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  •  The other way they do it (3+ / 0-)

    is by having an extraordinarily high level of transsexual surgery. If you like men, you must actually be a woman, and vice versa.
    It's a policy that I simply can't understand (especially given that according to someone I know who lived in Iran in the 70s, homosexual acts--though less so long-term relationships--were, um, pretty common, including amongst "straight" men.)

    "America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between." -- Oscar Wilde

    by expatyank on Thu Mar 13, 2008 at 05:37:23 AM PDT

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    •  Well it's run by religious extremists (2+ / 0-)

      Is it really so hard to understand?  It would be like if the rightwing theocons were running this country.  Whatever the public actually thinks or whatever the norm is, that doesn't stop these guys from throwing their morality around.  

      Don't like XOM and OPEC? What have YOU done to reduce your oil consumption? Hot air does NOT constitute a renewable resource!

      by Asak on Thu Mar 13, 2008 at 05:56:29 AM PDT

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