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A Queer Need for Rejection

DCM in FL Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 7:59 AM
No, gay people don't choose to be gay... just as people don't "choose" to be alcoholics, porn addicts, or pedophiles. One doesn't choose their temptations or behavioral issues. They can only choose what to do about them.
abond Wrote: May 11, 2013 11:04 AM
Andy372 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 9:20 AM
Amen. We have an "Ex-Gay" ministry here in Raleigh, and they use almost the same words you did. All of the people working in the ministry are people who have chosen not to live the homosexual lifestyle. Some have been able to move completely away (in their words, have been cured of the temptation), most choose to not live the lifestyle, like I choose not to pursue other women than my wife (despite being tempted) or to steal (despite being tempted).

Whenever I write about the issue of First Amendment Freedom of Association, I defend the right of campus groups, not government administrators, to control their own belief structure and membership requirements. This often involves discussing real life cases with real life tension between religious groups and homosexual activists. This results in a slew of emails asking why a homosexual student would ever want to join a fundamentalist religious group. The short answer to the question is that homosexual activists don't really want to join these organizations. Some want to use them for political gain before shutting them down altogether.

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