Dating a genderqueer person


Hello there, There is no clear-cut answer to this, as it very much does depend on the individual.For example, I am in a relationship with someone who has identified as straight, while I identify as gay / androphilic (I’ve been attracted to gay and bi men, which has been my usually preference, but men overall more generally).

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We have decided that it is not particularly necessary to view our relationship as queer or straight - we are just two people who are happy to be with each other, and maintain our own sense of identities meanwhile.

Maintaining a sense of identity independent of the given relationship, while also being able to integrate it, is quite important.

Soon after Colleen made a profile on OKCupid she agreed to a date—just to test out the site.

She and the guy hadn't had much communication, and she assumed he was mostly interested in hooking up. ” This doesn't happen often, Colleen said, but when it does she tries to play it cool.

But not every transgender person wants to be this open.