Gay-Straight Alliance working for equality at Southeast Missouri State University

Apr 12, 2013 Full story: Missourian 76

Gay-rights organizations fighting for equality are not in abundance. But there is a group at Southeast Missouri State University that is trying to make the lives of gay and lesbian students no different from those of their heterosexual counterparts.

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Ron Burgundy

Wood River, IL

#1 Apr 13, 2013
*Fart*

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#2 Apr 13, 2013
Good accept people and their sexuality. Those who condemn people on what they are into are the evil ones in this world.

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#4 Apr 13, 2013
Guest wrote:
They and all of their supporters ought to be shipped to San Francisco and banned from returning to Missouri!
No let then come here and froloic. If that means no more homophobes then thats excellent.

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#5 Apr 13, 2013
codemaster802 wrote:
<quoted text>No let then come here and froloic. If that means no more homophobes then thats excellent.
*them. srry i dispise using a touch screen to type.
you know?

O Fallon, MO

#6 Apr 13, 2013
Yes it's really much easier AND more Christian to be NICE to people!

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#7 Apr 13, 2013
[QUOTE who="you know?"]Yes it's really much easier AND more Christian to be NICE to people![/QUOTE]
Not all christians are bad. If some christians Were more accepting of someones sexuality we would have less anti homophobes.
Guestzero

United States

#8 Apr 13, 2013
Equality is cool, so are bow ties.
xman

Jonesboro, AR

#9 Apr 14, 2013
homophobia seldom exists. it's a term generated to blast others with. beats me why any hetero buys into it.

Since: Mar 07

Drakes Branch, VA

#10 Apr 14, 2013
xman wrote:
homophobia seldom exists. it's a term generated to blast others with. beats me why any hetero buys into it.
Oh, it exists.

But it's getting more rare as time goes on.
Its real

Dexter, MO

#11 Apr 14, 2013
Homophobia is definitely real. I hear it everyday at work. So is racism. It's amazing what you'll hear when you're a straight married white guy working with a bunch of straight married white guys. Most of em are, well simply put, pigs.
Part Timer

Saint Louis, MO

#12 Apr 15, 2013
Its real wrote:
Homophobia is definitely real. I hear it everyday at work. So is racism. It's amazing what you'll hear when you're a straight married white guy working with a bunch of straight married white guys. Most of em are, well simply put, pigs.
Homophobia is a made up word that is used improperly all the time. Phobia is a fear of something, the people who do not agree with gay lifestyle are NOT afraid of gay people, they simply disagree with what they do, so I would even say hate them, but they are NOT afraid of them, therefore it is not a Phobia. They are also NOT ignorant which gay people like to call them, Ignorance is a lack of knowledge on a subject, and it is not that they lack knowledge, again they do NOT AGREE with you, that is not ignorance. So Please all you LGBT folks, try to use proper English from now on, K?
actually...

United States

#13 Apr 15, 2013
We really have more important things to worry about than impressing you with our grammar skills, now don't we? I don't care what you call it, it's wrong, and history will show it as such! Bigotry will never win, no matter the belief or reasoning behind it.
Guestzero

Kansas City, MO

#14 Apr 15, 2013
Part Timer wrote:
<quoted text>Homophobia is a made up word that is used improperly all the time. Phobia is a fear of something, the people who do not agree with gay lifestyle are NOT afraid of gay people, they simply disagree with what they do, so I would even say hate them, but they are NOT afraid of them, therefore it is not a Phobia. They are also NOT ignorant which gay people like to call them, Ignorance is a lack of knowledge on a subject, and it is not that they lack knowledge, again they do NOT AGREE with you, that is not ignorance. So Please all you LGBT folks, try to use proper English from now on, K?
Websters defines homophobia as the irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals.

So yes, it's a real word, try to learn proper English, K?
Its real

Dexter, MO

#15 Apr 15, 2013
Part Timer wrote:
<quoted text>Homophobia is a made up word that is used improperly all the time. Phobia is a fear of something, the people who do not agree with gay lifestyle are NOT afraid of gay people, they simply disagree with what they do, so I would even say hate them, but they are NOT afraid of them, therefore it is not a Phobia. They are also NOT ignorant which gay people like to call them, Ignorance is a lack of knowledge on a subject, and it is not that they lack knowledge, again they do NOT AGREE with you, that is not ignorance. So Please all you LGBT folks, try to use proper English from now on, K?
You wrote all that just so you don't have to admit that you're scared of what you don't understand.
Yes you nincompoop, homophobia is real....you are a perfect example of one.
Its real

United States

#18 Apr 15, 2013
Lou wrote:
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BRAVO!!!
Very well said and 100% spot on!!!
Sure, from a homophobic point of view fool.
Sprung

United States

#19 Apr 15, 2013
Is your organization sponsoring the HIV screening at the university? You should be involved as the very behavior you are advocating is chiefly responsible for the epidemic, and its drain of resources away from research for other diseases.
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Cape Girardeau, MO

#21 Apr 16, 2013
Sprung wrote:
Is your organization sponsoring the HIV screening at the university? You should be involved as the very behavior you are advocating is chiefly responsible for the epidemic, and its drain of resources away from research for other diseases.
Anyone with a high school education should have learned in a basic science class that BODY FLUID TRANSMISSION is responsible for spreading STD's, including HIV. IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT GENDER YOU ARE. So are you homophobic or just stupid?
Part Timer

Saint Louis, MO

#22 Apr 16, 2013
Guestzero wrote:
<quoted text>
Websters defines homophobia as the irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals.
So yes, it's a real word, try to learn proper English, K?
Hey Rump ranger Webster defines Phobia as ": an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation " We are nor afraid of you, we are grossed out by you.
Part Timer

Saint Louis, MO

#23 Apr 16, 2013
[QUOTE who="actually..."] <quoted text>
Anyone with a high school education should have learned in a basic science class that BODY FLUID TRANSMISSION is responsible for spreading STD's, including HIV. IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT GENDER YOU ARE. So are you homophobic or just stupid?[/QUOTE] It is a FACT that when you have male homosexual intercourse the transmission is much higher because the body is not meant to work that way, and it often causes bleeding which makes transmission much more likely. So in fact you may not like it, but he is right. You can get mad and berate me all you want, it still doesn't make you right.

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#24 Apr 16, 2013
Part Timer wrote:
[QUOTE who="actually..."] <quoted text>
Anyone with a high school education should have learned in a basic science class that BODY FLUID TRANSMISSION is responsible for spreading STD's, including HIV. IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT GENDER YOU ARE. So are you homophobic or just stupid? "

It is a FACT that when you have male homosexual intercourse the transmission is much higher because the body is not meant to work that way, and it often causes bleeding which makes transmission much more likely. So in fact you may not like it, but he is right. You can get mad and berate me all you want, it still doesn't make you right.
yeah you probally bleed the first time but as it keeps happening that will no longer happen.

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