We recognized that within our culture ladies are grateful whenever a guy behaves in a manner that is sensitive

We recognized that within our culture ladies are grateful whenever a guy behaves in a manner that is sensitive

Picture credit: Picture by Steve Johnson on Unsplash.You’re most likely simply a lesbian.” I do not understand of a solitary bi girl who may haven’t heard those terms, or a variation of those. Therefore common is it dismissal of y our identification, it appears as one or more bullet point in every listicle about ‘what not to ever say to a bi person’. So just why do we nevertheless keep hearing it?

Recently, Twitter has exploded with memes from bi ladies about being interested in all women and, like, possibly 3 guys.

It seems the meme is just relatable content about sexism and overcoming compulsory heterosexuality (the enforced idea that everyone must be straight) while I worry that this meme may be a manifestation of internalized biphobia and a desire for bi women to prove we’re gay enough, mostly. Inside her wonderful essay “Bisexuality, Feminism, guys, and Me”, bi activist Robyn Ochs covers her journey of unlearning compulsory heterosexuality, and keeping both women and men to your same standard regarding relationships and attraction after having a lifetime of believing she must be satisfied with a guy;

I knew that within our culture women can be grateful whenever a guy behaves in a delicate way, but anticipate sensitiveness of a female as a case of program. I made a decision that I would personally maybe not be satisfied with less from guys, realizing so it implies that i might be categorically eliminating many males as possible lovers. Therefore be it.

However for each one of these viral tweets that jokingly express the notion of eliminating males, there is another telling the initial poster that it is a lesbian experience and that the poster is actually a lesbian (not bi). This indicates odd that plenty women-loving-women would believe such an event can not be provided between lesbians, and multi-gender attracted women. (more…)

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