Homosexual

BabyPhat21

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who is a homosexual here also bisexual???

I am not.....but I grew up by SF so I am cool :)

In my Deaf Culture class - something caught my attention about the gay/lesbian signs - that they dont like it and problems because they have their dual culture - the homosexual and the deaf culture.......I was wondering how do you feel and how is it for you??? Forgive me if I am not making sense here.
 
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kuifje75

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Well, I'm gay.

I'm not sure about what you mean about the signs, but I think it is pretty much the same for hearing gay ppl. If a straight person calls them a faggot, it's like calling black ppl the n word. But within the gay world, a gay calling other gay a faggot, it's viewed as a joke. I know that double standard exists and thats what sucks really.

As for signs, I know some ppl dont like the "G" on chin for gay, so they fingerspell GAY instead. Me, I just sign "G" on chin, it doesn't matter to me. I don't like the sign for "faggot" though, or even this word at all. I think it has a psychological aspect associated with this word, a very negative one.

I hope I am making sense and answering your question somewhat.
 

Lasza

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I do remmy name of community like GLBT in some places. GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transexual). Some ppl choice only Gay and Lesbian for some reasons.
For my theory, bisexual still part of homosexual even hetrosexual, too. I still welcome bisexuality ppl into Gay/Lesbian world.
 

Wolfboy

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Im not. In Chicago theres a area called Boystown. Its a gay/bi/lesbian community. So Im cool with it. I been there a couple times when I when to get something to eat for the a party at my friend's dorm. First time I was nervous cuz it was near holloween and they were all dressed up. My cousin was with me nearly leaving me behind. Now im use to it and i got friends that are gay and lesbian. They are cool and funny as hell.
 

nozobo

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I'm gay here... am in the closet around my family but am so out of it and being myself when I'm in other states with my relatives or deaf strangers... I welcome any gay, lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, anything... I don't believe in gay world at all.. I believe in diversity world!
 

Fly Free

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im lesbian

the signs that Kuifje had described is the same way i sign it

im out with my family and friends and i welcome diversity like PDP had said and so has Lasza -- i welcome diversity
 

BabyPhat21

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Originally posted by Fly Free
im lesbian

the signs that Kuifje had described is the same way i sign it

im out with my family and friends and i welcome diversity like PDP had said and so has Lasza -- i welcome diversity
you dont use the lesbian sign??
 

javapride

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Im a lesbain and VERY out with my family and friends, i also like fly free, PDP and Lasza says i welcome the diversty.
my signs for gay is back and forth depending on the location, i also sign lesbain with a L on the chin nothing bad nothing harmful it's just a s i g n nothing discrimting abt it.
 

BabyPhat21

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Originally posted by javapride
Im a lesbain and VERY out with my family and friends, i also like fly free, PDP and Lasza says i welcome the diversty.
my signs for gay is back and forth depending on the location, i also sign lesbain with a L on the chin nothing bad nothing harmful it's just a s i g n nothing discrimting abt it.
well I heard in my deaf culture class that there is some controversy about how to sign Lesbian... I think there was a journal article......I will post it up here later........I was just wondering......if you heard anything about it or how you feel about it???
 

Mizzou

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Well I do see different of "lesbain" in signs. I think it is crazy see "L" on cheek! I would say it on the chin but me :x I am out of the closet as lesbian but prefer call me as gay. geez
 
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kuifje75

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@Allisonjoy this thread is not about if you have GLBi friends, it is about what signs are used. What signs do you use for these?
 

Lasza

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I think word "Homosexual" is too strong word. Rather use other words instead of that word.
 
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