Month: November 2015

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Is there a “right way” to be a gay man?

I recently read this article titled "Why I no longer want to be gay." Talk about clickbate, right? I was thinking it was going to be an article on self-hate from a person wrestling with their dogma and was subscribing to bad theology, but it wasn't. The gist of it is the writer felt pressured to fit into the cultural stereotype of what it means to be a gay man in America, specifically the indiscriminate sex, superficiality, unstable relationships, shade, ageism, etc. The writer was looking for freedom, authentic connection, and for the love he found with another man to be "revolutionary," and what he got was another community where he felt isolated because his values didn't line up with…