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Study: Majority of US Latinos accepting of gay people

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  1. I love Latinos and think they are so sexy. I have many gay Latino friends. The National Organization for Marriage is an evil Christian terrorist hate group who wants to make trouble between gays, Latinos and Blacks. Go to the Southern Poverty Law Center web site and see their list of Christian hate groups who are making trouble like NOM.

    1. KatieMUrphy 7 Apr 2012, 1:14am

      NOM is also a creature of the catholic church of endless child molestation. Remember Maggie Gallagher – its first leader…………

      who supports traditional marriage – by having 2 illegitimate children.

      Bet her church threatened her with hell and damnatiion unless she kow towed to become the head of NOM.

      Now she’s more or less in the background as her proclivities are known.

    2. Robert in S. Kensington 7 Apr 2012, 1:37pm

      I love latin cultures, absent the catholic church. Spanish men are arguably some of the finest looking in the world.

      Paul, we have yet another hate group in the UK, an exact replican of NOM. It’s called the Coalition for Marriage (C4M), abetted by Labour MP Ben Bradshaw who I’m sure is one of many MPs who are enabling them by their disgustingly vile comments. C4M congratulated Bradshaw. This is what we’re up against.

      1. Staircase2 7 Apr 2012, 10:39pm

        Just for those of us who live in the larger world, I’m assuming by ‘Spanish men’ you mean Latino men (ie ‘Hispanic’ and not men from Spain per se…)

      2. Staircase2 7 Apr 2012, 10:51pm

        …’disgustingly vile’ by arse…!

        Ben Bradshaw (for the easily brainwashed and manipulated amongst you) is a Labour MP who is out, gay and lives with his partner who he married in a Civil Partnership.

        He recently made comments on Radio 4 to the effect that, for him there is no difference between Civil Partnership and ‘Marriage’ because, for him, he already feels as if he is married to his partner – and indeed refers to their relationship in that way…

        As I’ve said on many previous occasions, the use of the word ‘vile’ usually says more about the person using it than it does about the person or people they’re intending to aim it at…

        …’Enabling’ the ‘Coalition for Marriage’ my arse…!

  2. Yes, it’s a very Christian attitude to want to cause divisiveness based upon race. That’s exactly what Jesus said to do. Don’t worry about the “love your neighbour as you love yourself” rule…. that’s easily overlooked.
    What a disgusting bunch of oxygen thieves this NOM is.

    1. KatieMUrphy 7 Apr 2012, 1:16am

      Oxygen is a necessary component of burnings at the stake – a solution for the NOM leadership

    2. Staircase2 7 Apr 2012, 10:40pm

      Bit confused: Jesus didnt say he wanted to cause racist division…

  3. The picture used for this article plays into what I hear a lot of people of color say when it comes to the LGBT community. It’s a white thing, or white people convert people of color. Is it not possible that a Latino person might find another Latino attractive. Or is it ,for people of color to be accepted into the LGBT community we must be in arms of someone caucasian.

    1. David Waite 7 Apr 2012, 1:15am

      Benjamin, you have no way of knowing whether or not the lighter-skinned person in the photo is ‘non-hispanic white’ [a U.S. Census term of art] and the rest of your comment speaks far more about your own prejudices than about what you “hear a lot of people say.”

    2. Honey bunny Benjy (in honor of Easter):

      the darker-skinned guy could be ANY of a number of non-Latino ethnicities.

      meanwhile, the lighter skin guy could VERY well be of pure Latino ethnicity.

      You should be careful when accusing others of making generalizations, that you yourself do not fall into a stereotype trap.

      1. the lighter skin guy could VERY well be of pure Latino ethnicity

        Yes, but I’d say most people would more easily see him as Anglo-Saxon than, say, Brazilian or Nicaraguan.

        1. well, most of the Latinos I know are very fair skinned, and quite a few are blonde.

          1. That’s as may be, but stock images generally dont’ depict exceptions – my impression is that the majority of people seen as ‘Latino’ are not as light-skinned as Anglo-Saxons, or blond.

        2. Staircase2 7 Apr 2012, 10:45pm

          lol ‘Anglo-Saxon’ my arse…He looks more Irish…

          Further proof of how the race debate (as witnessed above) can very easily be hijacked by the American experience (which is already HIGHLY skewed in all matters of ‘race’…)

          Benjamin makes an interesting and valid point albeit one out of context (a bit like Nigel Farrage turning every debate round to the subject of ‘Europe’…lol)

          Of course this all becomes even more ludicrous when people in the UK who don’t really know what ‘Latino’ really means to an American audience, add their two pence in just for good measure…lol

          1. Oh all right, Anglo-Celtic then. :-)

  4. In your face NOM! That is all!

  5. acceptance of sexual diversity doesn’t automatically translate into supporting the same sex marriage

    1. The fact of accepting sexual diversity in this case is still a smack in the face to the NOM, who have admitted that they wish to drive a wedge between LGBT groups and people of different ethnicities.

    2. No, but then it doesn’t appear to have been a question asked in the survey so we can’t know for sure one way or the other.

    3. Staircase2 7 Apr 2012, 10:37pm

      No – but the real question is ‘why should it’…?

      They are two completely different issues…(and the later depends more on definitions/notions of what ‘marriage’ actually means/is than it does about the sexuality of those who take part in it…)

  6. Staircase2 7 Apr 2012, 10:35pm

    Hoorah! :)

  7. Staircase2 7 Apr 2012, 10:55pm

    Can I just say that its a little unhealthy the way that so many people on here are taking a story about the US Hispanic community and instead commenting on how sexually turned on they ‘are’ by Latino men…

    Now I too have indulged in the odd ‘Phwoar’ when talking about certain people who are featured in articles – but it does seem a little odd to only be talking about the whole Latino male community in terms of whether you lot fancy them or not…

    …as if their only function in life is not social, spiritual, intellectual, political but just as eye candy to fuel your sexual fantasies…

    …bloody odd…

    1. Such sweeping generalisations, though they’re not negative but positive in intent, make me uncomfortable too.

      And I think it’s safe to bet the I-love-Latino mentality focuses on a notably narrow (to say the least) segment of that group only, I doubt it includes, say, fat, balding agricultural workers.

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