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Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage
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Thanks for the laugh, Sentient Biped.
I'm so dizzy.
Here's a pic:
I stil like mine better. I mean, look and Leyva's lips. So kissable!
Oh my goodness, look what I just found. Scoot over Danell:
I think I'm about to faint.
Josh Dixon, openly gay olympic gymnastic hopeful
Gymnist Danell Leyva. Too cute. I'm in love, again.
thugs beat gay man on camera in Ukraine. It makes me wonder, if LGBT people are doing so much damage to the world - as homophobes insist - why is it always LGBT people who get beaten and murdered? Im not promoting eye for eye, and I'm antiviolent, but seems to me that the homophobes and christians and muslims and orthodox jews are a culture of hate and violence.
12 reasons marriage equality will ruin society....
I'm going to think about this the next time I am kissing a gay man. It's going to seem so much hotter:)
I agree. Disgusting. By his logic, (of which he has NONE), he also needs to include straight people, because last I knew, straight people had all the babies, know what I mean? What a douche!
Dominic, thank you for your thoughtful input!
It's interesting to look at perspective. In the 2nd to oldest comment page (currently page 159) you'll see the originator's rationale in naming the group. The reason it fell to this group was, at the time the groups were merged, this one had triple the number of members of the other groups (which disbanded), but most members were in all 3 of the LGBTQI groups. Members voted with their group membership as to what name the group would have. The LGBTQ (and now I) designation was added to emphasize inclusion. The originators of all 3 groups are long gone, most likely from lack of interest, busy lives, or other reasons.
The originator of this group, as noted next to the name, is Claire. She's been away 4 years, and did not respond to outreach when the groups merged, or after that. The way Ning is set up, the group originator (creator, to be almost theist) remains even if they are dead (like this group whose creator is dead but his group and profile page live on) .
As Dominic states, the intent is always to be inclusive and welcoming of gender identities / sexual identities / orientations. That was also the intent of the group creator, who was (a) not American and (b) was a woman. I don't know if she identified as Lesbian, bi, trans, intersex, questioning, or friendly. As such, the group name was not from an American, male, perspective.
That inclusiveness is meant to evolve. In this process I did note the group description was more inclusive than the group name, and modified the name accordingly. That change not only encourages inclusion, but also prompts questions that lead to better inclusion. Inclusion also builds community, and results in more interesting conversation and a larger pool of people.
That inclusiveness is also meant to cross borders, be inclusive of people of all races, ethnicity, religious origins. Discussions or comments may be affected by the experience or interests or identity or community of the person who posted, as long as they are reasonably respectful, meet the Ning Terms of Service, and are relevant to the group. As moderator I have never removed a comment or asked for someone to do so. I do take the liberty to express my opinion, which I usually put a fair amount of thought into.
For that matter, any nontheists are welcome regardless of whether they define themselves as atheist.
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