Pansexuality--is it a real sexuality?
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Some people say that pansexuals just "make up" their sexuality, but you can't make a sexuality. You are born with it in you. Pansexuals are put in the world able to love anyone. Saying that pansexuals made up their sexuality is like saying animals made up their species.
In conclusion, pansexuality is a real sexuality. It is different from bisexuality and it wasn't just "made up," so it is as much a sexuality as heterosexuality.
Pro's argument confuses the term "gender" and "gender identity" when she states, "However, there are more than just two genders. Aside from men and women, there are the identities pangender, third gender, agender, genderfluid, genderqueer, FTF, MTM, and many, many more." She says gender with the intention of saying biological gender. She says identities with the intention of saying gender identities. Gender is a biological thing. Gender identity is personal thing. It's dictionary definition can be found at "http://dictionary.reference.com...;. A person can only be born with male or female genitalia. There is no third classification of genitalia (i.e. no biological third gender). Someone can identify as whatever gender they want to but they will either have male or female genitalia. Therefore a person can only be biologically attracted to male or female genitalia. That leaves us with only three sexual orientations: heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual. You can be attracted to the genitalia of the opposite biological sex, the genitalia of the same biological sex, or the genitalia of both sexes. According to Pro's definition of pansexual, they are attracted to any gender. This means they are attracted to both male and female genitalia. They are therefore bisexual in the natural sense. Now, they may be attracted to any type of biological male or female regardless of their sexual identity but that is an attraction to a personality trait, not a gender. It is the same as me saying that I am attracted to all women despite their political leanings. I am heterosexual but am more open minded about a certain character trait (in this case political leanings).
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