Early U.S. Census hint shows dramatic upsurge in same-sex couples

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  1. FreeState macrumors 68000

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    Seems more and more people are comfortable not hiding anymore... good thing.

    http://ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=5801

     
  2. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    This would seem to confirm prior expectations that as society becomes more accepting, more people will be willing to stop hiding who they are.

    Encouraging all around. :)
     
  3. citizenzen Suspended

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    [sarcasm]

    Or, it could mean that the more people are exposed to the gay, the more people turn gay.

    It's a conservative's nightmare come true.

    Could it be that homosexuality is contagious?

    [/sarcasm]
     
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    I can't believe I just read this.
     
  5. IntelliUser macrumors 6502

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    The Republicans keep getting more and more out of touch with most Americans.
     
  6. kavika411 macrumors 6502a

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    You must be new here. Citizenzen likes teh strawmen.
     
  7. citizenzen Suspended

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    Do you usually try to believe sarcasm?

    It wasn't meant to be taken seriously.

    Though many a true word ...
     
  8. macquariumguy macrumors 6502a

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    It's those damned heterosexual couples that are to blame. They're the ones who keep having gay children!

    Ban heterosexual couples if you want to get rid of gays!
     
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    See? More sarcasm.

    I can recognize it even without the [sarcasm] tags.
     
  10. Surely Guest

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    It's a good thing you put those sarcasm tags, otherwise someone may misunderstand your intentions.;):p:rolleyes:

    The sad thing is, there are people who will actually believe that teh gay is spreading, instead of the reality that gays are just slowly coming out of hiding.

    It's good to know that society is at least starting to change enough for people to stop hiding who they are.
     
  11. lewis82 macrumors 68000

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    Well I wasn't sure if it was sarcasm or not. But I've seen many people with similar opinions on this forum.

    (And mind you, it's much harder to detect sarcasm when you can't hear the voice of the person.)

    Well this one was much more flagrant ;)
     
  12. macquariumguy macrumors 6502a

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    The irony is his post was tagged fore and aft as sarcasm (how did you miss that?) where mine was humorous and/or tongue-in-cheek, but is truth.
     
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    Mother Nature is to blame for spreading "Teh Gay" as you call it.

    There are just too many ****ing people in the World, so this will cull the herd somewhat.

    :rolleyes:
     
  14. Grey Beard macrumors 65816

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    Heh heh heh, catch me if you can.
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  15. MacNut macrumors Core

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    I blame those Kardashian sisters.
     
  16. FreeState thread starter macrumors 68000

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    If you read this on an iOS device those sarcasm tags do not show...
     
  17. Surely Guest

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    Me too. I blame them for pretty much everything bad.

    I once saw a couple of them in Malibu, but I didn't get close enough to shake my fist at them....or at least, for them to see it.

    :D
     
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    Indeed.
     
  19. Surely Guest

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    I'm reading this on my iPhone, and I can see the sarcasm tags. :confused:
     
  20. .Andy macrumors 68030

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    Perhaps they only show if you are gay?
     
  21. FreeState thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Are you using the mobile version of the site?;)
     
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    Hey sailor.

    Nope. I prefer the regular version on my iDevices. The mobile version seems like it's missing things, like [sarcasm] tags. ;)
     
  23. CaoCao macrumors 6502a

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    only sick people hurt gay people for being gay
     
  24. Surely Guest

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    Um, yeah. What does that have to do with my post that you quoted?:confused:
     
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    Does this mean you are in favour of equal marriage rights?
     

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