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'Totally Inappropriate': Gay Photos in Albuquerque HS Yearbook Anger Parents
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Posted on 05/24/2008 10:13:34 PM PDT by Westlander

This Clovis High School yearbook is out and is raising eyebrows with pictures and quotes from gay couples who attend the school.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: culturewar; downourthroats; gay; homosexualagenda; inourfaces; school; teensex; yearbook
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1 posted on 05/24/2008 10:13:35 PM PDT by Westlander
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To: Westlander

Clovis? Isn’t this a really small town?


2 posted on 05/24/2008 10:15:02 PM PDT by I got the rope
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3 posted on 05/24/2008 10:17:15 PM PDT by narses (...the spirit of Trent is abroad once more.)
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To: I got the rope

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4 posted on 05/24/2008 10:19:38 PM PDT by Westlander (Unleash the Neutron Bomb)
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To: Westlander

This is a high school, so don’t statutory rape laws apply, along with the age of consent?

What is the age of consent in New Mexico?


5 posted on 05/24/2008 10:22:30 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: I got the rope

AF folks used to have a sense of humor about city of Clovis, when assigned there. There was little else to make them happy. The town was run (and I assume still so) by a group of 30 businessmen. They more or less are the “power” of the town in terms of who gets elected and what gets done. Clovis was not a retirement haven and I know of few if any AF folks who decided to stay there and retire.


6 posted on 05/24/2008 10:24:52 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Westlander
Hmmmm... It appears that there is no statutory rape in New Mexico if the participants are of the same age... at least that is the first reading of the statutes as I understood them...
7 posted on 05/24/2008 10:27:33 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: Westlander

This stuff is going to overwhelm us, like a black plague, if we don’t fight back. It’s long past time that we put our foot down and started calling a spade a spade here. Daniel Patrick Moynihan was right. We’re defining deviancy down, and we’re too timid to do anything about it.


8 posted on 05/24/2008 10:28:58 PM PDT by DesScorp
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To: DesScorp

It’s too late, my friend. Not only have we defined deviancy down, we’ve allowed the deviants to label us as the deviants....WE ALLOWED IT. It’s all over but the crying.


9 posted on 05/24/2008 10:49:01 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Westlander

Isn’t it a little late by the time this stuff hits the yearbook? If it’s in the yearbook, what do you think has been going on all year?


10 posted on 05/24/2008 11:17:17 PM PDT by Eccl 10:2 (Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Ps 122:6)
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To: DesScorp

What’s the big deal with having gay students in a yearbook. Whether or not you agree with their life is a moot point; they are still students who attend the school.

I could understand people getting upset if the yearbook contained homosexual pictures which were pornographic in nature...but that just isn’t the case here.

I doubt anyone’s child is going to be like, “I want to be gay because I saw some ugly kids in a yearbook say it was alright.”

This only mildly annoys me because it is simply trying too hard to be PC.


11 posted on 05/24/2008 11:58:46 PM PDT by mrhansen
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To: mrhansen

“What’s the big deal with having gay students in a yearbook”

You don’t see the problem with openly legitimizing homosexuality? And in a high school yearbook?

If you can’t even get that, I won’t even argue with you further. It’d be like talking to a rock.


12 posted on 05/25/2008 12:19:21 AM PDT by DesScorp
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To: Westlander

hello... it’s a public school... who do you suppose goes to public school? people from the public... on the other hand, it’s so base to show teenagers talking about their boyfriends and girlfriends and how they love them in an educational institution’s yearbook... come on... show something academic... sports related... or classmanship... use the page to display student talent... ick to gay and straight teenagers talking about their love interests in a school yearbook...


13 posted on 05/25/2008 12:21:37 AM PDT by latina4dubya
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To: Westlander

Parents who love their children must do whatever it takes to keep them out of the government schools.


14 posted on 05/25/2008 12:24:00 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Westlander; Clemenza; Clintonfatigued

Clovis HS is my father’s alma mater (class of 1957).


15 posted on 05/25/2008 12:25:28 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: Westlander

Vanity. What a charming name to give your little girl!


16 posted on 05/25/2008 12:43:19 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: DesScorp

Openly legitimizing homosexuality?

Whether or not you agreee with homosexuality (I could care less one way or the other), the practice has been going on for several thousand years now.

