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dflprincess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-04-09 02:21 PM
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77. I'm straight, I'm pissed and I'm tired of the majority - including a good many people at DU -
telling a minority they have to be patient and wait for their rights until the "time is right".

They have waited long enough and the time is now.

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  -I'm straight, I'm pissed, and I can't stand the hate anymore. givemebackmycountry  Nov-04-09 02:15 AM   #0 
  - Awfully glad you didn't delete it...  villager   Nov-04-09 02:18 AM   #1 
  - Also VERY glad you did not delete this!  JaneFordA   Nov-04-09 10:07 AM   #44 
  - I have stayed single in protest...because my gay friends cannot marry  HipChick   Nov-04-09 02:44 AM   #2 
  - you are awesome! thx  Divine Discontent   Nov-04-09 02:49 AM   #4 
  - Thank you so much for your integrity. (Saluting). n/t  greeneyedboy   Nov-04-09 05:40 PM   #90 
  - thank you for standing up for Lydia in your daily beliefs. Best to you! :)  Divine Discontent   Nov-04-09 02:46 AM   #3 
  - SO glad you posted this  underseasurveyor   Nov-04-09 02:51 AM   #5 
  - Recommend  TexasObserver   Nov-04-09 03:28 AM   #6 
  - Recommended.  Heidi   Nov-04-09 03:36 AM   #7 
  - Thanks  Bluenorthwest   Nov-04-09 06:48 AM   #8 
  - K&R  Toasterlad   Nov-04-09 06:58 AM   #9 
  - and again  gtar100   Nov-05-09 01:03 AM   #113 
  - I, for one am glad you didn't delete this...  rasputin1952   Nov-04-09 07:47 AM   #10 
  - Don't forget "where is our President Obama when we need him most?" As always he  bertman   Nov-04-09 08:00 AM   #13 
     - I can't blame this on Obama...  rasputin1952   Nov-04-09 08:30 AM   #23 
     - I don't BLAME President Obama either. But I do think he has shown a particularly  bertman   Nov-04-09 11:03 AM   #55 
     - HELLO !!!......  backtomn   Nov-04-09 10:18 PM   #110 
     - Bullshit. He could have endorsed equal rights under the law  Jax   Nov-04-09 02:40 PM   #79 
        - He has endorsed ER's for everyone...  rasputin1952   Nov-04-09 04:07 PM   #82 
     - At moments when things like your comment appear, I remember how the  truedelphi   Nov-04-09 12:46 PM   #68 
     - where is our President Obama?  123m456h789d   Nov-05-09 08:53 AM   #116 
  - Thank you. K&R  qb   Nov-04-09 07:49 AM   #11 
  - K&R  Arkansas Granny   Nov-04-09 07:50 AM   #12 
  - Thank you.  Lancer   Nov-04-09 08:06 AM   #14 
  - powerful as hell. i hope everyone reads this.  Soylent Brice   Nov-04-09 08:09 AM   #15 
  - This is the best post I've read on DU in a long time  SallyMander   Nov-04-09 08:16 AM   #16 
  - +1 nt.  titoresque   Nov-04-09 10:10 PM   #108 
  - Recommended and so glad you posted this. I have gay friends who died of broken hearts.  NoSheep   Nov-04-09 08:16 AM   #17 
  - Lydia seemed to be a very cool person  SlingBlade   Nov-04-09 08:16 AM   #18 
  - Great post. You are a fine person  Ishoutandscream2   Nov-04-09 08:17 AM   #19 
  - You're good by me.  kdpeters   Nov-04-09 08:18 AM   #20 
  - K&R.  Brickbat   Nov-04-09 08:19 AM   #21 
  - I too am missing someone  handmade34   Nov-04-09 08:20 AM   #22 
  - K&R: I am questioning my reply to this but here goes.  tinkerbell41   Nov-04-09 08:49 AM   #24 
  - You shouldn't question your reply...  rasputin1952   Nov-04-09 08:58 AM   #27 
  - Sometimes revealing personal info to strangers takes some thought.  tinkerbell41   Nov-04-09 10:13 AM   #46 
