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reply to post by buster2010
I'm sure there are a lot of these. I'm not giving you hard proof because obviously it doesn't exist. You could say that psychopathy isn't a mental illness because there's no concrete evidence of it.
What the article is saying is that essentially homosexuality was professionally labeled as a mental illness, then a bunch of mentally ill people came and said they weren't mentally ill, so the APA removed it because they were being loud.
What’s noteworthy about this is that the removal of homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses was not triggered by some scientific breakthrough. There was no new fact or set of facts that stimulated this major change. Rather, it was the simple reality that gay people started to kick up a fuss.
reply to post by GrimReaper86
EVERY parade (other than the gay only ones of course) is a straight parade.
HELLO, straight people are the ones running and participating in them....
reply to post by Christian Voice
There's really no difference between homosexuals insisting on participating in the St. Patty's parade and churches insisting on having services in public schools. I don't see what's so difficult to grasp about keeping peas with the peas and carrots with the carrots. Mixed veggies are all well and good, but save it for the bag marked "mixed veggies". It's not complicated, honestly.
reply to post by LadyGreenEyes
Couldn't agree more, we should hang draw and quarter them all otherwise our kids might get the big gay plague, AIDS!
None of us straight people would dream of getting drunk and inappropriate on St Paddy's,...ever. Only the gays do that kind of thing.
Kids need to be where they're safest - alone with priests. It's what god would have wanted (before he turned stray).
Seriously you people are an embarrassment to humanity. Where do you even find this homophobic drivel and more distubingly why are you so criminally thick you agree and regurgitate it.edit on 19-3-2014 by bastion because: (no reason given)edit on 19-3-2014 by bastion because: (no reason given)
reply to post by markosity1973
I am a man and am happily married to a woman and have never ever gone to the mall and made out with her like that. Time and place.
Those two guys were very obviously gay but had they not done what they had done I would have never said a word to them. They were looking to incite an altercation and were about to bite off more than they could chew.
reply to post by Christian Voice
I already answered it, consent is the difference.
Also if you'd read my post you'd know one of the genes that carries homosexuality hence it's largely genetic.
Now do you see why it's not always a choice?
edit on 19-3-2014 by bastion because: (no reason given)
What is mental illness? A mental illness is a health problem that significantly affects how a person thinks, behaves and interacts with other people. It is diagnosed according to standardised criteria.
Oh, really? Where is that gene, exactly? No such thing has ever been proven, at all.
The study found that gay men shared genetic signatures on part of the X chromosome - Xq28.
Dr Bailey said: “Sexual orientation has nothing to do with choice. Our findings suggest there may be genes at play – we found evidence for two sets that affect whether a man is gay or straight. “But it is not completely determinative; there are certainly other environmental factors involved. “The study shows that there are genes involved in male sexual orientation.
"These results support a prenatal origin to sexual orientation development in men." He suggests the effect is probably the result of a "maternal memory" in the womb for male births. A woman's body may see a male foetus as "foreign", he says, prompting an immune reaction which may grow progressively stronger with each male child.
Evidence of that, said Michael Bailey, a professor of psychology at Northwestern University in Illinois, comes from studies of genetically male infants born with malformed or ambiguous genitals. In many such cases, surgeons would construct a vagina, and instruct parents to raise the child as a girl, with no knowledge of his medical history. As adults, those prenatally male/postnatally female people were virtually all attracted to women, Bailey said. "If you can't make a male attracted to other males by cutting off his penis, castrating him and rearing him as a girl, then how likely is any social explanation of male homosexuality?" he said.