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To be gay = 

47%
682 deviants said it's normal.
16%
233 deviants said Something different, in a good way
13%
189 deviants said My way of life!
9%
133 deviants said To be hetero but without babies
7%
96 deviants said I can tolerate...
5%
67 deviants said I'm indifferent...
2%
28 deviants said More sensitive than others
1%
11 deviants said Disease and/or Pervertion
0%
6 deviants said I can't tolerate

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crimsonati-girl Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
*sigh* I love it on Devart, there are so few people who are prejeduce. I was on yahoo reading an article on the boy scouts and gay leaders, and man! the comments were just full of bitter hatred. kinda makes you sad, no?
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Lady-Of-The-Shade Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2010
My way of life and totally normal =)
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Niazac Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2010
Being gay is like being a leprechaun, there be rainbows and gold :la:
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SirWendigo Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
LOL!
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GothicNarcissus Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Ho selezionato "normal", ma in realtÓ essere gay Ŕ, punto. XD Non ho invece selezionato "my way of life" perchÚ per me Ŕ una cosa abbastanza marginale da non essere considerata un modo di vivere o uno stile di vita, e non mi sento parte di una qualche "comunitÓ gay" o simili.

Mi spiego meglio: io non considero l'omosessualitÓ come qualcosa di "normale", io la considero come una cosa talmente... come dire, triviale da non meritare una parola che la definisca. E' pi¨ che normale, Ŕ intrinseca. In realtÓ, si Ŕ sollevato un enorme polverone su una semplice questione di gusti. Esempio mio: mi piacciono le persone di sesso maschile, con i capelli lunghi, scuri, gli occhi chiari e la pelle pallida. Sono gusti, preferenze assolutamente identiche dal punto di vista ideologico (sebbene nella pratica alcune siano pi¨ vincolanti di altre: i capelli lunghi sono negoziabili, il pisello no), per cui coniare una parola/categoria come "omosessuale" e contrapporla ad "eterosessuale" ha, ai miei occhi, lo stesso senso di "capellolungosessuale" contrapposto a "capellocortosessuale". Ovvero, il fatto che mi piacciano gli uomini Ŕ, oltre che una cosa strettamente personale da non avere ragione nÚ di essere denigrata, nÚ sbattuta in faccia agli altri, un dettaglio su cui Ŕ talmente stupido soffermarsi che trovo altrettanto stupidi sia il polverone discriminatorio, sia il discorso orgoglio qua e orgoglio lÓ, non lo ritengo una base sufficiente per creare un senso d'identitÓ culturale e nemmeno per definirmi.

Ecco, l'ho detto. XD
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SirWendigo Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Beh. Normal è stato messo apposta per riassumere tutto questo. So perfettamente che è riduttivo e mi diverto a fare questi test soprattutto per capire l'opinione della gente che mi segue. Niente di che ^^
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NearWhiteRabbit Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I said my way of life, but, actually it's quite difficult to have a way of life like this. It's difficult to be gay among homophobes T^T
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turketspy Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2010
I'm not, but a lot of my friend are. And honestly, I think they're the coolest people I know. Lol, especially my uncle. But yeah, I really don't see it as bad or anything. I think it's cool. If they can be happy, then by all means go for it.
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mirrorsEverywhere Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2010
Sometimes.... I wish for like... a day... everyone could just shut their eyes and talk to everyone else. (Or better yet on a computer because it's more general with no voices, accent or anything) Get into a conversation with someone knowing nothing about them, not what they look like, or ANYTHING about them. (And during the conversation not revealing details about you personally - appearance, sexuality, etc -, but just chatting, just general things...
Why?
You naturally come to conclusions about the people you meet/see, you don't intentionally judge them, but you do.
I wish everyone could do this and just meet people, just the idea of someone without anything attached to them, and see who that person is, with no labels or stereotypes or anything.
I think it would be interesting... if someone doesn't like a 'particular type of person' for some reason, then talked to someone with the qualities they didn't like, would they like that person for themselves? And would they change their mind once finding out about that person? (E.g. Even though they initially liked that person as a human, then change their mind and dislike them, just because of who they are.)
It's sad really... the way everyone is judged.
And it frustrates me sooo much.
The world is a very big influence.
... People need to learn to open their eyes.
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mirrorsEverywhere Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2010
(General statement)

It doesn't matter.
- It doesn't matter who you are, who you like/love/etc.

