You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #30: Sexuality is neither purely biological nor purely sociological [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
erichzann Donating Member (153 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-11-05 12:15 PM
Response to Original message
30. Sexuality is neither purely biological nor purely sociological
Edited on Wed May-11-05 12:19 PM by erichzann
It is an ambiguous mixture of both, which is why these issues are always so divisive and complicated.

In the end, my point is that even if homosexuality were a choice, it is a legitimate choice and individuals have a constitutionally guaranteed right to make that choice and make it free of segregation or other kinds of discrimination.

So for me, saying "its not a choice" isn't even the point.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -Here's One Thing Frustrating About The "Gay" Issue ruggerson  May-09-05 11:57 PM   #0 
  - They will probably never stand up and call them liars,  benevolent dictator   May-10-05 12:06 AM   #1 
  - That's the other thing  ruggerson   May-10-05 12:17 AM   #3 
     - Religious right wingers are closet gays.  followthemoney   May-10-05 12:25 AM   #4 
  - At least this story got some attention today.  jojo54   May-10-05 12:06 AM   #2 
  - Well, duh. There's "two sides" to global warming, evolution, etc. etc.  impeachdubya   May-10-05 12:40 AM   #5 
  - Yep  ruggerson   May-10-05 09:01 AM   #8 
     - Well, the similarity is that you have a blatantly asinine proposition  impeachdubya   May-10-05 05:14 PM   #25 
  - The "Both Sides" construction  gumby   May-10-05 12:46 AM   #6 
  - Absolutely correct  JerseygirlCT   May-10-05 10:41 AM   #15 
  - You are right on  ComerPerro   May-10-05 11:52 AM   #19 
  - Well said but your ultimate question will go unanswered, unfortunately  karlrschneider   May-10-05 01:17 AM   #7 
  - How about people who are not PRO-gay per se but Anti-discrimination?  iconoclastNYC   May-10-05 09:19 AM   #9 
  - Excellent post, ruggerson.  Lex   May-10-05 09:29 AM   #10 
  - from the Supreme Court  JustJill   May-10-05 09:31 AM   #11 
  - I just dont understand it.  DanCa   May-10-05 09:50 AM   #12 
  - Thanks ruggerson!  BeeBee   May-10-05 10:38 AM   #13 
  - In fact, I'd take it a step further  JerseygirlCT   May-10-05 10:41 AM   #14 
  - ..  ultraprog   May-10-05 10:46 AM   #16 
  - what do they know indeed.... nt  HEIL PRESIDENT GOD   May-10-05 11:50 AM   #18 
  - Very good post  HEIL PRESIDENT GOD   May-10-05 11:46 AM   #17 
  - Read the Julia Louise Dreyfuss post at the Arianna blog from yesterday.  applegrove   May-10-05 12:51 PM   #20 
  - I have long felt that those who insist that it's a choice  Lydia Leftcoast   May-10-05 12:54 PM   #21 
  - Do NOT ask a religious rightwinger, they do not KNOW.  warrens   May-10-05 12:54 PM   #22 
  - I really think a lot of people are very uneducated about homosexuality  undeterred   May-10-05 01:06 PM   #23 
  - Good point  ruggerson   May-10-05 06:15 PM   #26 
  - GREAT post, simply great.  Eloriel   May-10-05 03:52 PM   #24 
  - Is bigotry a choice?  undergroundpanther   May-11-05 09:14 AM   #27 
  - We need to start calling a spade a spade  dddem   May-11-05 09:41 AM   #28 
  - Why"born gay" is the wrong argument..  undergroundpanther   May-11-05 11:55 AM   #29 
  - Sexuality is neither purely biological nor purely sociological  erichzann   May-11-05 12:15 PM   #30 
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC