It’s Harold’s birthday and he’s celebrating with his friends at a
START: Now it is my turn. And ready of not, Michael, here it goes. (A beat) You are a sad and a pathetic man. You’re a homosexual and you don’t want to be. But there is nothing you can do to change it.
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END: You may very well be able to know a heterosexual life if you want it desperately enough--but you will always be homosexual as well. Always, Michael. Always. Until the day you die.
Crowley, Mart, The Boys in the Band, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1968, p. 125.