Humans need to feel safe, respected, connected and valued in order for their bodies and minds to work appropriately. They argued that gays must portray themselves in a positive way to straight America, and that the main aim of making homosexuality acceptable could be achieved by getting Americans "to think that it is just another thing, with a shrug of their shoulders".
Michael Bloomberg: Everything you need to know about the presidential candidate. Being gay is obviously a requirement for a guy I date unless he's bisexual, but that's another essay. The question of what leads to homosexuality in the first place, however, is obscure, even to the experts.
Gay men know instinctually that that masculinity is fluid.
But don't take my word for it. The term is sometimes used satirically as a counterfoil by people who would normally find this term offensive, such as the spoof agenda found on the Betty Bowers satirical website,  and when Bishop Gene Robinson declared that "Jesus is the agenda, the homosexual agenda in the Episcopal Church".
Hawkins Press. What time did the clock read at the exact moment I fell in love with my partner? For further evidence of how self-limiting gay culture can be, click-through the ancillary links of CircuitNoize.
I was born the way all of us are born: as a human being with a seemingly infinite capacity to announce myself, to re-announce myself, to is every gay on new identities like spring raincoats, to play with limiting categories, to challenge them and topple them, to cultivate my tastes and preferences, and, most importantly, to love and to receive love.
This is just who I am! Home to a huge Pride event that includes a Dyke March, plus a well-established LGBTQ community centregay sub-culture has blossomed and thrived in The Village for decades and will no doubt continue to do so for many more.
You can spot the problem with this study a mile away: were the gay brains LeVay studied born that way, or did they become that way? We should stop pretending that it does. Ignacio Lehmann is an Argentinian photographer who has travelled the globe for his World Kisses project.