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Cartomancer's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by Cartomancer

I am against the very concept of gay clubs in schools. It labels children in a way analagous to labelling them as belonging to a religion.

No.

Religion is chosen, sexual orientation is not. The problem with religious labelling is that it seeks to force children into choosing a particular religion. People do not choose their sexual orientation any more than they choose their hair colour or their chirality or their height.

Gay-friendly organisations can be vital in helping to create a safe, tolerant space for vulnerable gay children and teenagers in schools. Especially where the wider culture might be less than tolerant or safe.

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 02:02:30 UTC | #896968