Is It a Choice? Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gay & Lesbian People, Third Edition

By Eric Marcus

The solutions to all of the questions you have ever had approximately homosexuality yet have been afraid to invite are ultimately in a single ebook, Is It a Choice?

In this newly revised and up-to-date version, Eric Marcus offers insightful, no-nonsense solutions to hundreds and hundreds of the main frequently asked questions about homosexuality. delivering frank perception on every thing you have consistently wanted-and needed-to find out about same-gender relationships, popping out, relations roles, politics, and lots more and plenty extra, together with:

How have you learnt in case you are homosexual or lesbian?
What if you do in case your baby is homosexual or lesbian?
Do homosexual mom and dad elevate homosexual youngsters?
If you're thinking that a chum 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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As Sonya, a middle-aged businesswoman from Atlanta, defined to me, the 1st time she was once with a lady she didn’t suppose to blame in any respect. She acknowledged, “Making like to a lady felt just like the so much completely normal factor on this planet for me. i used to be thirty-two. This used to be what i needed. I’d waited all my lifestyles for it. Why in heaven’s identify might i think responsible? I felt like going out and celebrating! ” Are lesbians virgins? How do homosexual males lose their virginity? this question jogs my memory of a talk I had with a lady buddy in collage. lengthy after she informed me approximately all of the enjoyable she’d been having along with her new boyfriend, she acknowledged she meant to stay a virgin till she married. i used to be greater than a bit confused. i assumed again over our past conversations approximately how her boyfriend had performed this to her or how she had performed that to him. there has been lots of speak about what i assumed seemed like passionate, sweaty, messy, lusty intercourse. So I requested my buddy how she might outline herself as a virgin finally that intercourse. “I’ve by no means had intercourse,” she defined. after all! She used to be certainly technically a virgin, yet in simple terms simply because she had by no means had a penis in her vagina. by means of her personal description, her boyfriend’s penis were nearly in all places else. utilizing the penile-penetration definition of virginity doesn’t paintings rather so good for homosexual males and lesbians. (I don’t imagine it really works so good for heterosexuals both, yet I’ll depart that for others to discuss. ) for instance, is a sexually lively lesbian who hasn't ever had sex with a guy nonetheless a virgin? Is she nonetheless a virgin if she has penetrated her partner’s vagina with a dildo? Is a sexually lively homosexual guy who hasn't ever been penetrated anally via one other guy nonetheless a virgin? What if he has penetrated one other guy yet hasn't ever been penetrated himself? Given the realities and complexities of sexual kinfolk among people, i believe it’s time to do away with the idea that of virginity. And now let’s circulation directly to a very severe query! Do homosexual males have higher sexual appetites than immediately men? convinced, we're intercourse machines. Oh, and our penises are greater, too. a lot higher. the reality, although, is uninteresting to record. homosexual males and heterosexual males are assorted in basic terms in whom they wish, no longer how a lot they wish. (Nor are they any varied by way of the dimensions in their penises. ) males, generally, have a variety of sexual appetites, from by no means hungry to by no means happy. Do homosexual males have extra sexual companions than people? should you think what a few humans say approximately homosexual males, you will imagine that each one homosexual males have had one thousand or extra sexual companions by the point they’re thirty. a few very sexually lively men—gay and straight—have had 1000 sexual companions by the point they’re thirty. My heterosexual male pals could argue—and have argued—that it’s more straightforward for homosexual males to have that many sexual companions than for instantly males simply because males are extra prone than girls to have intercourse with whatever that strikes. probably that’s actual, yet from what I pay attention from unmarried homosexual men round the state, such a lot believe fortunate in the event that they can get a date on Saturday evening.

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