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Ultimate Fantasy 114 Insurance

Let me begin by telling you my ultimate fantasy.

Are you on medication?

My insurance company will deny my bisexuality claims.

Well, I’m not the only one. Several prominent psychologists have come out against same-sex attraction.

I’m so frightened! This is killing me. What can I do?

It is your problem, not theirs. Here are a few suggestions:
Stop masturbating.
Stop saying you want to.
Stop using words like “orientation” and even the feminine “bi” in your sex-positive marketing.
Stop wearing sensible make-up and stop acting like you have any sex drive at all.
Stop eating junk food and drink lots of water.
Stop having casual sex.
Stop wearing tight clothing.
Stop letting your hair grow out.
Stop laughing when you see people in gay porn.
Stop using the word “gay” in your sex-positive marketing.
Stop trying to change the world by becoming president of the American Psychological Association.
Stop being a good mother.
Stop being a good friend.
Stop feeling guilty if your lover doesn’t want to see you anymore.
Stop enjoying yourself.


What does it mean for sexuality to be lived as oriented? What difference does it make what or who we are oriented toward in the very direction of our desire? If orientation is a matter of how we reside in space, then sexual orientation might also be a matter of residence, of how we inhabit spaces, and who or what we inhabit spaces with. After all, queer geographers have shown us how spaces are sexualized. If we foreground the concept of “orientation,” then we can retheorize this sexualization of space as well as the spatiality of sexual desire. What would it mean for queer studies if we were to pose the question of the orientation of sexual orientation as a phenomenological question?

Let me begin by telling you my ultimate fantasy. . .



Prompt adapted from Queer Phenomenology by Sara Ahmed

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