Originally posted by tothetenthpower
I have a simple question to ask. How has homosexuality impacted YOUR life on a negative scale, or anybody's life for that matter. Let's leave
studies and the distorted MSM out of this, but YOU personnaly.
[edit on 2/24/2010 by tothetenthpower]
I'm going to interpet your question quite broadly.
And, truth to be told, very unfairly.
How has Homosexuality negatively impacted My
Well, (indirectly. Trying to be fair) it cost me the life of my best friend. He died of AIDS about 17 years ago, one of the early victims; before
anybody really knew the accursed plague for what it was.
He was a truly brillant, and quirky, and talented young man. An accomplished poet, musican, linguist and mathematician. He was one of those
"Wunderkinds" who, if their lives aren't cruely snuffed out before their times, go on to become known as Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, Touring, or...
Our relationship was strictly platonic, our "orientations" did not match. But this was the first person I had ever met to whom I could say "I love
you, my friend" with absolute certainty.
How can you Not
love the first (and so far, the only) person who not only celebrates the person you are, but proves to you the person you can
Yes, I know that it was not his sexuality that killed him, it was an insideous, damned disease.
But that disease, by fate or malice, sought many of its first victims among those in the homosexual community.
And it killed my best freind!
And now the world will never know the incredible soul it lost that day.