Op-ed: It's Time to Take Gay Bars Out...

Op-ed: It's Time to Take Gay Bars Outside of the Gayborhood

There are 24 comments on the Advocate story from Aug 25, 2014, titled Op-ed: It's Time to Take Gay Bars Outside of the Gayborhood. In it, Advocate reports that:

Understandably, the LGBT community has created strongholds in urban environments where strength in numbers offers inhabitants a voice as well as safety.

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Gremlin

Louisville, KY

#1 Aug 25, 2014
Go, gay rights, GO!!!!!
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#2 Aug 25, 2014
Opening more gay bars will just serve to supercharge the HIV infection rate.
Gremlin

Louisville, KY

#3 Aug 25, 2014
Wondering wrote:
Opening more gay bars will just serve to supercharge the HIV infection rate.
Isn't it time for you to polish your jackboots, Adolph?

TomInElPaso

“Impeach the reality show actor”

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#4 Aug 25, 2014
Wondering wrote:
Opening more gay bars will just serve to supercharge the HIV infection rate.
And fire hydrants cause fires. Damned idiot!

“Equality marches on! ”

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#5 Aug 25, 2014
TomInElPaso wrote:
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And fire hydrants cause fires. Damned idiot!
Aren't we blessed that he takes time from his active/fulfilling straight life to post his gems of wisdom here on the gay threadsÂ….24/7?
Doctor Snapfinger

Alpharetta, GA

#6 Aug 25, 2014
Wondering wrote:
Opening more gay bars will just serve to supercharge the HIV infection rate.
We're switching to ebola
.
It wipes out the homophobe population faster
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All they have to do is spout malarkey from the evangelical fundamentalist 'bible'; and ZAP!
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They're toast
Jeffreys Little Munchkin

Alpharetta, GA

#7 Aug 25, 2014
NE Jade wrote:
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Aren't we blessed that he takes time from his active/fulfilling straight life to post his gems of wisdom here on the gay threadsÂ….24/7?
We're providing an important public service
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We're keeping him busy so he doesn't eat his victims

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#8 Aug 25, 2014
Back on topic, this article is a bit too smug. So what? There have been gay bars in many downtowns for years, often serving an "after work" crowd. If these guys really want to do something new, they could open a gay bar in a suburb where none exist or in a middle class but ethnically minority area.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#9 Aug 25, 2014
NE Jade wrote:
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Aren't we blessed that he takes time from his active/fulfilling straight life to post his gems of wisdom here on the gay threadsÂ….24/7?
It's far from 24/7 but yes you are.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#10 Aug 25, 2014
Wondering wrote:
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It's far from 24/7 but yes you are.
Yes. We are blessed with Jade's posts too. They are often very amusing in their child like simplicity. Such as when he calls me a cripple and calls my houseboat a ramp to a raft because I am straight.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#11 Aug 25, 2014
JohnInToronto wrote:
Back on topic, this article is a bit too smug. So what? There have been gay bars in many downtowns for years, often serving an "after work" crowd. If these guys really want to do something new, they could open a gay bar in a suburb where none exist or in a middle class but ethnically minority area.
That's because Canada is very gay.
Mitt s Baptism of Corpses

Philadelphia, PA

#12 Aug 25, 2014
Wondering wrote:
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It's far from 24/7 but yes you are.
Name any hobby you spend more time on than you spend defaming lgbt people and getting every basic fact wrong.

You can't. There aren't that many hours in a day.
Currywurst

Plano, TX

#14 Aug 25, 2014
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
Anyone know?
I know...

...that you're kray-zee!
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#15 Aug 25, 2014
Currywurst wrote:
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I know...
...that you're kray-zee!
They did it because I am kray-zee eh? What's kray-zee?

“Equality marches on! ”

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#20 Aug 25, 2014
Currywurst wrote:
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I know...
...that you're kray-zee!
Just when I think the old fool can't crawl any lower, he tops it with posting that the beheading of a journalist was murder sparked by crazed gays. Sad what some people do to seek attention. He will claim it was all in drunken fun, a couple "yuk, yuks and good times" and off he obsessively will go to post and beat his dead polygamy pony.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#21 Aug 25, 2014
NE Jade wrote:
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Just when I think the old fool can't crawl any lower, he tops it with posting that the beheading of a journalist was murder sparked by crazed gays. Sad what some people do to seek attention. He will claim it was all in drunken fun, a couple "yuk, yuks and good times" and off he obsessively will go to post and beat his dead polygamy pony.
YUK!YUK!YUK! Ah good times! Crazed. Not crazy. I'm crazy. They're crazed. There IS a difference.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#22 Aug 25, 2014
NE Jade wrote:
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Just when I think the old fool ...bla bla bla.... Sad...

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#23 Aug 26, 2014
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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That's because Canada is very gay.
My comment pertained to the US, where I lived for 52 years, squirrel brain.

“Equality marches on! ”

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#24 Aug 26, 2014
JohnInToronto wrote:
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My comment pertained to the US, where I lived for 52 years, squirrel brain.
He will sober up and get it later!
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#25 Aug 26, 2014
JohnInToronto wrote:
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My comment pertained to the US, where I lived for 52 years, squirrel brain.
Still. Canada is a very gay country.

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