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Drag Queens banned from Pride Parade in Scotland

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posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 07:46 PM
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a reply to: BuzzyWigs



it can get confusing i know, but yeah that would be the basic idea of Pansexual.. like i said it's mostly someone who doesn't define their attraction by Gender-Identity or Sexual-Identity

Not all Pansexuals and Bisexuals agree with each other though, it depends on who you talk to and what 'Theory' they use.. so i guess it could more confusing


But you get the basics of it




posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 08:24 PM
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a reply to: Darth_Prime

Ok, I wanna know what I would be..

I am male, attracted to females, but literally only a handful in my entire life. It could be borderline asexual, but let's just say that term really doesn't work when it comes to that handful. It could be "picky hetero," but it seems there is more to it.

Judging by the sheer amount of terms and labels, I figure there is something that applies but I have yet to figure it out.

I also have a question for the trans* folk. I don't intend it to be offensive. Lets say, in the future, all hormone treatments, reassignment surgeries, etc. were replaced by a room with two buttons. One performs a physical change and the other a neurological procedure. There are no side effects either way, and both result in cohesion between the brain and the body. Which would you choose and why?



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 08:48 PM
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a reply to: Serdgiam

What Gender are you Sexually Attracted to? and then you could ask what Gender are you Romantically Attracted to?



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 08:51 PM
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originally posted by: Darth_Prime
a reply to: EKron

Well, were the Girl Crushes a Romantic Attraction or a Sexual Attraction?

it does get complicated, i mean it's interesting to think outside of the Sexual, but i think it's better for Asexual people because if they don't feel a Sexual Attraction and just a Romantic one (unless they are Aromantic) they can define who they are Romantically attracted to


Well, I did say being asexual was situational, not that I really consider myself asexual as a political platform or anything or that I don't have sexual attractions. I'm old, not dead. It doesn't make a whole lot of sense but I don't choose any of the other labels either as none of them quite fit. It's complicated and then there's all that transphobia crap that doesn't exactly motivate me to want to deal with.



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 08:55 PM
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a reply to: Darth_Prime

Female on both counts. I am basically attracted to very, very few women and no men.

Probably am an alien.



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 09:03 PM
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a reply to: EKron

I don't blame you, i'm sure if you researched you could find some Label that you could identify with, but at some point, whats the point? i mean you know who you are, sometimes labels are just for other people to be able to define you



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 09:06 PM
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a reply to: Serdgiam

I think we all have Alien DNA, or variations of it...



Well, by the definitions you would be a Heterosexual Heteroromantic Male



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 09:20 PM
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a reply to: Serdgiam

I'd choose the physical change, simply because I want to be who I am. I don't like the creepy idea of my head being forcefully #ed with.



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 09:26 PM
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originally posted by: Serdgiam
I also have a question for the trans* folk. I don't intend it to be offensive. Lets say, in the future, all hormone treatments, reassignment surgeries, etc. were replaced by a room with two buttons. One performs a physical change and the other a neurological procedure. There are no side effects either way, and both result in cohesion between the brain and the body. Which would you choose and why?


That's an interesting question and I don't find it offensive. First of all, this is an absurd oversimplification and indicates this is a conscious choice. It is not, and is the ultimate question would I prefer to be a man or a woman? Well, in order to arrive at this imaginary room in the first place, I'd had to have felt I was woman with a man's body so why would I choose anything but the first button? I can't envision fitting in socially for one thing and simply, even in your hypothetical scenario can't imagine being male Eww, no offense but no thanks.



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 09:56 PM
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Can someone explain to me WTF these PRIDE festivals are all about?????

I thought being homosexual is NOT a choice???? Which I happen to agree with.

So if it's not a choice, then it's not an ACHIEVEMENT.

If it's not an achievement then there is nothing to be PROUD of.

White pride is stupid because you were BORN white, you didn't achieve it! Likewise for all races, or really ANYTHING you didn't somehow earn, influence, achieve etc. Black pride?? Nope, you were simply born black.


Maybe I need to get involved in organizing some BLUE EYE PRIDE events, or BROWN HAIR PRIDE... or any other equally stupid trait that I never CHOOSE or CREATED....


These festivals have turned into obnoxious, outlandish, and often INDECENT displays of taunting and PC in-your-face narcissism by insecure people who just HAVE TO FORCE their specific brand of PC-XYZ in the face of PERCEIVED hate from just regular average people.


In other words, WE DONT CARE ANYMORE. You can stop flaunting it around like a goddamn badge, because WHOOPTY DOO, you're gay. We're all cool with it, seriously, now get over yourself!!!



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 10:04 PM
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originally posted by: Darth_Prime
a reply to: Serdgiam

I think we all have Alien DNA, or variations of it...


Its really all about the frame of reference isn't it?

Made of star stuff..


Well, by the definitions you would be a Heterosexual Heteroromantic Male


Well, that's fun!

I think I'll stick with wierdo though.
It has a nice ring to it.



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 10:10 PM
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a reply to: 8675309jenny

Well, the Pride Events (Including the Parade) are a Celebration of GLBTQ+ Culture and Pride. most of the Pride Events take place in June to commemorate the Stonewall Riots.

They were originally politically motivated and a way for people to demonstrate and March for Equality and as a way to be seen and heard as a collective strong group.

