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Author Topic: Born This Way....President Obama Calls for End to LGBT Conversion Therapy  (Read 434 times)

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Offline OneTampa

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  • "Butterflies are free."
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Online Jeff G

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  • How am I doing Beren ?
So this brings my dream of becoming a lady's man to an end ... I was gonna need some help with that  ;)

Online zach

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straights, gays... it's all bipolar black and white thinking, a false dilemma

i submit... both sides need reprogramming and indoctrination

a strict (and how ;)) conditioning program of bacchanalian bisexual orgies should do the trick

we're all meant to fuck each other, trust me, it feels good

now drink the damn kool aide and have a pizza

time for shock therapy

An honest tune with a lingering lead has taken me this far

Offline BT65

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Zach, you've had some experience haven't you?  I can tell.

Jeff, you're still my man! Lol.

I'm glad this happened.  Maybe there will now be less shame.  Hopefully.

Betty
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Online Jeff G

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One day people will look back and think I cant believe they actually were allowed to torture people this way . We have come far but sadly calling for the end of these practices are not the same as stopping them . 

Offline BT65

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One day people will look back and think I cant believe they actually were allowed to torture people this way . We have come far but sadly calling for the end of these practices are not the same as stopping them . 

No, but it could be a first step, since it was brought by the president.
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Online zach

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i'm still pissed about leelah being buried as josh

personally i'd love to pound that lie of a gravestone into gravel. her hateful parents tormented her in life, and tried to snuff out all memory of her in death

fuck them

how any parent could mentally torture their child, much less take it to an extremely cruel step of whatever the hell they do thinking it will "convert" someone is beyond me

all based on some fear taught to them by that damn book
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Offline bubba53

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Zach,
I totally agree , I don't know how parent could be so cruel .
Wonder how they are coping with her death.
I honestly didn't think these practices were still legal ?
Good for President Obama once again .
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Offline RobbyR

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About time! I don't for the life of me ever understand how the "gay is a lifestyle choice" teabaggers continue to try & rationalize that. They can't of course because it's psychotic and irrational. Why would anyone CHOOSE to be gay in this biased, misogynistic, anti-gay society? With all the hatred and venom & prejudice that gay people are subjected to on a daily basis? Not to mention the bullying that goes on rampantly in schools. I myself was terribly bullied in school because of being gay & it nearly ruined my life. I still have severe PTSD from that. So yea, being gay is NOT a choice it's inherent in our makeup, period.

Apparently the "being gay is a choice" crowd have never read anything about Classical Greece or Rome, where men slept with men & women ROUTINELY. It was a totally beautiful, acceptable thing, & wasn't a big deal.

Hopefully this step can increase awareness in at least some otherwise small-minded people that there isn't a point in our lives where we one day just wake up and decide "oh, I think I'll be gay, & embrace all the ridicule, shame, & bullying that comes with it". It's a natural part of development just like heteros. It's in the DNA.

Good for Obama in this front.
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Offline RobbyR

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He's doing a very good admirable thing because for him to call for an end to this kind of shameful "therapy" it automatically makes it prominent in the news & seems extremely outdated. And I don't think most sane people today would actually believe in conversion therapy. Just mainly the shriveled up old people & small-town bullies who loved making someone's life hell in middle and high school but today would run and hide if someone called them out on it.
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Offline mecch

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  • red pill? or blue pill?

how any parent could mentally torture their child, much less take it to an extremely cruel step of whatever the hell they do thinking it will "convert" someone is beyond me

all based on some fear taught to them by that damn book

christian & muslim fundamentalist sheeple.  add in orthodox jewish steeple. 

seems to be the root of most evil in the world these days...

“From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need” 1875 K Marx

 


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