23 Ways To Respond To The Question: "Are You Gay?"

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1. “Only on days that end in -Y”

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2. “Don’t worry, either way you aren’t my type.”

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3. “Why do you ask?”

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4. Avoid giving a straight answer…

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6. No one can resist a little play on words.

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9. Quickly flash your shirt.

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10. Leave the situation quickly, smoothly…

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11. … and in style.

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12. Change the subject…

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13. … or turn the conversation around.

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14. Be a little mysterious.

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15. When in doubt: Rhyme.



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16. Just lay it all out there and be honest.

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When someone ask me the most obvious "Are you gay?" I reply...

— † Sponge♀♥♀ (@iSponge_)
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20. Maybe too honest.

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22. Just say whatever feels right.

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23. And if you’re not gay, keep it classy.

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Sarah Karlan is the Deputy LGBT Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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