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Posted: Sep 3, 2019 - 11:14am

Conversion therapy group founder comes out as gay, apologizes
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Posted: Aug 2, 2019 - 7:44am

 Red_Dragon wrote:
 

if this kind of thing (modernity being influential in evolution of religious thought/practice) interests you (and it should)

have a look at what's happening to one of ok's own

a couple of things to keep in mind

1) where he came from or started

2) this is three or four years old (he's becoming more and more liberal)


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Posted: Aug 1, 2019 - 5:37pm

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Posted: Jun 7, 2019 - 6:20am

This woman and her girlfriend were attacked after refusing to kiss on a London bus

 

 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/woman-her-girlfriend-were-attacked-103700781.html

 

 


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Posted: May 21, 2019 - 4:37pm

It's unnatural!
While many around the country were heartened by the LGBT inclusion, same-sex expressions of love between cartoon animals are not appropriate for young viewers, according to McKenzie.

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Posted: Mar 26, 2019 - 1:26pm

America has already had a gay president
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Posted: Mar 21, 2019 - 6:30am

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Yep, I have always been bemused at how mortal enemies such as fundamental Muslims and Christians are really just mirror images of one another and do not seem to recognize this and irritated by so called "progressives" who support the intolerance of Muslims whilst simultaneously condemning the intolerance of the Christians.{#Eek}

 

well tolerance (respect for human rights) is increasing all the way around

i guess we could call it modernity or enlightenment creeping in and dislodging dogmas

there are some very thoughtful answers in this video

it's the fact that more people are rejecting reactionary violence and opening up to dialog regarding personal sexual preferences and beliefs systems (or lack of) that i find encouraging

regards




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Posted: Mar 21, 2019 - 5:37am

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LGBT lessons row: More Birmingham schools stop classes

  • 19 March 2019




 
Yep, I have always been bemused at how mortal enemies such as fundamental Muslims and Christians are really just mirror images of one another and do not seem to recognize this and irritated by so called "progressives" who support the intolerance of Muslims whilst simultaneously condemning the intolerance of the Christians.{#Eek}
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Posted: Mar 21, 2019 - 5:24am

LGBT lessons row: More Birmingham schools stop classes

  • 19 March 2019



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Posted: Dec 30, 2018 - 12:10pm

Gay sailor's homecoming kiss sparks outrage
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Posted: Nov 15, 2018 - 5:31pm

Ovaltine.
Yes, it's fake
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Posted: Sep 19, 2018 - 6:19am

who cares?
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Posted: Aug 28, 2018 - 6:29am

Mom says Denver boy killed himself after being bullied at school
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Posted: Jun 23, 2018 - 9:01pm

His crime was horrendous, but so was the reason jurors sentenced him to death. He’s gay.
(...) Point being that this guy is no hero or martyr. He is undeserving of pity. That said, the circumstances of his case — more specifically, his sentencing — ought to concern anyone who believes in equal justice under the law. It seems that, in deciding what sentence to impose — death or life without parole — jurors worried that, as a gay man, Rhines might enjoy prison. They thought condemning him to that all-male environment would be like the old folk tale about Br’er Rabbit tricking Br’er Fox into throwing him into the briar patch where he wanted to be all along.

So they gave him death.

Evidence of the effect of Rhines’ sexuality on the panel’s reasoning abounds. Jurors sent the judge a note asking if he would be housed in general population, if he might “brag” to “young men” about his crime, if he might ever marry or have conjugal visits, if he would have a cellmate. As if that weren’t enough, several jurors later issued sworn declarations affirming how homophobia warped their deliberations.

One juror was quoted as saying that putting a gay man in prison would be “sending him where he wants to go.” Another quoted a fellow juror as saying Rhines “shouldn’t be able to spend his life with men in prison.” A third reported that, “There was a lot of disgust” in the jury room. “This is a farming community.”

That sort of thinking, should it need saying, is idiotic. Unfortunately, it made sense to the only people whose opinions mattered.
As it happens, the Supreme Court ruled last year that jury deliberations can be impeached if it can be proven they were tainted by racial bias. Rhines’ lawyers reasoned that if racism is enough to question a jury’s decision, homophobia should be, too.

But last week, the court declined to hear Rhines’ appeal. It’s a disappointing decision. If equal justice means anything, it means a judge or jury may not heap an added penalty based on some facet of cultural identity. Whether grounded in race, religion, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, bias has no place in our legal system. The high court had a chance to make that clear, but punted instead. (...)

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Posted: Mar 26, 2018 - 6:29pm

 Very nice, R!
Manbird wrote:
Weird story but true: I had just finished uploading a couple LGBTQIA shirts I designed
and went to lay down, checked my iPad and there was a PM on FB from my best
gay friend whom I had lost touch with over the last 20 or more years. Such strange coincideñcio!
Anyway, here are the results of my designs. I have to credit Mag for the saying on the 2nd shirt.
The designs are mine but nothing is really original - I'm sure heart has been done x 1000. 



 


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Posted: Mar 26, 2018 - 5:16pm

Weird story but true: I had just finished uploading a couple LGBTQIA shirts I designed
and went to lay down, checked my iPad and there was a PM on FB from my best
gay friend whom I had lost touch with over the last 20 or more years. Such strange coincideñcio!
Anyway, here are the results of my designs. I have to credit Mag for the saying on the 2nd shirt.
The designs are mine but nothing is really original - I'm sure heart has been done x 1000. 


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Posted: Mar 26, 2018 - 9:08am

 meower wrote:

I was thinking that before. some people don't like when we start a new thread, but I do think in this case it's warranted.... Gonna start a thread

 




Thanks! I welcome your input as probably the one with the most knowledge on the subject.
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Posted: Mar 26, 2018 - 9:05am

 sirdroseph wrote:
 ptooey wrote:
 sirdroseph wrote:
...we humans are all the same...
 
I might have found the root of the comprehension issue.
 

Dependent upon the context of the question; we are all the same and we are all different. It is the sameness that we share that helps us understand our differences as individuals.
Edit: I apologize for putting this in this thread when in reality this specific discussion has very little to do with sexuality only in the context of using sexuality as a baseline difference than gender. I just could not find a specific gender topic.

 
I was thinking that before. some people don't like when we start a new thread, but I do think in this case it's warranted.... Gonna start a thread
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Posted: Mar 26, 2018 - 8:57am

 sirdroseph wrote:
 ptooey wrote:
 sirdroseph wrote:
...we humans are all the same...
 
I might have found the root of the comprehension issue.
 


Dependent upon the context of the question; we are all the same and we are all different. It is the sameness that we share that helps us understand our differences as individuals.

  but, if you're thinking for one second that the experience of gender is something as "all the same" as the fact that we all bleed red, therein lies the issue. Empathy is the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes and think outside of your own experience.
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Posted: Mar 26, 2018 - 8:51am

 ptooey wrote:
 sirdroseph wrote:
...we humans are all the same...
 
I might have found the root of the comprehension issue.
 





Dependent upon the context of the question; we are all the same and we are all different. It is the sameness that we share that helps us understand our differences as individuals.




Edit: I apologize for putting this in this thread when in reality this specific discussion has very little to do with sexuality only in the context of using sexuality as a baseline difference than gender. I just could not find a specific gender topic.
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