Friday, February 3, 2012

What Cynthia Nixon Is Teaching Us About Sexuality

When actress Cynthia Nixon declared that for her, being gay is a choice, she received much negative backlash from the gay and lesbian community. I don't see her revelation as negative as much as I appreciate her giving us an opportunity to discuss a very complex concept of sexuality. Most people -- gay and straight alike -- prefer to believe that you are either gay or straight. Bisexuals are seen as "bi now, gay later." And those who are "heteroflexible" -- heterosexual but enjoying gay sex everyone once in a while -- are almost always seen as latent homosexuals, especially if they are males. The truth is that it is not this simple at all.

 Read my article at Huffington Post

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bob said...

I'll reply by saying you didn't confuse me at all, yet I think you've done your job--very well I might add. What a great concise article, and what a shame many straight people won't bother to read or understand it! Thanks!

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