TheNoBSBuddhist wrote:You are committing no transgression, nor offence against the Dhamma.
As far as i am aware - but I'm pretty sure I'm right - nowhere, in the Tripitaka does homosexual love contradict or fly against the Buddha's teachings.
Even an ordained person, who is homosexual, must be celibate, but this would in any event, cover any ordained members, no matter what their persuasion.
Please try to relax.
This isn't like a Theistic religion, where homosexuality is condemned and considered sinful.
Some Mahayana Schools declare it to be unskillful, and that homosexuals should refrain form intercourse, but this is more indicative of inserted dogma, and not an original teaching.
I await correction; but homosexuality is not covered by the 3rd precept, in any significant or specific manner, of this I am sure.
Wasnot there a businessman who developed intense sexual feelings after seeing Kaccayana and male member fell off (something like this happened in my dream also--strange) ? Didnot he become a woman and run away into another city and marry a man and bear children?
Ven, Yuttadhammo spoke about this in one Dhammapada series video I think...from 2013 as far as I can remember...I would love to find out that video
Donot know whether this incident condones or condemns homosexuality...One thing I must say that the Buddha had very little to say about sexual ethics among the laity though he had tonnes of things to say about the monks....
In the same vein if an unmarried man visits a prostitute...is it against the sexual ethics of the Buddha?