Definition Essay: Homosexuality And Gender Differences

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A picture of a flag consisting of the colors pink, yellow, and blue symbolizes an important aspect of my life, being pansexual. The people I’ve met, the things I’ve learned about me and the world around me are all factors in what’s made me the person I am today; a lot of that I owe to the sexuality that I was born with. My sexuality is a big part, of who I am but most people are unaware of it because a substantial deal of people makes the assumption that I’m straight. This is because the society we live in, it is thought to be normal; but, it’s not, it is only common. Many humans today also think that there’s only two sexualities and two genders. However, that’s just not the case; there’s many genders and sexualities that come in many different…show more content…
Pansexual people may refer to themselves as gender-blind, asserting that gender and sex are insignificant or irrelevant in determining whether they will be sexually attracted to others ” (Wikipedia). Pansexuality is commonly thought of as the same as bisexuality. The difference is bisexuals are commonly attracted to two binary genders; however, pansexual’s are attracted to any gender, such as men, women, transgender men or women, and anything outside of the typical gender binary. Another chain of false idea’s about pansexual’s is that they’re willing to sleep with anyone, only attention seeking, they’re confused, or that it just isn’t a real sexuality. I call myself pansexual because I can’t delineate whether or not I’ll be attracted to someone by their gender or lack thereof. Humans are so intricate in every aspect of their lives and so much more than their bodies; connection has no limits to whom we feel for and I don’t think love should…show more content…
Strangers and acquaintances judging me for being pansexual I can cope with easy because they don’t know who I am. I can deal with all the detestable stares I got when I held my transgender boyfriends hand in public; but, what hurts me the most is the fact I still to this day can’t come out to my parents because of their hate and ignorance towards anything out of the social normality. I remember one night when I was still questioning my sexuality, I asked my mom if she would still love me if I was gay, her response was, “I don’t know; If you were gay it would be the worst thing to possibly happen to this family”. That’s something that’s always hurt me growing up, the conditional love they have for me. They raised me to be “normal” and to only accept those who already fit in. To be like church pew rows, perfectly identical. But that’s just not me. I know they’ll never accept me and I’ve grown and forced myself not to care; but, there will always be a part of me who will always want them to love me unconditionally. However, my life’s circumstances have just made me grow thicker skin and to love myself even if no one else

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