To begin with, no one is asking anyone to have to “like” anyone else. I don’t need your “approval” for my sexual orientation. On the other hand, respecting people’s private lives and choices, as long as they too are respectful of others, is a basic standard of human decency which should be expected of everyone. You don’t have to “like” the LGBTQ+ community, but as a member of a civilised society you must respect its right to exist and for its members to live in peace.

What is more, the fact that you’ve somehow assumed that as a bisexual I believe we’re “exempt from commitment” in relationships proves that (a) you haven’t properly read my piece (b) the biphobic stereotypes I talk about are real and widespread.

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