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Gay group gathers in unexpected places
OC Register ^ | 8/21/07 | MIREYA NAVARRO

Posted on 08/24/2007 7:21:32 AM PDT by peggybac

LOS ANGELES – In the annals of takeovers, it was among the mellowest. A group calling itself Guerrilla Gay Bar, gay men looking to crash straight hangouts with the intent of turning them predominantly gay for a moment in time, set its sights on Venice Beach one recent Saturday.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: caglbt; gaybars; homosexualagenda; inourfaces; johnedwards; mentalillness; venice

1 posted on 08/24/2007 7:21:33 AM PDT by peggybac
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To: peggybac

Venice Beach has straight bars?


2 posted on 08/24/2007 7:22:22 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: peggybac
In the annals of takeovers,

Sorry, with that subject, and that lead-in, I can't go any farther.

3 posted on 08/24/2007 7:23:21 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Izzy Dunne
Sorry, with that subject, and that lead-in, I can't go any farther.

I didn't know my nose dispensed coffee.
4 posted on 08/24/2007 7:26:47 AM PDT by this is my name not yours (Free speech is the escape valve that keeps some people from picking up a rifle.)
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To: this is my name not yours

LOL!!!!! Here’s a hankie.


5 posted on 08/24/2007 7:28:02 AM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: peggybac
Well...well...now lets see how this would read visa verce:

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LOS ANGELES – In the annals of takeovers, it was among the mellowest. A group calling itself Guerrilla Gay Straight Bar, gay straight men looking to crash straight gay hangouts with the intent of turning them predominantly gay straight for a moment in time, set its sights on Venice Beach one recent Saturday.

6 posted on 08/24/2007 7:28:26 AM PDT by yankeedame ("Oh, I can take it but I'd much rather dish it out.")
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To: peggybac

How did they find a straight bar in San Francisco?


7 posted on 08/24/2007 7:28:28 AM PDT by Macrinus
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To: peggybac
Gay group gathers in unexpected places

I guess the "butt cracks" of America's geography would be "the expected places" then..

8 posted on 08/24/2007 7:28:52 AM PDT by xcamel (FDT/2008 -- talk about it >> irc://irc.freenode.net/fredthompson)
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To: this is my name not yours

Gatorade here.


9 posted on 08/24/2007 7:32:56 AM PDT by Long Island Pete
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To: yankeedame
Turn off that HGTV crap and put on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Classic on the TVs.
10 posted on 08/24/2007 7:33:24 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (May the heirs of Charles Martel and Jan Sobieski rise up again to defend Europe.)
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To: peggybac

So gays are bored and want to hang with heteros, huh? I can’t really object as long as it improves my odds of picking up a woman. :-)


11 posted on 08/24/2007 7:35:00 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....when the sidewalks are safe for the little guy.)
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To: peggybac

This is a satire, right? Right? Well isn’t it?


12 posted on 08/24/2007 7:36:43 AM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus ("The stool pigeon is the coming race." - Jack Black, <i>You Can't Win</i>)
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To: KarlInOhio

ESPN is about all I’ve watched this week, and they seem to be going a bit PC.


13 posted on 08/24/2007 7:36:51 AM PDT by darkangel82 (Socialism is NOT an American value.)
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To: peggybac

Not Clear on the Concept:

How does taking over a beach or a bar for a day and making it ‘gay’ end their ghettoization in predominantly gay hangouts?


14 posted on 08/24/2007 7:39:08 AM PDT by wildbill
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To: Macrinus

Venice is in the LA area.


15 posted on 08/24/2007 7:39:55 AM PDT by Michael.SF. ("The military Mission has long since been accomplished" -- Harry Reid, April 23, 2007)
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To: peggybac

In a related story, there has been a sudden surge of drunken fistfights in Venice beach bars. Marine Sergeant McClusky, on leave from a tour of duty in Iraq and one of those arrested, said “He squeezed my bottom. I just reacted.”

