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« on: April 12, 2007, 10:12:00 am »
Ok, if you know what the Day of Silence is, then yay! If not...

The Day of Silence is a day where GLBT(Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual,Transexual) people or supporters don't talk for a day to show the lack of voice the GLBT community has. The goal is to not talk :Xscotch.gif for nine consectutive waking hours.

You can find more information at http://www.dayofsilence.org/ .

It is on Wednesday, April 18 2007 this year.

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Edit: [Admins]: Would this be apropriate for news???
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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2007, 11:18:00 am »
Oh? Never heard of it till now. Nine hours is all? Hell, I do that every day =P
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2007, 02:32:00 pm »
this is not news worthy (as it is contorversial).

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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2007, 03:35:00 pm »
What's so controversial about it?  I don't think it's newsworthy, but there's nothing controversial.

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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2007, 12:38:00 am »
supporting of gays and the like, there are a lot of people (myself included) who feel that it is unnatural and wrong.
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« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2007, 01:04:00 am »
Uh-oh, I'm sensing tension in this general area here.
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« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2007, 04:44:00 am »
Rivereye: I didn't know you felt this way about it. I hope we can still be friends?
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« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2007, 06:10:00 am »
I agree with rivereye here.
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« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2007, 10:12:00 am »
Well, I would say being gay is pretty unnatural if you asked me, but I don't have any issues with people that are gay I don't think. They seem at least mostly normal to me and as long as they don't do something like, make out when I'm in the room (common sense for straight people too :Ptongue.gif) I'm ok with homos.

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« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2007, 10:15:00 am »
I think it's unnatural, but I don't really think that it is wrong.  If somebody is gay/bi/whatever, then they're gay/bi/whatever, and I doubt that they chose to be that way.  

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« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2007, 10:28:00 am »
What's un-natural about it, the human species and it's actions/thoughts are part of nature as well.

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« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2007, 10:38:00 am »
By "unnatural," I meant that it's not the way it/.nature indented it to be.  Being born with one arm is unnatural.  It's not wrong, but it's unnatural.  If nature ended for people to be, gay, for example, and that was the way it was supposed to be, then the human species might have died out many years ago because not enough people were being born.  (No offense to gay/lesbian people, and that isn't really a problem currently anyway, but just saying...)

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« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2007, 01:28:00 pm »
Nature doesn't have intentions.  There is only what happens and doesn't happen.

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« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2007, 01:35:00 pm »
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/unnatural

Definition #3:  "at variance with what is normal or to be expected"

That's what I meant.

Sorry, I'm not trying to be rude, and I try to avoid quoting dictionary websites....

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« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2007, 02:26:00 pm »
Ok let's look at it like this. Boys = PS3 and Girls = Power Outlets. If you walked in and saw a PS3 having intercouse with a PS3 you would be like woah how are you compatible you both need to be hooked up. But if you saw a PS3 having intercourse with a Power Outlet its like oh he's just getting his thing on. Haha that's my analogy. Anyways I don't care what people want to do its their life. Your life or die! Im straight because nothing matches boobs!!!!!!!!!!
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