SAME WITH THE SEXUALITY THING, LIKE DO YOU KNOW HOW HELPFUL IT WOULDVE BEEN FOR 13 YEAR OLD ME TO HEAR DAN/PHIL/ETC SAY "I have no clue what my sexuality is and that's okay" or "I know my sexuality and here's why" LITERALLY THAT WOULDVE MADE SO MANY YEARS OF CONFUSION SO MUCH EASIER
PREACH like srsly i agree i get messages almost every day from someone confused about their sexuality, and chances are if they follow me, they are most likely viewers of dan/phil/etc. so can you imagine what positive impact these youtubers talking about their experiences with sexual/romantic attraction would spark? it would be so amazing?? like my voice only reaches so far but their’s??? whatever they talk about would be an incredible awareness boost, ygm?
of course, I have no problem answering theses questions - i understand how important it is to use my words…which is why im kinda tempted to make my own video myself… but i seriously get so excited thinking about the discussion that would be sparked if youtubers like d+p spoke about sexuality - again, (as i briefly mentioned in the tags) even if these youtubers are heteromantic/heterosexual, there could be a strong ace/aro presence that hasn’t had the chance to vocalise itself!
or maybe even knows it exists because of the lack of discussion on sexuality!!!
discussion is just so important.
After seeing the positive impact evan’s demisexuality video had (and he has over 100k+ subs, so that’s reaching a load of people) i can only imagine how incredible a dan/phil-talking-about-sexuality type video would be with their articulate (and often entertaining/relatable) story telling skills :’)
of course, this is all dreams. I totally respect d+p or any other youtuber not talking about it bc it is a personal decision to ‘come out’ or discuss stuff like this but i seriously think there’s more pros than cons to sharing experiences and making younger people realise that they are not alone and it is okay to not figure yourself out straight away - that’s what life is all about tbh…a journey of letting curiosity and experience guide you and help you learn more about yourself/others.
that was an unnecessarily deep ending but yeaH i just have a lot of emotions about queer discussions and the youtube community so when you combine the two i become a rambly mess of feels…as you can probably tell…