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Old 01-18-2009, 07:19 PM
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Location: Coachella Valley, California
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Dang women! You all know all the loopholes! My wife is laughing and says try again, but I say no. You got my drift I am sure.
And if we don't know all the loopholes - we create our own!
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:20 PM
 
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HA! Let me qualify it, for those of you fully/truly/duly in love, dedicated and could never fathom anyone else but your husband in your life, what would you do?
Be furious that my gaydar had let me down! Seriously I would be furious - just as if he had gone off with another woman. No different, apart from feeling like a fool for not having noticed.

I do think that being gay is 'normal' and nothing to be ashamed of. I also see no harm in it being shown on the tv - there is no need for it to be hidden away IMHO.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:33 PM
 
Location: In my skin
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And, I'd like to add, I remember having a crush on a boy when I was in kindergarten. But sex never even crossed my mind. I thought he was cute. If an adult had turned that into something about my sexuality, that would've been pretty sick.
From the site itself, he "has a crush on a cute boy from film class".

No where was this a discussion about him wanting sex or even envisioning sex. Most would extract from that bit of info that he is gay - and it is controversial, but it's also obvious and not about sex.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:37 PM
 
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Great, now maybe there's a chance the uncensored Internet as we know it won't get shut down by the feds over all them gay high school students posting pictures of themselves on Usenet...
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:40 PM
 
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It seems as though many people think being gay is just about sex. Being homosexual is NOT just the sexual orientation, it's the emotional and mental orientation towards members of the same gender as well.

Honestly, sometimes I think some people think homosexuals are just straight people who want to have kinky sex.

If you are heterosexual, do you spend all your time thinking about having sex when you are with your partner/wife/husband?

Aren't you attracted to other qualities that aren't about sex but are about their gender and who they are as a person? The way they think or act or how they react emotionally? The cheeky twinkle in their eyes when they smile at something funny you've said or done? Just talking with them etc?

It's no different for gay people.

The fact is, there is a certain percentage of the population who are homosexual. There always has been, always will be. Many know from a young age that they are "different" in some way to the majority of other kids, even if they are too young to know what IT is. They wouldn't be thinking about sex any more than heterosexual kids do.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:40 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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I applaud them for addressing the issues.
They're not in the business of "addressing" issues; they're in the business of creating them.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:42 PM
 
Location: Hampton, VA
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This is my last post on this subject, as you people are obviously in a different place mentally. You have no idea about my religion, or belief system, which is obvious. I answered this post with my opinion, only to be attacked by you, which is typical.
I hope you didn't consider my reply as attacking in any way.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:51 PM
 
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No offense to 'PassTheChocolate', but has anyone else noticed that the theme of this thread and that handle are just a little too weird?
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