National Coming Out Day

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  1. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    Today is National Coming Out Day!

    Let's give a round of applause to all our LGBT friends and loved ones, and recognize them for the amazing people they are. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Did you know...

    Almost 90% of LGBT youth are harassed in some form at school.

    In 29 states, you can be fired for being gay or lesbian, and in 38 states for being transgender.

    Only 5 states recognize love, no matter what form it is in.

    More than 14,000 LGBT service members have been discharged for their sexual preference, despite Don't Ask, Don't Tell
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Whats LGBT mean? [​IMG]

    ETA: Never mind.. someone PM'd me and told me what it meant.. I'm a dunce! [​IMG]
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  3. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Life WILL get better, come on out!!! YAY!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    I love days like this. [​IMG] I'm not gay or lesbian myself, nor do I really know anyone who is, but it is one of those issues I strongly support. [​IMG]
  5. the lemon tree

    the lemon tree Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
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  6. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 5, 2009
    Rural Edwardsville
    Kudo's to all
  7. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    I do yearn for a straight, white, SAHM holiday though too... national clean out your closet day?
  8. User66184

    User66184 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2010
    East Coast, Virgina
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  9. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    [​IMG] May all who come out today find the world greets them kindly. [​IMG]
  10. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    I'm a BIG supporter of gay rights. Big. Who other people love does not offend me or lessen what I have.

    I wish peace to all people - no matter who you love or what god you choose to pray to....none of that matters to me - peace to all!
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