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85. Then contact the cub scouts and tell them you don't support discrimination.
Instead you blame the gay teacher. :eyes:
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  -Do we have a chance to change attitudes toward gays? demgurl  Nov-09-06 06:19 PM   #0 
  - I think the most important thing to do is to convince people that being gay is not a lifestyle  Sapere aude   Nov-09-06 06:22 PM   #1 
  - So how do we do that?  demgurl   Nov-09-06 06:41 PM   #8 
  - Tell them. Face to face.  baby_mouse   Nov-09-06 07:47 PM   #30 
     - Will they believe you ...  demgurl   Nov-09-06 08:00 PM   #33 
     - It may depend on how you approach it  Ms. Toad   Nov-09-06 10:11 PM   #50 
     - Absolutely  Ms. Toad   Nov-09-06 10:16 PM   #51 
  - Bullshit. That's the most irrelevant issue in the whole shebang.  BlooInBloo   Nov-09-06 07:59 PM   #32 
  - Lifestyle choice or not  OnionPatch   Nov-10-06 08:33 AM   #124 
  - And convince them to quit USING THE DAMNED WORD!!!  eridani   Nov-10-06 08:40 AM   #126 
  - Haggard's letter to his church  iwillalwayswonderwhy   Nov-10-06 09:23 AM   #146 
  - only if anti-gays cannot make money off it or fear monger it  msongs   Nov-09-06 06:23 PM   #2 
  - But those are the leaders.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 06:48 PM   #10 
  - wasn't the issue more of hypocrisy than being gay?  nini   Nov-09-06 06:24 PM   #3 
  - You are absolutely right.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 06:47 PM   #9 
  - Well, look at this  skiddlybop   Nov-09-06 06:52 PM   #12 
     - Fascinating. Thanks for posting this!  cboy4   Nov-09-06 06:55 PM   #13 
     - That is very interesting.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 07:00 PM   #15 
     - good article..  nini   Nov-09-06 08:40 PM   #38 
  - I don't think so.  RoccoR5955   Nov-09-06 06:26 PM   #4 
  - I am sorry for the way they have treated you at work.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 06:55 PM   #14 
     - From everything I have heard  RoccoR5955   Nov-09-06 07:13 PM   #20 
        - Oh yeah?!?!?!?!  demgurl   Nov-09-06 07:27 PM   #24 
  - Well, one can hope.  terrya   Nov-09-06 06:26 PM   #5 
  - I often wonder if that is us or infiltrators.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 07:14 PM   #22 
  - It's the word "marriage" that bothers them  HockeyMom   Nov-09-06 06:27 PM   #6 
  - Exactly. You're not going to see traditional Catholic or other  cboy4   Nov-09-06 06:49 PM   #11 
  - There are probably as many, if not more, gay couples  Ms. Toad   Nov-09-06 09:58 PM   #46 
  - I like your thoughts, HockeyMom.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 07:03 PM   #16 
  - unification contract  sandnsea   Nov-09-06 09:35 PM   #44 
  - Damn straight.  klook   Nov-10-06 08:10 AM   #120 
  - If it's the word "marriage" that bothers them, why are they passing amendments that include banning  readmoreoften   Nov-10-06 05:33 PM   #183 
  - Thank you for writing this. I just think to myself, you know,  cboy4   Nov-09-06 06:41 PM   #7 
  - I get it but I wish everyone else did.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 07:30 PM   #25 
  - The issue will take care of itself as old people die off  Hippo_Tron   Nov-09-06 07:06 PM   #17 
  - It's why I usually drive on the sidewalk when I see groups of older  cboy4   Nov-09-06 07:14 PM   #21 
  - HAHAHAHAHA.............. ..huh hehehe. ...  zyguh   Nov-09-06 10:02 PM   #48 
  - I'm happy I made you laugh. I, as well, have not felt this good in  cboy4   Nov-09-06 10:18 PM   #53 
     - I so didnt mean to take away from this serious discussion  zyguh   Nov-09-06 10:48 PM   #57 
        - lol. It appeared out of place, but all of us are celebrating our victory,  cboy4   Nov-09-06 11:01 PM   #63 
  - LOL  Nicole   Nov-09-06 11:01 PM   #64 
  - ...  Harvey Korman   Nov-10-06 02:28 AM   #84 
  - Exactly, when right-wing boomers start dying it will become less of an issue.  Odin2005   Nov-09-06 07:43 PM   #29 
  - I do not think gays should have to wait until all the old people die off.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 07:57 PM   #31 
  - Yes!  MuseRider   Nov-09-06 07:08 PM   #18 
  - I am glad to see others fighting the fight as well.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 08:14 PM   #35 
  - Exposure tends to eliminate irrational fears and prejudices.  porphyrian   Nov-09-06 07:08 PM   #19 
  - Fascinating thread (I'm only halfway through it).  Sapphocrat   Nov-09-06 07:20 PM   #23 
  - Sapphocrat......  demgurl   Nov-09-06 07:42 PM   #28 
