Because the lid had been on the pressure cooker for so long, and we were defined by sex, then in order to be truly, madly, deeply gay, we had to celebrate everything homosexual. If a person engages in sexual activity with a partner of the same sex but does not self-identify as gay, terms such as ' closeted''discreet', or ' bi-curious ' may apply. But we've normalised prostitution. I dunno, looks like a cultural Marxist conspiracy to me The blind eye to casual name-calling, looking the other way because it is the easy option, is simply intolerable. Some reject the term homosexual as an identity-label because they find it too clinical-sounding;    they believe it is too focused on physical acts rather than romance or attraction, or too reminiscent of the era when homosexuality was considered a mental illness. In this use, the word rarely means "homosexual", as it is often used, for example, to refer to an inanimate object or abstract concept of which one disapproves.
Hooked on drugs and sex and looks, we call it gay culture.
Jordan Peterson's Views on Gay Marriage and Child-Rearing Are Dumb
Our bathrooms look as if someone has dropped a bomb in a sample shop. Retrieved 4 March For the sexual orientation, see Homosexuality. Retrieved 30 July Faber and Faber, pp. I'm sympathetic to readers who say Peterson's books saved them from the precipices of far right, but he doesn't seem to be pulling them back that far. Studies show that men who do are twice as likely to become HIV positive.
Conversely, some reject the term gay as an identity-label because they perceive the cultural connotations to be undesirable or because of the negative connotations of the slang usage of the word. Well into the mid 20th century a middle-aged bachelor could be described as "gay", indicating that he was unattached and therefore free, without any implication of homosexuality. Well, we still don't stop to ask. Because gay men have fought for equality and now we have a new world at our fingertips. He's a clinical psychologist, after all, so maybe he has some interesting things to say about those subjects.