One in four young gay people assaulted

One in four young gay people assaulted

There are 14 comments on the The Independent story from Nov 3, 2012, titled One in four young gay people assaulted. In it, The Independent reports that:

Research highlighting the problems of growing up as a homosexual also shows that one in two of the youngsters self-harm Emily Dugan is a news reporter for the The Independent on Sunday.

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“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#1 Nov 4, 2012
1/4? Horrible statistics...at least this will bring a little more attention to the issue.
Pierre

France

#2 Nov 4, 2012
Who cares!
Allen

Hermitage, PA

#3 Nov 4, 2012
Further proof of how evil breeders are.
GayleJane

London, UK

#4 Nov 4, 2012
Pierre wrote:
Who cares!
We should all care when another fellow human is assaulted regardless of any circumstances or whatever...to express your sentiments is only to confirm that humanity has so me way to go in evolving beyond the animal state....

“Child of the Universe”

Since: Aug 09

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

#5 Nov 4, 2012
GayleJane wrote:
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We should all care when another fellow human is assaulted regardless of any circumstances or whatever...to express your sentiments is only to confirm that humanity has so me way to go in evolving beyond the animal state....
Animals do not exhibit homophobia...

“Child of the Universe”

Since: Aug 09

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

#6 Nov 4, 2012
Pierre wrote:
Who cares!
If only we Canadians had said that about you when Germany invaded France. Twice.
GayleJane

London, UK

#7 Nov 4, 2012
Leftatalbuquerque wrote:
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Animals do not exhibit homophobia...
Agreed.
Which is why we as human animals have a long way to go
Cultural constructs and the erroneous belief in heteronormative superiority underlie homophobic behaviours ...sadly.
We may well remember a quote (unknown but salient given the context)
"Culture, the bridge between the deepest of lies with the shallowest of truths"
Back to the original post...clearly stated...no one should be subject to violence for sexual orientation or gender or gender identity...full stop.
Here2Help

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Nov 4, 2012
Pierre wrote:
Who cares!
Just watch, the queers will try to get Jerry Sandusky pardoned.
That's just what queers are and what they believe in.
Allen

Hermitage, PA

#9 Nov 4, 2012
Here2Help wrote:
<quoted text>Just watch, the queers will try to get Jerry Sandusky pardoned.
That's just what queers are and what they believe in.
Liar.
JrEsq

United States

#10 Nov 4, 2012
Leftatalbuquerque wrote:
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Animals do not exhibit homophobia...
The lesser animals that demonstrate homosexual tendencies have no ability to impact their species. Human homosexuals have that capability, and that is the danger they present to society.

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#11 Nov 4, 2012
fr Here2Help:

>Just watch, the queers will try to get Jerry Sandusky pardoned.
That's just what queers are and what they believe in.<

Prove it. Use VERIFIABLE and RELIABLE news items to cite your sources.

Then, grow UP. Act your age, not your shoe size.

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#12 Nov 4, 2012
JrEsq wrote:
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The lesser animals that demonstrate homosexual tendencies have no ability to impact their species. Human homosexuals have that capability, and that is the danger they present to society.
Sure, you go ahead and provide any credible source to back up your insane claims.
I bet you're also one of those people that believe we'll never see 2013.

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#13 Nov 5, 2012
JrEsq wrote:
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The lesser animals that demonstrate homosexual tendencies have no ability to impact their species. Human homosexuals have that capability, and that is the danger they present to society.
More silliness from an irrational troll.
GayleJane

UK

#14 Nov 5, 2012
JrEsq wrote:
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The lesser animals that demonstrate homosexual tendencies have no ability to impact their species. Human homosexuals have that capability, and that is the danger they present to society.
Bonobo chimps are very fluid and flexible in their sexuality...fact.
As Wildlife narrator n author David Attenborough noted...Chimpanzee's share 98% DNA with humans...do does that make chimpanzees 98% human or ...make humans 98% chimpanzee ?

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