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Michigan: Library puzzled why gay Web site named library bathroom as place to meet for sex
Daily Press & Argus ^ | April 15, 2005 | Lisa Roose-Church

Posted on 04/15/2005 10:05:15 AM PDT by yankeedame

Library cited as gay 'cruising' area

By Lisa Roose-Church
Daily Press & Argus

Brighton District Library officials are at a loss as to why a Web site aimed at homosexual men has listed the library bathroom as a place to meet for sex.

Library Director Charlene Huget said Wednesday the posting was discovered by someone outside the library who notified library officials.

It appears that the link proclaiming the library's washrooms as a "cruising" place has been on the Web site for a couple of months, Huget said. It appeared someone e-mailed the site regarding the restrooms in December and January, "but there haven't been any postings since," she said.

"It was quite an unpleasant surprise," Huget said. "We've notified the police, and we've also notified this Web site that the local police department has been contacted and they are monitoring the location."

The Web site - www.squirt.org - states it is "your neighborhood cruising guide" and boasts it lists more than "15,000 locations where gay and bisexual guys meet for sex." The Web site lists saunas, bathhouses, adult bookstores, adult video arcades, adult cinemas, gay sex clubs, tearooms, cottages, parks, nude beaches, truck stops, rest areas and restrooms.

It also lists other locations in Livingston County, including unidentified "state land" and a Howell carpool lot as cruising spots, as well as an area called "Exit 137 at 147," which is not further defined.

Huget said no sexual activity has been discovered in the Brighton library's restrooms.

Attempts by the Daily Press & Argus to send a Web message to the creator of the Web site for comment were unsuccessful.

Huget said the discovery has been "disheartening" for library staff who are professionals, proud of all the library programs offered.

"It casts a negative light," Huget said. "We'll do everything in our power to make sure that we keep a close eye on things. There is nothing going on (at the library) that would endanger people who come in."

Library officials posted a message on the Web site's message board asking site creators to take the library name and link off its Web site, Huget said. The message stated that the police had been notified and are "monitoring" the situation.

Not surprisingly, the library has not had a response to its request. Huget said she is not sure if the site has complied with the request because "no one at the library wants to log onto the Web site."

The Daily Press & Argus learned the Brighton Library link was on the Web site as of Wednesday.

Huget said no illicit activity has ever been observed at the library.

"All we can do is tell people the bathrooms are being monitored and anyone engaging in illicit behavior is risking prosecution," Huget said.


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1 posted on 04/15/2005 10:05:15 AM PDT by yankeedame
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To: yankeedame

Nothing says romance like the smell of urinal cake.


2 posted on 04/15/2005 10:08:41 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: yankeedame

Come on -are these people serious? People have been hooking up in library bathrooms for years! Straight/gay alike.


3 posted on 04/15/2005 10:09:19 AM PDT by RushCrush (Blind Rushbot)
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To: yankeedame

Why are they surprised? Libraries have become a place for the perverts to hang-out and meet-up.


4 posted on 04/15/2005 10:09:34 AM PDT by yellowdoghunter (FR is so popular that people repost our thoughts on different message boards! It is an honor!)
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To: yankeedame
Huget said no illicit activity has ever been observed at the library, but if it had it would be protected by the First Amendment and the American Library Association.
5 posted on 04/15/2005 10:10:03 AM PDT by Bluegrass Conservative
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To: yankeedame

A Sadder But Wiser Stall?


6 posted on 04/15/2005 10:11:22 AM PDT by Diddle E. Squat
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To: Bluegrass Conservative

You got that right. The next thing they want: sex with children and I am sure our libraries will be right there to support it.


7 posted on 04/15/2005 10:11:28 AM PDT by yellowdoghunter (FR is so popular that people repost our thoughts on different message boards! It is an honor!)
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To: yankeedame

Obviously, it's because of the Patriot Act....


8 posted on 04/15/2005 10:11:46 AM PDT by ken5050 (The Dem party is as dead as the NHL)
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To: yellowdoghunter
Libraries have become a place for the perverts to hang-out and meet-up.

How did you know? You missed our last meeting! :-)

9 posted on 04/15/2005 10:13:22 AM PDT by Bluegrass Conservative
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To: RushCrush

Psst. I here the Port-O-John at 12th & Montgomery is pretty hopping.


10 posted on 04/15/2005 10:13:45 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: yellowdoghunter

Gee, some people go to libraries to check out porn on the computers. How many librarians are upset about that?


11 posted on 04/15/2005 10:13:48 AM PDT by ladylib
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To: yankeedame

Well as soon the gays can get married that should solve this little problem......


12 posted on 04/15/2005 10:15:03 AM PDT by Pondman88
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To: yankeedame
Knowing this county well, I expect the cops will be increasing patrols at those areas. This isn't Ferndale of Ann Arbor.

And the "crusiers" need to go back to Ferndale or Ann Arbor. We don't need that trash up here. Get a room or go home...and leave the kids alone.

