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Tuesday 11 September Saints Protus and Hyacinth. Kirsten Andersen Jul 23, Most beginners relate to the allure of something very different This attraction is actually quite similar to the obsession men have with bisexual and lesbian women: Other men tend to be most attracted to women that are quite powerful looking - a female body builder-type physique.
Lots of transsexual women also fall into this category. An attractive transsexual girl is certainly unique: As an admirer evolves and gains comfort with their attraction to transsexuals, they usually begin to comprehend this fascination runs much deeper than a mere sexual fantasy. It's rooted in the very essence of a transsexual persona: The way these unique women meld the peculiarities of both genders can be intoxicating to some people.
She seems to grasp things most genetic females will never learn. Thus, she understands you. So with all these things being right Why's that such a big hang up? In society's present opinion, to admit to this type of attraction is to acknowledge a gay inclination. If someone isn't homosexual, such a conflict causes a great deal of confusion. Few guys attracted to transsexuals are gay. Unfortunately, there's still not an accurate label for straight males attracted to transsexuals.
They remain some unidentified subset of the gay, transgender or bisexual worlds. Interestingly, only a small percentage of the total number of transsexual girls classify themselves as bi or gay, as well. Why do most outsiders first think we're all gay. Beyond the obvious, I think the fact most lay-people's first encounter to gender-bending is through DRAG - plays a part in this misconception.
Alas, most DRAG performers are very gay and quite proud of that fact. Increased media coverage of transgenderism is changing this misconception but generally speaking? It's still a big mess. So what's the sexual orientation of a man or woman attracted to a transsexual? The difference between sexual orientation and gender identity Before you can develop an informed opinion on the proper sexual orientation of someone attracted to transsexuals, it's helpful to comprehend the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity.
A person's sexual orientation is defined as their ideal choice for a sexual partner either men or women. Nobody knows why some people are most attracted to members of the opposite sex heterosexual or the same sex homosexual.
Some scientists feel we're all born with the potential for bisexuality. Others tout biological factors: Regardless of belief, its safe to say transsexualism adds a new dimension to an already complex argument. Regardless if this person's a girl on a full-time basis or just a weekender - she believes, she feels, she acts, and she looks just like a woman! In fact, anatomical differences aside: Just because she feels compelled to alter her presentation doesn't mean she also adjusts her sexual orientation.
In fact, most transexual women are never attracted to men. A smaller percentage are only drawn to men when they're in a female persona: Of course, there's a final group that only seeks male sexual partners.
I don't think so. The Old School Thinking The old school of thought believed that straight guys who sought transsexuals were just latent homosexuals chasing a softer middle ground. In today's world of broader acquiescence of homosexuality this logic seems far from likely. Because in today's world?
It's actually easier to be accepted as gay Those old-school stepping stones? Ironically, they're now reversed. Another problematic issue with this line of thought? Guess which men are never sexually attracted to transexuals?