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I've been seeing quite a few people condemning gay folks for being "too open", trying to shove gayness in peoples' faces, and making gayness their defining characteristic.  I can't speak for all gay people, but I have just a few things to say about this.


First, how can someone be too open or too forward about who they are?  After all, being gay is nothing to be ashamed of.  Our society has moved past that archaic idea.  Thus, there is no reason should we feel we have to be careful and discreet about how much we reveal about our sexuality.  I don't introduce myself with "hi, I'm Anna and I'm gay," but when conversations on relationships, politics, gay rights, or my significant other come up, I'm not shy about saying that I am a lesbian.  If that offends you, the fault is yours, not mine.


Secondly, many people misinterpret normal behaviors as being innately gay.  I've known straight men that have many stereotypically gay mannerisms and many straight women who wear boyish clothes and act stereotypically masculine.  All they are doing is acting out their personality.  When I wear boyish clothes or act masculine, I am doing the same.  That personality would be mine regardless of my sexuality and I refuse to alter it because someone thinks it is "camp" or "butch".  If it offends you, the fault is yours, not mine.


Thirdly, accepting that I am gay does not mean that it is my sole defining characteristic.  Being open about it doesn't mean that I identify as gay over everything else.  People who claim this are seeing only what they want to see.  I am just as open about being a physicist as I am about being gay.  I am just as open about being a dork as I am about being gay.  I am just as open about supporting my friends as I am about being gay.  I am just as open about liking to cook as I am about being gay.  I am just as open about being a tutor as I am about being gay.  In other words, my entire personality is out of the closet for public view, but some people zero in only on my sexual orientation because that is the part they feel should stay in the closet.  That isn't their decision; it's mine.  If it offends you, the fault is yours, not mine.


Finally, I am aware that I write and speak a lot about gay activism, and my experience with coming out.  This isn't something I am ashamed of.  I have spent a good part of my life feeling shame and fear about admitting this part of me.  Being able to plainly state who I am is a part of the healing process.  Being able to help others who are or were in my situation is part of the healing process and hopefully part of their healing process as well.  How does my openness in any way harm you badly enough to deny us our healing?  If you are offended, the fault is yours, not mine.


People who complain that people are "too gay" need to get over themselves.  We aren't trying to be special snowflakes.  We are trying to be ourselves.  If you are offended, the fault is yours, not ours.
I've just stumbled across a few people on tumblr and facebook lately who are complaining about how they don't mind gay people but only when they aren't "pushing their gayness in everyone's face." I have a few things to say about this. Happy to hear from you, but keep it civil and concise or I will block. Have a nice day!

EDIT: OH MY GOODNESS you guys. I've gotten so much activity on this piece that I honestly can't read through it all. I really appreciate all of the support and opinions being expressed (well, most of them) so don't think you're being ignored. However, since I can only access the internet for a limited time every day, I really can't read and respond to every comment at this rate. All I can say is THANK YOU and feel free to continue discussions, but keep them civil. If I get any reports in my mailbox or front page of abuse here, I will block like a motherfucker. =) Thank you again, and good night!
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DreamLycan Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Bravo. Stand up!
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StoryOfAGirlGoneBi Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i think it is very terrible when people do this especially since i always want to jump up and hug those that have the slightly 'gay' nature since i find it funny and endearing. i personally have a very good sense of who is just being themselves or 'judge of character' i suppose and typically the only problem i have had was with many people at my school who might be pretending to be lesbian or the people that are outright rude and i flip tables around that kind of thing. xD
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
"Pretending to be lesbian?" I'm not sure what that looks like.  Can you explain?
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StoryOfAGirlGoneBi Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
not really sure how to explain it more than they are people that are literally mocking the struggles that people go through. i have seen them go as far as dating guy and even making homophobic slurs yet calling themselves lesbians. a few of them that are not doing that might truly be lesbian but hang out with those that are acting in such manners which can make them be confused among those that are being very mean about it.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
That does sound pretty ugly.  I never know what kids these days will be up to, haha!
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Mr-Herp-Derp Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I admit to being homophobic at one point. But I learned that there is NOTHING WRONG with being gay. I learned being gay isn't a disease, it's just a way of life that doesn't take away the fact that homosexuals are still human. It bothers me that people are so against gays.

Sorry if I sound Biased or rude.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013
No, not biased or rude at all. I used to be homophobic too, due to my upbringing. Then I turned out gay. ^^; I'm glad you gained perspective. People like you keep giving me hope that the future is going to be better.
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Mr-Herp-Derp Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I hope more people will follow in my footsteps, that they drop their homophobia and learn to coexist with gays.
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tails-sama Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Some people take the negative stereotypes about gay people and try to live those out as their personality, and that bothers me as a bisexual girl.

