Buckhannon 5th W.Va. city to pass LGB...

Buckhannon 5th W.Va. city to pass LGBT protections

There are 87 comments on the Charleston Gazette story from May 3, 2013, titled Buckhannon 5th W.Va. city to pass LGBT protections. In it, Charleston Gazette reports that:

Buckhannon has become the fifth West Virginia city to extend housing and employment nondiscrimination to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

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Since: Sep 12

Richmond, VA

#1 May 3, 2013
:D good!

Since: Sep 12

Richmond, VA

#2 May 3, 2013
I hope that wv will legalize gay marriage too...
Hotdog

Elkins, WV

#5 May 3, 2013
Just because someone supports gay marriage doesn't mean they are gay.

Since: Sep 12

Richmond, VA

#6 May 3, 2013
Hotdog wrote:
Just because someone supports gay marriage doesn't mean they are gay.
Thank you

Since: Jan 13

Location hidden

#7 May 4, 2013
Jethro wrote:
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Hey Fagg@t, that will NEVER happen.
Because it affects you HOW? Easy answer: it doesnt. If your marriage is threatened by marriage equality, your marriage has bigger problems than marriage equality.

And should you be itching to use the religious argument, your church has NO place to tell MY church they cannot marry gay couples, just as my church cannot tell yours you must. But look which side is trying to force beliefs on others? It certainly isn't ours.

Get with the times, bigot.
who cares

United States

#8 May 4, 2013
Its funny how people want to say that gay marriage is wrong according to the bible but think it is OK to have tattoos, commit adultery, lie, cheat, steal or divorce. Perhaps you closed minded people should read the whole book instead of a verse here and there.

Since: Sep 12

Richmond, VA

#9 May 4, 2013
who cares wrote:
Its funny how people want to say that gay marriage is wrong according to the bible but think it is OK to have tattoos, commit adultery, lie, cheat, steal or divorce. Perhaps you closed minded people should read the whole book instead of a verse here and there.
Like the parts that if you lose your virginity before marriage or you commit adultery, it is punishable by death. Lol other parts that if a man is disfigured and stuff like that, they are to be denied before the father. People never mention these things. Lol

Since: Sep 12

Richmond, VA

#10 May 4, 2013
Leviticus 21:18 btw on the disfigured man.

Since: Sep 12

Buckhannon, WV

#13 May 4, 2013
Jethro wrote:
<quoted text>Just because you're a fagg@t, doesn't give you the right for special treatment.
Gays don't want special treatment, they want to be treated the same. Idiot...

Since: Sep 12

Buckhannon, WV

#15 May 4, 2013
Jethro wrote:
<quoted text>Of course they do. They want a special law put in so you freaks can legally call each other man & man wife.
It's not exactly a special law. It's like when mixes races couldn't marry and now they can. It's taking out discrimination pretty much. Every deserves to be miserable like the straight ppl. Love is love and a law shouldn't get in the way of that. Just because the body parts are the same shouldn't mean shit. Equality for all!

Since: Sep 12

Buckhannon, WV

#17 May 4, 2013
Jethro wrote:
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No it's not. You have the same rights as I do. I can't marry another man either. You perverts just want to change the law to appease you.
What does being a pervert have to do with marriage? Are you really not that intelligent? Marriage is not about sex, its about commitment and love. Wow...

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#19 May 4, 2013
I'm surprised Huntington isn't in there. It's the GAYEST place I've ever lived. I lived there a couple of years, and it was teh BEST time in my life. It's a VERY GAY city.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#21 May 4, 2013
Barry wrote:
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You're so full of crap, it's coming out your ears.
No. I am ALWAYS Fair. And Balanced.:)
KMM

Buckhannon, WV

#23 May 4, 2013
This is good news. And Jethro, you may want to take your hatred elsewhere. Name calling has no place in effective debate.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#24 May 4, 2013
KMM wrote:
This is good news. And Jethro, you may want to take your hatred elsewhere. Name calling has no place in effective debate.
Have you been to Huntington ?

Since: Jul 12

Buckhannon

#27 May 5, 2013
I thought this piece was helpful in coming to understand some of these issues-

http://www.cnn.com/video/...

Since: Sep 12

Buckhannon, WV

#28 May 5, 2013
Barry wrote:
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What name calling? I just said he was stupid and delusional.
Jethro was calling me a fagg.t.... I am a straight woman lol

Since: Sep 12

Buckhannon, WV

#31 May 5, 2013
Barry wrote:
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You may be a woman, but more likely a dyke. You're damn sure not straight.
Omg seriously? Whatever. I will stand for what is right and not let disrespectful people like you change my mind. Too many homophobes on this site or just trolls. Have a nice day =)

Since: Sep 12

Buckhannon, WV

#33 May 5, 2013
Barry wrote:
<quoted text>There's no such thing as a homophobe dear. You stand for what you THINK is right, as do I. We just believe in different versions of what's right.
I can't argue with that. Lol

Since: Jan 13

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#35 May 5, 2013
Barry wrote:
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There's no such thing as a homophobe dear. You stand for what you THINK is right, as do I. We just believe in different versions of what's right.
Nope, huge difference. What we believe takes rights away from NOBODY, but ensures a community has the rights they have always deserved.

Your version of what is right takes away rights from others, while keeeping them for yourself.

Example: marriage equality would allow my church to marry gay couples, but never force others to do the same. However, conservative Christians feel it's right to impose their beliefs onto our churches. That's wrong.

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