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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Nov. 27th, 2012 @ 12:20 AM Reply

At 11/26/12 09:55 PM, Scarface wrote: Well that's great that they're so open minded about it.

Yeah, they hosted my sister's (now ex) girlfriend a couple times. My dad still gets somewhat grossed out by the idea of two men having sex; he turned off an episode of Game of Thrones when the gay sex scene came up. But I'm fairly certain he doesn't have an actual problem with it. Both of my parents are very into religion but not in the orthodox way. They're just really into spirituality, and as far as they've said, they believe that homosexuality is part of God's plan for humanity.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Nov. 27th, 2012 @ 06:38 AM Reply

At 11/27/12 12:20 AM, InsertFunnyUserName wrote: Both of my parents are very into religion but not in the orthodox way. They're just really into spirituality, and as far as they've said, they believe that homosexuality is part of God's plan for humanity.

I've never really heard of religious people thinking that way before. Then again, I'm not too religious, so I'm probably a little out of the loop lol.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Nov. 27th, 2012 @ 10:52 AM Reply

At 11/27/12 06:38 AM, Scarface wrote:
At 11/27/12 12:20 AM, InsertFunnyUserName wrote: Both of my parents are very into religion but not in the orthodox way. They're just really into spirituality, and as far as they've said, they believe that homosexuality is part of God's plan for humanity.
I've never really heard of religious people thinking that way before. Then again, I'm not too religious, so I'm probably a little out of the loop lol.

The two Christians I know are both fine with the idea of homosexuality. Then again, it's the UK, so the Church of England is probably slightly different to Catholicism. Most of the really horrible quotes I've read from the bible are from the NAB translation.

Then again, in England, you can't get married; it's civil partnership. So I guess there's pros and cons on both sides.

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 1st, 2012 @ 11:55 PM Reply

At 11/17/12 08:43 AM, SG3 wrote: So, apparently Uganda is proposing to pass a bill in 2013 that would make homosexuality punishable by death. Even worse, the country's homophobia was supposedly exacerbated by American evangelist Christian missionaries preaching the horrors of being gay. Anyone hear anything about this?

I find it genuinely terrifying that, on a global level, LGBT people are vastly outnumbered by those who utterly despise them. Gives me an inferiority complex just thinking about it.

I hate Missionaries. They destroy cultures. And now they facilitate horrible things like this. Omg they are the scum of the Earth!
I got an email about that too. It's so horrible, I hope it doesn't pass, it's disgusting. Committing a crime is one thing, but getting killed for something like that...didn't Hitler try that once? Oh dear bog.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 5th, 2012 @ 12:06 AM Reply

At 7/17/08 06:42 PM, Mechanical-Mistress wrote: Because it's a club for Gays and Bis. Use common sense.

And here I thought Gays were AGAINST discrimination based on sexual preference...

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 5th, 2012 @ 06:42 AM Reply

At 12/5/12 12:06 AM, LemonCrush wrote:
At 7/17/08 06:42 PM, Mechanical-Mistress wrote: Because it's a club for Gays and Bis. Use common sense.
And here I thought Gays were AGAINST discrimination based on sexual preference...

We are, that guy's a fucking moron. You're more than welcome to post here so long as you don't spam.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 6th, 2012 @ 03:46 AM Reply

At 12/5/12 12:06 AM, LemonCrush wrote:
At 7/17/08 06:42 PM, Mechanical-Mistress wrote: Because it's a club for Gays and Bis. Use common sense.
And here I thought Gays were AGAINST discrimination based on sexual preference...

