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I don't know if this is prohibited but let me borrow these words from a fellow and I believe in what he has to say about being gay,
"don't let me ask that question again. if i do, kill me! i'm gay because i am. simply put. this is not a choice nor a preference. this is me. people think that being gay is living a promiscous life. trust me darling it is not. it is not a walk in the park. like straight people, we have problems, pain, sorrow, happiness... we know all these things. and we live a more complicated life. it's not supposed to be, but people complicate people. we have to fight for our right. to secure a spot under the sun. to tell the world that i am gay and i belong here just as well as you do.

i am gay and i'm not sorry for that. i'm gay and i am proud of that. i am gay and whether you accept that or not, i am still gay. and i am here, not going anywhere..."

I think he is one of the bravest men I have chanced upon.

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