Teenager cheered as he comes out as bisexual during live BBC debate
A teenager has come out as bisexual on live TV. 16-year-old Andy made the brave announcement for the first time during a BBC debate. The show was discussing Generation Z – which the BBC has defined as people under 22 – and the findings of its survey of the different age groups. It revealed that only two-thirds of 16 to 22-year-olds were solely attracted to the opposite sex. This was compared to 88 percent of baby boomers and 85 percent of Generation X. And one in 10 members of Generation Z were attracted to both men and women, which was more than double the number of Millennials who define in this way. For Andy, the programme became personal when he stood up in front of an audience of his peers – and viewers at home – to declare something he had never said to anyone before. “This is actually a really big thing for me,” he said. “This is the first time I’ve ever admitted it in public: I am bisexual.” “You’re doing amazing!” one person yelled as the crowd clapped and cheered. “It’s been really difficult for me to come out at this stage, especially to people at
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