Holy shit, you quoting that 2008 post compelled me to take a glance at the front page, and seeing all of the old users I used to know slammed me into a wall of nostalgia. 2008 was my peak time on here. But anyway, don't worry, that's not an actual rule. It was just a debate that spawned out of me (OP is my alt) not thinking about how I was writing the opening post. My fourteen year old self at the time spent all of a few minutes on that post. Funfact: I didn't think the thread would make it passed page 5, which is why I made it on an alt because at the time I cared about whether I would feel silly if the club failed under the name of my main account. Okay, this post is rambling and rambling. It's almost 4am, and I've been doing calculus for five hours, so excuse the ramble.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 6th, 2012 @ 06:08 AM Reply

At 12/6/12 03:46 AM, InsertFunnyUserName wrote: Excuse the ramble.

Your rambles sustain me.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 7th, 2012 @ 01:31 PM Reply

At 12/5/12 12:06 AM, LemonCrush wrote: And here I thought Gays were AGAINST discrimination based on sexual preference...

lol @ trying to use a four-year-old post on Newgrounds to prove a political point about homosexuals in general.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 7th, 2012 @ 04:57 PM Reply

I had no idea that the OP was with us the whole entire time.

Why did you abandon your account?

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 7th, 2012 @ 05:02 PM Reply

At 12/7/12 04:57 PM, Painbringer wrote: I had no idea that the OP was with us the whole entire time.

Why did you abandon your account?

Where?


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 7th, 2012 @ 05:50 PM Reply

At 12/7/12 05:02 PM, Confucianism wrote: Where?

IFUN is claiming to be the OP.

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 8th, 2012 @ 08:00 AM Reply

At 12/7/12 05:50 PM, Painbringer wrote: IFUN is claiming to be the OP.

Whose IFUN?


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 8th, 2012 @ 10:41 AM Reply

At 12/8/12 10:22 AM, Provoke wrote: InsertFunnyUsernameHere.

Is that so. How droll.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 8th, 2012 @ 03:38 PM Reply

At 12/8/12 10:22 AM, Provoke wrote: InsertFunnyUsernameHere.

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 11th, 2012 @ 07:57 PM Reply

Looks like England's set to have gay marriage legalised by 2015. But the Church Of England has explicitly opted out of the law, so it will be illegal for them to perform ceremonies, considered an impingement on religious freedoms.

Sounds like good news. I didn't know that so many British Conservatives are opposed to gay marriage, though. The majority of my family are Tories and they're all strongly in favour of it.

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 11th, 2012 @ 08:02 PM Reply

At 12/11/12 07:57 PM, SG3 wrote: Looks like England's set to have gay marriage legalised by 2015. But the Church Of England has explicitly opted out of the law, so it will be illegal for them to perform ceremonies, considered an impingement on religious freedoms.

Why should churches be forced to perform ceremonies that they do not believe in?

It is fair enough that ceremonies be allowed to be performed everywhere else.

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 11th, 2012 @ 08:49 PM Reply

At 12/11/12 08:02 PM, Painbringer wrote:
At 12/11/12 07:57 PM, SG3 wrote: Looks like England's set to have gay marriage legalised by 2015. But the Church Of England has explicitly opted out of the law, so it will be illegal for them to perform ceremonies, considered an impingement on religious freedoms.
Why should churches be forced to perform ceremonies that they do not believe in?

It is fair enough that ceremonies be allowed to be performed everywhere else.

That's really why they put that law in place; so they aren't pressured into marrying gay people when they don't want to.

I don't really have a problem with that. I mean, it sucks that they still refuse to accept gay marriage / gayness in general (I think there are a lot of followers who are actively rejecting the entire legislation, and don't want gay marriage, period), but I guess they have that right.

One problem is that this makes it illegal for any Church of England churches marrying gay people, including those who aren't opposed to gay marriage. There are a some Church of England members who are fine with homosexuality, and didn't get a say in this law. The division wasn't factored in because the church doesn't vote for stuff like this; interaction with the government is mainly done by high-ranking members of the church, who typically have more conservative views on gay marriage.

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 13th, 2012 @ 01:05 AM Reply

At 12/7/12 05:50 PM, Painbringer wrote: IFUN is claiming to be the OP.

That I am. It was always an alt. There was a while I pretended that it wasn't, and I'm not entirely sure why.

