Whitney Houston's closest friends believe she was in a lesbian relationship with her assistant. In a documentary about her life, those closest to Whitney say she was in a relationship with Robyn Crawford, 56, the woman who spent 20 years by her side working for her. Whitney: Can I Be Me examines the highs and lows of her glittering career, while discussing who might be responsible for her tragic downfall and the drug habit that would go on to kill her. It sees Ellin Lavar, who dressed the singer, and her security guard, Kevin Ammons, confess that Whitney was bisexual and in love with her assistant. After Whitney died in , her notorious ex-husband Bobby Brown said she might still be alive if she was allowed to be open about her sexuality. In the documentary, her former bodyguard David Roberts even said that Robyn and Brown would have physical fights over their shared loved of the singer, and the intensity of their relationship even led to her exile from Whitney's inner circle.
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I broke up with you because we were fundamentally incompatible, not because you have a penis. Maybe if you had spent more time talking to me and less time talking about yourself, you would understand that, and we might still be together. First of all, ew. Secondly, if I was interested in having sex with you, I would be expressing said interest, not making a pained expression while trying to discreetly edge away from you. Do you even know whether my girlfriend is interested in men?
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Sharon Osbourne recently made tabloid headlines for coming out as bisexual after she opened up about her sexuality on "The Talk. She never actually said she was bisexual. The incident highlighted just how much confusion there can be around sexual identity and also served as a reminder of how little many people know about what it really means to be and identify as bisexual.
Dating as a queer woman presents a unique set of issues. Men would either ask me to explain what the term meant, incorrectly assume they knew exactly what it meant, or completely misidentify me. It quickly became a frustrating ritual for me, a self-identified queer woman and someone with a graduate-level education in gender and queer studies, to constantly be in a position of educating. Knowing what the term queer means, and how people choose to use and identity with it is vital. Being queer, like being gay or straight is not a choice.