     - ...  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 03:31 AM   #86 
        - This post deserves its own recommendation  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-10-06 04:00 AM   #87 
        - Thank you, BTFS!  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 05:20 AM   #91 
        - Sapphocrat......  demgurl   Nov-10-06 06:13 AM   #100 
        - No worries, and no pressure.  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 06:39 AM   #111 
        - Fabulous post!  theHandpuppet   Nov-10-06 06:14 AM   #101 
        - Thank you, tHp...  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 06:41 AM   #112 
        - A Must-Read Post!  ThomCat   Nov-10-06 07:38 AM   #114 
        - Sapphocrat.....  demgurl   Nov-10-06 01:24 PM   #160 
        - Nice job with this Sapph. There is no question your sword is your pen!  cboy4   Nov-10-06 02:22 PM   #174 
  - I can only speculate about this from the point  seasonedblue   Nov-09-06 07:34 PM   #26 
  - Well sure  SouthernBelle82   Nov-09-06 07:38 PM   #27 
  - SouthernBelle.....  demgurl   Nov-09-06 08:13 PM   #34 
  - Step one: Our party needs to embrace all of its members and not  MrsGrumpy   Nov-09-06 08:23 PM   #36 
  - I could not agree any more than I already do.  demgurl   Nov-09-06 08:33 PM   #37 
  - No  greblc   Nov-09-06 09:01 PM   #39 
  - Unfortunately I see it as not choosing to but having to be in your face...  MrsGrumpy   Nov-09-06 09:21 PM   #41 
  - I've been on th recieving end of a passive agressive Gay Man...  greblc   Nov-09-06 10:10 PM   #49 
     - It's about Equal Rights...  MrsGrumpy   Nov-09-06 10:18 PM   #52 
     - I don't disagree with you.  greblc   Nov-09-06 10:59 PM   #61 
        - Then contact the cub scouts and tell them you don't support discrimination.  Harvey Korman   Nov-10-06 02:32 AM   #85 
        - I stopped my affiliation because my church waged a campaign  MrsGrumpy   Nov-10-06 04:14 AM   #88 
        - MrsG...  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 05:47 AM   #97 
        - Why should gay people support Middle America?  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 05:41 AM   #96 
        - Hey Sapph...?  MrsGrumpy   Nov-10-06 02:33 PM   #176 
        - Personally, I wouldn't want my kids in a group that practiced exclusion  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 09:40 AM   #152 
     - Oh, so you judge whether a whole class deserves equal rights based on  cboy4   Nov-09-06 10:30 PM   #54 
     - I'm playing devils advocate.  greblc   Nov-09-06 11:06 PM   #67 
     - Greblc, I'm concerned about you. In the post your structured, it  cboy4   Nov-09-06 11:19 PM   #71 
     - If I could pass a Gay Marriage Amendment Today I would.  greblc   Nov-09-06 11:46 PM   #72 
     - No, that's not what you're doing  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:12 AM   #99 
     - Read all my posts in context not just one.  greblc   Nov-09-06 11:50 PM   #73 
        - I did -- and I still don't trust your motive in these posts  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:15 AM   #102 
     - I'm assuming you mean Boy Scouts.  donco6   Nov-09-06 10:43 PM   #55 
     - His school?  greblc   Nov-09-06 11:09 PM   #68 
        - Um  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-10-06 12:58 AM   #80 
        - Here's why: because he's not the problem, the scouts' policy is.  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 08:51 AM   #130 
        - So, one principal doesn't let in the Boy Scouts and the civil rights of people  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 01:32 PM   #162 
        - Because your gay friends and neighbors  sgcase   Nov-10-06 03:09 PM   #179 
     - So you're saying,  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-09-06 10:57 PM   #60 
     - Let me answer for him:  cboy4   Nov-09-06 11:03 PM   #66 
     - Not me, not everyone.  greblc   Nov-09-06 11:10 PM   #69 
        - Wrong  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:16 AM   #103 
     - I disagree  Nicole   Nov-09-06 10:59 PM   #62 
     - I agree.  greblc   Nov-09-06 11:17 PM   #70 
     - Thank You! This is the insightful reply...  greblc   Nov-09-06 11:57 PM   #74 
     - So if a black man pisses you off  Der Blaue Engel   Nov-10-06 12:24 AM   #76 
     - I see where your going.  greblc   Nov-10-06 12:38 AM   #78 
     - If the principal were black  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-10-06 01:00 AM   #81 
     - By his "logic," yes  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:17 AM   #104 
