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Old 06-21-2004, 07:46 AM
Aslan of Narnia Aslan of Narnia is offline
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Kurt Cobain - bisexual?

http://www.rotten.com/library/sex/homosexuality/famous/

He's listed as bisexual. I've read a few biographies of him - none mention anything about him being bisexual. Is there any evidence towards this being true?
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Old 06-21-2004, 07:50 AM
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Evidence, my ass!

(Wait, that doesn't sound good! Nevermind.)
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Old 06-21-2004, 08:01 AM
Aslan of Narnia Aslan of Narnia is offline
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Also, allegedly Trent Reznor is gay. Any evidence for that?
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Old 06-21-2004, 08:03 AM
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I would ask him but he's a bit dead.
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Old 06-21-2004, 08:07 AM
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I was under the impression that www.rotten.com was not a website to be taken seriously. I could be wrong, though.
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Old 06-21-2004, 08:10 AM
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Wikipedia says:

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It has been rumored that Cobain was gay or bisexual; however, Cobain himself said numerous times that he was heterosexual. In a February, 1992 interview with gay magazine The Advocate, Cobain admitted that he thought he was gay while in high school and stated, "I could be bisexual... If I wouldn't have found Courtney, I probably would have carried on with a bisexual lifestyle." In another interview he said that he was heterosexual, but wished he was gay just "to piss off homophobes."
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Old 06-21-2004, 08:25 AM
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In line with his tendency to say and do whatever would shock the most people, Cobain liked to hint at being bisexual. This included dressing in drag, etc.

He was interviewed once by the Advocate. IIRC, he said something like, if things had turned out differently, he 'could have' been bi-sexual. Personally, if I were bisexual, I can't think of a place I'd be more likely to say so than an Advocate interview. And I can't believe that anyone in that deep a denial would sit for such an interview.

More than anything, he appears to have basically been asexual. This may have been a result of his drug use. (You can also insert your own married-to-Courtney joke here.) He's supposed to have partaken of groupie sex a grand total of twice.

Disclaimer: I read a lot about Cobain in the first few years after his death, but that's been a while, and this is all from memory.

Cobain was a total trainwreck of a human being, and an absolutely effing musical genius.
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Old 06-21-2004, 08:55 AM
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After a roll with Courtney, I think I'd be at least bisexual as well
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Old 06-21-2004, 10:00 AM
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Also, allegedly Trent Reznor is gay. Any evidence for that?

he may be bi at least, I read an interview with him where he talked about making out with guys but nothing about whether or not he went further.
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Old 06-21-2004, 10:47 AM
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Marlon Brando, actor [heteroflexible]
Heteroflexible? Please tell me this term isn't catching on.
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Old 06-21-2004, 11:34 AM
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Heteroflexible? Please tell me this term isn't catching on.
What does "heteroflexible" mean anyway? I've never heard that term before.
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Old 06-21-2004, 11:42 AM
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What does "heteroflexible" mean anyway? I've never heard that term before.
I'm guessing it stands for having leanings towards heterosexuality, but willing to "dabble" with homo sex should the party take a turn.

For some reason, this term always brings to mind the word "mob-friendly," a term applied to Robert DeNiro for tolerating mafia-related activity around him.
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Old 06-21-2004, 11:44 AM
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What does "heteroflexible" mean anyway? I've never heard that term before.
I've never run into it, but I'd guess it describes someone who's physically attracted to members of both genders but only romantically attracted to members of the opposite gender.
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