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Midnight, Texas star Francois Arnaud comes out as bisexual

Midnight, Texas star Francois Arnaud comes out as bisexual
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Midnight, Texas and The Borgias actor Francois Arnaud reveals that he is bisexual, saying that he is "not ashamed" and "not invisible".

Midnight, Texas and The Borgias actor Francois Arnaud has come out as bisexual in a lengthy Instagram post.

The 35-year-old said that he had decided to come out after realising that he had been "letting other people's assumptions of straightness stand uncorrected".

"Last week, I was chatting with work friends, and as I brought up a trip I'd taken with an ex-girlfriend, I asked myself - for the ten-thousandth time - how to tell such a story without making it seem like that was the whole story of me," he wrote.

"I'm sure many bisexual guys feel the same and end up doing as I did: letting other people's assumptions of straightness stand uncorrected.

"Perhaps out of fear of oversharing. Under the guise of privacy, maybe. Probably because 'masculinity' is a most fragile currency, ready to nose-dive at the first sign of vulnerability or difference.

"And because it's really fucking scary to give up your privilege. Without a doubt because stigmas of indecisiveness, infidelity, deception and trendiness are still clinging to bisexuality.

"But here's the thing. Silence has the perverse effect of perpetuating those stereotypes, making bi guys invisible, and leading people to doubt that we even exist.

"No wonder it's still a chore to acknowledge bisexuality without getting into lengthy explanations. So yes, labels are frustrating and words, imperfect.

"But I've always considered myself bisexual. Not confused or trying to look edgy. Not disloyal. Not ashamed. Not invisible. Happy #bivisibilityday this Wednesday."

The Canadian actor, who has previously dated Borgias co-star Holliday Grainger, is currently thought to be single.


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