Unfortunately being openly Bisexual isn’t an easy ride. Rejected from the gay community to being ignored by the straight community, it is rare to see positive images in the media with regards to Bisexuality. However, with certain celebs becoming more and more open when addressing their sexuality, it has started to throw a little recognition towards what the B in LGBT really stands for. Here are 7 of the most famous Bisexual celebrities.
Number Seven: Megan Fox
Although claiming to be Bisexual, Megan has yet to be snapped publicly dating a member of her own sex. Confirming her Bisexuality in 2011, Megan stated ‘I think people are born bisexual and then make subconscious choices based on the pressures of society. I have no question in my mind about being bisexual’. However, Megan has also said some questionable things with regards to her sexuality once saying, ‘I’m also a hypocrite: I would never date a girl who was bisexual, because that means they also sleep with men, and men are so dirty that I’d never want to sleep with a girl who had slept with a man’. Huh?
Number Six: Azealia Banks
Rapper Azealia Banks has always publicly acknowledged her bisexuality confirming the truth early on in her career. However don’t expect her to conform to typical stereotypes once claiming ‘I don’t want to be that girl who says all gays necessarily hang out together, of course! I have people say to me, ‘Oh wow, my friend is gay, too,’ and I’m like, ‘Yeah, so?’
Number Five: Angelina Jolie
Probably the most famous Bisexual celebrity out there. Angelina has often been exceptionally public about her sexuality. With a number of relations and affairs with women. It was her relationship with model Jenny Shimizu that really brought the topic in into the limelight. Once claiming ‘I have loved women in the past and slept with them’.
Number Four: Bisexual Bombshell Evan Rachel Wood
Never one to hide away. Wood has always been extremely open about her sexuality. In 2011 she admitted that bisexuality was a ‘big part of who I am, and it always has been for as long as I can remember’ going on to state ‘I’ve honestly fallen in love with a man and I’ve honestly fallen in love with a woman’. Shown to have had relationships with both genders. Wood is a breath of fresh with regards to the taboo of bisexuality.
Number Three: Billie Joe Armstrong
Green day front man Billy Joe has often been the subject of discussion especially after some revealing lyrics with regards to his music. something often unheard of in Punk. Opening up about his sexuality in 1995, Armstrong stated ‘I think I’ve always been bisexual. I mean, it’s something that I’ve always been interested in. I think everybody kind of fantasizes about the same sex’.
Number Two: Pete Townsend
Guitarist and singer for legendary rock band The Who. Pete Townsend has often publicly admitted his bisexuality. In particular his obsession with the Swagger man himself Mick Jagger. Stating in his book ‘Who I am’, Pete claimed, ‘Mick is the only man I’ve ever seriously wanted to fuck’. Who wouldn’t though to be honest?
Number One: Frank Ocean
After coming out in 2012 on his Tumblr Account. Ocean revealed he had previously had a relationship with a man that ended in heart break. Applauded by his peers and supported around the world. Ocean tends to stay away from labels often side stepping the question of bisexuality. Whatever he identifies as, the brave decision to publicly disclose such private information is a huge step forward in the recognition of a sexuality that is so often hidden away.