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Author Topic: Ever wonder why you are gay?  (Read 2866 times)

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Offline veritas

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Ever wonder why you are gay?
« on: February 26, 2010, 09:55:28 AM »

Offline Hellraiser

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2010, 10:32:11 AM »
I fully expected to see a head with cartoon bubble clouds of Barbara Streisand, Interior Design, and scenes from Musicals.  Interesting article though.

Offline john33

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2010, 10:35:37 AM »
I was the same as you hell. didn't realise it was serious (not sure if that's the right way of putting it)

Offline denb45

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2010, 12:15:14 PM »
I was the same as you hell. didn't realise it was serious (not sure if that's the right way of putting it)

What I got outta this, was, it looks like were smarter than the average Bl oak, at least more creative, but that is just my opinion, other opinions on this forum on this subject, may differ greatly  ;D
"it's so nice to be insane, cause no-one ask you to explain" Helen Reddy cc 1974

Offline weasel

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2010, 05:28:00 PM »


             MOST   Gay men are NOT FEMS  >:(

            Yes I agree there  is something that makes us  MORE   special  than  plain old

           straight  people  .................................


          Where is the  girly     GAY  brain   :o

                                   
           Glad I am  " gay " ,  GOD  knows how sad i would be if i were not   ;)

                                                                         Weasel
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Offline dixieman

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2010, 05:40:10 PM »
Very Interesting!

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2010, 05:43:24 PM »
Ugh. This reeks of that gay brain nonsense from 20 years ago.

MtD

Offline Moffie65

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2010, 06:47:00 PM »
Perfect symetry is boring anyway.  ::)
The Bible contains 6 admonishments to homosexuals,
and 362 to heterosexuals.
This doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals,
It's just that they need more supervision.
Lynn Lavne

Offline mecch

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2010, 07:17:39 PM »
"We know from studies that men, regardless of their sexual orientation, retain masculine characteristics when it comes to their sexual behavior," he says. Both gay and straight men, for example, tend to prefer younger partners, in contrast to women, who gravitate toward older partners. Most men are also more likely than women to engage in casual sex, and to be aroused by visual stimuli. "So I expect that some regions of the brain will remain masculine even in gay men," says Vilain.

Bullocks! Full of stereotypes and gaps in logic. For instance if gay men prefer younger partners, then who are the younger gays who go out with older guys? And on and on and on.

Hey did you know - "vilain" in French means "hideous" and "ugly".

"Sur le plan physique, cet adjectif désigne "ce qui est désagréable à voir, ce qui est laid, hideux". On retrouve alors la connotation péjorative."

Good name for this researcher!
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Offline leatherman

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2010, 07:20:52 PM »
Ugh
like saying it's genetic or something, huh?   ;) :D
leatherman (aka mIkIE)


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Offline john33

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2010, 07:27:50 PM »
Hey did you know - "vilain" in French means "hideous" and "ugly".


There's a new word for me ;D I've tended to go with moche

Offline StacheBC

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #11 on: February 27, 2010, 04:02:38 PM »
"I'm not gay, I only help out when they're all busy".
 ;D

Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2010, 07:26:55 PM »
I'm not really Gay either.  I just tell people I am so they like me better   ;D  Have the best day
Michael

Offline denb45

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2010, 11:39:45 AM »
I'm not really Gay either.  I just tell people I am so they like me better   ;D  Have the best day
Michael

I'm not really Gay either, at least so my family thinks so, but, what the fuck do they know, seem like they don't really know me at all  ;D
"it's so nice to be insane, cause no-one ask you to explain" Helen Reddy cc 1974

Offline odyssey

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2010, 05:57:43 PM »
Ya see now I always thought I was gay because I'm a man (albeit trans) who is attracted to other men. Isn't that what being gay is all about?
01/09/09- diagnosed HIV+
01/16/09   CD4-425    22%  VL- 32,415
11/09- started Reyetaz/Norvir/Truvada
03/10- stopped R/N/T
10/18/11   CD4- 328   20%  VL- 84,000
10/25/11   CD4- 386   22%
10/28/11- start Truvada/Reyetaz/Norvir
12/30/11  CD4- 523  29%
03/08/12  CD4- 503  31%  VL 57
07/02/12  CD4- 897  43%
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12/27/12  CD4- 884  40%
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02/14- switched from R/N/T to Tivicay/Epzicom because of CKD 3 suspected from tenofovir.

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Offline denb45

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #15 on: February 28, 2010, 06:09:28 PM »
Ya see now I always thought I was gay because I'm a man (albeit trans) who is attracted to other men. Isn't that what being gay is all about?

Oh honey, I know what I'am, but, some of my Christan Family members still think, that after 53 yrs. I can be be healed...ROFLOL.....and that's only funny part of this whole story  ;D
"it's so nice to be insane, cause no-one ask you to explain" Helen Reddy cc 1974

Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #16 on: February 28, 2010, 07:34:37 PM »
My Cousin Marvel Ann wanted to here what men were like in San Francisco:

In San Francisco, they have men who kiss women on their private parts... They call them studs!
In San Francisco, they have women who kiss men on their private parts... They call them "bad girls!"
In San Francisco, they have women who kiss other women on their private parts... They call them "lesbians!"
In San Francisco, they have men who kiss other men on their private parts... I call mine "precious!"   ;D  Have the best day
Michael

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2010, 07:53:25 PM »
"Ever wonder why you are gay?"  Nope !  Some of my straight friends had wondered why I was gay years ago. Told them I had a lot of luck on my side !   ;D


Ray

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Offline Joe K

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #18 on: February 28, 2010, 08:29:57 PM »
No, I came this way, straight from the factory. Do I wonder why I was born gay? No, I'm thankful, because even though I lived closeted for a part of my life, embracing my sexuality honestly has been more fulfilling, than being "straight" ever was. I know that being poz has formed my life, because I've been poz for so long, that I can barely remember the time when I was not.

I will never understand how anyone has the right to question the sexuality of anyone, for any reason. I don't go around asking straight people, if they are straight, so why do so many of them care, that I am gay. Since moving to Canada, I see how a culture can be, in their acceptance of all their citizens, by granting everyone the SAME EXACT AND EQUAL rights. I was so hurt, by the fact that my own adoptive country, refused to recognize me as equal and was equally grateful that providence had granted me dual citizenship's that allowed us to return to Canada.

Do I ever wonder why I am gay? Nope. But I do give thanks, every day, for the fact that I am.

Offline Florida69

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Re: Ever wonder why you are gay?
« Reply #19 on: March 03, 2010, 09:57:07 AM »
Those who know me know I grew up in South Carolina in the deep stretches of country. I was raised by my grandparents (product of a teenage pregnancy) am next to the youngest of 10 in my family and the only one ever graduate high school most less go to college.  I was pretty out going in high school played sports, etc. Anyway, when I was 21, it was 1991 and there was this really great article in Poplar Science I believe, about how gay peoples’ brains differ from that of straight people.  I was visiting my family and had been reading this article and had left it lying on the table, not on purpose, but my younger sibling needed some help with his home work or something like that and I went into his room.  About 20 minutes later, my grandmother came into his room sat on the bed and told how she knew all along.  I being confused about what she knew was like well that is good, and what made you realize, she started listing these things, events and mannerisms that I had during my youth. That was the beginning of me coming to terms with my homoism, I am the same person I have always been, but I am lucky to know unconditional love.  Regardless what made you how, or who you are.  You ultimately have to be true to yourself.  D
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