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Kama is one of the four purusharthas or aims of life.
Sex is one of the duties of married life.
Before marriage young people are in the Brahmacharya stage of life.
The Hindu Scriptures provide guidance on homosexuality.
'Love' is used to describe a close attachment to another person.
'Sex' is often used to mean sexual intercourse.