My prime time for reading magazines is on the train journey back from London, and it's usually my trusty issue of Nylon magazine that keeps me company, but when I've already read the current issue it's the time when I pick up magazines like Company, Glamour and Cosmopolitan that I wouldn't generally buy on a monthly basis.
An article that really got me thinking in the November issue of Company was entitled 'Who will she be going home with tonight', with the tagline 'With more and more woman in their twenties refusing to pigeonhole their sexuality, the rise of the flexisexual means you can take your pick - whoever takes your fancy...'
Surprisingly, as I think I'm very open minded, I'd never thought about the concept of a 'flexisexual' before, of not labeling someone as either gay, straight or bisexual. As the article points out, why should everyone have to fall into one of those three labels? As Freud pointed out hardly everyone is exclusively gay or straight; all of us are somewhere on a sliding scale on any given day. I like guys, and I've never been attracted to a girl before but who's to say that I won't be sometime in the future? I may not have experienced it myself, but I think I agree with what writer Hella Rouge said in her accompanying piece: "Surely it's all about how we feel on any given day?"
Do you think society should continue to place people in three categories, or should everyone just be abole to fancy whoever they want without being labeled? Have any of you thought you were either gay or straight, but then found yourself smitten with someone from outside your usual sphere of attraction?