Polarizing vlogger Arielle Scarcella is back this week with another thought-provoking video that continues to challenge traditional notions of identity categories and sexual orientation.
"Society doesn't take sex with women as seriously as sex with men," Scarcella notes on the video's tagline. "Straight girls who sleep with lesbians are still straight and bisexual men don't exist and it all comes down...to penis."
Throughout the video, Scarcella poses questions such as: What if a gay man occasionally has sex with women? What if a straight girl sleeps with a lesbian? What if a man that identifies as straight has sex with another man?
How do we conceptualize these different ways of being individuals and experiencing others as sexual beings?
Last week, Scarcella brought us "Lesbians Explain: Sleeping With Men," an interesting dialogue among several women who identify as lesbian but also occasionally sleep with men.
This video series explores an extremely important set of issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Why do we cling so adamantly to labels? Do these labels actually benefit us as individuals or as a community? Are we actually just attempting to regulate the boundaries of identity and sexual habits of others in order to know how to feel about them?
What do you think about Scaracella's videos?