MXS, your words sounded at first homophobic, but I think it was just the way you presented. As I read deeper, I think they're worth considering. I can relate to the writer's story, and I've also long believed there's a continuum between totally straight and totally gay. If we could look at all of us as sexual beings with a myriad of valid options laid out in front of us, no labels needed, then perhaps youth would grow up to be whatever they truly are and not feel conflicted over it.

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