I get what people say when they disagree with homosexuality. - I understand in general why they think how they do.
I also get what people say when they are for it.
I'm pretty good at seeing both sides of things.
I don't think either are wrong, to like it or dislike it, it's up to people themselves how they feel, and they are allowed their own opinions, but I don't agree with the attitudes people have - When people are cruel just because they dislike who someone else is, (THAT'S wrong).
If you don't like something like someone's sexuality, that is none of your business. You can dislike it, you can hate it. But don't give them shit for it. Don't be an ass-hole just because you can.

I personally don't care what someone's sexuality is. It doesn't matter to me. It doesn't affect how I see them.
But I do support gay rights. I'm all for equality.
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Little-deamon-child Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
i put its normal, cause it completely is
for me...
when my mother is gay, and i'm
pansexual.
I don't get peoples problems about it, once
i actually explain what it is they automatically think

le gasp, you'll screw anything with a pulse!!!11!!1!
People just gotta stop the hate!
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Darkrose1047 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
funny thing is that back in the bc era it was common to have male lovers , it actually meant you were manly enough to domminatea man and woman. XD sorry but its in the text books!
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Sosodei101 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Im gay...lesbian...bi?
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slaadfingers Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
I maintain that few people are 100% straight or homosexual. If you think you are, then you might be lying to yourself... ;)
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kristelvdakker Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
In the Netherlands it's totally normal. They can get married, they can adopt children. When a man loves a man or a woman loves a woman... Who cares, as long as they are happy.
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omtay Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Gay means happy
I don't like how it's used... They need a different word to mean homo... Like...
supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
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PlottingYourDemise Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Student Digital Artist
It makes you awesome in Plotty's eyes:iconhurrhurrplz: I swear, gays are the sweetest people on the planet:iconiloveyouplz:
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Dalal-N Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Well, to ME, being gay means my family thinks I'm not accepting of God enough and that they didn't raise me as a good Christian and the Devil has ahold of me, along with the abuse and cyberstalking I had to deal with when I started having a long-distance relationship with someone here on dA (which ended in me switching from ~InvaderDemeter to *Dalal-N to try and get them off my tail {It didn't work}), but there aren't any options for "It's caused me suffering", so I just picked "my way of life".

I'm either pansexual or bisexual, though, so maybe I'm not 'gay' in the right way.
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Singingtomyownsong Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
What I don't understand is, how come there is roughly 7 people who "can't tolerate it" or think it's "a disease or perversion" but watch your art that's filled with gay characters/characters in gay actions!
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Cinestress Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Filmographer
I was thinking the same thing. Maybe they're watching for the hand of "God" to strike =AudreyDutroux down.
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Singingtomyownsong Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Or maybe they're just really bad closet cases! :P
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MP-R Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
they're going to have to wait a long time because my god is fighting with their gods, and mine is gonna win!
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Cinestress Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Filmographer
OH, YEAH!

:lmao:
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SirWendigo Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
uashuahsuhs! Nice observation XDD I wonder who they are!
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On-A-Sparrows-Wing Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
it's normal. it's the same thing. but possibly better XD and definitely more fun in my opinion
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FrescaFrostbringer Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
The results of this poll show that we've come a long way... it's getting better and better.
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radical-rain Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
I really face-palm'd at those 4 people who said being gay is a disease or a perversion.
Seriously. Gtfo of life assholes.
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SirWendigo Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
yeah.. me too. :( That's sad
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radical-rain Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
:(
I wish people were better..
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silver6kraid Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have at least 3 friends that are gay. They are some of my best friends, I didn't care that they were gay when they told me and I don't care now. I still love those guys all the same....no homo XD
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MP-R Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
no homo? :O
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silver6kraid Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it's a joke XD I said "I still love those guys" I was referring to my gay friends...so I said no homo for laughs. (I'm not gay you see)
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MP-R Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh. I just asked because that phrase came up in a discussion at a conference I went to. You're only the second person since then that i've ever heard use it.
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silver6kraid Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well if I offended you in any way I'm very sorry, that was not my intent.
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MP-R Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
no, you haven't. I was just realizing that it is in fact said....I had only heard it once before. I'm not offended.
:hug:
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silver6kraid Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
okay, I was worried that I might had. That was the last thing I wanted to do.
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MP-R Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nah nah. I'm not offended. But I'm just warning you, there were a few people in my discussion group who were offended by it. I'm not saying everyone is.
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HelenOH Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Hopefully one day it will be as simply as saying "I prefer brunettes", or "taller" ...just a simple preference.
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SaffronSugar Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
I think sexuality is such a silly thing to have such heated discussions, who you sleep with doesn't really change the person you are... homophobia is so strange to me! I don't see what the big deal is about being attracted to the same sex.
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SaffronSugar Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Gods, grammar fail! That's meant to say "to have such heated discussions ABOUT" > _ >
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radical-rain Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
:iconbravoplz:
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SaffronSugar Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
; D tyvm
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pyra-pyra Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I suppose I'm 1/3rd gay, seeing as I'm Pansexual.
Different sexualities are just one of the choices we make in our lives, and I do notttt judge people at all based on which choice they make.
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Halo-Sora Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Being a homosexual is 100% fine. I just hate faghags. Yeah, those girls that are love gay men a little too much. Actually I just hate yaoi fangirls, well most of them.

