Eventually I let go of trying to figure it out, flowing or not flowing, who knows, and simply enjoyed what we were all there to enjoy, what we’re always here to enjoy.
It took me decades to figure out there was a word for what I was, and even then it was only because I was so deeply involved with the queer community on the internet.
Of course, there’s still that other 15%…
Make yourself the center of your world and care for yourself the way you care about the people you love. Go the extra mile you’ve gone for so many other people in your life, but this time go the distance for yourself. You deserve that.
“They can’t go bald.”
I want my current partner a lot, and I want other people sometimes in the abstract, but I’m still asexual.
“I didn’t sign up for the party that would marginalize my health needs and make me feel inferior for not being born male. Republicans, at your core, your issues have shifted off base.”
It seems absurd to say it, but there is now a large percentage of America that views us (liberals) – also Americans who love our country and just want to be allowed to live and work and love in peace – as the enemy.
“We’re fine with your straightness, but just be straight over there in the corner, please.”
If we’re not progressing, we’re stagnating, and if history has shown us anything, it’s that the powers that be will do whatever they can to silence us.