So very proud of Pride

Pride organisers are celebrating after smashing their fundraising record

Pride organisers are celebrating after smashing their fundraising record

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PRIDE organisers are celebrating after their own fundraising record was smashed at this year’s event.

Brighton Pride organisers have announced that this year’s pride celebrations have raised nearly £65,000 for LGBT community groups and charities in the city.

It takes the total raised by Brighton Pride Community Interest Company in its two years in charge of the event beyond £100,000.

Brighton Pride managing director Paul Kemp said he hoped this year’s success would encourage even more businesses to get involved next year.

Money raised will be distributed to LGBT organisations through the Rainbow Fund grants programme later in the year.

This year’s Pride, held at the start of the month, saw thousands of people enjoy two day’s entertainment in and around St James’s Street as well as a disco-inspired community parade and a star-studded party in the park featuring, among others, Blue, Sam Bailey, Collabro and Katy B.

The 2014 fundraising total of £64,578 has been raised from the £1 ring-fenced from ticket sales for the Pride Festival and pledge wristbands for the Village Party as well as from Pride fundraising activities.

Mr Kemp said: “Brighton Pride is the UK’s biggest Pride festival and we are incredibly proud that we have raised more than £107,000 over the past two years for the Rainbow Fund.

“Supporting LBGT charities and good causes is the cornerstone of Pride and really shows that Brighton Pride 2014 was a ‘Pride with Purpose’.

“We would like to thank all of our sponsors and partners and every single person who supported each of the Pride events in 2014 for making this donation possible.”

Paul Elgood, chairman of the Rainbow Fund, said: “The continued success of Brighton Pride gives a massive boost to the local LGBT and HIV voluntary sector and this huge sum will make a tremendous difference for community groups working locally.

“Without the tireless work of the Pride organisers in making the event such a success, this money would simply not be available to the community.

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8:20am Thu 21 Aug 14

Take it Personally says...

Well done! Let’s just hope more businesses support this and get on board as they do in other great cities recognised for their tolerance and equality.
Well done! Let’s just hope more businesses support this and get on board as they do in other great cities recognised for their tolerance and equality. Take it Personally
  • Score: 17

8:20am Thu 21 Aug 14

Uncle Ruckus (No Relation) says...

What to be proud about? The organisers said that 'Euro-Boy' would be in attendance; he never showed. The organisers said that the Panty Brats Gay Formation Dance Team would be at Pride; they never showed.

The organisers lied just to sell tickets
What to be proud about? The organisers said that 'Euro-Boy' would be in attendance; he never showed. The organisers said that the Panty Brats Gay Formation Dance Team would be at Pride; they never showed. The organisers lied just to sell tickets Uncle Ruckus (No Relation)
  • Score: -24

8:38am Thu 21 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

Congrats! It's great to see a community come together and support one another regardless of age, gender, sexuality, race etc
Congrats! It's great to see a community come together and support one another regardless of age, gender, sexuality, race etc Tr1stan
  • Score: 24

9:08am Thu 21 Aug 14

Max Ripple says...

Can someone tell me how much it costs each year to stage Pride?
Can someone tell me how much it costs each year to stage Pride? Max Ripple
  • Score: -22

9:20am Thu 21 Aug 14

lonegull says...

Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it. lonegull
  • Score: 0

9:30am Thu 21 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
[quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree Tr1stan
  • Score: 8

9:50am Thu 21 Aug 14

her professional says...

Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
What rubbish. There are hundreds of events throughout the year raising money for specific charities (open gardens for Macmillan, the bike ride for the heart foundation and so on). The only way to raise money that is distributed across the board is by taxation, and maybe that's a good idea, after all, why should cancer research, or HIV treatment be dependent on charity? We are a rich nation and supposed to be civilised after all.
[quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]What rubbish. There are hundreds of events throughout the year raising money for specific charities (open gardens for Macmillan, the bike ride for the heart foundation and so on). The only way to raise money that is distributed across the board is by taxation, and maybe that's a good idea, after all, why should cancer research, or HIV treatment be dependent on charity? We are a rich nation and supposed to be civilised after all. her professional
  • Score: -2

9:51am Thu 21 Aug 14

tooned_in says...

I never attend Pride as it's not my thing, but I respect what an important weekend it is for the gay community.
I agree with comments above though it would be really nice to see a small portion of money raised go to local non-gay chairities.
I never attend Pride as it's not my thing, but I respect what an important weekend it is for the gay community. I agree with comments above though it would be really nice to see a small portion of money raised go to local non-gay chairities. tooned_in
  • Score: -3

9:54am Thu 21 Aug 14

Valentinian says...

Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...
[quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor... Valentinian
  • Score: -29

9:56am Thu 21 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

her professional wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
What rubbish. There are hundreds of events throughout the year raising money for specific charities (open gardens for Macmillan, the bike ride for the heart foundation and so on). The only way to raise money that is distributed across the board is by taxation, and maybe that's a good idea, after all, why should cancer research, or HIV treatment be dependent on charity? We are a rich nation and supposed to be civilised after all.
Try tell that to the government love
[quote][p][bold]her professional[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]What rubbish. There are hundreds of events throughout the year raising money for specific charities (open gardens for Macmillan, the bike ride for the heart foundation and so on). The only way to raise money that is distributed across the board is by taxation, and maybe that's a good idea, after all, why should cancer research, or HIV treatment be dependent on charity? We are a rich nation and supposed to be civilised after all.[/p][/quote]Try tell that to the government love Tr1stan
  • Score: 20

9:59am Thu 21 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

Valentinian wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...
If you have so many issues with it why don't you just leave...? Maybe take your miserable, negative attitude with ya! Toodles :-)))
[quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...[/p][/quote]If you have so many issues with it why don't you just leave...? Maybe take your miserable, negative attitude with ya! Toodles :-))) Tr1stan
  • Score: 13

10:06am Thu 21 Aug 14

Clunky says...

