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I Do Not Understand Homophobics

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    Girls Cloths - so,,,i'm in this department store picking out outfits,,in the misses section. i'm having fun,,doing my thing. i have a couple of tops picked out,,,and i'm looking...
    starchild182 starchild182 31-35, M 16 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    My best friend is homophobe and do not can not understand. I my self are not homosexual but I still cannot see any harm they are causing to society at large macro or micro!!!
    jordass jordass 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I Don't Get It - I think it's funny how homophobic guys automatically think that all gay men are attracted to them somehow... I just wanna say, "Dude, you can't even attract...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2008

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    Closet Gay? - I've always had this theory that homophobes are really just secretly gay.
    cj0511 cj0511 22-25 Aug 9, 2013

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    I Don't Get It - Why dislike/hate someone just because their sexuality is different from yours? I can't understand it at all. I once went to a gay club with a friend from college...
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    What's Not To Get? - Some people are gay, bisexual, and "straight" as people call it. But what I don't get about homophobics is it seems like they love to pick on the people that...
    Nuggeten15 Nuggeten15 13-15, F 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    "I hate the word Homophobia. It's not a phobia. You're not scared. You're just an *******." - Morgan Freeman
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Riddle Me This - ok so i don't even think gays or lesbians or bisexuals exist. i think that people just fall in love with people. like a girl may have only ever dated guys then...
    ImJustPeachy ImJustPeachy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2010

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    I Live With In My Family Against Me - you see i am gay and my whole life  my family cant accept that and i am the joke of the family and my brothers always accusing me of...
    clarencefields2007 clarencefields2007 31-35 12 Responses May 8, 2008

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    What Is Their Problem - Hi! I'm a young girl who supports all movement in diversity and the lgbt community. I think homophobic people need to move with the times because the world...
    TheRealMe98 TheRealMe98 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2012

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    They Make Me So Furious I Could Cry! - How on earth is it anyone's business what other people do in their sex lives? I mean, would it seem anymore insane for me to go up and...
    Superfluous Superfluous 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2007

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    To All You Homophobes Out There - I do not understand why there are people who cannot accept that people are different. There are people who are so against gay people that they don...
    Jennaryder Jennaryder 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    Love Is Love - Unless you are God, you cannot tell people what is right, and what is not. LOVE IS LOVE.
    iL0VEYOU iL0VEYOU 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2011

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    Most of them are ugly and jelus becoz thay carnt get a girlfrend even
    Hotblondey Hotblondey 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Homophobia. Hope And Betting On Goodness. - This morning I received a private message from someone telling me that she wanted to add me to her circle but she noticed I was a...
    autumnsparrow autumnsparrow 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2013

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    UNDERSTANDING CAME TO ME - I never understood homophobes, racists, religious fundamentalists, etcetera… who make such a big deal of other people being different, even though...
    Quantumphysica Quantumphysica 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Doesn't Make Sense - I guess I don't recognize why people would take so much of their energy and put it towards hating something that will never effect them in their lives.  I...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 2 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    I Do -   Just like any other intolerant people, they're either ignorant, closed minded, or have beliefs which that lifestyle conflicts with. Not to say they are right, quite...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 8, 2007

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    I Believe Fear Might Just Be A Factor - Strangely I find it funny, sad, demeaning, crazy, and everything above almost that some people can be homophobic. As of now you can't really...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    Homophobia Is Gay - It's hard to understand human hatred at the best of times, especially when your hatred stems from a time where the people who lived through it have been dead...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    A School Dance - When I was in High School, I was an active member of two of the school's most prestigious choirs.  We went on a major trip at the end of each year to compete...
    Avice Avice 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    I despise the idea that someone would disenfranchise and belittle an entire group of people over misguided and irrational hatred disguised as an opinion.
    MundiPace MundiPace 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n5O9tz30So This is my opinion. While it's not completely about homosexuality, it's about all sexual acts, including homosexual ones. Basically...
    faeriefate faeriefate 18-21 1 Response Feb 23

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    From Experience... - most homophobics are that way because they are ashamed of some homo thoughts or feelings they themselves have
    RockYouBebeh RockYouBebeh 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2007

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    Girls Cloths - it happened again today,im standing in line at wal-mart,,and i hear  a whisper,behind me,,,,hes wearing the same jeans i am,,then i hear HEY BUDDY YOU'RE A...
    starchild182 starchild182 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    I Could Never Understand Homophobes - I have never had an issue with people in the LGBT community. At ten years old my favourite tv couple was an LGBT couple. Since then I became...
    TrishaHarrington TrishaHarrington 16-17, F 3 Responses May 8, 2013

