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originally posted by: kaylaluv
a reply to: Bluesma
Someone who has sex with people of the same sex (even if they enjoy it) is not necessarily a homosexual. Someone with a homosexual orientation not only has sex, but they can have love and relationships that last a lifetime. It isn't just about sex, anymore than being a heterosexual is just about the sex.
I would say that your father enjoyed some kinky sex, but got tired of no love and no relationship. That's probably because he was a heterosexual who could only really love and have a long-standing relationship with someone of the opposite sex. That's not an "ex-gay".
originally posted by: 3danimator2014
originally posted by: celinem
First of all, thank you for not taking this thread the wrong way!!
The pressure society is under to be accepting is almost as bad as the hate the LGBQT community receives.
yes..you frequently see videos of people not accepting LGBT being pushed off buildings by ISIS, or beaten up in Russia by thugs or mown to pieces in nightclubs in Orlando, or being beaten in the streets in the UK or being told they will burn in hell by pastors. Poor you
So I'm aware that I am going to receive A LOT of hate for this thread but i feel that there are others that will agree with me on this subject.
We are basically forced to be 'ok' with the idea of gay marriage, transgender people and anyone who we don't consider 'normal'.
originally posted by: CagliostroTheGreat
but I don't appreciate that 'community' bashing others who have a different opinion about the matter.
Well, that is the nature of the proverbial beast. In this instance, online discussion forums. There are plenty of echo chambers out there that would be glad to listen to your opinions whilst offering no challenging opinions. Perhaps you would feel more comfortable in such a community?
Try posting an abduction story or maybe go read some gangstalking threads. Those poor folks get community bashed right out the front doors.
originally posted by: stabstab
a reply to: celinem
It is true that if you try to bring up the subject of rainbow equality and how far we should allow it to go with certain things like parades with half naked men and women in full view of peoples kids you can face some blow back from those with the mindset that anything goes in our day and age.
That is a little close for comfort for many folks I would imagine and I could see how they might feel almost "hounded" by the effects of letting the gays fly their flags openly and pervasively throughout all aspects of our society.
originally posted by: woodwardjnr
What's the punishment these days for not accepting the gay or transgendered in America. I bet there isn't one, so tell me how you are forced to accept their lifestyle. I bet you can't
originally posted by: Bluesma... they were told they were not caring and loving people if they didn't. So they went against what they personally were comfortable with, in order to be seen as "right and good" by the societies terms at that time.