Valentinian wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...
Oh dear oh dear oh dear. Shakes head.
[quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...[/p][/quote]Oh dear oh dear oh dear. Shakes head. Clunky
  • Score: 12

10:13am Thu 21 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

Clunky wrote:
Valentinian wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...
Oh dear oh dear oh dear. Shakes head.
Agreed #ShakesHeadToo
[quote][p][bold]Clunky[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...[/p][/quote]Oh dear oh dear oh dear. Shakes head.[/p][/quote]Agreed #ShakesHeadToo Tr1stan
  • Score: 8

10:20am Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

'Fundraising'

Such a warm, friendly term to describe the money pocketed by Kemp and his mates for a festival that always managed to be free.
'Fundraising' Such a warm, friendly term to describe the money pocketed by Kemp and his mates for a festival that always managed to be free. notslimjim
  • Score: -15

10:23am Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

"“Supporting LBGT charities and good causes is the cornerstone of Pride and really shows that Brighton Pride 2014 was a ‘Pride with Purpose’. "

Yes, and that purpose seems to be " we ONLY support one time of charity".

Face facts.....these people crave acceptance by wider society yet spend their time enhancing the divisions.
"“Supporting LBGT charities and good causes is the cornerstone of Pride and really shows that Brighton Pride 2014 was a ‘Pride with Purpose’. " Yes, and that purpose seems to be " we ONLY support one time of charity". Face facts.....these people crave acceptance by wider society yet spend their time enhancing the divisions. notslimjim
  • Score: -20

10:51am Thu 21 Aug 14

nissancars says...

lets hope some of the money can be used for providing portable toilets along the route and thus keeping people happy along the way not having to smell urine for weeks afterwards.
lets hope some of the money can be used for providing portable toilets along the route and thus keeping people happy along the way not having to smell urine for weeks afterwards. nissancars
  • Score: 13

10:59am Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Valentinian wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...
Brilliant post!

I really look forward to anyone arguing against it, instead of giving it a pathetic 'thumb-down'.
[quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...[/p][/quote]Brilliant post! I really look forward to anyone arguing against it, instead of giving it a pathetic 'thumb-down'. notslimjim
  • Score: -20

11:52am Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

"PRIDE organisers are celebrating after their own fundraising record was smashed at this year’s event. "

It would have been difficult not to given the sale of wristbands to enter a public thoroughfare.
"PRIDE organisers are celebrating after their own fundraising record was smashed at this year’s event. " It would have been difficult not to given the sale of wristbands to enter a public thoroughfare. notslimjim
  • Score: -8

12:22pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Craig_Futurists says...

Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place. Craig_Futurists
  • Score: 12

2:10pm Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
^^^^Stupid Comment Of The Day^^^^^^^
[quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]^^^^Stupid Comment Of The Day^^^^^^^ notslimjim
  • Score: -21

2:14pm Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
[quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed. notslimjim
  • Score: -16

3:31pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Craig_Futurists says...

notslimjim wrote:
Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
lol that wasn't a joke against hetros, it was homophobes, tho I never really liked that word as it's not very accurate, you're not afraid of gay people you're just being a pr**k.
The world is not so black & white as you seem to think and political correctness should only be for malice people and politicians.
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.[/p][/quote]lol that wasn't a joke against hetros, it was homophobes, tho I never really liked that word as it's not very accurate, you're not afraid of gay people you're just being a pr**k. The world is not so black & white as you seem to think and political correctness should only be for malice people and politicians. Craig_Futurists
  • Score: 6

3:33pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Craig_Futurists says...

notslimjim wrote:
Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
I'll even it up just to keep you happy.
How many gay gays does it take to screw in a lightblub?
One, then 3 doctors in A&E to remove it.
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.[/p][/quote]I'll even it up just to keep you happy. How many gay gays does it take to screw in a lightblub? One, then 3 doctors in A&E to remove it. Craig_Futurists
  • Score: -1

4:25pm Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Craig_Futurists wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
lol that wasn't a joke against hetros, it was homophobes, tho I never really liked that word as it's not very accurate, you're not afraid of gay people you're just being a pr**k.
The world is not so black & white as you seem to think and political correctness should only be for malice people and politicians.
How many homophobes are gay?
[quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.[/p][/quote]lol that wasn't a joke against hetros, it was homophobes, tho I never really liked that word as it's not very accurate, you're not afraid of gay people you're just being a pr**k. The world is not so black & white as you seem to think and political correctness should only be for malice people and politicians.[/p][/quote]How many homophobes are gay? notslimjim
  • Score: -12

4:25pm Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Craig_Futurists wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
I'll even it up just to keep you happy.
How many gay gays does it take to screw in a lightblub?
One, then 3 doctors in A&E to remove it.
I referred to jokes.

Please let me know if you post one.
[quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.[/p][/quote]I'll even it up just to keep you happy. How many gay gays does it take to screw in a lightblub? One, then 3 doctors in A&E to remove it.[/p][/quote]I referred to jokes. Please let me know if you post one. notslimjim
  • Score: -12

5:01pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Zeta Function says...

I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries.

Classify it under crime, romance, etc.
I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries. Classify it under crime, romance, etc. Zeta Function
  • Score: 1

5:15pm Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Zeta Function wrote:
I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries.

Classify it under crime, romance, etc.
As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.
[quote][p][bold]Zeta Function[/bold] wrote: I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries. Classify it under crime, romance, etc.[/p][/quote]As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society. notslimjim
  • Score: -9

7:08pm Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

notslimjim wrote:
"“Supporting LBGT charities and good causes is the cornerstone of Pride and really shows that Brighton Pride 2014 was a ‘Pride with Purpose’. "

Yes, and that purpose seems to be " we ONLY support one time of charity".

Face facts.....these people crave acceptance by wider society yet spend their time enhancing the divisions.
*type* not 'time'

Oops.
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: "“Supporting LBGT charities and good causes is the cornerstone of Pride and really shows that Brighton Pride 2014 was a ‘Pride with Purpose’. " Yes, and that purpose seems to be " we ONLY support one time of charity". Face facts.....these people crave acceptance by wider society yet spend their time enhancing the divisions.[/p][/quote]*type* not 'time' Oops. notslimjim
  • Score: -4

7:52pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Rita Snatch says...

notslimjim wrote:
Valentinian wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...
Brilliant post!

I really look forward to anyone arguing against it, instead of giving it a pathetic 'thumb-down'.
The money raised goes to a charity with the purpose of giving grants to other charities that need financial assistance/grants. The LGBT community uses may services and charities which are NOT LGBT specific - MIND is one that springs forward ... and MIND asks for, and receives, helpful grants from that LGBT bucket of helpful cash., as do many others.