Anyways, even though I "label" myself as gay and never really dated a guy but I know I fancy men a lot more than woman, and I only had girlfriends but the thought of sex with them is disgusting... I'm a homosexual with heteroromantic... omfg my life

wtf am I writing... D: Whatever, still posting I'm like totally hungry and bored... :|
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radical-rain Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Why do you hate people who like yaoi...? (also "faghag" is quite derogatory. It even has the word fag in it. for someone who supports homosexuality...) why would you hate anybody for their interests?

Would you hate me if I said I had a fetish for balloons? (I don't actually have a fetish for balloons, I'm just using it as an example).

There's way too much unnecessary hate in this world. Seriously. I fail to see what is wrong with indulging in the make-believe relationships of gay men. Care to elaborate?

It's not my fault I like yaoi. It is my choice to indulge in it, but I don't hate you for your interests, so why should you hate me? :/
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Halo-Sora Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Most fans of yaoi tend to not understand the real relationship of two men. They have this weird thoughts on it. Like the whole uke and seme thing, and whatever else is in popular yaoi manga/anime. The uke is always week, the seme is like a rapist, the pretty boy is always the uke and so much more examples that the fans put on real life men. It hits a little close to me when people tell me what I have to be just because it's in what they read. Then I'm scared to date a guy and have him think the same as the girls and think just because I'm the "pretty boy" I'm going to bend over.

I really don't care if they watch gay porn. But like I said, it's most I dislike. The ones that leave stupid comments like "omg rape time!" and sure it might be a joke but that's just messed up.
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radical-rain Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
No. That is a stereotype which is not actually true. The fact that you say that just makes me shake my head.
A smart person like you should know not to stereotype an entire group of people based on the views or actions of a few morons.

I have never once met a single yaoi fan who had a jaded or incorrect understanding of homosexual relationships. Not once. Perhaps this is just because I'm lucky, but I have a hard time believing that because I'm active in a few communities, such as Y!gal and smackjeeves, where they are many yaoi fans.

On the contrary, most yaoi fans actually have friends who are gay men. I absolutely do. I know many gay men, and most of whom are in relationships with other men. I know what real homosexual relationships are like.

Remember, yaoi is not real. It's designed to be melodramatic and unrealistic. That's the entire point, or else it wouldn't be very entertaining. That's why you get stories where a guy is raped, but then turns around and says he loves said man. Just because this is the way most yaoi stories are, that doesn't mean that the readers are going to believe that it's accurate by any means.
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Halo-Sora Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
I'm sorry, but most fans I do meet act like that. I guess I have bad luck meeting people then. It's not a surprise since I do have the worst luck...

And you are 100% right. Sorry if I came off like a douche. I'm just really uber sensitive to the whole gay romance.

I just need to find other fans who are not so stupid...
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TakikoSohma Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconclappingplz:

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ShiningThanatos Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
Good Morning, I am Nemo.

People have been making a huge deal out of sexual identity for a long time; only in the past decade or so do people seem to want to admit publicly that any non-heterosexual orientations exist (except, of course, when referring to "those people" or whatever).

I lived in San Francisco when I realized I was gay, avoiding (as much as possible) communal and familial prejudice. Looking at the world and listening to myself convince me that sexuality is just another trait, not something "bad" or "good". However, people have always generalized different peoples as the "other". Heterosexism and homophobia really boil down to the prejudice against the different. People who cite religious material are just trying to point to a higher authority to "justify" an irrational, impersonal hatred, a signature practice of bigots throughout history.
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