That runs contrary to being a Pro Homosexual Bigot I think . Now obviously thing might have changed a bit in 4 decades BUT a lot of Men in Close confines quietly thinking about someone being Gay and knowing a few Openly are will never be the same thing and if YOu really want full equality and Gay Sex is no different than the usual kind - Why not just put everybody together - after all at that stage under certain peak circumstances who will then know who's gotten a rise out of who .
Also, believe it or not but I've never met a single person in the military who ever admited to quietly thinking about how many of the men around him are gay. People are NOT that paranoid even if they would feel uncomfortable around a gay person, well maybe you would be. Tell me, when you walk into a church, subway station, elevator, airplane, or any other crowded place do you seriously sit there and think quietly about who might be gay around you?
And lastly gay sex would follow the same rules as heterosexual sex in the military, although im sure the sodomy laws would be removed or ignored, like they are now. Its not like two gay servicemen are going to be sneaking off to the closet in their office or a tent or portie-potie in the field to have sex, at least they won't do it anymore than straight service members. And if they are caught they will be punished the same as when two straight soldiers go off and do that.
As far as people who didn't serve thinking this is a plus: irrelevant. You didn't have to join the military at some point to be a reasonable, sensible American free of bigotry.
And the rest of the 'most' don't wish the military well? Wow. Are you really Navy Pride using someone else's computer?
Last edited by tryreading; 10-19-10 at 07:23 PM.
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Number One > Redress uses that Tagline "Pro Homosexual Bigot" - I didn't invent it.
Number 2> That fact that some of those most wanting this substantial change did not serve should be rather self evident.
Number 3> There maybe some Heavy Heterosexual Group activity around , but I've never been privy to it. Th stuff that once HEAVILY took place in SF Bath Houses kind of shows that some cannot control themselves.
Number 4> Obviously there are Gays in the Military and under like 98% of circumstances I'd leave them alone and in recent years MOST were left alone. Now this insane move (done for Political Reasons) will reinflame things.
Number 5> This will affect Discipline. Count on it.
Like I mentioned, people in the service already have sex with other service members. And unless you are going to tell me that gay people have less control of their sexual urges than normal people, just because they are gay, you have no arguement. I'll give you an example, I know several couples who work together in the same building at my base. They can manage to not have uncontrolable sex on the job. And crazy as it sounds I know, gay people can have that kind of control too. In fact I would be inclined to believe gays can control their sexual urges better in places where its not welcome, because of the negative image associated with it. Now in the Army there's no "PDAs" public displays of affections, couples aren't even supposed to hold hands in uniform and on the job, gays will be given the same rules as anyone else.
Lastly, do you think that no straight people have engaged in orgies? I'm pretty sure its safe to say some have done it in SF bath houses too. Should we ban straight people from the military because of that kind of "stuff?" Or is there a double standard because they are gay? If thats the case I'd ask why there is a double standard, is it just cause you think its gross?
Actually it is Pretty Gross however 2 decades ago I would have liked to see such SF images imposed on the Heartland just to show exactly what was headed their way eventually . You know some Shock Treatment.
Once again most Gays in the Military in the past dozen years or so had no heavy fear. Unless they ran into a Bad situation, outed themselves, Or just wanted OUT - then Life and career went on. Now emotions will really run high and Guess What(?) A lot of Credible Straight Men will get out ASAP because of this stupidity if it lasts.