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Diora Baird – photos and quotes

Diora Baird (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“My mom was a model and then became a makeup artist, so I pretty much grew up on set. I modeled for most of my childhood, but I was incredibly shy. Like, couldn’t speak in public kind of shy. So, of course I ended up an actor. That’s how it goes, right?”Diora Baird

Source: Naludamagazine


“I actually attempted to date a woman when I was 22, but … it fizzled pretty fast. Shortly after, I found myself on the cover of the biggest men’s magazine in the world. I went on to spend the next decade performing for men in every aspect of my life. I had succumbed to the notion that this was just the way it was.”Diora Baird

Source: The Advocate


“After years in therapy trying to get to the root of my intimacy issues and my negative sex drive, I figured I must just be asexual. The fact that I no longer drank alcohol made the proclivity of dating men virtually impossible. Instead, I spent my nights binge-watching The L Word and every lesbian film I could find, before ultimately braving the lesbian scene and going out to a gay bar. I’m sure I knew deep down inside that I was going to love women, and that terrified me. The first question I was asked was ‘Are you gay? Straight? Bi?’ I didn’t have an answer. I was not prepared to give myself a label. I was asked about my sexual orientation constantly and began to resent this whole need for a label. ‘Is it me that requires a label to know myself or is it you that needs a label as a way of putting me in a box?'”Diora Baird

Source: The Advocate 

Photo: Stan Helsing (2009). With Kenen Thompson and Desi Lydic.


“It took me years to accept who I truly was. I tried to be what was expected of me, but I have reached the point where I don’t want to hide anymore. In all my relationships with men, I knew something was missing and I finally figured out what that something is … I am meant to be in a relationship with a woman.”Diora Baird

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