A friend and I are in a club when she sees two girls making out on the dance floor. Just wanna attract attention. So when I chance upon a few photos of Luna Lim on Instagram that show her making out with other girls in clubs, I reach out to the year-old. Even so, many girls understand that this behaviour attracts male attention, whether they intend to or not.
Studies Say Women are More Fluid in Their Sexuality
Sexual friendships can fulfill women's desire for meaningful connection and intimacy without declarations of sexual identity. Many straight-identified young women have same-gender sexual or romantic experiences. Yet women outside these elite spaces are more likely to report ever having had same-gender sex, despite being more likely to start families or settle down with men earlier in life. Some social scientists have used it as a launching point to study female bisexuality, but agree this attention has focused too narrowly on women living on the progressive campuses of selective universities, only bolstering stereotypes. In , the National Survey of Family Growth NSFG found that women with the lowest levels of educational attainment reported the highest lifetime prevalence of same-gender sex.
What’s Up With Straight Girls Making Out With Each Other in Clubs?
No one ever forgets the thrilling, nerve-racking, butterfly-inducing feeling of a first kiss. Some were in the process of exploring their sexuality, some had already figured it out, and some were just goofing around — all scenarios that are totally normal. From playing house as kids to dance floor make-outs to spin-the-bottle dares, these stories are too cute. It was a day or two after our first date, and we had gone to hang out in her room. It was pretty apparent that we were both interested in the other person. She asked if she could kiss me, and obviously I said yes. We kissed for a couple seconds but broke apart right before her roommate's entire family walked in. That kiss was a major landmark in exploring my sexuality — it was a confirmation that this was right for me. I realized that I enjoyed it so much more than I had enjoyed kissing a guy. I identify as a lesbian now and have been in a relationship with that girl since August!
Jamie Budnick does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. In one sense, this reflects real life. Many young women who identify as straight have had sexual or romantic experiences with other women.