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Old 05-25-2012, 03:42 PM   #661
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Christ, what an asshole.
One little change in punctuation and this becomes a much different sentence.


Also, I was confused when I first came back to this thread after cori had edited
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Damn my editing ways.
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Gay sex is wrong because it's icky!

and the people most appalled and horrified by gay sex tend to be very, very well versed in the details, specific outre practices, gear, lube, positions, and other filthy, filthy, terrible things that happened when shirtless young men are overcome with burning lust for one another.
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Old 05-25-2012, 03:50 PM   #664
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But ..... but .... a lot of straights like the butt sex too! What about THEIR precious rights???

didn't you hear, they were all destroyed at Sodom and Gomorrah
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:08 PM   #665
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It's kinda like when people say something like "I hate American Idol... but I watch it all the time"... maybe you don't hate American Idol
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Or maybe you should stop watching it...
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Gay sex is wrong because it's icky!
To be honest, people who come out and flat out say that bother me far less than the ones who hide behind their Church teachings and say that they are opposed because it's against their religion. At least the "icky" ones, as immature as they may be, are thinking for themselves.
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I was thinking. Didn't legalizing biracial marriage require a redefinition of "personhood"? Weren't black Americans 3/5 of a person at one point?
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I'd love to know where they came up with 3/5
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I was thinking. Didn't legalizing biracial marriage require a redefinition of "personhood"? Weren't black Americans 3/5 of a person at one point?
That 3/5 of a person was during the time of slavery, and my understanding is that it ended with the abolishing of slavery and the 14th amendment which gave African-Americans equal legal standing as citizens. The 3/5 Compromise was as much on the non-slave owning north as on the south. The northerners did not want slaves counted at all when it came to determining the number of representatives allotted to a state. The southerners wanted them to count as full persons to maximize the number of representatives they'd be able to have in Congress. None of it had squat to do with actual legal rights, just the states jockeying for political power.

At any rate, the legalization of biracial marriage probably did not involve a redefinition of personhood.
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As the world spins forward there will always still be some brainwashing to undo:


[HD/Full]Child Sings Anti- Gay Song 'Ain't no homos gonna make it to heaven' In Church - YouTube
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I watched that last night.

This is the same town where Billy Lucas killed himself after homophobic bullying and became the catalyst for the It Gets Better project.
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That's sick, and to me it's child abuse. What does that little boy know of any of that, of hate or prejudice ? He's parroting what adults have told him to say, and he's being indoctrinated. It reminds me of those white supremacist singing girls several years back. I think they might have rejected it when they got older, so maybe there's hope for that 4 year old.
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Old 05-31-2012, 01:44 PM   #674
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Woohoo folks!
Did you see that the Defense of Marriage Act has been DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL
by a Federal Court in Boston!?!?!

One (more) step closer to ending the discrimination!

I didn't care that Bill Clinton was getting blow jobs (though doing so in the White House was ever so tacky, from young interns, sigh...), but I always felt so terrible that he allowed *this* (DOMA) to happen on his watch...

DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional By Federal Appeals Court

Cheers All!
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I didn't care that Bill Clinton was getting blow jobs (though doing so in the White House was ever so tacky, from young interns, sigh...), but I always felt so terrible that he allowed *this* (DOMA) to happen on his watch...
that is an uninformed opinion

Bill Clinton made huge contributions to advancing gay rights
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