Gaylord Inyaface has filed a civil suit against Sergeant McClusky alleging a hatecrime and assault. Inyaface has stated that his hand was pushed into the bottom of the Marine and that he is in no way responsible for the altercation.


16 posted on 08/24/2007 7:40:25 AM PDT by Greg F (Duncan Hunter is the conservative in the race.)
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To: peggybac
Gay leftists have even bigger mental disorders than even your average nutcase leftist.

Of course, sooner or later they’ll get the tar kicked out of them on one of these forays and then we’ll be treated to a month-long treatise on hate crimes against these innocent queers, who just want to be treated like everyone else.

17 posted on 08/24/2007 7:40:31 AM PDT by vetsvette (Bring Him Back)
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To: Michael.SF.

In the body of the story there was a line about San Francisco being one of the places they had operated. I was just wondering if there were places there where gays would normally feel unwelcome.


18 posted on 08/24/2007 7:51:22 AM PDT by Macrinus
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To: wildbill

“How does taking over a beach or a bar for a day and making it ‘gay’ end their ghettoization in predominantly gay hangouts?”

It doesn’t. And that’s not the goal.

Despite the “gay” moniker, homosexuals are some of the most unhappy people in society. Their quest for a pleasure-based happiness has led them into a life of perversion, anonymous sex, addiction, disease and spirtual isolation.

They are unwilling to admit that the behavior that they revere is cause of their unhappiness - not straight society.

So instead they try to force thier chosen lifestyle on others.


19 posted on 08/24/2007 7:57:47 AM PDT by wilco200
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To: vetsvette
"Gay leftists have even bigger mental disorders than even your average nutcase leftist."

LOL....I think my 16 yo niece is STILL thinking about what I told her about "gays" when she spent 3 weeks with us this summer.....I told her it was a mental disease - I think she was shocked to hear me say it, BUT, it made her really think.

20 posted on 08/24/2007 8:00:28 AM PDT by goodnesswins (Being Challenged Builds Character! Being Coddled Destroys Character!)
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To: Thrownatbirth

No, you have it wrong. They don’t want to hang with heteros. They want to bully their way into places where normal people congregate just to prove they can. If they really wanted to just hang out somewhere different, they wouldn’t find it necessary to publicize it and “make a statement.” Normal people don’t gather a group of 200 to go to a different bar. They just decide to go with a couple of friends and then go already! These people are narcissistic idiots and bullies.


21 posted on 08/24/2007 8:00:35 AM PDT by ChocChipCookie (Homeschool like your kids' lives depend on it.)
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To: wilco200

SADD = “Same Sex Affection Disorder”


22 posted on 08/24/2007 8:01:44 AM PDT by 50sDad (Angels on asteroids are abducting crop circles!)
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To: peggybac

I thought they just wanted to be left alone and not try to impose their lifestyles on anyone else?


23 posted on 08/24/2007 8:09:09 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: A_Former_Democrat

I thought they just wanted to be left alone and not try to impose their lifestyles on anyone else?
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That was a decade ago. I was permanently driven from the live and let live group politically when they tried to force gay scoutmasters on the Boy Scouts.


24 posted on 08/24/2007 8:19:42 AM PDT by Greg F (Duncan Hunter is the conservative in the race.)
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To: this is my name not yours
I didn't know my nose dispensed coffee.

If there's one thing I've learned around here it's to never drink coffee while reading Freeper responses. SOB's will getcha everytime!

25 posted on 08/24/2007 8:24:02 AM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: yankeedame

Folks would call that a hate crime, of course.


26 posted on 08/24/2007 8:24:41 AM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: peggybac

I notice at the end of the article they are contemplating adding churches as a target. That goes beyond a simple desire to broaden their customary venues and says a lot about their ulterior motives. The article makes the action sound benign but I very much doubt all the participants have the same mindset.


