“Having this name has confused people, especially on gay dating sites, where everyone feels the need to bring up that my name is the name of a porn site” – so says a gay guy on Reddit, whose real name is… Sean Cody.

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“Sean Cody” is the name of a well-known gay porn studio (NSFW link!), established in 2001, and named after its founder, porn director Sean Cody. But what do you do when you share a name with a porn studio, AND you happen to be gay?

“My birth name is Sean Cody and for most of my life, it wasn’t a big deal”, the man writes. “That is until puberty when I discovered that I was gay and started watching porn.”

And he continues:

Having this name has confused people on dating sites… They ask if I’m really into porn or even model for the site. The first few times it’s funny, but it gets old real quick. I don’t even fucking like Sean Cody porn!

Hell there’s even a few times where guys have laughed at my name outside of the gaysphere. I won an award for my volunteer service and the guy just started smirking when he read my name out… Maybe having my name isn’t so bad because I can test if someone is gay by telling them my name.

Is this name at least the ultimate gaydar? And one Redditor was still able to find a positive point: