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Response to sibelian (Reply #24)

Sat Dec 21, 2013, 04:15 AM

58. Sadly, I have met a few.

But I blame a homophobic/heterosexist society. It makes me wonder how many people have killed themselves because they were gay, but never, ever admitted it to a single person. I also dislike "allies" who come out of the woodwork when homophobia surfaces, then make it all about their pet peeves (anti-religion, anti-Southern (or insert state), Snowden, Greenwald, etc.). Those examples are the real political footballs. Of course, there are also those who claim to care about GLBT issues, but in reality, they only use them to bash gay people or the ones who stalk gay people. For some, we are nothing more than a "convenience" and when we aren't, they are quick to remind us..."can't you wait until after the election?"

ETA: Oh...and the ones who think that being gay (or someone coming out) is about our sex life!! ARRRGH!!

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