There was a time when I met a gay person, my first thought would be, “Oh my god! He does it with another man!” The second would be will he make an attempt on me. Upbringing and society had not equipped me to interact with gay/homosexual/alternate-sex people normally.
Here’s a thoughtful look at the so called creative people and how they function. Most often we put creative people into the esoteric or odd-ball category without giving much thought on what really goes on within. Here's a nice blog article on the subject by Matthew Schuler. Why Creative People Sometimes Make No Sense