Donald R Barbera's Blog Posts Tagged 'gay' (6)

What Does Science Say (Part 4 & 5 Homosexuals)

Part 4&5

What Does Science Say?

In a famous letter to an American mother, world renowned psychiatrist Sigmund Freud, wrote in 1935: "Homosexuality is assuredly no advantage, but it is…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on November 24, 2014 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

Homosexuals (Part 2)

Part 2

Any Community, USA

In the United States, no welcome sign ever hung out for homosexuals, but they have been here since the nation began. Although no one ever said anything about it, homosexuals lived in my…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on November 19, 2014 at 9:30pm — 48 Comments

Homosexuals!

I wrote this piece as a freelance reporter for a black magazine six years ago. It was in response to homophobia in the black community and the reaction of the black church. Although this article was aimed at a particular audience, I believe what I found can be applied to any group or ethnicity. I wrote this article…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on November 17, 2014 at 8:30pm — 61 Comments

Off Side and Holding

 

In general, when it comes to women I am slow to recognize any signal even when as obvious as a stick in the eye. Being the typical dumb guy, that any woman would turn me down registered as a clear sign that I wasn't trying hard enough. After a woman told me, "I think you're an ass with no common sense.…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on August 7, 2012 at 4:28pm — 9 Comments

Chicken Little and Gay Skys

My heyday came and went years ago. It was a time when people were in the streets protesting the fat cats, the Vietnam War, and politicians. We were empowered to scare the shit out my father's generation that wanted everything to go back to the "Good Old Days." It didn't, at least temporarily. Now many of those that dodged the draft because of rich families have become the fat cats, the war mongers and politicians. Perhaps, that is merely the way of the world as the dregs always seem to make… Continue

Added by Donald R Barbera on August 3, 2012 at 5:51pm — 14 Comments

Negative Reaction to Presidents Stand on Gay Marriage Predictable

(this blog is longer than usual and I apologize for taking advantage of your better nature, but I think the negative reaction of many in the black community to the President's announcement uninformed, superstitious and unChristian.)



I'd like to say I'm surprised by the negative reaction many in the black community had to the President's announcement that he favored gay marriage, but I'm not. A recent Pew study indicated that the Black Church community was more opposed to these… Continue

Added by Donald R Barbera on May 11, 2012 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

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