Can a person who identifies as straight, or as gay or lesbian, be attracted to a non-binary person without invalidating their identity (on either side)?
These questions are too large for one conversation to ever answer (if they can be answered), and right now I’m not trying to.
” Once you’re in, men will treat you with the same misogyny as any women, but throw in a hefty dose of transphobia to go along with it.
I have been purposely misgendered by multiple men on dating websites – to the point that I filter them out. Though the process is more complicated then it might be for binary people, it works in much the same way.
While nothing major came of it, it was uplifting to know that acceptance was so much more possible than I ever imagined.
When you’re marked as “other” by society, it can be hard to feel like you’re worthy of love.
I am very romantic, compassionate, supportive Enjoy adventure and exploring new places. Very handy with tools 25 year old, Lesbian, Single.
From San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States Here for Dates, A relationship, New friends, Friendship with other couples, Casual encounters, Chats, Networking I am goal oriented, witty and funny, and I even do dishes.I’m attracted to men, but I simply will not deal with being called a “special snowflake” by a man who includes “oxygen” as one of his six things he can’t live without. , you are hypothetically asking, now that I’ve shot down so much. Sometimes, a friend sets you up, and they explain the “gender thing” beforehand.Other times, you meet someone in an LGBT space first, and you’re already out there, so you don’t have to explain anything.Dating as a straight, cisgender person in an age where the dating scene is changing so rapidly is already difficult; when you add gender and sexuality curveballs to the mix, it can be downright exhausting.Right off the bat, we have to rid ourselves of the assumption that someone’s gender indicates their sexual and/or romantic attraction.It’s scary, which doesn’t usually get one in the mood for romance, and it’s alienating to feel like you’re hiding something. The Internet is known for its inclusivity -- Facebook even allows you to fill in your gender and pronouns now.