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There are three main drivers of the girl-girl trend — four actually, once you get past the copycat trendiness that is inevitable when stars on awards shows do something sensational on camera. Perhaps the biggest — for better or worse — of the other three reasons is a desire for attention, typically from boys. This is why parties are so often involved in same-sex kissing — and why the disinhibiting effects of alcohol frequently contribute. “It’s usually brought on by, I don’t know, like shots or drinking or people kind of saying something to like cheer it on or whatever,” said one female student.

From Time’s “Girls Kissing Girls: Explaining the Trend,” today’s winner of Worst Story Ever Of the Day.

Hey, Equality Myth, please commence destroying in 5, 4, 3, 2…