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16 Things You Should Probably Stop Saying About Bisexuality, As Told By Two Very Tired Bisexuals

Yeah, I'm gonna go ahead and shut that down right now.

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1. “So, are you more straight or gay?”

The WB

Neither. The answer is neither.

2. “Why can’t you just make up your mind?”

E! Network

Fun Fact: Our minds are already made up — it's you that's confused.

3. “Everyone is a little bisexual!”

NBC

It's true that there are a lot of us out there — bisexuals make up the largest group of the LGBTQ community! But that doesn't mean everyone is bisexual.

4. “Bisexuals are just greedy. They want the best of both worlds.”

CBC

Believe it or not, we don't choose who we're attracted to. It's not about being greedy. Besides, dating is hard no matter what.

5. “Bisexuals are just quirky straight people who want to be oppressed.”

Netflix

Nope, nope, and nope. Nobody is trying to be oppressed. I just don't want my identity erased.

6. “So you have a boyfriend and a girlfriend at the same time?”

Fox

Sir, that's called polyamory. And if you're into that, cool, but being bisexual doesn't mean we have more than one relationship going on at once.

7. “Bisexuality is a stepping stone to admitting you’re gay.”

Tristan from "Degrassi": "Miles is firmly on boys now"
Netflix

There's totally nothing wrong with realizing a different label suits you better, but that doesn't mean bisexuality is a "stepping stone" of any sort. Still bisexual!

8. “It’s just a phase. You’ll grow out of it.”

VH1

What does it feel like being loud and wrong?

9. “Does that mean you’re down for a threesome?”

Netflix

Seriously, just stop asking us this.

10. “You haven’t even been with a girl, so how do you know you like them?”

ABC

People aren't food. You don't have to taste them to know you like them.

11. “Bisexuals are more likely to cheat — it’s just common sense.”

Paramount Pictures

No, we're really not. If someone cheats on you, it's because they're a jerk — not because they're bisexual!

12. “If you’re bisexual, why are you dating someone of a different gender?”

20th Century Fox

Yeah, the bi part means we're attracted to more than one gender. That's...kind of how bisexuality works?

13. “Men can’t be bisexual.”

NBC

Sounds like a double standard, don't you think?

14. “Most are just faking it for attention — they just use people to experiment and then go back to being straight.”

Pop

Yeah, absolutely NOT. The moon has phases — bisexuality does not!

(We know David Rose is pansexual! We just love the quote.)

15. “You’re only bi because you haven’t met a real man. I bet I can make you straight.”

Fox

Eww, David!

16. “Which one is better in bed?”

NBC

Really, that's what you're worried about?

We say all that to say: If you don't understand bisexuality, that's fine, but can you cool it on the creepy comments and questions? Please and thank you!