I think it's an interesting angle and a good point, but the fact remains that this sort of thing is at a much higher level of extremity than say a strip club.That said, again, you generally have been implying that its happening to the "Gay community" because they're "Gay". However, you even acknowledge, if this was readily available to heterosexual males it'd likely be happening just as often. Notice that there is a consistent variable in this and its the term "male" not homosexual.
I think it's interesting that no current statistics are easily available via a google search showing one way or the other. It's almost as if it was considered bigotry to even do that kind of survey. I don't know. I couldn't find recent statistics. I think there may be suicide statistics still showing this, but it's sort of off the main point of sexual behavior. As for the causes, that would be interesting to analyze what their notes (if any) said to see what the trouble was, and tabulate the reasons. I doubt that's been done.Again, are these from 20 and 30 year old studies and statistics? Furthermore, again, you seem to be continuing to attempt to imply this is due to the fact they're gay...however could it not be the suicide rates were up back during your decades old studies because at that point it was hugely more negative of a stereotype, greatly increasing the stress over years of a persons life, than it is now...and now its still not great. Would the suicides in that case, if that was the reason for it (Which is as likely as your implication), not be a symptom of the straight community rather than the Gay Community to use your terms?
No, its not. The majority of the gay community does not engage in sexual assault, no matter how much you keep trying to twist it to that. You're trying to equate gay guys banging each other in one night stands to someone illegally forcing someone to have sex with them and acting like they're in the same league. They're not, its disgusting of you to attempt to do it, and the questions of potential bigotry or homophobia when you are attempting to connect such things are dead on reasonable.
Well now you are putting up a straw man, as I didn't say that. I mean, what is the problem with observing ANY group and noticing tendencies one way or another? It's just what I've seen. What was symbolic to me is that there is sexual deviancy throughout the gay community. Perhaps this was a semantic issue, as I'm not saying that the gay community has a majority of rapists within it.
I'm not trying to equate that. I think there is a lot of sexual deviancy in the gay community, more than in other communities. That's what I'm saying.If he was caught having indiscriminate random sex at a rest stop and you wanted to say that its a bit symbolic of the gay community I'd have a bit less of an issue with it. But you're trying to equate rape to being symbolic to the community, which is utter bull****.
If I or someone else comes across current statistics, instead of ones over a decade old, they can be posted to show if I am incorrect, or not. It's just what my life experiences have shown me. I've seen nothing in this thread to make me think differently. I've seen a lot of ad hom and tirades because of the sensitivity of the subject, but it doesn't change what I've observed to be true.