A message from REM's Michael Stipe

  • redheaded_dud...

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    Mar 22, 2008 4:04 PM GMT

    (sniff) Tito, pass me a tissue!
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    Mar 22, 2008 7:22 PM GMT

    He had me worried for a second there...

    Congrats to his band mates announcing their heterosexuality, though. It's a bit step, and I'm sure they were worried... but I think they'll be just fine.
  • Bunjamon

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    Mar 22, 2008 11:26 PM GMT
    That vid really shows the notion of the "straight until proven queer" ideology that dominates our culture, not to mention the double standard that exists for people in the public eye when it comes to their sexuality.
  • TallGWMvballe...

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    Mar 22, 2008 11:31 PM GMT
    Very funny but poignant as well.

    Imagine if straight people had to answer questions like, "So when did you suspect you might be Hetero?"
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    Mar 24, 2008 11:24 AM GMT
    Bleh, I always thought REM had a bit of gay in it somewhere...

    Now I shall turn my gaydar unto another band: Coldplay. icon_twisted.gif

    Don't tell me I'm wrong this time too... icon_evil.gif