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Comment by Daniel W on March 27, 2012 at 12:37pm

Gary it's helpful to hear your input.  I hate to show my age in a bad way, but when it comes to teenagers, I need an interpreter.  I don't have any idea what goes on in the minds of the teenager.  I always hope that the younger generation will be, on average, more "evolved" than the last.  Once out of high school, maybe the majority will be more open?

Comment by Geraldo Cienmarcos on March 27, 2012 at 10:35am

I see a lot of speculation about young people and homopobhia in the USA. I work in a large public school district every week. Those of you who think kids today are more accepting and tolerant are deluded! It's NOT true. I hear the word "Gay" and "Fagot" used every week as a form of slander. Spend some time in school rooms before you make assumptions. With adults saying everything is okay, who are the gay kids going to turn to? You're assumptions and apathy about kids today does not solve the problem of rampant homophobia among young people. It is common place.
 - Gary

Comment by Daniel W on March 26, 2012 at 9:40pm

Same sex marriage leads to Hitler cats in drag.   THIS is what tolerance leads to.

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 25, 2012 at 9:44pm

Jason, I think you're right. What I have noticed, particularily among the younger generation, is a tolerable acceptance. I think as long as their is no compromise, acceptance will follow. This holds true for anything. Thanks for the comments, my friend. Be well.

Comment by Jason Fleming on March 25, 2012 at 9:26pm

I think acceptance starts with tolerance. It is impossible without it. I think the move from bigotry to acceptance is in impossible quantum leap for most otherwise.

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 25, 2012 at 9:17pm

Great article. Read the comments after. Most seemed to be of the 'tolerant' bent. As in 'I don't care, doesn't affect me, whatever two people want, ' etc. Started me thinking, is tolerance acceptance in these peoples minds? I mean, does tolerance lead to acceptance, or is this just a morally ambigious form of self deceit? Will it lead to a 'deal with the devil', a compromise? As we know personal compromise works, in a limited sense. We can justify it to ourselves. Still doen't make us fully happy. But political compromise doesn't seem to work out as well, just kicks the can down the road for others to wrangle with later. Most of those comments I read I classify as passive tolerance, as in if it happens, okay. If it doesn't, okay. But not acceptance. The fight for acceptance must continue on all fronts. Let me sign off now. Just some of my thoughts when I read the article and comments. As always, be well. Peace.

Comment by Jason Fleming on March 25, 2012 at 8:40pm

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Comment by Daniel W on March 25, 2012 at 8:36pm

Massive lesbian / gay wedding ceremony in Cleveland.  More than 200 couples. 

Comment by Daniel W on March 25, 2012 at 10:26am

I want to spend today with positive thoughts....  This video was from the Advocate.  Interesting perspective artwork.  A point of view that I'm not used to when thinking about Israel.

 

Comment by Daniel W on March 24, 2012 at 8:51am

Remind me to stay away from the caribbean please. 

 

 

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