Asking If Elena Kagan Is Gay Is Not the Same Thing As Asking If Elena Kagan Enjoys Vibrators

Confusing sexual orientation with sexual activity is a mistake naive heteronormative persons make. And should be called out on. Knowing someone is straight doesn’t mean we know whether they like their balls pulled on or their nipples teased, or just boring missionary. Otherwise we could assume absolutely way too much about how Justice Antonin Scalia wound up with nine kids. [Glenn Greenwald, Matthew Yglesias]