Why Coming Out as Demisexual Matters

The most common response I get when I explain to someone that I’m demisexual is that I’m just normal and looking for a special word for my sexuality. I’ll explain as painstakingly as I can that I don’t have sexual attraction unless a close bond forms, and that I don’t have it under any other circumstance, and that most of the time I don’t even have it then — and I’ll be met with “Oh, so you’re just waiting for the right…