Bisexual “Privilege”

My bisexuality has been on my brain a lot recently. In looking for stuff  that maybe some what captures how I feel, I stumbled across this post at the Vegan Abolitionist.

To quote:

I have often questioned my sexuality, because I have been in relationships with men, but not really women.

and

My sexuality is fetishized by most of the people with whom I engage in a relationship. Its true validity is negated by nearly everyone who expects me to just end up with a hetero man (and if I do, then I was never bisexual at all!). It is erased by straight and queer people alike. I’m “too straight”, never queer enough.

 

Yeah.

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One thought on “Bisexual “Privilege”

  1. Hmmm…I’m stumbling across your blog, but I think this is an unfair and ongoing debate for many bisexuals: our validity. I was someone that struggled with my sexuality a lot growing up and never understood what I was. I knew I wasn’t gay; I mean I enjoyed…um…my male friends, but also knew I wanted to be with women. And yet, when I ended with women, I couldn’t comprehend why I still found myself attracted to guys. Granted, I didn’t come into truly accepting my sexuality until late in life, but it still amazes me how people can deny the validity of bisexuality.

    We are who we are.

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