I feel like the straight/gay binary is inadequate because it proposes two groups and forces people to subscribe to one. The specific characteristics that each group presents wont allow for people to completely identify and belong to that group. This may be because they don't identify with every single characteristic, so then where do they belong? The term "Queer" exposes the limitability of the binary. It gives people that doesn't identify with being straight or gay a particular group. But in actuality there is nothing particular about being queer. It gives us lots of options... So; therefore, we all can identify with being queer. We all may have queer thoughts or tendencies. With fetishes or simply just things that we like. We're taught that these things are bad, but that doesn't mean that we stop liking them. We just are "different" from what we should be. In our society nobody likes to be different, so we conform. This reveals how heterosexuality is force upon us and explains why exists. Nobody wants be queer but different is bad. It's not the reality but bad. This is what we are taught, when in actuality everybody has had 'some' sort of queer thoughts.
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