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    deleted deleted 26-30 May 11

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    I'm sitting in the supermarket parking lot,

    and two young men pull in to the space parallel from me, the driver comes around and smiles at the other as he gets out and they stare at each other for a long moment, then the driver says "i love you" and they linked arms and walked off-it was so cute!
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T Apr 1

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    If your child is gay,

    it doesn't mean you failed as a parent. If you disown your child because they are gay, then you failed as a parent.
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 15

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    I'm SO happy that Ireland did the right thing

    and voted yes for LGBT marriage!
    thefurthestthing thefurthestthing 18-21, F 6 Responses May 23

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    So this girl on Omegle told me she was a

    homophobe. She said gay people were "soulless trash". So for the past few days, I pretended to be a guy named Eric. I've been the sweetest, most caring person toward her. She told me I made her the happiest she's ever been. Then I dropped the bomb that I was a girl. Even though...
    taelourbrhee taelourbrhee 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    I am not gay but my sister is

    and I will support same sex marriage no matter what cause if my sister is to find the person she wants to spend the rest of her life with I'm gonna be right there behind her supporting her decisions I love my sister and want nothing more than her happiness.
    Joshboyd99 Joshboyd99 13-15 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I believe anyone should be able to love

    who they love without judgement nor restrictions of any sort. I watch my best friend get treated as if he does something wrong when he's with his boyfriend. It's simply wrong. put yourself in their shoes; would you appreciate the circumstances if you had to go through what same...
    kmiracle kmiracle 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    No freedom til we're equal,

    damn right I support it!!👬👭
    berithepso berithepso 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    The Bible Is Not A Reason...

    I am an 18 year old, straight, conservative girl. I wholeheartedly support gay rights. I always have. For years I grew up in a christian home, going to church all the time, going to private lutheran schools and going to confirmation classes. I now am old enough and feel I have...
    absolutevalue absolutevalue 18-21, F 29 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    So the 2 guys I had defended at the mall a

    couple of months ago called me today to invite me to their wedding :) It's funny cause I gave them my # and I thought they had forgotten about me...I'm so happy for them and I'm glad I made decision to defend them that day I don't regret it
    PrettyEvelin PrettyEvelin 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    Today, I got the biggest shock of my life My 50

    year old dad came into my room, and told me that since him and my mum broke up about 10 years ago, he's been to counselling, spoken to a load of people , and has realised that he is a gay man, and has been secretly seeing someone for the last 2 years. My dad, the father of 3...
    Mselisa Mselisa 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 8

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    I saw this beautiful quote on Facebook

    today: Marriage is not about religion. Atheists marry. Marriage is not about procreation. The infertile marry. Marriage is about love. That's it. And that's beautiful.
    MrsChatterbox MrsChatterbox 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2014

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    The world has bigger problems

    than boys who kiss boys
    stayhappyitsmadi stayhappyitsmadi 18-21, F 1 Response May 1, 2014

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    valiantfreak0 valiantfreak0 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Homosexuality is found in over 550 species.

    Homophobia is only found in one. What's unnatural?
    huskysheep huskysheep 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    Every body should be like

    that little boy!
    valiantfreak valiantfreak 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    Kay so I'm bi but what I don't understand is

    how some people hate or don't like gays, lesbians, etc. It's so normal to see a straight person be like "Ew he's gay, what a f*ggot." and stuff like that but you never see a gay or lesbian go up to a straight person and be like "ew, he/she is straight." It's not right. If...
    Theo1999 Theo1999 13-15, M 4 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    I'm incredibly happy about same sex couples

    being able to legally marry….after all, it means I can go to the wedding.
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    This was awkward we had some discussion in PD

    today about Gay Rights and that Thing in Ireland, half our class was against it then some ***** shouts "Of course Mackenzie would be for it, he is Gay after all" TO THE ENTIRE CLASS so now everyone in my class knows I'm Gay and my PD Teacher
    SpiritOfOrpheus SpiritOfOrpheus 16-17, M 12 Responses May 19

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    if your anti-gay (also known

    as a severe case of stupid) please watch this video... https://youtu.be/55dlDoszeDQ
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    The most asinine stance I come across in the

    whole LGBT debate with its opponents is when they reference their religion as an argument against homosexuality. Bish I'm busting my *** studying the scientific research into the genetics and evolutionary biology of homosexuality, and you're referencing the equivalent of a...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 4 Responses May 23

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    Americans Far More Comfortable With Gay

    Presidential Candidate Than Evangelical Christian by DAVID BADASH May 06, 2015 10:16 AM A new poll finds the vast majority of Americans are far more enthusiastic and comfortable with a presidential candidate who is gay than who is an evangelical Christian. Change the...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 1 Response May 6

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    This is kinda a unpopular opinion in my country,

    Russia isn't known of being the most LGBT friendly country in the world. But I fully support people having the freedom to express themselves, if they are gay. They are gay, nothing can change that and nothing will. I hate hearing about the gangs in Russia hunting down gay...
    DiaryOfMine DiaryOfMine 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Do you still believe

    that homosexuality is a sin? Why? Why? Because Jesus said so: no, actually Jesus never said anything about it. Because the Old Testament said so: yeah, the Old Testament also says its sinful to eat shell fish, to wear clothes woven from different fabrics, and eat pork...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 7 Responses Mar 18

