Lilac Binaries have only served to divide us, making sexuality something that needs to be declared as gay or straight for people to be able to put us into boxes or pigeon-holes, as Kinsey would have said. Social attitudes Prejudice Violence. Certainly my fantasies are not always heterosexual.
He and his colleagues On a scale of 1— gay: 0 that, when you looked through the deepest fantasies and admissions of sexual adults, human attraction rarely ran along the straight lines pun intended of homosexual or heterosexual. Kinsey's revolutionary twist on the study of sexual behavior was to actually ask people about their own sex lives.
A small minority of participants identified as 'other' 3. Journal of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Identity1 4— The Kinsey Scale was invented by Alfred Kinsey — a researcher into human sexual behavior and emotions — and his research partners in
Others have further defined the scale. The imposition of certain behavioural codes is damaging and does not help people to be who they are, particularly if they do not fit prescribed categories. And all this while having a healthy sexual relationship with my husband.
The Storms Scale, developed by Michael D.
As a teenager there was the odd doubt, mostly because I was one of those loner, oddball types at school and being weird was often seen as a symptom — I use the term symptom because being gay was seen effectively as an illness at my school — of being gay.
In the early nineties, living in the shadow of the Aids epidemic, educated under the restrictions of Section 28 and before the age of the internet how was I to know any better other than the courage of my own convictions? Klara