Before reading this, you'll probably have to watch this video before it can make any sense to you whatsoever...
I hate that I am having to write this. But I will do anyway for all those people in the LGBTQ community who I may have upset. I am not writing this for anybody who was rude or angry.
I knew my new video was going to be fairly controversial. I took a little breath before hitting publish as I knew I was about to brave a storm. Not because people would misjudge me, but because any topic featuring sexuality tends to get messy. However, never would I ever think people would think wrong of me, or believe that I thought sexuality was a choice.
My entire life I have grown up in a situation that I could never have the ability to control. I was sat in the middle of a family who have been scared, who have cried, who have drifted apart, who have come together, who have been misunderstood, or who have been forced to educate themselves - all because of sexuality. What kind of world do you think I live in if I believed that sexuality is an option when I have witnessed my own sister cry her eyes out because she doesn't feel accepted? Or cry her eyes out from relief because her 'secret' is finally free. For years I have been a shoulder to cry on for both sides of a story where acceptance was difficult. I know it, I see it, I feel it. I feel more than comfortable knowing that we live in a world where we are the way we are. I am comfortable enough about that to think that the video was harmless enough to share because people know the type of person I am... Perhaps not.
The author of the article, however, does not appear to be as comfortable. Somebody who takes the time to write an article on her reasoning for 'trying' the 'gay scene' does not strike to me as somebody who feels comfortable in doing so. Which is OK - I hope that one day she finds it. But writing reasons to the public about which sexuality is better than the other is something that should never be needed to do. We like who/what/how we like - and that is a big enough reason in itself.
As a Metro reader, I found the article humorous for that very reason. It almost felt like I was reading an advertisement on why people should consider changing their sexuality (as if we could). Naturally, as somebody who doesn't care for gender, I wanted to hear what she had to say. It was interesting for me to read something that sounded as though she needed to weigh out her options between choosing man or woman. Why she could not just feel what was right for her in her heart, I don't know. It seemed that writing about her experiment with sexuality was the same as reviewing a hotel room after a week long visit.
I apologise if I didn't make my opinion in the video clear enough. I was pretty naive to think that all of this went without saying. If there is anything else you'd like me to address, don't be afraid to speak up. I would just appreciate it more than ever, to not be told to educate myself over something which I believe is immensely accepted - in my life, on my channel, and in my heart.