FUN. raises awareness and funds while...

FUN. raises awareness and funds while on tour

There are 13 comments on the WGIR-AM Manchester story from Sep 10, 2013, titled FUN. raises awareness and funds while on tour. In it, WGIR-AM Manchester reports that:

In October 2012, FUN. teamed up with fashion designer, Rachel Antonoff to create The Ally Coalition in hopes of raising awareness for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning/queer community.

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“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#1 Sep 10, 2013
i HATE this ! Can't we have just ONE simple, short, easy to spell word for "the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning/queer community" ???!!!

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#2 Sep 10, 2013
I suggest we pick just ONE letter and make it our own for "the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning/queer community".

I suggest "k". Is that all right with all you guys ?

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#3 Sep 10, 2013
Wouldn't that be special!
Boris

Netherlands

#4 Sep 10, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
i HATE this ! Can't we have just ONE simple, short, easy to spell word for "the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning/queer community" ???!!!
How about AIDS.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#5 Sep 10, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
i HATE this ! Can't we have just ONE simple, short, easy to spell word for "the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning/queer community" ???!!!
GAY™ is one simple; short; easy to spell word recognized around the world without the need for translation
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Changing our brand at this point in the campaign would be foolish

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#6 Sep 10, 2013
Rainbow Kid wrote:
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GAY™ is one simple; short; easy to spell word recognized around the world without the need for translation
.
Changing our brand at this point in the campaign would be foolish
Except that many lesbians, trans people, and others believe that "gay" is just too limiting and is implicitly male, when many in our "LGBTQ etc commuity" don't identify with that.

I suggest we use "k".

EXAMPLE:

question: "How are you today ?:)" answer: "I'm k !:)"

Is that okay with you guys ?:)

If you don't like that letter, then pick another letter we can all agree on.:)

( I remember when I was in college in the late 70's and there WAS a single letter we used, some of us anyway, and it was the Greek letter "lambda". I even had a lambda necklace I used to wear back then. So we HAVE used a single letter to identify ourselves before, and we can do it again instead of using the unwieldy and difficult to pronounce and long "LGBTQ etc." )

&#955;
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#7 Sep 10, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
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Except that many lesbians, trans people, and others believe that "gay" is just too limiting and is implicitly male, when many in our "LGBTQ etc commuity" don't identify with that.
I suggest we use "k".
EXAMPLE:
question: "How are you today ?:)" answer: "I'm k !:)"
Is that okay with you guys ?:)
If you don't like that letter, then pick another letter we can all agree on.:)
( I remember when I was in college in the late 70's and there WAS a single letter we used, some of us anyway, and it was the Greek letter "lambda". I even had a lambda necklace I used to wear back then. So we HAVE used a single letter to identify ourselves before, and we can do it again instead of using the unwieldy and difficult to pronounce and long "LGBTQ etc." )
&#955;
I can see where 'lambda' dropped off the gaydar
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Its easier to type 'gay' than it is to type 'lambda'
.
I can type 'gay' with one hand ;o))
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#8 Sep 10, 2013
Boris wrote:
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How about AIDS.
Homophobe says what?

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#9 Sep 10, 2013
Rainbow Kid wrote:
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I can see where 'lambda' dropped off the gaydar
.
Its easier to type 'gay' than it is to type 'lambda'
.
I can type 'gay' with one hand ;o))
You can type the Greek letter "lambda" by using Windows' "character map" applet.

And they used to make lambda jewelry and other thngs with lamda on it.

I still suggest we use "k'.:)

k ?
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#10 Sep 10, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
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You can type the Greek letter "lambda" by using Windows' "character map" applet.
And they used to make lambda jewelry and other thngs with lamda on it.
I still suggest we use "k'.:)
k ?
I'll ask Takei

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#11 Sep 11, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
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You can type the Greek letter "lambda" by using Windows' "character map" applet.
And they used to make lambda jewelry and other thngs with lamda on it.
I still suggest we use "k'.:)
k ?
Kellogs would freak.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#12 Sep 11, 2013
snyper wrote:
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Kellogs would freak.
Do you know how and why Kellogg's cereal was invented ?:)

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#13 Sep 11, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
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Do you know how and why Kellogg's cereal was invented ?:)
Indeed I do.

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