And once again, they are students at this high school. Should they be kept out of the yearbook because they are gay?

Just because I don’t necessarily agree with something doesn’t mean I am going to tell anyone whether they can or cannot do it.


17 posted on 05/25/2008 1:13:17 AM PDT by mrhansen
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To: mrhansen; All
What’s the big deal with having gay students in a yearbook. Whether or not you agree with their life is a moot point; they are still students who attend the school.

The big deal is that the practice of homosexual activity is wrong, period. This validates the practice of homosexuality. Why - exactly - is it a moot point whether someone agrees with it or not? This suggests that an opposing view point is invalid and seeks to truncate any discussion outside of accepting homosexuality, and that my FRiend is both invalid and the technique of liberals.

18 posted on 05/25/2008 1:17:20 AM PDT by Obadiah (I remember when the climate never changed, then Bush stole the election.)
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To: marktwain
This is a high school, so don’t statutory rape laws apply, along with the age of consent?

You obviously read a different article from the one I read, or at least reached very different conclusions about what's going on in the photos.

19 posted on 05/25/2008 1:18:47 AM PDT by ReignOfError
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To: Westlander
One girl is quoted as saying, "I adore my girlfriend. Megan is so beautiful and she likes me for who I am."

Why would anyone be offended by that?

20 posted on 05/25/2008 3:10:07 AM PDT by trumandogz ("He is erratic. He is hotheaded. He loses his temper and it worries me." Sen Cochran on McCain)
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To: trumandogz
Homosexuals and abortionists are bringing God's wrath upon this nation. Be warned and repent least you perish.

The first comment.

21 posted on 05/25/2008 3:17:25 AM PDT by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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To: Obadiah

Are they not students? Should they not be featured in their own yearbook for where they go to school simply because other people do not agree with how they choose to live their life?

I’m sorry, but I honestly do not see what the big fuss is over this; nothing in that yearbook is sexually explicit or pornographic.


22 posted on 05/25/2008 3:33:19 AM PDT by mrhansen
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To: Obadiah
The big deal is that the practice of homosexual activity is wrong, period. This validates the practice of homosexuality.

A public school, which must be secular by nature, would have to go with what the medical profession now says about this issue: homosexuality is not by itself wrong. If they were to say, "it's against the Bible," and not allow gays in the yearbook, that would offend liberal non-believer parents. (The solution for Christians would be to take their children out of the public schools.)

At any rate, I don't think this is a sign of the collapse of Western civilization. Homosexuals are at most 2 to 3 percent of the population, and that's not going to change.

23 posted on 05/25/2008 5:36:04 AM PDT by megatherium
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To: megatherium
(The solution for Christians would be to take their children out of the public schools.)

Do not sacrifice your children on the pagan altar.

Look up the 47 goals of communism in the 1963 congressional record. You'll see why promiscuity, homosexuality, and the dissolution of the family are being pushed.

24 posted on 05/25/2008 5:40:49 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: DesScorp
This stuff is going to overwhelm us, like a black plague, if we don’t fight back. It’s long past time that we put our foot down and started calling a spade a spade here. Daniel Patrick Moynihan was right. We’re defining deviancy down, and we’re too timid to do anything about it.
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The best (and only) way to do that is to remove your children from government school. Encourage other parents to do the same. CLOSE DOWN THE GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS! ( Yes, I am shouting. Americans a deaf.)

Raise up children who can defend their faith and the Judeo Christian principles upon which all freedom rests. Send armies of them to college who are strong enough individually, and as a group, to stare down their Liberal/Marxist professors.

In one generation we could have righteous youth taking their places in business, the arts, theater, film, media, and education.

Can we depend on Christian ministers to help us? Answer: NO! ( They have too many government teachers sitting in their pews putting money in the collection plate.) Parents who love their kids and this nation must join together to form mini-schools, homeschool cooperatives, one room school houses.

First save your kids, then the kids of your congregation.

That is the ONLY way to fight this! The homosexuals have thoroughly and completely infiltrated the government schools. They can not be reformed or fought. The government school rug needs to be pulled from under their feet.

25 posted on 05/25/2008 5:41:49 AM PDT by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid.)
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To: Obadiah
The big deal is that the practice of homosexual activity is wrong, period

But your government does not agree (in fact, in repeated court decisions accepted by the executive branch, your government thinks homosexual expression is a right to be defended with the full force of the law), and this is a government school.