It would be nice if the City was more helpful with this event, an event that brings millions of pounds into the City and therefore assists with the employment market.
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...[/p][/quote]Brilliant post! I really look forward to anyone arguing against it, instead of giving it a pathetic 'thumb-down'.[/p][/quote]The money raised goes to a charity with the purpose of giving grants to other charities that need financial assistance/grants. The LGBT community uses may services and charities which are NOT LGBT specific - MIND is one that springs forward ... and MIND asks for, and receives, helpful grants from that LGBT bucket of helpful cash., as do many others. It would be nice if the City was more helpful with this event, an event that brings millions of pounds into the City and therefore assists with the employment market. Rita Snatch
  • Score: 1

10:06pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Take it Personally says...

notslimjim wrote:
Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
OK how many f*ckwits does it take to change a light bulb?
A: I dunno, ask Stevo/notslimjim/bri
ghton psychopath/person with narcissistic personality disorder
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.[/p][/quote]OK how many f*ckwits does it take to change a light bulb? A: I dunno, ask Stevo/notslimjim/bri ghton psychopath/person with narcissistic personality disorder Take it Personally
  • Score: 6

11:35pm Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Rita Snatch wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Valentinian wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...
Brilliant post!

I really look forward to anyone arguing against it, instead of giving it a pathetic 'thumb-down'.
The money raised goes to a charity with the purpose of giving grants to other charities that need financial assistance/grants. The LGBT community uses may services and charities which are NOT LGBT specific - MIND is one that springs forward ... and MIND asks for, and receives, helpful grants from that LGBT bucket of helpful cash., as do many others.

It would be nice if the City was more helpful with this event, an event that brings millions of pounds into the City and therefore assists with the employment market.
Does the Rainbow fund contribute to MIND?

If not, you're going to look pretty stupid.
[quote][p][bold]Rita Snatch[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]Or having your cake and sucking it. This is of course, always the way that 'community' has handled things like this. In many ways it is similar to the Cyclists and the ant helmet or insurance stance whilst expecting millions to be spent on Cycleways etc... I am just glad all this does not take place I. Worthing. You can see Brighton going down the toilet each year...stand back and see how dirty, crime ridden disgusting and lack lustre it is, how expensive it is to park, how poorly run and Policed...and the demographic of the population... Unemployed, unemployable, immigrants, greens gays cyclists... Yes a veritable melting pot... Or similar metaphor...[/p][/quote]Brilliant post! I really look forward to anyone arguing against it, instead of giving it a pathetic 'thumb-down'.[/p][/quote]The money raised goes to a charity with the purpose of giving grants to other charities that need financial assistance/grants. The LGBT community uses may services and charities which are NOT LGBT specific - MIND is one that springs forward ... and MIND asks for, and receives, helpful grants from that LGBT bucket of helpful cash., as do many others. It would be nice if the City was more helpful with this event, an event that brings millions of pounds into the City and therefore assists with the employment market.[/p][/quote]Does the Rainbow fund contribute to MIND? If not, you're going to look pretty stupid. notslimjim
  • Score: 1

11:36pm Thu 21 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Take it Personally wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
OK how many f*ckwits does it take to change a light bulb?
A: I dunno, ask Stevo/notslimjim/bri

ghton psychopath/person with narcissistic personality disorder
Thank you for admitting you have no response to the points I raised.
[quote][p][bold]Take it Personally[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.[/p][/quote]OK how many f*ckwits does it take to change a light bulb? A: I dunno, ask Stevo/notslimjim/bri ghton psychopath/person with narcissistic personality disorder[/p][/quote]Thank you for admitting you have no response to the points I raised. notslimjim
  • Score: -3

12:52am Fri 22 Aug 14

High Wire says...

notslimjim wrote:
Take it Personally wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
OK how many f*ckwits does it take to change a light bulb?
A: I dunno, ask Stevo/notslimjim/bri


ghton psychopath/person with narcissistic personality disorder
Thank you for admitting you have no response to the points I raised.
Delusional...
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Take it Personally[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.[/p][/quote]OK how many f*ckwits does it take to change a light bulb? A: I dunno, ask Stevo/notslimjim/bri ghton psychopath/person with narcissistic personality disorder[/p][/quote]Thank you for admitting you have no response to the points I raised.[/p][/quote]Delusional... High Wire
  • Score: 3

3:48am Fri 22 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

notslimjim wrote:
Zeta Function wrote:
I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries.

Classify it under crime, romance, etc.
As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.
Define "normal society" and please illustrate your answer with examples of how they (gays) separate themselves?
Do you think it's possible that you are generalising your thoughts by implying "they all" etc
And (seriously) would you define yourself as homophobic or just stating how you believe things to be? I'm genuinely curious
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Zeta Function[/bold] wrote: I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries. Classify it under crime, romance, etc.[/p][/quote]As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.[/p][/quote]Define "normal society" and please illustrate your answer with examples of how they (gays) separate themselves? Do you think it's possible that you are generalising your thoughts by implying "they all" etc And (seriously) would you define yourself as homophobic or just stating how you believe things to be? I'm genuinely curious Tr1stan
  • Score: 1

6:21am Fri 22 Aug 14

Youłikemyjugs says...

I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading.

I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.)

I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.
I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading. I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.) I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before. Youłikemyjugs
  • Score: 1

6:28am Fri 22 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

Youłikemyjugs wrote:
I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading.

I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.)

I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.
I think you are awesome for your apology. For someone to admit they realised that perhaps they might have been offensive and offer an apology is just so decent of you. I, for one, forgive you. And thank you :)
[quote][p][bold]Youłikemyjugs[/bold] wrote: I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading. I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.) I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.[/p][/quote]I think you are awesome for your apology. For someone to admit they realised that perhaps they might have been offensive and offer an apology is just so decent of you. I, for one, forgive you. And thank you :) Tr1stan
  • Score: 1

10:11am Fri 22 Aug 14

Valentinian says...

Tr1stan wrote:
Youłikemyjugs wrote:
I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading.

I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.)

I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.
I think you are awesome for your apology. For someone to admit they realised that perhaps they might have been offensive and offer an apology is just so decent of you. I, for one, forgive you. And thank you :)
HAHAHA Love the sarcasm in the original post ....and the gullibility in the response hahaha this is brilliant stuff....


As a practising and devout Catholic....I have to put on record that I am a sizeable proportion of Christians, are totally and utterly DISGUSTD by Gay Pride!..............
.......



