A Rose is a rose is a rose.
Originally Posted by sjbouza
No matter how many times you call a rose a cat, it still remains a rose.
Stein is credited for not only being one of the first out lesbian's in the 20th century, she also changed the way language is used in literature. It's thought that, in the line above, she meant that 'things are the way they are'. And I could not agree more.
In this situation, Haggard can say that his sexuality is "complicated", but actually, things are the way they are.