20 common myths about gays and lesbians

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  1. We want to sleep with you
  2. You can spot us a mile away
  3. One is the “man” and one is the “woman”
  4. We can’t have children
  5. We can’t be monogamous
  6. We are into feathers and leather
  7. We have a choice
  8. We want to convert your children
  9. We hate the opposite sex
  10. We don’t have long-term relationships
  11. We had overbearing mothers and absent fathers
  12. It’s a sickness and we can be cured
  13. Our lives are tragic and sad
  14. We are promiscuous
  15. It’s just a phase and we can change
  16. We’re pedophiles
  17. We just haven’t met the right man or woman
  18. We like to flaunt our sexuality
  19. We’re the cause of AIDS
  20. We are not entitled to equal rights

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Author: Brian

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4 thoughts on “20 common myths about gays and lesbians”

  1. I do not agree with all the above, I believe there are people who make the conscious choice to be gay or bisexual, while there are of course those who are born that way. One does not exclude the other. It’s not a sickness, but it also has no biological function, much like any kind of recreational sexual activity.
    I think the media hype about gays is just to use the controversy to revert the masses attention from the real issues in the world like corporatism, poverty, drugs, the decline of ethics and the all prevalent mind control.

    1. Jenn,

      I’m curious how you think someone could make a choice to be gay or bisexual. Whenever anyone says they think sexual orientation is a decision one just arrives at, it implies they made a choice about their own sexuality at some point.

      I also disagree with your conclusion that gay sex is “recreational sexual activity.” I can guarantee you it goes much deeper than that. Even if two persons of the same gender cannot create a pregnancy, that doesn’t make their sexual activities any less meaningful than those of a sterile heterosexual couple.

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