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    This video says it allhttp://youtu.be/WXayhUzWnl0
    runtom runtom 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Some People Born Gay, Get Over It - tho in my country, Homosexuality is Legal but society still kills them hating... :( They think Homosexuality is a disease, and it just spreads...
    rob128 rob128 22-25, M Jul 4, 2013

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    Agenda - and it's not just men.some women can be very homophobic.some will go out of there way to make a point,,,like there on some sort of an agenda,,so they can walk away feeling...
    starchild182 starchild182 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    You Never Forget Your First Love... - Last year I was lucky enough to experience my first love. She was beautiful, charming, funny, and loved me back. Unfortunately her entire...
    NeenaFlame NeenaFlame 18-21, F Sep 23, 2012

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    I Need Help - Hi I'm a 14 year old straight male, and I really don't want to offend anybody, I just want advice. Thank you. Having been raised by Christian parents, I am homophobic...
    SLiMshady817 SLiMshady817 13-15 3 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    Love - I knew I loved my partner the second I saw her smile. As she smiled at me, my whole insides gleamed and I realized something. I loved her. What is love? Is it the thing that...
    Freeingtibet Freeingtibet 46-50, F Mar 11, 2013

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    Okay, I do not care about other ppl who are gay, they can be whoever they wanna be. it's just when I was in high school I didn't really date so I heard some ppl start to think...
    the808heartbreak the808heartbreak 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    Okay, I understand if you dont like seeing gay people kiss or when they flirt with you, everyone hates it when someone theyre not attracted to does that. But is it really...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 13-15, T Dec 15, 2013

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    The Harm Homophobia Cause... - I have been very contemplative lately, wether or not I should write a nonfiction book, 'Homophobia- The real effects.' But before I do that I would...
    Resolute4freedom Resolute4freedom 18-21, F 3 Responses May 26, 2010

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    Why - Isn't there enough hate in the world already? You don't have to like everything but you don't have to spread the negativity and hatred... enough is enough.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2008

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    Love Gay Men But Hate Gay Women? - It keeps happening that people in my that were avid supporters for gay rights and have tons of gay friends... have the opposite feeling towards...
    SweetDesireeRose SweetDesireeRose 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    Don't Try - It's a fools errand to try and understand them. I do my best to avoid homophobes at all cost. I've always thought that what people criticise the most in others is...
    jamie939 jamie939 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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    Homophobes - I've always thought they were secretly gay. But, I don't know. Maybe, they are just ignorant and rude and close minded.
    Awesomeness2015 Awesomeness2015 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    What's the Point? - often, when i react to another person's homophobic remarks, people will say to me, "you're not gay, so why do you care?" while it's true that i'm...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 21 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    I Understand.. But I Don't. - depending on the individual, sometimes i understand why people are homophobic. and it's usually just a general rule that people are afraid of what...
    BarNapkinPoet BarNapkinPoet 22-25, F 29 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    This Seemed to Fit This Group... - I did not write this but I love the statement it makes... Every Girl Every Boy FOR EVERY GIRL WHO IS TIRED OF ACTING WEAK WHEN SHE IS STRONG...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    Saudi Lesbian Couple Looking For Gay Moc's - two lesbian girls looking for two gay Moc's...
    lesbiancouple lesbiancouple 18-21, F Sep 11, 2013

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    No Homo? Please, You Have Insecure Written All Over Your Head. - When guys says, "No Homo." I always ask if they are unsure of their sexuality. They always give me this blank stare...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    You Be You And I Will Be Me - No matter who you choose to believe in every person on earth was created just the way they are. You like vanilla; I like chocolate You have a cat; I...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2013

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    Please Explain - I really need someone to explain to me why someone could be homophobic. Do they think that when a man loves another man that a unicorn is slowly tortured by a...
    Kylexy18 Kylexy18 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    Not At All! - Yesterday I saw on the news that in France, people got out on the streets to support gay marriege. I found it amazing. 63% of the population are supporting the...
    Kate97 Kate97 16-17, F Feb 1, 2013

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    Homophobia is a word used by the gay community to destroy people who far say anything critical if they lifestyle. It's almost the same as being called a "racist" by the black...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    I Do Not Understand My Mom - In this day and age, all I can say is "WOW" when I think of my mother and the topic of LGBT. Here is a couple of situations that just blow my mind...
    Bubbles48509 Bubbles48509 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    Westboro Baptist Church - I just finished watching a documentary by Louis Theroux on the Westboro Baptist Church. Its so eye opening and brain numbing to see little children being...
    pinkpanther26 pinkpanther26 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    I Have A Dream... - “I have a dream, that my children with one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character...
    Freeingtibet Freeingtibet 46-50, F Mar 13, 2013

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