1. Does not the real method we talk claim that the label “gay” does indeed carry implications for identification? “I’m gay” is not the only path of placing it.
There’re more perspicuous claims of identity (“i’m a homosexual”, “Gay–it’s what I am”), which carry particular implications of permanence or immutability (“I happened to be created this way”, I feel toward other men”, “I’ll always be (a) homosexual”)“ I can’t change the way. That isn’t just language befitting acute cases of intercourse addiction or condition (like John Paulk’s). One’s homosexuality is, without doubt, never ever any tiny matter, and can constantly impact the length of one’s life. However it is never the element that is dominant which anything else revolves. A kid might find out their own emotions of attraction to many other guys from early age, but we question many individuals would–even retrospectively–describe this due to the fact theme that is dominant of youth. Labels like “gay” are meant to be broad groups, signing up to anybody, at all ages or phase of life, interested in the exact same intercourse. Nor will they be simple self-labels (“I’m a homosexual man, and you’re too”).
2. Everything you yet others at SF find objectionable about such identification talk, we go on it, could be the normative import numerous other people go on it to own. Ex-gays believe that any alleged gay identification is basically at chances with one’s “identity in Christ”.