The Kinsey scale inherently excludes enbies and is actually a pretty poor barometer of human sexuality because it loses the nuance of it all.
What do I propose we replace it with? Nothing. There isn't a need for a scale like it.
I'm not even gonna fucking lie it's actually downright CREEPY how obsessed humanity is over what other people like to do with their genitals and their sexual preferences. Introspection is good. Worrying about your own is important. Worrying about others is actually really fucking gross and has an implicit aura of "can I fuck this person?" when the reality is that's none of your concern unless you're gonna ask them out. And in that case, just *ask.*
@Elizafox I mean I get it though
Rejection hurts really bad, to the point you want to know the answer is yes before you ask.
It’s like cats. They get really nervous when they come up to you and if you ignore them they won’t come back for hours, sometimes days, because they feel rejected.
@awilfox the problem is rejection can happen regardless
I'm not saying markers like "lesbian" aren't good to identify as, but it can't solve the issue of rejection.
I feel like society at large demands conformity where it shouldn't or it can't. This is one example. People are lead to believe normalcy is healthy, then they seek that norm. Look at weight... People tend to assume everyone of a certain height and age should have a given weight. But you can't even be sure of their metabolism. I find it frustrating that people will continue to be raised thinking health and happiness are supposed to be predictable formulas...
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