Skip to comments.Bullying link to gay illness
Posted on 12/01/2004 10:29:18 AM PST by presidio9
DISCRIMINATION against gay men, lesbians and bisexuals could be responsible for high levels of mental illness and self-harm, research suggested today.
A study found that attacks and bullying could be linked to the widespread mental disorder that homosexuals appear to suffer.
The widespread mental illness that gays and Lesbians suffer from is a disorder known as homosexuality, not anything else. Period. End of story. Next question?
And all these years I thought homosexuality was caused by being gay...
Being sexually attracted to someone of the same sex is in and of itself a mental illness.
I see the articles at the Scotsman are short and "sweet."
"There they go again..."
A predilection for sodomy is a mental disorder, you buffoons!
I note with interest that the study takes for granted the notion that these perverts were born perverts and were tormented by peers for being perverts when they were little.
That's a bit of a stretch.
Homosexuality itself is a mental disorder on the most fundamental level - humans simply aren't designed to work that way. Often enough it is merely one of many symptoms of deeper, underlying problems, quite often stemming from bad relationships with the same-gender parent.
It's the chicken-egg scenario. The authors have it backwards. It is the mental illness that precipitates their other problems, not vice versa.
I do wish there was some information available beyond the first two paragraphs. I don't foresee this triggering much useful discussion otherwise...
Having been bullied as a kid, this has a "well, duh" aspect for me. We all knew people who were suspected of being gay who got beat up or harassed regularly in school, it's like being fat or poor or a crybaby. I suspect other people are going to have a different conclusion about this common sense link.
Well, it's either bullying, or it's because they are Homos. I bet it's because they are Homos...
Could it be that widespread mental illness might be part of what causes them to behave the way they do in their sexual proclivities in the first place?
Not a PC idea, but one that has not been debunked! When the Psychiatrics removed Homosexuality from being listed as a mental illness is had absolutely nothing to do with any new research proving that it wasn't. Simply Politics.
Excuse me, are you promoting Scientology as a source of explanation or a solution for *anything*?
Bingo. We have a winner for accuracy, truth and brevity.
What is normal behavior? Giving all of your money to a "church" to buy time with a five-dollar E-meter, just so you can find out that your body is full of "Thetans?"
PS: if you donate enough money, you get to find out that your body itself is made up of "clusters" of Thetans.
Which is more aberrant: having male genitals inserted into your rectum (something many straight women do), or spending your life to raise money for an insane cult?
"Excuse me, are you promoting Scientology as a source of explanation or a solution for *anything*?"
I think he's saying more along the lines of *even* the Scientologists agree.
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