Is ‘Homosexual OCD’ – driving a car to be homosexual, despite being right – just internalised homophobia, or a significant mental condition?
Hunched nude in the radiance of their iMac, 17-year-old Darren* typed the terms ‘gay porn’ into Bing when it comes to very first time.
“I did not fancy guys,” he informs me. “I’d a girlfriend, and just ever endured intimate emotions for ladies, but i simply could not shake the concept that I happened to be somehow lying to myself.”
He plugged in their headphones, clicked on an X-rated movie and took a deep breathing. It had been around 3am, into the summer time of 2007, and relentless worries of homosexuality had tormented him considering that the beginning of the 12 months. “we just woke up one time and I also had been abruptly enthusiastic about it. Continue reading