Sexual fluidity is a term that signifies the lack of a rigid sexual orientation. The queer theory considers sexuality as always being modified, passing boundaries and normality. In Kissing Jessica Stein, Jessica finds herself seduced by temptation and wonders if she could find all those things she looks for in a partner: a friend, a protector, someone to be there when she’s sick, in a woman. Paula C. Rust suggests that the most common change among peoples, is their own position on the sexual landscape. Socially constructed by dialogue, interaction, our environment creates a universal stigma of sexual normality. In Kissing Jessica Stein there is a scene in which Helen and Jessica sit at a bar when approached by two men to whom they prose the question: Can a woman who’s only be...
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...nation on behalf of your choices. You are no longer choosing someone because of their genetic sex, but exploring the possibilities of your own sexual fantasy, regardless of it.
Being queer is succumbing to your sexual desires based on lust not tradition. I believe that anyone, even someone who’s heterosexual, can identify as queer because being queer does not mean just being homosexual, but it is a rejection of label explaining who you are and who you like and it. By definition, to be queer means you are free of restriction, and crave the openness of any possibility of love. Jessica Stein is not queer because she engages in a relationship with a woman, who knows, Helen could be the only woman she ever loves, but Jessica Stein is queer because she rejects traditional sexual identities and succumbs to her desires for a life alternating love, regardless of the source.
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