Dame Helen Mirren reveals she doesn't believe in binary sexuality

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Dame Helen Mirren reveals she doesn't believe in binary sexuality and insists there is 'no such thing as male and female' because we are all ‘somewhere in the middle’

By Jason Chester for MailOnline

Published: 00:07 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 00:50 BST, 1 October 2019

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She's been a vocal feminist throughout her career and is constantly standing up for women’s rights.

But now Dame Helen Mirren has admitted that she doesn’t believe in ‘binary sexuality’ and thinks that every person is ‘somewhere in the middle’ of being male or female.

‘I came to the conclusion an awfully long time ago that there is black and there is white, and we’re all somewhere in the middle in a wonderful mix of male and female,’ she told the Radio Times.

Opening up: Dame Helen Mirren has admitted that she doesn’t believe in ‘binary sexuality’ and thinks that every person is ‘somewhere in the middle’ of being male or female

Opening up: Dame Helen Mirren has admitted that she doesn’t believe in ‘binary sexuality’ and thinks that every person is ‘somewhere in the middle’ of being male or female

‘There is no such thing as binary sexuality, when you’re male or female. I don’t believe that at all.’

The actress, 74, who plays Catherine the Great in Sky’s glossy new series, said that most actors and actresses have masculine and feminine characteristics and thinks that she has a ‘strong male side’.

‘I think I was very lucky to be in my world, the world of acting and drama, because I think an awful lot of actors have male and female in them,’ she said.

Opinion: The actress, 74, who plays Catherine the Great in Sky’s glossy new series, said that most actors and actresses have masculine and feminine characteristics and thinks that she has a ‘strong male side'

Opinion: The actress, 74, who plays Catherine the Great in Sky’s glossy new series, said that most actors and actresses have masculine and feminine characteristics and thinks that she has a ‘strong male side' 

‘A lot of great actors, great, masculine actors, are actually very feminine. Great heart-throbs have a very present

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