But the general notion that sexual attraction is a social construct that can be trained out of people runs directly counter to the gay and lesbian rights agenda, which suggests that sexual orientation is biological and unchanging.Here’s the bottom line: once you state that gender is entirely a social construct, anyone who “discriminates” in regarding sexual partnership must be a bigot.Now when friends found out about it, I got a lot of weird questions, like “how would you have sex?” And some of my friends were kinda surprised, but not completely surprised. And I’m kinda like you know I’m still me, I’m the same guy, nothing’s changed or been buried or hidden or anything like that.We need a straight man to stand up and say “yeah, I’m dating a trans woman” — like someone famous, a celebrity, something like that.It would be very encouraging, and I think it would help reduce the stigma.
It really denied the concerns, because I’ve never had anybody say anything to me, as far as strangers go.This logic also inadvertently makes a hash of the entire gay rights movement, too: if you’re gay, presumably you prefer sexual relations with a member of the same biological sex, not a member of the opposite sex who believes he/she is a member of the same biological sex. But it is worthwhile noting that the media’s full-scale assault on basic biology and logic have had an effect: the massive increase among young people who believe that if they only want to have sex with members of the opposite or the same sex, they’re doing something wrong.Is it sexist for a lesbian not to want to have sex with a “woman with a penis”? Allen called it “more heartening news” that younger Americans were more “open to having sex with a transgender woman,” including “13 percent of 35-to-54 year olds, and 19 percent of the 18-34 age bracket.” The survey did not specify whether the numbers changed if the transgender woman was pre- or post-op, so we have no way of knowing whether 19 percent of young men are willing to have sex with a biological man who looks like a woman, for example.I had seen attractive trans women in the news and the media and the internet, and I remember thinking “well she looks great!.” So I acknowledged the possibility of a sexual attraction, but I’d never honestly considered whether or not I could actually be in a romantic relationship with a trans woman before. ” *laughs* I thought you were a little weird, but in a good way.