13 posted on 04/15/2005 10:15:41 AM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("If Stabenow were any bigger a roadblock, she could halt traffic on all of I-75.")
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To: yankeedame
I guess the library location was pulled out of a hat. Maybe someone had an "experience" in their Excrement Depository and decided to submit the location for the site's list. I've never actually caught Jupiter spinning on it's axis, but I'm pretty sure it does.
14 posted on 04/15/2005 10:15:51 AM PDT by whereasandsoforth (Stamp out liberals with the big boot of truth)
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To: Bluegrass Conservative

LOL! Very funny. Love your sense of humor.


15 posted on 04/15/2005 10:16:15 AM PDT by yellowdoghunter (FR is so popular that people repost our thoughts on different message boards! It is an honor!)
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To: Callahan

...at least until it tips over.


16 posted on 04/15/2005 10:16:18 AM PDT by RichInOC (Karol Jozef Wojtyla, May 18, 1920-April 2, 2005, R.I.P.)
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To: Pondman88

Sure. We'll have congressionally-mandated double-wide stalls to accomodate partners.


17 posted on 04/15/2005 10:17:22 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: yankeedame
Brighton District Library officials are at a loss as to why a Web site aimed at homosexual men has listed the library bathroom as a place to meet for sex.

The word of the day for librarians: gloryhole

You've got 'gloryhole' problem. It's in the Webster dictionary, the huge library book version.

18 posted on 04/15/2005 10:17:25 AM PDT by demlosers
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To: RushCrush

but its never has specific locations published in a GUIDEBOOK!

That is just too much.


19 posted on 04/15/2005 10:19:41 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE!)
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To: yankeedame
Brighton District Library officials are at a loss as to why a Web site aimed at homosexual men has listed the library bathroom as a place to meet for sex.

Uhhh could it be because gays go there to have sex?

20 posted on 04/15/2005 10:20:13 AM PDT by dfwgator (Minutemen: Just doing the jobs that American politicians won't do.)
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To: yankeedame

Where's the ACLU to proclaim gay "rights" to public restrooms?


21 posted on 04/15/2005 10:20:52 AM PDT by AmericanChef
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To: yankeedame

I check out books from that library all the time....

Only weird thing I've seen in there was a homeless guy talking to his reflection in the mirror....

And it's a nice library in a nice area too...


22 posted on 04/15/2005 10:22:06 AM PDT by AK2KX
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To: Bluegrass Conservative

Dear Fellas,

Meet me for a midnight rendezvous in the middle of the left-lane of I-95 South near exit 17. I'll be the one not hitting the brakes.


23 posted on 04/15/2005 10:22:15 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: demlosers

Makes a person wonder if any of the restrooms at Disney theme parks are mentioned.

Watch the kids folks.


24 posted on 04/15/2005 10:33:00 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE!)
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To: yankeedame

The Web site - www.squirt.org - states it is "your neighborhood cruising guide


Doesnt the .org addy mean it has something to do with fedgov.con?


25 posted on 04/15/2005 10:34:48 AM PDT by winodog (We need to pull the fedgov.con's feeding tube)
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To: yankeedame
"Huget said no sexual activity has been discovered in the Brighton library's restrooms."

Oh well then, I suppose if sexual activity was never discovered then it must not have taken place.

26 posted on 04/15/2005 10:39:00 AM PDT by JoeV1 (Democrat Party-The unlawful and corrupt leading the blind and uneducated)
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To: Dan from Michigan
... I expect the cops will be increasing patrols at those areas.

Well, the police are required to notify some gay rights organization a specific time period before doing a check (at rest stops, anyway).

Wonder if there's a link between this story and unfiltered library browsers.

27 posted on 04/15/2005 10:53:09 AM PDT by polymuser
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To: Callahan

Hate speech!!! But funny!!!


28 posted on 04/15/2005 10:58:58 AM PDT by Pondman88
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To: Callahan

You mean those big mints? They taste kinda waxy . . .
And the gum machines on the wall? That stuff's like rubber!


29 posted on 04/15/2005 11:03:09 AM PDT by tumblindice
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To: yankeedame
Huget said no illicit activity has ever been observed at the library. She went on to say that her female partner swears that the 4-8 women constantly hanging around the bathroom are there because they have weak bladders.
30 posted on 04/15/2005 11:03:55 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: longtermmemmory

yeah,...they could have a doorman with a clipboard and velvet ropes for the Disneyland mens room on GAY DAY


31 posted on 04/15/2005 11:04:19 AM PDT by Dad yer funny
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To: Dad yer funny

In the old days I wonder whether that would have been an "E" ticket?


(Is Disney warning people about that yet? Isn't that timed to end about now when shools let out?)


32 posted on 04/15/2005 11:14:51 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE!)
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To: yankeedame

The Princeton, NJ library created a teenage hangout space. Someone told me that some teenagers had been using the area for varying degrees of sexual activity. Given that this is happening in Princeton of all upscale places - that homosexuals might do it in some other library is no surprise.


