LGBTQI atheists, nontheists, and friends

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LGBTQI atheists, nontheists, and friends

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

Location: International
Members: 623
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

Welcome to Gay / LGBTQI Atheists & friends!

I will be taking a reduced role at Atheist Nexus as of Oct 1, 2017. I will not be moderating this group after that time, and I will be re-zeroing most of my groups and comments.

That will leave this group without a moderator. Since this group was started by a member who hasn't visited Nexus for many years, it is not possible to select or designate a moderator. Instead, I will send notification to Br. Richard that the group will be without a moderator. It will then be up to him to decide how to proceed.

Since this is a popular group, I recommend that a member start up a new group for quotations, so that the members can continue adding and reading their favorite quotes.

Thanks and happy reading!
Daniel W

Discussion Forum

Porn site puts North Carolina legislature to shame

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Jul 17. 2 Replies

Fascist Anti-Gay Backlash Can Escalate Fast

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 13. 4 Replies

L.A. Pride parade morphs into #ResistMarch

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Andrew Jun 13. 2 Replies

Thanks "Equality State"

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Andrew May 8. 10 Replies

We're targeted by the justice system

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 19. 2 Replies

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Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 15, 2014 at 2:19am

Joan, I couldn't agree with you more about your assessment of Daniel.  Truer words cannot be spoken of his character. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 15, 2014 at 12:17am

Oh Daniel! I am so sorry. To be young, alive, and have to hide who you are creates scars that make you strong, like scar tissue. Well, the struggle goes on, even as things are getting better. 

The good news is, your experiences haven't made you hard; rather you have a compassion and empathy and sensitivity to emotional pain of others. You stand heads and shoulders over the bigots of the world. You have courage and wisdom born of challenges.

Now, finding joys in the simple pleasures of life, having loyal and faithful friends who care about you, and a partner that you share your life, and the lovely animals that also share your life. There are blessing for which you can be grateful, and I know you are.

 

Comment by Daniel W on June 14, 2014 at 8:19pm

Back in the early 80s when I lived in W. Lafayette, Indiana, police were entrapping gay men and after arresting them, published their names in the newspaper.  Careers ended and some wound up thrown out of their homes.  I had dated a guy who was arrested, and he lost his career. I wondered if I was next. When I finished my degree there, I moved to the Pacific NW. It was not heaven - the homophobic Oregon Citizen's Alliance was active and effective, and white supremists were also in the news in Oregon.  But compared to Indiana, I felt like it was a new Spring.  This video reminded me of those times.

Comment by Grinning Cat on June 10, 2014 at 11:22am

Not grinning about this:

Hawaii middle-schoolers' parents will have to opt-in for sex ed, after a state rep's campaign to eliminate the program over fears it was "normalizing" homosexuality.

(I wish I could have posted the discussion here, in Secular Sexuality, and in Parenting Little Heathens simultaneously!)

Comment by The Flying Atheist on June 4, 2014 at 12:17am

Cute, Grinning Cat.  :)

Comment by sk8eycat on June 3, 2014 at 11:54pm

Oh, I love that!  Just sent it to my gay friends...and librul atheist str8 musicians, too.

Thanks!  (I'm smiling!)

Comment by Grinning Cat on June 3, 2014 at 10:45pm

Amazing repurposing of the music of "Hail Holy Queen":
(NSFW with occasional swearwords)

Comment by James M. Martin on May 31, 2014 at 5:05pm

Agree with Sentient Biped. Are there no gay bakers who make wedding cakes? No point antagonizing people whose feelings about lgbtq people are, like those of Obama, "evolving."

Comment by sk8eycat on May 31, 2014 at 5:00pm

If these bigots say they are "FOR marriage,"  WTF are they really afraid of?  Has anyone ever challenged them on this?  Asked them flat out?

Comment by Daniel W on May 31, 2014 at 2:19pm

NOM, the "National Organization for Marriage", the biggest of the Catholic funded hate groups opposing marriage equality, has a slick new ad for their march on Washington DC.

They are trying really hard to make their effort to, oppose civil rights for LGBT people, to look like the civil rights movement of the 60s. 

I do feel like people shouldn't go after bakers and wedding photographers.  It makes them into martyrs.   They are not essential services.  Going after them gives ammunition to people like NOM.  Certainly, no one is discriminating against NOM's freedom of speech.

 

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