Do you people not even KNOW.... Pride is a sin?
[quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Youłikemyjugs[/bold] wrote: I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading. I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.) I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.[/p][/quote]I think you are awesome for your apology. For someone to admit they realised that perhaps they might have been offensive and offer an apology is just so decent of you. I, for one, forgive you. And thank you :)[/p][/quote]HAHAHA Love the sarcasm in the original post ....and the gullibility in the response hahaha this is brilliant stuff.... As a practising and devout Catholic....I have to put on record that I am a sizeable proportion of Christians, are totally and utterly DISGUSTD by Gay Pride!.............. ....... Do you people not even KNOW.... Pride is a sin? Valentinian
  • Score: -2

10:42am Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Youłikemyjugs wrote:
I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading.

I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.)

I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.
You claimed earlier to have ditched this username and started using a new one with a funny 'e' in it.
[quote][p][bold]Youłikemyjugs[/bold] wrote: I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading. I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.) I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.[/p][/quote]You claimed earlier to have ditched this username and started using a new one with a funny 'e' in it. notslimjim
  • Score: -3

10:45am Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Tr1stan wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Zeta Function wrote:
I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries.

Classify it under crime, romance, etc.
As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.
Define "normal society" and please illustrate your answer with examples of how they (gays) separate themselves?
Do you think it's possible that you are generalising your thoughts by implying "they all" etc
And (seriously) would you define yourself as homophobic or just stating how you believe things to be? I'm genuinely curious
You've been given several examples of how gays distance themselves from the rest of society.

They have separate sections in libraries, and many organisations have a LGBT section. You cannot fail to be aware of them.

'Normal society' is a reference to the vast majority of the population which is heterosexual, which is the normal state for humans.

HTH
[quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Zeta Function[/bold] wrote: I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries. Classify it under crime, romance, etc.[/p][/quote]As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.[/p][/quote]Define "normal society" and please illustrate your answer with examples of how they (gays) separate themselves? Do you think it's possible that you are generalising your thoughts by implying "they all" etc And (seriously) would you define yourself as homophobic or just stating how you believe things to be? I'm genuinely curious[/p][/quote]You've been given several examples of how gays distance themselves from the rest of society. They have separate sections in libraries, and many organisations have a LGBT section. You cannot fail to be aware of them. 'Normal society' is a reference to the vast majority of the population which is heterosexual, which is the normal state for humans. HTH notslimjim
  • Score: -2

10:59am Fri 22 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

notslimjim wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Zeta Function wrote:
I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries.

Classify it under crime, romance, etc.
As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.
Define "normal society" and please illustrate your answer with examples of how they (gays) separate themselves?
Do you think it's possible that you are generalising your thoughts by implying "they all" etc
And (seriously) would you define yourself as homophobic or just stating how you believe things to be? I'm genuinely curious
You've been given several examples of how gays distance themselves from the rest of society.

They have separate sections in libraries, and many organisations have a LGBT section. You cannot fail to be aware of them.

'Normal society' is a reference to the vast majority of the population which is heterosexual, which is the normal state for humans.

HTH
Are you homophobic?
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Zeta Function[/bold] wrote: I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries. Classify it under crime, romance, etc.[/p][/quote]As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.[/p][/quote]Define "normal society" and please illustrate your answer with examples of how they (gays) separate themselves? Do you think it's possible that you are generalising your thoughts by implying "they all" etc And (seriously) would you define yourself as homophobic or just stating how you believe things to be? I'm genuinely curious[/p][/quote]You've been given several examples of how gays distance themselves from the rest of society. They have separate sections in libraries, and many organisations have a LGBT section. You cannot fail to be aware of them. 'Normal society' is a reference to the vast majority of the population which is heterosexual, which is the normal state for humans. HTH[/p][/quote]Are you homophobic? Tr1stan
  • Score: 0

11:20am Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Tr1stan wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Zeta Function wrote:
I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries.

Classify it under crime, romance, etc.
As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.
Define "normal society" and please illustrate your answer with examples of how they (gays) separate themselves?
Do you think it's possible that you are generalising your thoughts by implying "they all" etc
And (seriously) would you define yourself as homophobic or just stating how you believe things to be? I'm genuinely curious
You've been given several examples of how gays distance themselves from the rest of society.

They have separate sections in libraries, and many organisations have a LGBT section. You cannot fail to be aware of them.

'Normal society' is a reference to the vast majority of the population which is heterosexual, which is the normal state for humans.

HTH
Are you homophobic?
No need to thank me for the information. I'm always pleased to correct ignorance.
[quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Zeta Function[/bold] wrote: I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries. Classify it under crime, romance, etc.[/p][/quote]As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.[/p][/quote]Define "normal society" and please illustrate your answer with examples of how they (gays) separate themselves? Do you think it's possible that you are generalising your thoughts by implying "they all" etc And (seriously) would you define yourself as homophobic or just stating how you believe things to be? I'm genuinely curious[/p][/quote]You've been given several examples of how gays distance themselves from the rest of society. They have separate sections in libraries, and many organisations have a LGBT section. You cannot fail to be aware of them. 'Normal society' is a reference to the vast majority of the population which is heterosexual, which is the normal state for humans. HTH[/p][/quote]Are you homophobic?[/p][/quote]No need to thank me for the information. I'm always pleased to correct ignorance. notslimjim
  • Score: -3

11:29am Fri 22 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

It must be so awful carrying around so much hatred in your heart. I hope you find your way someday. Consider this a virtual hug. I will not engage with you from this moment onwards because if you truly feel I am ignorant after YOUR awful comments then I feel sorry for you.
It must be so awful carrying around so much hatred in your heart. I hope you find your way someday. Consider this a virtual hug. I will not engage with you from this moment onwards because if you truly feel I am ignorant after YOUR awful comments then I feel sorry for you. Tr1stan
  • Score: 0

11:44am Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Tr1stan wrote:
It must be so awful carrying around so much hatred in your heart. I hope you find your way someday. Consider this a virtual hug. I will not engage with you from this moment onwards because if you truly feel I am ignorant after YOUR awful comments then I feel sorry for you.
Has anyone expressed hatred on this thread?

