The reasons why men with beards grow them may vary, but the effects of keeping that facial hair are real. Research shows that men with beards are seen as more attractive , are protected from certain diseases, and convey a quiet yet confident sense of masculinity. Although a spokesperson from Quest Diagnostics lab in Albuquerque did tell a reporter that a few bearded volunteers did have trace amounts of fecal matter in their beards, these observations were not a part of any rigorous academic study. But more recent research found that beards have more bacteria than dogs, so having a beard may warrant some extra time in the shower. Beards can protect men from exposure to about 90 percent of harmful ultraviolet rays, according to research from the University of Queensland in Australia.
Beard is an American slang term  describing a person who is used, knowingly or unknowingly, as a date , romantic partner boyfriend or girlfriend , or spouse either to conceal infidelity or to conceal one's sexual orientation. The term also refers, in some areas, to anyone who acted on behalf of another, in any transaction, to conceal a person's true identity. The usage of the term beard , also known as lavender dating or front dating , dates to the 20th century, prior to the gay rights movements. This was at a time when homosexual relationships had not yet gained public acceptance.
Gay Wolf: A Body Type Guide for Gay Men with Examples!
Gay wolves are among the most cherished group of men in our gay-o-sphere. Physically striking, they are known to give off a powerful sexy vibe that stops prey in thier tracks. Gay wolves are strong and beautiful but also deceptively cunning. Gay Wolf: A man with a lean, muscular build. Almost always has facial hair.
Not long before we celebrated the turn of the 21st century in , there was still a stigma in many circles against gay people…and not just in conservative areas of the country. With all the flamboyance, adultery, and excessive behavior associated with Hollywood celebrities, actors and musicians, many gay men felt compelled to hide their sexuality for fear of being blackballed and their careers ruined. Marrying women was an easy and common practice to "prove" heterosexuality.