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Old 10-05-2011, 10:07 AM
 
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labeling objections to bad behavior, as a mental disorder, is not helpful to a healthy society.
what people do in private is their own biz, public behavior has standards which need to be upheld. gay pride parades have repeatedly missed the standard.
So has Mardi Gras, Spring Break, and Girls Gone World. Shall we condemn all heterosexuals for that deviant behavior?

Most gays do not engage in outlandish pride behavior, and not all pride parades are over the top.
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Old 10-05-2011, 11:25 AM
 
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Is homophobia a mental disorder?
Homophobia is a hate-word invented by bigoted Democrats to advance their agenda of censoring speech, thought, and intelligent debate.

Liberalism is the one true mental disorder we should all fear.
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Old 10-05-2011, 11:35 AM
 
Location: bold new city of the south
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Homophobia is a hate-word invented by bigoted Democrats to advance their agenda of censoring speech, thought, and intelligent debate.

Liberalism is the one true mental disorder we should all fear.
The best thing that libs do is invent great catch-phrases!!!!!!!!!

Pro-Choice (Abortion)

Gun Control (Eliminating the 2nd Amendment)

Political Correctness (Censorship)
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:58 PM
 
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labeling objections to bad behavior, as a mental disorder, is not helpful to a healthy society.
what people do in private is their own biz, public behavior has standards which need to be upheld. gay pride parades have repeatedly missed the standard.
I never understood the "pride parades gone wild" BS. I have never witness full on sex acts or even nudity at a standard pride parade. If you're lucky, some butt cheeks in a pair of chaps worn ironically. Sexy costumes on guys AND gals, yes. Big deal.

Since when are guys in speedos obscene? Or painting oneself in costume, or dressing in clothes of the opposite sex? That's REALLY that offensive to you that it somehow makes you have negative associations with ALL gay people?

In that case, I should start a campaign against the fat french canadians who wander down to Florida every winter to lie around the beach in speedos when its 60 degrees outside.

Plus, it's not exactly like "you and your family" will ever randomly bump into a pride parade on the way to church and be forced to watch anything you don't want to see. I've seen worse PDA and behavior at the local high school or in public parks among straight people than anything ever seen at a "pride" parade.



The only time objectionable acts take place in PUBLIC are usually in those situations where it is an ACTUAL sexuality fair (Folsom Street, for example, which is actually not a gay sex fair, but open to all sexualities into BDSM and leather culture). Or, when the atmosphere is sexually charged, such as Mardi Gras or Spring Break (women taking off their tops, Girls Gone Wild, etc).
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Old 10-05-2011, 01:00 PM
 
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Homophobia is a hate-word invented by bigoted Democrats to advance their agenda of censoring speech, thought, and intelligent debate.
Need to find an opponent that can actually ENGAGE in intelligent debate on the subject before you have to censor it, now don't you?
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Old 10-05-2011, 01:03 PM
 
Location: The D-M-V area
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Homophobes frequently refer to homosexuality as a mental disorder, despite there being no evidence to support that viewpoint. It is actually them, the homophobes who are mentally ill, often times relying on bogus and puerile religious doctrine to form their ill-informed viewpoints.

What do you think? Are homophobes suffering from a mental disorder?
You're grasping at straws.

The abnormal will never be normal, despite what pop culture says.
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Old 10-05-2011, 01:12 PM
 
Location: somewhere in the woods
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Homophobes frequently refer to homosexuality as a mental disorder, despite there being no evidence to support that viewpoint. It is actually them, the homophobes who are mentally ill, often times relying on bogus and puerile religious doctrine to form their ill-informed viewpoints.

What do you think? Are homophobes suffering from a mental disorder?

Not sure, is hoplophobia a mental disorder?
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Old 10-05-2011, 01:16 PM
 
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No but thinking ist is maybe a sgin of problems to come in that area.
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Old 10-05-2011, 02:14 PM
 
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You're grasping at straws.

The abnormal will never be normal, despite what pop culture says.

What's abnormal? Something that isn't the majority? Being left handed? Is that abnormal? Or a different way of being human? Being white? More normal to be a person of color in the world than to be white.

Is it abnormal to be smart? Yeah, most people are pretty dumb.

The problem is you're trying to say that something innate to one's being like sexuality is abnormal. Therefore, having red hair is abnormal since it is found in only a very small fraction of human beings... probably smaller than the incidence of homosexuality.

So no. Pop culture is right on the issue. Pop culture is also why people who argue over nonsense about "gay marriage" vs. "civil unions" and such are ultimately in a losing battle. "The people" will refer to gay unioned people as "married," as "wife and wife" etc. etc. The fight to preserve the term for straight people is useless symbolism.
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Old 10-05-2011, 02:17 PM
 
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Need to find an opponent that can actually ENGAGE in intelligent debate on the subject before you have to censor it, now don't you?
But why engage in intelligent debate on issues when you can simply shut down the opposition immediately by calling them racists, thereby controlling the public narrative 100%?
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