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Originally posted by Rocker2013
What is it with Americans and this weird thing about public displays of affection?
Originally posted by wantsome
I'm so sick of this perpetual BS we're told that we need to except everybody for how they are. Sorry I hate to burst everyone's bubble but somethings in this country I just don't except. America can take they're love everyone be tolerant multiculturalism BS and shove it. In today's world I'm all about self preservation.edit on 4-8-2013 by wantsome because: (no reason given)
How is it beside the point? By the way you're sounding you're more than happy to live in a society that classes holding someone's hand "offensive"
"Overt display of affection!?" Did you wake up yourself today!?
Perhaps if people didnt keep bringing attention to how much they dislike it, sexual orientation wouldn't be a problem.
So there's an issue here because they didnt want to cause a scene?
Originally posted by Kaifan
reply to post by Wrabbit2000
Humiliation is Humiliation and I sure wouldn't tolerate it.
But they did, and then complied, instead of refusing right there and then.
And then they complain about it, while they allowed it to happen in the first place.
There's just more to this than a one sided issue.
I don't get your point here. These two chose to take the higher road and not make a major scene, major issue and perhaps create a police issue by the time this ignorant driver got done ....and so it's somehow their fault for that reason?
Not everyone SHOULD make Custer's last stand on every single "wrong" they perceive has been done.
There may have been aspects to this we can never know, not having been there...which made their decision the best one.
Originally posted by Rocker2013
What is it with Americans and this weird thing about public displays of affection? I never knew you all had such ridiculous hang up's until recently. Are you REALLY all so sexually repressed that you feel "offended" by seeing two people holding hands? Really?
You know, you really shouldn't come to Europe. We have people *shock horror* holding hands and walking along the street!
I've seen people kiss in public too
I agree that they should have caused a fuss, and they should have argued. It is discrimination, obviously, and when gay people accept it and comply they are allowing it to continue.
Originally posted by Onslaught2996
Americans and their uptight attitudes are really is sickening.
Originally posted by markosity1973
The most ironic thing about this is that AMERICA is trying to take the high moral ground against Russia in the gay rights argument now that the Sochi olympics are nearly upon us. And yet stories like this are surfacing on an almost daily basis.
Anyone smell a hypocritical rat?
Some days I really do find myself asking who the bigger monster is between America and Russia......edit on 4-8-2013 by markosity1973 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Stormdancer777
We don't have a problem with PDA.
However I hear in some countries you can get a jail sentence or worse for it.