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reply to post by Greven
I will ask you the same I have asked others on here. Why does the St. Patty's Day have to be sexualized at all ? Why does anything outside of specific gay functions (parades, parties) have to be sexualized ? Why couldn't the gay people just attend or march in the parade as people ? Why do they have to designate themselves as gay in this particular instance ?
If it is truly equality you seek and nothing else then why not identify yourself as an equal ? There is a time and place for everything.
reply to post by AfterInfinity
I could care less if someones black, gay, straight, or whatever. If I had a straight friend who was constantly in my face with "Im straight, accept it, i'm straight except it" "Oh my god", "i'm straight ACCEPT IT" and yadda yadda I would also turn away from their friendship.
My point as well as many others is the majority of people don't care, the don't. The only ones I really see making being gay an issue is the gays.
I am not a hateful person at all but i'm honest, and I say what I see.
OMG! god is going to hate guiness for this
he hates gays...or so Im told by the fundimentaly challenged
now he is going to hate beer too
it just aint right i tells you
it just aint right
Wash your mouth out with holly water....
Guinness is a stout... not a beer.
This doesn't go for the REAL gay people who are just normal everyday citizens. This goes for the queens and twinks who exploit their sexuality into a cartoonish nightmare.
Homosexuality is a mental illness. It's fine to have one but not right to parade a mental illness around and show it off to people like it's the most normal thing in the world.
reply to post by GrimReaper86
We only put emphasis on it because you still deny us access and basic rights. If we use the example of a African Americans, you would easily accept an African American choir participating. And so you should. You allow any race of people to marry, and so you should. I can't say the same is true for gay people in either case though.
Breaking down the barriers of division and exclusion is frustrating for us and annoying for you, I get that part. I really do.
But until I can walk the streets knowing that I am free to be me without having to hide it from everyone because it might out someone's nose out of joint out worse still, be attacked for it, our job will not be done.edit on 19-3-2014 by markosity1973 because: (no reason given)
reply to post by bastion
UMMM sorry but homosexuality is a choice. I will break it down like this.
When a man has an orgasm what happens ? SPERM is released. What is the one and only function of sperm ? To fertilize an egg and create an offspring. It is a physical impossibility for a man to have sex with another man and have this happen. Sperm + sperm does not = offspring. Please do not come back with the juvenile attempt at an argument by saying but what about baron women ? If a woman has ovaries then there is always a possibility however small it may be that she can get pregnant. There is a zero possibility of a man impregnating another man. Therefore naturally speaking two men having sex is against nature or unnatural in it's concept. For the survival of a species the concept of homosexuality is illogical. Given this, homosexuality goes against our design and purpose. Our parts do not fit. A penis does not fit inside a penis. It goes against our nature, it defies our instincts so no, people are not born gay.
I will give you that some people are born more feminine or masculine than others but that is where environment takes over. Therefore it is a choice.
Let me ask you this and I assure you no offense is intended in my post but here it is........ and please do not answer with another question, answer honestly
Why is it so important for homosexuals to believe they were born that way as opposed to it was a choice ? I have my own thoughts but I'd like an honest answer from you.
Also, no I did not choose to be heterosexual, that is the natural order of life. Everyone is born that way and some decide to stray from nature and live outside those parameters.
I will also ask this (and I'm not comparing homosexuality to these things)
Why is it so clear supposedly in the mind of the homosexual that they were born that way yet when pedophiles, zoophiles, and some serial killers claim they were born that way they all flip out and get fighting mad ? I'm not talking about the act itself either, I'm talking about desire itself. If a homosexual can be born with a desire that is outside of normal natural parameters then why can't these others be born with desires that are outside normal natural parameters ? Again, I'm talking about the desire, the attraction not the action itself because I think the majority of us will agree that having sex with a young child or a dog is wrong. You stated though that a homosexual cannot help who they are attracted to. So is the same not true for the others I mentioned ?
Perhaps gays should stop separating themselves from others by prancing around in leather chaps during parades. If you truly want to get rid of "division and exclusion", a good way to do that would be to stop throwing your gayness in everyones faces.