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Jesus had two dads and he turned out just fine

#1  Postby Federico » Aug 31, 2013 1:32 pm

Some interesting news can be found today in The Independent:

Titled "Jesus had two dads and he turned out just fine - church sign attacking homophobia goes viral", it reports of a novel way found by an Anglican Church in Saint John's, Newfoundland, Canada, to spread its message of tolerance towards gay people.

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Of course, not everybody will be happy at the news.
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#2  Postby Pulsar » Aug 31, 2013 1:37 pm

and he turned out just fine

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#3  Postby Strontium Dog » Aug 31, 2013 2:15 pm

So he had a minor predilection for S&M, big deal.
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#4  Postby monkeyboy » Sep 01, 2013 12:32 pm

I thought Jesus was one of his dads
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#5  Postby Horwood Beer-Master » Sep 01, 2013 12:38 pm

monkeyboy wrote:I thought Jesus was one of his dads

So he's like Dave Lister then? :ask:
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#6  Postby McNulty » Jan 01, 2014 4:56 am

Why do gay people even care about Christianity?

I'd imagine that to be a more interesting topic.
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#7  Postby Imagination Theory » Jan 01, 2014 5:18 am

McNulty wrote:Why do gay people even care about Christianity?

I'd imagine that to be a more interesting topic.


Because it affects their ability to live freely and happily, duh. :scratch:
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За злую жизнь мою,
За одиночество вдвоем,
И за тебя я пью, -
За ложь меня предавших губ,
За мертвый холод глаз,
За то, что мир жесток и груб,
За то, что Бог не спас.


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#8  Postby McNulty » Jan 01, 2014 5:22 am

No it does not.

If you do not agree with the Church then do not go.

That is known as Democracy.
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#9  Postby Imagination Theory » Jan 01, 2014 5:31 am

Oh..my..god! :picard: First off, not all countries have "democracies". If only you could just not go to church or a mosque, but there is homophobia from them everywhere and it is affecting LGBT people in every way of life. In Uganda you can die or go to prison for being LGBT. In almost every country same sex marriage is illegal, you can be fired from work legally for being LGBT, you can easily be bullied in school, etc. Do you not see that as a problem?
Я пью за разоренный дом,
За злую жизнь мою,
За одиночество вдвоем,
И за тебя я пью, -
За ложь меня предавших губ,
За мертвый холод глаз,
За то, что мир жесток и груб,
За то, что Бог не спас.


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#10  Postby McNulty » Jan 01, 2014 6:14 am

Federico wrote:
Titled "Jesus had two dads and he turned out just fine - church sign attacking homophobia goes viral",



Jesus did not have 'two dads'.

No, Jesus IS the Father.
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#11  Postby McNulty » Jan 01, 2014 6:17 am

Imagination Theory wrote:Oh..my..god! :picard: First off, not all countries have "democracies". If only you could just not go to church or a mosque, but there is homophobia from them everywhere and it is affecting LGBT people in every way of life. In Uganda you can die or go to prison for being LGBT. In almost every country same sex marriage is illegal, you can be fired from work legally for being LGBT, you can easily be bullied in school, etc. Do you not see that as a problem?


It seems that the OP was referring to Canada, as was I,or at least the Western Democracies.

So ok, in Uganda it is bad - but I'm not African by race so I let them decide.

And can you show me where, in the West at least, you cannot get a job for being gay?
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#12  Postby Imagination Theory » Jan 01, 2014 6:27 am

Yes. In the US. Just now they are trying to make a law where it would be illegal to fire someone over them being LGBT. And everywhere, even the West, there are hardly any same sex marriages that are legal and, again, even in the West, there is a shit ton of homophobia hurting the happiness of a LGBT person.
Я пью за разоренный дом,
За злую жизнь мою,
За одиночество вдвоем,
И за тебя я пью, -
За ложь меня предавших губ,
За мертвый холод глаз,
За то, что мир жесток и груб,
За то, что Бог не спас.


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#13  Postby Mick » Jan 01, 2014 6:37 am

Oh, lord. Is this a serious argument?
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#14  Postby McNulty » Jan 01, 2014 6:41 am

Imagination Theory wrote:Yes. In the US. Just now they are trying to make a law where it would be illegal to fire someone over them being LGBT. And everywhere, even the West, there are hardly any same sex marriages that are legal and, again, even in the West, there is a shit ton of homophobia hurting the happiness of a LGBT person.


If they are making a law to make it illegal to fire then that is surely a good thing, right?

SSM is legal in many EU countries and US states - so what's the beef?

The last point is childish idealism, because one could easily turn that around by saying 'there is a lot of negativity towards ugly hetero people from the opposite gender' , so just tough titties on that one I'm afraid.
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#15  Postby Imagination Theory » Jan 01, 2014 6:45 am

Yes, I don't know if it will pass and it is 2014, but as now they can be fired and kicked out of housing for being LGBT. No, it isn't many countries. Except religion isn't saying ugly hetero are sinners, are going to burn in hell, they should be murdered, etc., and the law protects ugly hetero people, unlike with LGBT's. See the difference?
Я пью за разоренный дом,
За злую жизнь мою,
За одиночество вдвоем,
И за тебя я пью, -
За ложь меня предавших губ,
За мертвый холод глаз,
За то, что мир жесток и груб,
За то, что Бог не спас.


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#16  Postby McNulty » Jan 01, 2014 7:01 am

Are you still talking about Uganda?

This certainly is not the case in the EU, US or Canada.

And as for religion - why follow it if you are gay? That is not rational.

Like I said earlier, just don't bother with the Church and no problemo.
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