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    I can only imagine how hard it can be

    for gay people to be accepted by the society. I'm not gay myself, but I absolutely support gay rights. It must be awful to be gay and to know that all of your friends hate gays, for example. Or if you live in a country or state where gay marriage is illegal. Really, why the hate...
    HereIam2000 HereIam2000 13-15, M 5 Responses Apr 27

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    I don't understand people

    that dislike people from the LGBT community. If there happy, law abiding, causing no harm to anybody else there should be no problem. Some of the brightest and most intellectual enlightening people i know are happily gay. Just leave em alone.
    thejase thejase 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I really hate the fact how half the people on

    this planet hate gay/bi sexual people! It really does make my blood boil how they just judge just like that and when they tell me what they think of gay/ bi people and I just look at them as if I was pick up a shovel and smash it across their face. I really don't see the...
    Saaarrraaah Saaarrraaah 16-17, F 8 Responses Apr 6

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    so Indiana is now legally allowed to put up

    signs that say whether or not gay people can come into their establishments. what is this, 1960? if my girlfriend and i want a ******* Chick Fil A sandwich we shouldn't have to pretend to not be in love just to order the damn thing.
    girlinteruppted girlinteruppted 16-17, F 14 Responses Apr 6

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    I thinks it's important

    for everybody of any sexual orientation, gender identity, race or religion to have equal rights, I believe that all people are equal. I don't get it when people say "I'm religious, you can't be gay." If you don't like gay sex, don't have gay sex, if you don't like gay marriage...
    CrimsonShadow CrimsonShadow 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I support everyone who like the same gender ^^

    and my dad HATES me for it. But you know what? There's NOTHING WRONG WITH IT!!
    bingbongtingtongg bingbongtingtongg 18-21, F 3 Responses May 23

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    Equal rights, equal respect.

    I'm not gay, but if I was I would not want to live with fear. Stop the hate
    Joshua1325 Joshua1325 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm not against any groups

    but still truly marveled by the "intelligence" of some. http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/04/18/iranian-cleric-blames-gay-children-on-fathers-intercourse-fantasies/
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 20

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    10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage Is

    *Before reading this post, please be advised that it is intended to be sarcastic, intended to show how ridiculous the arguments against gay marriage are.  I do NOT believe or support the 10 listed reasons.*   1) Being gay is not natural.  It's a choice. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 50 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    So Does Jesus!

    Yeah. I figured the title might catch attention. I did that on purpose. Honestly, this shouldn't be an issue. I think it's only common sense that your personal or religious beliefs do not justify the denial of basic human rights. I cannot stress this point enough. I don't care...
    belleanomalie belleanomalie 16-17, F 17 Responses Sep 4, 2007

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    Straight people fear gays.

    Hence marriage debated. Gays may be better at it. So religious people bark loud. And buy politicians. Then go back to more sins. Bet they wont agree. Lol.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 17

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    The Simple Truth about Homosexuals I'm writing

    this post to clear the air.. There are some common misconceptions about us gay peeps. I can't speak for all but this is my story... I grew up in a very small town with a very narrow minded white family. Their view on other races, religions, and sexual orientation was all pretty...
    SuumCuique SuumCuique 31-35, F 4 Responses May 14

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    I just had a post deleted

    because it contained inappropriate language. It was a quote from Supreme Court Justice Alito gay marriage. How ironic.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 2 Responses May 5

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    i got blocked by Matthew staver on twitter

    for challenging his primitive backwards minded beliefs on gay's & gay marriage
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    1...2...3...4... Homophobia out of the door 5.

    ..6...7...8... Don't assume your child is straight *drum rolls* #teamrainbow
    FinnyFunny FinnyFunny 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 10

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    My Best Friend - my reclaimed story I

    once had this male best friend when I was in university. He and I were inseparable. We went to our university classes together. We did all nighters studying for exams together, sometimes at my place and sometimes at his parent's home, just outside the city. The best thing we did...
    Artvg Artvg 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    I have some family relatives

    that are lesbians and i fully respect that. I have nothing against homosexuality but i feel that i'm more prompt for supporting it for homosexual men than lesbians as i feel they are more discriminated on a larger scale than lesbians. Not to say lesbians don't get discriminated...
    TheWanderingWillo TheWanderingWillo 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    My brother just said something

    so incredibly wrong... He just told me the reason it's so hard for the lgbt community to make advances is because they're so defensive, and whenever someone asks a question, the asker is attacked by the lgbt community. He said they attack people who don't hurt them. First off...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F 11 Responses Apr 14

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    If your kid is LGBT and you just can't

    "understand" it then think about this: finding out you're "different" from everyone else, being told by countless people that god will not love or accept you is very, very hard. You aren't a failure as a parent if your kid is gay. You, however, are a pretty crappy parent if you...
    Sxculent Sxculent 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    As a lesbian who's been out

    for over 10 years, I'm a huge supporter and fighter for equal rights between everyone. I don't think gender, age or race should have anything to do with being legally allowed to marry whomever you love.
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Gay people are the best people!

    Almost all of them are generally happier, prouder of who they are, and more likable. If I could be best friends between 50 straight people or 1 gay person, I'd choose the gay person. They also make you feel loved and worth living and accept you.
    mynameisxman mynameisxman 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    They were born this way.

    Put yourselves in their situation and feel how it feels like to struggle for freedom from discrimination.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 16

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