Do you find ''being gay'' as the greatest experience in your life?


  • Dec 23, 2007 11:39 AM GMT
    I wanna see if it's true for u or if someone finds it difficult to accept it.
    WHAT MAKES IT SO SPECIAL 'BEING GAY' I would apreciate if u'd answer before reading other comments.(as 4 the first one: you lucky!;-) )
    Update: i presumed u already read the other topic of mine in order to understand it's an experience.
    Update: A 'born gay' will die gay.NOT , MIGHT but will it's not 4 sure .So that makes it an Experience!
    Update : Now u should read my posts before u reply since some ppl presume to know what i thing 'being gay' is all about
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    Dec 23, 2007 11:48 AM GMT
    Sexuality is only one facet of your life. Why would anyone want to narrow the definition of their entire identity to this one little point? I would be extremely disappointed if just "being gay" was the ultimate experience in life. My sexual orientation is a very minor attribute of my persona. I am more than my desire to have sex with other men. But I am perfectly comfortable having a gay sexual orientation. icon_rolleyes.gif

  • Dec 23, 2007 12:12 PM GMT
    Is it now ''being gay'' all about having sex with another man? Why do you think there is a gay community,industry: gay resort,gay hotels, gay shops and so on...?
  • GQjock

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    Dec 23, 2007 12:19 PM GMT
    I'm not sure I'd call it the greatest experience
    but being gay...not the sexual act does have a very large influence on how I look at things and on the decisions that I make
  • HndsmKansan

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    Dec 23, 2007 2:10 PM GMT
    I view it as one experience.. a shared experience with others. It isn't the greatest experience. For me, that means a unique experience. One can have a unique experience (certainly) as a gay man involving either sexuality or a non sexual experience.

    But to say "being gay" is the greatest experience (ambigiously) in my life would not be correct.
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    Dec 23, 2007 2:43 PM GMT
    Definitely not the greatest experience, it has caused a lot of hardship and struggle, but ultimately I think it makes me a stronger person and a more compassionate person.
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    Dec 23, 2007 2:46 PM GMT
    I don't think "being gay" is an experience. It is a condition. Going whitewater rafting is an experience. Pulling your first bonita out of the rolling ocean is an experience. Being gay is passive, it is what you are.

    So, is it the greatest? Golly, it isn't like we've all had the opportunity to be straight, so how would we know if this is better or not? Some of us, me included, spent years playing straight, but that didn't make us straight, it only made us miserable.
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    Dec 23, 2007 2:48 PM GMT
    No, having blue eyes is the best experience in my life. icon_wink.gif
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    Dec 23, 2007 3:32 PM GMT
    I, too, wasted far too much time trying to play it straight. While being gay may not be the greatest experinece, being true to myself - open, honest, and unashamed - is the greatest!
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    Dec 23, 2007 3:44 PM GMT
    I think it's a different experience..that's for sure.
    One thing though..Don't let being gay define you as a whole.
    We're all like a tree in a sense..with many branches..
    Being gay is just one branch. One must not forget that there're many more branches to us...Being gay is just an extension of who we are..not who we are as a whole.
    Unless all you have to offer people is your gayness...lol

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  • CuriousJockAZ

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    Dec 23, 2007 4:07 PM GMT
    I think being gay as just what I happen to be, so I deal with it and accept it. I don't think I am alone in thinking that "If we had a choice", many of us would choose NOT to be gay. I'm not ashamed of being gay, but just don't think, if a choice were possible, that I would choose the gay route. Regardless, being gay is such a miniscule portion of my life and who I am anyway. I don't give a moments thought about gay issues like gay marriage, gay rights, etc because, personally, I just don't care that much about them cuz they don't seem to be affecting me or any of my friends...at least not yet anyway. I understand and respect why they are important to other gays, they just aren't to me personally.

  • Dec 23, 2007 4:07 PM GMT
    Don't let it right? But i guess it does since there is a gay hotel for a gay to sleep and a gay restaurant for a gay to eat etc.
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    Dec 23, 2007 6:59 PM GMT
    ´Yes i do...i love it. I mean i like the way God mde me.

    If i´ve the chance to born again, and decide my sexuallity i just take to been gay again. IT PERFECT.

    I almost forget it, this is my criteria.

  • Dec 23, 2007 7:28 PM GMT
    Weinbender said´Yes i do...i love it. I mean i like the way God mde me.

    If i´ve the chance to born again, and decide my sexuallity i just take to been gay again. IT PERFECT.

    I almost forget it, this is my criteria.

    Some perfect life u've got
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    Dec 23, 2007 7:34 PM GMT
    I am definitely grateful I am gay, this despite society's hang-ups about it. I have always been a male oriented guy. I had very female friends growing up, I like traditional male interests (sports for eg.) so for me being physically and emotionally attracted to guys was great.

    The only downside was some gays were interested in so-called "female" things which I oould not understand. Oh well, I would have made a lousy straight person so I am content with who I am. Being in love and in a relationship tops it off.
  • MarkX

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    Dec 23, 2007 7:36 PM GMT
    If I have to consider Being Gay an "experience" rathat than a "condition"...

    Then it's definitely in the top 4.
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    Dec 23, 2007 7:39 PM GMT
    "being gay" is ...? is that like having two legs, or working eyes, or a digestive tract? ;-)

    i'd give a resounding "yes", but is that a 'yes', a /yes/, or a ?yes? ;-)

  • Dec 23, 2007 10:01 PM GMT
    But they're special legs, special eyes and instead of yes it's Oooh yeah, right?( I know);-)
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    Dec 23, 2007 10:25 PM GMT
    special because i enjoy the hell outta my life. icon_smile.gif
  • Alan95823

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    Dec 23, 2007 10:40 PM GMT
    Being gay (to me) is not just about who you have sex with, or who you fall in love with.

    For me, being gay is about courage... the courage to be yourself, in all your myriad aspects, and not feel like you have to apologize for not fitting into societal norms.

    It's the courage to know you might get "bashed" leaving a club, but not letting that stop you from going out dancing and having a great time.

    It's the courage to go to a protest, march in a parade, and tell the world "This is who I am, and I don't have to apologize for it".

    It's the courage to just be utterly, utterly fabulous, whether anyone likes it or not.


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    Dec 23, 2007 10:40 PM GMT
    It is my single greatest accomplishment, after having invented the wheel.
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    Dec 23, 2007 10:42 PM GMT
    I do kind of think it is a popular trend to be gay.
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    Dec 23, 2007 10:46 PM GMT
    Only among conservatives.
  • Jase71

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    Dec 23, 2007 10:50 PM GMT
    I don't think it is easy for everyone to be gay, but for me I really had no choice... Being gay is part of who I am...
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    Dec 23, 2007 11:28 PM GMT
    Can someone please interpret the question for me ?

    Is it like - "do you find being tall is the greatest experience of your life" ?

    Update: i presumed u already read the other topic of mine in order to understand it's an experience.

    Then you presume incorrectly.

    Update: You think is trendy to be gay?

    No - wtf does that have to do with anything ?