It might be wrong to send your child to a government school. It might be wrong to cooperate with a government school. It might be wrong not to do everything in your power to de-fund and to eventually shut down government schools.

But you complaining about this is like complaining that a wolf ate a lamb.

The school is just acting according to its nature.

26 posted on 05/25/2008 5:47:47 AM PDT by Jim Noble (May 17 was my Tenth Anniversary on FR)
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To: Westlander

So much about the end of same sex sodomy laws being about consenting ADULTS in PRIVATE.

Socialists lie. Always.


27 posted on 05/25/2008 7:08:28 AM PDT by weegee (We cant keep our homes on 72 at all times & just expect that other countries are going to say OK -BO)
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To: mrhansen

How about a photo of the Skins For Hitler youth group (unofficially, not school sanctioned of course)?

Don’t you think that it would stir up bad thoughts and resentment that they managed to get it IN the yearbook?

The bigots at the school may not have ever placed any slurs in the book or said them in your company but you’d still be uncomfortable with seeing their lifestyle celebrated in the yearbook.


28 posted on 05/25/2008 7:13:32 AM PDT by weegee (We cant keep our homes on 72 at all times & just expect that other countries are going to say OK -BO)
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To: trumandogz

Make Megan and the other girl sisters engaging in incest and tell me if you still find it to be a beautiful statement.

Reminds me of Matt Groening’s old Life In Hell comic strip. When asked what Jeff and Akbar’s relationship he replied something along the lines, “they are gay lovers”, “or brothers”, “or both”, “whatever is the most shocking”.


29 posted on 05/25/2008 7:17:28 AM PDT by weegee (We cant keep our homes on 72 at all times & just expect that other countries are going to say OK -BO)
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To: Westlander

When my oldest daughter was in high school, she was yearbook editor and she fought a tough battle to get one page for the kids that went to the High School Rodeos. I can’t imagine something like this. There was a gay couple in her high school- they wanted to attend prom as a couple- were told NO WAY. The high school had always allowed couples to hold hands, and show a minor amount of affection for each other until the gay couple came along- then passed very strict “NO public display of affection” rules so no one would have to see them holding hands. BTW my daughter graduated in 2000 from a very small rural high school- so this is literally everywhere.


30 posted on 05/25/2008 7:18:58 AM PDT by Tammy8 (Please Support and pray for our Troops, as they serve us every day.)
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To: Westlander
More ado about nothing.

Get a clue, it's a public school. These kid's parents pay taxes. The comments and photos that I saw were not sexually specific. Did I miss that?

Here's a suggestion. Let's high profile every reference to gay in the media, post a thread, and rail about how homosexuals are shovinbg their lifestyles down our throats.

Let's not go to the gay parade, but post pictures here saying how terribel the world has become becauise of some idiots.

And don't forget. The sky IS still going fall.

31 posted on 05/25/2008 7:21:28 AM PDT by purpleraine
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To: Westlander

And 15-20 years from now, when Megan and her girlfriend have given up this lesbian fad and have husbands and children of their own, they’ll have to explain these pictures to said children....


32 posted on 05/25/2008 7:31:53 AM PDT by Amelia
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To: weegee

Comparing homosexual students to neo-nazis? Isn’t that a tad bit extreme.

If any of the homosexuals in the year book start advocating the death of all those who are different from them, then I will join you in your abject disgust of them.

Seriously, I know/work with a few gay people, and they (at least the one I know) are not trying to recruit any children or bring about the fall of western civilization. They usually just have fondue parties and drink chocolatinis.


33 posted on 05/25/2008 7:32:40 AM PDT by mrhansen
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To: Westlander

When did Clovis High School become a part of the Albuquerque Public Schools?


34 posted on 05/25/2008 8:30:36 AM PDT by SlapHappyPappy
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To: I got the rope

Yes, Clovis is a small town of about 35,000. The folks there are typical southwestern conservatives. Over the last decade there has been a growing Latino gang presence. It has created violent incidence in the schools. I’m glad my daughter pulled my granddaughters out and put them into private schools. Looks like the administration has now taken up the gay agenda diversity crap.


