Cast members Stephen Moyer, right, and Anna Paquin arrive at the premiere for the fourth season of "True Blood" in Los Angeles, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. The new season of True Blood premieres June 26 on HBO. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

Anna Paquin has spoken out about the misconceptions surrounding her sexuality.

The 'True Blood' actress - who announced she was bisexual during a public service announcement in 2010 - made a point about some people using the label to cover up being gay.

She told the new issue of Zooey magazine: "I'm sure for some people saying they're bisexual feels less scary than making a statement that they're gay."

However the 29-year-old - who plays Sookie Stackhouse in the series - stated that using the term actually means more than being undecided for her.

"For me, it's not really an issue because I'm someone who believes being bisexual is actually a thing. It's not made up. It's not a lack of decision. It's not being greedy or numerous other ignorant things I've heard at this point.

"For a bisexual, it's not about gender. That's not the deciding factor for who they're attracted to."

Anna is currently expecting her first child with her husband and co-star Stephen Moyer.

The actor - who plays vampire Bill Compton on the show - has two children from a previous marriage. - Bang Showiz