I'm bisexual, but I don't really have a problem with homophobes unless they're extremely rude or dislike me for it. For instance, I have a friend who doesn't really understand the prospect of LGBT, and doesn't support it. We get into debates sometimes, but most times, we mostly fight about dumb things; like ships. XD
I had voted no, but I was told the other day that I was slightly homophobic. I wanted to deny it, but I had to come to terms with myself that I don't necessarily support the anything of the LGBT, but I don't at all touch the topic. I can't. It's as simple as I don't know anything and shouldn't butt in because I'm clearly misinformed.
To make a long story short, my thinking was so fucked that it stuck with me till this day and I can't fully shake it off. I'm still uneasy when having contact with females that isn't a hug. However, I'm still trying to shake off that of cause it's really petty and unnecessary.
Ok but why are there people trying to defend heterosexism with shit like "well that's their opinion" and "so long as they're not rude about it it's no big deal"? 'Not rude about it' is a really broad way of putting it; someone can be incredibly quiet about their bigotry but still vote against a minority group having the rights they should have had a long time ago. This is especially dangerous thinking when you put into account that MOGAI rights do not stop at homosexuals, and heterosexism (AKA homophobia) likely isn't the only problematic attitude these people have.
And yes, people do have a right to their opinion, but that doesn't mean they get to force that opinion on other people and keep them from having the same basic rights as everyone else. That is the problem with not only heterosexism, but all of the other -isms out there.
I want to kill the people who voted that they are homophobic. And usually, the homophobes are the ones to make death threats. Its just FUCKING disgusting to see and know there are people out there, who are against love in "another form"....when really, its not another form. Love is love. No matter what gender and so on.
I will rip you homophobes a new one, come at me bro.
well homophobiaersonally offends me and is a bitch because I am a homosexual (well, homoromantic), I can get intensely activist sometimes, for example when someone uses the word 'gay' as an insult, idk.
my parents tried to raise me so that i'd end up being racist and homophobic and look at me now half my friends aren't the same colour as i am and do i give a crap? hell no i don't i've got a girlfriend for god's sake and i find gay couples as cute as kittens
It doesn't mean "cisphobia" and "heterophobia" are real. A gay or trans person telling a cis or straight person to kill themselves is bullying, but it is not oppression and should not be considered the same. Also, considering there are tons of people who are actually dying in real life for being trans/gay/bi/ace/etc while almost no one is being killed for being cis/straight...getting your feelings hurt on the internet is nothing compared to actually being oppressed by the majority group for several years.
I understand what you're trying to say and that you are triggered by mentions of death and death threats and whatnot. All I'm saying is that there is a major difference here and that it's important to notice it. No one is oppressed for being straight. Getting their feelings hurt on the internet does not count as oppression and never will. So calling it "cisphobia" and "heterophobia" is just...??? Really gross.
homophobes want people who love each other to die and that's not quite good also there are a lot more homophobes than homosexuals tbh And they all find us 'ew' and want us 'shut down' because we're unnormal
sorry but we have all the existing rights to say they should burn in he'll or wever Because they're the bad They literally hate love and please, who hates love jfc
I think South Park said it better than me in the episode with the boy scouts. Although it did imply that it's okay to deny homosexuals entry into an establishment because it's a private club and you own it, it's pretty clear that that's not their intention in making it, it's that people shouldn't be chastised for their opinions if they're nice people otherwise. I'm not homophobic though, I certainly was at one point when I was a LOT younger and dumber but I'm more mature now.