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Originally posted by intrepid
Gotta go with Mac on this one AC. I've been to a gay bar and not only had a good time, was treated no different than anyone else. Straight people could learn from the gay community when it comes to hospitallity.
Originally posted by astrocreep Does sex have any part in schools and should clubs based primarily on an act most deem appropriate for bedroom only be brought into schools. I'm all for controlling abuse emotional or physical but do you ll not get that some kids are never going to think homosexuality is right and there's nothing wrong with that? Its personal opinion ad its their right.
Originally posted by astrocreep To mandate free thinking is wrong in any case and if we choose to educate people about the homosexual lifestyle, should that not be a voluntary decision?
Originally posted by astrocreep There are several reasons that one individual will not socially accept another and thats okay.
Originally posted by astrocreep Again, I doubt the priciple or board would have let a hetero support group meet at school either.
Originally posted by astrocreep To use school grounds, one must relate thgeir group back to either acedemics, physical education, or civics.
Originally posted by astrocreep Now, we all know this group could have founded it under a common interest besides sex.
Originally posted by astrocreep Just because one is gay, does not mean you spend your whole existence and all your effort promoting that one sole interest.
Originally posted by astrocreep I'm certain these people could have come up with another common interest which might have been inclusive of others as well. Isn't that what the homosexual community has been fighting for all these years? No all straight groups which excluded them and the first thing they do is form an all gay group.
Originally posted by astrocreepIts forcing that subject to be dealt with by our educational system that I have the beef about.
Originally posted by edsingerNo they want special punishments and laws to pertain to them specifically,
Originally posted by astrocreep we already have the laws on the books about assault, just because it is against one or the other should make the punishment different.
Originally posted by just_a_pilot
Wait a minute. Tolerance is an objective thing. Everyones tolerance level for any different subject is not the same as anothers. Why should a school child be forced to watch a film and to bad but you must 'tolerate' it? I have nothing against homosexuals but I think 'tolerance' is the wrong way to measure a feeling or ideal. What should happen? Put a tolerance level law in place so each individual must be able to 'tolerate' any situation?
I think subjects such as this film cause more animosity than 'tolerance'. We have a place in Rehobeth Beach Delaware ( Rehomo Beach as the gay community calls it ). The gay community is NOT tolerated here. They are respected as people just like we all like to be. It is quite an interesting place. The gay folks tend to occupy the northern end of the beach and the family and straight folks the southern end. It is not forced segregation rather that is where people go on the beach that makes them the most comfortable, gay or straight. When on the boardwalk gay and straight alike mingle as people not gay people or straight people but just courtious and respectful of eachother. It should be a poster for how to respect eachother. Who just wants to 'tolerate' anyone?
[edit on 12/23/2004 by just_a_pilot]
I have a problem about treating SOME citizens more equal or "special" than others by singling them out in a video of this kind....
The film doesn't deal with that subject anymore than anymore than cinderella deals with hetero sex orgies. It deals with not harming someone because their parents who love each other happen to be the same sex. Do you really have a problem with not punishing the child for something the parent does/is?
I have enuff to worry about and think of in my own personal life without feeling the need to dictate to others how they should behave in THEIR own bedrooms.
Originally posted by astrocreep
Like it or not, many of you want to force people who don't accept the idea of homosexuality to do so in the name of tolerance. You have taken it upon yourselves to make that decision not only for yourselves but for everyone else as well.
I KNOW this has been pointed out to you ladyV before, and i just said it 2 posts ago to EastCoastKid....here it is again....
No...people are not trying to force anyone to accept it... just leave them alone and keep your nose out other people's bedrooms...it's none of your business
I didnt say those examples were asking for special treatment, i used them as examples to show Eastcoastkid that this action was gays putting things into the public, not the public trying to get into th bedroom.
Demanding adoption? Marrige? How is that wanting the spotlight/special treatment?