Is It a Choice? Answers to the Most Frequently Asked by Eric Marcus

By Eric Marcus

The solutions to the entire questions you have ever had approximately homosexuality yet have been afraid to invite are eventually in a single publication, Is It a decision? during this newly revised and up to date version, Eric Marcus presents insightful, no-nonsense solutions to 1000s of the main frequently asked questions on homosexuality. providing frank perception on every little thing you have got constantly wanted-and needed-to learn about same-gender relationships, popping out, kin roles, politics, and lots more and plenty extra, together with: How have you learnt if you are homosexual or lesbian? What when you do in the event that your baby is homosexual or lesbian? Do homosexual mom and dad bring up homosexual childrens? when you imagine a pal is homosexual or lesbian, what for those who say? Why do homosexual women and men are looking to get married? What does the Bible say approximately homosexuality?

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34 people because of their experience of growing up in a world where they’re outsiders. Others feel lucky to have been given the opportunity to question life’s assumptions and to consider what they really wanted from life without automatically progressing from single life to marriage to children. Those people I spoke with who had negative feelings about being gay also offered a variety of reasons for their feelings. Some said they would have had better luck finding a spouse if they had been heterosexual, or that being gay has held them back in their careers, or that being gay has made it difficult to have children.

It was not uncommon for gay people to feel that way during the years in which I grew up, when there were virtually no 32 Is It a Choice? positive gay images or role models. I thought my life was over. How could I be something that was considered so disgusting, so loathsome, so awful? How could I be what people called a homo, a queer, a sissy, a fag? What I didn’t know until later was that feeling bad about my attraction to men (a very few men, I might add) was a perfectly normal reaction to what I had learned from the world around me about homosexuals and the life I could expect to lead.

Do gay men lisp? Why don’t lesbians wear makeup? Stereotypes don’t come completely out of nowhere, so I would be willing to bet that a greater percentage of gay men have better fashion and design sense than straight men. But this is certainly not a universal trait. Over the years, because of my work, I’ve interviewed gay people in their homes across the country. And most often, their fashion and design sense is nothing to write home about—and that’s the case with lesbians and gay men just about equally.

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