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Offline Lyle (Mooska)

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3195 on: September 13, 2020, 10:30:06 AM »

Quite an interesting article.

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3196 on: September 13, 2020, 04:13:07 PM »
Glad you liked it!

He and his skating partner, Gabriella Papadakis, are 5-time European champions, and 4-time World Champions.

Here is their routine from 2019.

https://youtu.be/mc1TNzMJeU8

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3197 on: September 14, 2020, 08:45:47 AM »
 Really beautiful.

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« Reply #3198 on: September 14, 2020, 11:12:24 AM »

Excellenté!

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3199 on: October 30, 2020, 03:23:24 PM »
Interesting article about 'Coming Out' by a past Rugby Union star in Australia.
Not sure you can access the actual article in the Sydney Morning Herald
https://www.smh.com.au/sport/rugby-union/my-own-death-felt-preferable-to-anyone-discovering-i-was-gay-20201029-p569os.html
but it is reported on in the ABC website
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-30/retired-wallabies-player-dan-palmer-reveals-homosexuality/12829940

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3200 on: October 30, 2020, 05:26:24 PM »
Interesting article about 'Coming Out' by a past Rugby Union star in Australia.
Not sure you can access the actual article in the Sydney Morning Herald
https://www.smh.com.au/sport/rugby-union/my-own-death-felt-preferable-to-anyone-discovering-i-was-gay-20201029-p569os.html
but it is reported on in the ABC website
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-30/retired-wallabies-player-dan-palmer-reveals-homosexuality/12829940
I read in in The Age yesterday. It is a very eloquent testimony.

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3201 on: October 30, 2020, 05:42:26 PM »
I read in in The Age yesterday. It is a very eloquent testimony.
My sister sent me an email about it although I read the SMH online (with her password) but do not check sports articles although it is now in main area.
 I later saw the ABC article and now see it is in the NZ news. I guess anything to do with Rugby Union.

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3202 on: October 31, 2020, 06:10:44 AM »
Interesting article about 'Coming Out' by a past Rugby Union star in Australia.

Both very interesting links.  TY for posting.  For sure a hard road to self-being.
The very telling quote of how close he as to the edge:  "I fantasied about disappearing, changing my name and starting my life all over again," Palmer wrote.

Stay safe, stay alive!  V.

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3203 on: November 01, 2020, 12:18:40 PM »
https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/meet-gay-republican-who-helped-defeat-every-anti-lgbtq-bill-n1245615
^^^
In fact, Wyoming, considered one of the most conservative states in the U.S.,
has not passed any anti-LGBTQ legislation since a statute against
same-sex marriage in 1977

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3204 on: November 01, 2020, 12:48:14 PM »
Wow! Great!

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3206 on: February 13, 2021, 01:47:57 PM »
There was an article this morning on Weekend Edition Saturday, an interview with the pastor of a black Baptist congregation in Harlem. A quote of the pastor relating a talk with one of his parishioners, the father of a transgendered child: "My son and I now have a relationship that my daughter and I never had." Powerful words. It occurs at the end of the article (5:40).

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/13/967600318/embracing-the-diversity-of-god-harlem-church-engages-affirms-queer-members

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Re: Is society really as accepting as it claims?
« Reply #3207 on: February 13, 2021, 02:01:00 PM »
great article, thanks Fritzie!