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

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Supported Transgender Kids Do Fine

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

Religious Colleges get federal pass on discrimination

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

Gay Suicide - Art Backfires

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

Caitlyn Jenner loves Ted Cruz

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

Mean Sally says, "Go kill yourself!"

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

Way of the Mister: Murder the Gays!!! (Brian Dalton)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 18, 2015. 16 Replies

Gender Identity and Sustainability

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 26, 2015. 0 Replies

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Comment by Joan Denoo on March 16, 2014 at 12:41pm
Comment by sk8eycat on March 16, 2014 at 11:55am

Or...a person walks into a subway, and gets angry when they sell him/her a ticket to Lower Manhattan instead of a sandwich.

Comment by Susan Stanko on March 16, 2014 at 8:55am

I have seen a post many times on Facebook.  A person walks into subway wanting to order their favorite sub and get irate when the person ahead of them doesn't order the sub the person wanted.

That is what people sound like when they say gay marriage affects them.

Comment by sk8eycat on March 16, 2014 at 1:04am

What I have never understood is why the CRASStians seem to think that straight marriages can be "threatened" by any form of same-sex marriage...

I sorta like the idea of polyandry, myself....tee-hee!

Comment by The Flying Atheist on March 16, 2014 at 12:23am

Oh my gosh, Sk8eycat!  I love that Ricky Gervais quote. 

Comment by sk8eycat on March 15, 2014 at 11:56pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 15, 2014 at 11:49pm

I know what you mean, Daniel, the same happens with false claims of rape or battering. Makes it tougher on the actual assaulted ones. 

Comment by Daniel W on March 15, 2014 at 9:16pm

GC, nice infografic!

On a different note, here is another hoax victim of antigay persecution / gaybashing.  This was a young British man who posted his supposed "gay bashed" photo, when what he really did was get drunk and fall on the sidewalk. 

This behavior really angers me.  There have been many hoax gay-bashings.  Those hoaxes take away credibility and give ammunition to homophobes, and cause compassion fatigue / mistrust.  I hate that. 

Comment by Gary F. Lord on March 14, 2014 at 1:55pm

its getting better for us...here in new England its all kewl for gay marriage....just cant find a husband....hehehehe

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 13, 2014 at 11:52pm

July 1, 1974, when I bought my home, I couldn't sign ... my Dad signed for me. 

Oct. 08, 1979, The first conviction; "According to the old common-law rule, a man who forces his wife to have sexual intercourse with him cannot be convicted of rape.The celebrated Rideout case in Salem, Ore., late last year resulted in the acquittal of Husband John accused of rape by his wife Greta. Attitudes are changing, however. Last week, in another Salem, in Massachusetts, James K. Chretien was convicted of raping his estranged wife Carmelina. He is believed to be the first American ever convicted of wife rape.

Law: Wife Rape

We have made great progress in the past 40 years; however, there are many social problems that need to be corrected. Expecting time to heal all ills is a waste. Face the issues head on, prepare for the criticism, blaming and threats. Those who want justice must forego peace to get justice. Hopefully, our great aspirations will be matched with our laws and customs.

Same sex marriage is right on top of the list, along with woman's right to control her own body without interference from religious or politicians making medical decisions without the consult of woman, her doctor and her spiritual counselor.   

 

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