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  •  One of these days... (0+ / 0-)

    ...you might learn that gay rights is not transgender rights.  There are plenty of gay people who are bigoted against transpeople...and there are homophobic transpeople as well.

    •  I know they're not the same, but GLBT (0+ / 0-)

      is an acronym commonly used (and extended) to discuss the shortcomings on civil rights for those who are not in the 'sexual majority'.

      You are perfectly fine in disliking Seth; I was just offering some perspective. To each his or her own.

      I see what you did there.

      by GoGoGoEverton on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 09:16:19 AM PST

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      •  We'd hope you would have understood that... (0+ / 0-)

        ...while GLB people are allowed to serve in the military, transgender people are not...and that 5 states that provide protections for GLB people from discrimination but exclude transgender people...et fucking cetera.

        After the years I have spent here trying to educate people about why we need to continue to work for rights for the T, you would think that you might learn when it is appropriate to separate the T from the GLB.

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