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LGBTQI atheists, nontheists, and friends

Nontheist lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people & friends.

Location: International
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Discrimination by nontheists?

Started by Jacob Dreiling. Last reply by Grinning Cat 29 minutes ago. 4 Replies

The Lack Of LGBT Atheists

Started by Neon Genesis. Last reply by no0n3 1 hour ago. 15 Replies

Priviliged Bickering

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Susan Stanko Mar 17. 3 Replies

Coming out in your teens.

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Feb 11. 2 Replies

Another attempt to undercut same-sex marriages

Started by Christina Fiscus. Last reply by Susan Stanko Jan 25. 8 Replies

WWSD? What will SCOTUS do?

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Daniel W Jan 18. 4 Replies

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Comment by Marx on May 19, 2010 at 11:06am
Welcome to the group, Gaytheist. Your name sounds familiar. Are you on some other networking groups?
Comment by The Flaming Pi on May 19, 2010 at 10:40am
Yes. Welcome, Gaytheist. I'm glad you decided to join.
Comment by Little Name Atheist on May 19, 2010 at 10:39am
Welcome, The Gaytheist!
Comment by The Gaytheist on May 19, 2010 at 10:01am
Hello hello! The Flaming Pi summoned me from the YouTube netherworld and said that I should join, so I followed his advice. I'm glad to find so many other LGBT atheists here. :-)
Comment by sacha on May 16, 2010 at 11:38pm
Perhaps he meant lisping, lisp can sound like hiss.
Comment by Marx on May 13, 2010 at 10:03am
I think what they may be referring to is that people with certain types of lisp cannot pronounce an "s" sound in words, and instead pronounce the "s" as "th". If the "th" sound is exaggerated by drawing it out (thhhhh) it sounds somewhat like a hiss. What in the world this has to do with being gay is beyond me, but I have seen gay friends camping it up and part of the camp is drawing out the "s" sound in words, which creates a hissing sound.
Comment by Little Name Atheist on May 13, 2010 at 9:42am
Charles, I think there are other hissers in the animal kingdom, including the hissing cockroach. I can't think of others offhand. Oh, maybe the bride of Frankenstein.
Comment by Little Name Atheist on May 13, 2010 at 9:39am
You're welcome. Mistaking the stereotypical lisp for a hiss sounds possible.
Comment by The Flaming Pi on May 13, 2010 at 12:17am
Sorry about that, I meant to say "not including myself".
Comment by The Flaming Pi on May 13, 2010 at 12:16am
Well, that's three people (including myself) who have never heard of the "gay hiss" thing.

Thank you Daniel the Apostate, Grundgetta, and Charles H Downs. I'm convinced my friend was confusing the hiss and the lisp. He couldn't elaborate further. He simply thought there was some stereotype involving hissing. Thank you all, once again. I just needed a couple more people backing me on this.
 

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