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The first step is called right view or true understanding. It’s the step of understanding, that life contains joy as well as suffering.
There is no such thing as life without suffering. May it be due to war, hunger, disease, death, depression, fears, insecurities, obsessions or other…
Despite making number 45 in Out magazine’s 2007 list of the “50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America,” formerVogue editor-at-large and fashion guru André Leon Talley told Vanity Fair this week that he’s not gay. He did admit however to having “some very gay experiences”:
When (Vogue contributing editor Vanessa) Grigoriadis asks Talley if he thought he was gay, even in high school, he responds, “No, no, no. I was just into my magazines and the drawings. I had a very strict upbringing, almost puritanical. I lived there all the way through college. I was in my grandmother’s house, and I respected that!”
I am 25 years old. I’m white, skinny and conventionally attractive. I had a fabulous, robust education since preschool. I graduated high school with honors. I graduated from two universities on full scholarships. I’ve traveled throughout Europe and the States, played saxophone since I was 10…