It's a tough situation to be in. Not all treatments were so gruesome: Friendships also strengthen when each side discloses personal informationwhich can include discussing sexual experiences. I'm not so sure that sexuality is as simple as you portray it. So if a man had one encounter with another man in high school, and never again, I guess that makes him "bi" for life?
Every human irrespective of his or her sexual preferences deserve the same respect, opportunities, basic human rights.
Ovesey studied a clinically disturbed group of patients and summarized their unconscious minds as follows: Matthew Parris The fact no one likes to admit: Just as a gay man might be able to pass on advice about women to his straight friend, a straight man could connect his gay male friend with another desirable gay man, since neither the gay man nor his straight friend are competing for the same person. Sr Aileen McCarthy obituary:
If so called straight people are having same-sex relations, then they are bisexual.