Carole Baskin From “Tiger King” Has Come Out As Bisexual

Carole Baskin From “Tiger King” Has Come Out As Bisexual

    Carole Baskin From “Tiger King” Has Come Out As Bisexual

    “I realized I had just as equal feelings for women as I did for men.”

    Carole Baskin

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    recent contestant

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    You know Carole Baskin , the cat lady from , internet sensation, and recent contestant on

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    Well, she just came out as bi. In an interview with , the 59-year-old said, “I have always considered myself to be bisexual. Even though I’ve never had a wife, I could just as easily have a wife as a husband.”

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    The Big Cat Rescue owner recalled being introduced to the queer community back in the ’80s by her fiancé.

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    “I was engaged to a psychologist, and that was his entire field, dealing with the LGBT+ community. It was during the period when AIDS was just wreaking havoc around the world, and people were losing their loved ones, so I became very close to people in that community then.”

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    She also reflected on her childhood. As a kid, she thought she was “probably born into the wrong body,” since she felt like a total “tomboy.”

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    “I was always very male-oriented in the things I did. … I never had any mothering instincts or anything, I never played with dolls. And so I always thought that there was something off there, that I couldn’t quite put my finger on.”

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    “But it was during the ’80s that I discovered that through dealing with the LGBT+ community, I realized I had just as equal feelings for women as I did for men.”

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    “As far as the way I feel about us, I think we are all one and I just don’t see us as being different genders or different colors or anything,” she concluded.

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