However, I'm sure most of these people get bent out of shape just seeing a couple hold hands, and stereotypical "gay" behavior isn't even a factor. because, well, they're jerks. Great piece!
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
Honestly, I really don't have a problem with stereotypically gay behavior either. Some gay folks just have that personality. It shouldn't be seen as better or worse than any other, in my opinion. I have known straight people who act like that too (and I admit I was suspicious when I was informed he was straight, lol). "Acting gay" shouldn't be treated as inferior, but nor should it be treated as the only way a gay person should act.
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V-e-r-b-o-s-e Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Very well said. Kudos!
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013
Thank you!
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Silent-Lesbian Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
I appreciate this post a lot, it's hard for me to speak aloud about being a lesbian in some cases.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
I see your username. Yeah, it's hurtful being told that your sexuality is something that you should be ashamed of and hidden.
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Gypa Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
I want comment on few things you mentioned in the article,

1. The only way possible be too open about your sexuality or sex life I think as I'm not too sure about it is possible if you bring it up in some fashion that makes you look like fool, but in not sure if I can give any goo d example the other one would be brining up your sexlife and then go into detiail what you do in bed alone or someone else, be ing it stright, gay bi or some fetish related sex. That will offend anyone since sex usually does.

2. First there lot of folks with bad intentions, so they try to pick a fight at any given opportunity, that sickenss me some of those folks might be hypocrites, and can include accusing someone being gay that is not, attack someone that is gays . second part I think your confusing gender and sexuality. But I'm not sure if I should go into deap explaination of the diffrences since im not an expert there stright men that dress like girls, bi men, and gay men, and girls that dress like men, that are stright, bi or gay.

3. Being a person is much more complicated, than sexuality, gender, or fetish (refering to my own gallery) for that matter. There usually more to you and me as person than others are accusing you or me of being.

4. You or anyone should never feel ashamed of themselfs, then they have already allowed the other party to win.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
I can concur with everything you said here. About the confusion between gender and sexuality... I fully understand that, but there tends to be a "gay" stigma on anyone who doesn't act consistent with their gender stereotype. This is often especially bad for men because the gender stereotype there is much more strictly enforced. So, a man who is well groomed and wears feminine-looking clothes might be straight, gay, queer, or transgendered, but society generally just labels them "gay" because that is how they understand men who deviate from the gender-norm. I've known plenty of straight guys that get called gay or told to stop acting gay because "it's embarrassing" or "it will ruin their chances" or some shit like that. It all stems from the same homophobia and it needs to stop. Cheers!
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Gypa Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
exactly,
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GideonAdams Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Student Writer
Hmm very interesting :-) I remember this topic coming up in my sociology class a few years back.

The only thing I think regarding this I guess is that I don't like it when people show too much PDA. But that is true for any sexual orientation. I think it's inappropriate for people to show too much affection in public because it's kinda gross lol. I've heard a lot of people say that gays show more PDA than straight people do, including that sociology professor, however I've never noticed that one way or the other personally. I go to a university of 25,000 students and I can't recall a single time I've seen homosexual PDA. But anyway, like I said...I don't like PDA regardless of the orientation of the culprits.

People shouldn't have a problem with you being a lesbian or what you write on the internet. It's not like you're doing things to your girlfriend out in the street. What's it to them? It's none of their business to judge you. And who doesn't write about things they're passionate about? That's what makes writing great. I may not necessarily agree with everything you say (although for the most part I actually do lol), but at the same time I still think it's fantastic writing.

You're a physicist?
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
=) Thank you! Yeah, I don't have a problem with PDA to an extent, but there is definitely a point where it gets inappropriate. Holding hands, hugging, or giving a kiss I think is pretty appropriate. After all, that sort of stuff is in children's cartoons even, so there's really no point in claiming that we need to "shelter the children" from it. Having hands all over each other and making out is going a bit far. I think it would be respectful for people not to do that, but I'm not going to try to enforce it... it's just my personal comfort zone. I also have never noticed that there is more gay PDA than straight PDA. I have no statistics on the matter (and I'm not sure how you could get any accurately) but I suspect a lot of people think there are more because seeing gay PDA is a lot more noticeable. It isn't the norm so it stands out and the brain remembers it better. Straight PDA just sorta fades out in peoples' minds, unless it was /really/ out-of-hand. It's a sort of confirmation bias. Again, I have no stats to back it up, but I suspect that it is part of the reason people think there is more gay PDA. That and Gay Pride parades, haha!

