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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #50 on: July 31, 2008, 09:55:34 am »
Guest, if you are interested in posting about this interesting question, you need to be a member... I am told.

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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #51 on: July 31, 2008, 01:49:02 pm »
There are 49 people who have voted that they thought Ennis was gay. That seems pretty definitive for me! Technically, I suppose he was bisexual, however, I've always thought orientation should  be according to natural attraction, not just function. Just because he could father a child didn't mean he was not gay. Also, many bisexual people, especially men, are fine with the gay label (although there are plenty of gays who do not want to accept bisexuals as one of their own). Even many lesbians are fine with calling themselves gay.

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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #52 on: August 09, 2008, 07:11:51 pm »
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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #53 on: December 07, 2008, 06:55:11 pm »
Yes, the but is did he know that he was gay?

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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #54 on: December 08, 2008, 08:01:51 am »
I donīt remember how I voted, but I think I might have voted "bi". However, I must say that when I watch the movie now I definately think he is gay.
To a large extent because  itīs vital to the story that he is. The story is after all about, according to AP, a homophobic society and how that affects people. If Ennis wasnīt gay...then what would be the point?

Thinking of Ennis as bi, for me, deminishes the point of the story somehow, and therefor I prefer to think of him as gay.

But then again, maybe it doesnīt matter. Gay or not, he was in love with a man and spent his life feeling unhappy because he couldnīt have the one person in the world he wanted.

But wheter he knew he was gay or not is a hard one. At least if we are talking pre-Jack. Perhaps he had felt an attraction towards men before but ignored it, or perhaps he hadnīt seen it as even a possiblity and therefor never even let himself thought about it. If you donīt event think itīs a possiblity to love a member of the same sex in that way, maybe you donīt even recognise your feelings for what they are.




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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #55 on: December 08, 2008, 02:27:32 pm »
Merci beaucoup  buffymon !

By your post, you made me smile twice already, happily !!

And your information is very, very interesting !

So, you see now that your mind changes when you re-see the Brokeback Mountain movie ?


With next viewings, you might also change about others too ?

Au revoir,
hugs! You really excite me with this post of yours !

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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #56 on: December 17, 2008, 06:33:19 am »
I donīt remember how I voted, but I think I might have voted "bi".




Monika, you can tell how you voted by which response is bolded.

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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #57 on: December 17, 2008, 07:14:52 am »

Monika, you can tell how you voted by which response is bolded.
ahhh...I did vote "yes".  :laugh:

thanks for the info!

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Re: Was Ennis Gay?
« Reply #58 on: December 17, 2008, 07:57:56 pm »
Was Ennis Gay? - isn't that a good question, but most straights will not answer ?