Skip to comments.Thanksgiving Is A Good Holiday To Come Out As Gay or Lesbian [And Be Shown The Door]
Posted on 11/22/2012 3:53:19 PM PST by Steelfish
Essay: Thanksgiving Is A Good Holiday To Come Out As Gay or Lesbian
By Ned Martel November 21
Word to the wise: Thanksgiving is the proper holiday to tell your family that youre a homosexual. Its arguably secular, so youre confronting tradition, not faith. Even though National Coming Out Day is in October, this is the day when gays and lesbians, newly announced or otherwise, are really driving it all home.
This no longer needs to be such a big deal, even if this months election somehow emboldens waves of guess-what conversations Thursday night. Awkwardness is predictable, but expect the unexpected. A few years ago, a friend of a friend told his sister that he was going to tell their parents his news at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Seated and fretful, he listened as she spoke up first. Before he even got his throat cleared, she came out ahead of him. Nobody said this was going to be easy.
America is decades past the Very Special Episode phase, when a prime-time discussion of gayness had public-service overtones. Back then, most televised gays were camouflaged as witty warlocks or fastidious professors.
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Secular? Giving thanks to whom?
>>Secular? Giving thanks to whom?<<
obozo and the gummint.
I see no reason to embrace unhealthy, unnatural desires. Any guest in my home who wishes to celebrate perversion will have a very short visit.
They play the Michael “ObamaZombie” Baisden radio show at work all the time and he was promating this type of coming out stunt just this week.
IMO if you care anything about your friends and family you wait until you can do it at a less sensitive time. Just no reason to destroy someone else’s holiday. No reason.
Of course, someone might be tempted to say that many homosexuals are all about the ME, ME, ME!!!!!!!!
Things that make you go hmmmmmm.
Washington was a devout, and active member of the Episcopal Church. He was also an honorable member of the Episcopal Vestry as well. While I don’t share the same denomination as Washington, he was a strong advocate for tolerance toward Jews and Catholics. Sadly, the libs conveniently leave out plenty of facts such as these about George Washington.
How very trendy. It’s the free love of the 60’s all over again, only honed to perfection. EXQUISITE pain for those old “Republican” parents. Serves ‘em right!
“Mom, please pass the biscuits and mashed potatoes. The turkey and the dressing are great, and by the way.. I`m gay. Oh.. dark meat, please.”
If anyone at my Thanksgiving dinner would decide to “come out”, I would knock the stuffing out of them, hogtie their manicured hands and feet, drag them back into their ‘closet’, lock it, throw away the key.
I received an email from a fellow DVC faculty member:
“Tuesday, November 20th is national Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). It is a day to memorialize victims of anti-transgender crimes. The DVC Queer-Straight Alliance Club created body outlines around campus acknowledging and honoring those who have been killed as a result of hatred and intolerance. Please take a moment to read their stories if you see them around campus, and feel free to pass along this information to your students.”
Sexual inclinations, if one actually cared about etiquette, belong in private discussions with your parents outside of Thanksgiving. I don’t care and don’t want to know what someone does with their private parts, I mean how would one like to know how I got my wife pregnant at thanksgiving? I guarantee you that even she would be really offended at the impropriety of what I just said. And that’s the problem, people nowadays have just about no sense of manners whatsoever, and what’s even worse, they absolutely love voting for people who have some awful sense of etiquette on the National Stage that my wife would be enraged like a mother bear at me if I acted in such a way to her, much less guests. It’s disturbing, but since somehow today’s prevailing attitude, backed by legal thugs, is that etiquette no longer matters, our nation really is screwed. Put in mind that rude people will rule the country, if they don’t already, in terms of voting power as well.
Do homosexuals tend to be drama queens? The whole premise here is that they should make a dramatic announcement during Thanksgiving dinner. They know that some will be shocked, and some will be accepting. But many won’t know how to react to such news. And then the liberal gay activists will say, look how bigoted and homophobic their friends and relatives are. They will say that such homophobic reactions ruined Thanksgiving.
But in reality, the homosexual who has to stage this coming out drama at such a time creates distress for everyone else by his behavior in doing this.
I don’t pretend to know how a homosexual is supposed to announce his/her inclinations, but I think that Thanksgiving dinner and a major announcement is NOT the best way to handle it.
Dear Mom and Dad,
I just want to take a few minutes before this thanksgiving
dinner to tell you that I’ve decided to come out about
my sexuality, you see, I love turkeys and I had sex
with this one while you all were in the den watching the
parade. Now let’s eat.
“Well son, nobody here at the table really cares or wants to know what you do in the bedroom. TMI, STFU, and pass the gravy.”
“Well, that’s very nice of you. After you leave here today, don’t come back, because you just pissed on me and everything I ever taught you. I don’t want to see you, and I don’t want to know you, because what you are doing is wrong, and evil, and I want no part of it.”
If my son or daughter told me that, I would allow them to get one my pistols and holster rigs, they would be given 30 seconds to put it sll on, then we shoot it out.
I think we need a national Get Back In Day. Or how about a We Don’t Want to Hear About It Day. For crying out loud, why do these poor messed up people think the world revolves around what they do with their privates? What a bunch of self-focused miss-fits. Just be quiet, mind your manners, be nice, and pass the gravy.
Oh...and Happy Thanksgiving to my American FRiends!
Anybody who intentionally stirs up controversy at holiday dinners needs to have their ass kicked.