There are poeple with advanced degrees who study people like BA.
He can't talk about the price of corn without throwing in cakes, rainbows or some other Man on Man reference.
100 % of the time people like him are acting out in this way because they themselves were once turned down by a member of the same sex and still carry the pain, as well as the obvious attraction.
He can not and will not ever get over it.
Maybe he can pray for inner peace