27 posted on 08/24/2007 8:43:56 AM PDT by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things.)
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To: peggybac

Love the thread headline. One thing is for sure gays sure like to have sex in unexpected places, on the body.


28 posted on 08/24/2007 8:46:36 AM PDT by AxelPaulsenJr (Fred Thompson for President)
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To: peggybac

from the article..........

“They’re very welcome here,” said Sarah Stebbings, a bartender at Cock ‘n Bull Pub

I ain’t touching this one!


29 posted on 08/24/2007 9:36:05 AM PDT by Jeffrey_D. (The only thing I love more than my FreeperFriends is my God, Family and Country !!!!)
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To: Macrinus
I was just wondering if there were places there where gays would normally feel unwelcome.

Thanks for the clarity. I know of no bar/restaurant that gays would be made to feel 'unwelcome' in. Though because of the clientel in some, they may not want to go in. But this would be limited to the types of places that most reasonable people do not go into (seedier joints in rough sections)

30 posted on 08/24/2007 11:31:01 AM PDT by Michael.SF. ("The military Mission has long since been accomplished" -- Harry Reid, April 23, 2007)
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To: ChocChipCookie; Thrownatbirth
No, you have it wrong. They don’t want to hang with heteros.

It may be a shocking concept but let me suggest you actually read the article, ChocChipCookie.

They seem to have noble intent by being aware of many failings of the "gay scene" and even aware of heterophobia among some of their peers.

If 70 gays coming into "straight bar" over a period of two hours is bullying to you, I suggest a little self examination.

31 posted on 08/24/2007 6:06:08 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Clinton-Obama '08. Start building your fallout shelters today!)
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To: wildbill
How does taking over a beach or a bar for a day and making it ‘gay’ end their ghettoization in predominantly gay hangouts?

They aren't making it 'gay' because the places presumably retain their identity which would not be hyper-focused on producing sexual encounters. The article itself shows members of the group complaining about a heterophobic attitude, anonymous sex and drug abuse being too prevalent in the gay ghetto. That 'club' subculture turns off and embarrasses many homosexuals who see it as being the public face of their kind.

I applaud any efforts they're making to show others there's more to life than finding your next anonymous sex partner.

32 posted on 08/24/2007 6:20:58 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Clinton-Obama '08. Start building your fallout shelters today!)
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To: wilco200
Despite the “gay” moniker, homosexuals are some of the most unhappy people in society. Their quest for a pleasure-based happiness has led them into a life of perversion, anonymous sex, addiction, disease and spiritual isolation.

You make a mistake in assuming all homosexuals embrace the "out" culture which excessively promotes pleasure-based happiness and go hand-in-hand with the ghetto/club culture of anonymous sex, addiction, disease, etc.

I've known a number of homosexuals who aren't part of that behavior pattern and even openly embarrassed by its close identification with being homosexual. They may not be happy but they aren't drowning their sorrows in the manners you describe. This group, described in the article, seems to be a reaction to a bit of disgust with the "out" or "club" sub-cultures of the gay community. I applaud their efforts.

33 posted on 08/24/2007 6:36:06 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Clinton-Obama '08. Start building your fallout shelters today!)
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To: newzjunkey

causing a place to have a homosexual reputation is a sure fire way to kill a business frequented by normal people.

Their conduct is disgusting because they are endangering businesses with their stigma. IF homosexuals were really as you say then they should just go about their business instead of trying to “mark territory”, even temporarily, at the expense of honest business.

If there are a RARE minority as you say, then they are VERY VERY RARE. It seems exhibitionist style presentations to publicly declare how they pop orgams are just part of their sexual fetish.


34 posted on 08/24/2007 6:55:41 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: ChocChipCookie

Wouldnt a forceful groping of the butt warrant a sexual assault?Its a unwanted sexual contact.Or does a person have to get felt up by gays rather than defending yourself?


35 posted on 08/28/2007 9:17:41 PM PDT by sayter_74
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