I have no doubt that there are some people out there who discriminate against LBGT members of our community, and I genuinely hope that this ordinance helps protect them. I know African-American members of our community and Native American members of our community who have been discriminated against and my heart goes out to them as well. There will be bigots and narrow-minded people as long as there are people on this earth, but please don't lump all conservatives and Christians into one group. Elkamino's comments are pretty insulting to those of us who have no disagreement with the LBGT community and also happen to be Christians and conservatives.
The last couple of comments don't show much "acceptance" or "tolerance" for people who think differently than you do. Alot of people don't have anything against the LBGT community, but don't agree with the idea of a special ordinance to protect just them. Are we going to have a special ordinance to protect obese people from discrimination too? I'm sure they get looked over for jobs because of the way they look or because they don't project the proper "image" for whatever job they may be applying for. How about bald men, just because they may not be as physically attractive as the next person with a full head of hair that is no more qualified for the position than he is? Where do you draw the line? I'm fat and bald and I demand reparations!
There's a difference in standing up for yourself and going out of your way to humiliate your father in such a public way. I have no problem with her lifestyle, but when she knows her father's feelings toward the subject maybe she should have discussed it with him privately instead of driving 200 miles to belittle him and his beliefs, if, as they have reported, he really had no idea she was gay. Not much of a way to treat somebody you supposedly care about.
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