Quote them.......if you have the intelligence.
[quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: It must be so awful carrying around so much hatred in your heart. I hope you find your way someday. Consider this a virtual hug. I will not engage with you from this moment onwards because if you truly feel I am ignorant after YOUR awful comments then I feel sorry for you.[/p][/quote]Has anyone expressed hatred on this thread? Quote them.......if you have the intelligence. notslimjim
  • Score: -2

11:54am Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

High Wire wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Take it Personally wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Craig_Futurists wrote:
Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort.
How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb?
None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.
I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed.

Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.
OK how many f*ckwits does it take to change a light bulb?
A: I dunno, ask Stevo/notslimjim/bri



ghton psychopath/person with narcissistic personality disorder
Thank you for admitting you have no response to the points I raised.
Delusional...
There is nothing delusional about seeing that someone was unable to respond to the points they quoted.
[quote][p][bold]High Wire[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Take it Personally[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Craig_Futurists[/bold] wrote: Congratulations to all the organisers of Pride who put in an incredible amount of time and effort. How many homophobes does it take to change a lightbulb? None, they don't like change even if it makes the world a brighter place.[/p][/quote]I can guarantee that if a 'how many gays does it take' joke was posted on here, it would be removed. Funny how jokes against heteros are allowed.[/p][/quote]OK how many f*ckwits does it take to change a light bulb? A: I dunno, ask Stevo/notslimjim/bri ghton psychopath/person with narcissistic personality disorder[/p][/quote]Thank you for admitting you have no response to the points I raised.[/p][/quote]Delusional...[/p][/quote]There is nothing delusional about seeing that someone was unable to respond to the points they quoted. notslimjim
  • Score: -1

12:02pm Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

"PARK workers are being told to let the bushes grow at a well-known gay cruising spot to keep illicit activity out of sight. "

They really mean 'illegal' behaviour.

Sex in public is an offence.

Imagine if it was a place where heteros went for sex - the bushes would be removed immediately.

This is yet another example of gays having more 'rights' than heteros.
"PARK workers are being told to let the bushes grow at a well-known gay cruising spot to keep illicit activity out of sight. " They really mean 'illegal' behaviour. Sex in public is an offence. Imagine if it was a place where heteros went for sex - the bushes would be removed immediately. This is yet another example of gays having more 'rights' than heteros. notslimjim
  • Score: -3

1:13pm Fri 22 Aug 14

AlanPare says...

notslimjim wrote:
Zeta Function wrote:
I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries.

Classify it under crime, romance, etc.
As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.
As you keep saying, absolutely nothing of worth.
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Zeta Function[/bold] wrote: I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries. Classify it under crime, romance, etc.[/p][/quote]As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.[/p][/quote]As you keep saying, absolutely nothing of worth. AlanPare
  • Score: 4

1:24pm Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

AlanPare wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Zeta Function wrote:
I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries.

Classify it under crime, romance, etc.
As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.
As you keep saying, absolutely nothing of worth.
Correct my posts for accuracy, if you can, but each time you comment upon them, you show that you're unable to.

You must really hate having to read my posts.....and I love the fact that you do!
[quote][p][bold]AlanPare[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Zeta Function[/bold] wrote: I do not agree with LGBT books being segregated from other literature in the libraries. Classify it under crime, romance, etc.[/p][/quote]As I keep saying, they like to separate themselves whilst demanding to be seen as part of normal society.[/p][/quote]As you keep saying, absolutely nothing of worth.[/p][/quote]Correct my posts for accuracy, if you can, but each time you comment upon them, you show that you're unable to. You must really hate having to read my posts.....and I love the fact that you do! notslimjim
  • Score: -3

1:52pm Fri 22 Aug 14

MrsKray says...

I'm gay and I don't feel that I separate myself from anyone, I don't even have that many friends who are also gay, nor do I visit gay shops bars or clubs. Stop generalising. The only people I'd like to separate myself from are some of the idiots in this comments section. I've said this before and I'm gonna say it again - nobody should ever be made to feel like a second class citizen because they don't agree with your beliefs, which are exactly that... BELIEFS and NOT FACTS or LAW. You're allowed to disagree with what we do, we don't need the approval of you or any supposed god to live our lives. But coming into a public forum and deliberately setting out to upset people is just plain wrong! If you want to express these views why not set up some kind of forum where you and other people can express these views freely? There is a time and a place and it's not here. You're allowed freedom of speech but that should not be an excuse to bash people over the head with your views! LIVE AND LET LIVE. Gays are not going anywhere, if you'd rather live in a country without us I suggest you get working on that time machine and take yourself back a good few decades because this country is never going back to that! Onwards and upwards! And there is nothing you bigots can do apart from moan on a comments section. It's sad really.
I'm gay and I don't feel that I separate myself from anyone, I don't even have that many friends who are also gay, nor do I visit gay shops bars or clubs. Stop generalising. The only people I'd like to separate myself from are some of the idiots in this comments section. I've said this before and I'm gonna say it again - nobody should ever be made to feel like a second class citizen because they don't agree with your beliefs, which are exactly that... BELIEFS and NOT FACTS or LAW. You're allowed to disagree with what we do, we don't need the approval of you or any supposed god to live our lives. But coming into a public forum and deliberately setting out to upset people is just plain wrong! If you want to express these views why not set up some kind of forum where you and other people can express these views freely? There is a time and a place and it's not here. You're allowed freedom of speech but that should not be an excuse to bash people over the head with your views! LIVE AND LET LIVE. Gays are not going anywhere, if you'd rather live in a country without us I suggest you get working on that time machine and take yourself back a good few decades because this country is never going back to that! Onwards and upwards! And there is nothing you bigots can do apart from moan on a comments section. It's sad really. MrsKray
  • Score: 4

2:56pm Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

MrsKray wrote:
I'm gay and I don't feel that I separate myself from anyone, I don't even have that many friends who are also gay, nor do I visit gay shops bars or clubs. Stop generalising. The only people I'd like to separate myself from are some of the idiots in this comments section. I've said this before and I'm gonna say it again - nobody should ever be made to feel like a second class citizen because they don't agree with your beliefs, which are exactly that... BELIEFS and NOT FACTS or LAW. You're allowed to disagree with what we do, we don't need the approval of you or any supposed god to live our lives. But coming into a public forum and deliberately setting out to upset people is just plain wrong! If you want to express these views why not set up some kind of forum where you and other people can express these views freely? There is a time and a place and it's not here. You're allowed freedom of speech but that should not be an excuse to bash people over the head with your views! LIVE AND LET LIVE. Gays are not going anywhere, if you'd rather live in a country without us I suggest you get working on that time machine and take yourself back a good few decades because this country is never going back to that! Onwards and upwards! And there is nothing you bigots can do apart from moan on a comments section. It's sad really.
This is a public forum for the discussion of news relating to our area, so no-one should be taking the discussions elsewhere due to people being upset at having the facts given to them.

