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I Think Gays Should Have Rights

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    The Rights Of Gays Are The Same Rights As Everyone Else

    Gays are human and they have certain rights given to them as to all of us by our birthrights a free human beings.Gays have no more or no less rigths than anyone. Those who thing gays have fewer rights are endangering their own rigths as well. If government or anyone can restrict...
    kayaker712 kayaker712 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    I'm gay I just came out the closet a few days

    ago and I have held it in for too long so I figured it was time to come out.
    Quietboy15 Quietboy15 13-15, M 5 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    I don't like how we class them

    as gay. People are people. And rights are more so privileges but that's another story.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I Totally Agree

    that gays should have rights. They are human beings too.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    Of course gays should have rights,

    but I also think I should not have their life style forced upon me as something I have to agree with. I say live and let live, but would all you gay people please just keep your private business private?
    Bonnie1934 Bonnie1934 56-60, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    I think they should have lefts too.

    it would suck being so one sided.
    sevron sevron 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Hestheonlyone Hestheonlyone 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    girlyboy83 girlyboy83 31-35, T Feb 13

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    I am lost and broken

    but I'm single if anyone wants to talk I'm 16
    CJ2018 CJ2018 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    jacobnipper jacobnipper 13-15 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I really want gays and lesbians to have the

    same right to wreck their lives like straight people that want to get married. I really liked gays/lesbians until they wanted so badly to be just like the rest of the stupid a in society that want a "marriage" ..since when do you need a piece of paper or even an event to...
    ivan305 ivan305 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I have always wonted to really date a guy

    who truly love me and I am still on hold waiting for that one who can love me for whom I am. some peaple are shy to am Gay even I am one. but why is it so.people think gays aren't the best a nature. but it us not a our fault it Neva ours we born this way so people should...
    chickx chickx 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    For Me It'S Simple.

    For me it has always been simple. At the age of ten I watched a TV show with a gay character. I learned about his struggles and to be honest, I didn't understand why he struggled. At that age I didn't see anything wrong with a boy liking another boy. I didn't have any issues with...
    TrishaHarrington TrishaHarrington 16-17, F 2 Responses May 11, 2013

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    Everyone, Everywhere

    Until we level the playing field so that everyone has the same rights and responsibilities, we will never achieve an equitable society. It is is difficult enough in this world to find someone to share mutual love and respect, without imposing such restrictions on love.Long...
    VaritySinning VaritySinning 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2010

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    I am not gay. I wouldn't want to be.

    And sometimes, I don't approve of their lifestyle. (I don't want to be a hypocrite). HOWEVER, that doesn't mean they shouldn't have rights. They are still humans. Love is love and the heart wants what the heart wants. Even if I HATED gays, that gives me no right to dehumanize...
    GirlOfTowers GirlOfTowers 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    I don't know why we don't yet.

    It's hard. For people to accept.
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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    You Can'T Change A Person

    No one can change a person, no one can change a gay to be straight, it's who they are. Accept and live on, it's a free world, so many selfish people out there that bully people because they are gay, bi. I am bi woman, I can't come out because my family/relatives and so many in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 24, 2013

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    NEBRASKA HAS EXCEPTED GAY MARRIAGE!

    !! STARTING MARCH 9TH!!!!
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 2

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    It's 1 reason why if I decide to be Christian

    when I'm older, I'm not going to be Catholic because I don't believe in sexism & anti-gay. My opinion is that homophobics are poorly educated. There seems to be no other good explanation.
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    Living the homosexual lifestyle is already hard

    , so people that "pretends" to be gay because of a "trend" . You really irk me!!
    lmyrical lmyrical 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29, 2014

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    I was a break in school today

    when one of the seniors came up to our table n say down. Somehow the topic of homosexuals came up. Without hesitation she said "I think we should make fun of gays." I looked at her funny n my friend next to me just said "that isn't right they can be who they want." Then the...
    TallyO TallyO 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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    Adult Child Disability (SSA) I was

    so happy when I heard that gay marriage had passed until I heard about this ****** up Social Security law,
The question I have is what is the purpose of the law put forth that people that are drawing from adult child disability can’t get married unless they be disqualified...
    Leo2015 Leo2015 26-30, M Jan 24

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    I want to go to Ohio pride

    but no one will take me and it's like so depressing because there's so many cute girls and boys.
    hollynoelbug hollynoelbug 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2014

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    Serving Honorably? Honoring The Country But Not Honoring Myself

    I have served for 12+ years now and deeply in the closet during my service to this country.  I love serving.  I love my job.  I have deployed three times in the span of my career and I have no regrets in having done that.  However, I look at this policy as...
    marielove1977 marielove1977 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Well this video changed my output on it

    if you do not support them or think they should have rights watch this video please it's very touching and will make you change your mind completely made me cry http://youtu.be/CnOJgDW0gPI
    PabloBoyyyy PabloBoyyyy 16-17, M 7 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    Everyone Should Have Rights

    I think everyone should have rights,Including the gays,Too right they should,Everyone else has rights,So why not the gays?Give them equal rights,Make the world a better place,And most of all,Make everyone happy!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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    I envision falling in love with people,

    not just their gender. Love is much deeper than that.
    peachykins peachykins 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    I'm a teen. Gone to church all of my life.

    I'm 16. and... I'm gay. still in the closet, and I don't know what to do. everyone would be so disappointed if I came out of the closet.
    NotYourAverageGuy1998 NotYourAverageGuy1998 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Yes if straight can do what they want

    why can't gays their human to
    Purplequeen21 Purplequeen21 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    does any guy want to get to know me

    and i can get to know you age 13-15 please
    davidisofthe13 davidisofthe13 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Sexuality In the Military

    I read an article this morning about Obama dismissing the Don't Ask Don't Tell law for our Armed Forces. Some of the reasons that they are holding off on repealing it is that it could be "uncomfortable" for recruits to shower and or bunk with someone who is gay or a...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 13 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    You know what I wish? I wish we'd stop calling them gay. Or anything else for that matter. Why can't they just be people? People allowed to be people free to love whomever they...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 4

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    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    seriously it just feels like it....I don't know why but it just feels that my thinking is not normal...well as long as I keep my thoughts in my head I think everything should be...
    DarkKinkster DarkKinkster 26-30, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I don't think my madness is such a secret anymore :)
    joyfulcloudofsorrow joyfulcloudofsorrow 31-35, F 1 Response 7 mins ago

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    Seriously , I am very weird, I think the word fear is not enough to describe my issues, i think the word psycho, weirdo, or freak will be more precise. Now marriage makes me...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 6

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    I'm more on edge than anything and I need to get this under control. Certain issues happen where a friendship ends or I tell some to get out of my face. I then begin to sit and...
    BigPun311 BigPun311 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I've never fit in with male social groups. I've never liked sports, never been able to join in when guys talk about women in the way guys do. I've always associated better with...
    manlikewoman manlikewoman 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    About 2 months ago I had a couple of blisters that were extremely itchy, the more I scratched the worse it got. I googled everything I could think of to see if I had herpes...
    K032991 K032991 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    For the past 6 months or so, I have been purging to help me lose weight. I have always been quite thin but working and traveling long distances has prevented me from doing exercise...
    wallflower2207 wallflower2207 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I think that children should have some degree of say in their upbringing (as in attachment parenting). I was potty-trained way too early and as a result have various problems (such...
    spankediapered spankediapered 31-35, M Mar 11

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    I've hated my eyebrows since about the age of 14, but I've dragged myself through live by covering them with my hair. I haven't exactly lived I've just existed. I get very strong...
    martyn131185 martyn131185 26-30, M Mar 12

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