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ismnotwasm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-14-06 11:30 AM
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44. There is no reason Gays shouldn't be allowed to serve
None.

The whole situation is beyond ridiculous. Gays have always been in the military. Why we continue to cater to homophobic assholes is beyond me. Why it's even an issue is beyond me. Evidently it needs to be explained that being gay is not an just as act of sex. Goddam.


My daughter served for nearly 9 years and never had a problem with the gays in the military. In fact she had more of a problem with HETEROSEXUAL males and-- sometimes females--being inappropriate, or just plain shitheads.

She tells stories of very racist white young men being thrown together with the black young men in the military. There is no time or room for fucked up attitudes like that. She watched the generational, ingrained racism fade into the background as camaraderie and understanding between human beings developed in her unit.

The same thing would happen with Gays. Does anyone care who someone is with, or what color they are if they are going to be the one to save thier ass? Fuck no. Not when it gets down to life and death, not when they're going through an experience together that no one else is going to understand.
It's a bullshit destructive attitude that the world needed to outgrow yesterday. God some people are dumbassess.





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