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Share with me why you support marriage equality!
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When I think of the “definition of marriage”, it’s not a definition of who, but of what. Marriage is an ultimate expression of love: a commitment to devote, sacrifice and share your life with someone. This sort of commitment is essential to strengthening families.

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Since I was 10 years old I’d been plotting… strategizing… on how to be the best father ever! I’d teach them to respect and love their neighbors and live their lives with honesty and integrity. In order to make this happen, I knew I needed a wonderful and supportive partner to help me. I tried for 15 years to date women, eventually realizing I could never marry and love a woman the way she deserved to be loved. I started to realize that the love, commitment and sacrifice I could give to a man was no different than between that of a man and woman.

Some day I hope to marry and start a family. I want to commit my life to the man that I love, and devote my time, money and energy to raising a couple of kids… and I want them to grow up benefiting from a family strengthened by the bounds of marriage.


After 11 years of not once admitting to myself that I was gay… sure the first “porn” I looked at was the statue of David in the Encyclopedia; I would feel highschool-girl butterflies when a cute boy accidentally brushed up against me; and I would just melt at the thought of being wrapped in the arms of a man who loved me… but no, not until over a decade after my late nights with Michelangelo’s masterpiece did I finally sit myself down and say “Marcel… you are a flaming homo!! Now deal with it.”

Now this blog is not a coming-out story. It is also not my diary… that I have under lock and key beneath my scrapbook! This is my attempt to write, ponder, explore and hopefully receive feedback about life – and particularly life as a homo. This is also where I will be acting out my severe fetish of using ellipsis (…)… the greatest punctuation in the english language.

Now, a couple things about me (in case I haven’t already embarrassed myself). My name is NOT Marcel, although that is what I’ll call myself until (or if) I decide to actually make myself known: not sure I want future employers reading this blog just yet. I lived as a Mormon for 25 years; until about the time that I got kicked out of a religious university for homosexual activity. Since then I have been in a number of relationships and have learned a little about myself, relationships, love, etc., etc., etc.

It is this “learning” that has motivated me to start writing. For, the more I learn, the more I realize just how little I know (didn’t Socrates say something like that).  This is my attempt to figure out the truth about us gays, and they way we should be living our lives.  From the people who believe that gays will literally crush all decent men, women and children who get in its way; to a guy who, like the Beatles sing, just wants somebody to love; to the open relationships; to the search for happiness; to the search for love; to obtaining love and then watching it slip away.

I am on a quest for truth. I am on a quest for happiness. How do we obtain it? How do we hold on to it? What are the principles, morals and values that we need in order to find it. Are they the same for everyone? This is the purpose of my blog. I am asking you to join me; to teach me; to learn from my experiences; and to share your own. Add a comment, or if too private, send me an email.

I look forward to meeting new acquaintances and sharing a part of my life with you. To all you other flaming homos… welcome to my blog!

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