Why do we discriminate so much in the gay community when we experience the same hatred and fight for acceptance from our country?

  • Tavix

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    May 29, 2010 1:39 AM GMT
    It is apparent that racial tension is in the gay community. When a person is still not completely satisfied with his nationality, ethnicity, and so on because he feels he will be not be accepted. How can the hated become the hater? I feel that those who know the depth of hurt, humiliation, and degradation this cruel device has caused them would be the first not to express this behavior towards others.
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    May 29, 2010 5:23 AM GMT
    Hate is everywhere, and they gay community is no exception. Some of the most hatful people I have met have been homosexuals, members of the left gay community, by people who promote acceptance, yet have trouble applying it to their own lives.

    All it takes here fore people to be blocked, or subjected to bastardisation, and hate is seem to lean to the right; thats all it takes. sadly if many of these people where put into power there would be little diffrence between the and Starlin, Pol Pot, Castro, Hitler and so on, and the first thing they would take away would be freedom of speech.
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    May 29, 2010 5:28 AM GMT
    http://racerelations.about.com/od/understandingrac1/a/internalizedracism.htm

    a major term typically referred to the african american community, it can also, subjectively be referred to the gay community. ('Internalized Hatred') comes to mind.
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    May 29, 2010 6:11 AM GMT
    shitz....this is like the 3rd thread about this in less than 2 hours.....lolz

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    May 29, 2010 6:18 AM GMT
    One step forward, two steps back.

    We become victims of our fears; the perpetrators of our insecurities; propagators of indifference.

    If you don't care then neither will your friends... and your friend's friends... and their friend's friends.

    One person can change the world; it starts with you.

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    May 29, 2010 6:23 AM GMT
    because we are humans..and we are flawed no matter what. But if your the minority...you learn to live with it.....and when your a minority..within a minorty..well you just adapt to live with the discrimination.
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    May 29, 2010 6:47 AM GMT
    I think the 'gay community' is not so much a community anymore. People are becoming better adjusted to being an out gay person and as such do not feel the need to be banded together with other gays.

    Just because I am gay does not mean I want the 'community' to support me and rise up with me in yet another activst rally about discrimination- I would much rather see these people put their efforts into parliament, into education and into the community at large.

    Discrimination comes down to the way you were brought up, and the influences over your life, as well as education. The best thing you can do when encountering hate is to be the bigger man, try to educate them, but if not ignore it! It is so so common these days to put all your attention into the negative rather than embrace the positive parts of life.

    Most people if honest would admit they have discriminating thoughts, it is only natural, however the difference is the people who choose to exhibit those thoughts in word and deed.

    In essence, whinging gets you nowhere, so just live your life to the best of your ability and promote yourself as someone with upstanding principles and ethics.
  • Tavix

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    May 29, 2010 7:15 PM GMT
    The essence of this question does not rest in the preference of an individual. For instance, one can prefer blue instead of green. But the ill meaning of discrimination lurks in the actual causation of a person to degrade, belittle, or feel superior to another human.
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    May 29, 2010 7:32 PM GMT
    Tavix saidThe essence of this question does not rest in the preference of an individual. For instance, one can prefer blue instead of green. But the ill meaning of discrimination lurks in the actual causation of a person to degrade, belittle, or feel superior to another human.



    I don't really see what you're getting at, isn't it clear that people have an inherent tendency towards racism in general?

    Not sure why gay people would be any different from straight people. White people have been racist towards black people, unless you live in Zimbabwe, then you better not be white. If you're a Jew you'd rather not be in any Arab country, and if you're Arab you will be discriminated in the bulk of Western Europe.

    People are just racist, you too, me too. Get over it and try to not get your inherent bigotry in the way when dealing with individuals. Once you deal with a lot of them and realize that douchebaggery transcends any race or color you can train yourself to suppress your inner racist and wait a minute before judging somebody.
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    May 29, 2010 11:18 PM GMT
    no i am the product of an interracial relationship. My nieces and nephews come from different back grounds as well. I am sorry that you believe we all are discriminating to the point that it is malicious or degrading and hurts others. I would like to call preference not discriminating. Again discriminating in this day and time comes with malicious intent to hurt, degrade, look at as inferior. When we view the homosexuality and bisexuality in this society many feel that we are not equal to the heterosexual in all aspects.
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    May 29, 2010 11:34 PM GMT
    I've only experienced discrimination based on my age... because I'm "young-" "foolish-" "naive.." Pfft- Whatever!
    If they're not into you then you should just move on. There is no need to mope. ...maybe I am naive and foolish.
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    May 30, 2010 8:14 AM GMT

    What other way do you think those that have been tormented and abused can feel powerful and victimless? Projecting upon someone else is the easiest cure.
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    May 30, 2010 10:58 AM GMT
    [quote][cite]Tazo995 said[/cite]
    White people have been racist towards black people, unless you live in Zimbabwe, then you better not be white


    Thats false, having lived in Zimbabwe for a few years I know lots of white Zimbabweans who live there
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    May 30, 2010 11:25 AM GMT
    The gay community is not above the rest of civilization. These issues you've presented are part of the fabric of life. Racial and especially cultural tension is prevalent around the world.