Out to Build Bridges

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Out to Build Bridges

This is a LGBTQ+ group.  All men are encouraged to join, including straight men.

However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  

The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.

Debate is expected, but this is for building up bridges not tearing down people.

Main rule: don't be a jerk.

Members: 58
Latest Activity: May 17

Discussion Forum

Coming out as bisexual scene on Madam Secretary

Started by Doug B. Last reply by Poe Dameron May 17. 2 Replies

Just curious if anyone else saw this scene on Madam Secretary this past Sunday night. Thoughts?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GI2GqpeaIloContinue

Expositions: Letting Others Know About Your Orientation

Started by Milo Morris. Last reply by Poe Dameron Mar 14. 10 Replies

I started this thread so that sexual minorities here at AoM have a place to discuss coming out. From what I have experienced, there are as many different ways to make a disclosure about one's sexual…Continue

Boy Scouts: my failed attempt at bridge building

Started by Salt Dragon. Last reply by Sir Dec 23, 2016. 3 Replies

I am curious if I"m going about bridge building in an effective way.  Sorry this is so long. Let me explain.Growing up I enjoyed boy scouts for the male camaraderie in a largely female dominated…Continue

Article: The emerging science of 'bromosexual' friendships

Started by Doug B. Last reply by Salt Dragon Dec 22, 2016. 13 Replies

I thought this article would be a good read for members of this group:…Continue

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Comment by Poe Dameron on May 15, 2017 at 11:02pm
I'm glad I slowly started coming out of the closet before I entered a relationship with a woman I wasn't attracted to.havent outed myself to my mother yet, and the first person I told was one of my cousins when it slipped out in the middle of an online chat
Comment by Paul MacAlindin on June 17, 2016 at 6:11pm

Got into a twitter battle on this one, so bring it on, guys: https://www.gaytimes.co.uk/life/40049/paul-macalindin-orlando-fight...

Comment by Michael J. K. on February 24, 2016 at 10:56pm

Amen to that Sir Edmund

Comment by Michael J. K. on February 8, 2016 at 12:26am

I am okay the way I am.

Comment by Sir on January 13, 2016 at 9:56am

Accepting as they are people we accept as they are, but not accepting people we don't accept, should be an easy enough task for all of us!

Comment by David R. on January 13, 2016 at 8:35am

I am getting so tired of guys trying to come up with weird reasons why some persons are not heterosexual.  Why can't we just accept people as they are?  (And in this group to be accepted I do not include pedophiles or persons who rape.  That is completely different from sexual orientation.)

Comment by Michael J. K. on November 2, 2015 at 11:32am

hugs

Comment by Michael J. K. on August 2, 2015 at 3:31am

hope all is well with everyone

hugs to everyone here

Comment by Milo Morris on June 28, 2015 at 10:03am

I'm glad to see that coming out to people is working out well for you so far.

Comment by Milo Morris on May 21, 2015 at 9:00am

Hey Michael. Lots going on in RL as the concert season draws to a close, and I'm nearing the end of my securities licensing.

 

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Drew replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"Again thanks for the responses. 2 part-time roles may be an option, although I don't know how each employer would feel about me having another job. It wouldn't lead to any sort of tax penalty provided HMRC (our equivalent of the IRS) knew…"
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J. Exalto replied to J. Exalto's discussion Globalism in the group The Great Debate
"Are you saying people in poor countries without such generous welfare systems don't need jobs more than people who live in North America?  It's hard to be unemployed anywhere, sure, but I can't imagine it being easier to be in…"
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Shane replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"Why are you getting rejected?"
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Shane replied to J. Exalto's discussion Globalism in the group The Great Debate
"I'm sure they need them more than people in North America do. Stopped reading right there."
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Globalism

There's been a lot of talk about globalism lately, so I want to get people's opinions on whether it's a good thing or not (it's not necessary to read and respond to the following diatribe, a simple answer to this question would be appreciated).From my perspective, it's unequivocally a good thing that happens to have bad consequences for some people, but benefits the same people in some ways as well.  I understand that a lot of small, one-industry towns are dying, partially as a result of…See More
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Danny replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"This may be a bit of a stress but have you considered doing two part time roles at the same time? I don't know if it will affect your taxes or impose a penalty on your 'second' income or anything like that but you could make the hours…"
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Drew replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"Hi everyone, Thanks for the replies. My fiancee doesn't drive and there's not much public transport at night in this area (if any) so her getting a night job isn't really an option. I don't have a particular job in mind at the…"
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Danny replied to Drew's discussion Dealing with a depressing job
"Hello! Are you working mainly night shifts because there aren't any vacancies elsewhere in the hotel? A move to another department could work out better for your schedules. It's not ridiculous that you're unhappy about not seeing…"
8 hours ago

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