Being Opposed To Same-Sex Marriage As...

Being Opposed To Same-Sex Marriage As Courageous As Being Openly Gay?

There are 16 comments on the lezgetreal.com story from Jun 16, 2013, titled Being Opposed To Same-Sex Marriage As Courageous As Being Openly Gay?. In it, lezgetreal.com reports that:

A writer at the Spectator speculates that being vocally opposed to gay marriage is as courageous as being openly gay just without the beatings (warning)

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“Building Better Worlds”

Since: May 13

Europa

#1 Jun 16, 2013
I'm vocally opposed to black marriage (It's not very popular anyways, and only a small minority of Americans engage in it).

“Common courtesy, isn't”

Since: Nov 07

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#2 Jun 16, 2013
There's no "courage" involved in wanting to strip a group of people of their constitutional rights. That's like saying slaveholders were "courageous", or that people who denied women the right to vote were "courageous."

Bull puckey.

This ridiculous trend in which oppressors and bigots try to claim the righteous mantle of victimhood is offensive and insane. There is no moral excuse for discrimination or oppression. None.
Sir Andrew

Honolulu, HI

#3 Jun 16, 2013
Whoever gave the bad marks to Europa's post above? He was clearly mocking the arguments of the antigay groups with a piece of satire. How could anyone misinterpret that?

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#4 Jun 16, 2013
Sir Andrew wrote:
Whoever gave the bad marks to Europa's post above? He was clearly mocking the arguments of the antigay groups with a piece of satire. How could anyone misinterpret that?
That's just a coward who can't just make a comment!!!

Frankly, I don't let the icons bother me......if we get bad one's we obviously have hit a nerve with them!!!

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#5 Jun 16, 2013
These ant-gay marriage people are the whiniest bunch of imbeciles on the face of the earth, now that they are losing.

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#6 Jun 16, 2013
Europa Report wrote:
I'm vocally opposed to black marriage (It's not very popular anyways, and only a small minority of Americans engage in it).
Now THAT was funny !!!!
ROFL !!!!

Really, one of your best!

OK. There aren't all that many, but still.

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#7 Jun 16, 2013
Charles Moore has very Distorted Thinking processes.

I mean that Clinically.

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Since: Oct 08

I Am What I Am.

#8 Jun 17, 2013
Another frickin' bully trying to make his own kind look like victims. Pathetic!

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#9 Jun 17, 2013
Being vocal about wanting to harm others is hardly "courageous". What idiot would think it was?

“Equality First”

Since: Jan 09

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#11 Jun 17, 2013
Wolfgang E B wrote:
Another frickin' bully trying to make his own kind look like victims. Pathetic!
In a way, they are victims. Victims not of the G & L community, but rather of their own fear and ignorance. The only problem is, their fear and ignorance extends the harm to others. Misery loves company, you know.
Dan

Omaha, NE

#12 Jun 17, 2013
Moreso, today, to be publicly opposed to SSM than to be openly gay.

Example:

Jason Collins. He came out, got a call from the President, et. al, was subject to general public acclaim for his courage, honesty, pick one.

Those opposed to SSM get grilled on CNN and hissed at by the host, celebrity co-host and audience.(Ryan Anderson on CNN's Piers Morgan show, 3/26/13.
Allen

Louisville, KY

#13 Jun 19, 2013
JohnInToronto wrote:
These ant-gay marriage people are the whiniest bunch of imbeciles on the face of the earth, now that they are losing.
They don't like gay marriage because it shatters thier pathetic delusion that "straight is superior."

“Common courtesy, isn't”

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#15 Jun 19, 2013
Dan wrote:
Moreso, today, to be publicly opposed to SSM than to be openly gay.
Example:
Jason Collins. He came out, got a call from the President, et. al, was subject to general public acclaim for his courage, honesty, pick one.
Those opposed to SSM get grilled on CNN and hissed at by the host, celebrity co-host and audience.(Ryan Anderson on CNN's Piers Morgan show, 3/26/13.
Your logic is grossly distorted.

There are any number of people that, if they were interviewed on CNN, might be greeted with disdain and hostility by the host, co-host, and audience. The Boston bomber would be one; Casey Anthony, another; Charles Manson, a third; the Grand Wizard of the KKK, a fourth. You get the point.

None of these people are "courageous". All have affronted common human decency by their hateful, insane behavior and attitudes; all have attempted to justify themselves in the court of public opinion and been found lacking. They are simply reaping what they have sown by their own hands.
Sir Andrew

Honolulu, HI

#17 Jun 19, 2013
The Shadow wrote:
It's more courageous, because when you oppose gay marriage, you'll not only be called a bigot but run the risk of being discriminated against in politics, businesses, and at the work place. There's no freedom of opinion unless you gay.
So you "run the risk of being discriminated against" in your laundry list of activities if you demonstrate that you're a bigot. As to ACTUALLY being discriminated against in all those areas if you're openly gay in more than half of these united states. I have no more sympathy for what you bigots are going through than I have for members of the KKK and their ilk who feel they're discriminated against if they voice their opinions on gays, blacks, Latinos, Jews, Catholics and on and on.'' So quit whining and join the true Master RaceĀ—the Human Race.

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#18 Jun 19, 2013
The Shadow wrote:
It's more courageous, because when you oppose gay marriage, you'll not only be called a bigot but run the risk of being discriminated against in politics, businesses, and at the work place. There's no freedom of opinion unless you gay.
Welcome to what we have lived under your gentle rulership. That, and evictions, dispossessions, abuse, mayhem, arsons, and murder.

" ... When I was hungry you did not feed me. When I was naked you did not clothe me. When I was sick you did not tend me. When I was imprisoned ... " You guys DID IT, and more!

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Get your priorities correct, boyo.
Sir Andrew

Honolulu, HI

#20 Jun 19, 2013
TrueBlood wrote:
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That's because you're a BIGOT
Oh, ouch. That hurt me so much and the tears are flowing freely. Moron.

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