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subrosa wrote

If you want to insist on a 'born this way' type sexuality, consider how that sexuality is expressed, how it is shaped by or channeled through various existing norms, institutions, morals, power dynamics, etc. — at the very least, there are aspects to what it means to be straight that are a product of culture. None of that is natural (in any inescapable sense), nor neutral.

The 'inherent' straightness, if such a thing exists, doesn't need to create a world that is that hostile to queer folk. And as long as it is, I feel pretty comfortable with punching up and making fun of straights.

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