When someone believes something even though all evidence is contrary to that belief, does this mean they are stupid or crazy?Instead of using religion as an example, I will use this one: some people…Continue
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If you're heterosexual, you can't begin to appreciate how difficult it is being gay in a mostly straight world. You're surrounded by potential mates, and can afford to be choosy. I don't have that privilege. Even when I meet other lesbians, 99% of them are already with someone else, and if they break up with that person, they're with someone else in a few weeks' time. Meanwhile, I have been single for three years. I guess I could be more outgoing and more involved, but as an introvert, I…Continue
Okay get this:
I'm a woman.
I'm an atheist.
I have attended pro-choice protests.
I live in Alabama.
Yet I have not yet been beat up. Why is this? I'm living loud and proud, and I know there are haters out there, but nobody acts against me when I'm on my own. (When I'm out in public with a girlfriend, it's another story. People get hostile then.)
Oh wait, I forgot, I'm trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and could take on pretty much…Continue
There's a "What Women Want" and a "What Men Want" thread, but I don't think what I want quite belongs in either category because they are heteronormative threads. "What Women Want" is really "What Women Want from Men" and I'm a lesbian. "What Men Want" (From Women) is for men, and I'm a woman. So here goes my own thing.
I want a woman who is understanding and kind, not just to me, but to people in general. I want somebody who knows who she is and has her life together, not a big mess…Continue
Pro-gay: There is nothing wrong with homosexuality.
Pro-gay: AIDS is also caused by dirty needles and heterosexual sex.
Anti-gay: Gay people are more promiscuous, so they make AIDS a bigger problem.
Pro-gay: AIDS is spread mostly by straight people.
Anti-gay: Gay sex is inherently more risky than heterosexual sex.
Pro-gay: You're a bigot.
Anti-gay: You're immoral/damned.
I'm tired of seeing the same debate a thousand…Continue