Is there going to be a schism in the Lesbian community?

Some Lesbians are not attracted to bisexual or pansexual women. Some Lesbians are not attracted to trans women. Other Lesbians don't really mind, as long as their partner identifies as a woman wanting a relationship with a woman.

Nobody should be forced to have sex with anybody they do not want to. But it seems that "Lesbian" can be interpreted broadly or narrowly, loosely or strictly.

If someone is such a strict Lesbian that she would not have sex with a pan / bisexual woman, or with a trans woman, I am not making her and I don't think anybody else is, either. Some women would be entirely happy to have a relationship with a pansexual or bisexual woman. Some women in relationships with transsexual women regard themselves as Lesbians. Likewise for some women in partnerships with people who identify as non-binary, but who nonetheless lean more towards the feminine.

Do we need to start distinguishing between "Lesans", "Bio-Transo-Lesbians" and "Flexbians" (although probably inventing better words to use) as we distinguish between vegans, ovo-lacto-vegetarians and flexitarians?

2 Answers

  • reme_1
    Lv 7
    2 years ago

    Everybody is different so it is not possible to put us all in one box.

  • Ricky
    Lv 4
    2 years ago

    All this sexual/gender confusion is a real tragedy.

    Women are women. Men are men.

    If there is same-sex attraction, our choice is to either act upon that or repress it and seek to live as normal a life as we can.

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