I love gay men. I love to sleep with gay men. I love to hang out with gay men. I love to be a gay man. But for a group of people who are, for the most part, extremely intelligent, we say a lot of stupid things, some of which make no sense at all.
Husbands embraces clichés, stereotypes and tropes to make a point: Most old ideas are only as meaningless or as negative as their context. Few of these notions are intrinsically detrimental, as the judgements we attach to them exist only in our minds.