LGBT adoption. Islamic Homosexualities: Many parents face their teen's emerging sexuality with a mix of confusion and worry. No data. Archived from the original on 30 October
Lesbians often experience their sexuality differently from gay men, and have different understandings about etiology from those derived from studies focused mostly on men.
Using the premise of being shy and being attracted to men for attention is weak at best in this scenario. These new feelings can be intense, confusing, sometimes even overwhelming. I have helped some to come out, and some have had to leave their religious affiliations either because they were kicked out or the pressure to go back into the closet was too strong, bordering on emotional abuse. Understanding the Erotic Code.
But back then, we didn't really talk about things.