Why are homosexuals held to different standards of conduct than heterosexuals? (idea)
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Thu Sep 07 2000 at 23:18:06
The way that we treat our fellow humans--either by stepping around their
on quiet feet or by being openly suspicious of their motives--is often molded and encouraged equally by
sides of the fence. After being bodily ejected from a gay club for kissing my girl friend, I realized that certain gay people enjoy their hard earned status as
estranged sexual outlaws
. I personally know many (not all) gay people that wouldn't know what to do with themselves if they were no longer concidered
. The world would simply end if they couldn't walk into Macy's in drag and drop a few jaws and that seems to be fine by them; it's fine by me. I just don't see how people who view life from this point of view can still continue to complain; I guess some people enjoy
as much as they enjoy shocking people.
I am not saying that I think that we should oppress gay people, women, people of races different than our own or anyone--for that matter--I am saying that there are entire sub-cultures built around oppression that actually seem to encourage it (which I find
). In a world where older and less socially active gay couples are called "sell outs" by the rest of the
for owning a business that isn't specifically related to being gay or simply trying to live a normal life without much giving concern to whom they do and do not
; I think that it is safe to say that a good portion of "oppressed" are not working toward a unified
What if your
friends saw you walking around with your new white friend? What if your classmates from your
class saw you out on a date with a man? What if your beer chugging buddies caught you watching
Just imagine the day when the ghetto is clean and monitarily secure, there are
on every corner and all those ass-pinching bosses quit. When the commie threat is dead and when all the heathens are converted; when the sun shines down and all of humanity is one big happy family--what will you bitch about? Who is the bad guy then?
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