Welcome back to Ask a Homo, a judgment-free zone where the gays of Outward answer questions about LGBTQ politics, culture, etiquette, language, and other queer conundrums. In this edition, a reader wonders why so many queer people pine for their exes.
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Other Questions Asked of Homos:
Is Being Afraid to Be Thought Gay a Form of Homophobia?
Is My Daughter’s Boyfriend Gay?
How can an openly gay man best support his closeted boyfriend?
How to get pro-gay kids to boycott anti-gay businesses?
Is It OK to Touch Guys in Gay Bars?
When does a lesbian lose her virginity?
Why are gays so critical of LGBTQ advocacy groups?
Is my co-worker transitioning?
Do gay men enjoy being catcalled?
Why do lesbians dress poorly at their weddings?