Gays separate themselves all the time, as has been shown. In what way is that 'bashing' them? They are choosing to do that.
[quote][p][bold]MrsKray[/bold] wrote: I'm gay and I don't feel that I separate myself from anyone, I don't even have that many friends who are also gay, nor do I visit gay shops bars or clubs. Stop generalising. The only people I'd like to separate myself from are some of the idiots in this comments section. I've said this before and I'm gonna say it again - nobody should ever be made to feel like a second class citizen because they don't agree with your beliefs, which are exactly that... BELIEFS and NOT FACTS or LAW. You're allowed to disagree with what we do, we don't need the approval of you or any supposed god to live our lives. But coming into a public forum and deliberately setting out to upset people is just plain wrong! If you want to express these views why not set up some kind of forum where you and other people can express these views freely? There is a time and a place and it's not here. You're allowed freedom of speech but that should not be an excuse to bash people over the head with your views! LIVE AND LET LIVE. Gays are not going anywhere, if you'd rather live in a country without us I suggest you get working on that time machine and take yourself back a good few decades because this country is never going back to that! Onwards and upwards! And there is nothing you bigots can do apart from moan on a comments section. It's sad really.[/p][/quote]This is a public forum for the discussion of news relating to our area, so no-one should be taking the discussions elsewhere due to people being upset at having the facts given to them. Gays separate themselves all the time, as has been shown. In what way is that 'bashing' them? They are choosing to do that. notslimjim
  • Score: -5

3:14pm Fri 22 Aug 14

MrsKray says...

Yes we have gay shops, bars, clubs, sections in libraries, and why shouldn't we? Do these things really affect your life at all? If so then I suggest you go home, lock the doors, and sit in a darkened room for the rest of your life because like it or not gay people ARE part of "normal society", which for the most part as far as I'm concerned is a diverse and accepting majority of the country. I do not see myself as part of this revolting subculture that seems to exist only in your head. I'm a gay man but that's not how I describe myself, I describe myself as human. No better or worse than any other.
Yes we have gay shops, bars, clubs, sections in libraries, and why shouldn't we? Do these things really affect your life at all? If so then I suggest you go home, lock the doors, and sit in a darkened room for the rest of your life because like it or not gay people ARE part of "normal society", which for the most part as far as I'm concerned is a diverse and accepting majority of the country. I do not see myself as part of this revolting subculture that seems to exist only in your head. I'm a gay man but that's not how I describe myself, I describe myself as human. No better or worse than any other. MrsKray
  • Score: 4

3:17pm Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

MrsKray wrote:
Yes we have gay shops, bars, clubs, sections in libraries, and why shouldn't we? Do these things really affect your life at all? If so then I suggest you go home, lock the doors, and sit in a darkened room for the rest of your life because like it or not gay people ARE part of "normal society", which for the most part as far as I'm concerned is a diverse and accepting majority of the country. I do not see myself as part of this revolting subculture that seems to exist only in your head. I'm a gay man but that's not how I describe myself, I describe myself as human. No better or worse than any other.
Have I stated or implied that gays shouldn't own businesses or form groups within organisations?

No.

I'm simply pointing out that they crave acceptance whilst creating/enhancing division from mainstream society.

Not all of them do it, but many do.
[quote][p][bold]MrsKray[/bold] wrote: Yes we have gay shops, bars, clubs, sections in libraries, and why shouldn't we? Do these things really affect your life at all? If so then I suggest you go home, lock the doors, and sit in a darkened room for the rest of your life because like it or not gay people ARE part of "normal society", which for the most part as far as I'm concerned is a diverse and accepting majority of the country. I do not see myself as part of this revolting subculture that seems to exist only in your head. I'm a gay man but that's not how I describe myself, I describe myself as human. No better or worse than any other.[/p][/quote]Have I stated or implied that gays shouldn't own businesses or form groups within organisations? No. I'm simply pointing out that they crave acceptance whilst creating/enhancing division from mainstream society. Not all of them do it, but many do. notslimjim
  • Score: -4

3:43pm Fri 22 Aug 14

E-Warrior says...

Valentinian wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
Youłikemyjugs wrote:
I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading.

I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.)

I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.
I think you are awesome for your apology. For someone to admit they realised that perhaps they might have been offensive and offer an apology is just so decent of you. I, for one, forgive you. And thank you :)
HAHAHA Love the sarcasm in the original post ....and the gullibility in the response hahaha this is brilliant stuff....


As a practising and devout Catholic....I have to put on record that I am a sizeable proportion of Christians, are totally and utterly DISGUSTD by Gay Pride!..............

.......



Do you people not even KNOW.... Pride is a sin?
So, you have the authority to speak for a sizeable group of people who believe in fantasy sky fairies and you felt the need to put that on record.

What a sad miserable life you must lead.
[quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Youłikemyjugs[/bold] wrote: I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading. I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.) I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.[/p][/quote]I think you are awesome for your apology. For someone to admit they realised that perhaps they might have been offensive and offer an apology is just so decent of you. I, for one, forgive you. And thank you :)[/p][/quote]HAHAHA Love the sarcasm in the original post ....and the gullibility in the response hahaha this is brilliant stuff.... As a practising and devout Catholic....I have to put on record that I am a sizeable proportion of Christians, are totally and utterly DISGUSTD by Gay Pride!.............. ....... Do you people not even KNOW.... Pride is a sin?[/p][/quote]So, you have the authority to speak for a sizeable group of people who believe in fantasy sky fairies and you felt the need to put that on record. What a sad miserable life you must lead. E-Warrior
  • Score: 1

3:52pm Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

E-Warrior wrote:
Valentinian wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
Youłikemyjugs wrote:
I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading.

I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.)

