Erasure is a complicated subject.
I was born onto a bed of privilege. I’m of white European descent, and my immigrant ancestors came over the ocean long enough ago that my parents could speak without any trace of dialect to the teachers at my well-funded suburban public school. They both had…
Even though this is written by a male, I can totally relate to most of it. Because while female bisexuals are more accepted today, they’re still “unicorns”. I am often told that because I’m dating Nathan, I have “picked my side”. Bullshit. I still think women are attractive. I still could date one. Add being Poly on top of being bisexual and it’s even MORE complicated. Seriously though, I can’t agree with this more, because it’s pretty fucking awesome.
I’ve been told by people in the LGBT community that “bisexual isn’t a real thing”
Bi girls get told that too. And it’s irritating as fuck. I DO EXIST!
Heterosexuality carries the privilege of not having to explain why I’m inviting someone out on a date. You’re a woman, I’m a man, we just follow the script that society has handed us.
No kidding. Because I’m with a guy, people automatically assume I’m straight. It’s ridiculous.
Honesty though, this article is full of win. I wish more people (especially men) would admit to being bisexual. It’s go a long way for those guys who are still afraid to come out.