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jleopold  ·  1876 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Vi Hart: On Gender

    I'm a dude, and other dudes just don't seem attractive to me.

For my own curiosity, can you tell how attractive other guys are? For example, I can tell when a guy is really, really attractive, but beyond that, I find it hard to say if one is specifically more attractive than a other.

am_Unition  ·  1876 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    For my own curiosity, can you tell how attractive other guys are?

Oh yeah, for sure. I'm pretty decent at gauging other guys' general attractiveness, but I just don't feel the attraction.

thenewgreen  ·  1876 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think there is a clear difference between knowing if a guy is attractive and wanting to have sex with them. I can look at dogs, all of the same breed and be able to distinguish the most attractive dog. -doesn't mean I want to have sex with it. or does it?

jleopold  ·  1876 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I most certainly wasn't trying to imply anything of that nature and am honestly sorry that you took it that way. To me, how well we judge attractiveness is just an interesting sidebar to sexuality, with just as broad a spectrum, and it's own influences and consequences on our society.

thenewgreen  ·  1876 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I took no offense. Sorry if it seemed so.

dingus  ·  1876 days ago  ·  link  ·  

sometimes I get a little questioning of my sexuality because I'm really, really good at identifying exactly how attractive a guy is.

All doubt is washed away once I see a prime female specimen, though.