I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.
I think you are awesome for your apology. For someone to admit they realised that perhaps they might have been offensive and offer an apology is just so decent of you. I, for one, forgive you. And thank you :)
HAHAHA Love the sarcasm in the original post ....and the gullibility in the response hahaha this is brilliant stuff....


As a practising and devout Catholic....I have to put on record that I am a sizeable proportion of Christians, are totally and utterly DISGUSTD by Gay Pride!..............


.......



Do you people not even KNOW.... Pride is a sin?
So, you have the authority to speak for a sizeable group of people who believe in fantasy sky fairies and you felt the need to put that on record.

What a sad miserable life you must lead.
Ah, I love unintelligent atheists who resent people having faith.
[quote][p][bold]E-Warrior[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Youłikemyjugs[/bold] wrote: I see lots of the same arguments going on! I totally regret my prominent role in being aggressive and unpleasant to the gay community in earlier threads. My partner was shocked at many of the things I wrote and I can only suppose some other readers were very offended too. I suppose my apology will be too late for many people but I still wish to offer it. I was more interested in getting a 'rise' than caring about who might be reading. I do think that if we can't cope with people being gay and having a festival once a year then we must be pretty silly and shallow. I was anyway. (I put my username out of use but recreated this version of it to issue this and other apologies.) I understand many people won't accept my apology or will be suspicious of my motives. I can't understand why I was so nasty before.[/p][/quote]I think you are awesome for your apology. For someone to admit they realised that perhaps they might have been offensive and offer an apology is just so decent of you. I, for one, forgive you. And thank you :)[/p][/quote]HAHAHA Love the sarcasm in the original post ....and the gullibility in the response hahaha this is brilliant stuff.... As a practising and devout Catholic....I have to put on record that I am a sizeable proportion of Christians, are totally and utterly DISGUSTD by Gay Pride!.............. ....... Do you people not even KNOW.... Pride is a sin?[/p][/quote]So, you have the authority to speak for a sizeable group of people who believe in fantasy sky fairies and you felt the need to put that on record. What a sad miserable life you must lead.[/p][/quote]Ah, I love unintelligent atheists who resent people having faith. notslimjim
  • Score: -2

3:52pm Fri 22 Aug 14

MrsKray says...

notslimjim wrote:
MrsKray wrote:
Yes we have gay shops, bars, clubs, sections in libraries, and why shouldn't we? Do these things really affect your life at all? If so then I suggest you go home, lock the doors, and sit in a darkened room for the rest of your life because like it or not gay people ARE part of "normal society", which for the most part as far as I'm concerned is a diverse and accepting majority of the country. I do not see myself as part of this revolting subculture that seems to exist only in your head. I'm a gay man but that's not how I describe myself, I describe myself as human. No better or worse than any other.
Have I stated or implied that gays shouldn't own businesses or form groups within organisations?

No.

I'm simply pointing out that they crave acceptance whilst creating/enhancing division from mainstream society.

Not all of them do it, but many do.
I for one don't crave acceptance, it's something I've always gotten from the majority of people I've come across, because thankfully that's the sort of country we live in. There is no division! Gay businesses are catering to gay people, the same way that Ann Summers caters to women, the same way that foreign food shops cater to foreign people, the same way that Primark caters to bland common people with no taste. These aren't divisions, these are part of society! Guaranteed if local supermarkets started stocking gay specific products there'd still be uproar that we were 'rubbing it in everyones faces'. We can't seem to win either way with people like you!

But don't worry, we'll get you into a nice care home soon. It'll be full of people with outdated views that belong in the last century just like you! You'll have a fab time moaning about change and how things aren't like they were in "the good old days".
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]MrsKray[/bold] wrote: Yes we have gay shops, bars, clubs, sections in libraries, and why shouldn't we? Do these things really affect your life at all? If so then I suggest you go home, lock the doors, and sit in a darkened room for the rest of your life because like it or not gay people ARE part of "normal society", which for the most part as far as I'm concerned is a diverse and accepting majority of the country. I do not see myself as part of this revolting subculture that seems to exist only in your head. I'm a gay man but that's not how I describe myself, I describe myself as human. No better or worse than any other.[/p][/quote]Have I stated or implied that gays shouldn't own businesses or form groups within organisations? No. I'm simply pointing out that they crave acceptance whilst creating/enhancing division from mainstream society. Not all of them do it, but many do.[/p][/quote]I for one don't crave acceptance, it's something I've always gotten from the majority of people I've come across, because thankfully that's the sort of country we live in. There is no division! Gay businesses are catering to gay people, the same way that Ann Summers caters to women, the same way that foreign food shops cater to foreign people, the same way that Primark caters to bland common people with no taste. These aren't divisions, these are part of society! Guaranteed if local supermarkets started stocking gay specific products there'd still be uproar that we were 'rubbing it in everyones faces'. We can't seem to win either way with people like you! But don't worry, we'll get you into a nice care home soon. It'll be full of people with outdated views that belong in the last century just like you! You'll have a fab time moaning about change and how things aren't like they were in "the good old days". MrsKray
  • Score: 1

4:00pm Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

"There is no division! Gay businesses are catering to gay people"

And that's not a division??


Pmsl.

Why does a gay person have to use a gay business? What is preventing a hetero from supplying their needs? When was the last time a person checked the sexual orientation of the chap on the other side of the counter?

"Guaranteed if local supermarkets started stocking gay specific products there'd still be uproar that we were 'rubbing it in everyones faces'. "

And what, pray, are those gay-specific items?

" outdated views that belong in the last century"

As long as there are gays, there will be people who don't like them.

HTH
"There is no division! Gay businesses are catering to gay people" And that's not a division?? Pmsl. Why does a gay person have to use a gay business? What is preventing a hetero from supplying their needs? When was the last time a person checked the sexual orientation of the chap on the other side of the counter? "Guaranteed if local supermarkets started stocking gay specific products there'd still be uproar that we were 'rubbing it in everyones faces'. " And what, pray, are those gay-specific items? " outdated views that belong in the last century" As long as there are gays, there will be people who don't like them. HTH notslimjim
  • Score: -2

4:18pm Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

"gay people ARE part of "normal society" "

Some are, I agree.

I'm talking about those who place themselves outside normal society.
"gay people ARE part of "normal society" " Some are, I agree. I'm talking about those who place themselves outside normal society. notslimjim
  • Score: -2

4:28pm Fri 22 Aug 14

MrsKray says...

