The relationship between Buddhism and sexual orientation varies by tradition and teacher. Early Buddhism appears to have been silent concerning homosexual relations. Regarding Buddhist monks, the Vinaya (code of monastic discipline) bans all sexual activity, but does so in purely physiological terms, making no.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Tibet face legal and social difficulties Terzing Mariko, a former Buddhist monk from Dharamshala, is said to be the first out transgender woman in the Tibetan community. She has.
But what can we say about monks and homosexuality? Gay monks were common in traditional Tibet (and every other Buddhist culture) and.