Now they are a place for all people of the GLBTQ+ community and culture to come together as well as Straight people to celebrate being Proud and not feel ashamed of who you are, or how you were born, it's also an opportunity to to advertise for AIDS education, and Safe Sex among other things.


These festivals have turned into obnoxious, outlandish, and often INDECENT displays of taunting and PC in-your-face narcissism by insecure people who just HAVE TO FORCE their specific brand of PC-XYZ in the face of PERCEIVED hate from just regular average people.


Do you go to pride parades? or have you ever gone to one and i don't mean just look up news articles on the internet, i mean actually attend the Multi-day pride events?

Taunting? Narcissism? what are we Forcing? we don't force people to come to pride events, we don't force people to participate.. i don't understand where you are coming from with that?



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 10:27 PM
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originally posted by: Serdgiam
a reply to: Darth_Prime
I also have a question for the trans* folk. I don't intend it to be offensive. Lets say, in the future, all hormone treatments, reassignment surgeries, etc. were replaced by a room with two buttons. One performs a physical change and the other a neurological procedure. There are no side effects either way, and both result in cohesion between the brain and the body. Which would you choose and why?


That's an excellent question and one I've wondered about myself.

I remember wishing there was a way to alleviate the problem in a neurological way. Then I realized that the only way to do that would be to altar your brain's gender instead of your body's. That's actually a less natural way to go about it once I thought for a while. Your brain determines your gender in first-person (for you) and your body determines it in third-person (for others). Changing your body's gender changes it for you but changing your brain's gender is really just changing it for others.

Under that principle alone, I think I'd opt to do what is best for my overall health. I don't blame my brain for my issues; I blame my body. My brain is me therefore my brain is the ultimate arbitrator of my gender, not my body.

Even knowing that, having the shortcut available would make me consider it. I just wonder if I could live with myself knowing I changed the real me instead of my body just to make others more comfortable. That's what I already did for decades.



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 10:45 PM
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a reply to: Cuervo

I really like your answer, and it's true we are assigned a Gender at birth,but that does not mean it's the Gender we truly are



posted on Jul, 24 2015 @ 11:43 PM
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originally posted by: Serdgiam
a reply to: Darth_Prime

Ok, I wanna know what I would be..

I am male, attracted to females, but literally only a handful in my entire life. It could be borderline asexual, but let's just say that term really doesn't work when it comes to that handful. It could be "picky hetero," but it seems there is more to it.

Judging by the sheer amount of terms and labels, I figure there is something that applies but I have yet to figure it out.

I also have a question for the trans* folk. I don't intend it to be offensive. Lets say, in the future, all hormone treatments, reassignment surgeries, etc. were replaced by a room with two buttons. One performs a physical change and the other a neurological procedure. There are no side effects either way, and both result in cohesion between the brain and the body. Which would you choose and why?


Body button please. I like my brain and I like that its gender is female.



posted on Jul, 25 2015 @ 12:06 AM
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originally posted by: EKron

originally posted by: Serdgiam
I also have a question for the trans* folk. I don't intend it to be offensive. Lets say, in the future, all hormone treatments, reassignment surgeries, etc. were replaced by a room with two buttons. One performs a physical change and the other a neurological procedure. There are no side effects either way, and both result in cohesion between the brain and the body. Which would you choose and why?


I can't envision fitting in socially for one thing and simply, even in your hypothetical scenario can't imagine being male Eww, no offense but no thanks.


Exactly how I feel. I mean no offense guys. I love ya but I wouldn't want to be one of ya.


Psst Ekron, check your email

edit on 25-7-2015 by JadeStar because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 25 2015 @ 01:01 AM
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I'm utterly unmoved by this in any way. I care so little about this that it's like a lapse in time has taken 5 minutes of my day and consigned those minutes to a void. A void of apathy.

5 minutes of my day to read this, 5 minutes of my day are now a literal nothingness in my memory.

I'm fact, in reading this article, I'd say it has had a slight negative effect in the end. 5 minutes were wasted in which I could have pursued something infinitely more relevant and important.

In fact, after writing this, I feel somewhat frustrated now. I feel angry that I've volutarily voided 5 precious minutes of my day- even though going into it, I strongly suspected I would gain little or nothing at all.

Overall I'd say I'm still neutral, but with a slight tinge of frustration.



posted on Jul, 25 2015 @ 01:29 AM
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Well, thanks for taking the time to reply...

I understand this is not important for everyone, but on a Website that is for alternative news, and alternative news topics, on a Website that is meant to "Deny Ignorance" i think talking about such things as GLBTQ+ and Gender-Identities and Sexual Orientations is a good thing, because we can dispel the Untruths and the "Ignorance" of the unknown on topics such as this.

If we can learn from each other and start within, it can only push outwards into other areas of life and maybe we Can change the world for the better.

Gender-Identities and Sexual orientation are only starting to become a topic of conversation that is no longer 'Taboo' or Shameful to people, there are so many areas of Gender and Sexuality that haven't been discussed openly or talked about publicly that is still considered an "Underground" thing.

Either way, you read it, you formed an opinion and you shared it, that is progress




posted on Jul, 25 2015 @ 10:48 AM
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Thanks for the responses everyone


Questions like that tell more of a story than just the answers themselves.



posted on Jul, 25 2015 @ 11:42 AM
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a reply to: Serdgiam

Exactly, open Dialog on issues such as this is the only way we can progress. we can learn from each other



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