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then fair enough)
Nor did I intend to.
these threads usually end up being transmuted into fairly decent discussions anyhow. he can't even be bothered to properly poison the well these days.
I bet people wanna talk about it
Wanted to start a thread cause it would sound a bit stupid. You make yourself look stupid so that we can have interesting conversations so thank you.
All i've done is post a link to the Guardian website.
'Price Tag responds to criticism about describing bisexuality as 'a phase' and says she wants 'to find myself a husband''
However, that doesn't mean it is a phase for anyone else, or everyone else.
Yes, it would be nice if there were more openly young bisexual men and women in the public eye to help tackle the stigma, but the idea that Jessie J's done something wrong here is just bizarre.
the article doesn't attack her (or report anyone else doing so I think?)
"The hate on my [comments] is uncalled-for and ridiculous!"
Also found this very weird and accusatory in tone: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/08/jessie-j-bisexuality-phase-singer-coming-out
That was awful.
Maybe we should just agree that she is rubbish and it's annoying that she's EVERYWHERE ALL OF THE TIME.
Knock it off, Jessie J.
something about how she could now deeply relate to paraplegics
'loose yourself' and tried to claim it was intentional.
which decries the modern obsession with material possessions, from a gilded throne
it's more the way she seems to be trying to distance herself from it, and some of the language choices. Like, she could have said something along the lines of sexual fluidity rather than talking about it as a phase she grew up and got over.
when her record sales slope off a bit. Probably do a duet with Pink and snog her in the video
but that may not be how it feels to her. Lots of people do experiment with same-sex relationships, but then identify as heterosexual later on. Same applies for many people who identify as homosexual.
For her maybe it was just a fleeting thing. That's the language she's chosen to describe it, and that's all we've got to go on. There's really nothing wrong with what she's said.
and she is very clear about that not being the case for everybody. The first thing she said on it is very good. Obviously it's unfair to expect someone not to be truthful about their own experiences just because they follow some damaging stereotypes, and critisms of her for it are uncalled for. It seems like she never actually said that she was bisexual anyway, rather someone who dated girls/ a girl.
It's still going to be painful for people who found someone who openly talked and wrote songs about something that is absent from pop music in general is no longer doing that, but none of the blame for that lies on her.
bi prevents her from seeking a long term relationship/being married to a man.
that a bisexual might have to repress half of his/her sexual being to be in a monogamous long-term relationship with them, and would be more likely to stray.
Got any statistics?
but I can't imagine repressing my desire to sleep with six billion. Completely unrealistic to expect that of anyone.
People are *really* keen to paint her as a bigot, huh?
"I want to stop talking about it completely now and find myself a husband."
"I am bored of people constantly speculating about my sex life and would like some privacy so I can find someone to settle down with without being routinely asked about my sexuality"?
I mean, really. She's just saying she wants a long-term relationship. Identifying as she does as heterosexual, it's going to be with a man. If you want to infer from that statement that she doesn't think she can attract a man if people think she's bisexual, there's not really much she can do about it. I really don't think that is what she's suggesting at all.
that had been ascribed to her by the media rather than a tag she had chosen however perhaps it's just my particular view of things/privilege but I didn't see that as "constant speculation about her sex life".
I could well be wrong and it could be the case that she was asked about this in every single interview but it just seemed like people, wrongly inferred because she dated women in the past she may do again.
even if that was an opinion she had I was largely looking at it from the perspective that it was something she thought/felt. I didn't go as far as thinking she was ascribing that behaviour to all people who identify as bisexual.
but there used to be this right-wing troll guy on here who pretended to be gay. Wonder what happened to him?
Sexuality is fluid and can change. If I find myself wanting to be with a man tomorrow I shouldn't like the fact I've told people I'm into wanting to be with a women in the past stand in my way of happiness.
Having said that if someone wants to get up a shout about how they're gay/straight/bi/queer/other one minute and then something different the next, no one should be getting angry and/or astonished. Accepting people for who they say they are is a huge part of what the LGBTQ community has been fighting for for decades.
it seems like people are taking offence to her phrasing it like it is something she just "got over", and not that her sexuality has 'changed'
don't think that necessarily implies overcoming something.
i'm bisexual and I thought it was fine
i could see why people might despite not finding it so myself.
about her denying her communist / Marxist / whatever credentials