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Sat Jan 28, 2012, 07:28 AM

23. She's bisexual, & should have the right to define her own sexuality in whatever terms she wants- BUT

she should also be aware that the idea of it being a "choice" is a club with which fundamentalists bludgeon members of the GLBT community. In that sense, I argree with Mr. Besen.

I will say that the truly thorny philosophical underpinnings of what, exactly, constitutes a choice versus something innate (how much of us is clockwork and how much of us is orange, in a sense) are worthy of some lengthy and deep analysis and introspection, but unfortunately the flatlander nature of our 2 dimensional, overly literal, overly simplified and frankly dumb political and cultural debates in this country (particularly when fundamentalist religion is involved) probably precludes that from being explored too greatly in detail at this time.

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