Thanks for the compliment! I don't expect people to agree with me, but I at least like to make my point well. I am indeed a physicist.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
*snicker*
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Tigerwolf1986 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
That was only the second part (I've posted on here before). Now for Part 3.

No, this isn't propaganda. I just feel that this matter has been raging for too long. There's been too much debating, too much explaining, too much rationalizing, and too much excusing. I tried keeping to myself, but circumstances force me to put my own foot down once and for all. It's reached a point where I'm reminded that I'm entitled to some face value in my diet.

Simple questions. Ask yourselves, people: Do such behaviors LOOK right? Do they honestly SOUND or FEEL right? Really? Think wisely for your answers.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Yes, they look right. Yes, they sound right. Yes, they feel wonderful... I am in love. You are not me. You don't know what I do, how I feel, or why I do it. Your sources are giant cesspools of misinformation. Most of it has been discredited by reliable sources, but people who write these things refuse to back down because, like you, they feel like someone else's behavior "doesn't sound right" to them. You know what? A lot of people think believing in God doesn't sound right. A lot of people think kids having iPhones doesn't seem right. A lot of people think eating meat doesn't feel right. Does that make them right and the people who do these things wrong? No. You have to be pretty fucking arrogant to make that leap. So if you will kindly quit spreading your lies and propaganda on my page, I will greatly appreciate it.
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AniDragon Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I once had a classmate say something like "I'm not homophobic, I don't care what you do in the bedroom, it's fine if you're gay, but if you're a man, act like a man". I replied with "So you're not homophobic, you're just a dick?", and he agreed with me... So... at least he was honest about being a dick.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
Hahaha! I guess he got that much right.
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mrhungry56 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
I should keep my trap shut, but it's already too late for that. My sister came out this past year and announced to the world that she's gay. She even got married to what seems like a very nice woman and they're very happy about together, and honestly, I'm happy for them. Now for the part you won't want to hear...now her world seems to revolve around being gay. When you mention "pushing their gayness in everyone's face", I have to say that nearly every Facebook entry my sister makes is tied in with homosexuality - whether it's gay rights, marriage amendments, the recent election (only as it pertained to gay issues), artwork that depicts gayness, etc.

Come on already. It's ALL about being gay now, and even though I could care less if she's gay, it's too in my face. So you'll say not to go to her Facebook page, that I have a choice. Unfortunately that's what I've done. Now I'm faced with the choice of keeping my distance so as not to be so annoyed at what I've told you about, or I can talk to her about my feelings. Hey, I'm a straight male, I don't do feelings that well - and the dynamics of my family doesn't have good history of communication to begin with. But, I don't want to lose what little connection I have with her, so I'll probably bring it up soon.

Thanks for letting me vent on this topic. I really appreciate it and I hope my comments didn't offend anyone. -Darios
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pittstop Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012
I feel your pain, I am gay, but some of my friends go overboard on it. True equality is a big deal and for many of us something we can't take for granted, but our lives include other things too. Celebrate them AS WELL.