Division clearly only exists in the minds of the ignorant. I live a perfectly happy, normal life. As do many other people that I know that happen to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, and whatnot. I've never felt separate from society, I've never felt like a second class citizen or lesser human being because of what I am. I'm not going to argue with you anymore because we're clearly never going to see eye to eye. Instead of spending your time being so bitter and negative may I suggest focusing your energy onto something more positive? Go talk about something you do like such as religion or your childhood back in the stone age when things did go your way. Equality exists, acceptance and love is something that will never go away and will continue to grow. Hate might also never disappear but it will never outshine the former again. You don't like gays, or our ways of life, or these apparent divisions? Nobody is forcing you to acknowledge or understand them. Go do something good with your life instead of sitting at your computer moaning. That's all I have to say. I wish you all the best in life, ENJOY IT! :)
Division clearly only exists in the minds of the ignorant. I live a perfectly happy, normal life. As do many other people that I know that happen to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, and whatnot. I've never felt separate from society, I've never felt like a second class citizen or lesser human being because of what I am. I'm not going to argue with you anymore because we're clearly never going to see eye to eye. Instead of spending your time being so bitter and negative may I suggest focusing your energy onto something more positive? Go talk about something you do like such as religion or your childhood back in the stone age when things did go your way. Equality exists, acceptance and love is something that will never go away and will continue to grow. Hate might also never disappear but it will never outshine the former again. You don't like gays, or our ways of life, or these apparent divisions? Nobody is forcing you to acknowledge or understand them. Go do something good with your life instead of sitting at your computer moaning. That's all I have to say. I wish you all the best in life, ENJOY IT! :) MrsKray
  • Score: 0

4:42pm Fri 22 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

MrsKray wrote:
Division clearly only exists in the minds of the ignorant. I live a perfectly happy, normal life. As do many other people that I know that happen to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, and whatnot. I've never felt separate from society, I've never felt like a second class citizen or lesser human being because of what I am. I'm not going to argue with you anymore because we're clearly never going to see eye to eye. Instead of spending your time being so bitter and negative may I suggest focusing your energy onto something more positive? Go talk about something you do like such as religion or your childhood back in the stone age when things did go your way. Equality exists, acceptance and love is something that will never go away and will continue to grow. Hate might also never disappear but it will never outshine the former again. You don't like gays, or our ways of life, or these apparent divisions? Nobody is forcing you to acknowledge or understand them. Go do something good with your life instead of sitting at your computer moaning. That's all I have to say. I wish you all the best in life, ENJOY IT! :)
"Division clearly only exists in the minds of the ignorant. "

So you're claiming that there are no LGBT sections in any organisations anywhere?

I note that you weren't able to explain why gays need to buy things from other gays., or that you could describe these so-called 'gay specific' items to which you referred.

Is that because you've realised just how stupid your comment was?
[quote][p][bold]MrsKray[/bold] wrote: Division clearly only exists in the minds of the ignorant. I live a perfectly happy, normal life. As do many other people that I know that happen to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, and whatnot. I've never felt separate from society, I've never felt like a second class citizen or lesser human being because of what I am. I'm not going to argue with you anymore because we're clearly never going to see eye to eye. Instead of spending your time being so bitter and negative may I suggest focusing your energy onto something more positive? Go talk about something you do like such as religion or your childhood back in the stone age when things did go your way. Equality exists, acceptance and love is something that will never go away and will continue to grow. Hate might also never disappear but it will never outshine the former again. You don't like gays, or our ways of life, or these apparent divisions? Nobody is forcing you to acknowledge or understand them. Go do something good with your life instead of sitting at your computer moaning. That's all I have to say. I wish you all the best in life, ENJOY IT! :)[/p][/quote]"Division clearly only exists in the minds of the ignorant. " So you're claiming that there are no LGBT sections in any organisations anywhere? I note that you weren't able to explain why gays need to buy things from other gays., or that you could describe these so-called 'gay specific' items to which you referred. Is that because you've realised just how stupid your comment was? notslimjim
  • Score: -2

5:30pm Fri 22 Aug 14

her professional says...

Tr1stan wrote:
her professional wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
What rubbish. There are hundreds of events throughout the year raising money for specific charities (open gardens for Macmillan, the bike ride for the heart foundation and so on). The only way to raise money that is distributed across the board is by taxation, and maybe that's a good idea, after all, why should cancer research, or HIV treatment be dependent on charity? We are a rich nation and supposed to be civilised after all.
Try tell that to the government love
Try getting a political party to suggest it love.
[quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]her professional[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]What rubbish. There are hundreds of events throughout the year raising money for specific charities (open gardens for Macmillan, the bike ride for the heart foundation and so on). The only way to raise money that is distributed across the board is by taxation, and maybe that's a good idea, after all, why should cancer research, or HIV treatment be dependent on charity? We are a rich nation and supposed to be civilised after all.[/p][/quote]Try tell that to the government love[/p][/quote]Try getting a political party to suggest it love. her professional
  • Score: -2

10:08pm Fri 22 Aug 14

Tr1stan says...

her professional wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
her professional wrote:
Tr1stan wrote:
lonegull wrote:
Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.
I agree
What rubbish. There are hundreds of events throughout the year raising money for specific charities (open gardens for Macmillan, the bike ride for the heart foundation and so on). The only way to raise money that is distributed across the board is by taxation, and maybe that's a good idea, after all, why should cancer research, or HIV treatment be dependent on charity? We are a rich nation and supposed to be civilised after all.
Try tell that to the government love
Try getting a political party to suggest it love.
Lol
[quote][p][bold]her professional[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]her professional[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Tr1stan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lonegull[/bold] wrote: Well done on the money raised but surely if the organisers want to be fully embraced by the wider community the money raised shouldn't be for the sole benefit of LGBT community. Sucks of having your cake and eating it.[/p][/quote]I agree[/p][/quote]What rubbish. There are hundreds of events throughout the year raising money for specific charities (open gardens for Macmillan, the bike ride for the heart foundation and so on). The only way to raise money that is distributed across the board is by taxation, and maybe that's a good idea, after all, why should cancer research, or HIV treatment be dependent on charity? We are a rich nation and supposed to be civilised after all.[/p][/quote]Try tell that to the government love[/p][/quote]Try getting a political party to suggest it love.[/p][/quote]Lol Tr1stan
  • Score: 3

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