35 posted on 05/25/2008 9:04:01 AM PDT by hdstmf
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To: mrhansen

You are so wrong on so many levels. They did include love quotes from the dykes couple, which is certainly unacceptable.


36 posted on 05/25/2008 9:40:28 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: Hildy

I agree it is too late. The MSM and Universities now rule along with the lawyers and Judges.


37 posted on 05/25/2008 10:16:06 AM PDT by therut
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To: DesScorp

Yep they have gained acceptance I mean acceptance that what they are doing is good and normal. Too late. They played their cards including their legal cards well for decades to get to where they are today. Everyone sit by and just did not care or know.


38 posted on 05/25/2008 10:18:42 AM PDT by therut
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To: ohioman

Who cares if they included ‘love quotes’, so long as they were not cursing, using overtly sexual language, or anything else that is over-the-top.

I don’t like anyone meddling in my affairs, so I do my best to extend the same courtesy to those around me. I may not agree with it, but I am not going to try and stop someone from doing something that makes them happy.


39 posted on 05/25/2008 11:11:47 AM PDT by mrhansen
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To: mrhansen

“Just because I don’t necessarily agree with something doesn’t mean I am going to tell anyone whether they can or cannot do it.”

That’s completely different from glorifying it in the yearbook. Your attitude is part of the problem. You’d stand aside with your Libertarian philosophy while evil overwhelms us all.


40 posted on 05/25/2008 11:47:03 AM PDT by DesScorp
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To: DesScorp

I am afraid that Mr Hansen is one of those gay glorifiers who just love to pop-up and infect these types of threads. I guess the infectious pop-up blocker has yet to be installed.


41 posted on 05/25/2008 11:59:50 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: wintertime
Either one thinks homosexuality is something that sounds good or to most of us it instinctively sounds gross. Being gay isn't learned. Sin is hereditary. It goes back to Adam and Eve.
42 posted on 05/25/2008 12:05:40 PM PDT by the lastbestlady (I now believe that we have two lives; the life we learn with and the life we live with after that.)
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To: DesScorp

I still fail to see how homosexuality is ‘evil’.

I can maybe understand if you found it to be mildly nauseating, but to put it up there with evil...?

Once again, if you don’t like something, don’t participate in it. You act like you have some right to keep from being offended by the perfectly legal actions of others.

Give me a break.


43 posted on 05/25/2008 12:52:40 PM PDT by mrhansen
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To: mrhansen
Where is your own handbook that defines what is good and what is evil?

Have you published it? Has it been accepted and tested and proved for many generations?

Or are you just making it up as you go along?

Give us a break.

44 posted on 05/25/2008 12:55:16 PM PDT by bvw
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To: ohioman

How am I glorifying homosexuality and homosexuals?

I just take issue with a bunch of busy-bodies, like yourself, thinking you have some sort of obligation to meddle in the affairs of others.


45 posted on 05/25/2008 12:55:26 PM PDT by mrhansen
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To: bvw

So, you are basing your opinions of homosexuality solely on the Bible? What about those who don’t believe in the Bible? Should they all be forced to fall in, lock-step, with you?

If homosexuality is such a scourge on society, just do your best to avoid participating in sort of gay sex.


46 posted on 05/25/2008 1:00:05 PM PDT by mrhansen
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To: weegee

If that is you standard, then the yearbook should prohibit pictures and statements of affection by straight couples.


47 posted on 05/25/2008 1:00:36 PM PDT by trumandogz ("He is erratic. He is hotheaded. He loses his temper and it worries me." Sen Cochran on McCain)
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To: mrhansen
I note only that you absolutely avoided answering my main question and my follow-up questions based on that main question.

What is your own definition of good and evil? Have you published it? Has it been accepted by an established group? Has it been tested and proven for generations?

48 posted on 05/25/2008 1:04:17 PM PDT by bvw
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To: trumandogz

That ... also would be wise. Such “at the moment” notices in a yearbook — published, not scribbled in on the last days of school — are like tattoos of old girlfriends.


49 posted on 05/25/2008 1:06:20 PM PDT by bvw
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To: mrhansen

You sure sound alot like OWK...


50 posted on 05/25/2008 3:25:44 PM PDT by Darksheare (Do you or anyone you know suffer from Bunny on the Head?)
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