Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Are You Straight?

I just found this video and had to post it.



When the tables are turned, these questions and comments just sound so ridiculous, don't they? I wonder how many straight people would enjoy these things being asked of them? Probably not too many.

10 comments:

Brandon said...

I'll just add another little comment of my own. This guy is great. You can't help but like him. Watch some of his other videos. Some of them are hilarious.

seithman said...

I suspect most straight people would indeed find these questions ridiculous. Unfortunately, I'm not sure all or even many of them would make the connection to how equally ridiculous they are when asked of gay people.

I suppose I could be wrong, though.

-- Jarred.

Pomoprophet said...

great! I might have to share that!

Brandon said...

Jarred,

Yeah, you're probably right.

Jeff S. said...

Interesting. Definitely love the accent.

Brandon said...

I did, too.

Giraffe Pen (기린 만년필) said...

I'm as straight as a meandering river, but I'm married. hahahahah! :)

Brandon said...

Very funny, GP! :)

Janey said...

Some of the questions are rediculious to ask it's very personal to ask a person about their sexuality regardless if the person is gay or straight.

Some questions are completely legitimate to ask.

Since I do believe that what's best for a child is to have a mom and dad. I would ask some of these questions.

Should gays and lesbians be allowed to adopt?

Should you allow for gays to get married?

Since I do believe that marriage is a privilege not a right. It's not about human rights but rather about moral issues.

That said, be does bring a valid point to some of the questions and comments given.

If the table was turned around...

But I've also had a gay friend ask me?

How do you know you're attracted to the same-sex when you've never had "made out" with another woman?

How do you know you're a "lesbian" if you've never been in a lesbian relationship.

But we are also talking about personal experience and what is happening for that person.

How do I know that healing is possible? Because I'm beginning to experience healing in ways I never thought possible. And I do credit this to my faith and relationship with Jesus Christ.

Brandon said...

Those are some good points. I think for me it's just that there's such an attitude with most people that being gay is shocking or should mean that the person experiencing that must be treated different. And there's also all these stereotypes people bring up all the time. The thing I come away with from this video is that we're really not so different as to merit all of these questions. Some probably could be valid, but, well, I hope you get my meaning. It's just that these questions and comments annoy the heck out of me sometimes.