It may or may not surprise you to know that one in ten girls is sexually attracted to other girls. As adolescents, personal sexuality is completely confusing since our only understanding of sex comes from what we see and hear in movies, on TV, from social media, or older siblings or friends. As a high school athlete I was aware of my own attraction to my coaches and teammates. What did that mean, I wondered? Watching Mariel Hemingway as an athlete who falls in love with her female teammate in the 1982 movie Personal Best (radical, at the time!) I was alternately “grossed out” and secretly fascinated.
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