My time on the net is mostly spent on fanboy sites discussing stuff like Star wars and Transformers, being gay is what I am, not who I am.
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Rhi-Raven97 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
To tell the truth, to a lot of people sexuality is a very private thing, for others, not. Its up to the individual to decide whether they want to let society know what their sexual preference is, or what their relationships are like. Lets all go back to that horrible place only rivaled by the descriptions in Dante's Inferno: Middle School. No matter if you were straight, bi, gay, lesbian, trans, it didn't matter. You're personal life was subject to scrutiny by the entire school, no matter if what was being scrutinized was true or not. If we all went through hell then, why perpetuate it now? In the theater group I'm in now, we have "gay guys" making out with a "emo-bi chick" on the table, and perform Monty Python skits with gender rolls reverse. You never really know what people's sexual preference is unless they decide to tell you, but that same guy who say's he's strictly homosexual will also hit you on the butt with a baguette if you're not careful. And you know what? We all support each other, laugh with each other, cry with each other and sleep on each other back stage because even if that person is open about they're sexuality and "blatantly" or "too gay", it really doesn't matter. Well, except I'm almost afraid to imagine the weddings but still XD I have no idea why sexuality bothers people so much. When you get down to it, honesty, loyalty, respect, and love and support for each other matters and I choose my friends on those grounds, not who they sleep with.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
You get it better than I could ever express. I love this comment. I love that you don't find someone's expression of their sexuality innately wrong or offensive. I love that you can appreciate and support anyone equally. Well said.
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Rhi-Raven97 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Haha no problem. I love being around people who don't find the need to label themselves or others. I mean, what's the point of that anyways?
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
Search me!
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Rhi-Raven97 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I know right? I just don't get it...
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pcmdt Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
First: great article!
I am not gay! But I am very open-minded (introduction).
For having a narrow-minded family I understantd your opinion.
I just wanted to add something you may have misunderstood: what bothers these people is in fact the gay folk wanting to demark themself from society by their ways but at the same time wanting to be aknowledged by the rest of the world and respected (what is perfectly normal)... It is this contradiction that make these "haters", yes I call them so, have a bad eye on you.
Let's take an exemple: you see a normal person in the street, you won't notice him but if this person is clothed in a gothik style , your eye will focus on him and your brain will say "strange" before even knowing this same person..
You always have to remember that sociology proved that it is the "cover" of someone that will for most people define him.
Also if they don't know you they will directly see you as "gay" and this is complicated for some to overpass.
Again, respect for you to assume who you are! Never forget to be proud of it without implicating it to much to the people you just met...
Greetings,
Paul.M
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
Well said and a good point. I will always be proud of who I am. =) Thanks for writing!
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pcmdt Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Ya welcome, it's not for nothing that this weiting is in my group :D
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
I'm very honored!
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Knightwhisper Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
We as a species have a terrible tendency to "categorize" and "classify" things. It is in our nature. This boils down to sexuality being completely overstated, overused, overvalued and our society being desensitized from having any shame or morals about their sexuality. I am not stating this from a religious mindset - kind of hard to do that when you are an atheist - I am stating it from a moral standpoint. Straight people shouldn't be blunt and forward about their sexuality, their sexual life, and their personal relationships. The same as LGBT's shouldn't. It boils down to not letting your sexuality define you as a person and being the only thing you take seriously or that has value to society or even yourself; and then having the common sense and moral decency not to put people in a position to be forced to accept your sexuality and sexual life as a basis for "who you are" or "normal". I wouldn't want to do that to other people, why expect everyone else to put up with it?
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
To the contrary, I think anyone should have a right to be forward about their relationships if they wish. Having a relationship is nothing to be ashamed of, straight or gay. And I already discussed the "sexuality defines you as a person" argument in my writing. Also, no one can force anyone to think my sexuality is "normal". I have no control over peoples' thoughts. That is absurd. I do have a right to be myself without harassment and I am asking others to respect me enough to not try to put me back in the closet.
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txhern Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
Well said!
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HarbingerLoki Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So I debated adding anything onto this as most of the comments sort of really hit it spot on my feelings. The only thing I think was missed is that some people are old-fashioned in the sense that we keep our sexuality as something private, I mean in the sense of not going up to people and bringing it up all of a sudden in conversation because I feel that people don't really need to know just what woman or man or transvestite I feel comfortable the most with in and out of bed and how I enjoy that as part of my life. If it's asked in conversation, yeah, I'll answer honestly, but I don't want that answer to be my defining characteristic to someone. I would rather my friends and others know me as Kora and not, "The short bi chick."

To me, being LGBT and practically using it as a defining characteristic of yourself blocks who you are because you are not just, "So-and-so and <insert sex here>sexual." You are a person and you are more than just that one characteristic. I would rather know, "So-and-so" first. If your sexualism became your characteristic, it creates a block of people knowing who you are. They're not going to associate you as "So-and-so", it will be "Oh, yeah, that <insert sex here>sexual." People will always think of you as that definition and it brings expectations of what they want from you. Anyone can see it in all the movies. The homosexual men they tend to portray are stereotyped as having a love of fashion, especially shoes, but I know gay men who absolutely hate fashion and would prefer the world to kindly go eff themselves. I'm a big fan of being who you are completely, not restricting yourself to a definition that is made by other people's expectations of you.

I guess what I'm trying to say is, I would rather know the person they are, than their single definition of themselves. Just be the whole person you are. That whole person is amazing and shouldn't be cut apart in catagories is all. No matter who you are, I would rather know you for you, not you for being LGBT.
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RebeccaAH Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think I can understand both sides of the conversation, really. You think that when people express themselves and simply put that they're gay, they're not trying to be "too gay" they're just being themselves.

