10 Things Your Bisexual Friend is Tired of Hearing
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10 Things Your Bisexual Friend Is Tired Of Hearing

A PSA from your local bisexual.

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10 Things Your Bisexual Friend Is Tired Of Hearing
Lindsay Messina

Bisexuality is defined as "sexually attracted not exclusively to people of one particular gender; attracted to both men and women". It is stood for by the B in LGBTQIA+ and is usually a dismissed sexuality, along with pansexuality and asexuality.

As someone who identifies as bisexual, I thought I would use this platform to share the most common misconceptions bisexuals hear.

Remember: why be racist, sexist, homophobic, or transphobic, when you could just be quiet?

Are you sure you aren’t just fully gay?

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Yes, I'm sure. Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to pick just one type to be attracted to. Sexuality is a spectrum, and there are no rules at all.

That’s hot.

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My sexuality is not your fantasy. Period.

Just pick one!

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That's not how sexuality works. You can't choose who you want to be attracted to, it just happens.

You’re just doing it for attention.

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Nope! I'm out and proud because I want to be. I'm will always authentically be myself and if you don't enjoy that then stop paying attention to me. There is no reason for me to hide a part of myself for others.

How do you know you like the same sex if you’ve only been with people of the opposite sex?

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Sexuality doesn't mean you have to have sex with someone to know if you like them. You can be attracted to anyone you want!

So you’re only half gay?

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That's actually not how that works at all. We're apart of the LGBTQIA+, community just like everyone else.

Do you want to have a threesome?

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AGAIN, my sexuality is not your fantasy. Just because I like girls does not mean I want to have sex with everyone.

You’re so lucky, I hate men!

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That probably has something to do with your shitty choices in relationships, not your sexuality, but okay.

Are boys or girls a better kisser?

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It doesn't depend on the gender, it depends on the person.

But don’t you have a boyfriend?

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Being bisexual doesn't mean I am not fully committed to my relationship. Just because I also like the same sex does not mean I will not take my heterosexual relationship seriously.

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