I'd put this in general rants but I almost kinda want some feedback. I think. I don't know. I'm just mad at my uncle right now. He's a very in-your-face type of person- he gets wind of ANYTHING that's a sensitive issue with you and goes for it like a bulldog. He does things like this to my mom all the time and I refuse to let him bully me. I don't think he has the right to. So, forgive me but i just need to let off some steam. I disagree with homosexuality. THERE. I said it in black and white for all the internet to see. I don't think it's healthy, physically, emotionally, spiritually whatever- oh, and surprise surprise, it has nothing to do with being christian- not for me. I have spent twenty years trying to convince myself it's ok through various philosophies and points of view but lately I'm embracing the philosophy that I shouldn't be a liar or a hypocrite and WHEN PEOPLE ASK ME FOR MY OPINION I'M NOT GOING TO JUST TELL THEM THE SHIT THEY WANT TO HEAR. If I EVER say ANYTHING to anyone along the lines of 'no i don't like homosexuality', it isn't because I think it's 'wrong' or 'gross' or makes them a 'bad person', its because I give a fuck and I don't like to see anyone I LOVE doing something I view as harmful to themselves. And because you asked. me. directly. WE'RE ALL GROWNUPS. We all have to make our own decisions. I'm not trying to tell anyone how to think, all I'm asking is that they afford the same courtesy to me. I don't have to agree with or support someone else's smoking habit or bungee jumping, I don't think that makes me a snob or a coward, how is someone else's sex life any different? No one's perfect and I'm not claiming to be the exception. Sorry. Just had to get this off my chest before I haul off and deck the next person to start this argument with me-because it isn't a discussion I have EVER started (...before this, I suppose.) It isn't that I don't empathize; two of the four great loves of my life were women, but I'm not going to support and/or encourage someone to do something I don't agree with. Does that make me a bad person? Is it acceptable to stick up for your own opinions when people go after you? Have I ever come across to any of you as closed minded or a bigot? I'm trusting y'all not to fillet me alive here. But I think that proves my point?