Sexual Attraction and Libido Are Not The Same Thing, Actually

Image Description: The title of the essay, ‘“Sexual Attraction and Libido Are Not The Same Thing, Actually” by Elle Rose’ in white text against a background that is darkened with a variety of different colors. These colors are all in ranges of blues, purples, and magenta.

Sexual orientation and behavior take a lot of different shapes and colors in human beings. We are spectrums upon spectrums, colors out of space that shift from beautiful yellows into blues and greens and purples, rarely just one way or another, often defying the rules and definitions we have laid out for ourselves or defying the expectations of the definitions we are thought to…