  - That doesn't surprise me at all. One of my gay friends is still very close friends  gkhouston   Nov-04-09 09:17 AM   #32 
  - i have a similar situation...sort of  noiretextatique   Nov-04-09 06:51 PM   #94 
     - I don't know what to say.  tinkerbell41   Nov-05-09 08:07 AM   #115 
        - you are right: the connection is with the person  noiretextatique   Nov-05-09 01:23 PM   #118 
  - A BIG K&R  proReality   Nov-04-09 08:53 AM   #25 
  - Wow. That was powerful. k&r  FourScore   Nov-04-09 08:57 AM   #26 
  - I am happy to read your  Enthusiast   Nov-04-09 09:00 AM   #28 
  - I am upset as well  get the red out   Nov-04-09 09:01 AM   #29 
  - I agree. Why the hell are we voting on RIGHTS? Aren't RIGHTS inherent? This is a travesty .  DrZeeLit   Nov-04-09 09:26 AM   #36 
     - The civil rights of all are inherent!  Kajsa   Nov-04-09 10:12 AM   #45 
        - You're right. that IGNORANCE (exactly the word in all ways) is amazing, simply amazing.  DrZeeLit   Nov-04-09 05:12 PM   #88 
        - I'm not done either, Dr.ZeeLit.  Kajsa   Nov-05-09 09:32 AM   #117 
        - "abolish it", because if one right is not a right, then any right is not a right.  patrice   Nov-04-09 07:53 PM   #98 
  - I love DU for posts like this and posters like you. K & R nt  glitch   Nov-04-09 09:06 AM   #30 
  - Another K&R from someone who is very, very glad you didn't delete this.  Berry Cool   Nov-04-09 09:15 AM   #31 
  - EXCELLENT post.  Mrs. Overall   Nov-04-09 09:21 AM   #33 
  - Beautiful. "You're good by me" too. nt  Lex   Nov-04-09 09:22 AM   #34 
  - I'm glad you posted this.....Thanks  DWilliamsamh   Nov-04-09 09:24 AM   # 
  - It is simply criminal to enforce this stupidity on people who only want to  juajen   Nov-04-09 09:24 AM   #35 
  - I've come to the conclusion that many people are simply stupid.  chrisa   Nov-04-09 11:03 AM   #57 
  - .  Beetwasher   Nov-04-09 09:26 AM   #37 
  - "Good on you" for posting your thoughts.  Frustratedlady   Nov-04-09 09:26 AM   #38 
  - I'm crying with you  lunatica   Nov-04-09 09:28 AM   #39 
  - Thank you for posting this  Torn_Scorned_Ignored   Nov-04-09 09:31 AM   #40 
  - *sniff*  redqueen   Nov-04-09 09:40 AM   #41 
  - Thank you for sharing this.  Mad_Dem_X   Nov-04-09 09:59 AM   #42 
  - K & R.  freddie mertz   Nov-04-09 10:02 AM   #43 
  - Thank you so much for posting this.  lightningandsnow   Nov-04-09 10:15 AM   #47 
  - knr!~  tekisui   Nov-04-09 10:18 AM   #48 
  - I am straight and so fucking angry, too.  Arugula Latte   Nov-04-09 10:18 AM   #49 
  - I wish I could rec this 1000 times.  Flying Dream Blues   Nov-04-09 10:18 AM   #50 
  - This was a wonderful post  GCP   Nov-04-09 10:29 AM   #51 
  - Thank you, givemebackmycountry!  jesus_of_suburbia   Nov-04-09 10:29 AM   #52 
  - "Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged!"  Giterdun   Nov-04-09 10:40 AM   #53 
  - I'm wondering if a day will come when LGBT rights will be non negotiable?  Politicub   Nov-04-09 10:52 AM   #54 
  - what a great post  DontTreadOnMe   Nov-04-09 11:03 AM   #56 
  - Beautiful! Thanks for sharing this! n/t  The Midway Rebel   Nov-04-09 11:13 AM   #58 
  - It's not just gay hate,  Hatchling   Nov-04-09 11:19 AM   #59 
  - Some people suck; especially the bigots  LittleGirl   Nov-04-09 11:28 AM   #60 
  - good stuff  Gedankenaustausch   Nov-04-09 11:33 AM   #61 
  - I just reread your post...  TuxedoKat   Nov-04-09 11:59 AM   #62 
  - K&R  stevenleser   Nov-04-09 12:20 PM   #63 
