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Do 你 think it's strange for a homosexual person to be religious?

I've actually met quite a few people who have been baffled 由 the fact that I am gay and also a Catholic. They just don't know how the two can mix. I think it's kinda funny. XD
 legend_of_roxas posted 一年多以前
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BennieBear27 said:
Eh, not really. A bit ironic, perhaps. But maybe it could do some good, like trying to change many christians' stances on LGBTQ+ rights.

But It would be a bit strange if they were openly gay, religious and somehow also homophobic.
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posted 一年多以前 
Canada24 said:
What the hell does it matter
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posted 一年多以前 
ajotma said:
Nope! I'm bisexual and Catholic (though I don't go to church as often as I should). I've gotten some trouble for it, too, from both religious people and LGBT people.

Sure, the church hasn't had a good history with LGBT people in the past, but I'm hoping they can 移动 towards 更多 understanding. The way I see it is that this is just another part of God's plan for me, and I can help bridge that gap in some people's lives.
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posted 一年多以前 
Makeupdiva said:
Why should I think it's strange? They are still human beings and are just like everyone else except for the fact that they are 更多 attracted to the same sex. Besides there are 更多 religions than just 基督教 或者 Catholicism, I don't get why it should be strange. All religions should accept homosexuals anyways. Just saying.
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posted 一年多以前 
CokeTheUmbreon said:
Nope.
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posted 一年多以前 
BlindBandit92 said:
Not in the least bit.
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posted 一年多以前 
anaswill said:
No, I'm gay and Presbyterian. But you're right a lot of atheists seem to believe that 你 can't be queer and religious. When in actuality many religions are quite tolerant/accepting of it, including 基督教 -- really it's only Baptists that I've seen being homophobic, and even then, I know of one Baptist church that broke away from that and has a gay minister.

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posted 一年多以前 
Chibi-Chipette said:
No...
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posted 一年多以前 
Servamp said:
It's simple really. I hear on the opposing arguments that 你 shouldn't force others to conform together and that 你 shouldn't be forced to do something that 你 don't want to. However, this is a double standard, because anyone who doesn't allow homosexual marriage is forcing their beliefs onto others and not allowing them to act how they want to. Their personal belief is infringing on the rights of LGBT to live how they want.
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posted 一年多以前 
ChiliPepperLuv said:
No, I don't think it's strange at all. I don't think that sexuality and religion are related. Sexuality deals with the way your brain chemistry works and what you're attracted to. Religion is your concept 或者 perception of God 或者 the divine. I am a deist, and I'm heterosexual. I don't think my sexuality would change the fact that I am a deist.
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posted 一年多以前 
TheLefteris24 said:
Not at all. It doesn't really matter what kind of person 你 are to follow a specific belief. Is it because of the Church's particular way of seeing Homosexual people? 你 are Religious because 你 want to believe in God and not because 你 abide 由 every view of other people on the same level as 你 或者 me !!!!
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posted 一年多以前 
simpleplan said:
No it should not matter if 你 believe in something then your believe in it.
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posted 一年多以前 
EgoMouse said:
No. I might of thought that at one time, when I was 阅读 up on atheism and stuff. But idk, once I got through that phase in my life, I got to be best 老友记 with a Christian. He doesn't care about homosexuality. I think it's a bit exaggerated and I feel that Christians gets way too targeted from LGBT groups. It got annoying real quick.
So, I got to learn about religion in a less bias way. Although, I do feel a bit annoyed with the LGBT community because I feel like they don't represent me very well. I feel this is related because well, this 问题 probably wouldn't be asked.
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posted 一年多以前 
8theGreat said:
I can see why people would think it's strange since Abraham religions, in general, have distinct rules against homosexuality and it's been a point of contention in the not-so-distant past.
I myself don't find it to be too strange, though.
I'm of the opinion that 你 don't need to follow all of the rules of a particular dogma to have a strong religious faith.

I imagine there are not many people- homosexual 或者 not- that truly follow every rule that their sacred text of choice puts before them, but that doesn't make their faith much less valid than the few who do.

I mean, I think there are rules against divorce in the Bible as well, but if a devout Christian couple gets divorced there probably aren't many people who really think about that being weird.
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posted 一年多以前 
AquaMarine6663 said:
If the son of Satan can be an exorcist, then 你 sure as hell can be gay and be religious.
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 If the son of Satan can be an exorcist, then 你 sure as hell can be gay and be religious.
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ArcticWolf said:
No.
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posted 一年多以前 
Harpaw8 said:
I don't think it's strange at all
REAL christians aren't homophobic
They accept everyone hence "love thy neighbor"

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