Cynthia Nixon Labels Her Homosexuality a "Choice"

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Cynthia Nixon finds herself in a bit of trouble within the gay community.

The actress - best known for her role as Miranda on Sex and the City, and in a committed relationship with Christine Marinoni - is profiled this week in The New York Times and tells the newspaper:

“I gave a speech recently, an empowerment speech to a gay audience, and it included the line ‘I’ve been straight and I’ve been gay, and gay is better.’ And they tried to get me to change it, because they said it implies that homosexuality can be a choice. And for me, it is a choice."

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Cynthia Nixon has shaved her head for a role in a Broadway play. But that's not why the actress is making headlines.

Nixon made these comments around the same time Washington became the seventh state to legalize gay marriage, and she doesn't see her viewpoint as contrasting with the stance of many activists.

“A certain section of our community is very concerned that it not be seen as a choice, because if it’s a choice, then we could opt out," the actress says. "I say it doesn’t matter if we flew here or we swam here, it matters that we are here and we are one group and let us stop trying to make a litmus test for who is considered gay and who is not.

"I am very annoyed about this issue. Why can’t it be a choice? Why is that any less legitimate? It seems we’re just ceding this point to bigots who are demanding it, and I don’t think that they should define the terms of the debate."

What do you think of Nixon's comments?

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Gay or bi Humans are born gay with the desire for love of the same genitals which go against Nature's way to have sex with different genitals to make babies. However, at the end, we have a choice to choose how we want to live. Live in a closet with pain (having sex and bonding with the wrong genitals) or live outside the closet with pain (succumb to societal's fear of going against Nature's law to have sex and bonding with the same genitals to make children). Cynthia shaved her head for a role or some spiritual awakening to release her sins coupled with a statement of being gay is a choice is revealing her probably hidden desires for either a new lesbian love or a love of a real penis.
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Gay or bi Humans are born gay with the desire for love of the same genitals which go against Nature's way to have sex with different genitals to make babies. However, at the end, we have a choice to choose how we want to live. Live in a closet with pain (having sex and bonding with the wrong genitals) or live outside the closet with pain (succumb to societal's fear of going against Nature's law to have sex and bonding with the same genitals to make children).

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To all the religious quotes coming from ignorant people. You forgot a couple of things it days in the bible.
1) Do not judge.
2) Love one another.
I'm pretty sure it says those things more than your much debated "gays aren't going to heaven" statements. Oh and let us all not forget..
3) All sin is created equal.
Just as I'm sure you have your own interpretations..

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The bible says this, the bible says that, blah blah blah blah... The bible is an ancient religious book. If you want to live your life by it, that's fine. But don't lash out at other people for not doing the same thing.

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To all the religious quotes coming from ignorant people. You forgot a couple of things it days in the bible.
1) Do not judge.
2) Love one another. I'm pretty sure it says those things more than your much debated "gays aren't going to heaven" statements. Oh and let us all not forget.. 3) All sin is created equal. Just as I'm sure you have your own interpretations..

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How i love this narrow-minded people. Hey you all who hide behind the bible: througout history many people did terrible things in the name of god.... whether you belive it is choise or not it doesn't matter because nobody can prove it. I've got a good idea... why don't you try and just live the commandment: "Love your neighbor as yourself".
I really think it would help when everybody would start judging oneself before one attacks other minorities.

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@ Telly, You said it!!!

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Whether you think you're born gay or not. The choice comes in on whether to act on it or not. We all have temptations in life, but we can't just do whatever we feel just because it makes us happy; it's about God's will. Do we steal, lie, and kill because it makes us happy? And if we do, are there not consenquences for it? So goes with acting on homosexual feelings. If you choose to do it anyway, suffer the consequences. Resist the urge -- like a klepto, pathological liar, and murder. I bet they believe they were born that way. Resist the urge! Just saying...

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Sexuality is on a continuum and today's society has made it more acceptable for females to explore this as it's sensationalized. We are all supposed to aspire to be more Christ like in our everyday struggles no matter what the struggle is. There are so many aspects involved in genetics and development before we are even in this world that I don't care to debate if it's a choice or if a person is born that way. We are all born how we are born and we all get to make decisions about our lives. Under religion, Jesus died for our sins meaning we are ALL sinners and continue to sin daily. In what I've learned all sin is equal in the eyes of God so the fact that we are reading a "Hollywood Gossip" article has all of us in the wrong. But I think Cynthia Nixon has a point and she's allowed to have her own opinion about herself.

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There are differences between sinning and mortal sinning. Sinning entails sex, drugs,.things that make us human, etc. Mortal sinning is when u knowingly go against God's law. That is what homosexuals do. When homosexuals say they're Christian and don't walk His law that's a mortal sin. Remember, Adam and Eve from the book of Genesis, God did not create us to b homosexuals he created us to mate and live His law.