Even when I learned that not everyone is straight, I only learned about what it means to be gay.
It all came in the form of snide remarks about bisexual people, like jokes about women “experimenting” in college before they ended up straight, or about guys claiming to be bisexual until they admit they’re gay. I’d be lusting after the hero of the movie, convinced that my desire for him confirmed I was straight, and then along came the movie’s heroine to throw that theory out the window when she also set my bisexual heart aflutter.I thought I spent a lot of time thinking about my sex life – that’s nothing compared to other people’s curiosity.For some reason, when I say “I’m bisexual,” people seem to think I actually said, “I’ll answer the most invasive question you can think of.”Your sexual orientation isn’t about who you’ve slept with, or whether you have equal attraction to all genders, or any other arbitrary criteria. You don’t owe anyone an explanation that your sex life “proves” you are who you say you are.For instance, since you’re not limited to heteronormative ideas about who your gender “should” be attracted to, what does attract you to people?And if you’re single and not having sex with any one at the moment, that doesn’t mean you’re asexual.
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