Pro wrestler Anthony Bowens made headlines in March 2017 when he came out as bisexual. Now, the 28-year-old is making headlines again.
In a new video titled “COMING OUT… again” Bowen says that, after giving it some more thought, the term “bisexual” doesn’t really apply to him.
“The main purpose of this video is to tell everybody that I prefer to be labeled now as gay,” he says.
Bowens says he originally came out as bi because “I really didn’t know much about the LGBTQ community.”
“As you get older, your viewpoints change,” he continues. “The way you look at the world changes, the way you look at yourself changes.”
Bowens says seeing articles about himself with the label “bisexual” attached to his name helped him understand the term wasn’t quite right.
“The articles kept labeling me as ‘bisexual’, and it was kind of annoying me that they had to continually put what I was, I couldn’t just be a professional wrestler, I was the ‘bisexual pro wrestler’ but I just wasn’t identifying with that term any more.”
He says he realizes there will be because who make the tired old “bi now gay later” joke about him, but he’s not concerned about them.