33 posted on 04/15/2005 11:28:39 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: Pondman88

Sorry. I'm actually more sympathetic to the gay rights crowd than most Freepers, but this practice of turning public restrooms into makeshift bordellos is ridiculous.


34 posted on 04/15/2005 11:30:17 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: yankeedame
The Web site - www.squirt.org - states it is "your neighborhood cruising guide" and boasts it lists more than "15,000 locations where gay and bisexual guys meet for sex." The Web site lists saunas, bathhouses, adult bookstores, adult video arcades, adult cinemas, gay sex clubs, tearooms, cottages, parks, nude beaches, truck stops, rest areas and restrooms.

Just like normal people....

35 posted on 04/15/2005 11:34:28 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: winodog

No, the .org means a non-profit, I believe.


36 posted on 04/15/2005 11:56:06 AM PDT by expatpat
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To: longtermmemmory

WAY too much traffic.


37 posted on 04/15/2005 1:02:22 PM PDT by sharktrager (The masses will trade liberty for a more quiet life.)
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To: RushCrush
"Come on -are these people serious? People have been hooking up in library bathrooms for years! Straight/gay alike."

Really? Have you done that?

I haven't ever heard of anyone hooking up in a library bathroom. It sounds kind of pathetic, like they are homeless and have no where else to go.
38 posted on 04/15/2005 2:09:55 PM PDT by monday
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To: monday

At my University it was well known. I did not partake, however.


39 posted on 04/15/2005 2:10:48 PM PDT by RushCrush (Blind Rushbot)
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To: tumblindice
And the gum machines on the wall? That stuff's like rubber!

Yeah, I know. I got a "French Tickler" from one once but I don't know anyone who's French...

40 posted on 04/15/2005 2:13:26 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: little jeremiah; scripter; Clint N. Suhks; DirtyHarryY2K; DBeers; ArGee; lentulusgracchus; ...

Ping


41 posted on 04/15/2005 2:22:30 PM PDT by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: yankeedame
Homosexual Public Restroom Sex Defended In California (Hey, They Were Born That Way!)

Sexual Freedom Activists Target 'Archaic, Unjust' Sex Laws

Students seek sex in campus bathrooms

42 posted on 04/15/2005 2:33:52 PM PDT by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: yankeedame

And all of those liberals at the library think it's fine.


43 posted on 04/15/2005 2:36:20 PM PDT by Delphinium
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To: yankeedame
Michigan: Library puzzled why gay Web site named library bathroom as place to meet for sex

Could be those holes drilled between the stalls.

44 posted on 04/15/2005 2:38:43 PM PDT by Always Right
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To: yankeedame
The Web site - www.squirt.org - states it is "your neighborhood cruising guide" and boasts it lists more than "15,000 locations where gay and bisexual guys meet for sex." The Web site lists saunas, bathhouses, adult bookstores, adult video arcades, adult cinemas, gay sex clubs, tearooms, cottages, parks, nude beaches, truck stops, rest areas and restrooms.

More proof that gays are loving, kind, upstanding people who want to marry and be accepted as they are in every Christian church in America. /sarcasm

45 posted on 04/15/2005 2:38:49 PM PDT by Walkin Man
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To: monday; RushCrush
I haven't ever heard of anyone hooking up in a library bathroom. It sounds kind of pathetic, like they are homeless and have no where else to go.

I have never heard of public bathrooms being cited as places where people with normal "orientation" hook up. OTOH, homosexuals have defended anonymous restroom sex going back to before the age of AIDS. Even after it is discovered, the more radical Gay-stapo soldiers have even condemned monitoring of restrooms in colleges and, in one memorable case, a Sears store in Northern California (Link not for the squeamish; not even close to work-safe).

In pre-AIDS San Francisco (mid-70s), there were residents of an area surrounding a small park who complained to city officials and police about gay men meeting in the bushes along walkways for sex at all hours of the day. Among the defenders of the practice was gay activist Carole Migden, a lesbian.

Migden is now a State Senator for San Francisco.

46 posted on 04/15/2005 3:13:57 PM PDT by L.N. Smithee (Honestly - would anybody be surprised if it was revealed George Felos is a necrophiliac?)
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(s)we had better be careful, eventually the homoadvocates will demand "conjugal visit" rooms to be part of building codes. Thos rooms would be next to the bathrooms. You can just envision the universal symbol door signs. (/s)


47 posted on 04/15/2005 3:57:31 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE!)
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To: yankeedame

The library bathroom? Those sick perverts! Everyone knows you're supposed to go down to the stacks...


48 posted on 04/15/2005 3:59:27 PM PDT by Stone Mountain
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To: yankeedame

49 posted on 04/15/2005 3:59:46 PM PDT by Sloth (I don't post a lot of the threads you read; I make a lot of the threads you read better.)
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To: yankeedame
Huget said no sexual activity has been discovered in the Brighton library's restrooms.

In other words, the search for homos having sex turned up, uh, fruitless.

50 posted on 04/15/2005 4:06:04 PM PDT by GSWarrior (To activate this tagline, please contact the administrator.)
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