Err, what? O.o
I assure you I don't hate women. Trust me. ;) However, in order to accept and even love our differences we have to realize that different groups of people do, in fact, have differences. It's why "equality" in the shallow modern sense is stupid. People are equal, but they certainly aren't identical.
And h.omophobia has nothing to do with the Bible either. Or hatred of women?
Its quite funny, see once the Boy Scouts start letting in Girls, it ceases to be called Boy Scouts. Thats why we have something called Girl Scouts.
Random comment: " in order to accept and even love our differences we have to realize that different groups of people do, in fact, have differences. It's why "equality" in the shallow modern sense is stupid. People are equal, but they certainly aren't identical."
I have been saying that for so long, it's not even funny. XD
Collin: Yes there are effeminite g.ay guys and yes it weirds me out a little, but there are a large number of g.ay guys her are just as masculine as someone who is straight - you just wouldn't know unless they told you and they probably won't considering the hostilty towards g.ay people.
By the way there are also effeminite straight guys - I don't think thaat has much to do with g.ayness.
On the other side of things, there's plenty of girls who act like guys and while some of them are l.esbian there a good number who just like doing traditionally "guy' things. I don't know about you, but those girls don't weird me out at all.
As long as a g.ay guy doesn't make a move on me (and why should he) I don't have any issues. Someones sexuality doesn't have anything to do with anything other than who they're attracted to.
The ban exists because the churches that sponsor the Boyscouts want it. Because the Catholic church (which believes it is a sin) gives the Boyscouts so much money, they are wary to do something the church doesn't want them to. It's money, not really morals that most people within the organization actually hold.
If the people don't hold the morals of the churches that sponsor the programs... Why are they members of those churches?
I think that the prime reason for anti ga y feelings is that men fear other men being treated like women, which is why they think all gay people are girly, wo make think "real men aren't gay, only girly men." Its the same reason men feal threatened by tom boys.
anti g a y feelings come from the fear of men being treated as women.
You never cease to make me smile, human, delivering deep thinking in the form of few words and digital speech.
Yet it is quite funny, that We have had Presidents, vice presidents, U.S. Ambassadors, Astronaughts, FBI/CIA/NSA Agents, and several Cabinent members that have all been in Boy Scouts or have arned their Eagle. And yet, none have put time back into the program that probably helped them achieve success.
Just to clarify Gryffindor, the CIA and NSA don't have "agents"...the CIA has Operations Officers and the NSA is made up of analysts. But back to the matter at hand, why is the Boy Scouts such a big deal anyway...I am a g a y male who has almost a 3.7 gpa and an AP and honors curriculum...I shouldn't be denied acceptance to a college because an Eagle Scout applied!
Also, Quantam, I am slightly effeminite and why does that weird you out? Are you uncomfortable around tomboys? I may be g a y and effeminite but I am not a drag queen or something!
No you shouldn't NewsJunkie, but at the same time. Had that person also had a 3.7 GPA, AP and Honors curriculum, plus whatever you measure your ACT and SAT at. Colleges are more likely to pick the one who had done more. Hence the Eagle Scout. Its always about who does more.
News: Per example, I've been awarded a 4 year AFROTC scholarship to any college in the nation with an AFROTC. I've been accepted into the United States Naval Academy, and Ive been offered a full ride scholarship to Hendrix college in Arkansas, and Virginia Military Institute. I have a 4.0 GPA, a 34 ACT, and have no Honors courses but have passed 3 AP tests. I have 1500 community service hours behind my back, most for Habitat for Humanity and Heifer International. On top of that I have leadership roles in JROTC at my high school and in my Boy Scout Troop even as an Eagle. And I still had the enrve to ask the admissions officer at the Naval Academy why I was accepted.
O by the way, just to clarify, CIA does have Agents, better known as recruits. NSA as you are correct has analysts.
CIA Officers are not referred to as agents but rather Operations Officers...I would direct you to www.cia.gov for clarfication. Agents is a term used by the CIA to denote sources(e.g. foreign gov. officials) of information.
This isn't unbanning ga ys it's making it so they don't have to break the ninth commadment to be scouts. Lets say a g ay scout wants to take his boyfriend to prom he because he'll be kicked out of scouts.
News: Quite humorus, because that is where I got my information. If you would kindly go to Careers/ Internships, Career Oppurtunities, Buisness, IT, and Security Positions, Special Agent. You'll see what i'm getting at.
I am a Girl Scout, have been since elementary school. I've also been an ally for as long as I've known that there could be people who were attracted to the same gender! Personally, I am thrilled with the lift of the ban. GSUSA has never had a ban on lesbian or bisexual scouts. They've even allowed transgendered scouts to join. We've been here 101 years. We've not crumbled or fallen because we allow people of any orientation. I think it is wonderful that BSA (which came after GSUSA, mind you!) is taking a step towards equality. Someone on HuffPost said that"g.ay kids can now learn to tie the knot, just need 38 more states to allow adults to." AMEN!
I disagree. "Anti-g.ay" feelings come from a fear of men treating themselves as women.
I'm not sure whether that was literally describing you or was a hypothetical situation, but if it was the former that's pretty freaking impressive. Admission to the Naval Academy is no easy feat. My family knows: my brother just got into the Air Force Academy. Congrats.