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Old 15-05-2009, 15:25:25   #1
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Sol iz Gay

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/ma...lty-portsmouth

I struggle with this. A whole raft of laws argue that people should not be discriminated by their sexual orientation - how come, then, people can be prosecuted for calling someone gay!

Would someone get into trouble for calling a gay straight in Heaven?
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Old 15-05-2009, 15:40:00   #2
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Isn't identifying someone as gay discriminating by their sexual orientation?

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Old 15-05-2009, 15:57:17   #3
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every adjective or noun is discriminatory by definition, no?
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Old 15-05-2009, 16:01:32   #4
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Old 15-05-2009, 16:15:01   #5
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Maybe they're just describing them as happy?
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Old 15-05-2009, 16:15:25   #6
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every adjective or noun is discriminatory by definition, no?
What gets me is that a native Australian (aka Aboriginal) can call me a "white c@#t" (yes, had this happen to me) and it's nothing, but if I called him a "black c@#t" then I'm being racist.
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Old 15-05-2009, 16:18:13   #7
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Actually, maybe not. They got what they deserved basically.
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Old 15-05-2009, 16:21:28   #8
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Who? The Aborigines?
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Old 15-05-2009, 16:24:25   #9
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x-post city!

But yeah, double standards...
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Old 15-05-2009, 16:27:31   #10
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That's almost a 3 minute crosspost. You must be an even slower typer than I ever dreamed of.
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Old 15-05-2009, 17:40:54   #11
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People should be allowed to acknowledge discrimination. This is a color blind world, ignore everything!
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Old 15-05-2009, 17:58:35   #12
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That's almost a 3 minute crosspost. You must be an even slower typer than I ever dreamed of.
He's not a fast one-hand typist
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Old 15-05-2009, 22:55:17   #13
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That's almost a 3 minute crosspost. You must be an even slower typer than I ever dreamed of.
I was distracted by work!

You try posting while driving a bus, for example...
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Old 15-05-2009, 23:03:18   #14
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How about you wait until you get home. Don't worry, its not like we are missing much if you wait.
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Old 16-05-2009, 00:17:53   #15
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Mr Siriusly Sirius trying to be Mr Funny Fun...
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Old 16-05-2009, 01:29:14   #16
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I was distracted by work!

You try posting while driving a bus, for example...
Some people just can't take criticism.
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Old 16-05-2009, 09:48:54   #17
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Well, would they have been prosecuted if they sang "Sol plays like a woman"?
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Old 16-05-2009, 12:11:22   #18
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No because that would be true.
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Old 16-05-2009, 12:37:30   #19
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"Come on gay boy, that's my gay boy."

"Come on, that's my gay."

And the reply was:

"We find that the words used were in extremely bad taste, they were inappropriate, shocking and disgusting, and as such they were indecent."

Oh come on, they're more to be pitied. They're some of the lamest insults I've heard in quite some time!
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Old 16-05-2009, 12:39:30   #20
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"I felt totally victimised and helpless by the abuse I received on this day. It has had an effect on me personally and I do not want it to continue. I support the police in their action."
There, there. I'm sure the 100k a week or whatever he gets paid may act as some consolation...
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Old 16-05-2009, 17:13:11   #21
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exactly - the whole lameness of the story cracks me up - it's so gay
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Old 18-05-2009, 08:15:51   #22
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What gets me is that a native Australian (aka Aboriginal) can call me a "white c@#t" (yes, had this happen to me) and it's nothing, but if I called him a "black c@#t" then I'm being racist.
It's still racist for him to say that to you, the problem there is the enforcement is different which is probably not really fair but as a straight white male getting any kind of racist, sexist, sexualityist abuse will be so rare that you don't really need anyone to stick up for you. In fact you remember the one time it happened.
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Old 18-05-2009, 22:18:03   #23
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On reflection - As the great HARDMAN would say "homofobia iz gay"

Which puts him ahead of the crowd and that is a bit scary
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Old 19-05-2009, 03:21:40   #24
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He was always ahead of the crowd. A true visionary.

Jes jes, we are all gay twats now.
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Old 19-05-2009, 08:05:18   #25
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What trouble would I get in if I said "racists r gay"?
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Old 19-05-2009, 09:18:39   #26
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Is it racist to say "Gays suck"?
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Old 19-05-2009, 21:38:46   #27
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Is it more racist to say they swallow?
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