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    Unhappy Pride Parade Hate Mail

    We found this stuffed in our mailbox today, most likely becase the Pride Parade is this weekend and part of it runs down our street (we live in the "gay district" here in Houston). The letter starts out unassuming and just gets worse and worse, not to mention the horrific grammar, and is not the hard work of our official neighborhood watch. I'm bothered by the substance of the letter and still don't quite know what to do, if anything, apart from contacting GLAAD in regards to the defamation (esp the bit about "KEEP YOUR CHILDREN SAFE")


    This isn't a common thing, is it?

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    Didn't read the post yet: But, I just saw the hair on the scanned copy, thought it was my sister's hair on my screen, and tried to wipe it off.

    Edit: All the broken English confuses me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hippl5 View Post
    Didn't read the post yet: But, I just saw the hair on the scanned copy, thought it was my sister's hair on my screen, and tried to wipe it off.
    haha, I did the exact same!
    And that is really hard to read, due to the bad grammer and spelling, as you pointed out. It sounds to me as if the person who has written the letter is extremely paranoid... some of its contents could be taken to be offensive as well.
    I really don't know what to make of that O_O

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    I like the part about Fox news ending the parade if laws are broken. I'm guessing whoever wrote this makes their living by stealing the neighbors disability checks.

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    It's always interesting when somebody tries to influence your opinion and can't be assed to put in punctuation, eh?

    Like, they won't make allowances for anybody else or think about their rights, but they have the right to FREE SPEECH and NO BEER because of something that might have happened in the passed......

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    FREE SPEECH is great but NO BEER can get tae..

    Idiots.

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    I don't even know what that said. It's like it was playing mine games on me...

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    That's pretty disgusting. I wonder if there's a way to trace its source - absolutely contact GLAAD if they haven't been contacted already or better yet, call news stations before the eloquent author of the letter does and beat them to a story.

    Didn't know Pride was this weekend incidentally, hopefully i can squirrel away a little time to get into the city and check it out. Stuff like that letter wouldn't fly here in Berkeley, but then again after Prop 8 very little would surprise me

    ...and what the hell are the Rights of a FREE Speech Discriminate?

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    I guess I should say before I go to bed that this looks like it was written by one person and not by some neighbourhood committee.

    I know plenty of people who have dyslexia or some other disorder, but none of them that I know who admit to having the problem, would make up a flier like that and have it printed without having it proofread by someone else.

    Look for the guy who has no friends....

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    I guess you could put up a counter letter, or a parody of the original.
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    Freedom of speech....

    unless youre a homosexual. :|

    i also laughed pretty hard at the crack dealer part, this is pretty ridiculous

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    Sounds to me like someone that doesn't like gays and is looking for any reason to call the cops on them. I guarantee you it was probably written by the old guy in town that feels that it's his obligation to keep the neighborhood "safe". Probably the same guy that calls in noise violations on any building holding more than 4 teenagers, and yells at skateboarders on sight
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    Another thread about the gay thing?

    Yes, it's okay to be gay. Yes, a lot of homophobia is rooted in bat shit insanity. You are all hereby awarded your diploma in stating the obvious.

    This thread is now about posting cool pictures from GBLT parades:
    Do you Mentler?

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    i wish there was an opposite button to thanking a post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Troubadour View Post
    i wish there was an opposite button to thanking a post.
    The groan button was removed permanently a long time ago. I'm sure most of us would rather not talk about it.. but nevermind :/

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