Can you guess the sexual orientation of strangers?

Can you guess someone's sexual orientation just by looking at them? See how participants did in this exercise, which puts common stereotypes to the test. You can even take a guess for yourself--you might be surprised!

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Cut (2017, July 17). People guess the sexual orientation of strangers [Video file]. Retrieved from

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