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Generation LGBTQIA
NY Times ^ | 1/10/13 | MICHAEL SCHULMAN

Posted on 01/10/2013 1:21:43 PM PST by Borges

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If the gay-rights movement today seems to revolve around same-sex marriage, this generation is seeking something more radical: an upending of gender roles beyond the binary of male/female. The core question isn’t whom they love, but who they are — that is, identity as distinct from sexual orientation.

But what to call this movement? Whereas “gay and lesbian” was once used to lump together various sexual minorities — and more recently “L.G.B.T.” to include bisexual and transgender — the new vanguard wants a broader, more inclusive abbreviation. “Youth today do not define themselves on the spectrum of L.G.B.T.,” said Shane Windmeyer, a founder of Campus Pride, a national student advocacy group based in Charlotte, N.C.

Part of the solution has been to add more letters, and in recent years the post-post-post-gay-rights banner has gotten significantly longer, some might say unwieldy. The emerging rubric is “L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.,” which stands for different things, depending on whom you ask.

“Q” can mean “questioning” or “queer,” an umbrella term itself, formerly derogatory before it was appropriated by gay activists in the 1990s. “I” is for “intersex,” someone whose anatomy is not exclusively male or female. And “A” stands for “ally” (a friend of the cause) or “asexual,” characterized by the absence of sexual attraction.

It may be a mouthful, but it’s catching on, especially on liberal-arts campuses.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda
What...The...Hell?
1 posted on 01/10/2013 1:21:46 PM PST by Borges
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To: Borges

I wish all LBGTQIA’s would just go MIA


2 posted on 01/10/2013 1:29:24 PM PST by PeteePie (Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people - Proverbs 14:34)
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To: Borges

The acronym will only get longer and more ridiculous as they add other freakshow categories.

Intersexed? Good grief. A birth defect is not a sexual identity. Then again, neither is a mental disorder ... and “transexual” has been included for a while.

SnakeDoc


3 posted on 01/10/2013 1:29:41 PM PST by SnakeDoctor (Come and take it.)
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To: Borges
Whatever these people want to call themselves -- could they please start keeping it to themselves... no one cares beyond members of your own small group as compared to the rest of the population.

I don't think they grow beyond a self-absorbed 14 year old.

That's the reason they get on peoples' nerves.

4 posted on 01/10/2013 1:30:10 PM PST by xtinct (The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you..Be Strong Patriots!)
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To: Borges

The world is going seriously to hell in the proverbial hand basket—but not to worry—we haven’t started granting marriage licenses to Man/dog relationships yet..............

Tune in next week for a possible update.


5 posted on 01/10/2013 1:30:29 PM PST by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: Borges

LGBTFOS


6 posted on 01/10/2013 1:33:02 PM PST by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: PeteePie
I wish all LBGTQIA’s would just go MIA

I'd also like the LBGTQIAEIOUandsometimesY to STFU. I have no interest in hearing about their recreational uses for their private parts and their demands that everyone else celebrate same and provide them with special rights because of them.
7 posted on 01/10/2013 1:36:35 PM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Borges

Why don’t they just use these letters: IARFU


8 posted on 01/10/2013 1:38:41 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: PeteePie

Not GTH?


9 posted on 01/10/2013 1:56:08 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Borges

Who would have thought they would become even more ridiculous.


10 posted on 01/10/2013 1:56:42 PM PST by PGR88
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To: Borges

‘Perv’ is so much easier to remember.


11 posted on 01/10/2013 2:00:30 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: Borges

I’ll stick with the accurate term of perverts..............


12 posted on 01/10/2013 2:02:34 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: LostInBayport

“I have no interest in hearing about their recreational uses for their private parts and their demands that everyone else celebrate same”

Agreed. Anyone who’s universe revolves around their gonads is broken and unbalanced.


13 posted on 01/10/2013 2:03:35 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: PeteePie

I’d be okay with them if they’d STFU.


14 posted on 01/10/2013 2:13:23 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: Borges

Would make a great Scrabble word though.


15 posted on 01/10/2013 2:28:31 PM PST by Notary Sojac (Ut veniant omnes)
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To: Borges

I’ve got a more wieldly phrase that covers all the bases: perverts.


16 posted on 01/10/2013 2:28:44 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Borges

I prefer to use the acronym from She, He, It and Transvestite or S.H.I.T.


17 posted on 01/10/2013 2:31:24 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: Borges

The party of "Let's not put people in categories, is... Putting people in categories then they accuse US of putting people in categories..."


18 posted on 01/10/2013 2:43:56 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Borges

I thought the B stood for bestiality. Maybe they should make that part B squared.


19 posted on 01/10/2013 2:47:50 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Save the nation, have your family's progressives spayed or neutered.)
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To: Borges

Just homeschool or religious-school your kids, ban Hollyweird indoctrination shows like Parenthood, New Normal and Glee from your home, teach conservative and founding principles....and wait. Your kids will be miles ahead of the soulless ghouls being forged by the depraved evil culture.


20 posted on 01/10/2013 3:05:34 PM PST by montag813
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To: svcw

lol.....sounds about right.


21 posted on 01/10/2013 3:07:52 PM PST by Girlene
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To: Borges

Soon to be added: the “P” for oppressed NAMBLA “second-class citizens.”


22 posted on 01/10/2013 3:14:51 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Borges

Libtards have created this alphabet-soup, balkanized “normal”.

All they want to do is pigeonhole, label, divide, balkanize, into groups that they can then pit against each other as they use the dialectic to get their goals accomplished while fooling most to think that they’re actually making the choices, and deflect any groups’ anger onto other “problem” groups and not themselves.


23 posted on 01/10/2013 3:29:43 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Borges
....the new vanguard wants a broader, more inclusive abbreviation.

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I’ve got one for them: PERV, short for “pervert”.

The idiot writer does not know the difference between an abbreviation and an acronym.

24 posted on 01/10/2013 3:30:52 PM PST by Bigg Red (Sorry, Mr. Franklin, I guess we couldn't keep it.)
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To: Borges

Oh, isn’t it exciting, the way today’s youth “define” themselves! And it’s our responsibility to keep up! /s

Why don’t they just call themselves Perverted Unnatural Lumps of Flesh and get the hell out of my face.


25 posted on 01/10/2013 3:42:20 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: Borges
Geez.

They can't do any better than "You are what you hump." ?

You can't get much shallower than that without goiong 2D.

26 posted on 01/10/2013 3:51:03 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Borges

I just call them “SC’s” for sexually confused.


27 posted on 01/10/2013 4:04:59 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Psalm 144

“Anyone who’s universe revolves around their gonads is broken and unbalanced.”

you aren’t talking about the average adolescent male are you?


28 posted on 01/10/2013 6:19:15 PM PST by IWONDR
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To: IWONDR

Lets see... Add a P for the polygamists...
And a Z for the zooist.


29 posted on 01/10/2013 7:51:07 PM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: IWONDR

Good point. Fortunately, that passes.


30 posted on 01/10/2013 9:16:33 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: Borges
How did they decide the L goes in front of the G. Focus groups? Meetings? Gallup Polls?
31 posted on 01/12/2013 12:34:08 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: Borges

Well, since gay and lesbian are so ‘maintstream’ in their young eyes, there has to be SOMETHING they can do to shock their parents./s


32 posted on 01/12/2013 12:47:49 PM PST by SuziQ
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