So, you’re against my use of inclusionary language? Using the term opposite sex is exclusionary and ignores the fact that there are people who are non-binary or intersex. You’re free to use the term opposite sex in your writing, however I will not because I know that both the sex and gender binaries don’t exist.

Yes, most humans are born either biologically male or female, but some are born somewhere in between and there are literally millions of intersex people in the world. The same goes for non-binary people who don’t identify as either male or female, but somewhere between the two.

You also missed the entire point of my post: creating an understanding that your gender identity does not dictate who you’re attracted to. You’re clearly a cisgender man who happens to be hetreosexual, and only attracted to cisgender, heterosexual females. However, there are cisgender men who are homosexual, bisexual, and even pansexual. Just being a cisgender man does not automatically preclude being heterosexual. Does that make sense?

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