There are also a lot of people writing some great thought pieces now that challenge the norms.
An article focused on the ‘Bro Sex phenomenon’ (straight men having sex with other straight-identifying men) went viral a while back. You look at Lena Dunham, who has gotten into trouble having this conversation.
You’d have to have been languishing in a coma for the past few years not to realize we’re living in uncertain, game-changing times.
But for the Toronto-born son of Eugene Levy and Deborah Devine, the world’s topsy-turvy social, tech-dependent and political narrative inspired him to punch up his passion/dream project and bring the zeitgeisty yet funny and relatable CBC flagship sitcom to the international masses.
And I don’t mean to completely generalize, but I’m just talking from what I’m seeing and reading out there.
It’s such a hot topic in terms of obligation and responsibility. I’ve always been vocal about my support of the community.I’m learning as much as I can but, at the end of the day, when it comes to sexuality, it’s about having conversations and realizing you can’t know everything.All you can try to do is educate yourself as best as you can to be as open and sensitive as possible.It appears that not only is the millennial culture questioning sex and gender preconceptions but they’ve kind of rejected everything—even the most archetypal of labels. There’s a whole generation that has been raised to feel like, ‘If I don’t feel a certain way, I don’t have to feel it; if I don’t want to do something, I don’t have to do it.’ What came of that is a complete rejection of labels. It’s as simple as miscommunicating an idea and then you’re attacked. People are ripping apart everything that is opinion-based—both good and bad.It’s a hot political time, which I think is a great thing.
Straight people are assumed to be straight until proven otherwise, so it does put pressure on us to state our truth.