     - !  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 01:36 PM   #163 
     - I understand the point you're trying to make  Der Blaue Engel   Nov-10-06 01:19 AM   #82 
     - It's not that simple.  donco6   Nov-10-06 07:56 AM   #117 
     - You're absolutely correct. It's no different n/t  cboy4   Nov-10-06 02:24 AM   #83 
     - So, your experience...  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 04:20 AM   #89 
     - Breaking down his "logical post" like that REALLY exposes it for what it is  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:20 AM   #105 
     - Your post is AMAZING!  ThomCat   Nov-10-06 07:48 AM   #115 
     - Bravo.  donco6   Nov-10-06 07:50 AM   #116 
     - Heteros have no reason to support gays? Are you NUTS?  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 08:34 AM   #125 
     - "Heteros have no reason to support gays? Are you NUTS?"  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 01:51 PM   #167 
     - "Again I support Gay Marriage."  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 01:26 PM   #161 
     - After two years and one day, I have to say, this is one of the most  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 01:43 PM   #165 
  - I think Rosa Parks' actions could have been .....  demgurl   Nov-09-06 09:47 PM   #45 
  - Can you cite examples and define what you see as the "in your  cboy4   Nov-09-06 10:01 PM   #47 
  - Read post 49 #  greblc   Nov-10-06 12:20 AM   #75 
  - Gay people didn't turn scouting into a hate group.  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 05:35 AM   #94 
  - To the contrary. The principle is being fair to all the students.  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 09:27 AM   #150 
  - greblc......  demgurl   Nov-10-06 05:35 PM   #184 
  - On religion...  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 05:19 AM   #90 
  - So, let me be clear . . .  donco6   Nov-09-06 10:46 PM   #56 
  - I think Marriage is the Fast Track.  greblc   Nov-10-06 12:25 AM   #77 
  - No, no, don!  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 05:23 AM   #92 
  - The "in your face attitude"?  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-09-06 10:52 PM   #59 
  - Relax I'm on your side  greblc   Nov-10-06 12:42 AM   #79 
  - No you're not -- friends/advocates don't write posts like yours  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:26 AM   #108 
  - Now, THIS...  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 05:24 AM   #93 
  - Agreed!  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:26 AM   #109 
  - "Would you have told MLK Jr. to stop his "in your face" tactics?"  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:24 AM   #106 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-06 06:31 AM   #110 
        - "90% naked, tongue kissing his GLBT lover"  marmar   Nov-10-06 08:14 AM   #122 
        - It's not OK when straights do it, either  SwingVoter2006   Nov-10-06 09:06 AM   #133 
        - Damn, that's a great post!  ThomCat   Nov-10-06 09:40 AM   #153 
        - "Swingvoter" huh?  donco6   Nov-10-06 08:46 AM   #128 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-06 09:10 AM   #134 
        - Funny thing - you don't even aspire to be fair.  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 09:14 AM   #137 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-06 09:18 AM   #141 
           - "Tight community?"  donco6   Nov-10-06 09:20 AM   #142 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-06 09:21 AM   #144 
              - You have some funny perceptions. I wonder if you'd shrug off inequality  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 09:24 AM   #148 
              - How do you know you've had more exposure than most?  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 01:49 PM   #166 
           - You're making shit up. I am gay and I don't know a single person who has  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 09:22 AM   #145 
           - If I hear "life's not fair" one more time . . .  donco6   Nov-10-06 09:24 AM   #147 
              - Indeed. The point of law is to BE fair - not to compound life's inequities.  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 09:25 AM   #149 
           - Who's hurting which cause again?  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 03:54 PM   #180 
              - Sapphocrat.....  demgurl   Nov-10-06 07:02 PM   #185 
                 - It had nothing to do with hetero sex practices, demgurl.  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 07:57 PM   #193 
