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Being emo does not exactly mean you cut yourself. I am emo and i do not cut myself. And all emos are not bi or gay. I am not. Also emo hair can be black, blonde, brown,ginger or multi-colored.

There is no difference between gay/bi emos and straight emos.

Emo is actually a type of music, but being emo basically means that you're at a depressed stage in your life. There is a common type of clothing and music, etc in the emo population but you don't have to follow it to be emo.

Emo, or its full name emotive hardcore which can be shortened to emocore is a sub genre of hardcore punk formed in 1984-5 in Washington D.C. It's not mainstream and you will not hear any real emo bands on the TV, radio or at Warped Tour. Some real emo bands are Rites of Spring, Embrace, Gray Matter, Indian Summer, Cap'n Jazz, American Football, Jets To Brazil and Jawbreaker.

A real emo person would listen to these bands which understanding of the background and history subgenre without being a stereotypical modern emo.

A typical real emo person may wear flat shoes, boot cut (or any type of jeans), sweaters with a real emo band shirt underneath, thick rimmed glasses and a messenger bag which carries their pencils and diary.

A poseur emo listens to alternative rock or metalcore bands which he or she labels 'emo / screamo' while labelling herself or himself emo. They probably wear too much eyeliner and dark clothing which they think is emo style when emos are not dark.

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