Sexual orientation can change, most women say — Forever 39 Podcast
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In recent years celebrities, like Miley Crys and Kristen Stewart have embraced the idea of sexual fluidity, and brought attention to the idea that sexual preference may not necessarily remain stable, and can change.
According to Wikipedia, "sexual fluidity is one or more changes in sexuality or sexual identity. Basically, one year you might be into men, and the next year you might be crushing on women.
A survey from Glamour Magazine that was published in February 2016 finds that women are generally accepting of sexual fluidity, with 63 percent of those surveyed indicating that they believe sexual orientation can change. The survey polled more than 1,000 women between the ages of 18 to 44.
And many women have at one point found themselves attracted to another woman, according to the survey. In fact, 47 percent of the women polled said they've been attracted to another woman. And some have even acted on that feeling, with 31 percent of those polled admitting they had a sexual experience with another woman. Of the 31 percent, 93 percent said they have kissed another woman, and 55 percent said they gave oral sex to another woman.
When it comes to sexual fluidity though among men, women are still a pretty closed-minded bunch. While the majority of those polled said they believe sexual orientation can change, the same number (63 percent) indicated that they would not be interested in dating a man who has slept with another man.
So depending on how you view these results, perhaps we've still got a way to go in totally accepting sexual fluidity.
— Annette and Megan, Forever 39
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