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    Red face The Gaymer Thread

    Inspired by a certain other off-topic thread that gained a lot of attention recently, I figured MyGaming could do with a spot for all LGBTQI + other gamers to sort of congregate and perhaps discuss stuff that impacts us - gaming or otherwise.

    While I use the term "gaymer" a bit tongue-in-cheek - because let's face it, gamers are gamers, and the term doesn't quite encapsulate everyone - but sometimes it's good to know there's a place you can go to talk about stuff that, sometimes, straight people just don't get.

    Like how unfair it is you can't romance Garrus with MaleShep in vanilla Mass Effect *cries into hand-painted Team Vakarian banner*

    Aside from that, though, I feel MyGaming should be, and is, a place that you can be free to be you - and when it comes to sexuality or sexual orientation, sometimes that can be daunting, and sometimes you can feel very alone in the world.

    So think of this as a thread to discuss all things LGBTQI related - even if it's just to ask what LGBTQI stands for.

    It can be a place to come out, seek advice, share experiences, or connect with other gaymers, or whatever you feel is relevant (see note below).

    Everyone is welcome.

    Note: this is a hate-free zone, and forumites who insist on coming in here to stir nonsense (gay, straight, or otherwise) and spew hate or push veiled anti-gay agendas will be dealt with accordingly.

    This is a pro-gay thread. If you believe being gay is wrong, disgusting, unnatural, offensive, against your religion, or a choice, you should probably not be here.

    This is not a place to defend being gay - we just want a happy space.

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    A bit soon for this thread me thinks but I'm keen to see what happens
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ike_009 View Post
    A bit soon for this thread me thinks but I'm keen to see what happens
    I think as a catch-all thread (with no specific "agenda" so to speak), it should be fine. Its purpose is simply to provide the platform where there wasn't before.

    I like to think that anyone who feels they would disagree with the content would be able to stay away the clue is in the thread title, after all.

    Quote Originally Posted by Iam3G View Post
    I will start by asking, what does LGBTQI stand for? (Seriously, don't know the abbreviation...)
    Haha, it basically means Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Intersex.

    It's supposed to cover the broader and more specific sexual identities - though a lot of people debate how far it should go in terms of adding on identities. Generally people just use LGBT as the standard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by qornea View Post
    It's purpose is simply to provide the platform where there wasn't before.
    *cough*





    Journalists are forbidden from making these kinds of typos!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycanthrope View Post
    Journalists are forbidden from making these kinds of typos!
    *Checks clock*

    It's past 5, I'm off the clock.

    Quote Originally Posted by Solitude View Post
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    Someone had to.
    I'm glad this thread got the "gay seal" of approval haha!
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    Quote Originally Posted by qornea View Post
    *Checks clock*

    It's past 5, I'm off the clock.
    You can ninja edit without an edit tag!!!

    YOU CRAFTY FIEND!



    Well-played, sneaky earth-queer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycanthrope View Post
    *cough*





    Journalists are forbidden from making these kinds of typos!
    Also, I would have made it The Gaymer Thread - with caps you know?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Murph View Post
    Also, I would have made it The Gaymer Thread - with caps you know?
    Matter of preference

    So, like, any of you in Sweden?
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    I will start by asking, what does LGBTQI stand for? (Seriously, don't know the abbreviation...)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Iam3G View Post
    I will start by asking, what does LGBTQI stand for? (Seriously, don't know the abbreviation...)
    Lesbian Gay Bisexual transvestite Queer Intersex

    @qornea
    Cool
    Last edited by Ike_009; 20-02-2014 at 05:16 PM.
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