But you also have to understand, I don't think thats what people who say someones "too gay" are trying to say. I think that when someone says "Hi, I'm _____ and I'm gay" they're trying to say that the person who is gay might be a bit too forward with it. Being gay isn't more or less important than anything else about you. That would be like me saying "Hi, I'm Rebecca and I'm straight." It doesn't matter if I'm straight, it just makes me weird for just automatically saying it out of no where in introducing myself. Me being straight is about the same equivalence of me having blondish hair and being native american. It is me, It is who I am. That's what they're trying to say, is that when people introduce themselves to a new person, it's not necessary for them to automatically go "I'm ___ and I'm gay" just like it's not necessary for them to go "I'm _____ and I'm white/black/straight/nice/mean/etc" People will figure out who you are through out the course of your friendship, its not necessary to say it right. at. that. moment.

But the phrase "too gay"? Thats just silly. Thats like someone being "too straight" or being "too pale" or being "too black". Its who you are, there can't be more of it.
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
I've never known someone to introduce themselves that way, so yeah, that would be pretty weird, haha!
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Mind-Surge Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
Entries on this topic will always be controversial and attract arguments from both sides of the proverbial fence. Your intention is to bring equality, yet your tone talks down to heterosexual people as if there is something wrong with expressing our views as opposed to you expressing yours.

I highly disagree with your statement that our society is past this topic. It is still widely looked down upon and will be for quite some time. Do I wish it to stay that way? Of course not, but ignoring that fact in your entry almost made me stop reading it and dismiss it as another ignorant gay pride rant.

I do agree, however, that expressing yourself is important. It defines us. It makes us who we are. You are right that being gay should not be your defining characteristic. However, it truly is for a large population of homosexual people. I work in a bar and was asked by three gay men how big my feet were (I wear a size 13 in men's), and they replied with, "is that proportional everywhere". I don't roam around and ask women what size bra they wear. It's rude, unnerving, and uncomfortable. I was literally disgusted in that situation. Mini-rant, over.

You are not speaking for every homosexual which you rightfully stated at the beginning of your entry, but you are not to speak for us heterosexual either. I am offended, and do not find myself at fault.
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Zereverefano Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
go to hell ya headcrab *pulls out a crowbar*. This is America.
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Mind-Surge Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
You just brought a crowbar to a bomb-fight.
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*whistles for H-bomb helicopter*... Say hello to my little friends
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
I am not talking down to heterosexuals, but rather anyone who claims that gay people need to hide who they are. There is something wrong with expressing a view that someone should hide who they are and I don't apologize for that. Sorry it offends you.
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some1eleven Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
There's just one thing that comes to my mind after reading it: If people get offended after you blame them for something at the end of each paragraph, the fault is yours, not theirs. Really.
That's pretty much the quintessence of the whole problem. No one likes to be arbitrarily blamed for whatever circumstances they've found themselves in, heterosexuals and homosexuals alike.
It's the heart of the messenges that people consider "getting someone else's gayness thrown in their face": The messenge of "I'm gay, I'm abused because of it, and the fault is yours, not mine". Whether the reader had anything to do with the abuse or not, s/he feels treated like s/he's personally responsible. There's a lot of gay- themed pieces like that.
Of course, most of the homosexual activist messenges are nothing of the sort. They also aren't the target of the complaints. The thing that so many people, myself included, are tired of is being held responsible for crimes we had no hand in and matters that are outside of our sphere of influence. We don't mind gay people or gay activists in general, but a lot of them preach to the choir, try to convince the convinced and accurse the people on their own side for the abuses carried out by their opponents. It's your cause, not ours. If you advocate it by blaming others for your plight only to see your erstwhile allies turning their backs on you... The fault is yours, not ours.
"You" being used figuratively here, of course, not directed at you personally. Just as the "you" in your piece :) If you find this comment offensive... You should understand what it was all about :aww:
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EternalGeekExposed Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
Haha I don't find it offensive. I just think I made it obvious that I directed this piece to people who want gay people to silence their personality in public. I'd never blame someone for the actions of another.
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Boltthehedgehogrocks Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Student Artist
Well, first off, there is "too gay". Do you remember that Chick-Fil-A national anti-gay day? A whole BUNCH of gay men and women all across America went to various chains and made out with their 'partners' in front of young children, older children, teenagers, and the elderly. I consider that as "too gay", beacause you don't need to say "HEY WORLD, GUESS WHAT? I'M GAY! I'M GOING TO MAKE OUT WITH MY BOYFRIEND NOW!" I don't like the fact that some people choose to be gay, but I don't put them on the spot for it.


On another scenario, a man who was at a private Christian high school was at an anti-bullying pep rally. He was the star speaker. But he said, "Hey! All of you guys need to ignore the bull$h!t in the Bible about being gay!" And then he goes on and on and on. Girls ran out of the school audotorium crying beacause that man had said such things about the Bible. That's "too gay".
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