about the post and to get their perspective on how their dating lives are going.
Straight Dude, Number One
What was your reaction to the Buzzfeed post?
I thought it was pretty funny because parts of it are true. The whole thread is about how if you meet a guy you don’t know if he’s straight or gay, and that’s true because NYU does have a pretty predominant gay population. Whereas if you go to another college, most likely that person is straight, but the fact that you question it here kind of speaks to the population. Read more…