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6 years ago  ::  Jul 24, 2009 - 5:59PM #1
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hey guys my name is michael and of course i'm new to this thread. i trying to become a buddhist but i'm struggling with being gay. is there any restrictions to being gay and being a buddhist, and if there is please tell me. thanks so much for answering my question!

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2 years ago  ::  Mar 30, 2014 - 1:04PM #2
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There is nothing in the original text about homosexuality. All it says is to refrain from sexual misconduct. So the rules that apply to heterosexuality apply to homosexuality too. But it all depends on your teacher and their teachings, if you have one. 

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