They're effectively forced out sooner because they can't pass for straight.
I'm not one to hide my orientation, but I can't stand to advertise because it's obnoxious, so because of my non-stereotypical disposition, it's not exactly common knowledge.
The problem is that the guys I'm looking for are in the same position. I would say keep doing the butch things you like to do such as rock climbing, etc.
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Long story short, I was in denial of my orientation for awhile and realized that my feelings were only those like I have for a close friend.