I have no idea, really. If you believe the statistics, there's a few billion of them going around. I don't feel qualified to speak on behalf of an entire gender. Who am I to even attempt that? I'm just another faceless individual hiding behind an internet alias.
Why do I punt?
For a long time, I was completely adamant I was straight. Men never really turned me on, although I just assumed my lack of interest was due to the fact I hadn't found the right guy. Unfortunately I got that wrong. First time with a girl, I discover all the equipment does in fact work the way it says in the book- I was just attempting the wrong ignition sequence.
That's nice, Jeep. But get to the point.
The point is, if you're a straight girl and looking for a shag, you go to the pub, and wait for a guy to show some level of interest in you. At this point, you cross your fingers and hope he's not at the point of inebriation where he's completely useless. Same goes for straight guys; you find yourself a receptive drunk chick, take her somewhere and stick your dick in her.
But what do you do if you're a gay woman? Drunk girls are useless. I don't have a dick to stick in them, so playing starfish isn't really going to get me anywhere. Or I go to an 'appropriate' bar and all the women look like men... That doesn't really work for me either, to be honest. If I wanted to shag something that looked like a man, I'd go back to the first step, really...
The diverse and beautiful ladies of this forum, if they're open to it, tend to provide me with a completely reliable, less messy and considerably more distinguished option for scratching an itch. And for that I am grateful.