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View Diary: Rachel Maddow on MTP: Gay People Exist. No Law Will Turn a Gay Person Straight (96 comments)

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  •  Part of the problem is how gay folk are described (1+ / 0-)
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    Ian Reifowitz

    The heterosexual/homosexual/-sexual divisions just make some folks focus purely on the sex (but only for gay folks as they are the Other). To these people, all gay people do is think about sex; every waking moment is spent in hedonistic abandon, gay men walking around in priapic glory looking for straight men to (invariably) sodomize.

    Now in my experience I've found that many straights only just highlight their disgust with gay males. Lesbians are either invisible or they're categorized as either 'butch' or 'femme' and only in the porn or comedy contexts.

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