Gay, Straight or Trans, Asks UK College

Gay, Straight or Trans, Asks UK College

There are 24 comments on the EDGE story from Sep 6, 2013, titled Gay, Straight or Trans, Asks UK College. In it, EDGE reports that:

A U.K. college has been under fire from LGBT groups after asking incoming freshman to mark down their sexual orientation on their college enrollment applications.

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christina

Mesa, AZ

#1 Sep 6, 2013
It's none of the college's business. What a load of garbage. Those people are paying for an education not to be harassed over who they are.

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#2 Sep 7, 2013
They need a check box called "NOYFB!"

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#3 Sep 7, 2013
Bureaucrats LOVE pigeonholes, AND trying to force living things to fit into them.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#4 Sep 7, 2013
Wow, what happened to gay pride? I would have no problem checking off straight.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#5 Sep 7, 2013
christina wrote:
It's none of the college's business. What a load of garbage. Those people are paying for an education not to be harassed over who they are.
I agree.
Boris

Tyumen, Russia

#6 Sep 7, 2013
I don't get it? You queers get mad if someone asks your orientation but then you "come out" and tell the entire world you're gay, you run around waving rainbow flags in everyone's face and have pride parades. Which one is it?
Boris

Tyumen, Russia

#7 Sep 7, 2013
snyper wrote:
They need a check box called "NOYFB!"
But I thought you wanted everyone to know you're a queer? Aren't you proud of it?
Boris

Tyumen, Russia

#8 Sep 7, 2013
christina wrote:
It's none of the college's business. What a load of garbage. Those people are paying for an education not to be harassed over who they are.
Aren't people going to figure it out when they see the rainbow flag plastered on your dorm room door?
Gays Run the World

Alpharetta, GA

#9 Sep 7, 2013
Boris wrote:
I don't get it? You queers get mad if someone asks your orientation but then you "come out" and tell the entire world you're gay, you run around waving rainbow flags in everyone's face and have pride parades. Which one is it?
Gays run the world
.
Now hiring breeders who will shutup and breed; dammit

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#10 Sep 7, 2013
Boris wrote:
I don't get it? You queers get mad if someone asks your orientation but then you "come out" and tell the entire world you're gay, you run around waving rainbow flags in everyone's face and have pride parades. Which one is it?
It's OUR choice. OURS.

Does your Dad go down on your mother before he puts it to her? Or does she do the openers? Enquiring minds want to know.

Feel like someone's privacy is violated?

One wonders why?

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#11 Sep 7, 2013
Boris wrote:
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But I thought you wanted everyone to know you're a queer? Aren't you proud of it?
My choice. Nobody else's.
Lamar

New York, NY

#12 Sep 7, 2013
snyper wrote:
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My choice. Nobody else's.
Better yet keep it in the closet where it belongs. NOBODY needs to know. I certainly don't want to know about it!

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#13 Sep 7, 2013
Lamar wrote:
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Better yet keep it in the closet where it belongs. NOBODY needs to know. I certainly don't want to know about it!
I don't think any of us want to keep you company. You can have it all to yourself.

“ WOOF ! ”

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Coolidge, AZ

#14 Sep 7, 2013
Lamar wrote:
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Better yet keep it in the closet where it belongs. NOBODY needs to know. I certainly don't want to know about it!
You remind me of that gay guy in those "Nerds" movies !

:)

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#16 Sep 8, 2013
The AssTroll Stopper wrote:
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Rainbow [email protected], you have more names than R1
But we all know who he is, and his names are funny.

You could learn something from him on that score.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#17 Sep 8, 2013
snyper wrote:
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It's OUR choice. OURS.
Easy one, don't check any of those boxes. It wasn't David Parker's choice to have gay story books forced on his 5 year old son in a Lexington public elementary school, why should you get a choice?
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#18 Sep 8, 2013
snyper wrote:
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It's OUR choice. OURS.
Does your Dad go down on your mother before he puts it to her? Or does she do the openers? Enquiring minds want to know.
Feel like someone's privacy is violated?
One wonders why?
Does your Dad go down on your mother before he puts it to her?
C'mon, that question wasn't on the form. I wouldn't hesitate to check off straight. I have straight pride.

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#20 Sep 8, 2013
Hans wrote:
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Seems like he's ashamed to check 'homosexual'. I mean if I was a queer I would be ashamed too but I thought they were proud? Just saying.
You don't believe in privacy?

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#22 Sep 8, 2013
Wondering wrote:
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Easy one, don't check any of those boxes. It wasn't David Parker's choice to have gay story books forced on his 5 year old son in a Lexington public elementary school, why should you get a choice?
Which books?

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#23 Sep 8, 2013
Pierre wrote:
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Absolutely! I also believe people should keep their sexual kinks to themselves and those they're involved with and not run around broadcasting it to the world (i.e. gay pride parades, coming out in the media, etc.)
I'm straight but I don't have bumper sticker on my car stating that fact.
It's the only way to get the discrimination and abuses to stop.

Stop those and the rest goes away.

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