posted on May, 16 2014 @ 07:52 PM
I follow Gorge Takei online because he is a great guy. He posts funny stuff but he also posts really good blogs.
Like me, George isn't a heterosexual & it is so inspiring for me to see the wonderful life George lives. He is still swimmingly famous despite being
gay. I am so glad that the times are slowly changing and he can be accepted for who he is (by most). Seeing the struggles George has gone through,
gives me strength to be open about myself and not feel ashamed. After all, there is NOTHING wrong with being a homosexual (or bisexual in my case).
Now people can tell me I'm wrong until their faces turn blue, I'm not going to change my mind. God made me bi sexual & he has 0 problem with me acting
on it or not so don't bother wasting my time (or yours) telling me I'm going to hell & God does not approve.
People still freak out about homosexuals being so much in the public eye but guess what, until we get the same freedoms & rights as every other HUMAN
(as we are HUMANS) then we will make ourselves public, we will be vocal. Did the African Americans stop because it made some Caucasians uncomfortable?
NO. They didn't stop until they became equal & the LGBT community is the same way. It is sad how gay is the new black.
Back to George Takei, I will share with you his blog: (hopefully I do it right so that he gets credit & I don't get in trouble or this thread gets
George Takei's blog
The Kiss seen round the World - Why Everyone Should Examine Their Reactions To Men Kissing Men
Much has been said about the moment when Michael Sam kissed his boyfriend on national television, as they joyfully and spontaneously celebrated the
news of Sam’s drafting by the Rams. They embraced and kissed just like many other happy heterosexual couples do when one of them receives
life-changing, great news.
If you’re someone who finds yourself repulsed by the idea or the image of two men kissing, ask yourself why that is. Ask how someone else’s
love, and how they publicly express it, actually affects your life and the enjoyment of your freedoms and liberty. The visceral negative reaction
many experience comes down to what I call the “ick” factor–seeing or thinking about something to which we are unaccustomed, and reacting with an
“ick.” There are in fact lots of things in life that make people go “ick.” Broccoli, for example, is simply abhorrent to some. But
“ick” is never a sound basis for public policy or law. Your own discomfort is just your own issue, and you can’t and shouldn’t make it other
I’m fairly sure next time an NFL player kisses his boyfriend on camera, it’s not going to get so many people’s panties in a bunch. Then we can
finally start talking about how well they play football, and not whether they happen to be gay. But so long as people think a simple kiss is going
to end the world as we know it, we sadly do have to keep talking about it, until we finally kick the “ick” out of our public discourse.
– George Takei
George hit the nail right on the head. I can't wait for the day when LGBT can be treated like the HUMANS we are, Not as some horrible monster that
will turn everyone else gay & destroy the world.
For my fellow LGBT: Hang in there. If anyone of you are having some struggles & you would like to talk about it you can PM me. I can tell you about
coming out to my family, my Mom's surprising response (a good one) & my fears of coming out to my Dad who was raised a Catholic & who has been
uncomfortable around homosexual men before. I have been extremely fortunate that I have only had one negative incident & haven't had the struggles
that lots can have. (especially if they don't live in North America) One day we will be equal, we just have to stand strong.