"I am a 20 year-old female, and I consider myself to be straight, and although have a few fantasies about women.
I feel like they are more curiosities than real sexual or romantic attraction.
This lack of ulterior motives made the men more trustworthy with regard to dating, but not other contexts.
I have recently become friends with a FTM transgender man, and I find myself very sexually (although not romantically) attracted to him.
The fact that I am attracted to him makes me very uncomfortable.
But while "sex” is biological, “gender” is psychological.
As a result, our sexual orientations tend to line up with our gender identities, not our biological sexes and what our bodies look like as a result.
I'm wondering if anyone has any advice to help me approach what I am feeling, and process this within my own concept of my identity as a straight woman." Being in situations that challenge your identity and sense of self can be pretty confusing.
If this is a new experience for you, you should know that while being a attracted to someone who is FTM can be a sign that your sexual orientation is broader than you thought and you might be interested in learning about what it means to be pansexual, it also doesn't have to.
Sex refers to our biological and chromosomal make-up.
Gender Gender refers to the behavioral, cultural, and psychological traits typically associated with males and females.
You can pick and message guys based on their pictures and profiles.) We’ll be at a bar and Dave’s phone will start blowing up and I realize — we are by Grindr users.
New York City has a huge Grindr population, and with the app, it’s mind-blowingly easy to find someone to hook up with. The guys I know realize that if they want an actual relationship, Grindr is probably not the place to look.
This weekend we were hanging out in my apartment and Dave let me take the reins with his Grindr profile.