  - Bump for justice. We'll all make it down the road together some day soon. nt  cecilfirefox   Nov-04-09 12:23 PM   #64 
  - I think I am different, and so is everybody else  hfojvt   Nov-04-09 12:27 PM   #65 
  - Awesome post!! Glad you avoided the delete button. nt.  Parker CA   Nov-04-09 12:32 PM   #66 
  - i live a pretty insular world: a black and gay world  noiretextatique   Nov-04-09 12:39 PM   #67 
  - I am with you....time for the hate to go away....  winyanstaz   Nov-04-09 01:09 PM   #69 
  - Kick and Rec  theFrankFactor   Nov-04-09 01:09 PM   #70 
  - Thank you for writing this.  SeattleGirl   Nov-04-09 01:20 PM   #71 
  - want you to know....  bgolden   Nov-04-09 01:32 PM   #72 
  - K&R  onestepforward   Nov-04-09 01:36 PM   #73 
  - Damn awesome post!  blueamy66   Nov-04-09 01:46 PM   #74 
  - I'd like to see people go after the tax exempt status of the Catholic & Mormon church  Miss_Underestimated   Nov-04-09 01:48 PM   #75 
  - Wow. n/t  WoodyD   Nov-04-09 02:07 PM   #76 
  - I'm straight, I'm pissed and I'm tired of the majority - including a good many people at DU -  dflprincess   Nov-04-09 02:21 PM   #77 
  - Enough!  Doc Martin   Nov-04-09 10:01 PM   #104 
  - K&R +++  Cetacea   Nov-04-09 02:38 PM   #78 
  - K&R  Zoeisright   Nov-04-09 03:08 PM   #80 
  - K and R  izzybeans   Nov-04-09 03:52 PM   #81 
  - outstanding post!! thank you for taking the time to write this.  jonnyblitz   Nov-04-09 04:08 PM   #83 
  - Kick....because it needs to be seen...by everyone.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-04-09 04:15 PM   #84 
  - Thanks for sharing givemebackmycountry.  Uncle Joe   Nov-04-09 04:29 PM   #85 
  - Thanks for not deleting it  Autonomy   Nov-04-09 04:46 PM   #86 
  - You simply are amazing! It's people like you that keep me at the DU.  David Zephyr   Nov-04-09 05:08 PM   #87 
  - keep ranting, we need more, some of us feel the same way  demigoddess   Nov-04-09 05:24 PM   #89 
  - Your heart is perfect  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-04-09 05:48 PM   #91 
  - Thank you Proud. That means so much to me.  givemebackmycountry   Nov-04-09 08:22 PM   #100 
  - K&R!  me b zola   Nov-04-09 06:13 PM   #92 
  - So poignant and true  mrs premise   Nov-04-09 06:31 PM   #93 
  - Thanks  undergroundpanther   Nov-04-09 07:16 PM   #95 
  - Thanks for not deleting this!! I'm sick of the Hate and Fear too.  patrice   Nov-04-09 07:48 PM   #96 
  - Bookmarked, kicked, recommended  varelse   Nov-04-09 07:52 PM   #97 
  - Well written, heartfelt, grammatically clean, beautifully composed; K&R  slackmaster   Nov-04-09 07:55 PM   #99 
  - You have reminded me of the LETTER FROM A VERMONT MOTHER  Martin Eden   Nov-04-09 09:05 PM   #101 
  - Wow! Hell of a letter...  rasputin1952   Nov-04-09 10:04 PM   #105 
  - k & R  donheld   Nov-04-09 09:54 PM   #102 
  - This gay man thanks you  Doc Martin   Nov-04-09 10:00 PM   #103 
  - Kick and 300th Rec. Good thing you didn't delete. nt  Hekate   Nov-04-09 10:05 PM   #106 
  - thanks, dude  ruggerson   Nov-04-09 10:06 PM   #107 
  - getting angrier by the day... at american "un"exceptionalism  Agony   Nov-04-09 10:11 PM   #109 
  - K&R!  Kitty Herder   Nov-04-09 10:48 PM   #111 
  - Thank you for posting this. I feel bad for gays in Maine but happy for those in Washington  rhett o rick   Nov-04-09 11:18 PM   #112 
  - The body is made up of 12 inorganic cell salts and when mixed with the organic  earcandle   Nov-05-09 01:40 AM   #114 
 

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