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Nontheist lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people & friends.

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We're targeted by the justice system

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Porn site puts North Carolina legislature to shame

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 29, 2016. 1 Reply

Research on Chest Binding

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First nationwide survey of anti LGBT youth violence

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Supported Transgender Kids Do Fine

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jul 20, 2016. 2 Replies

Religious Colleges get federal pass on discrimination

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 9, 2016. 3 Replies

Gay Suicide - Art Backfires

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Mar 30, 2016. 6 Replies

Caitlyn Jenner loves Ted Cruz

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Susan Stanko Mar 7, 2016. 15 Replies

Mean Sally says, "Go kill yourself!"

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by k.h. ky Jan 31, 2016. 9 Replies

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Comment by Daniel W on March 22, 2012 at 4:43pm

David - what are you doing in my mind?  It was supposed to be the other way around.  Be very careful, it's a mess in there.

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 22, 2012 at 4:39pm

Hey SB. Had 'Persistence of Vision' on my computer at work as wallpaper, and believe it or not, was asked to remove it. I think I know who it was, and they are fundamentalists. Have complained about a number of other people also under hostile work enviroment. I removed it, Their computer.

Comment by David Philip Norris on March 22, 2012 at 4:38pm

SB - Sumatra or Sumatran?

Tony - Well said. Gay rights shouldn't even be an issue.

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 22, 2012 at 4:34pm

That's what my gut is telling me. This makes me feel shameful, as if I need to apologize to everyone because I'm a straight man. I just really believe in justice for all, and truly love all my family and friends, some who just happen to be gay. Love them all. To me the real crime is why are poeple still living in poverty? Why do some go hungry? What are the root causes of inequality, what can we do to address these true issues, make this place we live in better. Gayness, such a non-issue when compared to these type of issues. Sorry, started to go into rant mode. Just know I think you're right. I'm right there with you any way I can help. Be well, my friend.

Comment by Daniel W on March 22, 2012 at 4:27pm

Let's find a straight couple willing to have shenanigans on the boat in view of the townspeople and see what happens!  

I like Dali & Burton.  Throw in a dark roasted Sumatra and I'm in heaven.

Comment by David Philip Norris on March 22, 2012 at 4:19pm

Tony - a straight couple probably would've gotten a slap on the wrist, the guy would've probably received a wink and a nudge from the responding officers, and they'd be told to keep it inside (or to get a room). Straight people enjoy the protections of straight police, but homosexuals are almost always made an example of in an attempt to shame us back into the closet.

Comment by David Philip Norris on March 22, 2012 at 4:16pm

What bothered me about the Huff Post article was the homophobic baptist church pastor crowing his bigoted head off about the arrest.

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 22, 2012 at 4:15pm

David, I was thinking the same thing. Would it have happened if the couple was straight? Don't know, but my gut seems to think no.

Comment by David Philip Norris on March 22, 2012 at 4:12pm

Oh no, my mind is like the blending of a Salvador Dali painting and a Tim Burton movie. It's pretty frightening.

As for the Atlantis cruise, I guess I can see how the arrests were valid. However, the question I would pose is whether the couple would've been arrested if they were straight. Would they have been hauled down to ye olde station and made an example of?

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 22, 2012 at 4:10pm

Gay boogieman indeed. Last I heard, most people were born by the combination of an egg and a sperm.  Which means gay people were conceived by straight people. Huh. Imagine that. Don't tell Santorum that. It'll just give him more ammunition. He'll invariably make the womans fault. Thanks SB.

 

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