Please edit this article. Mertens came out as bisexual. Bisexual is NOT gay. This type of inaccurate journalism marginalizes bisexual people. We bisexual people have a higher suicide rate than our gay peers and are far less likely to come out due to the fact that few people accept or understand us. We are our own distinct orientation and are not to be lumped in with the gays (no offense to gay people).
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