What does sexuality really mean? I guess you could say that sexuality could mean how sexual a person is, who they are identified with, or even who they will make love to or love. Though these are all good ideas, I think the main purpose of having the sexuality is another “under the table” attempt at spreading thinner the human network. For instance, a man could be considered metro sexual in the city (Being straight with the appearance/attitude of a Homosexual/Bisexual). Though that is perfectly fine, as soon as he goes anywhere outside of that broad-spectrum town he is immediately thrown into being a “Homo”, “gay”, or “queer”, along with other things. Another instance could be a woman who might’ve grown in the country on a farm or somewhere, and thus would be stereotyped as being a “dyke”, or “Lesbian”, regardless of her actual orientation while in a new environment.
Sexuality is further divided into categories below the already small categories of sexuality in the lgbtq+ sense. Take the Gay community for example. Out critic Michael Musto opinioned "I am a harsh critic of the gay community because I feel that when I first came out I thought I would be entering a world of nonconformity and individuality and, au contraire, it turned out to be a world of clones in a certain way. I also hated the whole body fascism thing that took over the gays for a long time.” Not only do I feel this is true, but the body fascism still rages today, though not as violently as in days gone by. I can only imagine what it must feel like to have yourself stereotyped into a stereotype of a stereotype.
Imagine you have one of those Chinese Dolls with smaller dolls inside of the dolls. The smallest is you. The next biggest has a few options , one being a guy , one being a gal, one being hermaphrodite , and so on. Think of on top of each of those dolls is either a flat surface on the female/male dolls pieces, but if you’re anything else there is a small pole to... [continues]
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