At 12/11/12 07:57 PM, SG3 wrote: Looks like England's set to have gay marriage legalised by 2015.

Good to hear it.

But the Church Of England has explicitly opted out of the law, so it will be illegal for them to perform ceremonies, considered an impingement on religious freedoms.

Unless I'm not understanding this it right, it seems like there should be a better way of resolving that legislation. All religious groups have variations in what their follows believe. They all have factions. The fact that the leaders of the religion are opposed to gay marriage shouldn't get in the way of the desire of the more progressive faction to participate in the law. It's not a problem over here in Massachusetts. Individual churches decide whether or not they want to preform homosexual weddings, and it works fine. I suppose this may have been some sort of political compromise to get the law passed. It just seems like having all churches in the Church of England unable to opt in will only hold back progress.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 13th, 2012 @ 07:57 AM Reply

At 12/13/12 01:05 AM, O0-0O-O0-0O wrote: England unable to opt in will only hold back progress.
England will only hold back progress.
England- progress.

We still have a bloody royal family. How bloody backwards is that. We're not living in the middle ages anymore for fucks sake.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 14th, 2012 @ 01:50 PM Reply

Stephen Fry is so amazing wouldn't you say? He's one of my favorite people in the whole world.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 14th, 2012 @ 04:35 PM Reply

At 12/14/12 03:49 PM, Provoke wrote:
At 12/14/12 01:50 PM, Confucianism wrote: Stephen Fry is so amazing wouldn't you say? He's one of my favorite people in the whole world.
I agree extremely, stephen fry is just marvellous in every way.

In every way.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 14th, 2012 @ 05:03 PM Reply

I'm going to laugh if the U.S. Supreme Court rules pop 8 unconstitutional and subsequently rules that gay marriage is a fundamental right granted by the 14th amendment.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 14th, 2012 @ 05:15 PM Reply

At 12/14/12 05:03 PM, Light wrote: I'm going to laugh if the U.S. Supreme Court rules pop 8 unconstitutional and subsequently rules that gay marriage is a fundamental right granted by the 14th amendment.

And we'll all be laughing with you. Good times.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 14th, 2012 @ 06:47 PM Reply

At 12/14/12 01:50 PM, Confucianism wrote: Stephen Fry is so amazing wouldn't you say? He's one of my favorite people in the whole world.

Stephen Fry is brilliant. I love his sketch show with Hugh Laurie.

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 15th, 2012 @ 07:35 AM Reply

At 12/14/12 06:47 PM, SG3 wrote: Stephen Fry is brilliant. I love his sketch show with Hugh Laurie.

A bit of Fry and Laurie. Yeah, that was great. Jeeves and Wooster was good too.

If I had the kind of grip on the English language that Mr Fry has, I would use it as he does.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 16th, 2012 @ 12:34 PM Reply

So...this club is basically this forum?

I'm gay...can I come in?

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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 16th, 2012 @ 01:02 PM Reply

At 12/16/12 12:34 PM, ZipZipper wrote: So...this club is basically this forum?

No. This club is apart of the forum.

I'm gay...can I come in?

I would like to tell you to come outside, but I'd prefer you didn't come at all.
However if you would like to join then that would be acceptable.


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 16th, 2012 @ 01:07 PM Reply

At 12/16/12 01:02 PM, Confucianism wrote:
At 12/16/12 12:34 PM, ZipZipper wrote: So...this club is basically this forum?
No. This club is apart of the forum.

I'm gay...can I come in?
I would like to tell you to come outside, but I'd prefer you didn't come at all.
However if you would like to join then that would be acceptable.

This makes me feel unwelcome :(


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Response to Newgrounds Gay/bisexual Users Club Dec. 16th, 2012 @ 01:25 PM Reply

At 12/16/12 01:07 PM, ZipZipper wrote: This makes me feel unwelcome :(

Then you're a bigger woman than I am.

But you can join. You should join.


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