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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 09:26 AM

Are Homophobes Gay?




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Reply Are Homophobes Gay? (Original post)
Quixote1818 Apr 2012 OP
dballance Apr 2012 #1
closeupready Apr 2012 #2
AlbertCat Apr 2012 #3
TlalocW Apr 2012 #4
WhoIsNumberNone Apr 2012 #5
Pat Riot Apr 2012 #6
markpkessinger Apr 2012 #7

Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:20 AM

1. I'm sad for them

I remember the time back when I hated myself because I'm gay. So I am sad for those homophobes who are gay and hate themselves.

But I've come out and love who I am now and even though there are still people who discriminate I've been very fortunate. My family my friends, my co-workers all just accept me and accepted my partner when I had one.

So it does make me sad for those homophobes. I understand how disapproving their family and friends might be and how scared they are to just be honest with themselves.

But being a congress person and getting arrested in a men's room does not dignify who you are as a person. So what if you are gay? Love yourself and be a shining example to the world.

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Response to dballance (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:51 AM

2. As an openly gay man, I'm not sad for them.

Particularly those who are violent or verbally abusive. They can go to hell, as far as I'm concerned.

NOBODY has the right to be hateful and bigoted towards others. Not even if you hate yourself.

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:15 AM

3. Who cares

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.... I mean, if they're cute...


Seriously, making everybody else suffer for your neuroses is just tacky.

And if they wanna be straight... then be straight.

Oh... not that easy is it? Hmmmm... I wonder why?

And another thing. When did this either gay or straight thing become the only choices. What happened to the bisexuals?

It seems to me you have 3 sets... completely hetero (a large set) Completely gay (a smaller set) and a huge set of bisexuals that run from those who did it once to those who are 50/50, and everything in between.

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:30 AM

4. As a straight man... actually, sexual orientation doesn't enter into it

I'm looking forward to the Phelps clan going apeshit when Fred dies, and they clean out his quarters in their compound, and they discover his huge cache of hardcore gay porn.

TlalocW

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 12:35 PM

5. I think some are and some aren't

There are the homophobes who are overcompensating for being secretly gay, but I think some are just bullies and homosexuals are an easy target for them.

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Response to WhoIsNumberNone (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 02:09 PM

6. And some are

"C - all of the above."

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Response to Quixote1818 (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 04:24 PM

7. Speaking as a gay man, I don't think you can make a blanket statement like this....

What I think one can safely say is that homophobes are likely very conflicted about their own sexuality. Does that necessarily mean they are gay? No, but then again human sexuality runs along a spectrum, and is not the binary, black-and-white kind of thing many of us would like to think it is.

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