LGBTQI atheists, nontheists, and friends

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LGBTQI atheists, nontheists, and friends

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

Members: 17
Latest Activity: Oct 10

Forum is now open for comments only, due to limited moderation.

The original creator has been absent 8 years.  She may no longer identify as Lesbian or as Atheist, but could still experience discrimination due to being listed as creator of this group.  This group does come up on internet search with this person, and her photo photo, as group creator.  We live in era when discrimination can be expected to increase on many fronts.

I moderated since that time. On several occasions, I requested that another member moderate, but was unable to find a volunteer who would actively moderate content.

Please be aware, posts left active on this group, especially discussion forum, can be hazardous to members, even ones who have been gone for many years.  In most states and countries, there is no protection for LGBT people regarding employment, housing, or employment.  The same is true regarding atheists.  Some members may not even be aware of discrimination, and may not be aware that their old posts and images are still there to come back and haunt them.  Posts and the membership list are visible on internet searches.

There has been at least one case of a member of Atheist Nexus experiencing employment discrimination due to their membership. 

Another member of Atheist Nexus was murdered in India, in 2011 (Ajita Kamal).  As far as I can tell, the perpetrator and motive were never found, but Kamal was a known atheist, and known atheists are frequently targeted for brutal killings in South Asia.

Any member who posts, without having their own photo or name on their screen name and avatar, is expressing implied agreement, by default, about the importance of privacy, even on the internet.

A controversial group needs an active moderator, who will look out for the needs and safety of the members, as much as possible in such a forum.

As has recently been done, posts on Atheist Nexus are subject to screenshots.  They are also be subject to internet search.

I recommend that interested members start a new LGBT group, so that there is no issue with long absent group creator and no longer having a moderator.  Until that time, this group is open for a rolling comment wall.  I am not able to expire comments without closing the entire comment page, due to host program (Ning) limitations on moderation.

Daniel W.

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Comment by Richard ∑wald on March 21, 2012 at 11:20pm

Dear Sentient Biped,

  You, sir, are a true wordsmith. I tug at my forelock as I kowtow to your superoir wisdom. Teach me, Master, as I grovel at you awesomeness.

+1

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 21, 2012 at 11:17pm

Dear Sentient Biped,

  You, sir, are a true wordsmith. I tug at my forelock as I kowtow to your superoir wisdom. Teach me, Master, as I grovel at you awesomeness.

Comment by David Philip Norris on March 21, 2012 at 11:07pm

I do try. Now, if only someone had the wherewithal to recognize that and sweep me up like the catch everyone seems to think I am...

Comment by Daniel W on March 21, 2012 at 10:50pm

Thank you David.  You have a true taste for the refined things in life.

Comment by David Philip Norris on March 21, 2012 at 10:44pm

*wipes tear*
*stops gnawing at foot*

That was beautiful, SB. 

Comment by Daniel W on March 21, 2012 at 10:40pm

Vogon troll-thing Maggie Gall'ogre soiled the air of Washington State in hopes NOM could convince the hipster baristas of Starbucks to do a 360 on marriage equality.  

(pic via joe.my.god)

The result?  The future bridess of Jabba the hut failed to part the dripping Pacific northwest clouds with her version of catholic sun sprites, as her minions attempted to sway the great roaster on the Puget:

and

 

 
So we are left with the Vogon poetess's ode to the holy Latte of Christ and Ratzingalingading:
See, see the decaying sky
Marvel at its big jamocha-fudge-skinny-latte depths.
Tell me, Gallaguano do you
Wonder why the banana slug ignores you?
Why its foobly stare
makes you feel sodomized.
I can tell you, it is
Worried by your gagolic facial growth
That looks like
A carbuncle.
What's more, it knows
Your feculent potting shed
Smells of mucousplug.
Everything under the big decaying sky
Asks why, why do you even bother?
You only charm fistula.

*

Oh, and a campaign of lies against Starbucks and hoped-for boycott of Starbucks, using a website that NOM registered in 2007.  Apparently there was a prophecy on this issue.

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 20, 2012 at 9:26pm

Wonderful video. Thank's for the video.

Comment by Daniel W on March 20, 2012 at 11:37am

Sandi, that's amazing!  Thanks.  Got my day off to a good start!

Comment by Sandi on March 19, 2012 at 3:59pm

In what is likely the most heartwarming video you'll see all day, a Canada-based lesbian couple took to the ice of a hockey game during intermission for a crowd-thrilling marriage proposal.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/19/canada-lesbian-couple-prop...

Comment by Daniel W on March 18, 2012 at 2:05pm

David,

Must be a very common experience.  My oldest friend is a straight man - it's very strange.  I truly value his friendship.  There was a while that I felt attracted to him, but never expressed that.  I'm glad I did not. He knows things about me that no one else knows, and vice versa.  We see each other about once a year - living 2,000 miles apart.  We email every few months.  I would probably have gay friendships as lasting, but many of them died.  Some others were part of that picture and it was too painful to continue reminders.  A former long-term partner was bi, and when he married there was no further contact.   At some time in life, it's hard to build new friendships.  I work on it even now.

 

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