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Olly Alexander tells the BBC about dating a “straight” guy

On the ideal relationship:

What I think would suit me was if I was in a thruple and the other two guys lived in a house nearby. I could visit them every now and then and they’d cook me dinner, and then I could just go home and watch TV by myself.

On dating a “straight” guy:

He told me he was straight and we became friends, and at a certain point the relationship tipped over into something more intimate – and it felt like we were becoming lovers. And suddenly, there was just an explosion of pain and conflict.

On the power of good clerb:

I think a lot about how clubs are almost like queer churches. You go and congregate and you dance. That’s always been a sacred experience for me, although it’s been both positive and negative.”— Out Years & Years frontman Olly Alexander speaking recently to the BBC.

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