ok - this is not a religious or political thread. no flaming required, please. im a lifetime player, started when i was 9 years old. also happens that i'm gay. no probs with anyone in my band or my life - its just who I am. I'm not "outrageous" or "girly" etc. I'm just a guy. No problems with straight guys or "fitting in" because I just do. i never been after straight guys, cos I'm gay and like other gay guys, basically. are there any other gay bassists around? and what's your stories? Mods - if this is too political, religious (?) or doesn't fit with board rules - feel free to close or delete. At least lets me know where I stand.