                    - Sapphocrat.....  demgurl   Nov-10-06 08:05 PM   #194 
        - Thanks to you.  donco6   Nov-10-06 09:17 AM   #140 
        - You wouldn't be the first to make that guess.  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 01:42 PM   #164 
        - And yet MLK was arrested. So were others who fought for civil rights.  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 09:28 AM   #151 
        - Congrats! You were able to fill this post with almost every single  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 09:58 AM   #154 
        - Keyword, "almost"  Jamastiene   Nov-10-06 10:55 AM   #158 
        - You're a very embittered homosexual squirrel lover, Jamastiene  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 12:25 PM   #159 
        - Assless chaps!!! ASSLESS CHAPS!!!  swimboy   Nov-10-06 02:22 PM   #173 
        - Hey, you need to be quiet and just worry about your strap on.  cboy4   Nov-10-06 02:21 PM   #172 
        - Excuse me, but you sound like someone from the 60's who argued  cboy4   Nov-10-06 02:18 PM   #171 
        - OK, let's have that dialogue...  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 03:09 PM   #178 
  - There is no so-called "in your face" attitude of "gay activists"  LostinVA   Nov-10-06 06:10 AM   #98 
  - As in most things, extremism often poisons the well water  SwingVoter2006   Nov-10-06 06:25 AM   #107 
     - WTF?  donco6   Nov-10-06 08:03 AM   #119 
     - I'm talking about winning broader support  SwingVoter2006   Nov-10-06 08:59 AM   #132 
        - This is just a typical RW red herring.  donco6   Nov-10-06 09:13 AM   #136 
        - I'll make you a deal - I'll control the behavior of that minority of gays right  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 09:16 AM   #139 
           - See post #141  SwingVoter2006   Nov-10-06 09:20 AM   #143 
     - Um okay  thecorrection   Nov-10-06 08:52 AM   #131 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-06 09:15 AM   #138 
     - So, is it you who gets to define "normality?"  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 01:54 PM   #169 
     - But we ARE fucking normal, Blanche! We ARE FUCKING NORMAL!!!  swimboy   Nov-10-06 02:28 PM   #175 
     - O.M.G.  haruka3_2000   Nov-10-06 02:35 PM   #177 
     - You get back exactly what you put out.  Sapphocrat   Nov-10-06 05:23 PM   #182 
  - Education is Key  thecorrection   Nov-09-06 09:17 PM   #40 
  - I really respect your perspective....  demgurl   Nov-09-06 09:33 PM   #43 
     - I'm glad this discussion is taking place  thecorrection   Nov-10-06 06:44 AM   #113 
        - That is sad.  demgurl   Nov-10-06 07:19 PM   #186 
  - Yes, of course we do...  Withywindle   Nov-09-06 09:28 PM   #42 
  - Surprisingly, AZ voted down the 'gay marriage' proposition  tyedyeto   Nov-09-06 10:49 PM   #58 
  - Attitudes towards gays have changed over time  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-09-06 11:02 PM   #65 
  - BTFS....  demgurl   Nov-10-06 07:23 PM   #187 
  - One would think that after so many of "darlings of the RW and Christian right  wholetruth00   Nov-10-06 05:36 AM   #95 
  - Shame on you, wholetruthOO.....  demgurl   Nov-10-06 07:27 PM   #188 
  - I think the attitude change will ultimately take care of itself  theboss   Nov-10-06 07:57 AM   #118 
  - the under 40 crowd - yes  FLDem5   Nov-10-06 08:11 AM   #121 
  - Of course, this is a civil rights movement....  Virginia Dare   Nov-10-06 08:28 AM   #123 
  - Of Course.....  new_beawr   Nov-10-06 08:42 AM   #127 
  - give up a wedge issue?  Alpharetta   Nov-10-06 08:49 AM   #129 
  - Straight WASPS will be the minority very soon.  demgurl   Nov-10-06 07:35 PM   #189 
  - As the old saying goes ...  Akoto   Nov-10-06 09:11 AM   #135 
  - Get rid of all of the Jesusians...  StraightDope   Nov-10-06 10:17 AM   #155 
  - StraightDope......  demgurl   Nov-10-06 07:48 PM   #190 
  - Here's my thoughts about what might happen  Armstead   Nov-10-06 10:24 AM   #156 
  - What I hope would come of this is that people would just give up on the lie  mondo joe   Nov-10-06 10:53 AM   #157 
  - homophobia sickens me  mattfromnossa   Nov-10-06 01:54 PM   #168 
  - When I was in high school, I had no idea what a gay was.  hedgehog   Nov-10-06 02:00 PM   #170 
  - I like to think so to, but there are days on DU that just sicken me to no end.  Kerrytravelers   Nov-10-06 05:07 PM   #181 
  - hedgehog, I hope you are right.  demgurl   Nov-10-06 07:56 PM   #192 
  - Straight teachers, instructors, educators, this is what we can do:  Sabriel   Nov-10-06 07:50 PM   #191 
 

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