It took me a long time to realize that some people don’t experience sexual attraction as easily and strongly as I do. I used to take it for granted that we were all just sort of the same that way. Look at a hot person who fits into your gender orientation and general preferences, and BOOM. You feel really sexual.

Reading stories like yours is what helped me understand that for a significant percentage of people, that sort of experience is pretty rare.

Telling our stories is so important if we hope to understand one another and appreciate our diversity!

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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