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Go figure


Honestly, this is a big go figure moment. A highly anti-gay senator turns out to have a thing for other guys (I'm avoiding calling him gay straight out, he may be bi. The media is having a field day with Bisexual erasure right now). The whole scandal serves as a huge blow to the anti-gay community:

  • First, the lost one of their "warriors".
  • Secondly, how many more of their "warriors" are in the closet.
  • Thirdly, the discovery pushes something that has been debated for a long time, the idea that public people who are highly homophobic are hiding something.

But here's my question, and a lot of people's. Why did he push such an anti gay agenda while he was hiding about himself? Perhaps he didn't want himself to get too "excited". What do I mean by that? Maybe he has a preference for guys, and pushing the agendas he did kept himself in check, making him appear normal, leading right back to point three. Maybe this explains why he's never had any kids with his wife, but age may be a factor there (he has grandkids, so it's impossible to rule out age). Either way, the entire situation serves as a major blow to anti-gay rights groups and members. I wonder if he regrets opposing those bills now. That's my opinion on this all. Kwsn 19:37, 2 September 2007 (UTC)Reply

We could learn a lot from 16th Century Brits.


Note that there is evidence that King James I of England (best known for his "translation" of the Bible) was gay. Also note that during his reign, participation in homosexual acts was punishable by death.

James' contemporary, William Shakespeare, created a quite famous character named Hamlet -- whose line I think totally applies here: "Methinks the woman doth protest too much!"

Raphael s 20:23, 2 September 2007 (UTC)Reply

From "Punky's Whips" I AIN'T QUEER I AIN'T GAY (He's a little fond of chiffon in a wrist array-ee-ay-ee-ay) A wrist array-ee-ay (That's all that is, I swear!) --Brian McNeil / talk 21:15, 2 September 2007 (UTC)Reply