10 Good Reasons Gay/Queer People Choose Celibacy

Reasons Why Gay/Queer People Choose Celibacy

1. One is asexual.

2. One is getting over a breakup/loss of a significant other.

3. One is managing health concerns.

4. One has a lesser risk of contracting an STI or STD.

5. One has spiritual or religious reasons over their sexuality or sexual behaviors.

6. One wants to focus more on self and/or goals.

7. One wants to experience fewer chances of mediocre or disappointing sex and sexual partners.

8. One wants to feel more empowered over their body.

9. One wants to wait for a certain level of love or commitment.

10. One wants to experience celibacy as a challenge to accomplish.

About Waddie G.

Waddie G. is the Founding Editor of The G-Listed. Based in New York City, Waddie G.’s writing shows off his biggest passions for pop and gay cultures. Born in Sacramento, raised in Kansas City, developed in Atlanta, and matured in Chicago, Waddie G. is an unabashed foodie, proud R&B junkie, adventurous traveler, serial scribbler, and textbook Virgo. Waddie G. and his content has been featured on the "Wendy Williams Show," TMZ, Grindr, Vice, I-D, Windy City Times, and The Gothamist.

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